Fort Pierce Westwood High School JROTC cadets recently visited Palm Beach Atlantic University for annual Leadership Day. The Cadets were amazed by the campus life, the buildings where classes are held, and the attractive and convenient location of the school. They were afforded the opportunity to talk to some of the professors and the Professor of Military Science (ROTC) and…Details
Mariposa Elementary School third grade students recently received an early present! The Sunset Rotary Club of Port St. Lucie visited the school and distributed dictionaries to over 120 students, and shared some songs and dictionary games with the students. Pictured are Rotarians Lenny and Vickie Lloyd entertaining the students.
Mariposa Elementary School first grade students went on a field trip to Fire Rescue Station 13 for a fire safety presentation. The students learned important lifesaving tips and fun facts about firefighters. After the presentation the students got an inside look at a fire engine, toured the firefighters’ living quarters, and even got to try…Details
After reading the book Pickle Things by Marc Brown, students in Theresa Delancy’s third grade class at Mariposa Elementary made their own book projects based on food. Some of the titles included Cupcake Things, Squid Things, and Cheese Ball Things. To culminate, the students were able to bring in the food that went with their book and read…Details
The Fort Pierce Central JROTC Cobra Battalion recently enjoyed a Family Night, when parents and cadets come together and parents get the opportunity to see their children receive awards for his or her endeavors. Awards were given for Community Service, Leadership Education and Training (LET) Level attained, Student Government, Varsity and JV Sports, Perfect Attendance, Honor Roll,…Details
Principals from St. Lucie County Public Schools annually donate toys for the holidays for the Boys and Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County clubhouses. The annual campaign was initiated by retired longtime principal Charles Cuomo many years ago. Pictured, from left, are Parkway Elementary School principal Ucola Barrett-Baxter, St. Lucie West Centennial High School principal…Details
Northport K-8 seventh grade students in Karen Nystrom’s civics classes welcomed St. Lucie County Commissioner Chris Dzadovsky recently to help delve further into the issue of homelessness in St. Lucie County. After an extended amount of project research, Mr. Dzadovsky focused the students on resources available in the county for people who are dealing with homelessness. …Details
The Samuel Gaines Academy soccer team competed at the recent district tournament at Fort Pierce Central High School. The Colts proudly represented their school as they shut out two of their opponents on their way to the semi-finals for a second straight year. Led by Captains Jesus Gil, Pablo Luna, and Gustavo Salgado, the Colts were eliminated just one…Details
Gaines Academy kindergartners recently went on a field trip to Fire Station # 1 in Fort Pierce. Pictured are Luis Guerrero-Rivas and Alejandro Cano from Jennifer Denise’s class exploring Engine # 1, getting the feel of what it would be like to have a career as a fireman.
Gaines Academy cheerleaders and student council members participated in the Sights and Sounds Parade on Second Street in Fort Pierce recently, and despite the rain fun was had by all. Pictured from left are Taylor Peebles, Storm Santana, A’Treyanna Moore, Principal Carolyn Wilkins, and Asia Jones.