Northport K-8 fourth graders in Juliette Thelusma’s class participated in a group science fair project called Pop Rock Science. Students learned the meaning of the words purpose, hypothesis, data, constant variable, results, conclusion and research. Students and instructor then applied the knowledge gained to a fun and informational science fair project. After understanding the meaning…Details
Southport Middle School art teacher Judith Hough teamed up with the school’s cafteria manager and staff for an art contest for My.Plate. The first place winner was Shaqwan Brown, who won a $25 gift card from WalMart. Pictured, from left, are Principal Lydia Martin, Shaqwan Brown and Assistant Principal Nicole Telese.
Kindergartners in Northport K-8 RTI classes are learning all about holidays around the world. Students and instructors cooked and experienced the many flavorful foods that different cultures enjoy. Students made and enjoyed latkes for Hannakkuh, cheese Quesadillas for Las Posades, mini pizzas for La Bafona and delightfully hand decorated sugar cookies to celebrate Christmas. Kindergarten…Details
The St. Lucie West Centennial Navy Junior ROTC Black Talon Company celebrated its annual Navy Day Pass-in-Review ceremony. All 140 cadets came out to show Commander Dirk Herbert, the Florida Area 7 Manager, Admiral Jenkins, U.S. Coast Guard (Ret.), Mr. Michael Lannon, Superintendent of Schools, Vice Mayor Linda Bartz of the City of Port St.…Details
Fort Pierce Westwood High School junior Helga Vega, a 17-year old junior in the Marine Oceanographic Academy, has been named the Florida Department of Education Distinguished Sunshine State Scholar for St. Lucie County for the 2011-2012 school year. Pictured, from the recent school board meeting where Ms. Vega was recognized, are, from left, Westwood High…Details
Rivers Edge Elementary School leadership class students visited a local nursing home to spread some joy for the holidays. They sang carols, and served punch and cookies, along with distributing gifts to all the residents. The students were encouraged to chat with the residents and left with stories, full hearts and a few new friends! …Details
Students in fifth and seventh grades in St. Lucie County Public Schools will continue this school year with a program begun last year with Vaccine Gene Therapy Institute called Saturdays with Scientists. Approximately 200 students will meet with the VGTI scientists at three different high schools during the school year to work on real scienitific…Details
The holiday season is usually thought of as a magical time, full of opportunities to spend quality time with family and friends, and a time for giving to others. In keeping with that theme, Floresta Elementary School students participated in the fifth annual 2011 American Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes program. Students from K-5…Details
Students in Fairlawn Elementary kindergarten classes recently visited St. Lucie County’s Central Fire Station. The students toured the fire station and explored the fire trucks. Some children were able to spray a real fire hose! Pictured is kindergartner Mason Cohen and a new friend.
Northport K-8 students welcomed two St. Lucie County School Board members recently to discuss the school boards views on the issue of homelessness in St. Lucie County. The students heard much information about the issue for their seventh grade required Project Citizen research class. Pictured is school board vice chairman Debbie Hawley, who along with board…Details