Four Gaines Academy students winners at Fort Pierce Elk hoop shoot

Four Gaines Academy students participated in the recent Fort Pierce Elks Lodge #1520 Basketball Hoop Shoot free throw contest, all of whom “placed” and received a trophy!  Three of these students will have the opportunity to participate in the District Hoop Shoot Contest on January 7th in Lake Placid.  Scholarship money may be awarded to these students because of their participation.  Pictured, from…

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Northport K8 kindergartners celebrate for the holidays

Northport K-8 kindergartners in Staci Saunders’ and Chelse Goergen’s classes celebrated Gingerbread Man Day recently by decorating gingerbread men using foam shapes and sequins, made word family gingerbread houses, counted one to 20 using gingerbread shapes, graphed the number of cookies decorated, estimated numbers of cookies and made a variety of patterns using the gingerbread…

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Southport Middle sixth graders learn how to study culture

Dielma Eusibeo-Zuvich’s sixth grade students learned how to study culture by identifying the Eight Elements of Culture, Religion, Economy, Government, History, Beliefs /Practices, Art, Social Groups (religion, social classes, education, and sports), and Communication.  Culture is a way of life which people learn from their parents and ancestors.  The students’ project identified the culture of a country of…

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Northport K-8 students celebrate National Novel Writing Month

Northport K-8 Northstar students in grades six, seven and eight under the direction of instructor Kathy White celebrated November as National Novel Writing Month.  The project involves amateur and professional writers from all over the world.  The Young Writer’s program allows students to choose their own word goal.  Mrs. White’s Gifted and Enriched students wrote…

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