The SLW Centennial NAVY JROTC Black Talon Company participated in Florida State’s Area 7 Academic Brain Brawl Championships on Saturday, January 29th, 2022. The Brain Brawl Championships pitted 32 NJROTC Academic Teams in a bracket competition where the top four teams competed in the finals. Each team is comprised of 5 cadets, 4 main players, and an alternate that can swap in when needed. SLW Centennial NAVY JROTC had two teams receive invitations to compete in the Championships. Team Alpha was composed of Gregory Vetrano, Sabrina Fortney, Anders Maurancy, Zachary Schumacher, and Casey Fortney. Alpha Team made it to the
Oak Hammock K-8 7th grade students in Mr. Sparacio’s Civics class understand the importance of taking care of their community. The students learned how to monitor and influence local public policies by participating in the Project Citizen project. The project provides a practical first-hand approach to learning about the complex system of government and how to monitor and influence change. Students collaborated to address the concern of losing the local habitat of native animals in the surrounding community. Students worked together to identify the cause of the problem, which is due in part to the increase in population and home
Performance Based Preparatory Academy is one of the schools fighting to break the stigma between finance and food. In two months, Performance Based became eligible to be the site of a School and Teen Pantry. PBPA had to work with the Treasure Coast Food Bank to satisfy their application and site requirements. Once everything was completed, PBPA was officially approved to operate on November 15th. Our students and their families can take home non-perishable food as well as toiletries with no questions asked. In our two months of operating The Corral, we had students and their families reach out more
Treasure Coast High School AFJROTC cadets attended the Kennedy Space Center as a Cadet in Action field trip. They got to experience a rocket launch by the US Space Force and the cadets were in awe of the sights and sounds of the rocket. The cadets got a chance to look back to a part of U.S. History and experience an attraction unlike any other in the world. The Kennedy Space Center is the only place in the U.S. where actual space shuttles and rockets launch into the skies and make history and is still operational today. The trip supported
On Saturday, January 29th, 2022, the Port Saint Lucie JROTC Jaguar Battalion hosted their 27th Annual Military Ball. This event took place at Santa Lucia River Club. There were over 135 Cadets that participated, which also included parents and faculty. Once entering the ballroom, cadets participated in a greeting line by the staff members of the battalion. The event started off with the History of Military Ball with the reasons why it is held as well as a moment of remembrance for our POW/MIA soldiers. Cadets also got the opportunity to experience a traditional Military Grog bowl, and the first-ever
CAST students participated in a variety of 100 Day festivities to celebrate 100 Days of learning. Kindergartners built with 100 cups, shapes, and snap cubes. First graders made a necklace of 100 fruit loops and second graders responded to prompts about being 100 years old. Third graders went on a scavenger hunt for 100 multiplication facts. We are 100 days smarter!
On Friday, January 28, 2022, the Jaguar Battalion participated in the Drill competition at Forest Hill High School. Our Male and Female team competed in unarmed/armed squad and color guard. In the end, we placed 3rd in Male armed squad, 2nd in Male unarmed squad, 1st in Female armed squad, 1st in Female unarmed squad, and 3rd in Female color guard. Overall, PSL performed well and was able to bring home the 1st place trophy.
Students in Mrs. Eibl’s second grade finished up their Antarctica Unit with presentations of animals that frequently visit Antarctica. After researching, they created a habitat and shared it with their classmates.
Village Green Environmental Studies School launched into literacy by hearing the excitement of students playing a game of BINGO for BOOKS. The Literacy Committee received 60 donated books from the Children Services Council, through the St. Lucie Reads Initiative Program to help support the love of reading! Every student had an opportunity to play BINGO for a chance to win a book!