Forest Grove Middle students use the metric system

All Forest Grove Middle School students competed in the second annual Forest  Grove Metric Olympics. Students traveled through a series of eight stations that aimed to give them hands-on experience in estimating and measuring mass, volume, distance and time using the Metric System. This activity allowed students to manipulate math and science in a fun, competitive setting. Pictured, from left, Harry…

Oak Hammock fourth graders take the lead to read

Fourth grader Chris May takes the lead to read and demonstrates for his Kindergarten reading technology buddy Alexander Brisco how to logon so Alex can read books online. In preparation for Literacy Week in January, Literacy Coach Rachel Sullivan videotaped fourth graders in Dorothy Levin’s class “Taking the Lead  to Read” with Kindergarteners in Brandi Goulding’s…

Centennial cadets win armed exhibition drill

The St. Lucie West Centennial High School Black Talon Company competition team recently competed against 15 other Florida Navy JROTC units including two former national champs.  The cadets returned successfully from Felix Varela High School in Miami with three trophies: fourth place in Armed Basic Regulation Drill, third place in Overall Drill, and first place…

Palm Pointe first graders celebrate positive behavior

First grade students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition celebrated a PBS reward in their pod by raising 25 white rocket fuel for their whole classes’ behavior.  The students chose a snow cone and dance party as their reward.  The students all had a great time and saw how positive behavior in the classroom…

Hot air abounds in Palm Pointe science classes

Peggy Radtke’s eighth grade science classes at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition recently did an experiment where they constructed their own hot air balloons and then measured the amount of time that their balloons stayed in the air. Pictured, from left, are Mackenzie McMichael and Alexandra Velasco as they watch their balloon soar!

Palm Pointe hosts a clarinet clinic

Recently at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition a clinic was hosted for clarinet players in the four county area.  The evening was sponsored by Music Man Instrument Company and included master classes as well as give aways.  Students were able to gain experience by listening to two clinicians as well as picking up…

Student council officers elected at Palm Pointe

Student Council Officers for 2011-2012 were recently elected at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition.  All the students running for office made posters and gave speeches during morning announcements.  New officers, back row from left, Coral Bailey, President, Trish Konopelko, Sponsor, and Danae Beech, Vice President. Front row, from left, Hannah Enoch, Secretary and Sydney Holtzclaw, Treasurer.

 

Palm Pointe junior honor society beatufies campus

Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition recently had a Beautification Day at the school.  JMC Landscaping, St. Lucie County Wal-Mart Stores, Wal-Mart Distribution Center #7038 in Ft. Pierce, Palm Pointe’s Junior National Honor Society, Palm Pointe PTO and maintenance staff all participated in the school beautification project. Everyone picked up trash, pulled weeds and…

Allapattah Flats K8 Literacy Committee brings Thanksgiving dinner to two very appreciative families

The Literacy Committee at Allapattah Flats K8 School recently put together two baskets, filled with all the items needed to make a complete Thanksgiving feast. The baskets were donated to two families in need at the school. The receiving families were extremely appreciative of the generosity of all who donated. A huge thank you to all faculty and…

Students at Allapattah Flats K8 wrap up the first nine weeks of reading

Fourth grade students at Allapattah Flats K-8 in Bethany DiTullio’s class completed reading projects for the first nine weeks. The students were given many different options to showcase their creativity and comprehension of their chosen book. Pictured are Alexis Allen with her Venn diagram comparing and contrasting Dolphin Tale’s true story events and the book’s events and Mark Wible…

Allapattah K8 School fourth grade student is ready to take on Europe

 Allapattah Flats fourth grade student Enrique Crespo has been selected to represent People to People, as a Student Ambassador, for England and France in the summer of 2012.  This is an exciting educational opportunity designed specifically for students and led by teachers. People to People’s mission is to bridge cultural and political borders through education and exchange,…