Students in Danya Etter’s music class at Allapattah Flats K8 are currently working towards their “black belt” in recorder for Recorder Karate. Recorder Karate is a fun and exciting way to learn all about the instrument and after playing each song, one can earn a different belt color as in karate. This week the fifth graders focused…Details
Allapattah Flats K-8 School recently held its annual Title 1 and Curriculum Night. Parents and students were treated to a pasta dinner and given a Title 1 presentation. After the presentation, parents were then able to break out into different sessions held by grade groups and departments where they could learn about what their students were going to be learning and…Details
Fifth grade students from Allapattah Flats K8 School recently visited the Oxbow Eco-center in Port Saint Lucie. The Oxbow staff presentations provided students with information about the importance of water-conservation, nature preservation and the maintenance of “natural Florida”. During their visit, students had the unique opportunity to enhance their understanding of Florida’s complex eco-system through the…Details
Allapattah fifth graders have been learning and identifying different natural disasters. Students were recently visited by fire-medic Josh O’Brien from Martin County Fire Rescue. Students learned about fire extinguishers, how to plan for an emergency at home, how to exit a smoke filled room safely, and the special equipment needed for a firefighter to stay safe…Details
First grade students in Ann Hartman’s class at Allapattah Flats K8 are excited to explore their garden in the warm sun. Students are checking the progress of their peppers, cucumbers, carrots, peas, and many other plants. Each child has a “plot” to grow their plant of choice, beginning with just a seed that has resulted in beautiful…Details
Students in Pamela Owens’ and Ann Hartman’s first grade classes celebrated Literacy Week with a special guest reader, Principal Jonetha Maness. Mrs. Maness read “Giraffes Can’t Dance” to first graders in the special “gator” reading room. Students giggled hysterically as the giraffe learned how to dance, they also shared connections they made to the story and their lives. What a great way…Details
First graders at Allapattah Flats K-8 are investigating about fire safety with the help of retired Indian River County Fire Department Battalion Chief John Freeman. Mr. Freeman read an informational text about firefighters and their responsibilities. He also brought his bunker gear including a helmet, boots, pants, coat, and gloves to show the first graders…Details
First Graders at Allapattah Flats K-8 took their first steps in earning their green thumb! First graders are learning how to create a garden. Our first step was to prepare the garden by adding a fresh layer of soil. Elijah Adorno and Veneah Mussenden used their sense of touch while spreading out the soil. The students…Details
Mrs. Furtah’s First grade class at Allapattah Flats has enjoyed responding to literature with team work! The students worked together in teams to create a double bubble thinking map to compare the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.
Mrs. Furtah’s First grade class at Allapattah Flats have enjoyed responding to literature with team work! The students worked together in teams to create a double bubble thinking map to compare the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.