Palm Pointe teachere Joanne Hilhorst proudly accepts a $2,000 check representing a grant she earned presented to her by Kathy McKenzie of AT&T and St. Lucie County Education Foundation president Michael Waninger. The grant was given to Mrs. Hilhorst and her biotechnology classes to create a phone application for the school. Students are very excited to…Details
Congratulations to the Samuel Gaines Academy spelling bee winners. Pictured, from left, is third place winner, sixth grade student Marisol Aguilar, second place winner, eighth grade student Destiny Gamble, Principal Carolyn Wilkens, and first place winner, seventh grade student Jeremiah Flores.
The media center at Southport Middle School hosted a book swap coordinated by Mary Kurtz-Seiden and Angela Mas. Students were able to bring in a new or gently used novel and swap from a variety of high interest new scholastic books. Popcorn and lemonade were served as students were given the opportunity to discuss the novels…Details
Elementary grades physical education classes at Allapattah Flats K8 has completed a unit on scooters. Students enjoyed scooter races, played scooter basketball and scooter hockey. The students improved arm and leg strength, coordination and spacial awareness and are now working on improving the 1 mile run/walk for the Presidential fitness challenge. Pictured, from left, are…Details
Southport Middle School received funds for the first wave of books to update the Media Center with new and high interest information for students. Corrine Earley and her husband Jim of Earley Learning Systems Inc. spent some time at Southport helping to shelve about 20 boxes full of new books. Pictured, from left, are Anita…Details
Students in Eric Redding’s second grade at Allapattah Flats K8 class made peanut butter and jelly sandwiches as a culminating activity for their Expository Writing Unit. This activity focused on using specific details and descriptions in writing. Students were asked to list the steps to make the sandwich, and then were invited up to try…Details
Windmill Point Elementary School was visited by storyteller Donna Washington who joined students recently for two special assemblies. Mrs. Washington resides in North Carolina and travels to schools to tell her wonderful stories. Pictured, from left standing, are Nazare Moore, Ms. Washington, and Dawkins Lormejuste. Seated from left, are Kailey Jocelyn, Morgan Mack, and Talia Ricketts.
Samuel S. Gaines Academy fourth grade teacher Barbara Bennett asked Superintendent Michael Lannon and other prominent local residents to come in and read to the fourth graders to celebrate Black History Month. Pictured is Mr. Lannon reading the book Follow the Drinking Gourd and talked about Black History Month. Students gathered in the hallway to listen…Details
Students in Nardi Routten’s fourth grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementary School presented a check for over $500 to the mosquito control and marine and coastal management services to buy a sensor machine to help track sea turtles at the February 14, 2012 St. Lucie County School Board meeting. The students had entered into the Disney Planet…Details
Calvary Compassion Church members, a group of caring Treasure Hunters, will be recognized by the Board for a variety of contributions. They organized three huge events for Garden City Elementary, C.A. Moore Elementary and the families of Big Brothers/Big Sisters. They successfully put on a wonderful Fall Festival for families that was held on October 22,…Details