Weatherbee Student Places First In 2016 MLK Youth Essay and Oratorical Contest

Gracie Morris, 5th grade student at Weatherbee Elementary School, recently placed first in the 2016 MLK Youth Essay and Oratorical Contest, “Dream Forward: Choose Peace, Equality, and Change.” Shown in the photo with Gracie and her parents are Weatherbee teachers Mrs. Guermithe Ogé and Dr. Jennifer Nelson, Assistant Principal Jen Avellino, and Principal Mike Hitsman.

Weatherbee Preps for FCAT

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.

Weatherbee Math Olympics

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…