Local Author Reads at Palm Pointe

In recognition of Multicultural Children’s Book Day, the beginning Spanish class at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition welcomed award winning local author Maritza Mejia. Mrs. Mejia read her book  Vanilla and Chocolate/Vainilla y Chocolate. Multicultural Children’s Book Day has as its mission not only to raise awareness for children’s books that celebrate diversity,…

The Stars Came Out at Parkway

In an effort to better engage families this school year, Parkway Elementary, of St. Lucie County Schools hosted a family literacy workshop, called REaD Carpet Ready. This fun, interactive family workshop engaged K-5 parents and their children in a 1.5-hour, red-carpet-themed training program. Parents learned easy-to-implement reading strategies to support their child’s literacy development at…

Wonderful Weatherbee Writers!

For the 5 weeks preceding the FSA Writing Assessment, students in grades 4 and 5 are eligible to enter weekly drawing if they show improvement on their writing score from the previous week. Pictured here are some of our winners sporting their new monogrammed red polo shirts. Keep up the wonderful writing, Mariners!

Norton and Chaney Inspire SLWCHS Eagles

Chris Norton, motivational speaker, delivered an enlightening and powerful message to the athletes of St. Lucie West Centennial High School on Saturday evening. In addition, Centennial’s own former Mississippi State standout and NFL linebacker, Jamar Chaney, spoke with the athletes. Jamar shared a message of resilience and of how his efforts, attitude, and faith paved…

SLWK-8 Students Learn About Pioneers

The SLWK-8 4th Grade students recently took a field trip to Ft. Christmas and Alligator World. The students learned about how pioneers lived in early Florida and were able to grind corn and churn butter. Then they traveled to Alligator World where they observed animals in their natural habitats and explored the tools used by…

Honor Band

Congratulations to Gaines Academy students: Lorena Ramirez-Garcia, Sedre Wright, Brandon Davis, and Nira Troublefield for being selected to the Indian River State College’s Four County Honor Band.  The Four County Honor Band is comprised of students from St. Lucie, Indian River, Martin, and Okeechobee Counties.  These students will spend roughly 15 hours over the course of three days in rehearsal…

Teddies for Tots at Palm Pointe

Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition would like to thank all the students and staff who donated the 850 plus teddy bears for the Teddies for Tots Drive.  This project was done during Kindness Week.  The bears were donated to the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Department, and Sheriff Mascara came out to Palm Pointe…