Don’t miss a morning filled with fun and festivities at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie Saturday, April 28th 9 AM to 1 PM FREE SAFETY FESTIVAL AND FAMILY READING FESTIVAL
Northport kindergartners were so lucky to visit with Mrs. Kate. Mrs.Kate is a renowned folksinger, songwriter and storyteller. The students loved the immersion into a musical morning with a very talented artist. Thanks to our great kindergarten teachers for their kindness, patience and dedication to learning. ❤
St. Lucie Public Schools Child Nutrition Services Department would like to congratulate Brandon Parks and Shannon Sears of Fort Pierce Central High School’s Culinary Program for winning the first Student Culinary Cook-Off. Their entree, Boom Boom Chicken Bake, will be featured on the 2018-2019 school lunch menu. The purpose of the event was for student chefs to create enticing entrees for the School Meals Program following the USDA guidelines for the National School Lunch Program. The middle school culinary arts program provided Smart Snack approved treats. Ms. Tremblay’s Culinary students (Meghan and Samantha Cooper-De Quesada) are shown below at Fort
The SLPS vs. Firefighters softball game hosted by the Education Foundation is coming up soon. Mark your calendar and spread the word to attend and cheer on your colleagues. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time by visiting www.EFSLC.org or by calling the Education Foundation office . Tickets to the game include admission to the Mets game that night and fireworks. Thank you for your support on this great event!
Forest Grove Middle School kicked off FSA with a Tunnel of Hope. All students are capable of success!
Natalia Illuzzi and Sofie Vanmoorlegham advance to the State Tournament after winning Districts at #1 doubles on April 17.
Natalia Illuzzi won Districts at the #1 singles position. She is advancing to the State Tournament on May 3rd. Congratulations, Natalia!
Left to Right: Coach Jeannie Glenton, Cinthia Valdez, Lanie Smith, Laura Haggerty, Sofie Vanmoorlegham, Natalia Illuzzi, Jade Sites, Isabella King, Coach Sophia Witherspoon.
Northport students in Sandra Tyndale’s eighth grade class and Jennifer Lusardi’s second grade class collaborated with students from Fort Pierce Central High School and Lincoln Park Academy visiting Northport as Dual Enrollment students from Indian River State College. The dual enrollment students visited Northport as an assignment from their college level American Government class. Students, Samantha Huynh, Anthony Lima, Adriana Sanz and Nayeli Silva are running a mock campaign for Governor of the State of Florida. Candidate for Governor Nayeli Silva visited with the students and provoked a debate concerning mandatory dress code with the older students and the mock
Music In Our Schools Month is the National Association for Music Education’s annual celebration. Music educators, students, and communities engage in promoting the benefits of high quality music education programs in St. Lucie Public Schools. The theme for this year is “Music Connects Us.” Music is often called a ‘universal language.’ Every culture has developed their own system of music and the art has proven to be important in nearly every aspect of society. Learning how to interact with this ubiquitous world of music is of vital importance to all students throughout their entire school career. St. Lucie Public Schools
Students learn about the economy in a fun and creative way by participating in the FCEE annual Economic Poster Contest. Each year, approximately 300 students gain a better understanding of our economic system through their participation in this exciting competition. Students learn a basic economic concept and then use their creativity and art skills to demonstrate their understanding of the concept in a colorful drawing. Teachers submit their entries in both the fall and spring semester, after which 12 winners are selected (each term). Entries are judged on originality, creativity, and accuracy of concept. Each winning entry receive $25 and a copy of
Morningside Elementary’s Odyssey of the Mind Team is heading to the world competition! Congratulations!
The Office of Teaching and Learning is excited to offer a summer training on Fostering a Growth Mindset. It will focus on how to help students believe they can succeed in the classroom. It is being offered through Canvas online from 6/4 – 7/31. Participants receive 20 hours in-service credits and it meets ESE recertification. Register via Frontline at www.mylearningplan.com
On April 10 – 14, the Fine Art and Performing Art students of Treasure Coast High School hosted their Annual IMAGINE art show. This year, the show was hosted at TCHS. Visual Arts (Drawing, Painting, Graphic Design and Photography) and Performing Arts (Dance, Acting and Singing) were all a part of this show. During the day, many teachers brought their classes to the visual arts to experience photography, painting, drawing and graphic design. On Thursday, April 12, students, teachers, parents and the community visited the campus and not only experienced the visual arts, but performing arts, as well. It was a great
FORT PIERCE, FL – The annual St. Lucie County High School Art Show opens Friday, April 20, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This years’ show takes place in the Galleria of Pierce Harbor Building located at 100 S. 2nd St. in Ft. Pierce. An awards ceremony at 7:15 pm will pay tribute to the talents of students with first, second and third place awards in six categories along with a Peoples’ Choice award. Judging will also include a special category just for teacher-generated art submissions. This year’s art will remain on exhibit April 21st through Saturday, May 5th from
FORT PIERCE, FL – St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) Child Nutrition Services Department in collaboration with the High School Culinary Arts Program will host the premier Student Chef Cook-Off at Fort Pierce Central High School Cafeteria on April 17, 2018 from 4-6 pm. The Tasting and Awards portion begins at 5:30 pm. The purpose of the event is for SLPS student chefs to create enticing entrees for the School Meals Program following the USDA guidelines for the National School Lunch Program. The winning entrée will be featured on the 2018-2019 High School Lunch Menu. The Middle School Culinary
District Gathering – fun for all! Members of the St. Lucie Public Schools District Office Staff who are serving at various temporary satellite offices throughout the District since the hurricane flooded the Orange Blossom Business Center had the opportunity to convene at Allapattah Flats for a recent meeting. Here, information about SLPS’s academic progress and facility updates was shared, a light luncheon was enjoyed, and a challenge to build a district office from sparse materials set the room abuzz with laughter.
Fort Pierce Central’s “Poison Pens” spoken word poetry team won Semi Finals in Jason Taylor’s 4th Annual Louder Than a Bomb” poetry slam. As one of the final four winning teams in the state of Florida, they move on to Team finals Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Nova Southeastern University. Congratulations!
Northport student wins Retired Educator’s Writing Award!
Congratulations to Windmill Point Elementary’s Odyssey of the Mind Team that competed at the State Competition held at UCF! Their project held 305 pounds! Thank you to Mr. Caroglanian for working with his team! Way to go, Rising Stars!