Palm Pointe students head to state history fair

 Thirty three students from Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition recently competed in the St. Lucie County History Fair after completing research projects using the National History Day theme, “Revolution, Reaction, & Reform in History”.  Students competed in the five categories, including exhibit, research paper, performance, documentary, and website. Of those 33 students,  the 17 students pictured placed…

Dan McCarty School team competes in regional science bowl

A team of middle grades students from Dan McCarty School recently competed in the Space Coast Science Education Alliance Regional Science Bowl in Melbourne, Florida. After practicing for weeks under the direction of science teacher Holly Kaas, the students made the trip on a Saturday to participate.  The team made it through two grueling rounds before…

West Gate K8 celebrates Read Across America

Once again this year, WestGate K8 School celebrated Read Across America by inviting some very special readers. Some of the special guests visiting West Gate included  Sheriff Ken Mascara, Joe Smith, the Clerk of County Courts, School Board members Troy Ingersoll and Dr. Donna Mills. Pictured is CTA/CU president Vanessa Tillman who entertained Angela Fish’s fourth grade class…

F. K. Sweet Elementary students learn about the Underground Railroad

Third grade students in Barbara Whellams’ class at F.K. Sweet Elementary were highly entertained by Assistant Superintendent Dr. Kevin Perry’s reading of “Follow the Drinking Gourd”, an actual song used by the Underground Railroad to help slaves escape north to Canada. Although February is Black History Month, students learn about the contributions of African Americans throughout the…