SLWK-8 Odyssey of the Mind Places 1st

St. Lucie West K-8 participated in the Palm Regional Competition for Odyssey of the Mind on Saturday, March 9, 2019. There were five problem-solving categories. SLWK-8 entered teams in three of the five categories. • Omer to the Rescue, Again placed 1st in their category with team members: Jasmine Gabriel, Stephanie Leonard, Alexandria Mancini, Isabella…

SLWK-8 1st Graders Publish Writing

First Grade just wrapped up completing student treasure books. Each student published an individual book full of their first grade writing. These kits will be mailed away today and they will each receive a FREE soft cover published book to keep, read and cherish forever! They have worked so hard! Thanks to Mrs. Rachael Pastore…

C-SPAN BUS VISITS SLWK-8

C-SPAN’s all-new 45-foot customized motor coach partnered with Comcast to engage teachers and students through interactive demonstrations of C-SPAN’s multi-platform public service resources. Students interacted with state-of-the-art resources on the bus including: Large-screen tablets featuring C-SPAN programming and myriad of political and educational resources A smart TV and classroom area for conversations with students and…

SLWK-8 Speakers Bureau

St. Lucie West K8 (SLWK8) is excited to welcome our first monthly Speakers Bureau speaker in partnership with Dr. Donna Mills, SLPS School Board Vice-Chairperson. Each month, SLWK8 along with other schools, hosts guest speakers who encourage and motivate students to make good choices, use positive role models and learn to find their passion and…

SLWK-8 First Graders Learning about Technology

Over the summer, Mrs. Nemeth, 1st grade teacher, received five tablets for her classroom through a Donors Choose proposal. Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio that empowers students to independently document what they are learning at school. Students can use photos, videos, drawings, text notes, links, and the recorder to show what they know. After…

SLWK-8 Color Run

The SLWK-8 My School Color Run sponsored by the Student Council was a huge success!

Thank you everyone for your participation!

Special thanks for Ms. Renee Taylor, Mrs. Shawna Portee, and Dean Lauren Kosinski for their hard work in organizing this event. Everyone had a colorful time!

Shark Chefs in Final 4

The SLWK-8 Shark Chefs have been working hard all year preparing dishes for the Gridiron Challenge and they have qualified for the 2017 FINAL FOUR! The competition takes place April 22 in Davie FL, at the NFL Training Facility. The Chefs have perfected their Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli recipe and are ready for the competition!…

SLWK-8 Band Director Selected

Ms. Jennifer Rosser, the band director and music teacher at St. Lucie West K-8 School, was honored with the opportunity to be the clinician for the Heartland Middle School Honor Band of Highlands County recently. The honor band consisted of the best band students from nearly 11 middle schools of the surrounding cities in the…

Centennial Honors Retiring Athletic Director

St. Lucie West Centennial High School’s Baseball Program honored outgoing Athletic Director John Messina prior to their last scheduled regular season contest against Port St. Lucie High School. The longtime AD/coach threw out the first pitch to his former catcher, Johnnie Rhoden, who is now the Head Coach at PSLHS. Messina’s resume as a head…

SLWK-8 Students Learn About Pioneers

The SLWK-8 4th Grade students recently took a field trip to Ft. Christmas and Alligator World. The students learned about how pioneers lived in early Florida and were able to grind corn and churn butter. Then they traveled to Alligator World where they observed animals in their natural habitats and explored the tools used by…