Mentor Dorothy Stuber in Barbara Whellams’ third grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementary shared with the students news about her recent cruise through the Panama Canal. The children were interested in all aspects of the cruise,especially hearing that the ship, Queen Victoria, weighed 70,000 tons. Dorothy also gave each child a “lucky” coin as a remembrance of her…Details
F.K. Sweet students from grades kindergarten through fifth participated in a three day cheer camp held by Lincoln Park Academy varsity cheerleaders. The students were taught cheers, jumps, and dances. Students ended camp with a performance at the high school varsity basketball half-time show.
Dr. Donna Devlin from FAU spoke to Nardi Routten’s fourth grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementaryabout Bio-Diversity. Dr. Devlin is heading a mangrove restoration project where different genotypes of mangroves are planted, and testing whether or not different genotypes grow better in a mixed group or in a similar group. Mangrove restoration is taking place…Details
Kamryn Gardner and Morgan Busby show off their laurel wreaths while studying ancient Greece. Students in Stacey Johnson’s third grade RTI Enrichment group at F.K. Sweet Elementary are learning about the contributions of this ancient civilization to our modern society. Students discovered the roots of democracy and the Olympic Games. They enjoyed learning about the gods and…Details
The celebration began with teachers dressing up as pirates, and reading the second school wide read aloud of “Treasure Island”. Book trailers were run on WSPM Channel 2 News. Students were given materials to make book marks which would include content from the read aloud. The week ended with a book swap held in the Media Center. Students were encouraged to…Details
A representative of the American Cancer Society expressed appreciation to the St. Lucie County Public Schools that were instrumental in the Society’s Relay for Life and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraising events. Community Representative Daniel Regis, right, presented a glass plaque to Superintendent Michael Lannon, left, and School Board chairman Carol Hilson at the January…Details
Northport K8 School is proud to have close affiliation with the St. Lucie County School District’s Hispanic Advisory Council. Pictured are Gloria Arana, parent and member of Centro San Juan Diego, Linda Tapia, host of Que Pasa St. Lucie and recruiter for Federal Programs, Title I, III and Migrant Education and Benigna Montenegro, assistant principal…Details
Staff in the Media Center at Mariposa Elementary celebrated Literacy Week by creating posters from favorite childrens’ books. Students visiting the center were asked to draw scenes depicting a character or event from the storybook. Posters will be on display throughout the school. Pictured is student Andy Gonzalez.
Three teachers were surprised the morning of January 26, 2012, when an entourage led by Superintendent Michael Lannon, school board members, district administrators and representatives of the St. Lucie County Education Foundation visited their classrooms to announce their selection as finalists for the 2013 St. Lucie County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. The finalists are: Karen-Lee Crosby,…Details
Bayshore Elementary School invited community and school district members to read to students during Celebrate Literacy Week. Students in Annette Hawkins’ kindergarten classroom were excited to have St. Lucie County School Board vice chairman Debbie Hawley visit their classroom to read.