Star Awards

St. Lucie Public Schools staff members were celebrated at the February School Board Meeting for demonstrating exemplary customer service. Ana Fernandez (St. Lucie Elementary, Reception) Steve Devlin (WLX-TV, St. Lucie Public Schools Education Channel) Jaeda Williams (WLX-TV, St. Lucie Public Schools Education Channel) Stephen Tipton (WLX-TV, St. Lucie Public Schools Education Channel) Craig Jerome (WLX-TV,…

Bayshore’s Odyssey of the Mind Team Places Second

Bayshore Elementary’s Odyssey of the Mind Team competed on Saturday, February 25, and received 2nd place! The team created a humorous story about a family that brings home an “Odd-a-Bot.” Instead of being programmed to perform tasks, this Odd-a-Bot robot learned from watching others. The team designed an original robot character that demonstrated human characteristics…

A. White Selected to Serve as Page

Ariana White, an eighth grade student at Palm Pointe Educational Research School at Tradition, will serve as a Page for State Representative Gayle Harrell in the upcoming Legislative Delegation session in Tallahassee, March 6-10. The exciting news came in an acceptance letter from Clerk Portia Palmer of the Florida House of Representatives. As a participant…

Open Enrollment Window

CHOICE OPEN ENROLLMENT WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY (applies to in-zone and out-of-zone students) High Schools: January 9 – 31 Kindergarten – 8th Grade: March 1 – 31 Open Enrollment and School Choice Questions and Answers If my children currently attend a school within my zone, has anything changed for them? No.   The new law says…

High Impact Teachers Recognized by Florida Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart

St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) principals and select teachers received congratulatory notices from Florida Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart celebrating High Impact Teachers’ positive influence on student performance.  The identified teachers are recognized as having the highest impact in the entire state based upon a recent analysis of student performance on statewide standardized assessments. In…

African American Proclamation

Mr. Jeff Johnson, St. Lucie Public Schools 2016 Teacher of the Year, read the following Proclamation at the February Board Meeting designating February, 2017, as African American History Month. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF ST. LUCIE COUNTY Proclamation   WHEREAS: The School Board of St. Lucie County takes pride in joining Americans throughout the country and…

AT&T Donates $2,000

Mr. Ian Cotner, Regional Director for AT&T, presented a $2,000 check to the Education Foundation as part of the corporation’s effort to support STEM education and provide experimental learning opportunities for students.

The funds will be used to support Career and Technical Education and middle school drone programs.

 

Gold and Silver School Awards

The Florida Department of Education presents the Golden and Silver School Awards to recognize exemplary programs, which promote parent and community involvement in education. The Golden School Award recognizes elementary, secondary and adult schools that meet the following criteria: A minimum of 80 percent of the school staff participated in training related to school volunteerism.…

5 Star School Award

The Five Star School Award was created by the Commissioner’s Community Involvement Council and is presented annually to those schools that have shown evidence of exemplary community involvement. In order to earn Five Star School recognition, a school must show documentation that it has achieved 100 percent of the established criteria in the following categories. Schools…

Innovative Grants Awarded

The Florida Education Association of Retired Educators awards two Innovative Grants to local educators each year.   Educators can apply for a $100.00 innovative grant for a project that will add to efficient and effective teaching to enhance student learning. This year’s grant recipients were Ms. Jacqueline Harris of Village Green Elementary and  Ms. Sandra…

Congratulations to Our Shining Stars!

John Davino (SGA) – Teacher of the Year Dawn Parker (DMMS) – School Related Employee of the Year Zakiyyah Owens (CAM) – Distinguished Minority Educator of the Year Bridgette Marie Hyde (REE) – Outstanding First Year Teacher of the Year It was a night to be remembered as recognition and respect was bestowed upon individuals…

Awards and Recognitions

High honors for outstanding achievement and recognition for students who are progressing to regional and state level competitions were announced at the St. Lucie Public Schools Awards Showcase. Family and friends gathered to celebrate as award winners were announced for the recent Project Citizen Showcase, History Day, and St. Lucie County Science and Engineering Fair-STEM…