When the 2014-2015 school year started Mrs. Wilke presented the students with a challenge. She challenged them to read 1,000,000 steps of reading practice for 100 Book Challenge. Mrs. Wilke told the students if they met the principal’s challenge she would do anything they wanted her to do. The students voted on several options such…Details
On Thursday, May 28, Mrs Bruchal’s Drama class presented two showings of The Wizard of Oz. The audiences were wowed by a cast of characters who sang and danced, winged monkeys that captured Dorothy and her crew, and Munchkin “extras” who haven’t even made it to middle school.
The school board recognized the state science fair participants and winners at the board meeting on May 26, 2015. STE@M related studies are alive and well in St. Lucie. Our students move from being creative to innovative as they explore their hypotheses and put them to the test. The various fairs unite young scientific minds,…Details
The School Board recognized the participants and winners of the State History Fair at the school board meeting on May 26, 2015. The Florida History Fair (FHF) is an annual, statewide activity that enhances the teaching and learning of history at elementary and secondary levels. This year’s theme was Leadership and Legacy in History. Because…Details
On Thursday, May 21, 2015 Southern Oaks Middle School Band presented their end of year “Flower Power” Concert. Director of Bands, Joann Kinder, conducted her 6th, 7th and 8th grade students in compositions such as Dragons in the Mist by Randy Navarre, Overlords by Sean O’Loughlin and At the Hop, arranged by Michael Sweeney.
We the People: Project Citizen, another notable curricular program for SLPS 7th graders. The project, designed and published by the Center for Civic Education (CCE), promotes competent and responsible participation in local and state government. The program helps participants learn how to monitor and influence public policy. In the process, they develop support for democratic…Details
The Board recognized West Gate K-8 Principal Robert Cranmer for efforts involving Autism Awareness Month (April) and his continued support. Pictured are, Genelle Yost, Robert Cranmer, Valentia Whyte, Lisa Landis, Esther Guzman, Donna Mills, and Bill Tomlinson.
On May 12th the School Board recognized Walmart Distribution Center for its partnership with St. Lucie Public Schools and the creation of the West Gate K-8 Reading and Inclusion Garden. Pictured are, Donna Mills, Edward Madrid, Genelle Yost, Joe Wallace, and Bill Tomlinson.
Both ladies celebrated their upcoming retirement with staff, teachers, family and other guests. Barbara (Mrs. I) has worked for 17 years in St. Lucie County working in our elementary schools with small groups of students to raise their confidence and achievement scores. For the past 46 years, Peggy (Mrs. McBee) has taught high school students…Details