Allapattah Flats third graders enjoy science for fun

Third grade students at Allapattah Flats K-8 School have been studying scientific investigations. To get the students excited about science as well as to practice the scientific procedures, teachers and students conducted a scientific investigation using Diet Coke and Mentos. The students enjoyed seeing the experiment and it reinforced their skills and encouraged them to…

Palm Pointe students learn about the legend of apples

While learning about people of the past, kindergarten students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition dressed up like Johnny Appleseed. Together, students created a timeline of the important events in Johnny Appleseed’s life. After they finished their timeline, students enjoyed all kinds of treats made from apples. Pictured is Ariana Costanzo, kindergarten teacher, as she talks…

Fairlawn Students Support Troops

Fairlawn Elementary students in Shirley Helton’s Fifth Grade class are corresponding with troops in Afghanistan. Students are sending care packages and hand-written notes to the soldiers. They also e-mail and skype with the troops giving them words of encouragement and asking many questions about life in Afghanistan. Pictured are Clark Emerson and Austin Jensen loading…

Super Scientist Lab Day at Palm Pointe

The fifth grade students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition participated in a Super Scientist Lab Day.  Through seven different investigations, the students learned about chemical and physical changes.  Each of the fifth grade teachers conducted a different experiment showing either a chemical or physical change.  The teachers rotated through each of the…

Northport K-8 bowls for kids sake and wishes Judi Miller a happy birthday

Northport K-8 School administration, teachers, staff and families participated in Bowling For Kid’s Sake recently at SuperPlay.  The event raised $36,000 to benefit Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Saint Lucie County.  Just a few of the many programs that assist the children of Saint Lucie County include  site and community based mentoring and literacy opportunities. The event also gave…

CIA Day at SLWC

On Tuesday, September 17 four Culinary Institute of America (CIA) chefs presented CIA at St Lucie West Centennial High.  Over 92 high school students from St Lucie West Centennial (SLWC), Fort Pierce Central, and Martin County High participated in four workshops: Chef Donald Sedivy-CIA Graduate and local Chef working in prestigious Private Clubs demonstrated a…

VPK Gold Seal Award

The School Board recognized various school sites for their award winning VPK programs. The schools that were awarded the VPK Gold Seal Award are Bayshore Elementary, C.A. Moore Elementary, Ft. Pierce Magnet School of the Arts, Lakewood Park Elementary, Lawnwood Elementary, Northport K-8, Mariposa Elementary, Parkway Elementary, Samuel Gaines Academy, Savanna Ridge Elementary, St. Lucie…

Middle School Zero Robotics Challenge

St. Lucie County middle school students from Southern Oaks and their teachers were recognized for achieving first place in the national competition of the Zero Robotics Challenge held on the International Space Station on Tuesday, August 13, 2013. The students recognized were Jaeger Johnson, April Vasquez, Maria Blaszkiewicz, Grisel Cabrera, Hansly Ledger, Michael Lefrancois, and…

Constitution Day at Palm Pointe

Seventh grade students at Palm Pointe Educational Research @ Tradition enjoyed listening and learning to guest speaker, attorney Tanya Fender. She came to talk to them about the Constitution, rights and responsibilities.  The students later were able to ask questions and discuss the information.  It was a very informative and educational experience for the students.