Hafsa Saeed meets President Obama while attending the Broadcom Masters Science and Engineering competition in Washington DC last month. A true testament of our Greyhound spirit, pride and excellence. She certainly represented us well!!!
Hafsa received a medal, $1000 for her school (LPA), $500 for herself, and she got a mini planet and an asteroid named after her and for her sponsored teacher.
Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars)
Science costumes give a whole new meaning to Science vocabulary. On Wednesday, October 29, 2014, students and teachers at Morningside Elementary dressed up as their favorite Science term. Some of the terms included texture, stars, clouds, the skeletal system, camouflage, atoms and color. The students paraded through the halls showing their costumes to their fellow school mates.
At the School Board Meeting on October 14th Dr. Judi Miller, Big Brothers Big Sisters, recognized winners from the Bowl For Kids Sake event. 100 % of all monies collected go to Big Brothers Big Sisters Reading Mentor Program. In fifth place was St. Lucie West K-8, Susan Seal and John Keelor. In fourth place was Palm Pointe Educational Research School, Debra Snyder and Beth Wuycheck. In third place was Rivers Edge Elementary, Kerri Walukiewicz and Ashley Easom. In Second place was Frances K. Sweet Elementary, Juanita Wright and Barbara Bennett; and First Place went to Floresta Elementary, Bernadette Floyd and Linda Menikheim.
Pictured are, Debbie Hawley, Christy Nuccio, Barbara Bennett, Mike Fitzgerald, Andrew McIntosh, Ashley Easom, Kerri Walukiewicz, Christine Hill, John Keelor, Susan Seal, Genelle Yost, Bernadette Floyd, and on the front row are, Linda Menikheim, Cemera Clancy, and Judi Miller.
St. Lucie Public Schools were recognized at the School Board Meeting on October 28th who achieved the Silver School Award for 2013-14. The Silver School Award is presented to recognize secondary schools that provide exemplary services to elementary and secondary schools that meet the following criteria: the sending school must have a school volunteer who provides coordination of the program, placement of students, orientation/training for the receiving staff, student/program evaluation, and student volunteer supervision; student volunteers and the receiving faculty must both receive orientation and training; the composite student volunteer hours must equal at least one half the total number of students (FTE count) in the sending school; and elementary schools are not eligible for this award.
The awards were presented to the following schools: Fort Pierce Central High, Fort Pierce Westwood High, Forest Grove Middle, Lincoln Park Academy, Northport K-8, Oak Hammock K-8, Port St. Lucie High, St. Lucie West Centennial High, St. Lucie West K-8, Southern Oaks Middle, Southport Middle, Treasure Coast High, and West Gate K-8. Congratulations!
The Golden School Award for 2013-14 were presented to St. Lucie Public Schools at the School Board Meeting on October 28, 2014. The award went to all schools who had 80% of the school staff participate in training for a school volunteer; a volunteer coordinator designated for recruitment, placement, training and supervision of school volunteers; and, school volunteer hours that equal twice the number of students enrolled in the school. The schools that achieved this award were: Allapattah Flats K-8, Bayshore Elementary, Chester A. Moore Elementary, Fairlawn Elementary, Floresta Elementary, Forest Grove Middle, Frances K. Sweet Elementary, Lakewood Park Elementary, Lawnwood Elementary, Lincoln Park Academy, Mariposa Elementary, Northport K-8, Oak Hammock K-8, Palm Point Educational Research School, Parkway Elementary, Savanna Ridge Elementary, Southern Oaks Middle, St. Lucie Elementary, St. Lucie West K-8, Village Green Environmental Studies School, Weatherbee Elementary, West Gate K-8, White City Elementary, and Windmill Point Elementary. Congratulations!