Fifth Grade is wild for Science

Posted on Sep 28, 2015

untitledThe 5th graders at Mariposa Elementary, in Ms. Kathy Guntow’s class, are investigating the proper use of scientific tools. The students rotate through stations that measure volume, mass, length, time, and temperature. They are also exploring how to use microscopes and hand lenses to complete their science measurement tools activity. Toni Serra, Dylan Baugh, and Crystal Headley are cooperatively working with a classroom scale.

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Mariposa’s Kindergartners honor their Grandparents

Posted on Sep 22, 2015

james and his grandpaKindergarten students honored their grandparents at Mariposa Elementary. They enjoyed their time by reading and drawing together. The grandparents and their child completed a book together and shared stories. Afterwards, the children and their grandparents enjoyed lunch together. James Hiner with his Grandfather, from Mrs. Kari McIntyre’s class, enjoyed this special day. It was a beautiful morning shared!

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Dad Take your Child to School Day

Posted on Sep 15, 2015

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Wednesday, September 30 is “Dads take your child to school day”. Please plan to attend from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  Come meet Mr. Logue and your child’s teacher and take the pledge to be involved in your child’s education this school year. There are several fun activities for you to enjoy with your child. We look forward to seeing you for this important and memorable event.

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Parent Academy of St. Lucie County

Posted on Sep 14, 2015


All workshops / classes are FREE, ENGAGING, FUN, AND INTERACTIVE
for parents with minor children in St. Lucie County and are held at the
Parent Academy located at 2940 S. U.S.1, Suite C-12, Fort Pierce (next to Save A Lot)

Parenting Wisely: This 7 session workshop is an excellent resource for parents who are interested in improving their parenting skills. The goal is to provide parents with the skills they need to improve family interactions and improve family communication.

(English) 6:00pm – 7:30pm Tuesdays August 25, September 1,8,15, 22,29 and October 6
(Spanish) 6:00pm- 7:30pm Thursdays August27, September 3,10,17,24, and October 1 and 8

Hands on Banking (English, Spanish, Creole): This 3 session workshop is designed to help you be the best money manager on the planet! Help your children learn about money, savings and banking and learn how to understand and protect your credit. Presented by Wells Fargo.

(English) 5:30pm -7:00pm Wednesdays September 23,30, and October 7

(Spanish) 5:30pm -7:00pm Wednesdays October 21, 28, and November 4

(Creale) 5:30pm- 7:00pm Wednesdays November 18,25, and December 2

Preparation for Citizenship: This 10 session class prepares parents for the naturalization (citizenship) test. Topics covered will include, U.S. History, U.S. Government and Integrated Civics. Instruction will be in English.

9:30am -11:00am •Mondays & Wednesdays September 14, 16, 21,23, 28, 30 & October 5,7, 12,14

Basic Computer Classes: If you are new to computers, don’t worry we can help. This 4 session
class will help you become comfortable with technology in no time.

9:30am -11:30am •Fridays October 2, 9,16 and 23

Parenting in 21st Century: Practicing safety is a must with anyone who goes online, but with kids it is especially important and it will show you how to protect them and talk to them about being safe and responsible. Topics such as teaching kids about internet safety, staying safe from online predators, cyber bullying, using social networks safely, etc.

5:30pm-7:30pm- Wednesdays September 16, December14, March 16, and June 1

English as a Second Language (ESL): Three levels of ESL are offered. Make an appointment for your placement assessment to determine which level is appropriate for you. Please call
772-466•0523 to schedule.

Pre-GED Preparation: Instruction is offered in math, reading, writing, science and social studies to prepare parents to enter the GED program at IRSC. Make an appointment for your placement assessment to determine which level is appropriate for you. Please call
772•466-0523 to schedule.

Register online at or call 772-466•0523

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Mariposa Elementary Receives a Grant

Posted on Sep 14, 2015

IMG_1191At Mariposa Elementary, our very own first grade teacher, Ms. Toni Baptiste, recently received a grant from PetCo for their Pets in the Classroom program!
Her class now has a special addition, Sebastian, a hermit crab, that will help the students learn about animals and their environment. Students will understand that living things have needs to help them grow. This will also provide students a great experience for careful observation to better understand the natural world. Congratulations Ms. Baptiste!

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Title I Parent Information Night

Posted on Aug 31, 2015

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Please mark your calendar
Our annual Title I Parent Information Night will be held on September 24th from 5-6 P.M. in the cafeteria.
We will also discuss upcoming FSA state testing.
(FSA – Florida Standards Assessment)

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