Speakers Bureau – Samuel S. Gaines Academy

The Speakers Bureau Special Guest Speaker at Samuel S. Gaines Academy K-8 this month was Mr. Alex Oge, where he is also the Assistant Principal. Mr. Oge’s presentation and personal reflections of his path to success captivated the students and gave help to inspire students to work hard to achieve their goals in life. “Nothing is impossible if you…

Florida Teacher Selected as Behring Teacher Ambassador for National History Day

Ms. Valerie Arendas a teacher at Port St. Lucie High in Fort Pierce was among 23 teachers selected to be a Behring Teacher Ambassador for National History Day® during the 2016-2017 school year. To be selected recipients must show outstanding creativity, commitment and inspiration in developing students’ interest in history education. Candidates must be excellent…

Music Inspires Concert

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Celebrate Music in Our Schools with area bands and choral ensembles as they fill the Fenn Center with the sound of music on April 7 at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend this free concert sponsored by St. Lucie Public Schools. With over 500 students from across the District…

Allied Health

Our aging population, the increased use of medical technologies for diagnosis and treatment, and the resulting demand for healthcare services assure us that Healthcare will continue to be the fastest-growing industry sector.    St. Lucie County’s Allied Health programs offer students opportunities for certifications that lead to entry-level jobs in Healthcare, as well as articulated credits…

UF USDA Visits Frances K. Sweet

Students in Mrs. Kasey Ascani’s second grade class at Frances K. Sweet had a visitor from UF USDA lab. Sean Reif, parent of Arianne Reif, came in to do a presentation about plants and afterwards the class  enjoyed some of the delicious fruit that grows on them. Pictured from left to right: Sean Reif, Jeffery…

Destination Graduation

    St. Lucie Public Schools Spring 2016 Commencement Schedule Tuesday, May 17, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. – Port St. Lucie High School Wednesday, May 18, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. – Treasure Coast High School Thursday, May 19, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. – Lincoln Park Academy Friday, May 20, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. – St.…

Gaines Academy Kids@Hope Garden

During Spring Break, thirty Home Depot employees and volunteers enhanced the Samuel S. Gaines Academy campus with a Kids at Hope Garden. Volunteers installed an irrigation system, built plant boxes and fences, transplanted trees, and beautified the garden area with new sod and mulch. This garden will be a school-wide, student-managed initiative to learn how…

Music In Our Schools Concert

Celebrate Music in Our Schools with area bands and choral ensembles as they fill the Fenn Center with the sound of music on April 7 at 7:00 p.m.  The public is invited to attend this free concert sponsored by St. Lucie Public Schools. With over 500 students from across the District performing, audiences will enjoy…

Jaguar Cadet Selected for Girls State

Every leader has to start somewhere and Girls State has been the starting point for many successful young students. The Girls State program is a summer leadership and citizenship program sponsored by the American Legion for High School students between their junior and senior years. Port Saint Lucie High Jaguar Battalion’s Cadet Captain Kaylee Zuidema…

CTE Programs Expand Opportunities

Career and Technical Education Programs expand students’ opportunities for college and career readiness.   As the world gets more and more competitive, it’s imperative that we provide the opportunity for students to continue their education beyond high school and train them in the skills that our businesses need today. Our Career and Technical Education (CTE)…

International Business

In today’s global economy, the study of cross border transactions of good, services, and resources between two or more nations is increasingly important.   International Business includes the principles and processes of export sales, trade controls, foreign operations, and related problems, monetary issues, international business policies, and applications to doing business in other countries and markets.…

3D Animation

Graphic designers develop and create designs for a variety of media including print publications, websites, and computer animation projects. Motion picture, computer, and video game companies also employ 3D animators and graphic designers due to increasing demand for high-quality visual effects, interactive media, and multi-player gaming solutions. These artists and designers also work in less…