Bayshore Elementary School fourth graders spend time with their reading buddies to improve reading fluency. Every Friday the students from Shannon McCoy’s fourth grade class read with Jeanne Comperchio’s kindergartners. Pictured is Grayson Waugh, left, reading with his reading buddy Jackson Young .
Students in Carol Galloway’s second grade class at Bayshore Elementary have been learning about capacity. Students practiced measuring the volume of objects in cups, pints, quarts and gallons. Pictured are Aiden Partridge, left, and Xavier Melendez who were engaged in the hands-on activity.
The St. Lucie School District is pleased to announce its new full time public virtual school option for the 2012-13 school year. Introducing, Mosaic Digital Academy, offering many benefits to the community, such as: A full time K-12 public virtual school program leading to a high school diploma Accredited courses aligned to state and national standards…Details
Fifth grade students from Allapattah Flats K-8 learn about the solar system while visiting Indian River State College’s planetarium. Students created Thinking Maps to organize and explore information they gained at the planetarium about the planets in the solar system. Pictured are Brenton Palmer, left, and Arturo Mojica from Janessa Harden’s class.
Celebrated Broadway, television and movie musical director and producer Michael Rafter has been working with the performing arts department and student thespians at Fort Pierce Central High School, sharing his experience, insight and strategies with the students necessary to produce a successful show, from selecting the script to closing the final curtain. He will continue to…Details
Several third grade students at Mariposa Elementary recently were treated to a special lunch with their teachers, Michele Graci and Susan New. The students had to read six or more of Florida’s Sunshine State Readers’ books to be invited to the event. Two of the students, Emmanuella Coupet and Geovanny Reyes, actually read all 15 which…Details
Northport K-8 School students in Jennifer Gomez’s fourth grade class studied tessallations in math class and processed the new information by making their own tessallations, which are a pattern of shapes that fit together with no spaces and no overlapping. Students used their textbooks and a book by author and tessallation artist M.C. Escher to comprehend…Details
Northport K-8 School second grade students in Barbara Greenwood’s class used a real cow’s stomach lining called tripe, a cow’s heart and a cow’s kidney to perform inspections and learn new information about the human body. Students examined each body part and determined the functions of each organ. They understood after the in-depth lesson that the…Details
Members of the inaugural chapter of the National French Honor Society in any St. Lucie County public school were inducted recently at Fort Pierce Central High School. Some 13 students with an unweighted GPA of a 3.5 or higher, and enrolled in French III, IV or Advanced Placement, earned the distinction. Pictured with induction plaques,…Details
The Port St. Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion once again displayed its prowess for ceremonial color guard events during a ceremony for the annual Caribbean American Festival held at Sportsman’s Park recently. The festival is a friendly competition between Caribbean-American residents in Port St. Lucie. The color guard, led by cadet 1st Lieutenant Andrew Miller, consisted…Details