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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Spelling Bee Champs!

After much preparation and studying, Northport K-8 School declared Northstar eighth grade student, Jordan Gray as Spelling Bee Champion of the school.  Also, Northport will send fifth grade student Matthew Zoll from Mrs. Niewieroski’s class as first place student in grades four and five.  Students asked for definitions, words to be used in  correct sentences, parts…

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Studying Persuasive Techniques

Northport K-8 School sixth grade students in Georgia Stone’s class learned the six types of persuasive techniques and put each to good use making their own commercials in the classroom.  Students created commercials selling items such as a magic santa hat that grants wishes to a “spectacular sponge” and an “extreme latreme” face cream that…

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Stand Up to Stand Out

Northport K-8 students joined Treasure Coast High School senior, Rebecca Cowan and empowered each other against the harmful effects of bullying recently.  Students in grades K-5 read stories, discussed bullying issues and worked in activity books designed by Rebecca Cowan.  Students in all grades worked together to bring the powerful message by wearing the color…

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United Against Bullying

Northport K-8 School community “walked the walk” and “talked the talk” recently at the school’s second annual Unity Day!  Students made posters, banners, flags and signs and walked a route marked by the physical education instructors to offer support and to empower students against the harmful effects of bullying.  Third grade teachers, Melanie Polascak and…

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Fifth Grade Gardeners

Northport K-8 students in Judy Fowler’s fifth grade class are preparing their annual winter garden this year with the help of a group of interested parents.  During the next few months, students will learn to care for their plants by weeding, fertilizing, aerating the soil and spraying for insects.  Students will also learn to use various…

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Lesson Taught by Veteran

Northport K-8 students in Dorothy Still’s seventh grade class and Tracey Healy and Nichole Robinson’s fifth grade classes participated in a primary source lesson given by retired Army One Helicopter pilot, Bill Shaw.  Shaw invoked his experiences as a pilot for Presidents Eisenhower, Kenndy, Ford, Nixon and Johnson and gave students specific and historical data…

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Enjoying Collaboration

Northport K-8 students in Susan Matteson’s eighth grade reading class and Lorri Lamm’s second grade class collaborated on a great lesson in building literacy skills and forging friendships recently in the school’s courtyard.  The eighth grade students selected beautiful picture books and beginning reading books from the school’s media center, then shared the books with…

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Community Helper Visits

Northport K-8 first grade students in Laura Poveromo, Dulce Olivera and Christine Santos-Nurse’s classes recieved a visit from Officer Daniel Smith of the Fort Pierce Police Department.  Students sat in a group in the outdoor garden area and had a  lengthy conversation with Officer Smith.  Officer Smith spoke to the students about how to keep themselves…

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