Fairlawn Students Going to Michigan

Fairlawn Elementary School’s Intermediate Odyssey of the Mind team has earned a spot to compete in the World Competition to take place in Lansing, Michigan in May. Odyssey of the Mind teaches students to problem-solve in a creative way. Students are encouraged to “think outside the box” in order to solve open ended long-term and…

Frances K Sweet Kindergarten Flower Power

Frances K. Sweet  students in Kathy Offerdahl’s kindergarten class planted sunflower seeds and are keeping a journal to record the growth of their plant and all of the things that they are learning about them.  Pictured from the left, Holly Howard, Azarriea Desir, Ryan Johnson, and Noelle Edmond are waiting anxiously for their plants to…

Southport Treasure Hunters Welcome Students Back

Sixth grade students Ainsley Bent and Allysha Lillard lead the way through Southport Middle School’s Tunnel of Hope upon return from Spring Break. Students were pleasantly surprised when the entire Southport staff was there to welcome them with signs, high fives, and encouraging words.  The Treasure Hunters also included the City of Port St. Lucie…

Samuel Gaines Academy Science Expo

The science teachers of Samuel Gaines Academy K-8 worked collaboratively to create a Science Expo for 5th & 8th grade students. The purpose of the event was to prepare students for the FCAT Science Assessment.  Several community and district level science experts sponsored standards based curriculum stations where students interacted with activities specific to their learning…