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
Student’s in Mr. Emerson’s 7th grade science class were visited by Melissa McIntyre of ORCA for the first of 8 classroom visits to learn about our “Living Lagoon.” Shown are students creating and documenting their own microcosm of the Indian River Lagoon ecosystem.
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.
Mrs. Alicia Miller’s 2nd grade students performed “Contraction Surgery.” They made two words contract into one by cutting out vowels and replacing them with band aids for apostrophes.