St. Lucie West K8 eighth grade science teacher Debra Quintero has been selected to present at the 2012 National Science Teachers Conference in Indianapolis in April. Pictured are Ms. Quintero and Todd Hilgendorff, of Farnsworth Middle School, Guiderland, New York, who will share a series of lessons based on their experiences working with marine researchers in…Details
Dean Debborah Estrada and Assistant Principal Latricia Thompson from Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition proudly display their trophy after winning second place for events held during Week of Kindness 2012. This event was sponsored by the Charmettes and Delores Hines came to give them the good news and present the award. Great job…Details
Students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition enjoyed “Twin Day” to help raise money for Relay for Life. The students paid a dollar to dress up as a twin with a friend. Pictured here are a group of third graders who participated and helped raise money for a worthy cause.
Students and staff at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition stand next to their float at the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade. Everyone that helped with the float and walked in the parade had a wonderful time. Thank you to all that participated!
Janet Winikoff from the Humane Society of Vero Beach & Indian River County speaks to seventh grade students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition about sick and neglected animals and about the Humane Society. She did a PowerPoint presentation and answerd questions that students had about pets being neglected because of hard economical…Details
Judges listen to Palm Pointe Educational Research seventh grade students as they present their Project Citizen reports. Project Citizen is a student led class project in which students select a problem in the community and create a public policy addressing it. Students select the problem as a class, research it, come up with two or…Details
It took over 30 rounds to declare the 2012 spelling bee winners at F.K. Sweet Elementary. The best of the spellers from each fourth and fifth grade class recently took stage to spell some very difficult words. In the end, pictured from left, Rida Ahmed emerged as the winner, followed by second place speller Cassie Ackenbrack,…Details
Students in St. Lucie County schools have been learning about bullying in their classrooms. At FK Sweet Elementary, Joe the Biker talked with students at a recent assembly on how to recognize bullying and strategies for dealing with this type of behavior. The children listened intently as Joe talked about his elementary experiences of being…Details
Remember, Celebrate, and Take Action was the theme of the recent Martin Luther King parade. Second place winner in the elementary division from F.K. Sweet Elementary captured all three aspects perfectly with remembering Dr. King’s speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial, while children celebrate by joining hands and uniting in order to take action. Pictured, art teacher…Details
In celebration of Arbor Day, Mariposa Elementary School fourth graders were foresters for a day. The students were able to plant the state tree, Sabal Palm, around the school grounds in hopes to bring awareness of the importance of plants and trees in our environment. At the end of the day, each student was able to take home a Sabal Palm of their…Details