The month of February is dedicated to celebrating and honoring the many achievements and contributions made by African Americans to the economic, cultural, and political development of America. On February 19th, Donna Washington joined Gaines Academy in celebrating African American culture through the art of storytelling. Ms. Washington is a renowned story teller and author…Details
On Thursday, February 18, 2016, we were amazed by Master Storyteller Donna Washington who engaged and awakened the imaginations of students at St. Lucie Elementary with relevant stories and lessons. The enthusiasm was infectious from one student to the next as talk of her unforgettable performance was non-stop throughout the day. The stories told were…Details
The Rising Stars 3rd and 4th grade Gifted and Enriched students and Northstars 7th grade Gifted and Enriched classes collaborated in a cross curricular and cross grade level project on sound energy and production. Students accepted the challenge to create an orchestra using recycled materials. Students drew sketches of proposed instruments, wrote build procedures and…Details
Fairlawn is participating in this year’s annual Empty Bowl Project. Thirty students in Mr. Gelardo’s art class will be creating clay pottery bowls for the event to be held on Saturday, March 12th, at the Ft. Pierce Farmers’ Market. Each bowl will sell for $15 and will benefit the Treasure Coast Food Bank. Every dollar raised will…Details
White City Elementary School congratulates first grader Madison Maclachlan in Ms. Bianchi’s class! Madison was the school-wide top fundraiser for Jump Rope for Heart! Madison raised $370. This money is donated to the American Heart Association whose primary mission is to help “build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.” We are so proud…Details
Congratulations to our teachers/employees of the year, Heather Knab, Judy Rotella, Shelby Rebora, and Adam Schwimer. A great big “Shout Out” to our St. Lucie District Teacher of the Year nominee: Heather Knab Floresta Elementary’s Heather Knab serves the elementary school as a literacy coach for grades K through five. In this role, she happily…Details
It is with great pleasure that Northport hosted Yvonne Meyerson, Philanthropic Advisor for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in the media center recently. Students have been learning all about Sickle Cell disease and how prevalent the disease is within our own community. The “Project Tough Kookie” program was initiated at Northport two years ago by…Details
Hobe Sound Nature Center visited the fourth graders at Mariposa Elementary. The center brought an owl for students to study and look at the world of raptors, while examining closely the adaptions of owls. Mrs. Jennifer Scipioni’s students learned about these adaptations through a hands-on activity investigating owl pellets. During this exciting lab activity, the…Details
Floresta Elementary students participated in a Math Literacy Night at Publix Supermarket. The students completed a scavenger hunt using real world money problems. The students had a great time going “shopping” and learned a lot about real money problems.
Are you smarter than a seventh grader? Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition’s seventh grade team hosted a fun informational session for parents and students. They competed with FSA and EOC type questions…and the student team won in all four rooms! Way to go Rockets!