Manatee Academy 4th and 5th grades were enraptured by the performance of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by The Riverside Children’s Theatre professional group this week. Students and teachers have been reading the Narnia books for the last month and thought this interactive interpretation was “Awesome!”
Florida Family Engagement in Education Month is a time to celebrate the important role parents and families play in their children’s education. When schools work together with families to support learning, children are more motivated to succeed-not just in school, but throughout life.
On Wednesday, October 28, the Van Duzer Foundation hosted a fund raiser for Rivers Edge Principal, Kerri Walukiewicz, at the Big Apple Pizza near IRSC. Feeling like a family reunion, people from all over the county attended, ate dinner, donated blood, tested to be a donor and participated in the multiple raffles. Multiple generous businesses and…Details
Dr. Norman Webb presented an institute about his Depth of Knowledge (DoK) system at the Florida Reading Association Fall Conference. Educators had an opportunity to learn about his studies regarding alignment between curriculum standards and assessment, along with an in-depth look at the application of the DoK system within the classroom. Pictured, from left to right, is Kirstie…Details
Wow! What a lucky CHANCE it was to win an awesome prize from our PBIS CHANCE Opportunity Drawing Event at Mariposa Elementary. For only three Butterfly Bucks, students had the opportunity to win one of our fantastic prizes. The CHANCE to win took place all month. The drawing was broadcast live from our Mariposa Studio…Details
Falloween Character Book Night and Parent Reading Workshop – provided reading strategies to parents to support their child at home
Mrs. Anderson, 5th grade reading teacher, is celebrating as WPBF’S Weather School Superstar of the week. Cris Martinez surprised Mrs. Erica Anderson with this week’s honor.
Dads, Granddads and male caregivers wanted to be more involved in their students’ education, so this week Morningside Elementary dedicated two days to “Real Men Read.” This program allows men in the students’ lives to come into the classroom and read to their children and their children’s classmates.
Once a month, Weatherbee Elementary will host guest speakers who are positive and powerful role models to come in and speak for one hour to students who will benefit from this event.
We started October 30th with Dr. Perry as our first guest speaker!