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Awarding the students pays off
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Posted: 2013 Mar 22 - 07:15

Hello, everyone. This has been a busy week for the students in Port St. Lucie. First, Southern Oaks held a science night and invited the community to come out and see all the different programs that the county has to offer from all the schools.

And then the city announces they have created a "golden apple" awards as a way for the city to acknowledge the schools in Port St. Lucie that have achieved excellence or made significant academic progress.

The first award was presented by Mayor JoAnn Faiella March 15 at Parkway Elementary, and more schools will be honored the same way in the coming months, including Port St. Lucie High School, St. Lucie West Centennial high School, West Gate K-8, St. Lucie West K-8 and Palm Pointe Elementary.

It's refreshing to know when the students and teachers are being awarded for all their hard work.

So, here's a shout out to various schools and their many accomplishments. I know this doesn't cover all of them by a long shot, but I think it's important to note that there are dozens of stories just like this every month at every school, so congratulations to you all.

And a special shout out goes to Port St. Lucie High School teach Valeria Arendas, for being named the Florida History Fair Teacher of the Year. Congratulations on all your hard work.

And this is just one example of the many hard-working people that take care of our children and educate our children on a daily basis.

So while you're out and about this weekend and you happen to see a teacher, take a moment to say "thank you."

I know I will.

Drive safe, everyone.

Dawn Krebs is the associate managing editor for Hometown News and can be reached at dkrebs@hometownnewsol.com




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