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
Students in the Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) class at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition are pictured here as they work in their classroom. Students and staff wore blue for “Light It Up Blue” for Autism Awareness with the proceeds going to help support the Autism Speaks Walk which will take place on April…Details
Thirteen students from St. Lucie County participated in the recent 57th Annual State Science Fair in Lakeland, the largest academic competition in the State of Florida. Over 820 students statewide participated in the event hosted by the Florida Foundation for Future Scientists (FFFS). FFFS is a statewide, non-profit organization authorized by the 1957 Legislature of…Details
Eighth graders in Janet Clayman’s culinary careers class at Forest Grove Middle School recently attended a career exploration field trip to Indian River State College Culinary Institute at the Mueller Campus in Vero Beach. Lisa Lamarre, Academic Coordinator and Chef Deborah Midkiff lead a discussion on eating nutritiously by making informed food choices. The students…Details
St. Lucie West Centennial High School junior Lauren King has published her first novel entitled A Flower Named Rose. It is a teen romance in which the protagonist, a princess, flees to escape an arranged marriage. Her hope is that on her journey she will find happiness. The publisher is createspace.com, and the book may be…Details
Manatee Academy K8 students, from left, Crystal Fissette, Serona Brown, Michael Pecora, Tia Camp, and Naiah James were chosen to represent the school in the All County Elementary Chorus. Attached is a link to the performance which will air on WLX-TV, the St. Lucie County Education Channel, at various times.
The St. Lucie County School District does not tolerate acts of bullying or harassment, including bullying or harassment based on disability. The following descriptions describe those behaviors: BULLYING means systematically and chronically inflicting physical hurt or psychological distress on one or more students or employees. HARASSMENT means any threatening, insulting, or dehumanizing gesture, use of…Details
Fifty two cadets from the St. Lucie West Centennial High School JROTC visited the Fort Pierce Coast Guard station recently. The cadets saw the facilities, toured the U. S. Coast Guard Cutter Blue Fin, got “underway” aboard the forty-five foot high speed patrol boat for a ride out to the Atlantic, and toured the other patrol craft the…Details