Congratulations to: Shelby Baker, Heather Conte, and Ronald Barr! These members of the SLPS Human Resources Team were recognized at the June School Board meeting for their concentrated efforts on monitoring needs for and supporting efforts for teacher certification renewals, updates, and the like. St. Lucie Public Schools is making positive strides in the area of recruitment and retention as it prepares for another banner academic year.
May was a banner month for student participation in State and international competitions, and the District is proud to celebrate students’ accomplishments. Project Citizen Students in 7th grade classrooms in St. Lucie County have a unique opportunity to learn how our government works in their Civics classrooms. Each year they identify a local or State issue, research the levels of government needed to be influenced, the positives and negatives of possible solutions, and ultimately create an action plan. Students learn about public policy and the interaction of citizens and the government through their research. This year, 18 schools participated at
Distinguished members of the United Way of St. Lucie County were present at the St. Lucie School Board Meeting to honor schools for this year’s giving campaign. Campaign Chair Andrew Treadwell recognized the following schools for their outstanding contributions: Forest Grove Middle School – Largest Employee Giving and the Largest Campaign Overall West Gate K-8 School – Highest Student Campaign and the Largest Campaign Overall White City Elementary School – Highest Student Campaign Morningside Elementary School – Largest Employee Giving and the Largest Campaign Overall Southport Middle School – Highest Student Campaign Northport K-8 School – Largest Employee Giving Treasure
The Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year and 2017 FPWHS graduate Aleshia Johnson shared her positive experiences in school and with the Boys and Girls Clubs at a recent realtors meeting. Aleshia gave credit to her teachers and mentors for support and inspiration along her admirable academic journey. In turn, she has and will continue to be a motivator for others as she volunteers and actively continues to provide service to the Boys and Girls Clubs as a leader. We wish her great success in her next chapter of collegiate studies.
Mark Your Calendar For July 14, 2017
Summer Slide resources are available to support students’ continued growth and preparation for a successful year. These helpful resources are for grades PreK through 12. Students, parents, and community organizations have access to them any time and any place. Visit www.stlucieschools.org and click on the Summer Slide logo to explore these resources today.
The Department of Education released a battery of scores today that reflects good news and supports St. Lucie Public Schools’ (SLPS) continued positive student achievement trends. Overall, the District continued its climb in ELA, math, and science. Superintendent E. Wayne Gent attributes the growth to the individualized support students receive from their teachers, support staff, and school leaders. “Our teachers and administrators are dedicated and have a focus on learning for all students. I appreciate their work as a strong collaborative team; it spurs our success,” stated Gent. The District’s scores are good news for academic achievement on multiple fronts
ST. LUCIE COUNTY — The Department of Education released a battery of scores today that reflects good news and supports St. Lucie Public Schools’ (SLPS) continued positive student achievement trends. Overall, the District continued its climb in ELA, math, and science. Superintendent E. Wayne Gent attributes the growth to the individualized support students receive from their teachers, support staff, and school leaders. “Our teachers and administrators are dedicated and have a focus on learning for all students. I appreciate their work as a strong collaborative team; it spurs our success,” stated Gent. The District’s scores are good news for academic
St. Lucie Public Schools celebrates our 3,000 graduates who will enter the world of college and careers with more than $24 million in scholarships. We also celebrate the many highlights of the Class of 2017 including, but not limited to: 200 students earning their Associate of Arts Degree before graduating high school Over 100 future educators receiving “A Promise Is a Promise” certificates to return to teach in SLPS More than 63 young men and women planning to serve in the armed forces Hundreds of students obtaining industry certifications to begin earning high wage salaries in high demand jobs We
The nationally known cardiologist, Dr. Tiffany Sizemore-Ruiz, Class of 2003, returned to Lincoln Park Academy to dispense nuggets of wisdom to the eighth-grade graduates of 2017. She delivered the message that all lessons learned in eighth grade were relevant as she shared anecdotes of the hard-tack lesson from Mr. David Perry’s eighth-grade history class, as well as algebraic strategies taught to her by Ms. Chinn. As a college student, Sizemore-Ruiz passed on the same strategies to her tutor, and she was able to save the life of her Algebra I teacher. Lastly, she issued a life prescription to the graduates
St. Lucie Public Schools Summer Musical, “The King and I” MATINEES ARE SOLD OUT! NOW IS THE TIME TO GET YOUR TICKETS FOR ONE OF THE OTHER 5 SHOWS. Don’t miss this great show with beautiful costumes, awesome singing and acting and a classic Broadway musical. Show times: Wednesday, June 14th @ 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 15th @ 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 16th @ 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 17th @ 2:00 p.m. (SOLD OUT) & 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 18th @ 2:00 p.m.(SOLD OUT) & 7:00 p.m. The shows will be performed in the Port Saint Lucie High School Auditorium
Naviance is a comprehensive K-12 college and career readiness solution that helps SLPS students align strengths and interests to post-secondary goals, improve student outcomes, and connect learning to life. Students easily navigate the web-based college and career readiness planning and tracking tools including: Self-discovery Assessments Goal-setting College Research Tools Course Planning Career Exploration Resources Individual Learning Plans Portfolio