On Wednesday, October 28, the Van Duzer Foundation hosted a fund raiser for Rivers Edge Principal, Kerri Walukiewicz, at the Big Apple Pizza near IRSC. Feeling like a family reunion, people from all over the county attended, ate dinner, donated blood, tested to be a donor and participated in the multiple raffles. Multiple generous businesses and…Details
Thursday, April 7th was Mosaic Digital Academy Night at Tradition Field — a fundraising event for the St. Lucie Public School.
Principal Jeanne Ziemba threw the first pitch for the evening’s game!
Mariposa Elementary’s Odyssey of the Mind team led by Mrs. Jennifer Scipioni competed in the Palms Regional tournament in Riviera Beach, Florida. They competed in Division 1 for problem number 5 titled “Furs, Fins, Feathers and Friends.” They were one out of eight teams that decided to solve this problem. To solve this problem they…Details
Arielle Fountain represented Fort Pierce Westwood in Gainesville at the FFA Agriculture Education Career Development Event (CDE) and placed in the top six to advance to the State contest in June! Arielle developed a lesson plan, taught UF professors, and took a written test on the standards she was assigned to teach! She plans to…Details
The 5th GRADE FLAG LEADERSHIP INIATIVE was started based on the administration’s vision to create a system in which a daily ceremony occurs of raising and lowering the American and FL State flag daily. Identifying 5th grade as the chosen grade for this initative would build leadership capacity with our older elementary age students. Students…Details
AVID students from sixth, seventh, and eighth grades at Samuel S. Gaines spent a day at Broward College’s Tigertail Lakes activity center. Students participated in high ropes course, low ropes course, and teambuilding activities throughout the course of the day. The trip was designed to strengthen collaborative and critical thinking skills within grade levels. The students…Details
Samuel S. Gaines Academy second grade teachers Amanda Hayes, left, as Bad Kitty and Eileen Repoli as Amelia Bedelia joined with students, faculty and other staff members celebrating Character Day recently, dressing up as their favorite story book character.
Samuel S. Gaines Academy is proud to acknowledge the following students for reading all 15 Sunshine State Young Reader’s books for the year. Pictured, from left, are fourth grader Erin Buchanon, eighth grader Jennifer Teran, seventh grader Michaela Kelly, and eighth grader Terry Revange. Students were awarded with certificates, and ice cream party, pizza party,…Details
Gaines Academy kindergarten and pre kindergarten students enjoyed many activities for the 100th day of school, including making hats and glasses. Pictured as very old ladies are pre-K teacher Cindy Hedrick and paraprofessional Catherine Mills.