Northport K-8 School fifth grade students in Melanie Polascak’s class learned a valuable lesson on survival and how to flourish through a tragedy while learning about the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. Mrs. Polascak integrated visual information using video clips of the original World Trade Center prior to 9/11 and of the Ground Zero…Details
Northport K-8 School Culinary Arts instructor, Rachel Ellsworth and a group of her students honored local firefighters from Port St. Lucie, Station 3 on September 11 with a tray of homeade baked goods from the Northport Culinary students. Students walked to Station 3 after school and hand delivered the goodies. Along with the firefighters are…Details
John Howard “mustache” you a question. Do you know the sound that the letter M makes? He does of course. Kindergarteners in Mrs. Michelle O’Keefe’s class at Frances K Sweet had fun wearing their mustaches while learning about the letter M.
In honor of the anniversary of 9/11, students in all grade levels at Frances K. Sweet wrote letters and cards to their local police and firefighters thanking them for their service to the community. The letters will be delivered to the Fort Pierce Police Department and the St. Lucie County Fire Department on Wednesday, September…Details
Palm Pointe graduates reconnect with Hillary Cruz, 7th grade Civics teacher at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition, and Janet Winikoff, representing the Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County, regarding the students’ 2011/12 Project Citizen idea for a pet food stamps program. The students targeted low-income pet owners as the problem…Details
Frances K. Sweet’s fourth grade students in Mrs. Nardi Routten’s class became scientists as they explored “ice balloons”. Students recorded their observation as they performed several tasks. First they compared and contrasted the results of scraping the ice balloon with a toothpick versus a paperclip. Students also observed what happened after salt was poured on…Details
Summer 2013 proved to be an exciting time for Fort Pierce Central (FPC)/Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) students. Eight FPC/ERAU Aerospace Institute students, 10 – 12 graders, were selected to be the inaugural class for a new internship program launched in cooperation with Renegade Light Sport Aircraft of Fort Pierce. The interns spent the summer…Details
Each year Northport K-8 School commemorates and pays tribute to the victims and heroes of September 11, 2001. The school media center is dedicated to the memory of the eight children who perished on 9/11. This year, the school media center program offered Power Instruction to sixth and eighth students on the Shark and Mariner…Details
Northport K-8 School was abuzz with the excitement of Grandparent’s Day recently. A special luncheon was held in the cafeteria as grandparents met their children for lunch. Tables were decorated with floral arrangements and students were thrilled that special visitors had arrived. That afternoon, first grade teachers, Renee Immordino, Michelle McCloskey and Pam Mishler invited…Details
Students at Windmill Point Elementary were welcomed back to school with a Tunnel of Hope by our community, staff and parents! We are proud to be a Kids at Hope school and believe that ALL children are indeed, capable of success, NO EXCEPTIONS! Pictured are Daniel Solorzano, 5th grader, and Isabella Solorzano, 3rd grader.