Fort Pierce Westwood High School would like to recognize and celebrate one of our teachers, Mr. James Norcia. Mr. Norcia created a motivation plan known as the “The Raceway Contest” which has made its way onto the Reading Plus© Training Site – Creating Motivation Plans. Mr. Norcia developed this plan last spring during our initial…Details
F.K. Sweet students from grades kindergarten through fifth participated in a three day cheer camp held by Lincoln Park Academy varsity cheerleaders. The students were taught cheers, jumps, and dances. Students ended camp with a performance at the high school varsity basketball half-time show.
The students in Mrs. Traci Lott’s second grade class had a great time reading literature and informational stories about spiders. Students were able to compare and contrast the most important ideas from the two texts on the same topic. At the end of their book study, the students enjoyed making their own “spider treats!” Pictured here from…Details
September in kindergarten has been such a busy month! Did you know what you will find if you cut open an apple? Isaiah Brickles-Jackson was pleasantly surprised to find a star! Students in Melanie Francisco’s class studied apples while learning the properties of matter. After reading about Johnny Appleseed, students turned apples into applesauce. They practiced patience while they…Details
Kindergarten students in Mrs. Morgan Haupt’s class have had a busy week investigating spiders. Students learned the parts of a spider as well as their habitats. For a culminating activity students made spider hats to wear home. Showing off their hats are, left to right, Ty’Shawn Moore, Samara Rawlings, Kyra Burton, and Camryn Monroe.
Frances K. Sweet fourth graders learn about the characteristics of flowering plants by dissecting them and classifying the parts. Pictured here is Ansel Espinal viewing the tiny parts of the plant using a magnifying glass.
Third grade students from Mrs. Eleanor Baker’s, Mrs. Lisa McGuire’s and Mrs. Barbara Bennett’s classes enjoyed a field trip to IRSC’s Hallstrom Planetarium. At the planetarium students enjoyed the show narrated by Mr. Jon Bell. The new projector is amazing and made the whole experience even more exciting! The students have a better understanding of…Details
Fourth grade students in Kim Yoder’s class at Frances K. Sweet Elementary School celebrated mathematical success with ice cream sundaes. Fourth graders have been completing multiplication quick quizzes and post tests throughout the year demonstrating skill, accuracy, and speed. Those students who possess those qualities were rewarded with an ice cream sundae buffet. With over 20 different toppings,…Details
Three students from Frances K. Sweet Elementary were excited after participating in the Martin Luther King, Jr. spelling bee at C. A. Moore Elementary. Pictured, from left, are Ajeya Adams, Kamion Williams, and Christian Yoder. Since Ajeya is just a fourth grader, she says she’s going to come back next year and win.