Reading Mentor Program

Northport K-8 Reading Leadership team, consisting of thirty-six teachers and administrators, is offering students a variety of enrichment programs to extend the classroom learning experiences.  One of the opportunities offered to students is a Reading Mentorship program.  Students are learning all about the program on the morning announcements and are actively engaging in informal reading mentorships. …

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Volunteer of the Year

Northport K-8 School faculty, staff, administration, students and the family community celebrate the selection of Christine Hunsicker as our representative for Northport K-8 School Adult Volunteer of the Year!  Mrs. Hunsicker has volunteered for the school for the last eight years serving as grade mother for several teachers, PTO parent volunteer and School advisory Board…

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Celebrating Success

Northport K-8 students participated in a celebration of small increments of success with a focused looked at amounts of Adequate Yearly Progress in a PTO organized AYP celebration recently.  Students that achieved progress on the FCAT test last year were treated to several styles of bounce houses and slides, popcorn, hoola hoops and snowcones as…

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Bowling for Kids

Northport K-8 School administration, teachers, staff and families participated in Bowling For Kid’s Sake recently at SuperPlay.  The event raised $36,000 to benefit Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Saint Lucie County.  Just a few of the many programs that assist the children of Saint Lucie County include  site and community based mentoring and literacy opportunities.  The event also gave…

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Integrating the Arts

Northport K-8 School middle grades Art instruction has been deemed an integral facet in educating the school’s children.  Students in grades K-8 enter Valerie Niewieroski’s art class with hopes of fun and color, but Mrs. Niewieroski offers so much more to the students.  A plethora of studies have proven that an excellent fine arts school…

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Parental Involvement Award

Northport K-8 School has achieved the Parental Involvement award for the SLC School District for the middle/senior level.  Northport K-8, a Title 1 school, submitted their “Take The Lead And Read” program for consideration.  The program standards need to apply a welcoming of all families into the school community, effective communication, supportive of students success,…

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Kindergarten Young Authors

Northport Kindergarteners in Megan Castiglia’s class, better known as Mrs. MC and the “Little Hammers” invited parents and administrator’s into the Media Center to help celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss and the kickoff for the class’s Young Author’s program.  Students built a main character using the Dr. Seuss model, wrote stories to share with…

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Black History Celebration

Northport K-8 School held a very memorable Black History celebration in the school gymnasium recently.  The Northport middle grades band and chorus performed special numbers commemorating Black History and selected students honored important cultural role models such as President Obama, Michelle Obama and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Special guest who served as keynote speaker…

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Patriotic Lessons

Northport K-8 students spent an hour in the media center learning hands on lessons about our American flag and what the many folds symbolize.  Students in Mala Woessner and Mary Ellsworth’s 8th grade classes as well as Amanda Sartain’s 6th grade classes participated in flag folding lessons instructed by the honor guard of the Port St.…

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Word Parade

Northport K-8 lower school students proved their domination over hundreds of words by participating in a Vocabulary parade recently.  Students poured over lists of words from their texts and chose words that appealed to each, then proceeded to make posters, signs, decorations and costumes declaring the definitions, the synonyms, antonyms, correct spelling and use of…

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