Our S.A.G.E. Academy at SLWK-8 (1st through 8th grade advanced/gifted students) participated in a community project to help senior citizens have a brighter holiday season. The students had to create holiday images onto 250 bags which would later be filled with items for 250 senior citizens who receive services from the Meals on Wheels program…Details
SLWK-8 students in grades 3-8 were treated to a Pep Rally for FSA on Tuesday, April 30th. The administration was assisted by the drumline from Centennial High School, as well as some of their basketball players. Students participated in fun games such as:
Hula Hoop Relay
Over the summer, Mrs. Nemeth, 1st grade teacher, received five tablets for her classroom through a Donors Choose proposal. Seesaw is a student-driven digital portfolio that empowers students to independently document what they are learning at school. Students can use photos, videos, drawings, text notes, links, and the recorder to show what they know. After…Details
The SLWK-8 My School Color Run sponsored by the Student Council was a huge success!
Thank you everyone for your participation!
Special thanks for Ms. Renee Taylor, Mrs. Shawna Portee, and Dean Lauren Kosinski for their hard work in organizing this event. Everyone had a colorful time!
Congratulations to the following students who earned a perfect score on FSA last year and were treated to a limo ride to lunch on November 5th:
4th grader, Maria Nolasco
8th grader, Roseanne Rodriguez
8th grader, Ryan Rodriguez
The students were accompanied by their parents and the SLWK-8 Administration for this special lunch!
On May 18, Mayor Gregory Oravec spent the morning enjoying breakfast and answering candid questions from Student Council Members. Mayor Oravec was gracious enough to spend much of the morning visiting with many of the students, and was presented with an honorary key to the school to commemorate his visit.
Ms. Jennifer Rosser, the band director and music teacher at St. Lucie West K-8 School, was honored with the opportunity to be the clinician for the Heartland Middle School Honor Band of Highlands County recently. The honor band consisted of the best band students from nearly 11 middle schools of the surrounding cities in the…Details
Ms. Rovendro’s 4th grade class has been learning about physical and chemical changes in science, and they made slime to illustrate how chemical changes work.
Mrs. Ciufo’s and Ms. Rovendro’s 4th Grade classes are participating in an embryology program with the 4H Club and we are incubating eggs in our classrooms. It will take 21 days for the eggs to hatch. “Candling” the chicken eggs is the way that you visually inspect the development and integrity of each egg using…Details
Students in 3rd grade invited their parents to school for student led conferences. Students discussed what they learned and shared their goals for the year. Parents were able to see work samples and students’ tracking charts.