Academic Challenge Champions Announced

  ST. LUCIE COUNTY – On Friday, January 19, students from local high schools competed in a battle of academic with-it-ness that challenged team members’ knowledge of philosophy and humanities, advanced mathematics and scientific theory, as well as a broad range of literature, music, and foreign language. The teams competed for the overall St. Lucie…

Local Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL — 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…

WLX-TV: The Education Channel

Watch the Teacher of the Year Interviews on WLX-TV.   Also, watch the 34th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade. Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube Channel and like/follow us on Facebook. WLX-TV – The Education Channel for St. Lucie Public Schools Comcast Channel 13 (Ft. Pierce) Channel 19 (Port St. Lucie) Home Town Cable…

Northport Deans Promote “Step Up America!”

Northport Deans Georgia Stone and Billy Hicks recently stepped into Susan Matteson’s eighth grade class and presented a solid lesson pertaining to personal security. The lesson was a group project where students were given information from the American Security Council Foundation website about personal security and the UN Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Each…

MLK Grand Parade Winners

2018 MLK Grand Parade Results for School Entries Elementary 1st Place: Frances K. Sweet Elementary 2nd Place: Village Green Elementary 3rd Place: Rivers Edge Elementary   K-8 1st Place: Northport K-8 2nd Place: Fort Pierce Magnet Arts 3rd Place: St. Lucie West K-8   Middle 1st Place: Forest Grove Middle 2nd Place: Southport Middle 3rd…

Dr. Jones Honored at FMEA

Congratulations to Dr. Rolanda A. Jones, Chorus Director, Dan McCarty Middle School, who was recently honored with FMEA’s 2018 Music Education Service Award. This award recognizes the outstanding service of members who have been active in music education for 25 years or more.

Florida Music Education Association (FMEA) Presents Susan S. Seal with the 2018 FMEA Secondary…

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL –  The Florida Music Education Association (FMEA) Awards Committee presented Principal Susan Seal of Treasure Coast High School (TCHS) with the 2018 FMEA Secondary Administrator of the Year Award on January 12 during the FMEA Professional Development Clinic/Conference at the Tampa Bay Convention Center.  The FMEA Awards and Recognition Program is…

Mariposa Elementary’s Student Council

Mariposa Elementary Student Council, led by Mrs. Alice Gale-Wharton, passed on the usual bi-monthly meeting to kick-off the season with a luncheon and craft project.  Dipping pinecones into peanut butter and birdseed, everyone enjoyed creating an environmentally safe gift to keep or give and share with our feathered Florida wildlife. Student Council members are: Austin…

Martin Luther King, Jr. Grand Parade

The Port St. Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion showed their pride at the annual Martin Luther King, Junior Day Parade in Fort Pierce.  Marching in this parade is a tremendous honor and privilege for Port St. Lucie High. The Battalion formation led by the Jaguar’s Color Guard was commanded by Cadet Captain Morgan Emerson carrying…

Wilke Named Principal of the Year Finalist

St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) is proud to share the Florida Department of Education’s (FDOE) announcement for Principal of the Year finalists.  Lawnwood Elementary Principal Traci Wilke is named as one of the three finalists!   Superintendent E. Wayne Gent stated, “Mrs. Wilke is exemplary in every facet of educational leadership.  She is passionate about…