Northport K-8 students in Karen Nystrom’s seventh grade civics classes are tackling some tough issues this year as students delve into the affairs of community government. Students use Media Center resources, classroom text and guest speaker information to look at issues from all sides to process new information and to be able to elaborate on…Details
Southport’s PTO Vice President, Ruth Altvater and PTO Treasurer, Colleen Korpon pictured here are helping organize and wrap holiday baskets of food. There were 10 baskets made available to our Southport Middle families for the holidays. All the food was available through the PTO Food Bank and was courtesy of community donations and students and…Details
All Forest Grove Middle School students competed in the second annual Forest Grove Metric Olympics. Students traveled through a series of eight stations that aimed to give them hands-on experience in estimating and measuring mass, volume, distance and time using the Metric System. This activity allowed students to manipulate math and science in a fun, competitive setting. Pictured, from left, Harry…Details
Renee Barnes’ second grade RtI class divided into small groups to create commercials. Dariusz Dobrowolski, Jade Magranelo, Jackson Chism, Kendall Norton, and Taylor Leonard sold pickles and cucumbers. The group decided what they needed to say and how to act to make people want to buy their product. They rehearsed their parts and presented their…Details
Third graders in Amber Martin’s class worked in cooperative groups researching nonfiction books to identify main idea and details about both the Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe of Native Americans. The groups presented their bubble maps to one another in class.
Principal Carmen Peterson (center) congratulates Oak Hammock’s Night of the Stars representatives: (left to right) School Related employee Norm White, Distinguished Minority Teacher Vivian Sides, Outstanding First Year Teacher Olivia Ash and Teacher of the Year Dorothy Levin.
Fourth grader Chris May takes the lead to read and demonstrates for his Kindergarten reading technology buddy Alexander Brisco how to logon so Alex can read books online. In preparation for Literacy Week in January, Literacy Coach Rachel Sullivan videotaped fourth graders in Dorothy Levin’s class “Taking the Lead to Read” with Kindergarteners in Brandi Goulding’s…Details
The St. Lucie West Centennial High School Black Talon Company competition team recently competed against 15 other Florida Navy JROTC units including two former national champs. The cadets returned successfully from Felix Varela High School in Miami with three trophies: fourth place in Armed Basic Regulation Drill, third place in Overall Drill, and first place…Details
Ft Pierce Westwood Panther Battalion places third in the physical training (PT) test during in the recent Area III Raiders Competition at Southfork High School. It was a grueling comeptiton consisting of an academic exam, a first aid exam, a physical training test (measuring endurance and physical fitness), a three mile run, and a 1 1/2 run with a litter weighing 80 pounds. …Details
First grade students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition celebrated a PBS reward in their pod by raising 25 white rocket fuel for their whole classes’ behavior. The students chose a snow cone and dance party as their reward. The students all had a great time and saw how positive behavior in the classroom…Details