Fifth grade students at Savanna Ridge Elementary School enjoyed a day of STEM learning. Their task was to design, construct and test solar ovens to demonstrate the transformation of solar energy to thermal energy. After researching different designs, students were given materials to construct a solar oven from a pizza box. They tested their ovens…Details
Recently, the kindergarten students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition spent some time learning about how to be a good citizen, and about the importance of rules. To enhance the lesson, Mrs. Rubel’s Kindergarten class had a visit from Chief Pruitt of the Jupter Inlet Colony Police Department. Chief Pruitt spoke to the…Details
These students were part of the Lions International Peace Poster Contest with the Fort Pierce Lions Club. Ferlie Fabre (LPA), with her sister, took first place in the international Peace Poster Contest. Muabohn Dahn (LPA), with her father, won third place. A student from Southern Oaks, Emily Barkheimer, no pics, received second place. The First…Details
A group of local Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 566 came to Lakewood Park Elementary School to speak with 7 third grade classes. The Veterans also decorated a display case filled with metals, flags, helmets, books, dog tags, plaques, awards, hats of the different branches of the military, and old photos. The group, spearheaded by…Details
Fifth grade students, Heather Heath, Tuan Tran, Levi Gonzalez, and Sophia Lopez in Carla Bargeron’s Science resource class at Mariposa Elementary recently completed an exciting science unit. Students first learned about landforms and volcanoes and then worked in teams to design and construct paper mache’ volcanos. Students also learned about the steps in the scientific process and physical…Details
Lincoln Park Academy Represents the USA at the Panasonic KWN 25th Anniversary Global Awards Ceremony
The two teams from Lincoln Park Academy, under the guidance of master Adobe instructor Gena Harriman, won The Americas region in their respective categories! LPA’s World Hunger team and civic documentary moved on as one of seven finalists with other regional winning teams from the Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Panama, and Thailand. They…Details
Jaci Caine was selected to serve as youth commissioner on the Florida Youth Commission.
Caine, 17, is a senior at St. Lucie West Centennial High and plans to study medicine.
Congratulations Pamela Kaiser. Mrs. Kaiser has been recognized by the College Board’s Advanced Placement Program for her contributions as an AP reader. In June 2014, 607 high school AP English Literature teachers joined forces with college faculty who teach in the same discipline to score 399,220 exams in Louisville, KY. Ms. Kaiser has been recognized…Details
Mrs. Kawa, a retired 2nd grade teacher, volunteers each week for Ms. Schumacher’s class. She is reading one of her favorite read a-louds, Charlotte’s Way by E.B White. The students look forward to her visits each week with excitement, and can’t wait to work with her during small groups. Mrs. Kawa works with all students…Details
Northport K-8 School has taken a leap forward by engaging students in a community atmosphere where growth, development, social mores and guidance are the focus. Many students experience difficulty making the transition to becoming productive and achievement oriented individuals with positive goals and dreams. Boys and girls in the middle grades often times succumb to…Details