Fifth grade students at Gaines Academy have worked really hard constructing amazing ecosystems. They were studying biomes and plant/animal adaptations. Pictured with a diorama of the Savannas are Ydori Torres and Rossmirline Feneliace from Chrystal Bonowicz’ class.
The Fort Pierce Central health occupations students competed recently at the regional HOSA Conference. Eleven students from Central competed against students from across the region which includes Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Palm Beach counties. Pictured, from left, are the students who will advance to state level competition, Ruth Martinez, first place Healthy Life Style, Sara…Details
Gaines Academy kindergarten and pre kindergarten students enjoyed many activities for the 100th day of school, including making hats and glasses. Pictured as very old ladies are pre-K teacher Cindy Hedrick and paraprofessional Catherine Mills.
The Vocabulary Parade came to Windmill Point Elementary again this year, and the students were invited to dress up to describe their assigned word. Ashli Sivalls, kindergarten student from Tara Nettles’ class, described her word “observe” perfectly with her magnifying glass!
The Windmill Point Elementary PTO sponsored a Mother/Son Dance recently. Music teacher Jim O’Brien served as the DJ for this event! Shown in the photo are Blake Camacho, fourth grade student, and his mom, Denise Robinson, who had a wonderful time!
Windmill Point celebrated Literacy Week throughout the last week in January. Many special visitors came to the school, including Superintendent Michael Lannon. Mr. Lannon read a story to Tracy Wert’s fifth grade class.
February 6th marked the 100th day of school, and Windmill Point Elementary celebrated with a special kindergarten parade. Carmela Innamorato, kindergarten teacher, is shown in the photo with several students from her class!
Nicholas Sparkman and Mike Harris, students in Rachel Luhta’s F. K. Sweet Elementary class, take turns pumping water at the Gardner House. The house is located on the grounds of the St. Lucie Historical Museum in Fort Pierce. F.K.Sweet second graders recently took a field trip to the museum in order to learn more about local area history.
Did the groundhog see his shadow? Kathy Offerdahl’s kindergarten students at F.K. Sweet Elementary predicted whether or not Punxsutawney Phil would see his shadow. They made their own groundhogs ‘pop’ out of their ‘burrows’ to share with their families.
National Girls and Women in Sports Day was celebrated recently at Fort Pierce Westwood High School. Female Panther athletes enjoyed a breakfast in the cafeteria and heard information about Title IX and what the statute means to female athletics.