Palm Pointe team wins regional stock market challenge

A team of students from Hillary Cruz’s seventh grade civics class at Palm Pointe Educational Research School in Tradition recently won first place for the regional division of the Florida Stock Market Challenge.  This is a web-based educational tool used by thousands of students around the state each semester to help teach economics, finance, current events, math, social studies and…

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Floresta Elementary students encourage their peers

Kindergarten through fifth grade students at Floresta Elementary School supported one another with a school-wide “Tunnel of Encouragement” Rally the Friday before FCAT testing began. Kindergarten through second grade students and teachers lined the hallways armed with posters and pompoms, chanting heartfelt words of encouragement as third through fifth grade students made their way to…

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Three women honored for academics and philanthropy

Fort Pierce Central High School dean Bonita Monica Williams, Forest Grove Middle School teacher Christine Santos-Nurse, and Fort Pierce Central High School student and future pediatritian Sabrina Valencia LaFrance were honored by the International Haitian Inter-Cultural Association, Inc . (IHICA) service organization at a recent celebratory event. The honorees were selected for their academic careers,…

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