All through this school year, students in Pam Pressley’s first grade classroom at Samuel S. Gaines Academy in Fort Pierce have been writing letters to the uncle of one of their fellow students who has been deployed in the Persian Gulf with the U.S. Navy. Joshua Shepherd, whose nephew Hunter is in the class, surprised…Details
First grade students in Michelle Smith’s First Grade Class at Mariposa Elementary each have their individual goal folders. Inside their goal folders are sight words, math concepts (numbers, 3D shapes, etc.) and chunks (digraphs/blends/word families). The students pair up each week to practice their goals and congratulate one another when they reach their goals. Their…Details
Ms. Jessica Berggren’s first grade class is participating in an alphabet exchange with 25 schools from around the country. The class was given the letter E. They read the book Elmer. Then they decorated the letter E to look like Elmer the elephant. The letters were mailed to other schools and the class has received…Details
At Mariposa Elementary, Mrs. Linda Auciello’s 1st grade students Abigail Negron, Sophia Manson and Rashard Alston are busy working on their “listen to read” reading center. Reading center rotations are practiced to ensure students stay engaged and gain a variety of different learning opportunities within their classroom.
As more holidays approach, first graders in Ann Hartman’s and Pamela Owens’ classes reflect back on a special event they enjoyed at Thanksgiving. Last month first graders recited poetry, shared what they were thankful for, and had a fantastic Thanksgiving Feast with their friends and family. First graders and their parents enjoying the delicious feast, from…Details
Students, staff, parents, and community members welcomed the first day of school with celebrations and affirmations of success. Recognizing the great strides made in 2016-2017 serve as a catalyst for continuing the forward momentum this school year. Points of Pride B-Rated School District Soared To 13th From 45th In State Graduation Ranking Improved In…Details
Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition recently celebrated their first Citizen of the Month awards. These students go above and beyond the expectations of the classroom and school. They are good helpers and always strive to do their best. Pictured below is Ms. Debra Snyder with the Kindergarten students selected for this honor. Great…Details
Fourth and Fifth grade students from Palm Pointe Educational Research School at Tradition were recognized as the first Beta Chapter. Beta stands for promoting the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership. Students collected many items throughout the school year and donated them to several different charities. These students work hard each and every…Details
FPMSA Students Receive a Special Visit From the First Alert Weather Team The WPBF First Alert Weather Class brings a storm of excitement to Fort Pierce Magnet School of the Arts as the team of professional meteorologists teach 3rd graders about weather systems. Meteorologists Vanessa Vincent and Taylor Grenda were on site for the day’s…Details
The WPBF First Alert Weather Class Team visited Fairlawn Elementary School. Students benefited from high energy and engaging lessons about weather systems shared by the professional meteorologists at WPBF.