24 x July 6 - 19, 2017 x www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com n Thornebrooke Elementary Elle Mangin of Thornebrooke Elementary, along with several classmates, participated in the Noetic Learning Math Contest. She has competed in the semiannual national event four times and was the top performer for her school’s team at her grade level all four times. Elle is also a four-time National Honor Roll recipient. During the spring 2017 competition, Elle earned a perfect score! n Westbrooke Elementary Westbrooke Elementary held a Spirit Night at Peachwave Self Serve SCHOOL NEWS Thornebrooke Elementary’s Elle Mangin earns a perfect score in the 2017 Noetic Learning Math Contest. Frozen Yogurt during the past school year. Teachers, students and their families dined on yummy yogurt and even had a special visit from Whiskers, the school’s mascot. n Windermere Elementary compiled by Lauren Salinero Windermere Elementary students helped give Florida’s original sea turtle rescue and rehabilitation facility a financial boost in caring for some of its longtime residents. The Turtle Hospital in Marathon received a donation of $1,800 as part of WES’s Windermere Cares project and proceeds from its annual Earth Day Art Contest. Science teacher Lynn Tidmus challenged each grade — kindergarten through fifth — to bring in earned or spare change for two weeks to support the sea turtles. The children learned about the risks to Florida’s imperiled sea turtles and simple things they can do to help reduce those risks, like picking up trash and turning off lights at the beach. They raised $1,400 during the challenge, with the first grade raising the most money. Out of 150 submissions, Whiskers joins 2016-17 Westbrook Elementary teachers and students for Spirit Night.
www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com x July 6 - 19, 2017 x 25 (L. to r.) Art teacher Tracy Gore, Earth Day Art Contest winner and 2016-17 fourth-grader Rocco Sioson, and science teacher Lynn Tidmus of Windermere Elementary present a $1,800 check to The Turtle Hospital. Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children hosts a ceremony to thank Windy Ridge School students and teachers for their donations during the school’s community service project for the 2016-17 school year. fourth-grader Rocco Sioson drew the winning design for the art contest. Sales from selling the shirt with his design brought in another $400 for The Turtle Hospital. n Windy Ridge School The 2016-17 third-grade class at Windy Ridge School chose Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children as its community service project of the year. Throughout the year, the students made posters and holiday cards for children in the hospital. They culminated their project with a book donation. The entire school donated toward the fundraiser. More CONTINUED ON PAGE 26 swim sch En roll yo u r child i n Safety First Swi m School today! SWIM LESSONS REDUCE RISK OF DROWNING BY 88%* l Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death in children ages 1 to 4 years old** *National Institutes of Health **U.S. Center for Disease Control Safety First Swim School teaches children as young as six months old how to roll on their back and float in case they accidentally fall into water visit www.safetyfirstswim.com call 321-236-0240 ext. 5 Now you have a choice Buy or Borrow Designer Maternity clothes from our Maternity Boutique Visit our store or check our website for details 1201 Winter Garden Vineland Road, Suite 2 Winter Garden, FL 407-877-3400 Mon - Sat www.minefornine.com 20% OFF on purchase of New Items Only Not valid with Other discounts