FPC High School Odyssey of the Mind Team off to World Finals in May!

Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World…

Weatherbee’s April Peer Leadership

Students in the Peer Leadership Program at Weatherbee Elementary had the honor of meeting Mr. John Arnett, a former Marine, police officer, and teacher.  He encouraged the students by sharing how he grew up, fought in Vietnam, and then served as a police officer in various states before retiring.  He told students not to get…

Westwood Cadets Earn CPR Certification

Fifty Cadets from the Panther Battalion recently earned their CPR Certification from the Emergency Medical Consultants Company. Cadets received training over a two day period including Infant, Child and Adult CPR and Choking. They also conducted hands-on training with Automated External Defibrillators (AED) which use a controlled “shock” to help restore a victim’s heart rhythm.…

Fairlawn Students Going to Michigan

Fairlawn Elementary School’s Intermediate Odyssey of the Mind team has earned a spot to compete in the World Competition to take place in Lansing, Michigan in May. Odyssey of the Mind teaches students to problem-solve in a creative way. Students are encouraged to “think outside the box” in order to solve open ended long-term and…

Frances K Sweet Kindergarten Flower Power

Frances K. Sweet  students in Kathy Offerdahl’s kindergarten class planted sunflower seeds and are keeping a journal to record the growth of their plant and all of the things that they are learning about them.  Pictured from the left, Holly Howard, Azarriea Desir, Ryan Johnson, and Noelle Edmond are waiting anxiously for their plants to…

Southport Treasure Hunters Welcome Students Back

Sixth grade students Ainsley Bent and Allysha Lillard lead the way through Southport Middle School’s Tunnel of Hope upon return from Spring Break. Students were pleasantly surprised when the entire Southport staff was there to welcome them with signs, high fives, and encouraging words.  The Treasure Hunters also included the City of Port St. Lucie…