Congratulations to Gaines Academy students: Lorena Ramirez-Garcia, Sedre Wright, Brandon Davis, and Nira Troublefield for being selected to the Indian River State College’s Four County Honor Band. The Four County Honor Band is comprised of students from St. Lucie, Indian River, Martin, and Okeechobee Counties. These students will spend roughly 15 hours over the course of three days in rehearsal…Details
Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition recently held a workshop “Homework Help” for parents. St Lucie County’s Parent Academy came to Palm Pointe to provide parents with the tools to help them deal with common homework problems such as: refusing to do homework, talking, or waiting until the last minute. All parents with students…Details
Third graders in Ms. Davis’ class at F.K. Sweet received a special lunch from Wendy’s for completing all of their homework for the month! Great job third graders!
We were extremely honored to help Private First Class Kimberly Foulk, United States Army, to surprise her children after being deployed for the past seven months. Her children were in class when they were called to the office. Her son William was little anxious when he was called, but when he walked into the attendance…Details
The PSLHS 9th Grade Academy was awarded a grant from the Home Depot in Ft. Pierce! They supplied us with paint and all the supplies to paint all the classrooms in our academy. They even provided volunteers to help us paint! We also had special guests there to help us. School board member, Troy Ingersoll,…Details
PORT ST. LUCIE – Norman Frajman, an 86-year-old Holocaust survivor and President of the Child Survivors/Hidden Children of the Holocaust group, traveled from Boynton Beach to Oak Hammock K – 8 in Port St. Lucie with 20 members of the organization for what has become an annual commemorative event – Holocaust Remembrance Day. Frajman and…Details
Oak Hammock K8 hosted their annual commemorative event (Uncovering Stories: A Jewish Family Album) in which heroic Holocaust survivors shared their emotional and moving stories of survival with students in an effort to recount history for future generations. When survivor Norm Frajman spoke, his message was clear. “Never forget what evil and hate can do…Details
On Monday, May 22, 2017 at Palm Pointe Educational Research School in Tradition, Holocaust survivor Bernie Shore shared his story of survival with over 150 sixth grade scholars. With Superintendent E. Wayne Gent and School Board Member Debbie Hawley in attendance, Mr. Shore spoke of his experience at Auschwitz and the tragic story of his…Details
Holocaust survivor Peter Feigl spoke to the sophomore class at Fort Pierce Central High recently about his experiences as a child during World War II. Mr. Feigl, 83, described the unfortunate events he experienced to an audience of over 700 students and staff in the school auditorium, and spoke about how more than once people put their lives in…Details
Oak Hammock K-8 School – Belkis Madera and the 6th grade students of Oak Hammock School hosts the Holocaust Remembrance Day. The Child Survivors of the Holocaust from Palm Beach County were their very special guests and speakers. Thirty child survivors attended the Remembrance Day to share their stories and experiences with students.