Weatherbee Elementary has just completed their book fair. The name of every student who made a purchase, was put into a jar to draw for a series of free books. The winners were: Dominick Baily, Ronald Cantarero, and Jyssel Nunez.
The Weatherbee administration recently staged “Prep Rallies” for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Students prepared for the high stakes testing by showing off their math and reading skills. Here, Bobby Lloyd is being put to the test by Principal Hitsman, AP Avellino, and Reading Coach Terrie Norris.
Students at Weatherbee Elementary School are applying literacy and STEAM skills during weekly visits to the media center. Students create in the new Maker Space, read in the Library Living Room, practice fluency in the George Washington Readers’ Theater, and work on computer-based learning in addition to checking out their favorite books.
Recently Weatherbee hosted our first annual “Math Olympics!” This exciting event was planned for students who passed a math facts fluency test. Every student who showed proficiency on these quizzes was able to play Giant JENGA on the stage in the cafeteria and also invited to our outdoor Olympic event. Students participated in the High…Details
Weatherbee Mariners bid adieu to Celebrate Literacy Week!, Florida 2018 with an old fashioned parade. On Friday afternoon, students and staff joined the magnificent cavalcade of favorite book characters and vocabulary words parading through our hallways. It was the crowning glory of a week filled with classroom door decorating, buddy reading, Dropping Everything And Reading,…Details
Weatherbee faculty and students wore pink on October 23rd for Breast Cancer Awareness. Pictured here our the second grade teaching staff.
Principal Michael Hitsman and Assistant Principal Jen Avellino welcome Santa Claus to Weatherbee on Saturday, December 5th. Students and their families who attended the annual Breakfast with Santa event enjoyed a delicious pancake breakfast, face painting, shopping at the PTO Holiday Shoppe, and getting their picture taken with the jolly old elf himself!
On Friday, January 29, Weatherbee Elementary hosted its annual Episodic Reading Day. The event was a huge success and a perfect ending to the many activities planned for Literacy Week. The Women’s Volleyball and Basketball teams from Indian River State College shared stories with students and talked to them about the importance of sportsmanship and…Details
On Monday, November 24th, the Weatherbee Fall Reading Challenge ended. 570 students read 10,379.123 words and earned a total of 7,785 points. The top students in each class received the honor of throwing a cream pie at their teacher! Pictured is Katelynn Justice pieing her teacher, Mrs. Melanie MacPherson, as teacher Mr. Ed Strivelli looks…Details
Weatherbee Elementary students in Jennifer Nelson’s fourth grade class read the book, “Dexter the Tough” where a fourth grade boy finds out his father is recovering from cancer. Students wrote encouraging letters and made “Links of Hope” with words of hope for cancer patients at St Lucie Medical Center. Letters and links were picked up by…Details