Students in Juliette Thelusma’s fourth grade class at Northport K8 School created a reflection journal recently depicting the elements of literature. Students defined each element, then created an example and drew a picture to deepen understanding of each element. The elements students reflected on were figurative language, alliteration, hyperbole, idioms, similes, metaphors, onomatopoeia, pun and…Details
Pictured from left, Mary Fowler, Mikki Greer, Courtney Crooks, Beth McMillen carry the Samuel S. Gaines Academy banner at opening ceremonies for St. Lucie West’s Relay For Life event. The team held events throughout the year to raise money to support the American Cancer Society’s research. Fund raisers included a Pie-In-The-Face contest, Caps for a…Details
At Windmill Point Elementary, students in Jeannine Lockart’s fourth grade class received a special banner from their reading buddies from Nancy Cordero’s first grade class to wish them good luck on the FCAT!
Northport K-8 students from Mala Woessner’s Northstar team performed a play called Women Who Wowed History about famous women such as Joan of Arc, Eleanor Roosevelt, Susan B. Anthony, Emily Dickenson, Abigail Adams, Amelia Earhart and Queen Elizabeth I. The famous women sat in semi circle and were interviewed by Oprah Winfrey about their contributions…Details
The third annual Family Reading Festival, sponsored by the St. Lucie County Reading Council, drew approximately 3,000 visitors on Saturday, April 21, at Digital Domain Park. “We are so happy that so many people came to the event to celebrate literacy, and that we could put books in the hands of families to take home to enjoy,”…Details
Allapattah Flats seventh grade students, Maya Sanders , left, and Ashley Bowers express their creativity through writing and illustration. Both students demonstrated their concept by recreating their own version of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Students’ work includes a title, various characters, and a moral. Lastly, students presented their story to the class.
The Lincoln Park Academy Odyssey of the Mind Team won first place at the recent state competition, and will move on to World Finals at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. There they will be performing the solution to their posed problem along with teams from all over the globe. The scores for these performances, along with the scores they…Details
Students at Allapattah Flats K8 worked diligently on FCAT skills as they prepared for the test, and will continue to keep up their brisk pace as they dig into the fourth quarter. In science, students will be working on a variety of topics, like physical and chemical changes, forms of energy, heat, sound, and motion. …Details
Students in third through fifth grade at Bayshore Elementary were given the opportunity to write poems as part of the Young Writers of America contest. Students wrote poems about their wish for the world or what their family means to them. Pictured are Shandy Ernest, left, and Jadyn Smith from Janet Baraniak’s third grade class who…Details