Commissioner Kim Johnson speaking with the 5th graders about following their dreams and goal setting in life. An amazing motivational speaker that connected with the students!
On April 27th, Weatherbee’s VPK classes were able to go on one of three field trips to the Children’s Museum in Jensen Beach. It was a wonderful experience for our students to be able to share and learn with other children. They were able to dress up and look towards what future might await them. …Details
According to award winning children’s book author Donna Gephart, “Friday was the best school visit I’ve done in 8 years. And I’ve had some wonderful ones…These middle school kids inspired me with their creativity, their kindness and their awesome nerdiness.” That’s right, Donna Gephart, author of Olivia Bean, Trivia Queen, one of this year’s Florida Sunshine…Details
Mrs. Barbara Bennett and Mrs. Belkis Madera were recognized as May’s STAR (Special Thanks And Recognition) Award recipients at the school board meeting on May 12, 2015. Mrs. Barbara Bennett, 3rd grade teacher at Frances K. Sweet Elementary, was nominated by a parent of one of her students. The parent stated how happy and pleased…Details
At the school board meeting on May 12th, Karen Knapp, Monte Kosoff, Horace Webb and Roxanne Wells from United Way of St. Lucie, presented plaques to the schools with the highest student and employee campaign fund raisers for 2014-2015. The winners in the Highest Student Campaign were West Gate K-8 ($1,028); SLW Centennial High ($979);…Details
Students in Ms. Fuller’s VPK class enjoyed showing their family members what a day of learning is like in their classroom. Families enjoyed center rotations with their VPK child. Students and parents read books in the listening center, explored reading fundamentals via online programs, used manipulatives and many other engaging activities. Thank you to our…Details
Second and Third Grade students at Mariposa Elementary challenged their families and friends to chess this week! Students came to school dressed up as chess pieces, ready to teach their families how each piece moves. Families enjoyed some chess poems and a brief explanation of how to play. Then students challenged their peers and relatives…Details
The Chapter Business Procedure team takes 1st place again in SkillsUSA Florida state competition. The same team placed 8th in the National competition in June 2014. The team will be unable to compete this June due to summer college orientation commitments. Congratulation to the following members of the Chapter Business Procedure team: Tchael Jeune, president;…Details
Rivers Edge hosted over 150 parents/students/guardians at their Spring Pentathlon on Friday, April 24. Every student was invited to come out with an adult male figure in his/her life to compete in 5 events – Egg & Spoon Race, Potato Sack Race, Hippitty Hop Race, High/Low Hurdles Race, Scooter Board Race – that required, teamwork,…Details
Shemar Sterlin and Nathan Gould (left to right), fourth graders at Frances K. Sweet, are the school’s top participants in the Scholastic Reading Counts Program. They each have over 1,000 reading counts points!