WLX Horizon is the school district’s TV channel that provides St. Lucie County with instructional television programming, school board meetings, along with what’s happening in our district, and local shows about our schools. WLX Horizon can be streamed on-demand for free via the WLX Horizon app! WLX Horizon can also be found on Comcast channel 13 (Ft. Pierce), Comcast channel 19 (Port St. Lucie), Hometown channel 19, and AT&T TV Channel 99 (under St. Lucie County Community Channels) or check out the live feed. Join us this week for new episodes of several shows, featuring Community Connection with Lorina Lee
Congratulations to those who received recognition during the November 14th board meeting! The St. Lucie County Fire Department, the Fort Pierce Police Department, the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Department Athletic League, and St. Lucie Public Schools received a share of $500,000 from the consortium of the Florida Education Foundations to improve student resiliency. Keith Davis, Principal of Samuel S. Gaines Academy | Principal of the Year Ayesha Boria, Assistant Principal of Southern Oaks Middle School | Assistant Principal of the Year Amelia Sides, Palm Pointe, 7th Grade | Art in the Capitol Contest Winner Morningside Elementary | The
Do have a student who wants to become a singer, dancer, musician, or artist? Then Creative Arts Academy is for you! As the only K-8 Fine Arts Magnet School in St. Lucie County, we hope you can join us on November 29th at 6:00 p.m. in our historic auditorium (1100 Delaware Avenue, Fort Pierce) for our Fine Arts Recruitment Night. Students and families will have an opportunity to hear from instructors and visit fine arts classrooms as well. Magnet School applications are now open for the 2024-25 school year. We hope to see you there!
Congratulations to these STAR Award recipients from the November 14th board meeting! Congratulations to our STAR (Special Thanks and Recognition) recipients for the month of November. This award is given to employees who go above and beyond their required duties in support of the District’s Mission and Vision. #bestplacestowork #slps_florida #wearestluciepublicschools #education
The SLW Centennial High School’s Navy JROTC “Black Talon” Navy Eagles Company participated in the SLW Centennial Senior Pinning Night Ceremony held at the school’s gymnasium on Thursday, November 9th, 2023. They provided ushers to hand out ceremony programs as well as guide parents and visitors to their seats. The Color Guard was performed by Cadet Petty Officer Third Class Jacob Ramos (Left Rifleman), Cadet Senior Chief Petty Officer Sean Stewart (Ensign Flagman and Color Guard Commander), Cadet Petty Officer Second Class D’Andre Bramwell (Unit Flagman), and Cadet Second Class Petty Officer Natalia Ventura (Right Rifleman). Program distribution and
Palm Pointe students had a talent show last week. We were so impressed with the variety of acts. Students, sang, acted, shared their comedic talents and much more. Everyone did an amazing job! Our students are stars!
SWAT (Students Working Against Tobacco) sponsored by Mrs. McKenzie, promoted Red Ribbon Week from Oct. 23 – Oct. 27. Fort Pierce Central SWAT promotes saying NO to drugs and alcohol On Oct. 26th students signed pledges on a community banner, made and wore red ribbons, and posed for positive pictures!
On Thursday, November 9th Treasure Coast High School hosted Title 1 Parent Night. The event was filled with valuable information, a gallery walk of student work, appetizers made by our Culinary Department, and performances by our Performing Arts programs. Titan Born, Titan Bred
Mrs. D’Andrea’s third-grade gifted class shared presentations of their research on Influential Americans. Students researched and created timelines using Microsoft PowerPoint. Students were able to practice presentation etiquette and enhance their active listening skills.
Army recruiters came out to speak with our Performance Based Prep students about the many benefits and variety of careers available in the military.
We are so excited to recognize our amazing staff members here at CAST! Congratulations to our Teacher of the Year- Mr. German, Distinguished Minority Educator- Ms. Hauck, Outstanding First Year Teacher- Mrs. Champagne, and School Related Employee of the Year- Mrs. Reynolds!
Palm Pointe 7th grade ELA students did a “Starbooks” Haunted Cafe Book Tasting on October 31st. Students rotated around to tables with different genres that they have already experienced in class. Students “tasted” or previewed the books by rating the front and back covers, reading the first couple of pages, and giving it an overall rating. Additionally, students got to indulge in some tasty hot chocolate!
On Tuesday, November 14, the Port Saint Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion conducted our second Blood Drive of the year. With the help of our Cadets, we were given an opportunity to help serve the people of Port Saint Lucie. Thanks to our Cadets, members of One Blood, and teachers here at Port Saint Lucie High School, we were able to get enough blood to save over 150+ lives. Also special thanks to our principal Ms. Nicole Telese and other teachers who donated.
Second-grade students in Mrs. Bell and Ms. Simmons’ classes created animal habitats after studying about them during reading. As a culminating activity, both classes will present an animal report to our kindergarten and first-grade students. We can’t wait to listen to their presentations.
The WEST Prep Magnet’s Cadets carry/ post the Colors at Chester A. Moore’s first Annual Veterans Day Parade. Cadet Jesselyn Kline, Cadet Autumn Faust, Cadet Cesar Campos-Rodriguez, Cadet Carlton Smith, and Cadet Ayden Gardner
Every month the SLW Centennial High School’s NJROTC “Black Talon” Navy Eagles Company performs “Adopt-A-Street” and “Campus Clean-up” operations on a one-and-a-half-mile section of Cashmere Boulevard as well as the SLW Centennial High School Campus. This tradition has been in place for over 16 years and has contributed to thousands of pounds a trash being removed from the streets and campus around SLW Centennial High School and it’s neighborhood. Cadets earn community service hours for their participation every month as they also beautify the neighborhood! It’s a WIN-WIN for everyone! Honk if you see us out cleaning-up your neighborhood next
Lincoln Park Academy is proud to announce that violinist Giselle Arana Cisneros, grade 10 has been selected to perform in this year’s Florida Orchestra Association All State High School Honors Orchestra in Tampa during the January Music Teachers’ Professional Development. She will be performing with other students from the state in grades 9-12. This makes it four years in a row that Giselle has been selected for All State! The Lincoln Park Academy Orchestras are under the direction of Ms. Laura Hopkins.
All of Cobra Nation is proud of William Auriemma, Christian Whitte, and Coach Rymer of our Fort Pierce Central’s State Qualifying 2023 Bowling Team! The District only takes 2 single qualifiers each year and Central secured both spots. Congratulations Cobras!
Congratulations to Palm Pointe’s Girls’ Volleyball Team for winning the district championship. Great job Lady Rockets!! Way to Bump, Set, and Spike your way to the top!
Students in the third-grade enrichment MTSS class created their own Thanksgiving Day Parade. Students researched and wrote scripts, created their costumes, and brought in props. Then, students used a green screen to create their own version of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.