The Fort Pierce Central JROTC Cobra Battalion recently enjoyed a Family Night, when parents and cadets come together and parents get the opportunity to see their children receive awards for his or her endeavors. Awards were given for Community Service, Leadership Education and Training (LET) Level attained, Student Government, Varsity and JV Sports, Perfect Attendance, Honor Roll,…Details
Principals from St. Lucie County Public Schools annually donate toys for the holidays for the Boys and Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County clubhouses. The annual campaign was initiated by retired longtime principal Charles Cuomo many years ago. Pictured, from left, are Parkway Elementary School principal Ucola Barrett-Baxter, St. Lucie West Centennial High School principal…Details
Northport K-8 seventh grade students in Karen Nystrom’s civics classes welcomed St. Lucie County Commissioner Chris Dzadovsky recently to help delve further into the issue of homelessness in St. Lucie County. After an extended amount of project research, Mr. Dzadovsky focused the students on resources available in the county for people who are dealing with homelessness. …Details
The Samuel Gaines Academy soccer team competed at the recent district tournament at Fort Pierce Central High School. The Colts proudly represented their school as they shut out two of their opponents on their way to the semi-finals for a second straight year. Led by Captains Jesus Gil, Pablo Luna, and Gustavo Salgado, the Colts were eliminated just one…Details
Gaines Academy kindergartners recently went on a field trip to Fire Station # 1 in Fort Pierce. Pictured are Luis Guerrero-Rivas and Alejandro Cano from Jennifer Denise’s class exploring Engine # 1, getting the feel of what it would be like to have a career as a fireman.
Gaines Academy cheerleaders and student council members participated in the Sights and Sounds Parade on Second Street in Fort Pierce recently, and despite the rain fun was had by all. Pictured from left are Taylor Peebles, Storm Santana, A’Treyanna Moore, Principal Carolyn Wilkins, and Asia Jones.
Northport K-8 third graders in Melanie Polascak’s class wrote letters to veterans to commemorate Veteran’s Day. The teacher and students discussed bravery, Americanism, patriotism and the love of America. After the class discussions, Ms. Polascak and her students decided to extend their efforts and work with the Red Cross Holiday Mail For Heroes program and get…Details
Community leaders, businesses, and churches recently joined forces to ensure that children and their families could share a meal this past Thanksgiving. Meals were distributed from Garden City Early Learning Academy to 1207 families, feeding approximately 5,400 individuals. Making the event possible were The Roundtable of Saint Lucie County, Kids at Hope, Garden City Early Learning Academy, Calvary…Details
Fifth grade students in Donald Logue’s science class at F. K. Sweet Elementary School, pictured from left Ethan Yarberry, Taylor Roop, and Ciara Ackenbrack, can explain all about the various body systems, such as digestive, skeletal, resipiratory, and circulatory. Each student created a poster with original drawings and explained the work of that system on…Details
Fifth grade student China Whitehead from Christy Nuccio’s class at F.K. Sweet Elementary School recently won second prize for her essay on the Statue of Liberty. The local VFW sponsored the contest open to all fifth grade students in St. Lucie County.