Mr. Luke Hall – A Shining Star

Mr. Luke Hall was the recipient of a STAR Award at the September Board Meeting based upon the recommendation of one of his students’ parents who lauded his efforts to support her son as well as the other members of the positive band program.  Mr. Hall’s high expectations for success with built-in factors for a…

STAR Award – The Arts Are Alive

Mrs. Cary Schott enthusiastically shares her love of the arts and her artistic talents with others.  When asked if she and her students could provide art for District Office visitors and staff to appreciate, she readily provided three beautiful pieces to adorn the walls in the Community Room for all to enjoy. Thank you for…

STAR Awards – Retired School Volunteer Program

STAR Recognition for Exceptional Service and Support to St. Lucie Elementary Principal Latricia Woulard commended members of the Retired School Volunteer Program for their mentor support at St. Lucie Elementary.  The dedicated team of individuals provided help and support to new teachers and retention efforts, beautification and establishment of a butterfly garden on campus, and…

Superintendent E. Wayne Gent Provides Update

Superintendent E. Wayne Gent provided an educational update during the Economic Development Council’s Investors’ Lunch Meeting. With a focus on the School District’s escalating graduation rates as well as career and technical opportunities, he stressed how the need is greater than ever for the next generation to be prepared to deal with the demands of…

9/11 Presentation at Palm Pointe

On September 9, 2016, Palm Pointe 6th graders paid tribute to 9/11 by participating in a special presentation about multiple perspectives in history.  Students heard the oral histories of  guest speakers, Mr. Dennis Keane (retired NYC firefighter), Firefighter Ray Reiprecht (SLC Fire Department), and Ms. Diane Berger (former NYC air traffic controller), who were involved…

Dads Take Your Child to School Day

  St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) invites fathers and male caregivers to come back to school!  On September 28, a movement across the state of Florida will be put into motion whereby fathers and male caregivers are encouraged to bring their child to school, sign a pledge of involvement, and demonstrate the value of being…

Lights On After School

Commissioner Kim Johnson welcomed 21st Century Program Managers Terrence Platt and Kimberly Roberts to his talk show — Coffee With The Chair. They discussed Lights on After School, an upcoming afterschool expo designed to spotlight activities available to children in St. Lucie County. Commissioner Johnson celebrated the effort to bring attention to the rich variety…

9/11 Art

Student artists from St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) channel their talents in a tribute to the heroes of 9/11.  Through a collaborative art project between SLPS and the City of Port St. Lucie, students are helping to beautify the city by painting murals that will be transferred to wraps for traffic utility cabinets throughout the…

Speakers Bureau – DC

Mr. DeVoshay Johnson, the IT Manager for Fort Pierce City Hall, helped to kick off the 2016-2017 Speakers Bureau series with his presentation to students and staff at Dale Cassens Educational Complex. Through sharing his life story, he emphasized to students the need to understand that true success comes from within.  Mr. DeVoshay also stressed…

LPA Freshman – “C2G”

LPA Freshman are Committed to Graduate “C2G” Lincoln Park Academy Freshman had their first freshman meeting.  During the meeting, several things were discussed by their class sponsor, Ms. Erickson.  Mr. Sanabria, school principal, spoke to the students and shook the hand of every freshman to ensure their commitment to graduate during 2020.  The freshman received…

Speakers Bureau – DMMS

Dan McCarty Middle School students and staff welcomed Attorney Lorenzo Williams of Gary, Williams, Parenti and Finney Law Firm as a guest speaker in the 2016-2017 Speakers Bureau series.  Mr. Williams emphasized lessons taught to him by his father and lessons that he, in turn, imparted to his four children. He introduced the acronym “HOW” and…

Speakers Bureau – FPW

On August 31st, Fort Pierce Westwood High School hosted St. Lucie Pubic Schools’ Teacher of Year Mr. Jeffrey Johnson as the guest speaker for the Speakers Bureau Series. Mr. Johnson spoke about the power of education and its importance. He recounted his experiences of growing up poor and shared that he lived in the projects. …

Jaguar Battalion Car Wash

  The Port Saint Lucie High School JROTC Jaguar Battalion had its first car wash of the year at the Auto Zone on US1, on August 27, 2016. The car washes help the Battalion raise money for field trips, competitions, and numerous other things. We had lots of people show up and support us. The…