Northport instructors implement gardening for grades program

Northport K-8 School middle grades instructors Amanda Sartain and Kalyn Nova received an innovative and exciting grant from Lowe’s Toolbox For Education called Gardening For Grades. The students and teachers are beginning the garden at the school using the Florida Ag program which provides a positive learning experience for students to develop leadership skills, responsibility and…

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Northport kindergartners participate in descriptive lesson

Northport K-8 kindergarten students in Melody Nieves class recently participated in an impressive lesson using the story, “The Legend Of The Indian Paintbrush!” The kindergarteners listened to the story and then talked about describing words. Each student identified a list of words that described characteristics about themselves and created a Native American name for themselves using…

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Bayshore Elementary students and families enjoy feast

Bayshore Elementary School’s kindergarten students and their families participated in a Thanksgiving feast recently. Students compared children of today with children in the past while learning about their culture. They also learned the importance of national holidays, such as Thanksgiving,  as a way of recognizing our nation’s heritage. Winn Dixie sponsored the event and helped serve students and…

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