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…

Centennial softball team needs your vote!

The girls softball team at St. Lucie West Centennial High School has again been chosen as a finalist in the Allen Sportswear “Dress the Champion” contest.  Votes are cast by logging in to the attached link below and voting for the school up to once daily. The winner receives home and away uniforms and coaching attire. Pictured,…

Northport K8 celebrates student of the month

Northport K-8 School honored well over 100 students recently during the Student of the Month celebrations in the school’s Media Center.  Students K-8 were selected by their teachers for academic excellence, overall great attitudes and improvement in conduct or grades.  Students were congratulated by the principal and assistant principals, and had rounds of applause from…

St. Lucie County Fair school display winners recognized

School display winners from the St. Lucie County Fair were recognized at the April 10, 2012 St. Lucie County School Board meeting, and presented with their monetary awards. Pictured, from left, are Superintendent Michael Lannon, Port St. Lucie High School assistant principal Alex Oge, St. Lucie West Centennial High School principal John Lynch, School Board…