Students from West Gate K-8 were recently visited by Rick Bender, a cancer survivor. Rick is a motivational speaker who shares his story of surviving throat cancer after losing a section of his face to illustrate the dangers of spitless tobacco. He had the students captivated with his personal story and the information he imparted about…Details
As part of participating in The Great American Smoke Out recently, students in the West Gate K-8 SWAT chapter created and unveiled a pledge board filled with pledges from friends and loved ones who promised to quit smoking for a day. This was in conjunction with the monthly Tobacco Free Partnership meeting that was hosted…Details
F.K. Sweet technology teacher Michelle Adrian is busy helping third grade students Jakissia Wheeler and Kamryn Gardner create a holiday wish list while using Desk Top Publishing. Students use this program throughout the year for publishing stories and writing letters. Students this year are also enjoying using Quizlet.com for multiplication practice.
Second graders Junior Edmond, Miles Biglin, and Alessandra Martinez in Julia Melville’s second grade class at F.K. Sweet Elementary are using base ten blocks while learning to subtract with regrouping. Go Math emphasizes the daily use of manipulatives to help students use a hands on approach for mastery of math skills.
The Rivers Edge Elementary student canned food drive was a huge success! The food was distributed to many families and everyone was grateful for the help during the holiday season. Pictured, from left, are students from Sandra Foley’s fourth grade class Esbeydy Dumas, Pasquale Giallongo, Derrick Brooks, Kayla Mayes and Megan Dugan.
Jonathan Colon and Bakari Mosley, fourth grade students in Kim Yoder’s class at F.K. Sweet Elementary, are working together on solving long division problems with remainders. What’s with the socks? It is an easy and fast way to wipe the white boards after checking over their work.
Second grade students in Traci Lott’s class at F.K. Sweet Elementary are busy identifying vowel digraphs at a word work center during the Daily Literacy Routine. From left, Dylan Rizzo, Preston Zinter, Benjamin Nissinoff, Abbey Brosnihan, and Feliciano Jean are enjoying working together as a team.
Do you have fond memories of sitting in a circle and being read to in the school library? Not too much has changed as kindergartners prepare to listen to a new book, Library Lily, read by F. K. Sweet Elementary school media specialist Jeanie DuPell.
Northport K-8 students in Georgia Stone’s sixth grade class enjoy a unique PBS or Positive Behavior Support activity. Students are using critical thinking skills, following directions and team building techniques to produce an authentic product. After viewing Mrs. Stone modeling crocheting techniques, reading exact directions and getting the yarn and hooks together and understanding the…Details
The student council of St. Lucie Elementary recently held a food drive to benefit the Harvest Food and Outreach Center. Jakob Warren, Ramon Aguilar and Yasmin Enriquez from Holly Stephen’s first grade class proudly display canned goods their class collected.