Kindergarten and 1st grade Challenge students at Frances K Sweet enjoyed a science experiment testing Isaac Newton’s Laws of Motion. Students loved doing the investigation and seeing the science in action. Pictured from left, Travis Walker, Charlotte Sellers, and Samantha Leonard.
Frances K. Sweet Elementary School hosted its fifth annual Sunrise Stampede 5K recently to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Racers ranged in age from the youngest at four years old, to the eldest at 72. Families and the community came out and had a great time raising money for a cure. Pictured is…Details
The students in Mrs. Johnson’s Challenge class get serious about learning how to find area. How many square inches are in a square foot? 144 — they made a model!
Pictured are: Mesfah Mustakim, Charlotte Sellers, Camryn Monroe, Josiah Edmond, Sophia Alarcon, and Anthony Green.
The students in Mrs. Langel’s and Mrs. McGuire’s 1st grade class at F.K. Sweet had an awesome time learning about fire safety from the St. Lucie County Fire District!
Mrs. Stacey Johnson was awarded a $100.00 classroom grant from the Retired Florida Education Association. Mrs. Barbara Kaste presented the award which will be used to purchase rocket engines for building model rockets from recycled materials with students in the Challenge Program. Pictured with Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Kaste are second grade challenge students and…Details
Scientist Dr. Susan Sennett from Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution assists third grade students at F. K. Sweet Elementary School with a buoyancy experiment during a presentation on the scientific method. Pictured hard at work, from left, are Terry Boles, Armani Richardson, and Sylnia McMillan with Dr. Sennett.
Students in Eleanor Baker’s third grade class at Frances K. Sweet Elementary proudly display their North American country projects. Students created maps, timelines, brochures, and postcards after they researched and wrote about important events, people, and places of their chosen country.
F.K. Sweet Elementary third grade students recently visited the IRSC Planetarium. Teacher Marla Liberatore had earned a field trip grant that provided enough funding for students in all seven third grade classes could attend. Waiting to enter the planetarium, from left, are students Angelica Villalobos, Jessie Rezac, Timothy Chaill, Jacon Bartkowiak, and Darnisha Forestal.
A special thanks to Mr. Calhoun, Mr. Smith, and Mr. Lowe from the Rotary Club of Ft. Pierce, who generously presented dictionaries to all third grade students at Frances K. Sweet Elementary Magnet School. They were greatly appreciated!
Frances K. Sweet Elementary School won first place at the St. Lucie County Fair for the Elementary School display category. The students created a variety of arts based on the theme: Past, Present, and Future of St. Lucie County. Art Specialist Cary Schott, pictured, set up the display at the fair.