Monthly Archives: April 2013

Green Rays are Having Fun on Peanut Island Today

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Ms. Iansiti’s Science Lab: The Dehydration of Sugar by H2SO4

  Ms. Iansiti took her class outside to conduct an experiment The dehydration of sucrose is an exothermic reaction. Sulfuric acid (H2SO4 ) is a strong acid and dehydrating agent. Sulfuric acid pulls water from the sucrose (C12H22O11) and because of the heat produced in … Continue reading

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Students Honored at the 2013 Palm Beach County Middle School Poetry Competiton

Several of PSCMS students were honored as top winners at the 2013 Palm Beach County Middle School Poetry Competition on Saturday. Ms. Yorston’s students Maria V.and Laura F. won prizes for the bookmark and cover design. Ms. Elliot’s student Genesis … Continue reading

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Ms. Dewitt is Honored as National SECME Teacher of the Year

Mrs. DeWitt was named National SECME Science teacher of the year and awarded a check for $4000, She said, “Oh my gosh, well, I knew when they walked in I had won! I was so surprised, I was so surprised!” Nate … Continue reading

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Academic Games Nationals in Charlotte, North Carolina

Palm Beach County Academic Games students are on the road. They’re headed for North Carolina to compete for National Academic Games. While the team is there, the will be visiting a theme park. One of our students Brady H. is … Continue reading

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National Junior Honor Society Beach Cleanup

Mr. K. Mancusi and Mr. P Mancusi met NJHS members at Lake Worth beach for a beach clean-up on Saturday. Students picked up trash and debris that might otherwise have made it into the ocean and become a danger to … Continue reading

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I’m A Superhero! I Survived the FCAT!

PSCMS students had a jeans day today, in celebration of surviving the FCAT. Students and teachers wore superhero wristbands to show their superior talents. KaPow! We also celebrated Poem-in-Your-Pocket Day, and read poems in class and around the campus.

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“Domino Dash” Science Lab

Students are demonstrating the relationship between speed, distance, and time, using the equation      s=d/t. Dominoes are set up in different patterns, measured, and then we cause a chain reaction marking time. Knowing those two variables we can calculate … Continue reading

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Mac and Cheese is on the Menu in Culinary Arts

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Ms. Yorston’s Art Students are Throwing Mud on the Wheel

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