LPA Graduate Dr. Sizemore-Ruiz Comes Full Circle

LPA Graduate Dr. Sizemore-Ruiz Comes Full Circle

The nationally known cardiologist, Dr. Tiffany Sizemore-Ruiz, Class of 2003, returned to Lincoln Park Academy to dispense nuggets of wisdom to the eighth-grade graduates of 2017.  She delivered the message that all lessons learned in eighth grade were relevant as she shared anecdotes of the hard-tack lesson from Mr. David Perry’s eighth-grade history class, as well as algebraic strategies taught to her by Ms. Chinn. As a college student, Sizemore-Ruiz passed on the same strategies to her tutor, and she was able to save the life of her Algebra I teacher.  Lastly, she issued a life prescription to the graduates and other members of the audience:  Be kind to one another.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lincoln Park Academy Jazz Ensemble Collaborates with Renowned Latin Percussion Artist Sammy Figueroa

Lincoln Park Academy Jazz Ensemble Collaborates with Renowned Latin Percussion Artist Sammy Figueroa

The Lincoln Park Academy Jazz Ensemble collaborated with renowned Latin percussion artist and Grammy nominee Sammy Figueroa and his Sally’s Tomato ensemble at the Sunrise Theater Black Box.  The students enjoyed an engaging workshop with Mr. Figueroa on Afro-Cuban stylistic techniques followed by the performance at the Black Box.   Sponsored by Bluebird Educational Foundation, the event was an enormous success!

LPA Jazz Band / Figueroa

 

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Lincoln Park Academy Junior Wins Gold Medal

Lincoln Park Academy Junior Wins Gold Medal

Congratulations to Lincoln Park Academy’s Jonathan Geraghty. Jonathan won his second gold medal at this year’s FHSAA State Dive meet November 17th. 

This was the first time since 1955-56 that a Treasure Coast diver has won back-to-back gold medals.

Lincoln Park Academy Mathletes Win Big

Lincoln Park Academy Mathletes Win Big

Congratulations to the Lincoln Park Academy Math Team on a great finish Saturday, February 13th, at Suncoast Community High School’s February Regional Mu Alpha Theta Math Competition. Eighth graders Callie Zheng, Sreya Banik, and Yanan Lin took home the third place trophy in the Geometry Team division. Callie also finished in 8th place as an individual. In the Calculus division, seniors Geoffrey Zheng, Carlos Arce, Jason Dennis, and junior Bradley Gilrane finished in third place with Geoffrey placing 2nd overall as an individual. The High School Math Team will be back in action February 19th at IRSC’s annual High School Math Olympics.

Lincoln Park Academy Middle School Students Participate in  Great Explorations Trip

Lincoln Park Academy Middle School Students Participate in Great Explorations Trip

A select group of 8th grade students from Lincoln Park Academy participated in the 1st Middle School Great Explorations event in conjunction with Indian River State College.  Students were able to get hands-on experience with Green Room technology and video production, as well as laser, Allied Health, and Robotics fields, while speaking with professors and students about the school-college-work connection.  The all day event was intended to provide a “spark” for these students who will soon be entering high school and beginning their college exploration journey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lincoln Park Academy Odyssey team moves on the world finals

Lincoln Park Academy Odyssey team moves on the world finals

The Lincoln Park Academy Odyssey of the Mind Team won first place at the recent state competition, and will move on to World Finals at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.  There they will be performing the solution to their posed problem along with teams from all over the globe. The scores for these performances, along with the scores they receive for a spontaneous creative thinking event, will determine where they place in the World Finals for creative thinking and problem solving. Pictured, front row from left, Amanda Corrick, Bianca Favata, Gabrielle Donate, and Neha Reddy. Back row, from left, Robert Bacchus, Jr., Garrett Malone, Coach Judi Hueter, and Alex Trewyn .

 

Lincoln Park Academy Orchestra Receives the Dyer Difference Award

Lincoln Park Academy Orchestra Receives the Dyer Difference Award

Before moving to the treasure coast in 2008 the Dyer’s had a dealership in small town rural Ohio. Giving back to the community became part of the culture at their dealership. They depended on their community and the community, in turn, counted on them. The award committee is made up of the management team at Dyer and the recipient is voted on monthly. The award is presented on behalf of Dyer Chevrolet Mazda Subaru and salutes a non-profit organization on the Treasure Coast that is truly making a difference in their community.

Lincoln Park Academy Orchestras is the 100th recipient of this award! Congratulations to the orchestra director Josephine Cappelletti and the hard working student musicians for their many contributions and performances in the community including the Fort Pierce 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, Dyer Chevrolet Grand Opening, Strings for Seniors nursing home performances, Wedding Events, Graduation Events, and more!

Lincoln Park Academy Peace Poster Show

Lincoln Park Academy Peace Poster Show

The Hurston Branch Library will display the artwork of Lincoln Park Academy students grades 6th– 8th from January 15th – February 15th.  The Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library is located at 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce, Florida, just west of 29th Street. The student artwork represents individual expressions of peace and justifies why kindness matters in a global sense.  For over three decades, Lions Clubs around the globe have sponsored this “peace” themed art contest for schools and youth groups.

Featured winners include Regina Macias (7th), Breanna Ferber (6th), Nachbi Pierre (7th), and Quinn Stephenson (8th).  Lincoln Park Academy would like to extend our gratitude to the Fort Pierce Lions Club for donating materials, providing awards, and setting up the show! Special thanks to Crystal Samuel, President/Sight Chair of the Fort Pierce Lions Club, for all her hard work and continued dedication to the youth in our community.

Lincoln Park Academy Represents the USA at the Panasonic KWN 25th Anniversary Global Awards Ceremony

Lincoln Park Academy Represents the USA at the Panasonic KWN 25th Anniversary Global Awards Ceremony

The two teams from Lincoln Park Academy, under the guidance of master Adobe instructor Gena Harriman, won The Americas region in their respective categories!

LPA’s World Hunger team and civic documentary moved on as one of seven finalists with other regional winning teams from the Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Panama, and Thailand. They also won another similarly action packed 5-day trip to NYC with the addition of a cultural exchange and a brand new studio quality Panasonic video camera! At the KWN 25th Anniversary Global Contest, their Fighting World Hunger video won the Best Concept Award and another brand new studio quality Panasonic video camera!

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The Panasonic Kid Witness News World Competition

KWN got its start in 1989 in the U.S. as a hands-on video education program supported by Panasonic North America, which supplied video cameras and editing equipment to public schools to make news programs from the perspective of children. The program was subsequently expanded on a global scale. At present, 548 schools from 23 countries and regions are participants in the program.

KWN is designed to foster creativity and presentation skills among young students. Supervising teachers cite further merits of the program such as a heightened awareness of the environment and the community as well as development of team skills among participants through the process of creating civic documentaries. The expanding network of KWN schools also provides a platform for international cultural exchange among KWN students.

The two teams from Lincoln Park Academy, under the guidance of master Adobe instructor Gena Harriman, won The Americas region in their respective categories!

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 Students Donovan Kryak and Zaid Jamil won the 2014 Eco-Effect Award for Best PSA Of The Year with a public service announcement entitled Water Conservation. Marisol Galindo, Imani Rodney, Sana Adalsha, LPA AP Ms. Candace Stone, Janice Ng, Donovan Kyrak, Zaid Jamil

Students Janice Ng, Imani Rodney, Marisol Galindo, and Sana Adalsha won the 2014 New Vision Award with Fighting World Hunger!2

Janice Ng, Imani Rodney

Both teams each won impressive trophies, and a 4-day Winners Weekend trip for all team members to the new Panasonic North American HQ, the 2014 KWN New Vision & Eco-Effect Awards Ceremony, Double Decker Bus Tour in NYC, Lunch in Times Square, Broadway Performance: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Dinner at Don Pepe Restaurant, Night at the Movies: Shaquille O’Neal’s CityPlex Movie Theatre and many more team building activities!

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Marisol Galindo, Imani Rodney, Sana Adalsha, LPA AP Ms. Candace Stone, Janice Ng, Donovan Kyrak, Zaid Jamil

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LPA’s World Hunger team and civic documentary moved on as one of seven finalists with other regional winning teams from the Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Panama, and Thailand. They also won another similarly action packed 5-day trip to NYC with the addition of a cultural exchange and a brand new studio quality Panasonic video camera! At the KWN 25th Anniversary Global Contest, their Fighting World Hunger video won the Best Concept Award and another brand new studio quality Panasonic video camera!

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Lincoln Park Academy Senior Athlete Wins Scholarship

Lincoln Park Academy Senior Athlete Wins Scholarship

Lincoln Park Academy was recently notified by the FHSAA that Senior Jamya Wiley is one of twelve female finalists for the Florida Dairy Farmers Academic All-State Team. Jamya will attend a banquet in Gainesville on June 11th and be awarded a $1,700.00 scholarship.  The over-all winner will be announced and will receive an additional $4,600.00.

Congratulations and good luck to Jamya!

Lincoln Park Academy Senior Named Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalist

Lincoln Park Academy Senior Named Regeneron Science Talent Search Finalist

Lincoln Park Academy senior, Haniya Shareef has been named one of the top 40 a finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. As a top 40 finalist,

Haniya will receive at least $25,000 in awards. She was selected from a pool of highly qualified entrants based on her project’s scientific rigor and her potential to become world-changing scientific leaders.

Haniya will also travel to Washington, D.C., from March 8-14 to undergo a rigorous judging process to determine the top 10 winners. If chosen as one of the Top 10 winners, she will also have the opportunity to meet with members of Congress and share her project with the public at the National Museum of Women in the Arts on March 11. While in D.C., this year’s finalists will compete for more than $1.8 million in top awards. The top 10 awards range from $40,000 to $250,000 for the first-place winner. Winners will be announced at a formal awards gala at the National Building Museum on March 13.

The Regeneron Science Talent Search, a program of Society for Science & the Public since 1942, focuses on identifying the next generation of scientists and engineers who will provide critical leadership in solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges while shaping the future of research and development for our nation and the world.

 

 

 

Lincoln Park Academy Senior, Sebastian Suarez Meets the Challenge of the US Congress!

Lincoln Park Academy Senior, Sebastian Suarez Meets the Challenge of the US Congress!

Congratulations to LPA senior, Sebastian Suarez, for earning Congress’ only charity, the Congressional Award.  Sebastian completed over 400 hours of voluntary public service, 200 hours of personal development and 200 hours of physical fitness over a 24-month period, to include a 5-day, self-planned trip to New York City, where he explored the various cultures that helped shape the formation of the city, to garner this prestigious award and meet his personal goals.

Sebastian attributes his reaching this goal through the support and encouragement of teachers and administrators at Lincoln Park Academy. “At Lincoln Park Academy, I have had the opportunity to grow and develop in a safe and encouraging environment,” says Sebastian.

The Congressional Award was established in 1979 and was created to honor, encourage and inspire America’s youth ages 14 to 23.

Lincoln Park Academy student project brings toys to hospitalized children

Lincoln Park Academy student project brings toys to hospitalized children

Three Lincoln Park Academy student athletes have delivered stuffed toys to children at Palm Beach Children’s Hospital Pediatric Unit as part of a Kare for Kids community service team project. Pictured, from left, are Erin Gerlica, Jeffrey Gerlica and Kayla Andrade on a recent toy delivery. The Kare for Kids team more than doubled its original goal of 75 by collecting more than 175 toys! Jeffrey plans to continue with the Kare for Kids program so he can help bring further joy to children in need.

Lincoln Park Academy Students Participate in Unity Day

Lincoln Park Academy Students Participate in Unity Day

Lincoln Park Academy students, teachers, and staff participated with millions of people across the country in Unity Day on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, to take a stand against bullying.  By wearing orange, Lincoln Park Academy showed that we believe that no student should be subjected to bullying.

 

Lincoln Park Academy Theater Presents…

Lincoln Park Academy Theater Presents…

During the first weekend of October, Lincoln Park Academy produced the musical James and the Giant Peach! This production was a resounding success, attracting audience members of all ages. This fun filled production is full of magic, family and songs that make you want to sing along. The students involved performed with such heart and energy.  It was a beautiful way to spend an evening. The following Monday, October 7th, over 700 students from across St. Lucie County came to the Lincoln Park Academy Auditorium to enjoy this show. The young students brought so much life and joy and it was a lovely time had by all.

 

 

 

 

Lincoln Park Academy wind symphony presents concert

Lincoln Park Academy wind symphony presents concert

The Lincoln Park Academy (LPA) Wind Symphony performed a concert recently featuring the student members of the Jazz Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Steel Drum Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble. The band members played a wide variety of literature for this concert and interacted with the audience. Assistant Superintendent of Fine Arts Dr. Kevin Perry is shown above as a guest conductor for the Wind Ensemble. The ensembles will perform again at the annual Winter Concert on Thursday, December 6th at 6:30pm in the LPA auditorium.