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Forest Grove Middle School

Forest Grove Middle School is located in St. Lucie County School District,

Forest Grove wins the 2007 Model PBS school award.

The PBS program is a Positive Behavior System to motivate middle school students to want to behave well. Bulldog Bucks are used as incentives. Referrals for past behaviors have decreased 37%

The Exemplary Reading Program Award is sponsored by the International Reading Association to recognize outstanding reading and language arts programs at all grade levels (elementary, middle, and high school). Its purpose is to call the public’s attention to outstanding programs in schools throughout North America. Each participating state and province can choose one winning school a year of outstanding programs in schools throughout North America.

Kids at Hope Universal Truths

We believe all children are capable of success – - no exceptions

Children succeed when:

They are surrounded by adults who believe they can succeed, no exceptions.

They have meaningful and sustainable relationships with caring adults.

They can articulate their future in four domains rather than one.

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Science Bowl Winners

Forest Grove Middle team on to regional science bowl

rove Science Bowl WinnersA team of four students from Forest Grove Middle School, coached by science teacher Colleen Wilson, won the Title I Middle School Science Bowl held recently at the Stem Center at the Indian River State College campus in St Lucie West. Pictured, from left, are students Dustin Vanderpool, Vincent Rappa, Samantha Doohan, and Brandon Payen, with Wilson. The team will now compete at the state regional Middle School Science Bowl in Brevard County March 8.



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Forest Grove Middle School bowls for kids

Staff from Forest Grove Middle School participated in the recent Big Brothers, Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake fund-raiser event.FGMS-bowling-300x200 Participants caught by the paparazzi at the event, are back row, from left, Daniela Markowitz, Liz Clark, Terrance Barriner, Jennifer Stuart, Leigh Bretherick, and Terry Davis. Front row, from left, are Katina Barriner, Terry Shepkosky, Doris Follweiler, Linda Doss, and Leslie Parker-Earll. Front center is Vernetta Sanders.

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Forest Grove wins 1st place in MLK Parade

Trophies go to MLK parade winners

Trophies were awarded for the winning entries in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemmorative Committee parade on January 21, 2013, in Fort Pierce. First, second and third place, plus winners of special judges’ awards, were presented. Pictured, front row kneeling, are Jerrime Shells of Forest Grove Middle School with its first place trophy for the middle school division , and Principal Todd Smith of Fort Pierce Central High School with the first place trophy for the high school category. Second row, from left, are Assistant Principal Kim Smith with the Overall Floating Trophy awarded to Fort Pierce Magnet School of the Arts, Lilliam Athill with the first place trophy for Fort Pierce Magnet School of the Arts for the K-8 division, Barbara Bennett and Principal Juanita Wright of F. K. Sweet Elementary with the second place elementary division and Chairman of Judges Trophy, Assistant Principal Pat Gascoigne of Fairlawn Elementary with the first place trophy for the elementary school category, and School Board Chairman Debbie Hawley. Back row, from left, are Principal Terry Davis and Assistant Principal Latasha Scurry of Forest Grove Middle School, Superintendent Michael Lannon, Fairlawn Elementary School principal Marcia Cully, Rivers Edge assistant principal and committee chairperson Andrew McIntosh, committee member Dianne Williams, and Assistant Superintendent Dr. Mark Rendell.

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Forest Grove team wins middle school science bowl

Twelve teams from six Title One Schools competed against each other in a science bowl competition at Westwood High School’s Marine Oceanographic Academy and FAU-Harbor Branch Oceanographic Center on Saturday, February 16th. The competition was a Jeopardy-style competition were two teams competed against each other in each match. Questions in the subjects of physical science, life science, earth and space science and mathematics were asked. Two types of questions were used including individual toss questions as well as team-answered bonus questions. Teams from Allapattah Flats K-8, Dan McCarty School, Forest Grove Middle School, Ft. Pierce Magnet School of the Arts, Southern Oaks Middle School, Southport Middle School were represented in the competition. Excitement filled the air as the final match between Southport Middle School and Forest Grove Middle School ended in a tie and had to be decided by a five question tie-breaker round. Members of the winning team, from left, are Dillon Griggs, Dustin Vanderpool, Vincent Rappa, Samantha Doohan, Krysta Burchard and Coach Colleen Wilson.

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Forest Grove Middle reading leaders rewarded by book store

The following Bulldogs are to be congratulated for being reading leaders this 2012 school year! These students traveled to the Barnes & Noble Bookseller in Jensen Beach. In order to be invited, students either were top Reading Counts point earners for their grade, or participated as a panelist for their grade in the March Battle of the Books event. Students were Christen Bailey, Sydney Rankin, Hannah Catlett, Geneva Deckert, Genesis Gibson, Derrick Davis, Jessica Hoyt, Zach Roach, Alton Mills, Mark Marin, Hikaru Kurasawa, Lyzberthe Chery, Ilee Fagarass, Ashley Dorvilias, Abigail Peterson, Jada Williams, Noah Dale, Fredline Beauge, Kerry Oreo, Kyle Thomas, Bobbi Goff, Ivy Spivey, Erasto Quintana, and Austin Baumann. Pictured with the students are reading teacher Melodee Hickman, far left, and literacy coach Suzan Eshleman, far right.

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