Fifth grade Francis K. Sweet Elementary School student Rida Ahmed emerged as the champion speller for the second consecutive year in the 2012 St. Lucie County Spelling Bee, winning on the word bromeliad. Second place went to Northport K8 School seventh grade student Jared Diago, and in third place was fourth grade WestGate K8 School student…Details
Port St. Lucie High School junior Jonathan Lane won first place in the documentary portion of the school-based History Fair. Lane’s documentary titled “Building St. Lucie County’s Future” featured interviews with St. Lucie County School District leaders, l including Superintendent Mike Lannon and Associate Superintendent Dr. Owen Roberts. Pictured is Superintendent Lannon addressing students during the…Details
Students in grades kindergarten through fifth grade at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition dressed up as their heroes for a donation of $1.00 for the American Heart Association. This is an organization the school helps each year. This was one of several events planned to help this worthwhile cause. Pictured are students in…Details
Forest Grove Middle school students recently spent a week “Shining a Light on Reading” in celebration of literacy. The soft lamplight provided great atmosphere for reading their favorite books. From left, students Elijah VanDenHam, Kevin Duan and Joseph Serafini from Charlene Carter’s reading class are engrossed in reading their books by lamplight.
Approximately 50 students recenlty enjoyed a pizza lunch with principal Debra Snyder at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition. Students spent their hard earned “rocket fuel” to have the honor of eating with the principal. This is part of the PBS (Positive Behavior Support) program used at the school. Way to go Rockets and keep…Details
Melissa Bonet’s kindergarten students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition celebrated Valentine’s Day in style! The letters Q and U got married and agreed to stay together and make words. The entire class participated in the ceremony. The officiate for the ceremony was second grade teacher Lorrie Rudzinski. The celebration wasn’t complete without…Details
Townes Pagano in Laurie Boyer’s third grade class at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition created an awesome bottle biography of President Grover Cleveland. Students were asked to create these bottles as part of their President’s Project in honor of President’s Day.
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