Fort Pierce Westwood High School junior Helga Vega, a 17-year old junior in the Marine Oceanographic Academy, has been named the Florida Department of Education Distinguished Sunshine State Scholar for St. Lucie County for the 2011-2012 school year. Pictured, from the recent school board meeting where Ms. Vega was recognized, are, from left, Westwood High…Details
The St. Lucie West Centennial Navy Junior ROTC Black Talon Company celebrated its annual Navy Day Pass-in-Review ceremony. All 140 cadets came out to show Commander Dirk Herbert, the Florida Area 7 Manager, Admiral Jenkins, U.S. Coast Guard (Ret.), Mr. Michael Lannon, Superintendent of Schools, Vice Mayor Linda Bartz of the City of Port St.…Details
Kindergartners in Northport K-8 RTI classes are learning all about holidays around the world. Students and instructors cooked and experienced the many flavorful foods that different cultures enjoy. Students made and enjoyed latkes for Hannakkuh, cheese Quesadillas for Las Posades, mini pizzas for La Bafona and delightfully hand decorated sugar cookies to celebrate Christmas. Kindergarten…Details
Southport Middle School art teacher Judith Hough teamed up with the school’s cafteria manager and staff for an art contest for My.Plate. The first place winner was Shaqwan Brown, who won a $25 gift card from WalMart. Pictured, from left, are Principal Lydia Martin, Shaqwan Brown and Assistant Principal Nicole Telese.
Northport K-8 fourth graders in Juliette Thelusma’s class participated in a group science fair project called Pop Rock Science. Students learned the meaning of the words purpose, hypothesis, data, constant variable, results, conclusion and research. Students and instructor then applied the knowledge gained to a fun and informational science fair project. After understanding the meaning…Details
Northport K-8 third graders welcomed representatives of Treasure Coast Wildlife Sanctuary into their outdoor classroom area to learn all about saving wildlife. Students were introduced to several types of owls including One Feather, a great horned owl. Students learned that One Feather was stolen from his nest in Ocala National forest in Florida 33 years…Details
As part of their continuing outreach to members of the St. Lucie County community, Fairlawn Elementary Student Council sponsored a food drive to benefit the Treasure Coast Food Bank. In this amazing effort, Fairlawn students, staff, and families collected over 1,700 pounds of food. Without a doubt, many local families will benefit from this gracious outpouring. Pictured,…Details
Visitors from the Lynmoore Assisted Living Facility enjoy a special holiday presentation of the “OK Corral” performed by White City Elementary fourth and fifth graders.
Kindergarten students are very eager and motivated to celebrate the winter season. They each labeled a snowflake with a book they are reading from the school library. It is fun to see the enthusiasm as they read books and share them with the class. Students proudly display the number of books they read on the…Details
Reading Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer inspired Nanette Serrano’s kindergarten class to put on their thinking caps and write about Rudolph. Students were excited to write about a reindeer that was different but broke down barriers to become a hero. The students did a great job of expressing their feelings about what they liked best.…Details