The Palm Pointe Jazz Band had the privilege to play at the opening of the Paula A. Lewis Library on Rosser Blvd. The students were excited to perform for the mayor, city council members, library staff, and the visiting public.
The 3rd annual “Lights on Afterschool” expo held on Thursday, October 12th at the Fort Pierce Police Athletic League (PAL) was a success. The event showcased many afterschool organizations in our community. Thanks to a grant from the City of Fort Pierce, families who attended and completed a survey were entered in a drawing for a laptop computer. Congratulations to our winners: Terriauna Williams – (5th grade) Chester A. Moore Elementary Zaking Baxter – (10th grade) Fort Pierce Westwood High School Terriauna Williams – (5th grade) Chester A. Moore Elementary Zaking Baxter – (10th grade) Fort Pierce Westwood High
Northport teachers are amazing! The seventh grade Stingrays team include Tracey Lejeune, Kat Black, Tony Mancini, Jeffrey Bennett, Angela Elliott and Heath Degiovine. Tiffany Tredor, 5th grade Rising Stars teacher, Lorri Lamm, second grade teacher along with NP Media Specialist, Lynne Gruszka are enjoying a priceless friendship and an admiration for colleagues that is not often replicated. Northport is noted for high quality, reputable and fun-loving teachers who bring out the best in their students. Northport is a great place to “make the magic happen!”
October was National Bullying Prevention Month, and PSLHS Jaguars joined the movement to STOMP out BULLYING. Students will continue to take a stand against bullying!
The Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County (EDC) and the Treasure Coast Manufacturers Association (TCMA) introduced 15 high school guidance counselors from St. Lucie Public Schools to some of the county’s most prominent manufacturers. The inaugural School Counselor Tour showcased the wide variety of rewarding careers in manufacturing available to their students right here at home. The group visited A-1 Roof Trusses, Phoenix Metal Products, Maverick Boat Group, D&D Welding, and Advanced Machine & Tool. “The work these people do is incredibly important and has a powerful impact on students’ lives for decades,” said Scott Deal, CEO and founder
This is a friendly reminder. Daylight Savings Time ends Nov. 5th. Set your clocks back one hour.
Students in Andrea Logue’s fifth grade science class at Bayshore Elementary explored sound energy last week. They used tuning forks to investigate how sound is produced by vibrations. Then students were challenged to use those vibrations to transfer the sound energy to the ping-pong ball to make it move. They learned that energy is never used up, but instead it changes form. In this case, sound energy was transformed into mechanical energy. Science comes to life at Bayshore Elementary!
Don’t miss the Fall musical that everyone is buzzing about — The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee! Showtimes: Friday, November 17th at 6:30 PM Saturday, November 18th at 2:00 PM and 6:30 PM Tickets are on sale now at LPAtheatre.webs.com
Annual Mega Yard Sale-Village Green Elementary When: Saturday, November 18, 2017 (In the event of a rain day, the event will be rescheduled. Date to TBA) Time: 7:00 am to 11:00 am (Set-up time 6 am to 7 am; clean-up time 11:00 am to 11:30 am.) Where: Village Green’s Front Parking Lot Check-in Table will be located near the front office, please check in to confirm your parking spot. You will be given two parking spots one for your vehicle and one to sell your items. They will be parallel to each other; you will only need to purchase one
Educators coming together to help educators is the underlying theme of this year’s annual West Gate K8 Hispanic Heritage Festival and Fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, November 18th on the school’s campus located at 1050 NW Cashmere Blvd. in Port Saint Lucie. Community members are invited to enjoy music, games, live performances, and a variety of food from 1PM to 5PM. Many schools in Puerto Rico were left in ruins as a result of the devastating winds and rain from Hurricane Maria. Event organizer, Assistant Principal Esther Muniz-Guzman, explained that donated items such as paper, pencils, glue sticks, and other school
Third grade Rising Star instructor, Lorena Wilson, and her students had a wonderful time celebrating Amelia Bedelia and Her Idioms Day recently. Students and teacher used the lesson as an extension of a study on figurative language. Mrs. Wilson dressed as Amelia Bedelia and students dressed as the literal meaning of idioms that they learned about in class. Students then invited other classes to come into the room and play “Guess the Idiom” game. Students decorated themselves as “like the cookie crumbles,” “it’s raining cats and dogs,” “the icing on the cake,” and “fresh as a daisy.” Every student in
Northport Deans, Billy Hicks and Georgia Stone, along with Clerk Kachina Hall, are doing a superior job of taking care of security at Northport. Not only are they working on anti-bullying efforts and focusing on positive behavior efforts, but they are also working on a good citizenship program called “Step Up Northport!” “Step Up Northport” is a student call-to-action to be good citizens, learn to “see something, say something” in all avenues of life, in the school and in the community. Students are learning about cybersecurity and the foundations of our government. Congratulations on an exemplary job to these super
ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL – Principal Juanita Wright along with Frances K. Sweet Elementary (FKS) students and staff invite veterans to the 9th Annual Veterans Day Celebration slated for Friday, November 3, 2017. This time-honored celebration of distinguished service men and women is held on the school’s campus located at 1400 Avenue Q in Fort Pierce. Event organizers Helena Grapsy, Tammy Davis, and Barbara Bennett encourage veterans interested in participating in the ceremony to meet ten minutes prior to the 9 AM kick-off in order to line up for a parade of appreciation that will wind through the FKS campus. The
Principal Juanita Wright along with Frances K. Sweet Elementary (FKS) students and staff invite veterans to the 9th Annual Veterans Day Celebration slated for Friday, November 3, 2017. This time-honored celebration of distinguished service men and women is held on the school’s campus located at 1400 Avenue Q in Fort Pierce. Event organizers Helena Grapsy, Tammy Davis, and Barbara Bennett encourage veterans interested in participating in the ceremony to meet ten minutes prior to the 9 AM kick-off in order to line up for a parade of appreciation that will wind through the FKS campus. The JROTC cadets from Fort Pierce
Lakewood Park Falcons support the anti-bullying movement across the district along with other St. Lucie Public Schools on October 25th.
SLW Centennial High School faculty and staff wear orange to unite and stomp out bullying in recognition of National Unity Day on October 25, 2017.
This year, Northport K-8 School celebrates our 8th annual Unity Day. Students from across the VKP-8 school make posters and banners and march throughout a path pre-marked by our PE coaches. All day long, during resource time, students can be seen marching, carrying homemade decorations and singing choruses of “No More Bullies! No More Drugs!” Northport combines our message of anti-bullying and anti -drugs every single year. The students look forward to Unity Day and the teachers make the day special. We also hold Unity Day door decorating contests for elementary classes and yearly anti-bullying/anti-drug essay contests in the middle
On Friday, October 20, 2017, Allapattah Flats welcomed motivational speaker and State Representative Larry Lee, Jr. as a guest of the Speakers Bureau. State Rep. Lee was introduced by Dr. Donna Mills who began the Speakers Bureau four years ago. Rep. Lee has a passion for reaching young people with a message about “Choosing Success!” Rep. Lee shared some real life struggles from elementary school on up through high school. He admitted that he did not always make good choices along the way but always had people in his life who encouraged him to strive for better things, and he
This past weekend, Port St. Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion Honor Guard helped in assisting staff at the Children’s Emporium. The Honor Guard helped staff with supervising children, setting up games and activities, as well as, cleaning up after the event.
On Thursday, October 26, the Jaguar cadets took a trip to Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) to expand their knowledge of senior ROTC and the college admission process. With a few guest speakers from the admissions office, ROTC and a US Army Officer; the Jaguar cadets have learned valuable information about how their future should go.