Students in Maria Nunez’s fourth grade class at Mariposa Elementary are studying magnetism by exploring the properties of various materials that respond to a magnetic field. As part of their experiment, students were given magnets, a compass, string and paper clips to investigate magnetism. The activity included magnetizing a paperclip by scratching the surface of a…Details
Lawnwood Elementary’s PBS program allows students who have earned 100 in “loot” to be principal of the day. Pictured, from left, are several students who were principal for the day, Charles Weems, Brittany Hernandez, and Graciela Garcia.
Lawnwood Elementary recently celebrated Spirit Week. Students, faculty, and staff had a blast with the different daily themes. Pictured here are some silly students from Colleen Hawkes’ third grade class on Wacky Day. Bottom row, from left, Nicarus Smith, Jennelius Albury, Ana Cardenas, Orion Hall, and Agustin Sanchez. Top row, from left, Demetra Nicholson, Maria Mendez, Lesli Andaracua, Colleen…Details
Kindergartners at F.K. Sweet Elementary wrapped up their unit on fairy tales by having a Fairy Tale Feast. Students loved tasting delicious treats as they engaged in lessons on several of their favorite stories. Classes enjoyed snacks such as pigs in a blanket for the Three Little Pigs, Snow White’s applesauce, and gingerbread cookies for the…Details
Northport K-8 teachers are celebrated by administration, staff and students for the month of May during Teachers Appreciation Week! Teachers will be treated to a special luncheon provided by the PTO and a special board was made by parent volunteer Jackie Weir to honor teachers. Students wrote notes to teachers to be put into a…Details
F.K. Sweet Elementary third grade students recently visited the IRSC Planetarium. Teacher Marla Liberatore had earned a field trip grant that provided enough funding for students in all seven third grade classes could attend. Waiting to enter the planetarium, from left, are students Angelica Villalobos, Jessie Rezac, Timothy Chaill, Jacon Bartkowiak, and Darnisha Forestal.
The United Way of St. Lucie County presented awards for the 2012 campaign at the May 8, 2012, meeting of the St. Lucie County School Board for the campaign that netted over $55,700. The awards included: Highest Student Campaign, Elementary, Lakewood Park; K-8, Palm Pointe Educational Research School at Tradition; and High School, Tresure Coast High…Details
Food and Nutrition Services school staff recently attended the Florida School Nutrition Association Conference to receive training in all areas of its Child Nutrition Program. Two St. Lucie Schools employees were recognized for their efforts in improving the nutrition environment at their schools. Eileen Kielbasa, second from the right on the front row, kneeling, at Southport…Details
Students Michelle Graci’s language arts classes at Mariposa Elementary have been reading and learning how to write poetry. They all wrote poems to enter the Young Writers of America Contest. The students had a choice of three different topics from which they could choose: WWhat My Family Means to Me”, “The World as I See It”,…Details
Floresta Elementary School science resource teacher Mollie Mukhamedov has been recognized by the Executive Director of the National Energy Education Development (NEED) Project Board of Directors and staff for her outstanding energy education project. Additionally, Floresta Elementary School was selected Florida Elementary School of the Year and also elementary finalist at the national level. Mrs. Mukhamedov and her students…Details