St. Lucie Public Schools and Indian River State College work in collaboration to provide students with opportunities to experience a college campus, speak with individuals on site, and establish robust goals for their future. Students recently participated in a 2017 Men of Color College Tour. Many former Fort Pierce Central High School students served as mentors for the tour. These gentlemen are pictured here with Indian River State College President Ed Massey.
C-SPAN’s all-new 45-foot customized motor coach partnered with Comcast to engage teachers and students through interactive demonstrations of C-SPAN’s multi-platform public service resources. Students interacted with state-of-the-art resources on the bus including: Large-screen tablets featuring C-SPAN programming and myriad of political and educational resources A smart TV and classroom area for conversations with students and teachers A high-definition TV production studio for taped and live programming A 360-degree video station featuring C-SPAN’s unfiltered coverage of high-profile events and insightful, behind-the-scenes tours of U.S. landmarks A Washington, D.C.-themed selfie station where visitors can share their Bus experience through social media To
Northport community is so very proud of our essay contest winners for the recent writing opportunity for our sixth graders. The American Security Council Foundation offers a program that teaches good citizenship called “Step Up America.” Northport has made the program an integral piece of educating students about the many aspects of being a great citizen and how to become aware of their surroundings. We have dubbed that program “Step Up Northport.” The essay topic was titled “What Freedom Means to Me and What Protects Our Freedoms in this Country.” The prizes for the essay contest were awarded to John
A collection of artworks from twelve young Lincoln Park Academy artists are being displayed at Art Connection Gallery in the Arcade Building, 101 US-1 (and Orange Ave.) in Ft Pierce. The students from Lisa Steffens-Smith class have been studying the contemporary artist Jim Dine. All student work is a representation of the artist. An opening reception has taken place in the gallery. Exhibitions will be open to the public until November 30th. Students participating in the St. Lucie County Teen Art have the opportunity to win a variety of prizes. All winners of the two-week segment will have their art
Many of St. Lucie Public Schools’ families enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving thanks to the generosity of our friends at the Fort Pierce Elks Lodge #1520. According to our partner in education Lenny Smallacombe, “Chester A. Moore Elementary’s school staff asked for the organization’s help, and the Fort Pierce Elks Lodge #1520 was pleased to make 20 families’ Thanksgiving better.” Pictured below: The Pantry Food Backpack Team is boxing Thanksgiving food items and turkeys for 20 homeless families who have children attending C.A. Moore Elementary School in Ft. Pierce. During this time of year, members of The Pantry Food Backpack Team