Northport K8 sixth graders determine tornado resistance

Northport K-8 sixth grade students in Amanda Sartain’s classes completed a comprehensive unit of study on weather, natural disasters and climate.  Mrs. Sartain, helping students to interact with new knowledge, assisted students by representing new knowledge as a fun and interactive research and engineering design project.  Students researched tornado resistant buildings and built their own…

Fort Pierce Central student works hard for competition

Fort Pierce Central High School Medical Academy sophomore Kathy Budge recieved a one on one learning experience with teacher Samantha Pullins on administering intramuscular injections. Kathy decided early in the year that she wanted to compete in Clinical Nursing at the recent Health Occupations Students of America Region Competition. Ms. Pullins was not sure this was the…

Fort Pierce Central four sign to play college ball

Four student athletes at Fort Pierce Central High School signed letters of intent to play football at the college level. From left,  Zerrie Patterson signed for Florida A & M University, Carl Bess signed for Stetson University, Bryce Hall for Florida A & M University, and Freedom Whitfield for Florida Atlantic University.

Bayshore Elementary celebrates Literacy Week

Bayshore Elementary School kindergarten through fifth grade classes featured a book and/or author on their door in honor of Celebrate Literacy Week.  Jackson Yound, left, and  Giavonna Stephens from Jeanne Comperchio’s kindergarten class show off the door they helped to decorate in honor of the book Snowman at Night by Caralyn Beuhner.

Centennial High drama students competing in state event

St. Lucie West Centennial High School drama students earned five trophies, including best supporting actor overall, best supporting actress and the critic’s choice award in the district 15 One Act Drama Competition. As a result , 27 Centennial students are now on their way to perform at Morsani Hall in Tampa for the State Finals Drama…

F. K. Sweet kindergartners learn about Chinese New Year traditions

After learning about the celebrations that take place during Chinese New Year, Kristin Griffin’s kindergarten class at Frances K. Sweet Elementary enjoyed eating traditional Chinese foods. They feasted on dumplings that symbolize togetherness in the coming year and stir-fried rice that represents harmony and happiness.  Nicole Williams and Terry McQueen show their classmates how to eat withchopsticks.

Students use Twister game to extend active play

Second grade students, from left, Dylan Rizzo, Sylvava Petrozzino, and Connor Kovich-Bousley in Traci Lott’s second grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementary enjoy exercising during extended physical education time by playing Twister. Twister is a game that is sure to stretch the body and exercise every muscle. The state mandated several years ago that every student receive…

Guessing is not always easy

Can you guess the beautiful babies in Room 306? Every year the students in Barbara Whellams’ third grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementary bring in baby pictures for the February bulletin board. Students Stoney Braynen, Olivia Sperber, and Will Nelson are having fun trying to guess their classmates and the one with the most correct matches,…