Celebrating Noble Virtues with Southport ESOL Students

State Representative Larry Lee Jr., of the Florida House of Representatives, challenged Southport Middle School ESOL students to continue working hard in school. Through his own life story, he explained how anything is possible when you remain determined to achieve your goals. The students also got the chance to learn about his grassroots community movement…

Southport Students Connecting with the Community

The sixth-grade students at Southport Middle School extended their thanks to residents in our Port St. Lucie community with hand-crafted cards, bookmarks and blankets as part of a school-wide service project. The celebration began outside the media center where students welcomed the residents of Harbor Place Assisted Living, residents of Ballentrae and members of Holy Family…

Southport Middle School Girls on the Run 5K

Southport’s Heart & Sole team had a fabulous time as they completed their 2018 Girls on the Run 5K this past weekend. After completing a 10-week course, you could see the sense of accomplishment as the girls made it through to the finish line alongside their running buddy. Heart & Sole is a transformational physical…

Hoops for Life Celebrity Charity Basketball Game is Coming to Southport Middle School

  An all-star lineup promises to score big for the Southport Middle School (SPMS) National Junior Honor Society’s (NJHS) cancer awareness fundraising efforts. Impressed with the students’ efforts to fundraise, Southport’s lead basketball coach Kerry Parks pledged to help support NJHS’s efforts by donating additional proceeds from the Annual Hoops for Life Celebrity Charity Basketball…

17 Acts of Kindness

The students at Southport Middle School are being challenged to participate in 17 Acts of Kindness in remembrance of the 17 lives lost in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school shooting. Ms. Morgan Kellogg, Southport Teacher of the Year and Student Council Advisor, explained on the morning news show that if 800 Southport students were to…

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…