State Farm agent Janine Tillman sponsored the fourth grade students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition by donating trees and wildflower seeds for Arbor Day. Students learned the importance of taking care of the Earth, not only for themselves but for future generations. They were all excited to plant, care for, and watch their trees…Details
Jonathan Colon and Bakari Mosley, fourth grade students in Kim Yoder’s class at F.K. Sweet Elementary, are working together on solving long division problems with remainders. What’s with the socks? It is an easy and fast way to wipe the white boards after checking over their work.
Bethany DiTullio’s fourth grade students at Allapattah Flats K8 are hatching duck eggs to further cultivate their knowledge for the third nine weeks’ science curriculum on animal reproduction and growth. The class has two different incubators with 33 duck eggs total. They are hatching both Call ducks and Pekin ducks. The students will be responsible…Details
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…Details
The joy is real as Animesh Saha, fourth grade student at Frances K Sweet Elementary School won the school spelling bee against 18 other school mates, third through fifth grade. Pictured in the background is the second place winner, fifth grade student India Duval. No pictured, placing third was fifth grade student Justice Anderson.
Fourth graders in Ms. Erica Morales’ class at Mariposa Elementary enjoyed playing the role of the math teacher. “Ms. Owens, and Mr. Orozco” guided their fellow classmates in multiplying two digit by two digit numbers using the Matrix Model. Classmates thoroughly enjoyed learning and helping their “teachers” solve each problem. Photographed as teachers: Adrian Orozco…Details
Frances K. Sweet’s fourth grade students in Mrs. Nardi Routten’s class became scientists as they explored “ice balloons”. Students recorded their observation as they performed several tasks. First they compared and contrasted the results of scraping the ice balloon with a toothpick versus a paperclip. Students also observed what happened after salt was poured on…Details
Students in Nardi Routten’s fourth grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementary recently wrote a children’s book as part of their Disney Planet Challenge. This book is about two sea turtles — Bianca and Timmy — and their journey to their ocean home. They face many dangers as they strive to reach the ocean waters. Published via…Details
Fourth graders at Allapattah Flats K8 have been working together on Social Studies projects based on Florida history. They spent time researching their topic, as well as creating a timeline and poster board, complete with a description, pictures and an oral presentation. From left, Riley Franklin, Gabriella Maimone, Alexis Allen, and Chyna Nazario proudly display their…Details
Four St. Lucie Public Schools students have been selected to participate in the international ambassador program, People to People International, this summer. The organization was begun by former President Dwight Eisenhower in an efffort to bring people from around the world together for understanding and friendship. The students will join with others around the country…Details