STAR Awards

This month’s STAR Awards were presented to Angela LaRose, Assistive Technology Assistant, FDLRS, and to Christine Jordan, Administrative Assistant, FDLRS.  Both Angie and Chris have provided stellar customer service to teachers and parents in St. Lucie County for over 10 years. They provide information and classroom support materials for students ages 3-22 in both general education and ESE settings. Congratulations!  

Teaching Opportunities in SLPS

St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) is seeking individuals for immediate teaching openings. If you are an exceptional teacher or are an individual who holds a bachelor’s degree and would like to explore teaching opportunities through Alternative Certification credentialing, we are interested in you! Individuals who want to make a difference in the life of a child, are dedicated to the process of continuous improvement, and bring a strong sense of enthusiasm and connection to the philosophy that Failure is Not an Option – No Exceptions are invited to visit our webpage at www.stlucieschools.org to apply for a position or contact … Read More

St. Lucie Students Will Soar to Greater Heights with Community Support

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – St. Lucie Soars is an early literacy effort launched by St. Lucie Public Schools that includes a community initiative in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters.  A component of the program involves the recruitment of volunteers/mentors to support reading efforts in kindergarten through grade three to help close the gap in third grade literacy.  Superintendent E. Wayne Gent said, “Giving a child the gift of reading opens the door to the world.” Gent encourages community members to consider becoming a volunteer for St. Lucie Soars by donating one hour each week to read with a child. … Read More

St. Lucie Students Will Soar to Greater Heights with Community Support

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – St. Lucie Soars is an early literacy effort launched by St. Lucie Public Schools that includes a community initiative in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters.  A component of the program involves the recruitment of volunteers/mentors to support reading efforts in kindergarten through grade three to help close the gap in third grade literacy.  Superintendent E. Wayne Gent said, “Giving a child the gift of reading opens the door to the world.” Gent encourages community members to consider becoming a volunteer for St. Lucie Soars by donating one hour each week to read with a child. … Read More

St. Lucie Public Schools Expands Community Eligibility Provision Program

For the third year in a row, St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) continues to include the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program in schools that qualify.  According to Child and Nutrition Services Director Deborah Wuest, this year the District was able to expand the program to sixteen schools.  Last year 10 schools received the benefit of this program that enables all students to receive breakfast and lunch at no cost. Wuest explained that a number of factors must be closely analyzed and reviewed by the USDA before a school is identified as a qualifying CEP site.  Once designated, pending no major … Read More

St. Lucie Public Schools Expands Community Eligibility Provision Program

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – For the third year in a row, St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) continues to include the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) program in schools that qualify.  According to Child and Nutrition Services Director Deborah Wuest, this year the District was able to expand the program to sixteen schools.  Last year 10 schools received the benefit of this program that enables all students to receive breakfast and lunch at no cost.   Wuest explained that a number of factors must be closely analyzed and reviewed by the USDA before a school is identified as a qualifying CEP site.  … Read More

Welcome Back From The Education Foundation

 Welcome Back Celebration! Friday, August 12th 5:30 PM FREE event for all District staff ($10 for each guest) Dinner and live music! RSVP online at https://www.educationfoundationstlucie.org/p/10/events#.V6OLR76s2Rg

Opening Ceremonies – Leadership Day

St. Lucie Public Schools leaders gathered on July 28 for the 2016-2017 “Opening Ceremonies” for the new academic year. Superintendent E. Wayne Gent set a positive tone for high expectations and continued trends of success. School leaders enjoyed a day filled with collegial working and learning opportunities to enhance planning for the coming year. ‪

Meal Applications

Meal applications are available online for families to complete for the 2016-2017 school year. (This is an application that must be completed each year.) It is very important to have all of this information completed in advance of your child attending school on the first day of school (August 15, 2016). The online application is available at www.stlucieschools.org If you have any questions, please contact Child Nutrition Services at 772.429.6229.  

FPWHS Teachers Eager To Learn

Fort Pierce Westwood High School’s faculty and staff returned to work a week early to attend multiple training sessions all week for technology and instruction. We are geared up and ready to start the school year.

Summer Slide Resources

The summer months are drawing to a close and we are looking forward to welcoming your children to the coming school year. As we prepare, we want to remind you of the valuable and free web-based Summer Slide resources that include math, science, English/language arts, and social studies for grades PreK through 12. These helpful resources are available for use by students, parents, and community organizations any time and any place. Visit www.stlucieschools.org and click on the Summer Slide logo to explore these resources with your student today.