The Allapattah Flats K8 girls volleyball team recently participated in the district tournament and finished as 2011-2012 district runner-ups. Congratulations and great job to the super six, Ryleigh Veith, Shannon Braessler, Valerie Trujillo, Gabby Bather, Madeline Lawson, Tiara Evans and Coach Justin Allen.
Four outstanding employees have been selected at Allapattah Flats K8 for their dedication and effort to the school, students and district and they will represent the school in the annual employee recognition program. The employees are reportedly irreplaceable, committed to the students, staff and community, and truly make a difference each day.]Pictured, from left, are Melissa Nelson, School Related Employee of the Year, Mary Ellen…Details
Parents of first grade students at Allapattah Flats K8 listen attentively as Craig Perry from Huntington Learning Center gives a “Homework Helper” presentation. Mr. Perry explained the importance of having a special place to do homework, how to handle your child’s frustration with homework, and reinforced the importance of parents working with teachers as partners in…Details
Second grade students’ behavior in Sherrie McLemore’s class is reinforced through the “Gift Giving Tree.” As the students are following the PBS school-wide expectations of Responsibility, Safety and Respect they receive positive praise and are given a Gator Buck. When they receive two Gator Bucks they may trade them in for a gift ticket which go…Details
First graders at Allapattah Flats K-8 enjoyed a visit from the Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast to learn about nutrition and healthy eating habits. Students learned about the food pyramid, healthy eating, and the importance of exercise. Isabelle Veloz, from Ann Hartman’s first grade class, enjoyed making her very own yogurt parfait with the help of Joyce…Details
As more holidays approach, first graders in Ann Hartman’s and Pamela Owens’ classes reflect back on a special event they enjoyed at Thanksgiving. Last month first graders recited poetry, shared what they were thankful for, and had a fantastic Thanksgiving Feast with their friends and family. First graders and their parents enjoying the delicious feast, from…Details
Students in Jody Horton’s fourth grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementary School have been learning about the native tribes of Florida. Students created dioramas on either the Calusa, Apalachee, Timucua, Tequesta, or Tocobaga tribes. They also wrote summaries about the tribe that included where they lived and their customs. Pictured, from left, are Owen Biglin, Halle Daube, Kyla Pata,…Details
Mariposa Elementary School recently held its second Read to Succeed night. Assistant Principal Sandra Bushby, pictured, presented reading strategies and tips for parents to use with their children at home. Afterwards, everyone played Word Bingo, and all students went home with a new book to read! Assistan Principal, Sandra Bushby, presenting some reading strategies to…Details
Fort Pierce Westwood High School JROTC cadets recently visited Palm Beach Atlantic University for annual Leadership Day. The Cadets were amazed by the campus life, the buildings where classes are held, and the attractive and convenient location of the school. They were afforded the opportunity to talk to some of the professors and the Professor of Military Science (ROTC) and…Details
Mariposa Elementary School third grade students recently received an early present! The Sunset Rotary Club of Port St. Lucie visited the school and distributed dictionaries to over 120 students, and shared some songs and dictionary games with the students. Pictured are Rotarians Lenny and Vickie Lloyd entertaining the students.