Water Safety at Weatherbee

Thanks to the Partnership in Education between Weatherbee Elementary and the United States Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce, Weatherbee’s first, third, and fifth graders were able to learn about water safety. Seaman Fawn Moro delivered an informative presentation, teaching the students how to stay safe in, on, and around the water. After the presentation, the…

Mariposa Kindergarteners visit the 4-H Farm

All the Kindergarten students at Mariposa Elementary enjoyed a hands-on experience at the 4-H Farm. This field trip enhanced their classroom lessons on animals and learning about gardens as they were able to touch the fur of a donkey, pony, horse, calf, goat, sheep and even a pig. Jabari Monds, Jake Legentus, Anthony Sarver, and…

SLWCHS HOSA News

On April 3 – 6, 2014 Saint Lucie West Centennial HOSA traveled to their State Leadership Conference at Coronado Springs Resort in Walt Disney World. Over the course of the four days, two students qualified to attend HOSA’s National Leadership Conference. Alexia Stewart placed in the recognition event for Outstanding HOSA Chapter competing against twelve…

SLC Law Day Poster Contest Winners

The Law Day Art & Poster Contest was a great opportunity for students to show off their art skills and take home some cash. This year’s theme was “The Right to Vote.” Lincoln Park Academy art students took top prizes again with winners in 1st place: HS Abbey Bilici; 2nd place HS Breyale Jenkins; 3rd…

Northport Fifth Graders Host Holocaust Survivor

Northport K-8 fifth graders in Judy Fowler, Tracey Healy, Melanie Polascak, Carla Caldwell and Lisa Wiedrick’s classes hosted Mrs. Olga Drucker, a Holocaust survivor recently. Mrs. Drucker spoke to the students in the media center about her experiences living in Nazi Germany as a child and her experiences as part of a special group of…

Robert Bacchus Jr. Named Gates Millennium Scholar

Robert was recently named a 2014 Gates Millennium Scholar, a highly prestigious scholarship award funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation that covers Robert’s expenses for his undergraduate, master’s and graduate studies. Robert was among 1,000 students chosen from a pool of 52,000, making this years decision one of the most competitive in the…

Local Author Presents His Story to SLWCHS

Students at Centennial High School had the unique opportunity to hear about the  Holocaust from an unusual perspective as local author Peter Haase spoke on Friday, May 5. 10th, 11th, and 12th grade English students were privileged to attend a presentation by Mr. Haase, President of the Treasure Coast Writers’ Guild, who spoke  about growing up under…

Administrators for the Day at Palm Pointe

Students from Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition recently participated in Administrator for the Day.  These students saved up their rocket fuel to be able to spend the day with the principal which they receive from the staff for their positive behavior and part of the PBS program.  Each student turned in 300 rocket…

LPA Scores a Three-Peat!

It’s a Three-Peat! Lincoln Park Academy is sending an Odyssey of the Mind Team to World Finals for the third year in a row! Odyssey of the Mind is a creative problem solving competition that includes learning communities from all over the world. The abilities to cooperate, communicate and share talents acquired while on an…

Five F.K. Sweet Students Win the Law Poster Contest

Congratulations to Shamir Sterlin, Dayden Holtman, Lana Lovanh, Brian Wu, and Skylar Monroe who won this year’s Law Poster Contest! The theme this year (for Elementary grades) was “Voting at the Polls”.   Mrs. Cary Schott was so proud of her art students. Each student worked hard to create a winning illustration. For grades 3-5, Brian…

Believe in Yourself Day

Jacqueline, a 5th grader at Fort Pierce Magnet School of the Arts, designed  the first annual “Believe in Yourself” day. Students celebrated the positive qualities within themselves and others to motivate one another to be their best every day.

Imagine Schools Nau Campus National Junior Honor Society

35 students from Imagine Schools Nau Campus are new members of the National Junior Honor Society. Members were selected by the chapter’s faculty council (Mr. James Hanna, Dr. Elizabeth Scarborough, Ms. Athena Sengos, Ms. Deborah Bemis, & Mrs. Lynn Kilgore) for meeting high standards of scholarship, service, leadership, citizenship, and character. These students are: Officers…

Cinco de Mayo at Gaines Academy

Cinco de Mayo is not going unnoticed here at Samuel Gaines Academy. Students in Mr. Plowden’s 8th grade History spent some time researching different Hispanic leaders who has made significant contributions to their culture by creating Thinking Maps, taking Cornell notes, and using technology resources.  This is a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage and…

First Grade Students At Mariposa Elementary Congratulate One Another As They Meet Their Goals!

First grade students in Michelle Smith’s First Grade Class at Mariposa Elementary each have their individual goal folders. Inside their goal folders are sight words, math concepts (numbers, 3D shapes, etc.) and chunks (digraphs/blends/word families). The students pair up each week to practice their goals and congratulate one another when they reach their goals. Their…

Northport Community Unites in Writing Endeavor

Northport K-8 students, teachers and parents united recently to complete the Young Author’s program. The Author’s program is a wonderful opportunity for students to demonstrate that they have learned the writing process effectively. The entire school completes the book as a community program using common language in a commitment to engaged learning. Students learn to…

Standing Room Only for Lawnwood Talent Show

Singer, dancers, karate, gymnastics, and football moves were only a few of the dozens of talented teachers and students who took the Lawnwood Elementary stage. The annual Talent Show Night was presented to over 300 friends and parents who excitedly packed the auditorium. All performers received a goody bag and a big dose of self…

F.K. Sweet Third Graders Visit the Planetarium

Third grade students from Mrs. Eleanor Baker’s, Mrs. Lisa McGuire’s and Mrs. Barbara Bennett’s classes enjoyed a field trip to IRSC’s Hallstrom Planetarium. At the planetarium students enjoyed the show narrated by Mr. Jon Bell.  The new projector is amazing and made the whole experience even more exciting!  The students have a better understanding of…