On Thursday, May 28, Mrs Bruchal’s Drama class presented two showings of The Wizard of Oz. The audiences were wowed by a cast of characters who sang and danced, winged monkeys that captured Dorothy and her crew, and Munchkin “extras” who haven’t even made it to middle school.
The school board recognized the state science fair participants and winners at the board meeting on May 26, 2015. STE@M related studies are alive and well in St. Lucie. Our students move from being creative to innovative as they explore their hypotheses and put them to the test. The various fairs unite young scientific minds,…Details
The School Board recognized the participants and winners of the State History Fair at the school board meeting on May 26, 2015. The Florida History Fair (FHF) is an annual, statewide activity that enhances the teaching and learning of history at elementary and secondary levels. This year’s theme was Leadership and Legacy in History. Because…Details
On Thursday, May 21, 2015 Southern Oaks Middle School Band presented their end of year “Flower Power” Concert. Director of Bands, Joann Kinder, conducted her 6th, 7th and 8th grade students in compositions such as Dragons in the Mist by Randy Navarre, Overlords by Sean O’Loughlin and At the Hop, arranged by Michael Sweeney.
We the People: Project Citizen, another notable curricular program for SLPS 7th graders. The project, designed and published by the Center for Civic Education (CCE), promotes competent and responsible participation in local and state government. The program helps participants learn how to monitor and influence public policy. In the process, they develop support for democratic…Details
The Board recognized West Gate K-8 Principal Robert Cranmer for efforts involving Autism Awareness Month (April) and his continued support. Pictured are, Genelle Yost, Robert Cranmer, Valentia Whyte, Lisa Landis, Esther Guzman, Donna Mills, and Bill Tomlinson.
On May 12th the School Board recognized Walmart Distribution Center for its partnership with St. Lucie Public Schools and the creation of the West Gate K-8 Reading and Inclusion Garden. Pictured are, Donna Mills, Edward Madrid, Genelle Yost, Joe Wallace, and Bill Tomlinson.
Both ladies celebrated their upcoming retirement with staff, teachers, family and other guests. Barbara (Mrs. I) has worked for 17 years in St. Lucie County working in our elementary schools with small groups of students to raise their confidence and achievement scores. For the past 46 years, Peggy (Mrs. McBee) has taught high school students…Details
Kindergarten students at F.K.Sweet are winding down the school year by taking advantage of every minute of instructional time left. The students recognized common types of texts while comparing and contrasting versions of their favorite Fairy Tales. Nancy Thomas from Mrs. Morgan Haupt’s class and Denzel Wright from Mrs. Melanie Francisco’s class were just two…Details
Each year the Florida School Nutrition Association honors school food service nutrition professionals with the Nutrition Award. The award recognizes the professionals that increase enthusiasm, desire, development, and implementation of nutrition education activities that reach every region, district, and school in Florida. This year, Cafeteria Manager Eileen Kielbasa and her staff claimed the Region 6…Details