Southport Girls on the Run

The fourth season of Girls on the Run (GOTR) at Southport is underway! Our team of 15 brave and beautiful girls will participate in Heart & Sole, a physical activity-based positive youth development program that addresses the social, mental and emotional challenges particular to middle school girls. The 10-week program inspires girls to be joyful,…

Southport Middle School Selected for NAEP

Southport Middle School eighth grade students participated in the National Assessment of Educational Progress, an assessment also known as NAEP or The Nation’s Report Card. According to NAEP, the results of the assessment are a way to show what students nationwide know and can do in different subjects. The results provide educators, policymakers, elected officials…

Running Full Steam Ahead at Southport Middle School

Southport Middle School is Running Full STEAM Ahead! Southport Middle School presented an amazing night of events on December 19th across the school campus for our students and families. The South Florida Science Museum from West Palm Beach hosted a STEAM event with 20 interactive high-tech activities including a 3D Printer, Virtual Reality Headsets, Lego…

Southport Middle School Rocks

Students at Southport Middle School celebrated World Kindness Day all week long. The National Junior Honor Society started each day with kindness quotes on the morning news show. They passed around kindness bracelets that included random acts of kindness. They also handed out kind cheerful notes to teachers and students throughout the week. To help…

Southport Middle School Sixth Grade Retreat

Southport Middle School’s sixth grade students enjoyed an engaging, positive, and busy day at our annual Sixth Grade Student Retreat. This year’s theme was respect. To begin the day, students met in the gym to give each other positive affirmations in an unusual game of “musical” chairs. They were then split into small groups with…

Southport Middle School Multicultural Celebration

For the past 20 years, Southport Middle School has proudly celebrated the kinship and diversity among the school’s English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) students in Mr. Dana S. Hochberg’s class. This year over 40 sixth, seventh, and eighth grade ESOL students participated in the multicultural event and represented over 15 countries. In addition to…

Southport Middle School Project Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day, Mrs. Sharon Dudash’s class spent the week on a number of environmental projects re-purposing trash into beautiful artwork and gifts. The students made various size holders for school supplies out of cans. Their display also included candle holders and pencil holders from glass and plastic. Everyone enjoyed the colorfully decorated rain sticks made from used cardboard…

The Jungle Book for Kids

Southport Middle School students put on a magnificent performance of the Disney production The Jungle Book for Kids. It all began with an exciting announcement in early January to Mrs. Dusash’s Exceptional Student Education class that all of her students would have an important part to play in the upcoming drama production of The Jungle…

Southport Middle School Sixth Grade Retreat

Southport’s sixth graders recently enjoyed an engaging, positive, and busy day at their second annual 6th Grade Student Retreat. Students began the day all together in the gym giving positive affirmations to each other in an unusual twist of musical chairs. They were next split into small groups with adult team leaders and sent out…

WeatherSTEM at Southport

Follow St. Lucie County WeatherSTEM at Southport Middle School for up-to-date local weather. The Southport Middle School WeatherSTEM Unit is an integration of weather sensors that collects real-time atmospheric data and is available on the stlucie.weatherstem.com/spm  website or mobile app. The WeatherSTEM unit was donated to Southport through a grant by Meteorologist Edward Mansouri, CEO of Ucompass in Tallahassee.…

Southport Middle School Hosts the Hunger Games

Principal “Effie” Nicole Telese officiated Southport Middle School’s first annual Hunger Games Math Competition and Pep Rally. Tributes from 12 districts competed to be the first to solve and answer word problems that were displayed for the packed gymnasium. Each tribute was chosen to represent their district after the course of a week of classroom…

Southport Middle School Drama Performance

The Southport Middle School Drama Department presents THE MUSIC MAN JUNIOR, a part of THE BROADWAY JUNIOR COLLECTION TM Music and lyrics by Meredith Willson and Book by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey. This amazing, fun show, starring a talented cast of Southport Middle School students, was enjoyed by everyone who has attended so far.…

Southport Middle School 6th Grade Student Retreat

Southport’s 6th grade students enjoyed an engaging, positive, and busy day at our first annual Student Retreat. Students participated in several activities and games throughout the day, as well as small group discussions where they learned about each other’s likes and dislikes. In addition to writing motivational letters to themselves (which will be given back…

Southport Recognized with Nutrition Award

Each year the Florida School Nutrition Association honors school food service nutrition professionals with the Nutrition Award. The award recognizes the professionals that increase enthusiasm, desire, development, and implementation of nutrition education activities that reach every region, district, and school in Florida. This year, Cafeteria Manager Eileen Kielbasa and her staff claimed the Region 6…

Southport Middle School Celebrates their Young Authors!

According to award winning children’s book author Donna Gephart, “Friday was the best school visit I’ve done in 8 years. And I’ve had some wonderful ones…These middle school kids inspired me with their creativity, their kindness and their awesome nerdiness.” That’s right, Donna Gephart, author of Olivia Bean, Trivia Queen, one of this year’s Florida Sunshine…

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…

21st Century students showcase their learning

The 21st Century After School Program at Southport Middle School recently held its first Parent Night. This was a night for the students to show the STEM projects they have been working on for the last three months. Next Generation students displayed their restaurant ideas, which they designed from the ground up. Digital Me students…