Daily Five reading time gives students choices

Daily Five reading time gives students choices

Robbie Baumgarten, a second grade student in Rachel Lutha’s class at F.K. Sweet Elementary is using a part of his Daily Five Reading time to reflect and write about what he has just read. Students are afforded choices within the literacy routine on a daily basis.

 

 

 

 

F. K. Sweet students enjoy holiday dance

F. K. Sweet students enjoy holiday dance

 

Students at F.K. Sweet Elementary recently enjoyed an after school dance sponsored by the PBS Team. The proceeds from the dance will be used to purchase award items for each classroom teacher. This conga line is enjoying one of many different kinds of dances.

Book fair a huge success

Book fair a huge success

The recent Scholastic Book Fair at F.K. Sweet Elementary was a huge success. Students were able to browse before making their final selections of favorite reads. Pictured getting ready to shop are students Alexicia Barron and Derek Paredes.

Parents celebrate success with honor roll students

Parents celebrate success with honor roll students

Honor Roll Assemblies were held prior to winter break, and seen celebrating Principal’s Honor Roll is F.K. Sweet Elementary third grade student, Justin Adrian, and his father Todd Adrian, a teacher at Fairlawn Elementary School. Students making Principal’s Honor Roll must obtain A’s in all subjects, including art, music, physical education, and conduct.

Students receive great support from paraprofessionals

 

ESOL paraprofessional at F.K. Sweet Elementary, David Morales, visits various classrooms throughout the day to assist students. His services are avilable to students in kindergarten through fifth grade. He helps to translate for parents during conferences and other school meetings. Camerino Diaz, pictured, has been working with him for several years.
Sounds are Sweet at winter concert

Sounds are Sweet at winter concert

The beautiful voices of the F.K.Sweet Elementary School’s choral group Sweet Sounds rang loud clear during the recent Winter Holiday Concert. Pictured with the music teacher Jan Christensen are fourth and fifth graders that practice twice weekly for concerts and other vocal events.

F. K. Sweet students learn about hearing

 Fifth graders at Frances K. Sweet Elementary School got an in depth look inside the ear. Students enjoyed a lesson presented by Joe Mutter from Mutter’s Hearing Center on the anatomy of the ear and the benefits of taking steps now to prevent hearing loss later in life. In this picture, Mr. Mutter is showing students Allaysia Miller’s auditory canal and eardrum. Students also took hearing tests and experienced what life would be like with moderate hearing loss.

 

Southport Middle presents Sleeping Beauty

Southport Middle presents Sleeping Beauty

 The Southport Middle School performing arts presented the Disney Play “Sleeping Beauty”.  There were performances for the students during the day and for Morningside Elementary School students.  Parents and community members were invited to come to the evening performances. It was a huge success with great theatrical performances done under the direction of Mary Osking. Pictured are Samantha Lucidi, left, and Katelyn Treiger preparing for their roles as Princess Aurora and Maleficent.

 

Santa arrives by fire truck at Palm Pointe

Santa arrives by fire truck at Palm Pointe

Santa arrives at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition by fire truck for the annual “Breakfast with Santa” event. Students are there to greet him when he arrives and to show him where to go for the breakfast, crafts and pictures.  This is a wonderful event for the families each year and this year was no exception.  The food was delicious, the crafts were fun, the face painting was awesome and the pictures with Santa were great!

Weatherbee Elementary student gets special moment

Weatherbee Elementary student gets special moment

 Demi Barnett, a kindergarten student in Isabelle Brunache’s class at Weatherbee Elementary enjoyed a special moment with Santa as she received the first gift of Christmas as a part of the kindergarten’s Polar Express literacy activity.  Santa arrived with the support of the St. Lucie County Fire Department complete with a police escort.  Snow fell from above to complete this special moment for Weatherbee students.  What a wonderful way to make literature come alive.

 

 

 

 

Southport Middle PTO sponsors a laser tag party

Southport Middle PTO sponsors a laser tag party

 Twenty students were invited to attend this game based on the highest amount of sales for the Fall Fundraiser. Pictured are students Samuel McKay, Jada Dawkins, Rayahah Goodso-Stone, Corban Hampe, James Spaulding, Joshua Thibodeau, Elizabeth Korpon, Ally Opolin, Kyle Dutton, Brandon Meadows, Krystal Dakson, Antonio Williams, Joshua Villalobos, Evan Delgado and Wiley Willis

 

F. K. Sweet students make gingerbread houses

F. K. Sweet students make gingerbread houses

 

Jar’Breanna Frierson and Samuel Villalobos from Dorian Newbern’s  first grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementary are busy creating their own gingerbread houses. Students were allowed to express their creativity and decorate the outside to suit their own tastes.