Weatherbee Elementary celebrates national soup month

 Students in Julie Moore’s enrichment class at Weatherbee Elementary celebrated National Soup Month by serving students and staff a hearty bowl of their delicious soup.  Students participated in this authentic learning experience under the direction of Andrea Pierson, Cafeteria Manager.  Pictured, from left, are Marcus Reed, Jessica Eastland, Britney Ellisaint and Andrea Pierson.    …

Finalists for 2012 School Related Employee of the Year announced

A contingency of St. Lucie County School Board members, Superintendent Michael Lannon, district administrators and executives of the St. Lucie County Education Foundation surprised three finalists today for the school district’s 2012 School Related Employee of the Year honor on Thursday, January 5. The finalists were selected from nominees of support personnel from departments and…

Wellness program manager aims to help employees improve health

Thanks to funds provided by BlueCross BlueShield of Florida, St. Lucie Schools’ Employer Group Health Insurance provider, St. Lucie County School District now has an Employee Wellness Program Manager, Carlye Fabrikant. Carlye has worked in the areas of health and wellness for over 12 years with experience educating all ages on various health topics, creating wellness programs…

Mixing it up at Allapattah Flats K8

As Allapattah Flats middle school students wrapped up science fair, sixth grade moved into learning about magnetic forces.  The class has been using electric charges and magnetic charges within a lab setting for hands on learning.  Eighth grade has just finished studying various kinds of mixtures as well as matter and the energy cycle. Bailey…

Centennial High volleyballer chosen for state advisory committee

St. Lucie West Centennial High School senior Nicole McHenry is one of only 16 student athletes chosen  from over 700 Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) member schools to serve on the FHSAA Student Advisory Committee. The purpose of the committee is to educate student athletes on FHSAA policies. Nicole was nominated by SLWCHS Athletic Director John Messina…

Fairlawn Elementary students learn about disabilities through books

Fairlawn Elementary School recently celebrated the 11th Annual Inclusive Schools Week. Media Specialist Buster Nelson read a different book about children with disabilities to each grade level. He read Leo the Late Bloomer about Developmental Disabilities to kindergarten, Andy Finds a Turtle  about physical disabilities to first grade, Danny and the Merry Go Round  about Cerebral Palsy…