Congratulations to Samuel S. Gaines Academy’s John Davino! In a surprise visit by CBS Channel 12’s Teri Hornstein, he was recognized as an outstanding teacher and provided a check for $312 as part of Channel 12’s Tools for Teachers campaign. Mr. Davino, who was praised by former students as being a teacher who helped them…Details
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
Palm Pointe hosted their annual Bus Driver Appreciation Breakfast on Thursday, September 28th.
PPE appreciates all their bus drivers do each day bringing our Rockets to and from school safely! Each driver received a gift, enjoyed special drawings, a delicious breakfast, and hopefully left knowing how much we appreciate all they do!
Palm Pointe honors male role models in Dads Take Your Child to School Day! What a great event to honor our fathers and ask for their commitment to stay involved. Over 300 male role models brought their child to school on Wednesday, September 27th. After a brief ceremony with a guest speaker, the reading of…Details
Twenty students representing Dan McCarty Middle School recently joined their voices with other middle school singers from around the Treasure Coast area to participate in the Four County Middle School Honors Choir at Indian River State College. The students were selected based on their musicianship skills and the recommendation of their chorus director, Dr. Rolanda…Details
“People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.” This is a quote by Dale Carnegie. Greatness in teaching is rare. To be a great teacher, a combustion of assorted qualities both inborn and learned have to occur. A teacher has to be willing to put in time. That is time over…Details
Fort Pierce Westwood began a new, school-wide PBIS event with their students this year. The Principal’s Panther Praise 200 Club (100 Club for MOA campus) requires randomly chosen teachers and staff to identify students who meet our ROARS expectations in and out of class each day. Ten tickets are given out each day to be…Details
On September 27th, SGA had a wonderful time celebrating fathers and caring adults who change the lives of our students everyday. The morning started with an instrumental interlude by SGA music teacher Mr. Pena and students along with photo booth opportunities. After a brief presentation and breakfast, the fathers and caring adults were eager to…Details
Palm Pointe faculty, staff and middle school students are all “fired up” because they had the opportunity to hear a powerful message about the importance of transitioning a growth mindset into the will to achieve from guest speaker Principal Baruti Kafele. Kafele, a nationally-renowned public speaker, author, and award winning former educator and principal, is…Details
Ms. Mellion’s 2nd Period reviewed simplifying fractions after teaching students how to relate division to fractions. Students were able to work in groups with whiteboards for better understanding. They were excited to be able to tell the difference between simplified fractions and not simplified to smallest form fractions. Students are also learning about creating expressions with and…Details