St. Lucie Elementary students recognize Earth Day

St. Lucie Elementary students recognize Earth Day

Students from Leigh Bretherick’s fifth grade class at St. Lucie Elementary School recognized Earth Day by making bird feeders using recycled milk cartons.  Displaying their creations, from left, are Maria Ramirez, Hakem Jean-Baptiste, Blanca Escobar, Cecilio Ramirez, and Salvador Leon.

Palm Pointe students vote for favorite Sunshine State Book

Palm Pointe students vote for favorite Sunshine State Book

Students in third through eighth grades at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition recently voted for their favorite Sunshine State Book.  Students in Jade Joie’s fifth grade class are pictured as they go in to vote. Pictured are volunteers from the National Junior Honor Society, from left, Rebecca Mitchell, media specialist Elsie Garber, Estella Mejia and Coral Bailey.

Palm Pointe first graders explore St. Lucie lagoon with the Manatee Center

Palm Pointe first graders explore St. Lucie lagoon with the Manatee Center

Students in Desiree Miller’s first grade class at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition explored the St. Lucie lagoon with the Manatee Center.  The students captured many different fish and other sea animals in the estuary using nets.  After collecting the different things they found, the students sorted them before releasing them back into the river.  It was a great learning experience and a fun day for all!  Pictured are students, from left, Sabrina Fontanez, Jasmine Chuong, Kiera Murray and a staff member from the Manatee Center helping them.

Northport K8 School welcomes living voices holocaust presentation

Northport K8 School welcomes living voices holocaust presentation

Northport K-8 School was pleased to present the Holocaust program Living Voices recently to all sixth graders at the school.  The Living Voices program is an interactive program that incorporates Holocaust history, the story of the Frank family and video and audio presentation to engage  students in realistic history about the Diary of Anne Frank.  The story enhancement of the program was told from the point of view of a young girl living through the Holocaust who was friends with the Franks.  The program supports Holocaust education in our school and deepens and enriches student information about the Holocaust.  Pictured are sixth graders from Amanda Sartain’s class with the program presenter.