After learning about the celebrations that take place during Chinese New Year, Kristin Griffin’s kindergarten class at Frances K. Sweet Elementary enjoyed eating traditional Chinese foods. They feasted on dumplings that symbolize togetherness in the coming year and stir-fried rice that represents harmony and happiness. Nicole Williams and Terry McQueen show their classmates how to eat withchopsticks.
St. Lucie West Centennial High School drama students earned five trophies, including best supporting actor overall, best supporting actress and the critic’s choice award in the district 15 One Act Drama Competition. As a result , 27 Centennial students are now on their way to perform at Morsani Hall in Tampa for the State Finals Drama…Details
Mariposa Elementary School’s third graders in Monica Almeida’s class are enjoying their first attempts at writing narrative stories. The students are using SMILE’s Quick beginning, Loooong, interesting middle, and Feelings at the end format to create their original stories. The students hope to share their stories with Mariposa’s kindergarten students soon!
Recently McDonald’s on South US #1 in Fort Pierce hosted McTeacher Night for the staff of F.K. Sweet Elementary and donated 15% of the proceeds made between 5 and 7 PM to the school to help defray expenses. Teachers worked the counter, drive through, cooked, packaged, and wiped tables. Stacey Johnson and Cindy Young even tempted the…Details
The Port St. Lucie Moose Lodge hosted the annual chili cook-off recently with the help of cadets of Port St. Lucie High School’s JROTC. Cadets labeled the bowls of chili and served them to the voters. Six pots of chili were entered, and five of those six were entered by a cadet or parent from…Details
Bayshore Elementary students attended a Winter Wonderland Dance to raise money to support Relay for Life. Students had a great time dancing, eating pizza and having their pictures taken. Students raised over $1200 for Relay for Life. Pictured, from left, are fourth graders Spencer Selph and Riley Corbin, and first grader Jacob Applebaum having a great time on the dance floor.
Bayshore Elementary School kindergarten through fifth grade classes featured a book and/or author on their door in honor of Celebrate Literacy Week. Jackson Yound, left, and Giavonna Stephens from Jeanne Comperchio’s kindergarten class show off the door they helped to decorate in honor of the book Snowman at Night by Caralyn Beuhner.
Four student athletes at Fort Pierce Central High School signed letters of intent to play football at the college level. From left, Zerrie Patterson signed for Florida A & M University, Carl Bess signed for Stetson University, Bryce Hall for Florida A & M University, and Freedom Whitfield for Florida Atlantic University.
Fort Pierce Central High School Medical Academy sophomore Kathy Budge recieved a one on one learning experience with teacher Samantha Pullins on administering intramuscular injections. Kathy decided early in the year that she wanted to compete in Clinical Nursing at the recent Health Occupations Students of America Region Competition. Ms. Pullins was not sure this was the…Details
Northport K-8 sixth grade students in Amanda Sartain’s classes completed a comprehensive unit of study on weather, natural disasters and climate. Mrs. Sartain, helping students to interact with new knowledge, assisted students by representing new knowledge as a fun and interactive research and engineering design project. Students researched tornado resistant buildings and built their own…Details