Northport K8 seventh graders learn scientific method

Northport K-8 seventh grade students in De Green’s science classes are studying the electromagnetic spectrum. As microwave ovens are a form of radio waves within this spectrum, the student research teams developed individual tests that could be performed with popcorn kernals. Tests varied widely but examples are, “does kernal location in the microwave affact popping success?”…

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Northport K8 science students excel

The Northport K8 School Northstar team has set high expectations for their students. The team set a theme for the year as “Go For The Gold!” Throughout the year, students have been achieving and experiencing the great feeling of meeting challenges set by themselves and their teachers. In Dr. Laura Woodworth’s science classes, the students earn…

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Northport K8 School students evaluate science exhibits

Northport K-8  middle grades science instructor and science fair program leader, Dr. Laura Woodworth, escorted groups of students through the school science fair exhibits recently.  The exhibits are a culmination of the school based science fair programming.  The program is an authentic assessment of classroom learning and an excellent demonstration of student knowledge of science…

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Northport K8 school prepared to address cultural diversity

Northport K-8 School is preparing to address the needs of a very diverse population through a targeted and focused ESOL program.  Longtime instructor, Mary Toto along with two paraprofessionals will incorporate RTI or Response To Intervention into small group, multi-tiered learning groups. Each student targeted as ESOL will receive direct instruction in English Language skills…

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