Unity Day

Every year for the last five years, Northport has united for a huge campaign to stamp out bullying.  The students have listened to not only “Joe the Biker” speak, but dozens of other speakers whose message has been one of nonviolence, empowerment and anti-bullying.  Students have made thousands of posters, worn orange for anti-bullying and red for…

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Patriotism

The lessons of patriotism, love of country and American flag and a healthy respect for our military are lessons that are taught over and over again at Northport VPK-8 School.  Every morning, a different student signs up to recite the Pledge of Allegiance over the school intercom.  Veteran Partners In Education are a strong component of the fabric…

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Disability Awareness Month

Northport VPK-8 School third grade students in Susan Poveromo’s class learned all about the life of Helen Keller recently in a heartfelt lesson in commemoration of Disability Awareness Month.  Students read all about Helen Keller who lived her life in virtual darkness.   They learned that Helen was born in 1880 in Tuscumbia, Alabama and that …

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Florida Book List

Northport VPK-8 School Media Center is promoting a stellar Florida Book List this year.  The Sunshine State Reader Program is co-sponsored by the Office of Library Media and the Florida Association for Media in Education or FAME.  “Started in 1984, this reading motivation program for students in grades 3-8 is designed to entice students to…

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Learning Lunch

It is with notable pleasure that Northport VPK-8 School participated in the Superintendent’s Learning Lunch held on Tuesday, October 13 from 11:30 am- 12:30 pm at the SLC School Board District Offices.  Northport Assessment Specialist, Josie Bailey and Northport 8th grade student, Rosette Garcia enjoyed the collaborative atmosphere provided by new Superintendent, E. Wayne Gent.  Mr.…

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Taking A Stand Against Bullying

The month of October has been designated “Bullying Prevention Month”not only by Northport K-8 School, but by the entire Saint Lucie County School Board.  Northport is thrilled to take part in such an important and vital issue.  Bullying can become pervasive if left unchecked.  The Saint Lucie County School Board and the Northport community are taking the…

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Picture Retakes 10/7

Picture retakes will be held on Wednesday, 10/7 in the PE Classroom behind the gym. Students who would like to retake their school picture or were absent on picture day should report to the PE Classroom during their elective period.

“Dead” Words Funeral

Northport middle grades students in Tracy Lejeune, Susan Matteson and Susan Smith’s classes participated in an activity filled with dark humor by attending a funeral in the school’s media center for “Dead” words.  Students agreed that writing and the ability to use important words is more vital now than ever before.  Students and teachers considered that…

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Joe The Biker

Northport K-8 middle grades students from the Sharks, Dolphins, Stingrays and Mariner teams and their teachers met in the Northport Media Center recently for an important program. Students welcomed a local man with a very powerful message and a story that every student can relate to in some way about bullying and coming together as a community…

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