Students in the fourth and fifth grade Challenge Program at Frances K. Sweet participated in the Stock Market Challenge sponsored by the Florida Council on Economic Education. Teams were competing to win first, second, or third place for the Elementary Division in our region. Members of the first place team (Josiah Fullwood, Yazmin Sosa, and Carmela…Details
Frances K. Sweet celebrated the last day before the Thanksgiving holiday by having their monthly PBIS event. Ms. Marla Liberatore’s 3rd grade class brought in their favorite games to play with their friends. Students enjoyed playing board games like Monopoly, Sorry, and Hedbanz, and card games like UNO and Crazy Eights. Everyone enjoyed spending their…Details
Fourth grade students at Frances K. Sweet explored the Law of Conservation of Mass by demonstrating that the mass of a whole object is always the same as the sum of the masses of its parts by finding the percentage of a banana that is edible. Pictured are from the left, Aidan Herrera and Christopher…Details
Frances K. Sweet staff held their annual Sunrise Stampede 5K/Kid Fun Run in beautiful Fort Pierce on February 27th. Dorian Newbern was thrilled to award the first place overall prize to fourth grader Raymond Coburn. He completed the course, which included running over South Beach Bridge twice, in 24 minutes and 17 seconds. All proceeds…Details
Students from Mrs. Cindy Langel’s 1st grade class are comparing life now with life in the past. After learning about how people in the past prepared food, the students used heavy whipping cream to create homemade butter. The students were then able to share their butter with their families during their classroom feast. Pictured from…Details
As Ms. Marla Liberatore’s third grade class has mastered all the continents and oceans, they created their own models of the world on balloons. Pictured are (from left to right) Antianna Mills, Cassandra Wilson, and Brandon Grier.
Students in Mrs. Patricia Jones third grade class at Frances K. Sweet worked as engineers on the second day of school. Their project was to create a name tag they could attach to their bodies visible to the teacher and their new classmates. The criteria included proper conventions of their name, visible from a distance,…Details
Dr. Kevin Perry and Mrs. Genelle Yost spent time observing Mrs. Lisa McGuire’s third grade class playing chess. The chess program called “First Move” was implemented this school year for all Second and Third grade classes at Frances K. Sweet Magnet School. The children are learning how to use and deepen their critical thinking skills through…Details
Students in Mrs. Stacey Johnson’s second grade enrichment group at Frances K. Sweet Elementary school are learning about forces that shape our Earth. Students modeled volcanoes and simulated eruptions with a chemical reaction. Pictured left to right, are Arianne Reif, Aaliyah Morgan, Addison Burgess, and Noah Bond.
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