F. K. Sweet students become scientists

Fourth grade students Kayla Ceasar, left, and William Nelson in Nardi Routten’s class at Frances K. Sweet Elementary School became scientists last week as they explored ice balloons. Students used their observation skills to explore the surface of ice balloons after salt and food coloring were added.They then wrote down questions their observations inspired. Questions were sorted…

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Mariposa Elementary students ready to get back to school

Mariposa’s Open House was quite a success! Students and families met their teachers, received bus numbers, and enjoyed a special PTO Carnival!  The Carnival was provided by the school’s Positive, Passionate, Progressive and Proven PTO partners for all students returning to school.  Students won prizes, threw rings, made baskets, and had such a great time!  School…

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Allapattah Flats students use scientific method to determine best materials to use in production

Eighth grade Allapattah Flats students practiced using the scientific method to determine which type of paper will allow a paper airplane to fly the furthest. Students used prior knowledge to generate their hypothesis and develop their procedures and will apply what they learned from this lab activity to engineer a more aerodynamic plane in their lab…

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