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Egyptian Studies

Egyptian Studies

Students in Georgia Stone’s Sixth Grade World History classes were learning about ancient Egypt. Their learning objective was to understand how the Nile shaped Egypt.  The students learned that the Egyptians valued the afterlife, and the burial tombs were placed on the west side of the Nile River, which was the Land of the Dead.   The students had a week to create a burial chamber (tomb) of an Egyptian with an Egyptian name, three...

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Project Citizen

Project Citizen

Northport K-8 seventh grade students are busily preparing their Project Citizen presentations.  After a semester of research, phone calls, letters and policy studies, students in Mary Ellsworth, Christopher Prusa and Angel Bracero’s civics classes are fine tuning and refining their presentations.  Students selected topics of interest to help raise awareness about hot button issues and learned how to become change agents to help make...

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Celebrating 100 Days

Celebrating 100 Days

Northport K-8 School kindergarteners  in Shana Cicio, Kara McNair, Nancy Yost, Melody Nieves and Tiffany Tredor’s classes celebrated being 100 days smarter recently by giving a big “Hip Hip Hooray!” to a “One Hundred Days” celebration. Students and teachers collaborated by reading the book “100 Day Worries” by Margery Cuyler.  Students also made “100 Day trail mix” with 100...

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Science Fair

Science Fair

Northport K-8 middle grades students made great strides in research techniques and effectively followed the scientific method as the school based Science Fair came to a conclusion.  Sixty-two students were selected to display their projects that were evaluated as “highly effective” science projects in the Northport Media Center.  A wide array of projects were on display covering multiple categories such as botany, earth...

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National Mentors Month

National Mentors Month

Northport K-8 School is celebrating right along with schools, clubs and businesses across the nation this month in honoring January as National Mentors Month. The motto for this special month nationwide is “Be Someone Who Matters to Someone Who Matters!” At Northport K-8 School, a Saint Lucie County “Kids At Hope” school, there is plenty to be thankful for during National Mentors Month. Several teachers have taken on...

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Literacy Buddies

Literacy Buddies

Northport K-8 students in Tiffany Tredor’s kindergarten class and Megan Castiglia’s third grade class spent quality time in the school’s media center reading and enjoying special Christmas and holiday seasonal books recently.  Some of the books that the students cherished were, “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” “Drummer Boy,” “The Christmas Sweater,” “The Christmas...

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Now We’re Cooking!

Now We’re Cooking!

Northport K-8 School participated in the SLC school district Culinary Showcase held recently at the St. Lucie Civic Center in Port St. Lucie. Northport students, principal, Glenn Rustay and the entire school community are extremely proud of Rachel Ellsworth and her culinary team. The Northport team was one of only two middle grades schools that attended the event and students and instructor were well deserving to showcase their finest...

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