Parade theme reflected in F. K. Sweet parade entry

Remember, Celebrate, and Take Action was the theme of the recent Martin Luther King parade. Second place winner in the elementary division from F.K. Sweet Elementary captured all three aspects perfectly with remembering  Dr. King’s speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial, while children celebrate by joining hands and uniting in order to take action. Pictured, art teacher…

Bayshore Elementary spelling bee winners announced

Bayshore Elementary School is proud to announce its school spelling bee winners for the 2011 – 2012 school year.  The first place winner was Skylar Collins, left, from Leigh Grippe’s third grade class, second place winner was Brianna Creary, center,  from Jennifer Glidden’s third grade class, and the third place winner was Aisha  Jean Baptiste, right,  from Joanne Smith’s third grade class.

WestGate K-8 students enjoy Literacy Week activities

Look who stopped by — it’s Mary Poppins! Actually, Beverly Buehrig, second grade teacher at WestGate K8 joins some other book characters in her class.  WestGate students were recently invited to come to school dressed as their favorite book character as the kick-off activity for Literacy Week . Pictured with Ms. Buehrig are, fr0m left, Julian Guerro, Nicolas Tavares, Caleb Gross,…

Southport Middle School holds science expo

Southport Middle School recently held its annual Science Expo in the school’s media center.  Over 80 student projects were on display with 10 being chosen to represent Southport at the istrict level science fair February 7, 2012.  The event was attended by School Board vice chairman Debbie Hawley, District Science K-12 Curriculum Specialist Steven Shotola, as well many…

Forest Grove Middle students create anti-bullying projects

Forest Grove Middle School reading coach Melodee Hickman has created an anti-bullying unit in her reading classes. The seventh grade class created Thinking Maps on a variety of topics and skills about bullying, including comparing and contrasting, classification, description and higher level thinking questions. Pictured are students signing a pledge to support a bully free zone.…

Northport K8 showcases love of literacy

Northport K-8 lower school teachers and students showcased their love of literacy and participated in the state wide reading initiative, Celebrate Literacy, by marching in a literacy Character Day parade.  Students dressed in book character costume, carried their books and walked with parents around the school to promote the pure joy of reading.  The positive…

WestGate K8 float takes second place in parade

The parade float team at WestGate K8 School is proud to accept awards for their second place entry in the Martin Luther King, Jr., parade January 16, 2012. Accepting the award for art direction are Cat Palmer, Marcia Aquino, and Wendy Stewart.  Accepting for set direction are  Christopher Calvo, Arthur Kitchen, Jonathan Dodson, Easter Weathers, Minnie …

Northport K8 ESOL student achievements celebrated

Northport K8  lower school students Marion Barrios, Bridgeth Molina, Ashley Rivage, Breanna Nevarez and Katlyn Cortez display qualities of achievement and perfect attendance in the Northport K-8 Imagine Learning Lab under the direction of instructor Mary Toto and assistant Marion Morales.  The needs of English Language Learners are addressed with gravity at Northport K-8 School and …

Palm Pointe students win oratorical contests

Eighth grade students from Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition pose for a photo during Kindness Week after placing first and second place in the Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Contest in their division.  Manisha Hussman, left, won first place and Jonathan Auguste won second place.  They wrote their speeches about “Universal Brotherhood” and presented…

Palm Pointe celebrates Kindness Week

Students and staff at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition participated in a school-wide event during Kindness Week as part of the Martin Luther King, Jr., celebration activities.  Everyone wore stickers to promote kindness and were given red ribbons to pass forward to someone showing an act of kindness.  It was a great week with…