On Saturday, April 1st, St. Lucie Public Schools celebrated the annual Elementary Science Showcase. Fifth-grade students from Floresta Elementary, Frances K. Sweet, Lakewood Park Elementary, Manatee K-8, Morningside Elementary, and Mosaic Digital Academy had an opportunity to exhibit, talk about, and answer questions about their projects, either individually or as a group. Those in attendance, including teachers, board, and community members, were impressed by our talented fifth graders. This experience prepared students for the St. Lucie County Regional Science and Engineering Fair STEM Competition. In addition, local organizations, including FAU Harbor Branch, Oxbow Eco-Center, Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, and
Mrs. Rivera’s second-grade students went on an egg hunt in math class! First, the students participated in an egg hunt to find “money”. The students were then able to use this money to “shop” in Mrs. Rivera’s store. Students solved one and two-step addition and subtraction word problems involving money to decide what they could buy. Mrs. Rivera’s second-graders had fun using all the skills they learned in their math unit.
Lakewood Park Elementary students and staff celebrated National Crayon Day on Thursday, March 31st! Fun Fact: The founder of Crayola Crayons lived in Ft. Pierce and he actually named Indrio Road where our school is located. #CrayonDay
Three of our Lakewood Park Elementary Falcons were treated to a delicious lunch today courtesy of Texas Roadhouse in St. Lucie West. These fifth-graders were rewarded because they earned a perfect score of 10 on the FSA Writes last year when they were fourth-grade Falcons. Fourth and Fifth graders, stay tuned to find out about what the reward will be for students earning a perfect score on the writing assessment this year! Way to go Falcons!!
Students and staff were invited to dress up in pairs, things that come in a set, something with the number “two” and tutus, because some things are better TWOgether. It was a fun day at Lakewood Park Elementary.
Lakewood Park Elementary held its Fourth Annual Vocabulary parade on Thursday, January 27th. Students and teachers dressed as a variety of words from math and reading terms to science and social studies vocabulary words. All participants shared their words and definitions in multiple ways. This event is meant to reinforce what the students have learned in the classroom—another great day at our school. Go Falcons!!!! #StLucieReadingSquad #LiteracyWeek #MixPairShare #FalconPride#FalconPromise #FalconKind #FalconPride
Lakewood Park Elementary students can earn Falcon Bucks every day for being Respectful, Responsible, and Safe. They have a chance to shop at the PBIS cart every week to spend those “bucks”. Some of these students chose to use their Falcon Bucks to purchase a ticket to be the Assistant Principal for 30 minutes. They were trained to be an Assistant Principal by walking with our Principal, Mrs. Walukiewicz, and helping her with some of her responsibilities. The Assistant Principals in training led the Pledge of Allegiance and Kids at Hope Pledge, signed thank you cards, visited classrooms, and assisted
Students at Lakewood Park Elementary had an opportunity to use their Falcon Bucks today for a Holiday Cookie Decorating and Movie Party. Mrs. Keim, former LWP teacher, and our volunteer, baked all of the cookies for students to decorate. Students decorated their cookies with icing and sprinkles. While they were decorating they watched a holiday movie and at the end played holiday games. We are so proud of our Falcons for being Responsible, Respectful, and Safe.
At Lakewood Park Elementary students have an opportunity to have an adult that checks in and out with them each day. They work together to improve behavior and students are rewarded with points, Falcon Bucks, games with staff members, and more. We are proud of all of our Falcons!!!!
Lakewood Park Elementary held its Third Annual Vocabulary parade on Wednesday, October 27th. Students and teachers dressed as a variety of words from math and reading terms to science and social studies vocabulary words. All participants paraded during lunchtime and shared their words and definitions. This event is meant to reinforce what the students have learned in the classroom—another great day at our school. Go Falcons!!!!
Students and staff at Lakewood Park Elementary wore orange to show unity for kindness, acceptance and inclusion and to send a visible message that no child should ever experience bullying. #FalconPromise #FalconKind #FalconPride
Lakewood Park Elementary is very proud of our “Of the Years” for the 2021-2022 school year. Please give us a hand in recognizing the following individuals that bring pride to our Falcons. Ms. Byrd – Outstanding First Year Teacher Mrs. Brissett – Teacher of the Year Mrs. Garcia – Distinguished Minority Educator Mrs. Jackowski – School-Related Employee of the Year
Fire and Life Safety Educator Stacey Carter, Fire investigator Joe Cox, and Arson K9 Camy went to visit the students in grades K-5 at Lakewood Park Elementary last week. They explained how Camy is beneficial to the Fire District and also introduced them to Dusty the Dragon. Dusty’s a great teaching tool for Fire Safety. His skit goes well with this year’s Fire Prevention theme, Learn the sounds of Fire Safety.
Deputy Kasey and Mrs. Livingston held the 2021-2022 Safety Patrol induction ceremony on Friday. Students took an oath and will report for duty on Monday morning! Students had to write an essay and get a recommendation from two teachers before being selected. They will serve as respectful, responsible role models who will help ensure everyone is safe at school.
Lakewood Park Elementary students and staff kicked off National Hispanic Heritage Month by wearing traditional attire or clothing that represents Hispanic Heritage. We celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success.
Students raised money last week for PBIS incentives. Students placed their donations in the jar(s) of the teacher/staff member(s) that they wanted to see get a pie in the face. The winners of this contest were: Mrs. Walukiewicz Mrs. Gomez Deputy Duren Ms. Steward Ms. Fisher Mrs. Rivera The pie-ing took place in the cafeteria on Thursday, September 9. Three students from each class had the opportunity to purchase a ticket to attend. Tickets cost 30 Falcon Bucks. In addition, one student from each grade level got to pie a teacher/staff member. All other students watched via TEAMS.
It was a great first day of school at Lakewood Park Elementary. Community members including Lakewood Park United Methodist Church, St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, and St. Lucie County Fire District participated in our Tunnel of Hope. We welcomed our students with positive posters and words of encouragement. We know that all of our students will have a great 2021-2022 school year. #FalconPride #FalconKind #FalconPromise
The students in Mrs. Mitchell’s class understand subtraction as “taking apart” and “taking from” and were able to solve subtraction problems within 10. Students used bowling pins to represent numbers from the subtraction equation and solve fluently.
As third graders began FSA testing, staff members wrote messages in chalk outside of the classrooms to encourage students to do their best. You’ve got this third grade!
Students in Mr. Glotzer’s 5th grade Math class located the origin and x-axis and y-axis on a life-size coordinate plane. Students were given an ordered pair to plot a given point on the first quadrant and then practiced finding the distance between two points.