STAR Awards

Congratulations to members of the SLPS family for demonstrating outstanding customer service. This month’s STAR Award recipients are: Daphne Anderson, Trencia Scott (Transportation) Jennifer Del Carpio (Personnel) Jeff Diefendorf (Maintenance) Nile Gentry (ITS) Joanie Marquez (Rivers Edge Elementary – 3rd grade teacher) Craig Jerome, Kevin Perry, Elker Harris, Pam Hazelief, Thom Jones, Emily McNutt, Henry…

The Aaron Project Grants Awarded

The St. Lucie County Education Foundation and The Aaron Project (honoring the memory of Aaron Beauchamp) presented two grants to schools from the Aaron Project Arts in Education grant program. Thom Jones, Education Foundation Executive Director, introduced Vicki Rodriguez, board member of the Aaron Project, to present the grants.

PBIS Model Schools

Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) Model Schools were announced at this evening’s Board Meeting. Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards were provided to 13 schools in the District. (Throughout the entire state, there are only 150 model schools. St. Lucie is proud to celebrate 13 of these schools.) The model schools have met specific criteria…

Mariposa Elementary Visits the Hallstrom Planetarium

Mrs. Michelle Smith’s second grade students from Mariposa Elementary were privileged to visit the Hallstrom Planetarium at Indian River State College.  The children learned how to find cardinal directions in the sky to help them discover different constellations.  Students also took a trip through space, learning about how the planets closer to the sun are…

School-based Immunization Clinics for 6th Graders

School-based Immunization Clinics for 6th Graders (State required TDAP shot prior to entering 7th grade) Agreement with Healthy Schools, LLC, the company that administers the FluMist in the schools. Healthy Schools will come into each school that has 6th graders and offer the TDAP in the same way they have done the FluMist for the…