On Friday, February 6, Mrs. Yost and Dr. Perry visited Mariposa’s second and third grade classes who were participating in the District’s pilot chess program called First Move. From the beginning of the year, these students and their teachers have learned how to play chess and even to develop strategies as they played the game.…Details
St. Lucie Schools held its first Math Bowl for students in grades three through five recently at Fort Pierce Central High School. Students from C. A. Moore Elementary, Weatherbee Elementary, Northport K8, Samuel S. Gaines Academy K8, and Dan McCarty School participated in this inaugural yet successful event. Several parents, teachers, math coaches, and principals…Details
Student essay contest winners will receive a 4-Year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by the Florida Prepaid College Foundation First Lady Casey DeSantis announced the theme and student contests for 2019 Hispanic Heritage Month. This year’s theme will be “Celebrating Public Service” to recognize and pay tribute to Hispanic leaders who play prominent roles in…Details
Beth Forbes’ First graders conducted an experiment in science. They predicted items would either float or sink in a tub of water. Each student had an opportunity to gently drop something into the tub. Most of their predictions were correct…however, they had two surprises: a tiny paper clip plummeted to the bottom, and a pencil…Details
First grade students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition recently went searching for a compass. They found it on campus after learning about it during integrated language arts. Great job Rockets!
First grade students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition enjoyed a PBS (Positive Behavior Support) dance recently. The theme was Spring in Paris and the students dressed in their finest attire. Students earned rocket fuel for their positive behavior and turned them in to their teachers to be able to attend the dance. All the classes enjoyed the…Details
Students in Donna Hellums’ first grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementary celebrated the winter holidays with a pajama party and a viewing of the Polar Express. They compared and contrasted the book and the movie.
Students from Desiree Miller’s first grade class at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition are seen holding up posters they made for cafeteria manager Nancy DeGuzman, pictured with the students. Students participated in the Walk-A-Thon with proceeds going to the Relay for Life team which helps the American Cancer Society.
Students in Mrs. Auciello’s first grade class at Mariposa Elementary used Play-Doh and toothpicks to create a 3-dimensional cube! The students figured out that they needed 6 Play-Doh vertices and 12 toothpick edges. Pictured are Andrew Newhouse, Jaxson Plantier, Malia Johnson, Jaistyn Thurston, and Madelyn Farrell. What a great way to learn about the defining…Details
Students in Mrs. Alice Parks’ first grade class at Frances K. Sweet worked on composing two-dimensional shapes. The shapes were: rectangles, squares, trapezoids, and triangles. The students created a composite shape using pretzels and marshmallows as their manipulatives. The students enjoyed eating their shapes after making them. Students from left to right: Mia Delara and Rain…Details