Wounded Warrior Surf Day

The Port Saint Lucie High School JROTC cadets were excited to present the colors and be part of the Wounded Warrior Surf Day.  Cadet Staff Sergeant Marco Nader led the Color Guard presenting the national flag, Cadet Captain Travis Cetin presented the state flag, and standing as the guards were Cadet Staff Sergeant Malver Casanas…

MSE Grandparents Celebrated

Morningside Elementary’s grandparents were invited to have lunch with their grandchildren to celebrate Grandparents Day.  Grandparents and family members filled the stage and front of the cafeteria throughout the last three days to celebrate the integral part that family has as part of the team that makes students well-rounded and successful.

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Attendance Awareness Month

September is Attendance Awareness Month – an opportunity to bring attention to and support building a habit of good attendance. St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) Superintendent E. Wayne Gent emphasized the importance for all students to attend school regularly.  “Regular attendance is vital for our students’ success. Chronic absenteeism negatively impacts student achievement and graduation…

Teach Flu A Lesson

Healthy Schools, in cooperation with St. Lucie Public Schools and the Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County, are excited to kick off the “Teach Flu A Lesson” program in 2016! Every year thousands of children miss valuable time in the classroom because of the dreaded flu. If that isn’t bad enough they carry…

Volunteers Welcome

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. Community members are asked to consider becoming volunteers for St.…

2016-2017 Coupons for Classrooms

SUPPORT YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL AND CLASS Buy your Coupons for Classrooms book today and help raise money for your child’s school as well as for teacher grants and high school senior scholarships.  Each book costs $25.00 and just using it twice will save you the dollars you paid for the book. https://issuu.com/savearound/docs/st_lucie_county_fl?e=18348958/15118567 For ordering information,…

Heroic Summer

St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) Superintendent E. Wayne Gent posed the question to students in Mrs. Myers’ 3rd grade Bayshore Elementary School classroom, “What did you do this summer?” What he heard from eight-year-old Christine Regina was a heroic recount of this young student’s quick thinking that helped save a young boy from drowning.  …

Attendance Matters

  September is Attendance Awareness Month. Improving attendance and reducing chronic absence is not rocket science, but it does take commitment, collaboration and tailored approaches to the particular strengths and challenges of each school or community. Across the nation, schools, communities and advocates have successfully taken steps to ensure children are attending school more regularly.…

Butterfly Garden at SLE

St. Lucie County Retired Educators visited St. Lucie Elementary.  The Retired Educators of St. Lucie County donated all items needed to start a butterfly garden on campus to the classes of Ms. Kurtti and Ms. Lewis. Principal Woulard along with the entire staff and student body of St. Lucie Elementary are thankful for the beautiful addition…

Don’t Miss This!

Florida’s educational leaders are providing opportunities for fathers to engage more fully in their children’s education and to strengthen the connections between fathers and schools through the celebration of Dads Take Your Child to School Day. Your child’s school will share specific information with you.  In the meantime, mark your calendar and plan to join…

Southport’s Breakfast for Bus Drivers

Southport Middle School celebrated our bus drivers who continually transport our students everyday with a breakfast sponsored by PBS. Our Principal, Ms. Telese, Dean Palau, Dean Parks, Maryann Walser, and Ms. Laye along with Officer Green were in attendance to show support to our bus drivers. Our students are also appreciative of each and every…

Zika Resources

For accurate and up-to-date information and resources on the Zika virus, the following web links from the Florida Health Department in St. Lucie County are valuable resources:

Zika Virus Updates

http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/zika-virus/index.html

Spill the Water Campaign

http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/spill-the-water/