Northport K8 learning community appreciates great teaching

Northport K-8 media specialist and group facilitator Lynne Gruszka, along with assistant principal Benigna Montenegro, Coordinator of Learning Communities, are pleased with the progress of the Reading Learning Community that is occurring in the school’s Media Center.  Teachers are utilizing the book, “Teach With Your Strengths, How Great Teachers Inspire Their Students” written by Rosanne Liesveld…

Lawnwood Elementary spelling bee participants celebrate

Lawnwood Elementary School recently held a Spelling Bee celebration breakfast for all of Lawnwood’s spelling bee participants.  Students enjoyed pancakes flipped by Principal D’Jion Jackson, plus bacon, fresh fruit, and orange juice served by literary coach Kirstie Lickliter and assistant principal Kim Cain. Students pictured, from left, are Kaitlyn Gonzalez, Daisy Vicencio, Nadia Dimitroff, Lesly Gamez, and Liza Hicks.

Top speller is champion for second straight year

Fifth grade Francis K. Sweet Elementary School student Rida Ahmed emerged as the champion speller for the second  consecutive year in the 2012 St. Lucie County Spelling Bee, winning on the word bromeliad. Second place went to Northport K8 School seventh grade student Jared Diago, and in third place was fourth grade WestGate K8 School student…

Port St. Lucie High history fair entry features St. Lucie County education

Port St. Lucie High School junior Jonathan Lane won first place in the documentary portion of the school-based History Fair.  Lane’s documentary titled “Building St. Lucie County’s Future” featured interviews with St. Lucie County School District leaders, l including Superintendent Mike Lannon and Associate Superintendent Dr. Owen Roberts. Pictured is Superintendent Lannon addressing students during the…

Letters Q and U unite to make words

Melissa Bonet’s kindergarten students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition celebrated Valentine’s Day in style!  The letters Q and U got married and agreed to stay together and make words.  The entire class participated in the ceremony.  The officiate for the ceremony was second grade teacher Lorrie Rudzinski.  The celebration wasn’t complete without…

Southport Middle students enjoy book swap

The media center at Southport Middle School hosted a book swap coordinated by Mary Kurtz-Seiden and Angela Mas.  Students were able to bring in a new or gently used novel and swap from a variety of high interest new scholastic books.  Popcorn and lemonade were served as students were given the opportunity to discuss the novels…

Allapattah Flats students scoot around school

Elementary grades physical education classes at Allapattah Flats K8 has completed a unit on scooters.  Students enjoyed scooter races, played scooter basketball and scooter hockey. The students improved arm and leg strength, coordination and spacial awareness and are now working on improving the 1 mile run/walk for the Presidential fitness challenge. Pictured, from left, are…

Storytelling is fun at Windmill Point Elementary

Windmill Point Elementary School was visited by storyteller Donna Washington who joined students recently for two special assemblies.  Mrs. Washington resides in North Carolina and travels to schools to tell her wonderful stories. Pictured, from left standing, are Nazare Moore, Ms. Washington, and Dawkins Lormejuste. Seated from left, are Kailey Jocelyn, Morgan Mack, and Talia Ricketts.