Westwood JROTC Cadets Earn National Award

Westwood JROTC Cadets Earn National Award

Nine JROTC Cadets from Ft Pierce Westwood High School join 76 Cadets from 8 area high schools in Southern Florida in earning the JROTC RECONDO Award.
Only 150 Cadets have ever earned this award since its inception. Cadets traveled to Scout Key Florida and over a 4 day training period completed the following training:
Rappelling; High COPES Obstacle Course; Swim Test; Snorkeling; Drownproofing; SCUBA; 5 Mile Open Water Kayak Course; 6 Mile Road March; Water Leadership Reaction Course.
To Date, this is the only training event of this type held nationally within the JROTC Program.
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Panther Battalion RECONDOs!
Front row L to R – Jennifer Arriola, Madison Taylor, Brandon Green, Christopher Clapp
Back row L to R – LTC Rodriguez (Camp Commander), CSM Dottin, Stephen Wauters, Sean Neff, Bruce Isenhour, Alex Rediker, Dakota Russell, LTC Caldwell

Summer Reading Adventures at White City Elementary   –  June 11 – July 30

Summer Reading Adventures at White City Elementary – June 11 – July 30

June 11th was the grand opening of the White City Elementary Media Center Summer Program.  White City students are encouraged to stop by to check out books and participate in the weekly themed activities.  Deisy Baza and Marissa Thurman learned about fireflies.  After listening to the story of Moongirl by Henry Selick, they enjoyed creating a sequel to the book.  Themes for the summer include, fireflies, butterflies, dragonflies, bats and more.  Several WCE teacher are volunteering their time as guest readers, and lending a helping hand with the activities.