Local Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced

Three teachers were named as finalists for St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) Teacher of the Year during surprise announcements on Monday, January 22nd.  Luca Bradley (Fort Pierce Central High School), Luke Hall (Treasure Coast High School), and Samantha Lamora (Savanna Ridge Elementary School) reveled in the news from delegates representing SLPS, School Board, St. Lucie…

Help Protect Yourself and Others From the Flu

Click on the link below for a short and informative video on how you can protect yourself and others from the flu this season.  There is also a trivia game (“Just the Vax”) to test your knowledge about vaccines, their history, and value in the fight against the flu. There’s more! Check it out. http://www.preventchildhoodinfluenza.org/keep-flu-out-of-school/students…

Take the Billion Step Challenge

Help support Healthy St. Lucie Coalition, a project focused on promoting health where we live, learn, work, and play. The 2018 Billion Step Challenge is open to anyone who lives in the County. Think about linking a wearable activity tracker device to your “Walker Tracker” account. If you are interested in participating as an individual…

February Is Heart Month

The perfect gift this Valentine’s Day is the gift of heart health. Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks American Heart Month, a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women.1…

A Reading Council Event for K-2 Teachers!

The St. Lucie County Reading Council is at it again! Bringing the best presenters to share information that will benefit us as professionals and our students as they develop their love of literacy! On Tuesday, February 6th, Dr. Debra Gurvitz will bring you ideas you can implement immediately in your writing block. Read about Debra’s…

February is Black History Month

Black History Month is celebrated every February and is a time set aside to learn about the accomplishments, culture, and contributions of African Americans. Black History Month 2018 Theme Since 1976, every American president has designated February as Black History Month and endorsed a specific theme. The Black History Month 2018 theme, “African Americans in…