Savanna Ridge Elementary Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month!

Students in Mrs. Jones’ first grade class learned about Hispanic Heritage from Mrs. Rivera, ESOL paraprofessional.  She taught students about Hispanic culture and traditions while students enjoyed a hands on learning experience creating their own pinatas!  Jose Pereira, a fourth grade student at Savanna Ridge assisted Mrs. Rivera (bottom picture).   Fifth graders at Savanna Ridge Elementary…

Southport Middle School Physical Education students participate in boot camp and cross fit training

Southport Middle School students develop skills necessary to measure their own fitness and physical activity during PE class. As students maintain regular participation in physical activity, they analyze and evaluate their level of involvement in physical activity. Our coaches prepare and motivate students to engage in physical activity outside of school and throughout life. They…

SLW Centennial HS Culinary Arts and Keiser University Community Garden Groundbreaking

Saint Lucie West Centennial High School Culinary Arts Department teamed up with the Nutrition and Dietetics Department from Keiser University on Tuesday September 30th for the groundbreaking of a community garden. Both schools are excited about this new partnership, which will be beneficial for each institution. Centennial culinary students will gain invaluable insight regarding nutrition…

Southport Science Night

Southport Middle School students, parents and teachers had an absolutely delicious time at our first Science Night of the year! Pupils were transformed into young scientists as they experienced the Scientific Method first hand. Southport Middle Schools’ Science Team facilitated an enriching experiment that covered a variety of concepts such as force, motion, and gravity…

Million Father March at Gaines Academy

Samuel Gaines Academy K-8 celebrated fatherhood and the impact they have on their child’s education. This event was a huge success led by Robert Plowden and Duane Turner. SGA thanks Denise Sirmons Kid at Hope advocate, Avid Team, Project Success, Parent Academy, and the PTO. Kudos to our media specialist and clerk for taking pictures…

Morningside Million Father March

The cafeteria filled as fathers, grandfathers, uncles and other male caregivers joined in support of their students at Morningside Elementary on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. Our guests enjoyed donuts and the speakers included volunteer, Myron Varn, volunteer coordinator Heather Ritter, and administrators, Cortina Bell-Gray and Cynthia Roach.

 

 

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F.K.Sweet Second Graders Make Text Connections

The students in Mrs. Traci Lott’s second grade class had a great time reading literature and informational stories about spiders. Students were able to compare and contrast the most important ideas from the two texts on the same topic. At the end of their book study, the students enjoyed making their own “spider treats!” Pictured here from…

SLWK-8 2nd Graders – Sink the Boat

Mrs. Alicia Miller’s 2nd Grade class performed a lab called “Sink the Boat”. Students experimented with clay to find a shape that floats. Then they estimated how many pennies it would take to sink a boat. Next, students added pennies one by one until their boats sank. Once it sank, they recorded the data. They…

Thinking Pink at Fairlawn

The Fairlawn Elementary students and staff held their second annual “Think Pink” Day to raise money and awareness for cancer on October 2nd. Students enjoyed wearing pink clothing items for $1.00 each while supporting an important cause, raising almost $800.  All funds raised by Fairlawn will be presented to local organizations at the Pink Heals Tour event…

State Representative Larry Lee visits Palm Pointe

Seventh grade civics students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition invited Representative Larry Lee to speak with them in relation to this year’s Project Citizen class project. Students have selected public policy problems in the community to research, brainstorm alternative policies, design or modify a public policy solution and implement a plan of…