Parents graduate from computer classes

Twenty eight parents from Title I Schools have finished a Basic Computer class hosted by Ft. Pierce Magnet School of the Arts and Title I. Parents attended classes twice a week for four weeks to learn basic computer skills and learn to use Microsoft Word. The goal of the program is to help parents to…

Literacy Week activities enjoyed by all Dan McCarty School

Students and staff at Dan McCarty School enjoyed participating in Florida’s “Take the Lead and Read!” Literacy Week recently. Activities were held to encourage and celebrate reading. Students decorated classroom doors focusing on the theme. Overall winners included K’Asha Wright (Elementary), Gina Clark (6th Grade) and Patty Mallon (7th/8th). Students contributed 115,256 minutes of reading…

Forest Grove team wins middle school science bowl

Twelve teams from six Title One Schools competed against each other in a science bowl competition at Westwood High School’s Marine Oceanographic Academy and FAU-Harbor Branch Oceanographic Center on Saturday, February 16th. The competition was a Jeopardy-style competition were two teams competed against each other in each match. Questions in the subjects of physical science,…

Northport K8 celebrates Black History Month

Northport K-8 School held a very memorable Black History Month celebration in the school gymnasium recently. The Northport middle grades band and chorus performed special numbers commemorating Black History and selected students honored important cultural role models such as President Obama, Michelle Obama and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Special guest who served as keynote speaker was…

Allapattah Flats students design area robots

As part of the GOMATH program at Allapattah Flats K8, fourth graders have been learning how to calculate the area of two-dimensional shapes. They started out estimating the area of given shapes, then used various strategies like counting, multiplying, and using mathematical formulas to find the area of complex shapes. Students especially loved solving problems that…

Port St. Lucie High culinary students help in celebration

Port St. Lucie High School culinary arts students Krista Ventola, right, and Kendrick Quintao and their classmates recently celebrated and served lunch to faculty with students and teachers who had the highest attendance on campus. The culinary students prepared spicy Italian chicken, homemade macaroni and cheese, yummy green beans and several other tasty dishes. To…

Math is sweet at Frances K. Sweet

Students in Melanie Francisco’s kindergarten class at Frances K. Sweet Elementary School enjoyed sorting and graphing during a recent math lesson. Pictured, Carmela Bustamante, left, and Jaden Jones had fun sorting, counting, and graphing a popular candy. The whole class was surprised to see that orange and blue occurred the most, and green occurred less.

Parkway Elementary kindergartners enjoy special visitor

Students in Rosanna Oswiecinski’s kindergarten class at Parkway Elementary had a special visitor during Literacy Week. Lance Corporal Kyle Lancaster of the U.S. Marines stationed in 29 Palms, California, returned from Afghanistan about a month ago. Students enjoyed Lance Corporal’s reading of “The American Flag” by Patricia Ryan Quirt. Afterward, students wrote about why they…