Dr. Norman Webb presented an institute about his Depth of Knowledge (DoK) system at the Florida Reading Association Fall Conference. Educators had an opportunity to learn about his studies regarding alignment between curriculum standards and assessment, along with an in-depth look at the application of the DoK system within the classroom. Pictured, from left to right, is Kirstie…Details
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
Florida Family Engagement in Education Month is a time to celebrate the important role parents and families play in their children’s education. When schools work together with families to support learning, children are more motivated to succeed-not just in school, but throughout life.
Manatee Academy 4th and 5th grades were enraptured by the performance of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by The Riverside Children’s Theatre professional group this week. Students and teachers have been reading the Narnia books for the last month and thought this interactive interpretation was “Awesome!”
REE hosted their annual Bingo for Books with a Halloween twist thrown in. Coupling it with a Title 1 presentation, the students then paraded by grade level across the stage in their costumes. Bingo then ensued with students winning a book every time they achieved BINGO! Our ever fabulous PTO handily decorated the cafeteria and…Details
Dr. Kevin Perry was the guest speaker today at Weatherbee Elementary School’s first Leadership Luncheon for this school year.
Ecstatic and astonished were the common reactions from St. Lucie Public Schools’ (SLPS) Outstanding Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year nominees as Superintendent E. Wayne Gent and an entourage of well-wishers surprised the school leaders with the news this week. Mrs. Latricia Woulard, principal of St. Lucie Elementary, and Mrs. Michelle Herrington, assistant principal…Details
Fort Pierce Central High School’s Criminal Justice Academy hosted its annual Crime Prevention Day on Friday, October 30, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. This expo-style event provided opportunities for students to learn about numerous programs, discuss the mission of each, and explore career opportunities with representatives from agencies including: Ft. Pierce Police Department,…Details
Village Green Environmental Studies School brought storybook characters to life through a pumpkin decorating contest.
Students were able to vote for their favorite pumpkin using earned Manatee Moola.
“Respect Yourself, Be Drug Free” was the Red Ribbon Week theme this year. Students at Village Green Environmental Studies School participated in several anti-drug/anti bullying activities, some of which included: creating posters, signing pledges, and a presentation by Joe the Biker.