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
Bayshore Elementary’s first grade students in Amber Godown’s Rti group have been demonstrating their knowledge of story elements. Students picked their favorite books and created a quilt identifying the characters, setting, problem and solution. Pictured is first grader Olivia Moore-Nazario with one of her favorite books, The Steadfast Tin-Soldier.
Fairlawn Elementary staff won the first ever St. Lucie County School District Wellness Challenge! Each staff member was treated to a chair massage provided by Spine & Sport Rehab Institute. It was very relaxing and enjoyable way to recharge before the fourth nine weeks.
Students face tough challenges every day, but 32 cadets from the St. Lucie West Centennial High School Navy JROTC faced a very tough one recently, spending spent four days at the U. S. Navy’s Parris Island Boot Camp. During their visit they were treated just like any other recruit. They learned how to follow orders with spit…Details
Lawnwood Elementary students who met their reading goal were recently treated to a special spring activity and Easter egg hunt. Pictured top row, from left, Michelle Tamayo, Vanessa Dubberly, Ferlie Fabre, Nadia Dimitroff, Gariyana Avant, Karla Ponce, Jonathan Aguilar, and Cynthia Thompson. Bottom row, from left, Sharell Lack, Macey Allan, Kacey Fackler, Mucola Reed, Zachary Lightsey, and Nathaniel Nichols.
Northport K-8 fifth graders in Valerie Niewieroski’s class helped celebrate National Library Week April 8-14, 2012, at the school by visiting the Media Center and checking out new library books and playaways, which are books with a matching audio reader. Students are voraciously reading books utilizing the playaways. Sixth grade instructor Amanda Sartain commented that the students…Details
Cary Schott, Art Specialist at Frances K. Sweet Elementary, and Janey MacArthur, retired from Westwood High School, volunteered for an Empty Bowls program event recently at the Downtown Farmers’ Market of Fort Pierce. Students from several schools made and painted bowls to sell and raise money for the Treasure Coast Food Bank. Pictured, from left, are…Details
Fort Pierce Central Culinary Arts students prepared and served lunch for 30 area leaders on March28 inCentral’s Cobra Cafe. St. Lucie County School Board Member Kathryn Hensley coordinated the lunch during a visit by Dr. Jack Payne, Vice President of University of Florida for the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS). Guests included community…Details
Port St. Lucie High School’s Jaguar ROTC Battalion hosted its 16thannual award ceremony where various awards were presented to deserving cadets. The awardees are selected based on exceptional JROTC performance and superior physical fitness, but a prerequisite for each award is academic excellence. The entire battalion gathered in the auditorium, anxious to learn who earned…Details