SLWK8 Baby Sharks Show their Vocabulary Knowledge!

This year’s St. Lucie West K-8 School’s Vocabulary Parade was better than ever! Each student was given a word from the academic vocabulary list and created a Frayer Model in the classroom in which they were able to define and use the word in a sentence correctly. Then, each student taught their classmates all about the word! On Friday, October 30th, each student wore a creative costume that depicted each word turning our  Parent Pickup area into a “Living Dictionary.” AWESOME JOB SHARKS! (Kindergarten Teachers from L to R: Mrs. Vargas, Ms. White, Mrs. Yancy, Ms. Cisneros, Mrs. Richardson, and … Read More

SLWK8 Shark Chefs Make Learning Yummy

At St. Lucie West K-8 School, our MySchool Shark Chefs in Ms. Tremblay’s Middle School Fundamentals of Culinary Career class began their Food and Nutrition Unit and learned five different ways to prepare eggs as well as the history and variations of pizza! Check out these appetizing samples made in their own kitchens! (Food submissions by: Mason Smith, Marley Hanna; Hector Maldonado; Jaaden Rolle; Fiona Williams; and Richard Walker Jr.)

SLWK8 Shark Family Helps One of Their Own

One of St. Lucie West K-8 School’s First graders and her family tragically endured a house fire a few weeks ago and lost everything. SLWK8 Sharks Student Council and Kindness Club organized a “No Collar for a Dollar” fundraiser on October 14th for all students, staff and teachers. In the true spirit of Shark Nation fashion, the school raised over $1000.00 for the family! Principal Gardner, Assistant Principal (Elementary) Luvenia Morgan, Student Council President, Amy McDonald and SLWK8’s Kindness Club Sponsor, Jaime Mazzo presented the check to Mom. WAY TO GO SHARK NATION!  

SLWK8 3rd Graders Enjoy the Outdoors While Learning Math

Mrs. Schettini’s 3rd-grade class practiced their multiplication strategies outside with chalk. They drew arrays, made equal groups, skip counted and more! The weather was beautiful, and it was a perfect opportunity for some outside math fun! Engaging fun! Way to go Sharks!                                  

SLWK8 MySchool Kindergarten Students Learn About Freedom

Last week at St. Lucie West K-8 School, Mrs. Goldberg’s MySchool Kindergarten students studied American symbols and their relationship to freedom. For content, they used their feet and hands to make bald eagles. They also created a directive drawing of the Liberty Bell. Great Job Baby Sharks!  

SLWK8 MySchool Students Create Recyclable Art!

MySchool Science Resource classes at St. Lucie West K-8 School have been learning all about recycling and created a variety of items made from recycled goods from their own homes. The original assignment was to create friendship bracelets from recycled, plastic shopping bags, however, some students took the challenge to fuel inspiration on more elaborate projects. AWESOME JOB SHARKS!      

SLWK8 Civics Class Gets Visit From Deputy Chief Woods

Students from Mr. Artiles’ 7th grade Civics class at St. Lucie West K-8 School received a visit from Mark Woods, Deputy Chief of Safety and Security for St. Lucie Public Schools. Students invited Mr. Woods to present to their class as part of their Project Citizen topic of School Violence Prevention. Deputy Chief Woods shared current school violence prevention measures already in place in the school district, including monthly Code Red drills, and perimeter security. He also stressed the importance of reporting suspicious behavior or threats immediately. Students also had an opportunity to hear his feedback on several public policy … Read More

St. Lucie West K-8 School Bus Drivers’ Breakfast

St. Lucie West K-8 School enjoyed a fun-filled breakfast with our bus drivers on Thursday, September 19th, Dean Estrada and several PBIS Core team members and teachers helped to organize the event. We are thankful for our bus drivers and their commitment to our students.