SLPS Found the Right Fit for Students in Project Search

St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) need look no further. District officials found what they were looking for in Project SEARCH – a supportive and collaborative community-based program providing students with disabilities real world work experiences in high-turnover, entry-level positions with an end goal of securing employment after a year-long internship.   SLPS Director of Exceptional…

St. Lucie Public Schools Found the Right Fit for Students in Project Search

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL – St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) need look no further. District officials found what they were looking for in Project SEARCH – a supportive and collaborative community-based program providing students with disabilities real world work experiences in high-turnover, entry-level positions with an end goal of securing employment after a year-long internship.…

Free Parent Workshops

Parent Academy offers FREE workshops for parents on various topics throughout the year.  Two workshops coming up are Parenting Wisely and How To Middle School.  These valuable workshops are offered in July in August at convenient locations in St. Lucie County.

Don’t miss out!  Register today!

 

Day of Caring

United Way of St. Lucie County will be hosting our First Annual Day of Caring on September 29th! It’s a single-day service event like no other! Day of Caring brings together teams of volunteers to help non-profit organizations across St. Lucie County. Our volunteers will take to the streets, offices, playgrounds and schools of our…

Join The Cast

The June 21st open house was prime time for the new and innovative programs offered at the Creative Arts Academy of St. Lucie (CAST) to take center stage. Parents and students discovered how students will thrive academically and artistically at CAST through participation in visual and graphic arts, dance, vocal and instrumental music, drama, and…

WLX-TV Schedule

You can watch an all new episode of U of F IFAS Extension hosted by Ed Skavarch now, on YouTube. While you’re there subscribe to our channel, then head over to Facebook and like/follow our page – WLX-TV. Weekly Programming Guide http://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/Media/Weekly.pdf  IFAS Extension https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNMEGDnz7Vc Comcast Channel 13 (Ft. Pierce) Channel 19 (Port St. Lucie)…

Unity In Our Community

Make plans to attend a big event in Fort Pierce on July 11 — Unity In Our Community.  There will be many vendors with information including St. Lucie Public Schools as well as bounce houses, face painting, slip and slides, and more.  Don’t miss it.  The event is scheduled from 10 AM to 2 PM…

July Events at Hurston Branch

FORT PIERCE – If your children have time on their hands this summer, take them to the Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library for fun activities from movie matinees to interactive, hands-on programs. Family activities for July include: ·       Library Science Rocks continues on Wednesdays at 3 p.m. through July 14 (except for the week of…

Join the CAST

Don’t miss this opportunity to join the CAST! An exclusive Information Night on June 21st from 6 to 7 will provide students and parents the opportunity to hear about innovative experiences in the Arts at the all new Creative Arts Academy of St. Lucie (CAST). As a prestigious Cambridge School, CAST also offers advanced pre-collegiate…

Garber Buick GMC Donates Check to PSLHS

Port St. Lucie High School Principal Adrian Ocampo graciously accepted a check for $4,820 at the June School Board meeting from Garber Buick GMC — a local partner in education.  Mrs. Sheila Cash, Garber’s office administrator, presented the check as a result of the school participating in the dealership’s Drive for Education fundraising campaign. For…

Volunteers Honored

St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) thanks the 5,300 volunteers who served in our schools this year logging more than 17,000 hours as they helped students and staff. With this level of dedication, it was most challenging, indeed, to select only three individuals to recognize as Senior, Adult, and Youth of the Year.  Nevertheless, it is…

STAR Award

“Miss Jackie” (Jacquelyn Occhiuzzo) was nominated as a STAR recipient for her outstanding service to students and parents as a member of the Transportation Department.  Miss Jackie, as her students and parents fondly call her, was celebrated most recently because of her tremendous efforts to keep children safe and parents well-informed during a heavy thunderstorm…

Turn-Around Principals Hard at Work

School turnaround leaders from Chester A. Moore Elementary and St. Lucie Elementary recently participated in a highly specialized leadership program at the Principals’ Center of Harvard University.  Along with skill development and feedback from peers and faculty, this five-day institute is designed for highly charged teams to work together, translate data into action, and design…

United Way Thanks SLPS for Support

“United Way of St. Lucie County is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, income, and health. These are the building blocks for a good life — a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. Our goal is to create…

Peacock Dental Makes Donation

Peacock Dental in St. Lucie West donated 1,000 toothbrushes and tubes of toothpaste to support St. Lucie Public Schools’ students experiencing homelessness. The support came after the local business heard about the McKinney Vento program and wanted to be able to provide something for students in our area. St. Lucie Public Schools appreciates this partnership!…

MDA Students Recognized by Broadcom

Congratulations to Mosaic Digital Academy’s Elizabeth Briglia and Trevor Gill who submitted applications to the Broadcom Masters national middle school science competition! Both were selected as Broadcom MASTERS nominees! To be selected is a great honor—only the top 10% of science fair projects nationwide are selected for this opportunity. Elizabeth and Trevor will receive a…

Local School Leader Honored

Principal Ucola Barrett-Baxter received the Children’s Hero Award of the Year Award for “Time” from the Eckerd Connects Mission. The third annual awards event recognized local heroes for their dedication to investing Time, Talent, and Treasure to youth and providing them with opportunities for a second chance at a successful life. A very special congratulations…