Assistant Principal Jane Cox dances with kindergarten students for their monthly PBIS event. Students who earned enough Class Dojo points through positive behavior, attended a dance and enjoyed showing off their best moves.
Arielle Fountain represented Fort Pierce Westwood in Gainesville at the FFA Agriculture Education Career Development Event (CDE) and placed in the top six to advance to the State contest in June! Arielle developed a lesson plan, taught UF professors, and took a written test on the standards she was assigned to teach! She plans to major in Ag Ed at the University of Florida, and is off to a great start!
Manatee K-8 Academy showed up with a spirited team to support Autism Awareness during April’s Charity Flag Football event. Go team!
EVERYONE, including children of all ages, must have a ticket in order to be admitted to SLPS graduation ceremonies. Plan to arrive at least one hour prior to your child’s SLPS graduation start time. All ceremonies will be broadcast live on “The St. Lucie Education Channel” and streamed on YouTube. In keeping with the academic significance of the SLPS graduations, refrain from posting signs, distributing literature, flying balloons, or undertaking any activity including air horns, whistles, bells, or loud sounding objects that might interfere with the dignity of the program. Follow SLPS on social media for parking and traffic flow
Bring the whole family out to Tradition Field for the annual Family Reading Festival and Safety Festival. 9 AM – 2 PM Free Parking Scholastic Book Fair Read to a VIP Live Demonstrations Free Goodie Bags Food Vendors Kid Zone Much More!
By Renee Adderly-Clark On Friday, April 21, Allapattah Flats welcomed motivation speaker and author Joseph Dillard of the Speakers Bureau. Mr. Dillard has a passion for reaching young people with a message of realizing that the battle is “ME VS. ME”! From birth until now, there are many factors in our lives that we cannot control. For example, you cannot control the environment into which you are born. Some of us feel deep down inside that our present situations are not the best. Is that the underlying reason that you chose to disrespect your teachers, administrators, and others
Fifth grade students at Mariposa Elementary observed the life cycle of a butterfly during their science unit on living organisms. They learned about plant and animal adaptations, including complete and incomplete metamorphosis. The students finished off this unit by releasing the butterflies into their natural environment. Fifth grade teacher, Mrs. Zoie Griffiths, releases a butterfly as Travis Nimal looks on.
In celebration of Earth Day, Mrs. Sharon Dudash’s class spent the week on a number of environmental projects re-purposing trash into beautiful artwork and gifts. The students made various size holders for school supplies out of cans. Their display also included candle holders and pencil holders from glass and plastic. Everyone enjoyed the colorfully decorated rain sticks made from used cardboard tubes, nails and rice. Students learned important lessons on why we should all reduce, reuse and recycle. A special thanks goes out to Paraprofessionals Ms. Rubi Soto and Mrs. Nicole Bailey for helping to make it all possible.
The SLWK-8 My School Color Run sponsored by the Student Council was a huge success! Thank you everyone for your participation! Special thanks for Ms. Renee Taylor, Mrs. Shawna Portee, and Dean Lauren Kosinski for their hard work in organizing this event. Everyone had a colorful time!
DCEC hosted a THANK YOU luncheon for community members. Members from Kiwanis, Health Department, Restoring the Village, Concetta Viggiano Parry Foundation, and Appreciation Financial participated. The Kiwanis donated $1,000 and Concetta Viggiano Parry Foundation donated $800 to the school’s Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports Program. For both organizations, these donations are annual contributions for which the school is most thankful. According to Principal Harden, one of the luncheon guests indicated that his neighbor attends DCEC and he has seen a great difference in his behavior in the neighborhood since attending the school.
On your marks, get set, go! Over 50 students participated in Project Unify, a Special Olympics collaborative between four high schools in the St. Lucie Public Schools District. Students are practicing for a Unified Area Meet in Clermont on May 6th, a State Level competition involving IMG Academy. Project Unify supports the Special Olympics on the high school level with a mix of alternate-abled athletes and their able-partners. This year, competition is limited to track and field, but coordinators hope that with the help of the FHSAA, it will grow to all sport areas. Participants practiced several events including 4×100
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Ft. Pierce Central High School 8:30 am on May 23, 2017 at the Fair Grounds Treasure Coast High School 2:00 pm on May 23, 2017 at the Fair Grounds Lincoln Park Academy 8:30 am on May 25, 2017 at Fenn Center Ft. Pierce Westwood High School 1:30 pm on May 25, 2017 at Fenn Center St. Lucie West Centennial High School 8:30 am on May 26, 2017 at Fenn Center Port St. Lucie High School 1:30 pm on May 26, 2017 at Fenn Center Acceleration Academy 8:30 am on May 31, 2017 at Lincoln Park Academy Auditorium Performance Based Preparatory Academy 11:00
Treasure Coast High School Garber Buick GMC Drive For Education Saturday, April 22 8am-3pm Take a test drive and Garber donates $10.00 to the school! Must be *21 or older to participate.
Bulldogs enjoyed an evening of Civics and Science at their Title 1 Parent Night. Families experienced technology-enhanced learning through QR codes with examples of Civics EOC questions. Science focused on heavily tested standards to show families how to attack those types of questions. Fun was had by young and old alike!
First grade students enjoyed their day at the 4-H farm. Students were able to see up-close various animals on the farm.
All five teams placed first at the Palms Regional Competition, and Mrs. Moore’s team placed fourth at the State level. Congratulations, Bluejays!!!
Fort Pierce Central High School’s (FPCHS) student poets took to the stage with words spoken from the heart intended to excite and engage at this year’s Louder than a Bomb (LTAB) Poetry Slam. Kayla Daley, a senior, was one of 12 South Florida high school students selected from more than 300 participants in the individual final competition held at Nova Southeastern University on April 8. As a team, the FPCHS Cobras placed second in the semi-final round of the competition which draws famous name backers such as Jason Taylor of the Jason Taylor Foundation and Omari Hardwick of Bluapple Poetry.
ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Fort Pierce Central High School’s (FPCHS) student poets took to the stage with words spoken from the heart intended to excite and engage at this year’s Louder than a Bomb (LTAB) Poetry Slam. Kayla Daley, a senior, was one of 12 South Florida high school students selected from more than 300 participants in the individual final competition held at Nova Southeastern University on April 8. As a team, the FPCHS Cobras placed second in the semi-final round of the competition which draws famous name backers such as Jason Taylor of the Jason Taylor Foundation and Omari
On Saturday April 22, test drive a new Buick and help Buick donate up to $10,000 to Treasure Coast High School located at 1000 SW Darwin Blvd. in Port St. Lucie. Garber Buick GMC in Ft. Pierce will have new Buick vehicles at the school for this Test Drive Event from 8:00am-3:00pm. For each 2-3 minute Test Drive, Buick will donate $10.00. When the event exceeds 100 test drives, Buick will double the donation to $20.00. The goal is to reach the maximum donation of $10,000 for the day! The Sheriff’s Department will provide free fingerprinting for children and officers