Students in Lesley Eagle’s fifth grade gifted classroom participated in the Stock Market Game and placed first in the Elementary Division! They were honored at a recent awards ceremony. Pictured, from left, are Carson McCann, Matthew Ongel, Ms. Eagle, and Jack Siruchek.
Morningside Elementary School’s second grade teacher Sarah Roddin is reading, “Have You Filled a Bucket Today?” by Carol McCloud to her class. This book is a guide to daily happiness for kids. Her students enjoy beginning their day in a positive way.
Fifth grade students at Morningside Elementary in Brad Culbertson and Mary Mascello’s classrooms put on an outstanding production of “Robin Hood” for their parents and students. Students not only performed but also created all of the costumes and sets for the production.
Ten St. Lucie County Schools eighth grade students were recently awarded valuable incentives for future success with President’s Challenge/Take Stock in Children scholarship awards held recently at Indian River State College. Through an application process, all the selected scholarship recipients sign a contract agreeing to maintain good grades, to stay out of trouble, to stay away from drugs and alcohol and to graduate from high school. Those who meet the challenge will receive a scholarship towards tuition only to attend IRSC for two years, followed by two years at IRSC or another Florida public college or university. Pictured, front row, from left, German Torres of Samuel S. Gaines Academy K-8, Frederick Johnson III of Lincoln Park Academy, Johnathon Burgos of St. Lucie West K-8, and Gabriella Cano-Lagos of WestGate K-8. Second row, from left, Brandon LaPolla of Oak Hammock K-8, Abigale Miller of Southport Middle, and Jane Clement of Ft. Pierce Magnet School of the Arts. Third row, from left, Superintendent Michael Lannon, Monica Smith of Southport Middle, Bruce Isenhour of Dan McCarty School, and Nicholas Fisher of Southern Oaks Middle.