Opening day for the 2012-2013 school year went smoothly, no major issues had arisen by mid-day. Students at 13 local schools were welcomed with Kids at Hope tunnels, where school staff and community members applauded and gave “high-five” greetings with encouraging messages to the returning students. Pictured, at left, are St. Lucie School Board members…Details
To help celebrate Fire Safety Month, Smokey Bear came to visit Oak Hammock Kindergartners. Students had the chance to see all of the equipment used to help put out forest fires. Smokey talked to the students about wildfire prevention and ways to be safe around and with fire. After the presentation, students had the chance…Details
Northport community is so proud of our littlest Navigators. Great job Mrs. Frazier and Mrs. Tillman as well as parents and families. We lovingly present our newest graduates: VPK to kindergarten. ❤
Small group instruction is a daily part of the reading routine in Morgan Haupt’s kindergarten class at F.K. Sweet Elementary. Students have access to leveled readers that compliment the new reading series. Za’Niyah Taylor, Skylar Monroe, and Shinyla Williams think that learning to read is cool, and look forward to reading with their teacher.
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
Students from Mr. Artiles’ 7th grade Civics class at St. Lucie West K-8 School received a visit from Mark Woods, Deputy Chief of Safety and Security for St. Lucie Public Schools. Students invited Mr. Woods to present to their class as part of their Project Citizen topic of School Violence Prevention. Deputy Chief Woods shared…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!