Palm Pointe students discover pumpkin mysteries

Palm Pointe students discover pumpkin mysteries

Fourth grade students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition spent a recent afternoon unraveling math and science mysteries about pumpkins! Through hands-on activities, students and parents measured the weight, height, and volume of their pumpkin. They then created a bar graph comparing the data they collected. The students predicted how many seeds were in their pumpkins and also used estimation strategies on a large jar of candy corn. A fun day was had by all!  Pictured are Chase Martin and his mother, Lydia Martin, working together on one of the centers.

Students preview Westwood High veterinary assisting program

Students preview Westwood High veterinary assisting program

Manatee Academy K8 School Vet Prep students and their parents recently visited Fort Pierce Westwood High School’s Veterinary Assisting Facility. Westwood’s Career and Tech Ed (CTE) Vet Assisting and Agricultural Biotech students hosted the campus visit, along with instructors Lisa Davenport and Charles Paschal, with the support of Westwood’s ninth grade counselor Monarae Buchanon. Manatee K-8 Science/Vet Prep instructor Lisa Friend said the visit was a great success, students were amazed at the variety of activities and learning experiences available in the Westwood program, and had many questions following the tour. Westwood students commented on how the Manatee students were so well-behaved and excited to see the high school campus. Pictured are Manatee Academy students Tori Mulligan, left, and Jessica Alles with a rabbit.

Windmill Point students celebrate literacy

Windmill Point students celebrate literacy

Students in Dorcia Reid’s first grade class at Windmill Point Elementary recently dressed up or created posters of their favorite characters and participated in a parade around the school to showcase their favorite character to parents and fellow students. Following the parade, students shared their books with their classmates and explained why they liked the character they chose.

Palm Pointe kindergartners enjoy annual character parade

Palm Pointe kindergartners enjoy annual character parade

The kindergarten students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition recently enjoyed their annual Storybook Character Parade. The students selected a book to read and dressed up as the book’s main character. Students and teachers paraded through the halls around the school so that students in other grades could see them. Parents were invited to come and see the parade too. After the parade, parents went to their child’s classroom to enjoy activities and refreshments.  Pictured are students in Patricia Ifill-Bowen’s class.

Mystery reader visits eighth graders at Palm Pointe

Mystery reader visits eighth graders at Palm Pointe

Lisa Weil and Karol Carvelli’s reading class at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition was visited by mystery reader Adam Jones, a Port St. Lucie businessman.  Mr. Jones, a long- time resident in the area and British national shared his knowledge of English pounds and read from the novel, “Around the World in 80 Days.” Students ate British scones while listening to Jones’ interpretation of Phileas Fogg.  Pictured, left, is Mr. Jones with students from the class and Karol Carvelli, back right.