SLWCHS HOSA Elects 2014-2015 Officers

We are excited to announce the new Saint Lucie West Centennial High School HOSA officers. We welcomed the new officers in an induction ceremony and also had an ice cream social with prizes! The officers from the 2013-2014 school year had to step down and “pass the torch” to the new officers for the 2014-2015…

Palm Pointe Chosen as a PBIS Model School

Assistant Principal, Deborah Iseman accepted the 2012-2013 PBIS Model School Bronze Award at the School Board Meeting on May 27, 2014. A  PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) Model School is characterized by their consistent methods of utilizing data to better serve students and staff, utilizing creative and engaging reward systems, teaching PBIS to new…

Pilot Club Donates $1,500

At the April 8th School Board Meeting, the Pilot Club of Fort Pierce donated $1,500.00 to the St. Lucie Public Schools Exceptional Education Department to work with students on a project with on-the-job training using technology. Pictured in the front row are, Board Chairman Debbie Hawley, President of the Pilot Club of Fort Pierce Jan…

STAR Recognition

At the April 8th School Board Meeting, James McKenzie, Executive Director of the St. Lucie County Education Foundation was presented the S.T.A.R. Award for his help with the Music In Our Schools Month. He has been a strong supporter of St. Lucie County Public Schools. Congratulations Jim! Pictured are, Director of Student Assignment Michelle Jerger,…

West Gate K-8 goes to the Birds!

Third grade students proudly display their painted birdhouses which were made during their unit on Songbirds in Mrs. Palmer’s West Gate K-8 Elementary Art classroom. Students not only made birdhouses from recycled tissue boxes and Popsicle sticks, but also learn about a particular songbird by doing research for a display poster to accompany their bird house. Students…

Bacchus is Back…Another One!

We are delighted to announce that Robert Bacchus won 2nd place at the International Science Fair.  He is listed in the Medicine and Health category and his 2nd place award came with a $1500 cash prize. Student winners are ninth through twelfth graders who earned the right to compete at the Intel ISEF 2014 by…

Cobra Pride Recipients for 2014

The students in the picture are our Cobra Pride recipients for 2014. These student athletes have competed in at least two sports per year since their freshman year at FPC. Pictured left to right: Bonita Williams, Jessica Golden, Kaitlyn Reese, Kyle Glenton, Lasonja Edwards, Sam Vaughn, Audrey Edmondson, Kayla Deifendorf, Courtney Mooney, Jay Stewart. First…

Spring Concert at Mariposa Elementary

Mariposa Elementary recently had their Spring Music Concert. This was an “interactive” concert. Not only did the students perform, but the audience and parents also participated with singing, dancing, and playing instruments. What a fun evening for all! The concert included the Chorus, the Handbell Choir, and the Band. Pictured is the Mariposa Hand Bell…

Snow Cones Served at Gaines Academy

Samuel Gaines Academy students in grades 3-8 enjoyed being served delicious, icy snow cones by our parents and volunteers.  How did they earn them?  Students attended all the days of FCAT testing without having to take any make-up exams.  We aren’t sure if it was the snow cones that motivated them or their excitement to…

A Letter from the President

For the second year in a row, Marta Almiron’s kindergarten class at West Gate K8 has written to the President of the United States and he has replied.  The students are studying animals of the Arctic and wanted to bring the plight of endangered polar bears to the attention of  President Obama.  The students were…

Northport Sixth Graders Experience Living Voices

Northport K-8 sixth grade students and teachers extended the learning experience of lessons on the Holocaust recently through “Living Voices.” Living Voices was presented in the school’s media center at the behest of Tim Norfleet, SLC District Social Studies Curriculum Coordinator and sixth grade social studies instructor, Georgia Stone. Actress and Living Voices presenter, Rachel…