Northport Represents with Superior Rating

Northport K-8 School Advanced Band, under the direction of Brian Hoce, received an overall Superior rating at the Music Performance Assessments held recently at Treasure Coast High School.  Nearly all middle school bands were represented at the assessments from Saint Lucie, Indian River Okeechobee and Martin Counties.  Parents and students were thrilled to learn of…

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Celebrating Community Day

Northport K-8 School held a spectacular morning of Community Involvement recently to celebrate not only the birthday of Dr. Seuss, but also the 30th birthday of the school.  Northport is so proud of the forward progress made by the teachers and staff as well as the parents and students.  The school offers a well rounded…

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Northport Hosts a Hero

Northport K-8 School students have been working diligently this year with teachers, veterans, Gold Star Families and Mrs. Gruszka in the Media Center to educate each other, their families and the community about the Medal of Honor, Gold Star Families and World War II. The learning experiences included Gold Star mothers, Karen Zook and Linda…

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Sharks Raise Vocabulary Skills

Students in Georgia Stone’s World History 4th Period Class practiced vocabulary  strategies to help increase their content vocabulary skills. The learning goal for the students this week was to understand how the Nile shaped Egypt.   The target was to learn the vocabulary words associated with the geography of Egypt.   The students’ geography of Egypt vocabulary words…

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Breakfast with Santa

Northport principal, Glenn Rustay shook off his Santa suit one more time to bring joy and good wishes to the entire Northport community at the Annual Breakfast With Santa held recently in the school cafeteria.  On a Saturday morning, assistant principal, Lisa Cash and assistant principal, Lorie Monroe suited up to play Mrs. Claus and…

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Coding at Northport

Technology Education is alive and thriving at Northport! As part of the National Hour of Code celebrated worldwide each December, Kevin Fess and his Technology classes are trying their hand at coding pictures, animations and character movements.  Students as young as first grade are engaging in coding enterprises at Northport this month. The national Hour of Code is…

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Gold Star Program

Wonderful morning in the Northport Media Center as we work through our “Gold Star Family Education Week!” Two wonderful Gold Star moms, Linda Schuman and Karen Zook who both lost sons in recent years visited the Media Center to help educate our students about key qualities that help our community and families instill attributes that…

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Dedication Gift

Since 2006, Northport K-8 School has proudly incorporated a thriving Veterans Partners in Education program throughout the school.  Veterans are visible and can be recognized as part of the fabric of Northport.  One of the founding partners in the school’s veteran program was Peter Popolizio.  Peter was a corporal who served valiantly on Pork Chop Hill…

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Northport Accepts Remarkable Gift

Northport Principal, Glenn Rustay and Northport Media Specialist, Lynne Gruszka proudly accept one of  the most valuable gifts that a military hero can bestow, the Purple Heart.  Dr. Miles J. Gill Jr., a local Vietnam Veteran and paratrooper has dedicated his fathers Purple Heart to the children of Northport K-8 School.  The Purple Heart was…

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Walmart Distribution Center Adopts Northport

Northport K-8 School administrators and teachers are over the moon with the news that the school has been “adopted” by the local Walmart Distribution Center.  On a recent morning, teachers were called to the Media Center for a surprise visit from several representatives from the Distribution Center.  The group expressed to teachers that several of…

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