Frances K. Sweet fourth graders learn about the characteristics of flowering plants by dissecting them and classifying the parts. Pictured here is Ansel Espinal viewing the tiny parts of the plant using a magnifying glass.
Kindergarten students in Mrs. Morgan Haupt’s class have had a busy week investigating spiders. Students learned the parts of a spider as well as their habitats. For a culminating activity students made spider hats to wear home. Showing off their hats are, left to right, Ty’Shawn Moore, Samara Rawlings, Kyra Burton, and Camryn Monroe.
September in kindergarten has been such a busy month! Did you know what you will find if you cut open an apple? Isaiah Brickles-Jackson was pleasantly surprised to find a star! Students in Melanie Francisco’s class studied apples while learning the properties of matter. After reading about Johnny Appleseed, students turned apples into applesauce. They practiced patience while they…Details
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…Details
F.K. Sweet students from grades kindergarten through fifth participated in a three day cheer camp held by Lincoln Park Academy varsity cheerleaders. The students were taught cheers, jumps, and dances. Students ended camp with a performance at the high school varsity basketball half-time show.
Fort Pierce Westwood High School would like to recognize and celebrate one of our teachers, Mr. James Norcia. Mr. Norcia created a motivation plan known as the “The Raceway Contest” which has made its way onto the Reading Plus© Training Site – Creating Motivation Plans. Mr. Norcia developed this plan last spring during our initial…Details
F.K. Sweet staff and students were so very excited to wear our favorite hats to honor Dr. Seuss’ book, The Cat in the Hat. Such a fun-filled week of dressing up and learning all about Dr. Seuss and his fabulous books!
Featured in the photo: F.K. Sweet Kindergarten teachers along with our Principal, Mrs. Jackson.
Awards for school displays at the 2013 St. Lucie County Fair were presented at the April 9, 2013, St. Lucie County School Board meeting, and the Kiwanis Sunrise Club also presented annual monetary awards to schools. The theme of the 2013 fair was, “500 Years of Florida Heritage.” For the elementary division, first place went…Details
Representatives from Imagine Nation recently visited Fairlawn Elementary School to bestow congratulations and present Principal Pam Holmes and staff with a special Beacon Award. Each year, Imagine Nation recognizes top schools across the country that demonstrate stellar usage of Imagine Learning, one of the parent company’s digital language, literacy, and math programs. The company’s…Details