FLORIDA TEEN WINS TOP AWARD AMONG YOUTH ADVOCATES WORKING AGAINST TOBACCO

Nicolas Suarez, a St. Lucie Public Schools high school student and Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) youth advocate, was named the South Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. This is one of the highest awards among the country’s top youth advocates working against tobacco. Nicolas was honored in Washington,…

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Tune in to Congratulate the Class of 2017

Graduation Ceremonies are scheduled for this week and next, and each can be viewed on YouTube and the St. Lucie Public Schools Education Channel. To locate the YouTube link, simply go to www.stlucieschools.org (St. Lucie Public Schools homepage) and click on the link under Announcements labeled “Graduation Ceremonies.” The St. Lucie Public Schools Education Channel…

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Positive Trends Continue for Third Grade ELA Scores

The Florida Department of Education released the Grade 3 ELA Scores, and the percent of Grade 3 students in St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) continues to rise with scores increasing another three percent this year. Eighteen SLPS had a higher percentage of students with satisfactory scores over last year’s results.  Allapattah Flats K-8, Floresta Elementary,…

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Cook-Off Champion

The 2017 “Fresh from Florida” Student Chef Cook-Off champions announcement from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services brought cheers from students and staff at Fort Pierce Westwood High School.  ProStart student Sheldon Riley placed second with his Southwestern Chicken and Orzo Salad. The competition included students in grades nine through 12 from across the…

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