PSLPD came to read holiday stories to first graders for their holiday tea on December 20th. Students enjoyed cookies, juice and a question/answer session with some police officers.
Month: December 2017
Students in Centennial’s Medical Academy participated in HOSA’s toy drive this holiday season. They are making Christmas bright for children on the Treasure Coast and Okeechobee. The HOSA students collected over 175 gifts for the children.
During the months of November and December, HOSA invited the faculty, staff, and students of SLWCHS to participate in a toy drive for the children on the caseload of Devereux Community Based Care of Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast. These children are in protective custody due to unfortunate circumstances in their own homes. They are often placed with foster families or relatives during this difficult time. Eagle faculty, staff and students banded together and collected more than 175 gifts for these special children. Members of our HOSA chapter and Allied Health classes helped load Devereux’s ‘sleigh’ last week. Merry … Read More
Allapattah Flats K-8 Saturday, Dec. 2 – Santa’s Breakfast 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. $3.00 per person Thursday, Dec. 7 – Night of the Arts at 5:30 p.m. Bayshore Elementary Tuesday, Dec. 12 – Grades 3-5 Holiday Concert at 6:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria Wednesday, Dec. 13 – Grades K-2 Holiday Concert at 6:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria Dan McCarty Middle School Wednesday, Dec. 13 -“A Joyful Night” Holiday Concert featuring Dan McCarty Middle School Singing Eagles and Westwood High School Concert Choir at Dan McCarty Middle School in the Cafeteria – 7:00 p.m. Fairlawn Elementary School Monday, Dec. 11 – 15 … Read More
C.A. Moore Instructor Nardi Routten stood before the Florida Cabinet this week with six other Florida educators of distinction as Governor Rick Scott recognized them with the Shine Award. This prestigious award is presented to teachers and administrators in Florida who make significant contributions to the field of education. According to a press release issued from the Florida Department of Education, Governor Rick Scott said, “I am proud to present these outstanding educators with the Governor’s Shine Award and thank them for their commitment to ensuring students reach their full potential. The educators honored today represent the thousands of … Read More
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Four students from St. Lucie West Centennial High School were invited to join students from Broward County Public Schools to participate in an instructional camp at MarineLab in Key Largo, FL in November. The students, who are identified as deaf or hard of hearing, had the opportunity to engage in marine science activities and perform experiments with the help of educational interpreters. When writing about their experiences, student comments included, “I was so excited because everyone was signing” and “I will never forget it; it was wonderful!” It was truly a valuable educational and social opportunity for all the students … Read More
White City Elementary students enjoyed a special performance. The Jazz Ensemble of Florida Baptist College visited White City Elementary and played some familiar, uplifting songs. Students enjoyed the selections and they enhanced their understanding of various instruments and rhythms.
White City Elementary families participated in Student Led Conference Night. Students shared their learning goals, assessment data, and their action plan with their parents. Parents received specific information regarding their students’ academic performance.
FORT PIERCE, FL – C.A. Moore Instructor Nardi Routten stood before the Florida Cabinet this week with six other Florida educators of distinction as Governor Rick Scott recognized them with the Shine Award. This prestigious award is presented to teachers and administrators in Florida who make significant contributions to the field of education. According to a press release issued from the Florida Department of Education, Governor Rick Scott said, “I am proud to present these outstanding educators with the Governor’s Shine Award and thank them for their commitment to ensuring students reach their full potential. The educators honored today represent … Read More
Congratulations to Treasure Coast High School Senior Gustavo Delgado on his early admission to the University of Chicago. In addition to gaining early admission to the prestigious university, he was also awarded a full four-year scholarship covering tuition, room and board and other expenses. University of Chicago is ranked number three in National Universities by US News and World Report in 2018. Gustavo moved to Port Saint Lucie in 2016 and quickly established himself as a leader academically. He was awarded the AICE diploma with distinction at the end of his junior year. The AICE Diploma is a distinguished award … Read More
Northport was so pleased to host SLPS School Board Chair Dr. Donna Mills at our Speakers Bureau. The theme for the program for the month of December was peer pressure and integrity. The program was kicked off with a skit on peer pressure and bullying by eighth grade drama students Ryan Gilbert and Elaina Ledford. Special thanks to Northport drama instructor Alison Barajas for working with the students and instilling the love of drama. Northport middle grades instructor Sandra Tyndale Harvey sang “You’ll Never Walk Alone” to help encourage the students to have hope and to trust caring adults to … Read More
Treasure Coast High School graduate, Bailer Magers ’17, received notification this week from Cambridge that he achieved the ‘Top in Country’ award for the Economics AS Exam. ‘Top in Country’ refers to the learner who has gained the highest standard mark in the United States for the AICE Economics AS level exams in June 2017. Congratulations to Bailey! Bailey is currently studying engineering and is a member of the Honors Program at the University of Florida.
Substitute Teaching for St. Lucie Public Schools has just gotten better! Rates as high as $100 per day. Incentive pay for Critical Need areas. Take a closer look at SLPS…..You’ll like what you see! St. Lucie Public Schools has opportunities for qualified candidates to join our substitute teaching team. Interested candidates will hold a minimum of an Associate’s Degree or 60 college credits and must agree to work at least one day per month. Substitute teachers in Long Term Assignments (21 days or more) earn $100.00 per day. Substitute teachers in our Critical Needs sites earn $90.00 per day … Read More
Several members of the St. Lucie Public Schools community who submitted applications to the Aaron Project received grant funding to support classroom and school-wide projects. The following awards were announced at the December 12th School Board Meeting. Colleen Wilson – Village Green Elementary, Art and the Environment Brittany Buckley – Village Green Elementary Kindergarten Photographers, ‘Oh Snap!’ Belkis Madera – Oak Hammock K-8 School, Uncovering Stories – A Jewish Family Album Renee Hawkins and Brittany Eatman – Fairlawn Elementary, Challenge Living Wax Museum
St. Lucie Public Schools honored two individuals from the Transportation team at the December School Board Meeting. Venetia Brice and Giovanni Calzolano were nominated for STAR Award recognition based on their commitment to keeping children safe and going above and beyond to provide stellar service. Congratulations!
The holidays are a great time to share important dates such as those for graduation with family members and friends.
This is a friendly reminder that Friday, December 22nd is an early release day for students. Winter Break begins on Monday, December 25th. 12 Month employees return on January 2nd; all other faculty and staff return on Friday, January 5th. Students return on Monday, January 8th. Please visit the SLPS homepage at www.stlucieschools.org for a calendar with the complete listing of early release dates and holidays. Thank you.
On Friday, November 17, 2017, Allapattah Flats welcomed motivational speaker and SLPS Deputy Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Prince of the Speakers Bureau. Dr. Prince was introduced by Dr. Donna Mills who began the Speakers Bureau four years ago. Dr. Prince has a passion for reaching students by sharing his real life story and impressing upon them that all decisions you make in life does have an everlasting impact upon your life. Dr. Prince shared some real life struggles from elementary school on up thru high school. He admitted that he did not always make good choices along the way but always … Read More
Ms. Duran’s middle school students from Lincoln Park Academy participated in the Lion’s International Peace Poster Contest. First, second, and third place winners were selected by local artist, Debi Crouse. First place was awarded to Kiera Chapman-Martinez (7th). Second place was awarded to Brittney Wolfe (8th). Third place resulted in a tie between Bianca Arcadipane (7th) and Natali Gallegos (6th). Kiera Chapman-Martinez’s poster will advance to represent Lincoln Park Academy in the Peace Poster Contest. Honorable Mentions were also selected including Kara Valure (8th), Ripley Greenwald (8th), Summer Sinclair (8th), Talia Bock (8th), Francisco Godinez (7th), and Casey Chilton (6th). … Read More