Through a collaborative effort by the Social Studies, ESE, and Robotics Departments, Southern Oaks Middle School students participated in their first geocaching exercise. Student pairs were given the latitude and longitude of a cache location. Combining their GPS technology with their previously learned map skills, they sought out the hidden clues about Hammurabi’s Code, one…Details
Congratulations to our wonderful Weatherbee representatives who are being recognized by their peers for their contributions to our school and to the students they serve.
On Wednesday November 4th, Samuel Gaines Academy hosted its first combination honor roll assembly/student led conference event. Students explained to parents and Treasure Hunters all of their accomplishments from the first nine weeks of school. Students also led conferences showing the items in their Colt Binders. Forest Grove Principal Terry Davis visited with several students…Details
Northport Promotes Positive Interactions Between Students, Parents, Community, Teachers, and Books! Thanks, Americorps!
Northport K-8 School is vigorously promoting community connections and positive support from our local business partners, veterans, Children’s Services Council, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, AmeriCorps, parents, grandparents and families. We realize that for a total and well-rounded education for all students, No Exceptions, we need support and open doors. This is Fall Book Fair time…Details
These 4th graders at Manatee Academy immediately formed their own BOOK CLUB in the library and started choral reading of a terrifying, suspenseful novel they couldn’t wait to get their hands on! They didn’t even notice that they were being photographed. Now THAT’S a great book! One reader described it as “CREEPTASTIC!”
Eighth grade students in Heather Huszar’s science classes at Palm Pointe were learning how to evaluate the law of conservation of mass by demonstrating and concluding that mass is conserved when substances undergo physical and chemical change. An experiment involving baking soda, balloons, water, and vinegar demonstrated this concept. Students were engaged and excited about…Details
Kindergarten students in Melanie Francisco’s class enjoyed a unit on pumpkins. The students charted their schema and used their five senses to investigate the physical attributes of a pumpkin. After some awesome predictions of what they thought might be inside the pumpkin, they opened it up to find squishy, gooey, strings, and seeds. Julian Wright loved…Details
Kindergartners in Morgan Haupt’s Class at Frances K. Sweet Magnet School related to the Little Red Hen’s lesson about working together in order to enjoy the final product. The students helped their teacher make cupcakes and then they were able to frost them and eat them as a reward for their efforts. Pictured from left…Details
Northport K-8 School administrators and teachers are over the moon with the news that the school has been “adopted” by the local Walmart Distribution Center. On a recent morning, teachers were called to the Media Center for a surprise visit from several representatives from the Distribution Center. The group expressed to teachers that several of…Details
Mrs. Alicia Miller’s 2nd grade students performed “Contraction Surgery.” They made two words contract into one by cutting out vowels and replacing them with band aids for apostrophes.