F. K. Sweet Elementary students study native Floridian tribes

  Students in Jody Horton’s fourth grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementary School  have been learning about the native tribes of Florida.  Students created dioramas on either the Calusa, Apalachee, Timucua, Tequesta, or Tocobaga tribes.  They also wrote  summaries about the tribe that  included where they lived and their customs.  Pictured, from left, are Owen Biglin, Halle Daube, Kyla Pata,…

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F. K. Sweet Elementary students learn about the Underground Railroad

Third grade students in Barbara Whellams’ class at F.K. Sweet Elementary were highly entertained by Assistant Superintendent Dr. Kevin Perry’s reading of “Follow the Drinking Gourd”, an actual song used by the Underground Railroad to help slaves escape north to Canada. Although February is Black History Month, students learn about the contributions of African Americans throughout the…

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F. K. Sweet Elementary students learn about chemical change

Students in Donald Logue’s fifth grade class have investigated chemical changes. They performed investigations using chemicals in test tubes to observe color changes, a release of thermal energy, and an absorption of thermal energy.  They discussed their observations and wrote down evidence from each investigation on their lab record sheet.  Pictured are Ni’Derria Cobb, left, and…

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