The Spring Book Fair at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition had a tropical theme this year and students and staff were excited about all the choices in books. Pictured, from left, media clerk Kathy Ferguson, media specialist Elsie Garber, and fourth grade students from Allison Snyder’s class Maria Prussing and Natalie Hernandez enjoy browsing through one of the…Details
Three new teachers achieving National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) status were recognized at the March 13, 2012, St. Lucie Public Schools board meeting. Pictured, from left, front row, are Hall Riediger, father to Jean Emerson, Alan Emerson holding daughter Grace with NBCT Jean Emerson, NBCT Theresa Brandifino, Joseph Brandifino, and Jill Prisco, president of the National Board…Details
Thanks to a generous grant from FPL in conjunction with N.E.E.D., students in Mary McCartney’s music class have been learning about recycling, conservation, and renewable energy sources through the fine arts of music and dance. To deepen and extend their own learning, and to enlighten others about this topic, students shared their knowledge through a…Details
Northport K-8 School administrators and staff gave a big boost to literacy and offered a “Get Fit” challenge to students at the school. Students participated in a reading marathon to read 5,000 books before race day. The mission was accomplished, and Principal Glenn Rustay donned a pink tutu to complete the run. Also dressed for the occasion were…Details
Northport K-8 Teacher of the Year Mala Woessner joined First Year Teacher of the Year Cheryl Salerno from Samuel Gaines Academy, and Distinguished Minority Teacher of the Year from Allapattah Flats Tekia Montgomery, in a panel discussion at the St. Lucie County Republican’s Club Dinner recently. The dinner and panel was hosted by Mary Anne…Details
Windmill Point Elementary School and business partner, the Big Apple Pizza on Gatlin Boulevard, sponsored a Kids at Hope Night. Families and the community were delighted as faculty and staff served guests their dinners. Talented paraprofessional Sara Cruz and her husband did free face painting and balloon creations for all chidren. The event was spearheaded…Details
Kindergarten students at Windmill Point Elementary School enjoyed a visit from Josh the Otter. Students learned all about the Water Safety and Literacy Project!
Windmill Point Elementary School invited students from Treasure Coast High School to join the elementary school students. These older “book buddies” had a wonderful time reading with their new friends!
Kudos for Sam Gaines Academy AVID students for volunteering to tutor struggling students during seventh period, two days per week, for three weeks prior FCAT Writes! The awesome student tutors are, from left, Jesus Gill, David Osorio, Wayne Farmer, Allison Schiavi, Dana Bennett, Sherneice Robins, Bianca Castillo, and Shania Farmer. Without the one-on-one tutorial ESE and ESOL…Details
Samuel Gaines Academy offers an after school tutoring program called A+ Tutor U. Participating students were recognized with medallions and gift cards for the academic growth they have made in the program throughout the year. Pictured, top row from left, are Matt Roy, Yohan Purkiss, Jesus Cuevas, Kemmy Brianvil, and teacher Kimberly Masters. Bottom row, from left,…Details