Northport K-8 students welcomed two St. Lucie County School Board members recently to discuss the school boards views on the issue of homelessness in St. Lucie County. The students heard much information about the issue for their seventh grade required Project Citizen research class. Pictured is school board vice chairman Debbie Hawley, who along with board…Details
Staff from the Hobe Sound Nature Center recently visited the fifth grade students from Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition and did a presentation on animal adaptations and food webs. They demonstrated with their Birds of Prey animal collection. The students got to dissect owl pellets. The discussion showed the different things that were…Details
First and second grade students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition enjoy shopping for books in the library in the Rocket Reader Store. Students can use 20 rocket fuel dollars to purchase books in the store. This is for all students in grades K-8 and is open different days for different age groups. Pictured, from left,…Details
Third grade students in Janet Baraniak’s class performed a readers theater during Bayshore Elementary’s Barnes and Noble Bookfair and Family Day. Alicia Roberts, left, and Thomas Papakalodoukas act out a scene from The True Story of Kamishiba.
Bayshore Elementary School students in third, fourth and fifth grade are participating in the Sunshine State Young Readers Awards Program. This is a statewide program that is designed to motivate students to read high interest, contemporary literature. Pictured is Cassandra Fess’ third grade student Sergio Miranda showing off the sunshine he earned after reading Beastologist.
A talented group of district staff carolers roamed the halls at the school district offices recently spreading holiday cheer. Pictured, kneeling, are Wanda Wilson, left, IT, and Toni Thompson, Human Resources. Standing, from left, are Allison Romero-Michel, Student Records, Janice Williams, Human Resources, John Earnhardt, ESE, Rowena McGallagher and Ronald Barr, Human Resources. …Details
Science experiments are underway during Angella Bennett’s science resource class at Gaines Academy. Fifth grade students took a sixteen ounce bottle and put baking soda and vinegar in it, added a balloon on the top of the bottle which inflated due to the chemical reaction. Pictured, from left, are students from Saphir St. Louis class Hope…Details
First grade students from Lyndsey Matheny’s class at Gaines Academy built a volcano during Angella Bennett’s science resource class. Miranda Resendiz explained the experiment of creating a volcano using modeling clay, adding baking soda and red food coloring, and lastly vinegar, which caused the liquid to come out of the volcano! Pictured, from left, are Miranda Resendiz,…Details
Students Jovante Briggs and Jonathan Derinor from Jackie Kendall’s sixth grade second period math class at Gaines Academy were given the task of creating a math game using all of the skills they had learned this year. The boys created the game, as well as the rules, game cards, and pieces. They were then asked to test the game…Details
Four Gaines Academy students participated in the recent Fort Pierce Elks Lodge #1520 Basketball Hoop Shoot free throw contest, all of whom “placed” and received a trophy! Three of these students will have the opportunity to participate in the District Hoop Shoot Contest on January 7th in Lake Placid. Scholarship money may be awarded to these students because of their participation. Pictured, from…Details