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Willie Gary Visits

Willie Gary Visits

With much pomp, circumstance and practice, Northport students gave local hero, Attorney Willie Gary a welcome fit for a “Giant Killer!”  Cheerleaders, flags, Northport band and student ambassadors led Attorney Gary to the school gymnasium to be seated on the dias along with Saint Lucie County School Board chairwomen, Dr. Donna Mills, principal, Glenn Rustay, program coordinator, Diane Reynolds Crumpton, program emcee, DeLacy...

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Port St. Lucie Mayor Visits

Port St. Lucie Mayor Visits

It was a sincere pleasure to host Port Saint Lucie Mayor, Greg Oravec recently at the school’s sixth Student Leadership Summit.  The mayor fielded a variety of questions from sixth grade Sharks students and interacted with the large group of students for nearly two hours.  The Leadership Summits, held in the school’s Media Center, have been host to Florida State Representative, Gayle Harrell, SLC school board member, Deborah...

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Celebrate Literacy

Celebrate Literacy

Northport K-8 School was so pleased to participate with hundreds of other schools across Saint Lucie County and the state of Florida in the annual “Celebrate Literacy, Florida” initiative.  Northport students were able to participate in a wide array of events including, “Buddy Reading Day” where students partnered with younger or older children to read, “Reading Rocks, Crazy Socks Day”, “Drop...

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Cultivating Leaders

Cultivating Leaders

Middle grades students at Northport K-8 School have been working diligently on learning how to build strong leadership skills.  Through a series of guest community leaders, students are learning to generate and pose deeper level questions about a variety of topics and to dig deeper and get into a more provocative atmosphere of questioning.  Students have asked extended, well thought out questions of each guest and then have been...

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Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee

Northport K-8 School is pleased that we can announce our 2015 Spelling Bee champion.  Our first place winner is eighth grade Northstar student, Ashley Quijada who was submitted by instructor, Nick Carey.  Ashley will represent Northport at the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee on March 14 at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center.  The competition went five rounds with the winning word as “epoch.”  Students withstood intense pressure...

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Science Fair

Science Fair

Northport K-8 students in grades six through eight participated in the Northport  Science Fair recently.  The young scientists entered projects in eight categories.  The projects integrated scientific thinking and processes with literacy, writing and mathematics.  Students researched and developed a problem statement which had real world applications, wrote cited background research reports, formulated a testable and quantifiable...

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Holiday Celebrations

Holiday Celebrations

Northport K-8 School Choral and Band Departments under the direction of Brian Hoce and Thomas Conner offered a variety of musical performances to showcase the hard work and the talents of music students from grades three through eight.  The students practiced and honed their musical prowess to offer programs at the school and in the community.  The students kicked off their productions at Bass Pro Shop with a beautiful late afternoon...

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