Kindergartners from Fairlawn Elementary recently experienced Colombian culture by watching a Colombian dance company preform many traditional dance from Columbia at the Sunrise Theater in Fort Pierce. The students were mesmerized by the music and the brightness of the costumes. It was truly a wonderful experience for these young students.
First grade students from Terra Zdenek’s class at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition dress up to participate in “ Green Day” along with the administrators for $1. The money collected is being donated to the Relay for Life program to help in cancer research.
Manatee Academy K8 newlyweds Caleb Bihari and Ashley Drum spent part of their honeymoon teaching impoverished children on the island of St. Lucia. Their experience was made possible by the Sandals Foundation and their “Reading Road Trip” excursion. Every Thursday a van leaves the comfort and luxury of the Sandals resort to go to Balata Primary…Details
By Sean Scott and William Benagh, Port St. Lucie High School Three Port St. Lucie High School ROTC Jaguar cadets have been selected to attend Florida’s American Legion Boys’ State and Girls’ State, the starting point for many successful young people. These programs are coordinated by the American Legion, and thanks to Post 318, cadet…Details
Returning Air Force captain visits Forest Grove Middle School to thank students and staff for outreach
Sixth grade Panther team students at Forest Grove Middle School had the unique opportunity to welcome and honor a returning veteran, Captain Brandon Joseph Richard Gray, USAF. Captain Gray is the son of Rik Gray at Lincoln Park Academy and Pam Gray at Forest Grove Middle School. Captain Gray has just returned from a six-month tour in Afghanistan. He wanted to…Details
The Manatee Academy K-8 Purple Pirate Monkeys Envirothon team, coached by Richard Maller and Judith Nova, took first place for the Indian River lagoon category at the recent Regional Envirothon Competition. The Envirothon is a nationally based competition for middle to high school teams of students which promotes environmental awareness, science skills and research. The Purple…Details
Fifth grade students in Tekia Montgomery’s elementary art classes at Allapattah Flats K-8 are re-introduced to the concept of enlarging. They will create enlarged drawings from small pictures using a grid technique. Students will use T- squares and work together to make a large grid where they will transfer their original drawings into a larger…Details
The Southern Oaks Middle School Social Studies Department, headed by Christopher Maxon, held its annual Geography Bee recently. Students first competed in class competitions featuring questions regarding local, city, state, country and world geographical sites until each team had a winner along with a few who were nominated by faculty. The top 11 students were selected to compete…Details
Lincoln Park Academy senior Todd Condon is one of only six students statewide selected for the prestigious honor to speak at the opening ceremony of the 57th State Science and Engineering Fair in April in Lakeland, Florida. Todd will speak in front of 850 science fair participants, their parents and coordinators. Todd was selected because of his…Details
This week in the Mariposa Elementary School media center, media specialist Charlotte Pennington read to the kindergarten, first and second grade students “Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot” by Dav Pilkey. Before the story began, Mrs. Pennington brought out a tin can robot she made at home. She explained to the students how she made it while…Details