F. K. Sweet Elementary students study native Floridian tribes

  Students in Jody Horton’s fourth grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementary School  have been learning about the native tribes of Florida.  Students created dioramas on either the Calusa, Apalachee, Timucua, Tequesta, or Tocobaga tribes.  They also wrote  summaries about the tribe that  included where they lived and their customs.  Pictured, from left, are Owen Biglin, Halle Daube, Kyla Pata,…

Fort Pierce Central Army JROTC enjoys family night

The Fort Pierce Central JROTC Cobra Battalion recently enjoyed a Family Night, when parents and cadets come together and parents get the opportunity to see their children receive awards for his or her endeavors.  Awards were given for Community Service, Leadership Education and Training (LET) Level attained, Student Government, Varsity and JV Sports, Perfect Attendance, Honor Roll,…

Northport K8 civics classes learn about public policy

Northport K-8 seventh grade students in Karen Nystrom’s civics classes welcomed St. Lucie County Commissioner Chris Dzadovsky recently to help delve further into the issue of homelessness in St. Lucie County.  After an extended amount of project research, Mr. Dzadovsky focused the students on resources available in the county for people who are dealing with homelessness. …

The community comes together to provide Thanksgiving meals

Community leaders, businesses, and churches recently joined forces to ensure that children and their families could share a meal this past Thanksgiving.  Meals were distributed from Garden  City Early Learning Academy to 1207 families, feeding approximately 5,400 individuals.  Making the event possible were The Roundtable of Saint Lucie County, Kids at Hope, Garden City Early Learning Academy, Calvary…

Jaguar Raiders compete in regional event

 The Port St. Lucie High School Raider team recently competed in a regional event at South Fork High School in Martin County.  The competition consisted of 17 schools vying for victory in five demanding events, beginning with a physical fitness test which consisted of two minutes of push ups and sit ups. Following the physical fitness…