Every month Bayshore Elementary media center holds a research contest. Congratulations to Angela Castellon from Christine Mueller’s fifth grade class who won the most recent Media Center Contest by researching to find the names of books written by Martin Luther King Jr.
Odyssey of the Mind teams from Bayshore Elementary School recently competed in regional competitions. Odyssey of the Mind is an international education program that provides creative problem solving opportunities for students. The Problem 4 Team, led by fifth grade teacher Heather McWilliams and volunteer Gerry Waugh, earned second place. Pictured, from left, are Gerry Waugh, Kara Godown, Camber Adams, Chris Bonilla, Tommy Kormov, Jacob Shane, Kyle Ingleton and Heather McWilliams.
Bayshore Elementary School’s Open House was a great success. Families had an opportunity to meet teachers and staff members. Families were also provided assistance in the computer labs to find their children’s bus and lunch information. Pictured is the Barbot family, from left, Juan, Emlio and Doris, with second grade teacher Carol Galloway discussing the upcoming school year.
Bayshore Elementary, PBIS and Kids at Hope presented Beat the Teacher Night! Bayshore families and students played various academic games against the teachers. Second grade student Bianca Morais and her father Mark Morais played chess against second grade teacher Garth Gittin.
Bayshore Elementary School pre-K students in Greta Wester’s class had a guest reader. Students were excited when Michael J. Lannon, Superintendent of St. Lucie County Schools, stopped by to support literacy and read to the students.
Bayshore Elementary kindergarten student Lukas Siminski gets ready for the holiday show. Lukas was dressed as an elf during Bayshore’s Rock ‘n Roll Holiday Show.
Bayshore Elementary School is proud to recognize Jazzy Super Students for outstanding demonstration of school-wide SPOTS and modeling appropriate dress code expectations. Pictured are fifth grade students Hannah Friend, left, from Paulette Seay-St. Louis’ class and Leo Friend from Christine Mueller’s class.
Bayshore Elementary School’s display in the St. Lucie County Fair earned third place in the fair’s elementary division. Bayshore Elementary students used primary sources to assist them in recreating pictures of St. Lucie County’s past and present. Students also used their creativity to demonstrate inventions of the future.
Bayshore Elementary students in A.J. Bevacqua’s Rti group are researching ecosystems. Pictured are fifth grade students Chloe Resendiz, left, and Quinn Oslager who researched and created a freshwater ecosystem.
Students in third through fifth grade at Bayshore Elementary were given the opportunity to write poems as part of the Young Writers of America contest. Students wrote poems about their wish for the world or what their family means to them. Pictured are Shandy Ernest, left, and Jadyn Smith from Janet Baraniak’s third grade class who wote poems for the contest.
Bayshore Elementary School students in third, fourth and fifth grade are participating in the Sunshine State Young Readers Awards Program. This is a statewide program that is designed to motivate students to read high interest, contemporary literature. Pictured is Cassandra Fess’ third grade student Sergio Miranda showing off the sunshine he earned after reading Beastologist.
Bayshore Elementary School’s second graders presented a PTO performance honoring current and past United States presidents. Students researched about the presidents and shared what they learned through writings, songs and skits. Pictured is Aidyn Davenport (center) portraying President George Washington, along with Ashleigh Maypole (left) and Katelynn Penny-Hall (right), all from Kay De Aguiar’s class.
Bayshore Elementary School second grade students have been learning about energy. Students researched heat, sound, light and electrical energy. Afterwards they created three dimensional models to exhibit their findings. Pictured are Renee Immordino’s second grade students, from left, Jenassa Bynoe, Cameron Jackson, and Nico Mistretta.
Bayshore Elementary School is proud to announce its school spelling bee winners for the 2011 – 2012 school year. The first place winner was Skylar Collins, left, from Leigh Grippe’s third grade class, second place winner was Brianna Creary, center, from Jennifer Glidden’s third grade class, and the third place winner was Aisha Jean Baptiste, right, from Joanne Smith’s third grade class.
Bayshore Elementary School students and staff members were proud to participate in a recent Stand Up To Bullying day. Staff and students participated in this first annual event for St. Lucie County by wearing pink shirts to support this important cause. Pictured are Bayshore Elementary staff members showing their support.
Bayshore Elementary School student council members sponsored a food drive to collect non-perishable food for those in need. Students organized the food so it could be dispersed to families in the community. Pictured are fifth grade students Kara Godown, left, student council treasurer from Megan Krinsky’s class, and Andyara Dew, student council secretary from Christine Mueller’s class.
Bayshore Elementary School’s kindergarten students and their families participated in a Thanksgiving feast recently. Students compared children of today with children in the past while learning about their culture. They also learned the importance of national holidays, such as Thanksgiving, as a way of recognizing our nation’s heritage. Winn Dixie sponsored the event and helped serve students and families. Pictured, from left, are Auralee Golden from Winn Dixie, Jacob Maypole, assistant principal Michael Reed, teacher Annette Hawkins, Bailey McGlynn and Freda Clair from Winn Dixie.
Bayshore Elementary is very excited to support the community by participating in the March for Babies event this year at the Port St Lucie campus of Florida Atlantic University. The money raised will support March of Dimes research and programs that help mothers have full-term pregnancies so babies can have healthy lives. Bayshore Elementary staff members and students recently held a car wash and raised over $230 for this important cause. Pictured is kindergarten student Zachary Comperchio doing his part to help!
Bayshore Elementary students are demonstrating their skills as scientists by investigating scientific problems. Students in Nancy Fallon’s third grade class were investigating if the number of coils on an electromagnet affected its strength. Pictured, from left, are Kyla Higgins, Michael Bresch, and Sam Vicente.
Bayshore Elementary students attended a Winter Wonderland Dance to raise money to support Relay for Life. Students had a great time dancing, eating pizza and having their pictures taken. Students raised over $1200 for Relay for Life. Pictured, from left, are fourth graders Spencer Selph and Riley Corbin, and first grader Jacob Applebaum having a great time on the dance floor.