Students in Crystal Carrington and Bridget Valinote’s seventh grade classes were excited to attend a field trip to Rave Cinema to see the new movie The Hunger Games. Students had just finished reading the book in their reading class, so they were able to extend their learning by comparing and contrasting elements of the book to the…Details
Southern Oaks Middle School sixth grade students recently received small group instruction for reading in preparation for the upcoming FCAT. Southern Oaks media center’s Cathy Odom and Kim Johnson organized the event for the students. Sixth grade students from Cathy Ciccarelli’s and Kevin McInerney’s classes participated in the rotation. Students were placed in groups of five…Details
Students from Desiree Miller’s first grade class at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition are seen holding up posters they made for cafeteria manager Nancy DeGuzman, pictured with the students. Students participated in the Walk-A-Thon with proceeds going to the Relay for Life team which helps the American Cancer Society.
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