Approximately 250 new teachers who will be in classrooms in St. Lucie County public schools on August 20 when students begin the 2012-2013 school year were welcomed with great celebration on Tuesday, August 7, by school board members, administrators, and a wide variety of community members, including local elected officials. A tunnel of well wishers ushered the teachers into the event, as pictured in the photo, to two days of orientation to district policies, procedures, to review curriculum, as well as network with new colleagues. Photo provided by Christine Epps, executive director of the Roundatable of St. Lucie, which will
Port St. Lucie High School (PSLHS) 2012 graduate Diamond Salazer was recognized at the July 31, 2012, St. Lucie County School Board meeting for her outstanding performance during the national SkillsUSA career and technical education competition this past school year. She was awarded by the Florida Masonry Apprentice and Educational Foundation. Pictured, from left, are mother Mrs. Lambert, Ms. Salazar, Director for Career and Technical Education Kathie Schmidt, School Board Chairman Carol Hilson, PSLHS career/technical teacher Bob Rossbury, and Superintendent Michael Lannon.