Treasure Coast Newspapers 01/16/2011
judges to ask questions about their science projects. Emily Miller-Roach’s soda bomb ended up drenching her. Joel Garcia found salt water boils faster than fresh water. Estephanie Salgado’s results for which perfume lasts longest was Imari.
SCHOOL from 17A Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and proposed three different solutions to help kids from ages 6 months to 16 years old try and live a normal life or at least as much as possible while dealing with the condition. SAMUEL S. GAINES ACADEMY
Sixth-grade reading teacher Tahira Jackson recognizes students for reading 30 minutes each day during the winter break for the 100 Book Challenge: Ket Lanoix; Jameka White; Monique Williams; Selena Millan; Peterson Gaston; Stephanie Destile; Gabrielle Maccarone; Bethanie Jacquin; Taylor Carroll; Daniel Guzman; Nicole Thomas; Zachary Harris; Michaela Kelly; Stanlie Rene; Eddie Bowles; Luis Villa; and Tyrieke Wesley. Middle-schoolers tried out for basketball and soccer. Names will be announced soon. Student Council is helping Coach Remmes-Smith with a fundraiser for a game room. Student Council is saving its fundraising money to put on an after-school dance. No school Jan 17. Benchmarks, Jan. 18-20. There will be a PTO meeting Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. in the audeteria. Early-out Jan. 20 and no school Jan. 21 for teacher workday. Science Fair project will be judged Jan. 11. Look for information regarding middleschool exams, performance matters testing, Martin Luther King parade, and the spelling bee. We have had a great start with the 100 Book Challenge in grades 3-8. Jesse Ponzo recognizes the SGA Color Guard, who will be in the Martin Luther King parade: Yanida Mendoza, Tashawna Thomas, Malissa Fils-Aime, MaiKayla Champion, Ronesha Wilkins,Kaila Wiseman, Megan Klaessen, Hayley Warner and Jasmin Williams. SOUTHPORT MIDDLE
On Jan. 17, Southport is participating in the Martin Luther King parade. It is also a holiday for all! Come out and show your support. Jan. 18, math Benchmarks will be taken by students. Jan. 19 will be science Benchmarks, and Jan. 24 will be writing. Make sure your child arrives at school on time during these testing days. Jan. 20 is an early release day. Jan. 21 there is no school for students, because it is a teacher work day. There
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are only eight weeks until the eighth-grade writing FCAT test and 13 weeks until the reading, math and science FCAT tests. We are focused on quality, engaging instruction in our classrooms! The Parent Teacher Organization will be preparing FCAT grab bags and many hands will be needed! Consider donating your time. Contact Ms. McFadden in the front office and she will help you get involved. WEST GATE K-8
On Jan. 17, please join us as we march in the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade at 9:45 a.m. in Ft. Pierce. Jan. 20 is an early release day, and Jan. 21 there is no school for students. The Student Advisory Council meeting has been scheduled for Jan. 25. The West Gate Middle School Book Club is being organized for those middle school students who like to read and want to discuss their reading. Meetings are before school. Applications with details have been sent home.
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FORT PIERCE CENTRAL HIGH
Junior Civitans will be holding a car wash on Jan. 22 at Advance Auto Parts Midway Road to raise money for the Florida Junior Civitan District Convention.Yearbooks are now on sale for $35 in the media center. Seniors wishing to put an ad in the yearbook need to see Mrs. Gaskin ASAP. The second nine weeks ends Jan. 20. Graduation is June 4, at 8 a.m. at the St. Lucie County Fairgrounds Adams Arena. Ladies must wear white dresses and white shoes. Gentlemen must wear dark slacks, dark shoes and a white shirt with a dark tie. FORT PIERCE WESTWOOD HIGH
The Science Fair was a success at Westwood last week. Under the leadership of Mr. Abuzayda the Science Department chairperson, the students presented their projects to the judges in the media center on Jan. 6. There were 17 catagories in which their projects could fall under. A big thank you to Mrs. Greenberg for the refreshments. Congratulations to Tevin Hill, Mason McBride, Juan Flanders, Sondreka Cromes, Austin Tuckett, all 12th-graders, Scott Riker, 10th grade, and Jarvis Gamble and Eugene Curry, both ninth-graders, for competing in the wrestling Steadwell competition this Friday and Saturday at Treasure Coast,
Jessica Carswell, a fourth-gr tary, works hard trying to so Savanna Ridge Elementary. with Coach Calzadilla. The Vet Department has been very busy. Before winter break they had a presentation with the Busch Wildlife sanctuary, regarding birds of prey. Also in the vet assisting I class they have welcomed a small mouse family to the class which will help them study pocket pets and their nutrition. IRSC ADULT HIGH SCHOOL
IRSC Adult High School began Spring Term A on Jan. 5 with 10 additional students. Many students earned high marks in the fall semester and are now enrolled in dual enrollment classes for the Spring Term. The 10 new adult high school students took the BE learning styles assessment and met wit Lorraine Coughlin of the IRSC Educator Preparation Institute for instruction on interpreting the results of the assessment.
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