Witch Hunt Hysteria at Palm Pointe

Witch Hunt Hysteria came to Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition! Mrs. Wright’s eighth grade U.S. History Classes went on a “Witch Hunt” as part of their first DBQ investigating “What caused the Salem Witch Trials Hysteria in 1692?” Students were challenged to analyze a series of Primary Sources to determine the motivation of…

Southport Art in the Park

Despite the rain and rearranged plans, everyone enjoyed Art in the Park in Southport Middle School’s cafeteria. Students beamed with excitement as they moved from one delicious activity to the next and enjoyed scrumptious appetizers donated by local businesses, faculty and staff. Students were encouraged to play with their food in the “Food Art” station,…

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…

Chicks in Kindergarten!

The kindergarten students in Ms. Ham’s class at Oak Hammock K-8 have four new fluffy additions to their classroom.  In September, we studied farm animals and what animals need to survive.  As a culminating activity, we received eggs from the 4-H farm in Fort Pierce to incubate.  We learned what was happening inside of the…

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…

Fun Run Event at Palm Pointe a Huge Success

Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition recently held a school wide “Fun Run” for Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (P.B.I.S.) as a fundraiser. Each grade level had a special day where they went outside for activities such as walking, dancing, team sports, hula hooping, jump roping, etc. Students were able to bring their own…

Palm Pointe Recognizes Custodian Workers Day

Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition first grader, Bryan Quackenbos, honors custodians with a special treat to celebrate National Custodian Workers Day on October 2, 2014.  Bryan and his family know that a clean, safe learning environment is an important part of an effective education, and Palm Pointe’s custodians always give their best effort…

Bus Driver Breakfast at Palm Pointe

Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition recently celebrated our P.P.E. bus drivers during our 4th Annual Bus Driver Breakfast prepared by one of our volunteers, Ms. Pam Molner. The bus drivers were treated to a delicious breakfast and a short Positvie Behavior Intervention Support (P.B.I.S.) presentation given by Dean Debborah Estrada and Dean Matthew…

F.K.Sweet Kindergartners Make Matter Delicious

September in kindergarten has been such a busy month!  Did you know what you will find if you cut open an apple? Isaiah Brickles-Jackson was pleasantly surprised to find a star!  Students in Melanie Francisco’s class studied apples while learning the properties of matter.  After reading about Johnny Appleseed, students turned apples into applesauce.  They practiced patience while they…

Savanna Ridge Elementary Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month!

Students in Mrs. Jones’ first grade class learned about Hispanic Heritage from Mrs. Rivera, ESOL paraprofessional.  She taught students about Hispanic culture and traditions while students enjoyed a hands on learning experience creating their own pinatas!  Jose Pereira, a fourth grade student at Savanna Ridge assisted Mrs. Rivera (bottom picture).   Fifth graders at Savanna Ridge Elementary…

Southport Middle School Physical Education students participate in boot camp and cross fit training

Southport Middle School students develop skills necessary to measure their own fitness and physical activity during PE class. As students maintain regular participation in physical activity, they analyze and evaluate their level of involvement in physical activity. Our coaches prepare and motivate students to engage in physical activity outside of school and throughout life. They…

SLW Centennial HS Culinary Arts and Keiser University Community Garden Groundbreaking

Saint Lucie West Centennial High School Culinary Arts Department teamed up with the Nutrition and Dietetics Department from Keiser University on Tuesday September 30th for the groundbreaking of a community garden. Both schools are excited about this new partnership, which will be beneficial for each institution. Centennial culinary students will gain invaluable insight regarding nutrition…