St. Lucie Public Schools Grad Rate Increases to 91.8 Percent

For the second year, St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) boasts a graduation rate above 90 percent with 1.7 percent growth this year landing the District at 91.8 percent – well above the State average. All comprehensive high schools in the District scored at or above 91.7 percent with an overall average of 96.5 percent. “This is a monumental accomplishment.  All demographic groups continue to perform at high levels as more and more students graduate each year.  This is vital to support college and career opportunities for our students and will continue to aid economic development in our community,” said Superintendent … Read More

St. Lucie Public Schools Grad Rate Increases to 91.8 Percent

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL – For the second year, St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) boasts a graduation rate above 90 percent with 1.7 percent growth this year landing the District at 91.8 percent – well above the State average. All comprehensive high schools in the District scored at or above 91.7 percent with an overall average of 96.5 percent. “This is a monumental accomplishment.  All demographic groups continue to perform at high levels as more and more students graduate each year.  This is vital to support college and career opportunities for our students and will continue to aid economic development … Read More

MLK CALENDAR OF EVENTS

LEGACY OF JUSTICE PEACE & EQUALITY JANUARY 11 – 19, 2019 “WEEK OF KINDNESS” TREASURE COAST CHAPTER OF CHARMETTES, INC. LUVENIA H. MORGAN / (772) 577-0060 FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2019 “OPENING RECEPTION” INDIAN RIVER STATE COLLEGE, KOBLEGARD STUDENT UNION 3209 VIRGINIA AVENUE, FORT PIERCE TIME: 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC. MELISSA NEWTON / (772) 334-0738 SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 2019 “YOUTH SYMPOSIUM” LINCOLN PARK ACADEMY AUDITORIUM 1806 AVENUE I, FORT PIERCE TIME: 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, INC. DR. TAMIA McEWEN / (832) 309-5662 SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 2019 “MLK SPELLING BEE” LINCOLN PARK … Read More

VPK Registration

VPK registration is just around the corner. Spread the word to your family and friends. FULL DAY PROGRAM WITH CERTIFIED TEACHERS TRANSPORTATION, BREAKFAST & LUNCH AVAILABLE (Some restrictions may apply.) **You must reside in the zone for which you apply**   Schools in the Blue Zone: Parkway Elementary, Savanna Ridge Elementary, Mariposa Elementary, Northport K8, and Village Green Environmental Studies School   Schools in the Green Zone: Chester A. Moore Elementary, Lakewood Park Elementary, Lawnwood Elementary, St. Lucie Elementary, Weatherbee Elementary, and White City Elementary   Schools in the Red Zone: Allapattah Flats K8, Bayshore Elementary, and Windmill Point Elementary   … Read More

Afterschool Meals Program at Dale Cassens Educational Complex

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL – St. Lucie Public Schools announces its intent to participate in the Afterschool Meals Program, a subcomponent of the Child Care Food Program. The Afterschool Meals Program is designed primarily to provide nutritious snacks and/or meals to children in participating afterschool programs.  Snacks and/or meals will be available at no separate charge to children attending the site listed below, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Site: Dale Cassens Education Complex 1905 S 11th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950   About USDA In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of … Read More

PSLHS Presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Port St. Lucie High School is excited to present 𝘋𝘪𝘴𝘯𝘦𝘺’𝘴 𝘉𝘦𝘢𝘶𝘵𝘺 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘉𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘵 as its Winter Show. This is is PSLHS’s 30th Anniversary, and that makes this show even more special! For ticket locations: www.PSLHSDrama.com/tickets. Here are the dates and the times: Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 * 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 * 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 * 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 * 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 * 12 Noon Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 * 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 * 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 * 7:30 p.m. Saturday, … Read More

The Spirit of Giving

Over 600 St. Lucie Public Schools students received food, clothing, and supplies from generous members of the Elks Lodge #1520 in Fort Pierce. The December 12th delivery schedule started out promising to serve 3 schools, but as donations poured in, the number of schools quickly grew to 13. This growth mirrors the growth in the number of students who benefit from the Elks Backpack Program which supports students throughout the year.    

English Learning Center

St. Lucie Public Schools staff visit with the parents of English Learners who attend the English Learning Center at Weatherbee Elementary. The District hosts four different locations through the Title III Program. Parents shared traditional holiday food. They were also serenaded by one of our parents. Norma Miller is the dedicated site manager for this center .

Wreaths Across America

On Saturday, December 15, 12 cadets from Treasure Coast High School AFJROTC volunteered to help Wreaths Across America at Rolling Oaks Cemetery, 2200 SW Del Rio Blvd. Port St. Lucie. There, they remembered and honored our fallen veterans through the laying of Remembrance Wreaths on the graves of our country’s veteran heroes. From the Revolutionary War to present day conflicts, our veterans are devoted sons and daughters, fathers and mothers, sisters and brothers. They come from all backgrounds in life to place their lives on the line for our freedoms. Furthermore, TCHS would like to honor Mrs. Lisa Heinz, a … Read More

Fort Pierce Westwood Remakes Feliz Navidad

Mr. Jesus Rivera recorded and edited the holiday greeting for Fort Pierce Westwood this year.  Faculty, staff and students sang to Feliz Navidad and Mr. Rivera created a video to highlight the best (or worst) of our campus talent.  Please visit the following link to view our holiday greetings for you and your families. Wishing you and your families a very happy holiday season. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6auARWSf7fY&feature=youtu.be        

Northport Drama Department Excels

Kudos to Allison Barajas and her Northport drama students who gave an outstanding performance of “Ebony Scrooge.” Rave reviews for this over-the-top performance.

Northport PTO Promotes Parent Involvement!

Many thanks to our AWESOME Northport PTO! These ladies have worked tirelessly to make sure that the Northport holiday season was so wonderful. They have prepared desserts, brought lunch from Dale’s, read around the Christmas tree, conducted the morning announcement, worked in the Santa Shop and just so much more! Our Northport community wishes our PTO, our parents, grandparents, students and community members a very festive holiday season!

Northport Students Spread Joy All About the Town!

Rising Stars 1st-4th grade students delivered holiday cheer to the residents at the Port St. Lucie Nursing and Restorative Care Center. They sang holiday songs, distributed homemade cards, and engaged in joyful conversations with the residents. Trenton Scalabrin, a fourth grade student, delighted everyone by playing Silent Night on the piano. He stole the show ❤

Northport Thanks Community Partners

Many thanks to our partners in education, First United Methodist Church of Port Saint Lucie. They brought 400 Christmas cookies for Northport teachers and staff. They support our children and staff in so many ways. The congregation, along with Rad and Pat Orlandi, are true blessings to us all. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone ❤ 🎄, Pictured is Rad Orlandi with his grandson, Adrian, and Northport PTO member, Erica Richardson.

What’s New on the Education Channel

Watch an all new Eye on St. Lucie hosted by Kerry Padrick! We will be featuring new School Report episodes that you do not want to miss! Those include the Makerspace Launches and Elks Donations.   On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, as well as New Years Eve and New Years Day, we will have all-day Christmas marathons. The WPSL Christmas Kids shows will air along with holiday concerts from our schools. We will send the Christmas programming schedule to you all late tomorrow.   We are on Comcast Channel 13 (Fort Pierce), Channel 19 (Port St. Lucie), and Channel … Read More

Afterschool Meals Program at Dale Cassens Educational Complex

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL –  St. Lucie Public Schools announces its intent to participate in the Afterschool Meals Program, a subcomponent of the Child Care Food Program.  The Afterschool Meals Program is designed primarily to provide nutritious snacks and/or meals to children in participating afterschool programs.  Snacks and/or meals will be available at no separate charge to children attending the site listed below, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Site: Dale Cassens Education Complex 1905 S 11th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 About USDA In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture … Read More

Atlantic Coast High School Rifle Meet

On Saturday December 15, 2018, Port St. Lucie High School’s Army JROTC Jaguar Battalion Marksmanship Team attended their first rifle competition of the season at Atlantic Community High School. We competed against eight other schools with 63 total participants. Cadets who competed were Cadet Private Emma Lewiston who ranked 24th, Cadet Private Riley Riaccard who ranked 27th, Cadet Major Joleen Kalinowski who ranked 20th, Cadet Corporal Mackenzie Moad who ranked 39th, Cadet Captain Mathew Simmons who ranked 22nd, Cadet Sergeant First Class Edward Cook who ranked 17th, Cadet Private Austin Griffin who ranked 34th, Cadet Master Sergeant Max Marrero who … Read More

Partnerships Benefit Students

Barnes & Noble of Jensen Beach chose the McKinney Vento Homeless program to be the recipient of the annual Holiday Book Drive this year. In-store customers have purchased over 3,000 new books so far to donate to the program. Every student enrolled in the program received a holiday gift bag that included two brand new books, new socks, school supplies, a hygiene kit, and coloring books for the younger students. Geneva Financial donated over 500 coloring books and crayons, the Treasure Coast Food Bank donated the hygiene items for the kits, and Bombas socks donated over 2,000 pairs of new … Read More