Dana Brightwell and Matthew Glotzer coached a brilliant group of students through this year’s Odyssey of the Mind competition at Suncoast High School. The SLWK8 Team chose to compete in Problem #5, “A Stellar Hangout”. Team members were Lilliana Boham, Nora Calnan, Jasmine Gabriel, Hannah Gaffney, Samantha Leonard, Jayden Nargen and Ivan Sheehan. They all…Details
On Saturday, October 24, SLWK8 students competed as a team in the Future Chef Competition held in Ft. Pierce at the Green Market. Students competed against the local high schools and one other K-8 school in this event. The Shark Chef Team (Casie Schulz, Laravanessa Cano and Gabriella Quimby) showed well with their appetizer of…Details
The SLWK-8 4th Grade students recently took a field trip to Ft. Christmas and Alligator World. The students learned about how pioneers lived in early Florida and were able to grind corn and churn butter. Then they traveled to Alligator World where they observed animals in their natural habitats and explored the tools used by…Details
Tama Jeanchery’s artwork entitled “Rooted Heart” was recently entered in The Dali Museum’s 2016 Florida statewide Student Surrealist Art Exhibit: Between Dream and Reality. We are proud to announce that it was chosen to be exhibited at The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, FL this summer. Tama is an 8th grade student at SLWK-8. Her…Details
Christina DiMeo, an 8th Grader at St. Lucie West K-8 School, was selected as the Weekend Weather Kid by CBS12. Nominated by Barbara Ricks, her business education teacher, Christina conducted herself like a pro during the December 30th broadcast.
Congratulations, from your SLWK-8 family!
St. Lucie West K8 (SLWK8) is excited to welcome our first monthly Speakers Bureau speaker in partnership with Dr. Donna Mills, SLPS School Board Vice-Chairperson. Each month, SLWK8 along with other schools, hosts guest speakers who encourage and motivate students to make good choices, use positive role models and learn to find their passion and…Details
Casie Schulz and Bailey Layle, two 8th grade SLWK-8 Shark chefs, are preparing Red Velvet Roulades for the District Culinary Showcase to be held at the St. Lucie County Civic Center on Wednesday December 9th from 5 to 7 PM. Their teacher is Ms. Jennifer Tremblay.
The SLWK-8 elementary gifted S.A.G.E. classes participated again this year in a holiday community service project. The students decorated holiday bags for the “Meals on Wheels” program in our area. This program provides and delivers meals to senior citizens who are homebound. These students have volunteered their time to show their holiday spirit and citizenship…Details
St. Lucie West K-8 participated in the Palm Regional Competition for Odyssey of the Mind on Saturday, March 9, 2019. There were five problem-solving categories. SLWK-8 entered teams in three of the five categories. • Omer to the Rescue, Again placed 1st in their category with team members: Jasmine Gabriel, Stephanie Leonard, Alexandria Mancini, Isabella…Details
Commissioner Kim Johnson speaking with the 5th graders about following their dreams and goal setting in life. An amazing motivational speaker that connected with the students!