Winners of the sixth annual Samuel S. Gaines African American History essay contest were recognized at the April 10 St. Lucie County School Board meeting. Pictured, left to right, are: Assistant Superintendent Dr. Christine Taylor; Emily Perez, St. Lucie West Centennial High School, first place high school division; Julia Genkinger, first place middle school division;…Details
The stupendous second graders at Allapattah Flats are going wild! The students recently enjoyed a visit from Miss Tracy of the Hobe Sound Nature Center. While engaged in the program, the students learned about such topics as why protecting the rainforest is important, conservation, and animals and their habitats. This was a fun and educational way to…Details
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…Details
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…Details
Kindergarten students at Windmill Point Elementary School enjoyed a fantastic field trip to LegoLand recently. Pictured, from left, Ava DeHass, Thomas Coleman, Jr., Brianna Lewis, Tianna Lewis, and Nina Mykhaylovskaya.
The Windmill Point Elementary Odyssey of the Mind team recently participated in the state level competition under the direction of Robin Marmitt. Congratulations to this fantastic team as they won second place and will now move on to the “world level” competition in Iowa! Pictured back row, from left, Edly Hyppolite, Morgan Torbus, and Madeline Nicklo. Front row,…Details
White City Elementary kindergarteners created a “Tunnel of Stars” as they handed out Starbursts to cheer on the third graders as they entered the FCAT Pep Rally.
A student led organization out of the Savannas State Park Preserve on Walton Road organized an event to encourage teens out of the house on a Saturday afternoon and enjoy the park. Students from the tri-county area attended and activities included a scavenger hunt, nature hike, minute to win it games, and live musical acts from Lincoln…Details
Biology students from Port Saint Lucie High School recently visited the Brevard Zoo to expand their Florida history and evolution curriculum. Students started the morning with a presentation on Florida’s fossil past and then spent the rest of the day exploring different evolutionary adaptations animals have that allows them to be successful in their environments.…Details
Students from several science classes at Port Saint Lucie High School recently ventured into the Everglades to explore this fragile ecosystem and learn about the history of Florida’s water flow and its effects on native flora and fauna. Students began the morning with an airboat tour through the river of grass and concluded with lectures and exhibits on…Details