Recently third grade students in Barbara Whellams’ class at F.K. Sweet Elementary celebrated with a how-to event. Students were given a how-to book of their choice to read. Upon completion, students were asked to write down the directions sequentially and in their own words. Kayla Jungjohan, Julian Nunez, and Ajeya Adams take a break to enjoy…Details
Junior volunteers and former F. K. Sweet Elementary students Callie Zheng and Amelia Nelson are ace librarians when it comes to working in Barbara Whellams’ classroom library after school. They check book tubs to make sure books are returned correctly, sort out duplicates, and then lexile each book. With well over 5,000 books, lots of assistance is…Details
Pictured from left, Abbie Newbern, Mylee Moreno, Shinese Saintil, and Maryanne Logsdon, students in Donald Logue’s fifth grade class at F. K. Sweet Elementary, display the vocabulary posters they created. The posters illustrated the meanings of various vocabulary words from their unit on solids, liquids, and gases.
Students in Kasey Ascani’s second grade class at F. K. Sweet Elementary are using their knowledge gained from a field trip to the Fort Pierce Historical Museum to construct dioramas for the St. Lucie County Fair’s school exhibit. During the trip, students learned about life in St. Lucie County during the 1800’s. James Ewing, Samia Ahmed, and Luis…Details
Floresta Elementary School’s Family Learning Night was held recently. Dignity Memorial Escape School, a nationally recognized child abduction prevention program, was presented by George Seliga from Aycock Funeral Home. The program is designed to empower children by teaching escape strategies in a fun, non-threatening manner. Over 50 parents and students attended to learn how to escape…Details
Black History recognition sparkled at Northport K-8 School recently. Principal Glenn Rustay gave opening remarks to students and faculty with a short story prepared by student Rubenson Charles called “If There Were No Black People.” The Northport K-8 band conducted by Derrick Williams played “Mercy,Mercy, Mercy”. The Northport choir ensemble directed by Shirley Lyons performed…Details
Kari McIntyre’s kindergarten class at Mariposa Elementary School learned about the characteristics of penguins. The students wrote about what they eat, where they live, and what they look like. The students’ final project was creating their own penguins. Richard Roth demonstrates his creativity with his penguin waving hello.
Northport K-8 School Senior Volunteer of the Year and district representative for Senior Volunteers Bill Arnold was one of the shining stars of the recognition event planned by district volunteer coordinator Susan Helms-Smith. Mr. Arnold’s work at Northport K-8 was highlighted and backdropped by a wonderful series of video clips of the work he has accomplished…Details
Northport physical education instructors Linda Walker, Kim Kanada Graff, Daryn Ploeckelman, James Hebb, Kevin Fess and Ryan Carpenter promoted camaraderie and collegial interactions as they modeled for students not only the joy of jumping rope but promoting jumping rope for an excellent cause. Students and PE teachers raised well over $3000 for Jump Rope For…Details
Dr. Laura Woodworth, Northport K-8 science instructor, tweaked seventh grade student Grace Buzziz’s interest and provoked an in depth home learning project as Grace surprised Dr. Woodworth with an active and scientifically correct volcano. Grace modeled her volcano with running lava and answered detailed questions from classmates about her scientific inquiry. Grace urged her classmates to start…Details