Race for Literacy!

Administration and instructors from Northport K-8 School gave a big boost to literacy and offered a “Get Fit” challenge to students at the school.  Students participated in a reading marathon to read 5000 books before race day.  The mission was accomplished and Mr. Rustay donned a pink tutu to complete the run.  Also dressed for…

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Girls Chorus Excels!

Northport K-8 Girls Treble Chorus performed recently at the District 13 Florida Vocal Association adjucticated festival or Music Performance Assessments for Chorus.  The all girls middle grades choir achieved an overall Superior rating.  The chorus performed a German song titled, “Bist Du Bie Mir” as well as a spiritual song, “Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel.” …

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Black History Month

Black History recognition sparkled at Northport K-8 School recently.  Principal Glenn Rustay gave opening remarks to students and faculty with a short story prepared by student, Rubenson Charles called “If There Were No Black People.”  The Northport K-8 band conducted by Derrick Williams played “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy”.  The Northport choir ensemble directed by Shirley Lyons performed…

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Science Comes Alive!

Northport K-8 sixth grade students in Amanda Sartain’s classes completed a comprehensive unit of study on weather, natural disasters and climate.  Mrs. Sartain, helping students to interact with new knowledge, assisted students by representing new knowledge as a fun and interactive research and engineering design project.  Students researched tornado resistant buildings and built their own…

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Showcasing Literacy

Northport K-8 lower school teachers and students showcased their love of literacy and participated in the state wide reading initiative, Celebrate Literacy by marching in a literacy Character Day parade.  Students dressed in book character costume, carried their books and walked with parents around the school to promote the pure joy of reading.  The positive interaction between classes,…

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Science Exhibits

Northport K-8  middle grades science instructor and science fair program leader, Dr. Laura Woodworth, escorted groups of students through the school science fair exhibits recently.  The exhibits are a culmination of the school based science fair programming.  The program is an authentic assessment of classroom learning and an excellent demonstration of student knowledge of science in…

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Stories and Data

Northport K-8 kindergarteners in Melody Nieves class invited parents, grandparents, sisters, brothers and support staff into the classroom ro review student progress.  Students read stories about gingerbread men that they made up, reviewed lists of sight words and reviewed data about individual progress using charts and lists.  There was no doubt that students understood how…

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