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On October,7th National Junior Honor Society met after school in the cafeteria. The club discussed the first fundraiser of the year which will be “How Batty is your Teacher?” Mr. Mancusi also announced the students who won the election for officers. President – Grace C., Vice president – Jennifer U., Historian – Cielo S., Secretary – Danielle N., Alternative secretary – Maggie H. ,Treasurer – Jennifer H. NJHS is looking forward to a great year of service, including a visit to Saint Mary’s Children’s Hospital to deliver toys in December. Cielo S
The Lady Rays defeated Congress Middle School 16-0, behind the pitching of Elizabeth R. and Tatiana D. The Eastern Division Champion Lady Rays raised their record to 8-1(8-0).
Hitting singles for the Lady Rays were Yesenia R., Madison D., Tatiana D., Elizabeth R., and Paris W.(2).
Hitting doubles for the Lady Rays were Yesenia R., Tatiana D., Elizabeth R., and Caitlyn K.
Hitting a triple for the Lady Rays was: Tatiana D.
Hitting homeruns for the Lady Rays was: Elizabeth R. Coach Liliestedt
The Girls on the Run had their first get together yesterday. The Girls meet every Tuesday and Thursday on the track, and Ms. Hartman is the sponsor. She has a lot of plans for the girls this year, likes the Color Walk. If you are interested in joining the club, see Ms. Hartman upstairs in the first building in the sixth grade office. Ms. Hartman says, “Isn’t just a club it’s a place for girls to make new friends and have fun. “ Hailey R.
The Lady Rays defeated Lantana Middle School 15 – 1, behind the pitching of Elizabeth R. The Lady Rays raised their record to 7-1, clinching the Eastern Division Championship.
Hitting singles for the Lady Rays were Diana S.and Caitlyn K.
Hitting doubles for the Lady Rays were Tatiana D.(2), Elizabeth R., and Caitlyn K. Hitting a triple for the Lady Rays was: Paola R.
Hitting homeruns for the Lady Rays were Madison D. and Elizabeth R. The Lady Rays next game is Tuesday, October 14, at 4:30 at home versus Congress. Come out and support the Lady Rays. Coach Liliestedt
The gifted students, along with teacher chaperones Ms. Simone, Mr. K. Mancusi, Mr. Dowling, Mr. Weagle, and Ms. Costello visited St. Augustine last week. St. Augustine is the oldest town in the United States, and the students learned about the early colonial history, including a visit to Castillo de San Marco. Take a look at the video and visit their trip.
William Bligh had good intentions as he set out to sea with a few dozen Buccaneers to find
breadfruit for the UK controlled West Indies.
Unfortunately, due to greed and starvation, mutiny occurred and the ship was lost at sea.
History was repeated again as The Buccaneers of Tradewinds Middle fell ill to the left arm of Jordan Diaz.
The Stingrays won 11 to 0.
Jordan Diaz pitched 4 shut-out innings, striking out seven batters.
Pablo Ruiz and Matt Katinger had 4 hits apiece.
Jon Napoles and Adrian Suarez played great defense.
The team is now 6 and 0.
The Stingrays have outscored their opponents by a total score of 115 to 7!
Come support your Rays as they play division rival Lake Worth today at Palm Springs Park at 4:30PM.
Have you ever come home from a long day of school and had no idea how to do your homework? Well, you don’t have to worry about that any longer, thanks to Mr. Wiegmann, our seventh grade math teacher. Mr Wiegmann gives his students a whole new way to understand math. He makes videos and posts them to Edmodo, showing step- by-step how to solve math problems that his students learned in class. Mr. Wiegmann says “I got the idea just thinking of better ways I could help students grow.” His movies are a great review that students can access at home. Hailey R.
Ms. Tome and several other teachers from Palm Springs met in downtown West Palm Beach Saturday to participate in the Heart Walk. Ms. Tome sponsored our school in the event, hoping to raise money to fight heart disease. To read more about it visit the Palm Beach Post story here: http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/lifestyles/health/heart-walk-gets-personal-to-make-its-point/nhWFT/ Maggie B.
Ms. DeWitt’s students were assigned an at home experiment—a lab about density. In this lab pancake syrup, oil, and water were poured into a glass jar to see which liquid was the densest. They discovered that pancake syrup is the densest, and oil is the least dense. A bobby pin dropped into the concoction sunk, but a plastic hair clip stopped at the syrup level. Danae R.