BUICK TEST DRIVE EVENT WILL RAISE FUNDS FOR HIGH SCHOOL

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – 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 … Read More

2017 Graduation Schedule

EVERYONE, including children of all ages, must have a ticket in order to be admitted to the graduation. Upcoming Ceremonies 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 … Read More

Autism Awareness

St. Lucie Public Schools proudly supported the April 8 Firefighters Charity Flag Football Tournament at Jessica Clinton Park.  

Mariposa Elementary’s VPK Orbits

After discussing mysterious movers all week, and learning that wind, water, and planets are mysterious movers; the students in Mrs. Claudia Bonilla’s Mariposa VPK classroom learned about the solar system and how the planets are constantly moving. They learned the correct term to describe that movement — orbit. They then discussed which planets were closer to the sun, and they all held a planet, moon, or star and began to orbit. The use of technology, images, and songs were implemented as well. Students pictured: Brayden Myers, Arianna Jesse, Madilynn Bonocchi, and Shantel Perch.  

2017 Drill Meet

By: Sarai Narvaez   The Port Saint Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion traveled to Lakeland, FL to compete in the Florida State Final Drill Competition on April 1st.  Out of the 396 Army JROTC programs in FL, 108 schools qualified to compete at the State finals. The Jaguars competed in the following events: Female Color Guard, commanded by Cadet First Sergeant Morgan Emerson, Female Platoon Unarmed Regulation, commanded by Cadet Captain Kaycee Rhodes, Female Squad Armed Regulation, commanded by Cadet First Sergeant Syanna Graham, Female Platoon Exhibition, commanded by Staff Sergeant Allison Wilhoit and Female Squad Armed Exhibition, commanded by … Read More

Hill Speaks to Class of 2020

Fort Pierce Westwood’s Class of 2020 was introduced to Dr. Michael J. Hill as part of the Speakers Bureau Series. He is currently a pastor at Prophetic Praise Ministries in Fort Pierce, Florida. His message was simple and to the point. We all have decisions to make, and for the most part, we make good decisions. What’s really important in life is when we have to make the right choice or an important decision that may be deemed as unpopular by our social clique.  We ask ourselves, Do we have the fortitude to choose wisely? Dr. Hill held the students … Read More

Morningside’s Odyssey

Morningside Elementary hosted a dessert theater and silent auction fundraiser to support their school teams’ trip to the State Finals for Odyssey of the Mind.  Morningside was honored with Omer’s award for great teamwork at the Regional Competition held earlier in the year. Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from K to 12th grades. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. These school teams have already proven themselves successful as they were top finishers in … Read More

Lady Greyhounds’ Coach Mathews Brings Home 500th Win

Surrounded by his softball team, St. Lucie Public Schools staff, and fans, Roger Mathews celebrated his 500th victory as a softball coach on Tuesday, April 4th. He has supported Lincoln Park Academy’s (LPA) Lady Greyhounds round the bases for the last 14 years. Prior to that, he coached softball at Port St. Lucie High School and John Carroll. In sum, this legendary coach has spent 29 years on the field.   LPA’s Athletic Director Jill Corey presented Mathews with a commemorative plaque and banner on a softball field chalked with special “500” markings in honor of his coaching accomplishment. Sharing … Read More

Lady Greyhounds’ Coach Mathews Brings Home 500th Win

FORT PIERCE, FL – Surrounded by his softball team, St. Lucie Public Schools staff, and fans, Roger Mathews celebrated his 500th victory as a softball coach on Tuesday, April 4th. He has supported Lincoln Park Academy’s (LPA) Lady Greyhounds round the bases for the last 14 years. Prior to that, he coached softball at Port St. Lucie High School and John Carroll. In sum, this legendary coach has spent 29 years on the field.   LPA’s Athletic Director Jill Corey presented Mathews with a commemorative plaque and banner on a softball field chalked with special “500” markings in honor of … Read More

Schools Advance to State Competition for Odyssey of the Mind

Teams from three St. Lucie Public Schools will advance to the Florida State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on the campus of the University of Central Florida on Saturday, April 8. Rivers Edge Elementary, Morningside Elementary, and Lincoln Park Academy will join hundreds of other problem solvers vying for top spots in order to proceed to the World Finals in May. Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from K to 12th grades. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own … Read More

Schools Advance to State Competition for Odyssey of the Mind

FORT PIERCE, FL –  Teams from three St. Lucie Public Schools will advance to the Florida State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament on the campus of the University of Central Florida on Saturday, April 8. Rivers Edge Elementary, Morningside Elementary, and Lincoln Park Academy will join hundreds of other problem solvers vying for top spots in order to proceed to the World Finals in May. Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from K to 12th grades. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices … Read More

Hensley – Finalist for Hegener Award

EDC announces finalists for the Pete Hegener Leadership Award The EDC is pleased to announce Alto “Bud” Adams, Jr., Mike Brown, Sr. and Kathryn Hensley, have been selected as finalists for the prestigious Pete Hegener Leadership Award. 

Jaguar Battalion Flag Retirement Ceremony 2017

Flag Retirement Ceremony 2017 By: Sarai Narvaez The Port Saint Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion held its annual Service Learning event, a U.S. Flag Retirement ceremony, at the school.  The Jaguars retired unserviceable American Flags in accordance with the U.S. Flag Code.  The Jaguars’ Band took part in the ceremony playing Taps, reveille, retreat, and the National Anthem. We appreciate Mrs. Wiley, the band, and Principal Ocampo for participating in the event. The Color Guard was commanded by Cadet Captain Travis Cetin carrying the National flag. Cadet Staff Sergeant Patrick Archer carried the State Flag, Cadet Sergeant 1st Class Hayley … Read More

Foster Grandparent Program at White City Elementary

White City Elementary students enjoy reading with the volunteers from the Foster Grandparent Program.  These volunteers spend hours on campus supporting student learning. Students look forward to spending time with these special volunteers.

Shareef’s Project Ranks as Best in Show

FORT PIERCE, FL – Haniya Shareef, a junior at Lincoln Park Academy, is no stranger to innovation as her ratings at this year’s State Science and Engineering STEM Fair and Competition prove.  Her individual project, “Molecular Characterization and Enhanced Efficacy of a Novel Host-Specified Bioherbicide Candidate for Cyperus Rotundus,” entered in the Plant Sciences Category was awarded First Place and the Division Grand Award.  In addition, Shareef was one of only eight students throughout the entire state of Florida whose project was selected as Best in Show.  The other St. Lucie County students participating in the State Fair also returned … Read More

Shareef’s Project Ranks as Best in Show

Haniya Shareef, a junior at Lincoln Park Academy, is no stranger to innovation as her ratings at this year’s State Science and Engineering STEM Fair and Competition prove.  Her individual project, “Molecular Characterization and Enhanced Efficacy of a Novel Host-Specified Bioherbicide Candidate for Cyperus Rotundus,” entered in the Plant Sciences Category was awarded First Place and the Division Grand Award.  In addition, Shareef was one of only eight students throughout the entire state of Florida whose project was selected as Best in Show.  The other St. Lucie County students participating in the State Fair also returned to the District laden … Read More

Lincoln Park Academy Chorus Sweeps Washington D. C. National Choral Competition

During the weekend of March 23-26, the LPA Chorus participated in the WorldStrides OnStage Washington D. C. National Choral Festival. The results are as follows: Encore Concert Choir – Gold Award (Superior Rating) – 2nd Place Ranking Women’s Chorale – Gold Award (Superior Rating) – 1st Place Ranking Rhapsody Concert Choir – Gold Award (Superior Rating) – 1st Place Ranking LPA also received the following awards; Most Outstanding Choral Group Award Choral Sweepstakes Award The Maestro Award – Awarded to individual students for an outstanding performance. LPA students awarded for their outstanding percussion performance: Joshua Cleveland, Alandini Dieujuste, and Donald … Read More

Health Fair 2017

Written by Jalisa Smith and Daphkar Rene St. Lucie West Centennial High School (SLWCHS) hosted its annual Health Fair on March 23, 2017. The event was planned by the Allied Health teachers Elizabeth Durkee and Mary Higgins along with senior students in the Electrocardiograph class. Community partners gathered to inform nearly 2,000 high school students on healthy eating, fitness, health care careers, and teen safety. Centennial students were greeted by HOSA members and were handed a passport listing organizations on site for the Health Fair. They practiced hands-only CPR as demonstrated by the First Responder class and tested their strength … Read More

High School Junior Is Two-Time Congressional Medal Recipient

St. Lucie Public Schools’ (SLPS) junior Christine Bourgoin of Mosaic Digital Academy was presented a Silver Congressional Award on April 1 at a ceremony hosted by Congressman Brian Mast.  Bourgoin is a two-time medal recipient.  Last year, she was among elite young Floridians from the Treasure Coast honored with a bronze medal for volunteerism, leadership, and personal development.   According to Jeanne Ziemba, principal of Mosaic Digital Academy, “Christine is extremely goal oriented and is a champion for community service.  I fully expect to see her here again next year as a senior going for Gold.” A log of her … Read More

High School Junior Is Two-Time Congressional Medal Recipient

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – St. Lucie Public Schools’ (SLPS) junior Christine Bourgoin of Mosaic Digital Academy was presented a Silver Congressional Award on April 1 at a ceremony hosted by Congressman Brian Mast.  Bourgoin is a two-time medal recipient.  Last year, she was among elite young Floridians from the Treasure Coast honored with a bronze medal for volunteerism, leadership, and personal development.   According to Jeanne Ziemba, principal of Mosaic Digital Academy, “Christine is extremely goal oriented and is a champion for community service.  I fully expect to see her here again next year as a senior going for Gold.” … Read More