Westwood Raider Consistency

On October 29th, Fort Pierce Westwood hosted its Annual Raider Meet. This was the second competition of the year for Westwood’s Raider Team. Eight teams competed, each having sub-teams for a total of  fifteen teams. These teams represented area high schools ranging from Okeechobee to Santaluces. There were three categories, each one stacked with heavy…

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Westwood’s Criminal Justice Students Tour Emergency Operations Center

Fort Pierce Westwood High School’s Criminal Justice students toured the St. Lucie County Emergency Operations Center. This tour was hosted by St. Lucie County officials and the St. Lucie County Human Resources Department. Students gained insightful information on potential careers and how to utilize their industry certification starting this summer! Students are excited and looking…

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What is Autism?

April is Autism Awareness Month which provides outstanding opportunities to increase our knowledge, understanding, acceptance, and appreciation of Autism as well as all levels of disabilities, and thus continue our efforts to promote inclusionary environments for Students with Disabilities. SLPS staff and students are wearing blue each Friday in April. What is Autism? (AutismSociety.Org) What…

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What is the oxygen level of water?

Students from Nardi Routten’s fourth grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementary recently enjoyed an unique  learning experience at Blind Creek Park. Students rotated through four different activities: seining, beach clean-up, water testing, and mangrove planting/measuring.  Jennifer Fleschner, a  parent volunteer helped Jason Moore and Annamarie Brosnihan test the river water for oxygen levels.  The students concluded…

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