What do exotic animals, a bicycle rodeo, and costumed characters have in common? They’re just a few of the dozens of free activities parents and children can enjoy together at the sixth annual Family Fun Fair presented by The Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County in partnership with the Parent Academy of St. Lucie…Details
The Fort Pierce Sunrise Kiwanis Club presented its annual $1,000 donation to the St. Lucie County Education Foundation at the April 10, 2012, St. Lucie County School Board meeting. The donation will further support the Foundation’s mission of providing scholarships to graduating seniors in St. Lucie County, as well as grants for classroom and school-wide grants…Details
The Southport Middle School National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) recently inducted new members for the 2012-2013 school year. Society members wanted to show their appreciation for all that guidance counselor Kristen Alvarez has done for them to coordinate NJHS events and community activities, and surprised her with a small party! The students put together a team effort and presented…Details
The Fort Pierce Central Performing Arts Department proudly presents the Broadway musical Grease by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, April 12-14 at 7:00 PM at the Fort Pierce Central High School Auditorium, 1401 South 25th Street in Fort Pierce. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students. Tickets are available at the Fort Pierce…Details
Students in Crystal Carrington and Bridget Valinote’s seventh grade classes were excited to attend a field trip to Rave Cinema to see the new movie The Hunger Games. Students had just finished reading the book in their reading class, so they were able to extend their learning by comparing and contrasting elements of the book to the…Details
Southern Oaks Middle School sixth grade students recently received small group instruction for reading in preparation for the upcoming FCAT. Southern Oaks media center’s Cathy Odom and Kim Johnson organized the event for the students. Sixth grade students from Cathy Ciccarelli’s and Kevin McInerney’s classes participated in the rotation. Students were placed in groups of five…Details
Students from Desiree Miller’s first grade class at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition are seen holding up posters they made for cafeteria manager Nancy DeGuzman, pictured with the students. Students participated in the Walk-A-Thon with proceeds going to the Relay for Life team which helps the American Cancer Society.
Fifth grade twins Rachel and Carly Bentel at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition use balloons to demonstrate static electricity in a recent science experiment for their science club. The club is sponsored by fifth grade teacher Michelle Powers. Students met once a week in the morning before school and did fun and educational experiments.
Palm Pointe Educatioinal Research School at Tradition principal Debra Snyder, from left, and assistant principals Latricia Thompson and Kathleen Perez visit classes to encourage students before they take the FCAT tests. Benchmark data is reviewed, test tips are given as well as lots of celebrations.
Students in Maurizio Apostolico’s Visual Computer Modeling class at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition are hard at work creating “sprites,” images that can be used in their original game creations. The concept was to illustrate an original game character, then pixelate the image to create a sprite. Eventually, these sprites will become fully…Details