Northport K-8 Students Host Mayor Joanne Faiella

Northport K-8 School kindergarten students in Melody Nieves hosted Port St. Lucie mayor, Joanne Faiella recently. Mayor Faiella graciously accepted the invitation by Big Brothers, Big Sisters AmeriCorps tutor, Alex Neelan who tutors several of the kindergarten students. Mrs. Nieves prepared the students by having them make welcome signs in the front office, on the…

Lakewood Park Elementary Students Roar Through FCAT

Lakewood Park Elementary Teachers, Principal Dianne Young and Assistant Principal Tammy Smith dance to the music “Roar” for grades 3rd through 5th at three different Prep Rallies.  Students also played the game “Are you smarter than a third, fourth, or fifth grader.”  Some teachers also participated in FCAT Crunch for third, fourth and fifth grades. …

Weatherbee Preps for FCAT

The Weatherbee administration recently staged “Prep Rallies” for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Students prepared for the high stakes testing by showing off their math and reading skills. Here, Bobby Lloyd is being put to the test by Principal Hitsman, AP Avellino, and Reading Coach Terrie Norris.

Academic A Team

On April 10th to April 12th St. Lucie County Academic Team competed in the State Academic competition held at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. St. Lucie County’s team came in second place, just seven points shy of first. The team scored the highest of any team in one of the rounds of competition with 391 points. The students that represented St.…

Lawnwood’s TOP Teacher Selected for the Mickelson ExxonMobil Teacher’s Academy!

Lawnwood Elementary teacher of the year, Ashlay Parker , has been selected to attend the ExxonMobil Academy. The selection panel based their decision on Ms. Parker’s “qualifications, dedication to inspiring students, and overall commitment to enhancing the teaching profession.” This selection gives Ms. Parker an opportunity to network with other educators and help her discover…