Lincoln Park Academy Odyssey team moves on the world finals

The Lincoln Park Academy Odyssey of the Mind Team won first place at the recent state competition, and will move on to World Finals at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.  There they will be performing the solution to their posed problem along with teams from all over the globe. The scores for these performances, along with the scores they…

Bayshore Elementary School students create poems

Students in third through fifth grade at Bayshore Elementary were given the opportunity to write poems as part of the Young Writers of America contest.  Students wrote poems about their wish for the world or what their family means to them.  Pictured are Shandy Ernest, left, and Jadyn Smith from Janet Baraniak’s third grade class who…

Northport K8 kindergartners dazzle

Kindergartners in Nancy Yost’s class at Northport K8 produced a charming display for parents and grandparents recently in their classroom.  Students used singing, verse and rhyme to showcase learning three main requirements for plants to grow: sun, air and water.  Students used verse to portray the months of the year and used pictures to impress with…

Northport K8 says “Bah Humbug” to cancer

Northport K-8 administration, faculty, staff and families united for a terrific cause recently.  The Northport family joined with the American Cancer Society to support Relay For Life held at Digital Domain Park.  The school based organizers, third grade instructor Tiffany Tredor and middle grades math instructor Mehgan Drost generated support for the walk by promoting…

Northport K8 first graders learn shapes

Northport K-8 first graders in Michelle Hicks’ classroom reviewed three dimensional shapes as they prepare for the up coming SAT 10 testing.  Students utilized Venn diagrams to sort  shapes based on whether each shape was rolled, stacked or both.  Students are learning to check faces, vertices and edges to figure our shape.  Mrs. Hicks’ lesson…

Port St. Lucie High building design students visit UF

Some 31students in Port St. Lucie High School’s (PSLHS) Business & Industry Academy recently visited the Rinker School of Building Construction at the University of Florida. While at UF, students were able to see some of the latest technology in building design and construction, such as 3D modeling software and laser-aided surveying equipment. The professors…

Palm Pointe team wins regional stock market challenge

A team of students from Hillary Cruz’s seventh grade civics class at Palm Pointe Educational Research School in Tradition recently won first place for the regional division of the Florida Stock Market Challenge.  This is a web-based educational tool used by thousands of students around the state each semester to help teach economics, finance, current events, math, social studies and…

Floresta Elementary students encourage their peers

Kindergarten through fifth grade students at Floresta Elementary School supported one another with a school-wide “Tunnel of Encouragement” Rally the Friday before FCAT testing began. Kindergarten through second grade students and teachers lined the hallways armed with posters and pompoms, chanting heartfelt words of encouragement as third through fifth grade students made their way to…

Windmill Point Odyssey team second in state competition

The Windmill Point Elementary Odyssey of the Mind team recently participated in the state level competition under the direction of Robin Marmitt.  Congratulations to this fantastic team as they won second place and will now move on to the “world level” competition in Iowa! Pictured back row, from left, Edly Hyppolite, Morgan Torbus, and Madeline Nicklo. Front row,…

Students encouraged to visit the Savannas park

A student led organization out of the Savannas State Park Preserve on Walton Road organized an event to encourage teens out of the house on a Saturday afternoon and enjoy the park. Students from the tri-county area attended and activities included a scavenger hunt, nature hike, minute to win it games, and live musical acts from Lincoln…

Port St. Lucie High students explore the Everglades

Students from several science classes at Port Saint Lucie High School recently ventured into the Everglades to explore this fragile ecosystem and learn about the history of Florida’s water flow and its effects on native flora and fauna.  Students began the morning with an airboat tour through the river of grass and concluded with lectures and exhibits on…