Weatherbee VPK Field Trip

On April 27th, Weatherbee’s VPK classes were able to go on one of three field trips to the Children’s Museum in Jensen Beach.  It was a wonderful experience for our students to be able to share and learn with other children.  They were able to dress up and look towards what future might await them. …

Weatherbee’s April Peer Leadership

Students in the Peer Leadership Program at Weatherbee Elementary had the honor of meeting Mr. John Arnett, a former Marine, police officer, and teacher.  He encouraged the students by sharing how he grew up, fought in Vietnam, and then served as a police officer in various states before retiring.  He told students not to get…

Weatherbee Math Olympics

Recently Weatherbee hosted our first annual “Math Olympics!”  This exciting event was planned for students who passed a math facts fluency test.  Every student who showed proficiency on these quizzes was able to play Giant JENGA on the stage in the cafeteria and also invited to our outdoor Olympic event.  Students participated in the High…

Literacy Week at Weatherbee Elementary

Literacy Week was a huge success at Weatherbee Elementary.  We had several planned events that helped promote literacy and get the students excited about reading.  To start the week off, students participated in the “Million Minute Marathon” where WBE read 17,421 minutes!  Another powerful activity was the “Buddy Reading” between different grade levels.  It was…

Weatherbee’s Peer Leadership Luncheon

For 36 male students at Weatherbee Elementary, It was an exciting lunch. Indeed, Commissioner Kim Johnson was the guest of honor at the Peer Leadership Luncheon. This luncheon is special program targeting African American male students with low reading proficiency or social/emotional challenges. Every month, these students get together for lunch as they are being…

Literacy Is A Family Affair at Weatherbee

Weatherbee Elementary hosted a “Families Building Better Readers Night”  to teach parents how to help their child become the best reader they can be.  The VPK started things off with a performance of songs and dance.  Later, the parents rotated through sessions on how to help their child become a better reader, while students rotated…

Dental Screenings for Weatherbee

Weatherbee was visited by Ervin Valcin RHD and Patricia Johnson DA, who did a fabulous job seeing our VPK-2nd grade students for a dental screening.  Each year we are fortunate to be able to offer dental screenings to our VPK-2nd grade students at Weatherbee.  Just one more reason to be proud to be a Kids…

Weatherbee ALS Ice Bucket Reading Challenge

Weatherbee collected a dollar from each participant for “Jeans Day”.  All the donations will go to the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association (when the messages from our brains that tell our bodies to move do not get to our muscles).  Along with the fundraiser, the school had an Ice Bucket Reading Challenge! Top readers in each…

Weatherbee Student Led Conferences

On October 23rd and 24th parents and other caring adults were given the opportunity to listen to their student express their academic and behavioral goals and give encouragement as they learn to monitor their own progress and feel  a sense of accomplishment.  We thank all parents and caring adults for their participation and support!  While…