CA Moore Elementary School had its first Family Night in partnership with its 21st Century After-School Program and the Parent Academy of St. Lucie County. Families came out to learn about how to support their students with reading, how to access the Skyward Gradebook App on their phone, and how to utilize parenting strategies with their students. Everyone gathered for dinner and conversation when done. Thank you to everyone who came to support our students.
On Tuesday, Michael Thomas of the Miami Dolphins spoke to students at CA Moore Elementary about giving back to your community and being a positive part of any community you visit. Pictured from left to right: Scott VanDuzer, Mayor Linda Hudson, Members of the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s STAR Team, Michael Thomas, State Representative Larry Lee, Jr., and Fire Chief Buddy Emerson.
A great big “Thank You” to Jeremiah Johnson, Scott Van Duzer, John Katsock, and Representative Larry Lee, Jr. for the amazing donations of 100 book bags full of school supplies and 45 electric pencil sharpeners to our school. We are very excited to be working together this year. Pictured from left to right: Principal Jennifer Hedeen, Jeremiah Johnson, Scott Van Duzer, Eddie Robinson, John Katsock, and Representative Larry Lee, Jr.
The students at C.A. Moore Elementary received an unexpected visit from Khalil Mack. Mr. Mack is a native of Fort Pierce, former C.A. Moore student and graduate of Fort Pierce Westwood High School. Students had the opportunity to take pictures with Mr. Mack and he graciously provided autographs for students and staff. Mr. Mack is currently a player with the Oakland Raiders wearing number 52.
To celebrate National School Breakfast Week, Cafeteria Manager Maria Coellos-Mayz and Manager Intern Diana Crosdale dressed up to welcome students to school on Monday to highlight the importance of a healthy breakfast each morning. Students were definitely excited to enter the cafeteria on Monday and see what a wonderful breakfast the cafeteria staff had prepared for them.
Ms. Kim Singley and Fairlawn Elementary Magnet School’s Student Council volunteered their time on Saturday to help The Treasure Coast Food Bank pack food for families to receive during the holidays. Ms. Singley who leads Fairlawn’s Student Council wanted students to understand where the food goes when families bring it to the school to donate it. Students were able to pack grace packs for students of St. Lucie County and they helped sort donations that have come in during this busy time. Pictured are Ms. Kim Singley, Blake Gascoigne, Ricardo Ramirez, Julisa Gil, Gavin Jay, Brandon Miranda, Lilly Herndon, Haley
Fairlawn Elementary Magnet School’s Student Council, led by second grade teacher Ms. Kim Singley, held a school-wide food drive and collected over 2,300 pounds of food for Treasure Coast Food Bank. They set a goal of 1,000 pounds and were so excited to report that they more than doubled their goal! Front Row (left to right) Catie Lincoln, Ayla Leitenbauer, Brandon Miranda, Lilly Herndon, Zara Chowdhury, Bryce Braswell Back Row Guerdyanard Joseph, Kylah Tiger, Isabel Keane, Julisa Gil, Kate Miklas, Logan O’Brien, Rylee Tiger, Me, Haley Hawkins, Abi Padon
Teachers gave up some of their summer break to take part in a STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) training. Teachers worked together to create STEM Design challenges that allow students to solve real-world problems. They designed lessons that will give students the opportunities to collaborate with peers, design a model and test the model for effectiveness. Pictured are Brittney Eatman, Vanessa Solomon, Karla Munoz, Erika Stefani, Cathy Laite and Michelle Powers.
The Fairlawn family said their final farewells to some of their Fairlawn family that will be retiring this year. Pictured below in the front row from left to right are the retirees, Madeline Bell, Carolyn Johnson, Jan Mayr, and Steve Marcorelle. Not pictured but also retiring is Dessie Rogers. In the back row are Pat Gascoigne the Assistant Principal and Jennifer Hedeen the Principal. Collectively the retirees have 157 years in St Lucie County Schools. Thank you for all your years of dedication and service. You will be missed!
Fairlawn Elementary School’s Intermediate Odyssey of the Mind team has earned a spot to compete in the World Competition to take place in Lansing, Michigan in May. Odyssey of the Mind teaches students to problem-solve in a creative way. Students are encouraged to “think outside the box” in order to solve open ended long-term and spontaneous problems. Students prepare a solution to a long-term problem with given parameters to present at competition. They also must solve a short problem given on the spot, called a spontaneous. Students at Fairlawn Elementary Magnet School met before or after school to work with
Fort Pierce Sunrise Kiwanis Club read Dr. Seuss books to Fairlawn Elementary School’s kindergarten students to celebrate Read Across America. The kindergarten students were so engaged as the guests read their favorite books and then took questions from students about the books. Thank you to Javier Cisneros, Quinn Haisley, Troy Ingersoll, Nicole Romero , Frank Varelle and Valerie Schulte for helping to promote literacy in the schools.
To promote their Scholastic Book Fair and create a way for dads to be involved with their children’s school day, Fairlawn Elementary School hosted a Doughnuts for Dads themed shopping morning. Dads were invited to come shop with their students and then have a doughnut and a cup of coffee before they left to start their day. Approximately 145 dads came to Fairlawn to shop with their students and support Fairlawn Elementary’s Media Center.