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…

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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…

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“Power of Aces”

Every morning and at every school event, Northport K-8 students and teachers recite their “Kids at Hope” pledge.  The meaning of the pledge is permeating the very fabric of the school in many ways.  An example of student connection to the meaning of “Kids at Hope” can be found in Ann Barbare’s middle grades Intensive…

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Mentoring Clubs

Northport K-8 School has taken a leap forward by engaging students in a community atmosphere where growth, development, social mores and guidance are the focus.  Many students experience difficulty making the transition to becoming productive and achievement oriented individuals with positive goals and dreams.  Boys and girls in the middle grades often times succumb to peer pressure…

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4th Annual Unity Day

Northport K-8 School community including administration, deans, teachers, staff and parents, provide a multipronged approach to discouraging bullying on the campus.  School staff is well trained and very well versed in quelling any issues pertaining to all types of bullying.  One of the events on the campus to bring the students together to promote a singular message is…

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Unity Day 10/31

On Friday, we will hold our 4th annual Unity Day here at Northport K-8. On Unity Day students stand together against bullying of any kind. Students create posters and signs to show our community and walk around the school spreading our message. Students may wear an orange shirt (collared or collarless) and “crazy socks” on…

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Leadership Summit

Northport K-8 Media Center has initiated and developed a brand new program this year called “Leadership Summit!”  Students are learning all about leadership skills and what qualities are required to be an effective and inspiring leader.  The vision of the program is to not only teach leadership skills through discussion and role modeling, but to bring…

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Riverside Children’s Theatre

Northport community was so pleased to host the Riverside Children’s Theatre recently for a live production of “The Greatest Invention Never Invented!”  Students were in awe of the performance that showcased actors Allison Heinz, Emily Parrish and Wen Powers.  The theme of the production was the history and science of electricity.  Students learned how electricity…

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Culinary Contest Winners

Northport K-8 School Culinary Arts students in Rachel Ellsworth’s class competed in the desserts category for the Future Chef competition at the Fort Pierce Farmer’s Market recently. The event was organized by Slow Foods of Ft. Pierce. Students were thrilled to learn that their entry, pecan bars with fresh whipped pumpkin topping won first place…

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Fighting Sickle Cell Anemia

Northport K-8 School has a reputation for battling for causes of all kinds with our local community, our students, our families and the school staff. Whether it is teaching children respect for veterans and patriotism, teaching kindness for all living creatures through the “Paws For Claws Animal Kindness” club, teaching children to care for the…

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