Jaguar Drill Team sweeps drill meet

What does it mean to be a winner? For the Jaguar Battalion Drill Team, it’s the pride of knowing that hard work and dedication pay off.  Port St. Lucie High School hosted the annual Treasure Coast Drill Meet, with four other schools competing.  There were eight different events, and the Jaguar Battalion took first place in…

Garden City Early Learning Academy students see stars

The Mobile Planetarium Tour “Growing Up Great Together Under One Big Sky” visited GCELA with an inflatable dome that introduced children to the night sky while forging cross-cultural connections.  Inside the dome, the children viewed a special planetarium show – One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure (created by Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind Sesame Street and…

Northport honors Presidents Day

Northport K-8 administration, instructors, staff and students commemorate Presidents Day on February 20 by honoring all 44 American presidents. Students are learning information about George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and are celebrating the lives and contributions of US presidents.  It is vital that students remember the history of the country, remember the names of those who worked…

Mayor Benton proclaims new crest for Westwood ROTC

Fort Pierce Mayor Robert Benton recently presented a special proclamation from the city to the Westwood High School administration and ROTC battalion for the new unit patch and crest to recognize their “pride in the past, dedication in the present and confidence in their future.” The school colors of maroon and grey are present in…

Fort Pierce Central health occupations students move on to state competition

The Fort Pierce Central health occupations students competed recently at the regional HOSA Conference. Eleven students from Central competed against students from across the region which includes Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Palm Beach counties. Pictured, from left, are the students who will advance to state level competition, Ruth Martinez, first place Healthy Life Style, Sara…

Bayshore Elementary wins national contest

Bayshore Elementary School was recently recognized by the National Kids at Hope Organization.  The Bayshore Tech Team, under the direction of computer teacher Pamela Garrity, won the “We Connect” theme award in the Kids at Hope Day national contest.  Students created a powerpoint demonstrating Universal Truth #2 that states that “Children succeed when they have meaningful…

Northport K8 sixth graders determine tornado resistance

Northport K-8 sixth grade students in Amanda Sartain’s classes completed a comprehensive unit of study on weather, natural disasters and climate.  Mrs. Sartain, helping students to interact with new knowledge, assisted students by representing new knowledge as a fun and interactive research and engineering design project.  Students researched tornado resistant buildings and built their own…