Parent Academy – Workshops

 Join The Parent Academy of St. Lucie County for Two Upcoming Workshops! Both Are Informative and FREE   Parenting Wisely February 12, February 22, March 1, March 8 Secrets of Modern Parenting March 22, March 29, April 5, April 12            

Flu – A Guide for Parents

It’s flu season, and working together there are some everyday preventive actions we can take to help slow the spread of germs that may offer some protection against the flu.   Try to avoid close contact with sick people.   If you or your child gets sick with flu-like illness, stay home for at least 24 hours after the fever is gone except to get medical care or for other necessities.   Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue in the trash after you use it.   Wash your hands often … Read More

St. Lucie Speaks…and Listens

One hundred ninety early childhood educators laughed and learned at the “St. Lucie Speaks…and Listens” Conference at Fort Pierce Central High School on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The conference was presented by ALPI-Head Start, Early Learning Coalition of SLC, Children’s Services Council, St. Lucie County Education Foundation and St. Lucie Public Schools. The conference’s keynote speaker was Jennifer Faber of the Florida Children’s Council.

Business Meets Education for Breakfast

Fort Pierce Central High School’s culinary chefs prepared and served area business leaders a delicious breakfast at the Chamber of Commerce Business & Education Breakfast sponsored by the St. Lucie County Education Foundation! At this quarterly breakfast, attendees also enjoyed tours of Fort Pierce Central’s career and technical academies,thus providing a closer look at what students are learning in preparation for their next step into college and/or career opportunities. These events are available throughout the year at various school sites, and we invite you to join.  For more information and upcoming opportunities, visit: Chamber website: http://stluciechamber.org/…/education-business-breakfast-a…/ and https://www.facebook.com/stlucieschools/ THIS IS … Read More

WCE Welcomes WPBF

Britley Ritz, WPBF Meteorologist, received a warm welcome from White City Wildcats before she even stepped foot on campus.    She recently visited the school to share an interactive and informative weather lesson on weather systems that included thunderstorms, tornadoes, tropical systems, and rip currents — all very relevant to students in South Florida.  A big shout out to WPBF and their on-going support to stay involved with our students!                  

Register for VPK

VPK Registration Is Now Open for the 2018-2019 School Year To be eligible, children must be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2018 Free Full Day Program Register Before February 22, 2018   For More Information Visit:  http://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/our-programs/voluntary-pre-k/            

Shareef Among Nation’s Most Promising Young Scientists

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL – Lincoln Park Academy Senior Haniya Shareef has been named a finalist in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. Each of the 40 finalists will receive at least $25,000 in awards, and selection from the pool of highly qualified entrants was based on their projects’ scientific rigor and their potential to become world-changing scientific leaders.   The Regeneron Science Talent Search, a program of Society for Science & the Public since 1942, focuses on identifying the next generation of scientists and engineers who … Read More

Shareef Among Nation’s Most Promising Young Scientists

Lincoln Park Academy Senior Haniya Shareef has been named a finalist in the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. Each of the 40 finalists will receive at least $25,000 in awards, and selection from the pool of highly qualified entrants was based on their projects’ scientific rigor and their potential to become world-changing scientific leaders.   The Regeneron Science Talent Search, a program of Society for Science & the Public since 1942, focuses on identifying the next generation of scientists and engineers who will provide critical leadership in … Read More

Featured Artist Thomas H. Lewis

Tallahassee-based artist Thomas H. Lewis aims to create one-of-a-kind colorful, detailed, complex and exciting works of stained glass art that capture and translate images in a manner that reflects the reality, emotion and true nature of the subject being presented. Lewis has worked in the medium of stained glass for more than 23 years. His concentration has been in perfecting the copper foil technique, which allows the subject to be translated onto glass in realistic detail. The objective in all of Lewis’ work is to achieve a detailed realistic presentation of the subject; be it humans, flowers and plants, animals … Read More

STUDENT CHANGE-MAKERS PRESENT IDEAS IN PROJECT CITIZEN SHOWCASE

St. Lucie Public Schools seventh graders don’t just talk about perceived problems in the community, they seek solutions and find ways to put their plans into action in this year’s Project Citizen Showcase.   Distinguished judges from area municipalities, research centers, and community organizations will speak to students about their projects and discern award status.  The event is scheduled for Wednesday, February 14 at IRSC’s Kight Center on the Fort Pierce campus from 8:45 AM to 12:30 PM.   Kate Ems, coordinator for this event, explains that seventh grade students work to identify a problem in their community, research public … Read More

STUDENT CHANGE-MAKERS PRESENT IDEAS IN PROJECT CITIZEN SHOWCASE

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL – St. Lucie Public Schools seventh graders don’t just talk about perceived problems in the community, they seek solutions and find ways to put their plans into action in this year’s Project Citizen Showcase.   Distinguished judges from area municipalities, research centers, and community organizations will speak to students about their projects and discern award status.  The event is scheduled for Wednesday, February 14 at IRSC’s Kight Center on the Fort Pierce campus from 8:45 AM to 12:30 PM.   Kate Ems, coordinator for this event, explains that seventh grade students work to identify a problem … Read More

FPC Art Students Participate In National Portfolio Day

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL – Fort Pierce Central High School students attended National Portfolio Day in downtown Miami – an event specifically for visual artists and designers. Instructor Heather Blackmon championed the opportunity for twelve of her advanced Drawing, Painting, and Photography students to attend and showcase their portfolios, which included mixed medium, photography, digital art, illustration, drawing, and painting.   According to Blackmon, National Portfolio Day is an opportunity for those who wish to pursue an education in the visual and related arts to meet with representatives from colleges accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and … Read More

FPC Art Students Participate In National Portfolio Day

Fort Pierce Central High School students recently attended National Portfolio Day in downtown Miami – an event specifically for visual artists and designers. Instructor Heather Blackmon championed the opportunity for twelve of her advanced Drawing, Painting, and Photography students to attend and showcase their portfolios, which included mixed medium, photography, digital art, illustration, drawing, and painting.   According to Blackmon, National Portfolio Day is an opportunity for those who wish to pursue an education in the visual and related arts to meet with representatives from colleges accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.  Representatives review student … Read More

Night of the Stars Gala Scheduled for Saturday, February 10

ST. LUCIE COUNTY — Excitement is in the air as the Annual Night of the Stars gala draws closer. This ticketed event scheduled for Saturday, February 10, at the Lincoln Park Academy Auditorium in Fort Pierce will honor outstanding educational and support staff professionals in St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS). A VIP welcome reception is planned for 5:00 PM and the awards ceremony is set to begin at 6:00 PM.   This year’s categories will include: Teacher of the Year, School Related Employee of the Year, Distinguished Minority Educator of the Year, and Outstanding First Year Teacher of the Year. … Read More

Cobras Visit The River

Fort Pierce Central High School Dual Enrollment students participated in a fieldtrip championed by Instructor Robert Ott to Indian River State College. Once on the college campus, Katie Williams and her staff provided valuable information including library instruction and academic services for students. The next generation class was treated to an impromptu and greatly appreciated visit by the president of  Indian River State College Dr. Edwin Massey who took the time to visit with the group and share comments about the value of an education along with the benefits of a guided pathway.   A Deeper Dive into the Fieldtrip: … Read More