Fourth grade scientists at Frances K Sweet

Frances K. Sweet’s fourth grade students in Mrs. Nardi Routten’s class became scientists as they explored “ice balloons”.  Students recorded their observation as they performed several tasks.  First they compared and contrasted the results of scraping the ice balloon with a toothpick versus a paperclip.  Students also observed what happened after salt was poured on…

FPC Aerospace Internships

Summer 2013 proved to be an exciting time for Fort Pierce Central (FPC)/Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) students.  Eight FPC/ERAU Aerospace Institute students, 10 – 12 graders, were selected to be the inaugural class for a new internship program launched in cooperation with Renegade Light Sport Aircraft of Fort Pierce. The interns spent the summer…

Northport K8 Honors Grandparents

Northport K-8 School was abuzz with the excitement of Grandparent’s Day recently. A special luncheon was held in the cafeteria as grandparents met their children for lunch. Tables were decorated with floral arrangements and students were thrilled that special visitors had arrived. That afternoon, first grade teachers, Renee Immordino, Michelle McCloskey and Pam Mishler invited…

St. Lucie County Administrators Visit China

Miss Debra Snyder, Mrs. Kathy Perez, Mrs. Lydia Martin and Ms. Liz Pruitt all from the St. Lucie County School District stand with Mr. Wang XuMing, the former Ministry of Education in China spokesman before participating in a panel discussion in Beijing, China on August 18, 2013. International Education “Makes a Marvelous World” was the…

Fun with Zero at Frances K Sweet

Students in Melanie Francisco’s class enjoyed roll playing Zero the Hero while learning about the value of the number zero. Sara Jones, Evan Shaw, Drayden McLaughlin, Addison Burgess, and Jeremiah Hill loved soaring throughout the classroom with their classmates to number songs and finger plays, wearing their super hero masks.

American Legion Boys’ State

Every leader has to start somewhere and Boys’ State has been the starting point for many successful young students. The Boys’ State program is a summer leadership and citizenship program sponsored by the American Legion for High School students between their junior and senior years. Port Saint Lucie High Jaguar Battalion’s cadet Lieutenant Colonel William…

SGA’s Amanda Hayes on CBS 12 News

Teachers doing final preps for new school year Story by Lauren Hills / CBS 12 News FORT PIERCE, Fla. — It’s down to the wire for back to school and teachers are putting the final touches on their classrooms and lesson plans. “I started spending hours putting things up and slowly moving things around,” said…

Northport k8 school offers effusive welcome

The entire Northport K-8 School community welcomed new and returning students and their families with a fabulous “Welcome to Northport!” Open House recently! The year was kicked off with teachers and staff that have feelings of renewal and revitalization and are charged with a coordinated effort to bring the best experiences possible to their students.…

Northport K8 promotes unity and student achievement

Northport K-8 School administration, teachers and staff incorporated the St. Lucie County School Board’s theme of “Cruising To Excellence” into the overarching theme of the Northport message for the 2013-14 school year.  Faculty and staff returned to the school Media Center for introductory meetings, review of Common Core initiatives, team planning, Instructor evaluation reviews and…