Students have a wide choice of books to select from when using one of the five reading habits, Reading to Self. It is proven that a student will elect to read more, if they have an opportunity to make their own choices. Preston Zinter, in Traci Lott’s second grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementary, is enjoying his non-fiction…Details
Northport K-8 School has declared a champion in the annual Spelling Bee! Thirty students from grades four through eight participated in a 14- round spelling bee recently with seventh grade Northstar student, Jared Diago, spelling the word microphone correctly to win first place. Second place winner was Kadisha D’Silva and third place was Koral Saarinen. Students…Details
Taylor Currie has been selected as the Youth Volunteer of the Year at Floresta Elementary. Taylor has served at Floresta Elementary for the last two years, helping in the office, assisting with clerical tasks as well as working with students and families. Taylor provides a valuable resource to teachers and students in the classroom. This year, Taylor began…Details
Bayshore Elementary School’s kindergarten classes visited the fire station to learn about places in the community and the importance of community helpers. Pictured are Kristian Claudio (left) and Tianna Springston-Coyle (right) from Jennifer Archer’s kindergarten class learning what it is like to ride in a fire truck.
Bayshore Elementary School invited community and school district members to read to students during Celebrate Literacy Week. Students in Annette Hawkins’ kindergarten classroom were excited to have St. Lucie County School Board vice chairman Debbie Hawley visit their classroom to read.
Three teachers were surprised the morning of January 26, 2012, when an entourage led by Superintendent Michael Lannon, school board members, district administrators and representatives of the St. Lucie County Education Foundation visited their classrooms to announce their selection as finalists for the 2013 St. Lucie County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. The finalists are: Karen-Lee Crosby,…Details
Staff in the Media Center at Mariposa Elementary celebrated Literacy Week by creating posters from favorite childrens’ books. Students visiting the center were asked to draw scenes depicting a character or event from the storybook. Posters will be on display throughout the school. Pictured is student Andy Gonzalez.
Northport K8 School is proud to have close affiliation with the St. Lucie County School District’s Hispanic Advisory Council. Pictured are Gloria Arana, parent and member of Centro San Juan Diego, Linda Tapia, host of Que Pasa St. Lucie and recruiter for Federal Programs, Title I, III and Migrant Education and Benigna Montenegro, assistant principal…Details
A representative of the American Cancer Society expressed appreciation to the St. Lucie County Public Schools that were instrumental in the Society’s Relay for Life and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraising events. Community Representative Daniel Regis, right, presented a glass plaque to Superintendent Michael Lannon, left, and School Board chairman Carol Hilson at the January…Details
The celebration began with teachers dressing up as pirates, and reading the second school wide read aloud of “Treasure Island”. Book trailers were run on WSPM Channel 2 News. Students were given materials to make book marks which would include content from the read aloud. The week ended with a book swap held in the Media Center. Students were encouraged to…Details