Northport K8 celebrates national library week

Northport K-8 fifth graders in Valerie Niewieroski’s class helped celebrate National Library Week April 8-14, 2012, at the school by visiting the Media Center and checking out new library books and playaways, which are books with a matching audio reader.  Students are voraciously reading books utilizing the playaways. Sixth grade instructor Amanda Sartain commented that the students…

Students’ painted bowls support local charity

Cary Schott, Art Specialist at Frances K. Sweet Elementary, and Janey MacArthur, retired from Westwood High School, volunteered for an Empty Bowls program event recently at the Downtown Farmers’ Market of Fort Pierce. Students from several schools made and painted bowls to sell and raise money for the Treasure Coast Food Bank. Pictured, from left, are…

Jaguar Battalion cadets earn excellence awards

Port St. Lucie High School’s Jaguar ROTC Battalion hosted its 16thannual award ceremony where various awards were presented to deserving cadets. The awardees are selected based on exceptional JROTC performance and superior physical fitness, but a prerequisite for each award is academic excellence. The entire battalion gathered in the auditorium, anxious to learn who earned…

Students rewarded by bunny hopping

Pictured from left, Grayson DiBernardo, Will Nelson, Wesley Varn, and Cedrick Magloire are enjoying a “bunny hop”at F.K.Sweet Elementary. The event was sponsored by the PBS team and rewarded children who met their goals by displaying excellent behavior, positve attitudes, and good manners every day.