F. K. Sweet Elementary fifth grade science Donald Logue gives students last minute tips and instructions before Joey Yannucci, left, and Ethan Yarberry launch their rocket. The highlight of the entire year for fifth grade students is always rocket launch day when they are given an opportunity to demonstrate the power of their self designed plastic bottle…Details
Students at St. Lucie Elementary recently participated in a Jump Rope for Heart event. While exercising and having fun they also raised money for the American Heart Association.
St. Lucie Elementary School celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday beginning with a breakfast of green eggs, cupcakes at lunch and many activities throughout the day. Pictured, from left, are food service staff members Tara Stoddard, Jackie Wince, Vickie Pryor, Shirley Lamb, Regina Beasley and Liz Folks, with second grade student Frankie Nichols.
Eighth grade Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition student Nicole Delano recently qualified for the State Science and Engineering Fair after her science project was one of five projects in middle school that was selected at the St. Lucie County Regional Science Fair. Nicole won first place in the category of zoology, and received an…Details
St. Lucie County School Board member Dr. Donna Mills recently visited Mariposa Elementary School and addressed third to fifth grade students in an assembly on Black History. Dr. Mills discussed the importance of caring about yourself and gave a background on her life.
To show support for the local chapter of the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the great work being done, recently the staff and faculty at F.K. Sweet Elementary School dressed in purple, which symbolizes the hope and effort that a cure will soon be discovered for the disease. The entire school is highly involved with…Details
Thirty three students from Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition recently competed in the St. Lucie County History Fair after completing research projects using the National History Day theme, “Revolution, Reaction, & Reform in History”. Students competed in the five categories, including exhibit, research paper, performance, documentary, and website. Of those 33 students, the 17 students pictured placed…Details
To celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss and Read Across America, community members visited F.K. Sweet Elementary to read to primary grades students. Local attorney and former parent Steve Hoskins is having fun reading to students in Sandy Picano’s kindergarten class.
Former F. K. Sweet Elementary School parent, community leader, and cancer survivor Aileen Pruitt spoke to the annual Circle of Hope gathering recently. She empasized to the audience the importance of taking good care of one’s body and “listening” to it for any signs of trouble. Aileen’s inspirational talk preceded the release of white doves and…Details
To honor the legacy of Dr. Seuss, students in Lisa Green’s second grade class at Mariposa Elementary School invited parents to read stories created by the famous author. When the parents arrived , the students were very surprised to see one of the parents dressed as The Cat in the Hat. His costume made the celebration…Details