West Gate K-8 Mustangs are enjoying lessons each week with our Social Emotional Learning units. This week the focus was on learning about positive values.
The Andrew Schmeer Foundation honors the memory of Andrew Schmeer who, on September 8, 2014, was tragically killed in a car accident. Funds raised will help to recognize well-rounded students, along the Treasure Coast, each year by providing college scholarships for those in need and with donations to animal rescues as well as children’s charities. Proceeds from this event will benefit the student scholarship program and local families in need.
The Career and Technical Education department traveled to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to attend the Gaetz Aerospace Institute’s District and School Leadership Conference. Our very own Professor of Aerospace Technologies at Fort Pierce Central High School, Dr. Bispham, was one of the panelists for the conference. Dr. Bispham was discussed the growing demand for the sUAS certification, and took students to the next level by working on drone security projects!
Congratulations to Lincoln Park Academy Senior Callie Zheng! She has been selected as a semi-finalist in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. She is one of 16,000 seniors selected nationwide to compete for 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million.
Mrs. Logue’s 5th grade students made mixtures and then practiced using different tools to separate them by their properties. First, they combined gravel and sand and then separated it by particle size using a sieve. Then, students mixed iron filings into the sand and discussed how to separate them. They decided on using a magnet to get the iron out of the sand. Finally, they mixed salt into the sand and discovered that the only way to separate the salt out was with the property of solubility. Students poured water into the mixture and stirred to dissolve the salt. Then
What a pleasure and a real help to have Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) tutors on campus. With their love and support we have gone from a “C” school to a strong “B.” Thank you so much for your powerful assistance with some of our neediest children. Pictured are Esther Ruppel, Samantha Taylor, Bruce Kitson, Johanna Kitson and Leroy Cohen. Best Wishes BBBS for a wonderful year of assisting children.
It was an amazing morning of intense learning and even more intense emotions. Northport students were enthralled by Mrs. Tiffany Tredor who played The National Anthem on her violin. Five Northstar 7th grade students served as “Instructional Coaches” and gave students five guiding questions using the 5 W’s of Who, What, Where, When and Why. The drama instructor, Ms. Kim Fields, and her middle school students used a special poem to portray and honor the eight children who perished on 9/11. Band director, Mr. Ricardo Renelus and a beautiful ensemble of students played “We Shall Overcome” and a solemn rendition
John Akers (award accepted by Jacunti Prince) Mona Webb and Dorothy Barron Myrna Jimenez and Elizabeth Rivera Nicole Ancewicz, Ryan Zakrajsek, Lisa Bowling, Dorothy Jean Hambrick
Seats are available on a first come, first served basis at Eagles’ Nest Preschool located on the campus of St. Lucie West Centennial High School. See the attached flyer and secure a seat for your child today!
The teachers visited restaurants in Tradition including PGA Golf Club, Longhorn Steakhouse, HopCat, The Great Greek, Panera, and Pop Stroke. The Krawls establish collaboration and partnerships to enhance job opportunities and enrich classrooms with relevant industry needs. Along the way, they saw several St. Lucie Public Schools Culinary graduates working in the local restaurants. We are very poud of our culinary students!
This past weekend, the SLPS Medici Project held its first “Beginning Band A Palooza” at Ft. Pierce Central H.S. 165 beginning band students from APK8, CAST, SGAET, SOMS, SPM, WGK8, PPREK8, MAK8, SLWK8 participated in a group workshop to learn how to put their instruments together, and learn to make their first note on their instruments! High school directors and their leadership students from FPC, TCHS, PSL, and FPWA lead the workshops and helped each musician get off to a successful start. Thank you to Music Man, Inc. who provided “Swag” for all participants.
Palm Pointe Educational Research School held a reward Carnival for students who participated in the Summer Reading Program. In order for students to attend, they had to read a minimum of two chapter books, one of them being a Sunshine State Reader book. Additionally, students had to create thinking maps that demonstrated they comprehended what they read. At the carnival, students participated in activities including ski ball, bowling, basketball, dancing, and a variety of other carnival games. Students also enjoyed snacks and prizes as they participated in the activities. The carnival was filled with smiles, as students celebrated their reading
On Wednesday, August 28th, CAST held their first Stop and STEAM day of the year! This month’s school-wide event focused on the first letter of STEAM, “S”, for science. Teachers in grades K-8 designed and facilitated hands-on activities for their students to study and apply the scientific method in a variety of ways from investigations of color and shape to hypothesizing about changes in particles. Stay tuned for next month’s Stop and STEAM event highlighting technology.
Congratulations to the three recipients of the Social Studies Teacher of the Year Award! Elementary School: Diane Eibl, Morningside Elementary Middle School: Wendy Portillo, Allapattah Flats K8 High School: Luca Bradley, Ft. Pierce Central High School Teachers were nominated by their school administrators and will be recognized by The Florida Council for the Social Studies at their annual conference on October 19th.
First Graders at Mariposa Elementary are enjoying the 2019-2020 Sunshine State Young Reader Award Junior books. Mia Romero and Isabella Cruz are buddy reading their first SSYRA book. They are best friends and are looking forward to reading all 15 of the books this year.