Fourth graders ask Scientific Questions at Frances K Sweet

4th graders at Frances K. Sweet learn how to make observations and create scientific questions during an ice balloon investigation. The investigation involves a frozen, water filled balloon and the students remove the latex and examine the ice using magnifying glasses, flashlights, toothpicks, popsicle sticks, and paper clips.  They then observe what happens when salt and food coloring are…

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Four local schools benefiting from Young Adult Choices book program

Manatee Academy K8 School media specialist and St. Lucie County Reading Council president Debbie Remington LOVES books, especially when students read books. This affection prompted Ms. Remington to volunteer to serve as the Florida Director of the Young Adult Choices, a division of the International Reading Association which will enable her to bring to St. Lucie…

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Four Gaines Academy students winners at Fort Pierce Elk hoop shoot

Four Gaines Academy students participated in the recent Fort Pierce Elks Lodge #1520 Basketball Hoop Shoot free throw contest, all of whom “placed” and received a trophy!  Three of these students will have the opportunity to participate in the District Hoop Shoot Contest on January 7th in Lake Placid.  Scholarship money may be awarded to these students because of their participation.  Pictured, from…

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