Don’t forget to check out the St. Lucie Public Schools Deals and Discounts page for new offerings. Deals and Discounts is an internal savings site for employees. Throughout the year, offerings are added that may be of interest including entertainment, finance, technology, health/wellness, and more. Most recently, we’ve added cruise and mobile phone discounts. Check it out! Click on the “TEAM SLPS on Share” icon at the bottom of the SLPS Homepage. Type in your username and password to access Deals and Discounts. Once you are on the Deals and Discounts page, click the arrow in the upper left-hand
Northport K8 culinary students celebrated Grandparents Day by preparing, cooking and serving Taco Salads. Rachel Savela and her culinary students greeted fellow students and Grandparents Day luncheon guests by selling and serving tasty Taco Salads made to order! It was a hit!
The Education Foundation, St. Lucie invites you to the 2018 Annual Dinner Gala on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Attendees will walk the red carpet at the event and celebrate public education in grand style at this Horray for Hollywood themed event. To reserve your tickets today, click on this link: https://www.educationfoundationstlucie.org/
Northport Community is so thrilled to announce that in partnership with GIVEBACK@KIDS, Inc. We have selected our GiveBack2Kids Student of the Month for grades K-5 and grades 6-8. For outstanding civic responsibility and leadership, we are proud to select Tony Mormon and Gregorio Saldana. Many thanks to James Monds and David Gornitzky for their dedication to Northport students. Pictured: Tony Mormon with his dad and Northport administration.
Northport is so thrilled to host parents and grandparents at the very first Student of the Month. The Northport community celebrated students who for demonstrating good citizenship, being a good friend, stepping up for a friend in need, and for being an all-around good kid. The school loves to celebrate our children and take every opportunity to invite families into the school as partners in education.
On Saturday, September 15, 2018, cadets from the Port St. Lucie High School Army JROTC Jaguar Battalion joined four other high school Battalions at Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) in Fellsmere, Florida. The cadets negotiated through various obstacles that tested their skill, strength, and ability to overcome hardships. Cadets participated in a hands-on experiences including Marine and Aerial Assault obstacle courses. Each consisted of vigorous activities testing their balance and fear of heights. Some of these elements included Low Belly Over, Belly Crawl, High Step Over, and Confidence Climb. The cadets overcame many fears and saw their potential as they
Mayor Greg Oravec visited Palm Pointe 3rd graders to discuss how the mayor’s role is important for our local government. The students really enjoyed asking lots of questions and interacting with Mayor Oravec.
What: St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) will celebrate Dads Take Your Child to School Day. Dads Take Your Child to School Day is a statewide initiative of the Florida Department of Education to encourage fathers and male role models to become involved in the education of their children as a means for increasing student achievement. Fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, foster fathers and other male role models are invited to take their children to school on September 26. When: Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Where: The movement takes place on SLPS campuses. Why: The Dads Take Your Child
What: St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) will celebrate Dads Take Your Child to School Day. Dads Take Your Child to School Day is a statewide initiative of the Florida Department of Education to encourage fathers and male role models to become involved in the education of their children as a means for increasing student achievement. Fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, foster fathers and other male role models are invited to take their children to school on September 26. When: Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Where: The movement takes place on SLPS campuses. Why: The Dads Take Your Child to
Please join us for the Procession of the Species parade to be held in downtown Ft. Pierce Saturday, October 27th at 10:30am. Gather your friends, classmates, club or band members, teammates, etc., and join the fun! This is no ordinary parade! The Procession of the Species is a delightful, colorful and musical celebration of nature! Check it out: https://youtu.be/ksNe1YRZI1I It’s FREE, but registration is required. For more information and to register go to www.StLucieProcession.com or call (772) 785-5833.
The STAR Program’s focus is to recognize employees for their behaviors, skills and actions that correlate with the District’s vision and acknowledge those who exemplify its core values. STAR recognitions for the month of September honored Marisol Abrahante, Nicki O’Neill (both from Student Services and Exceptional Student Education at St. Lucie West K-8 School) and Jimmy Hardison (from Transportation). All three team members were commended for their outstanding service to others. Congratulations!!
Cheryl and Ray Lalloo from the Jessica Clinton Foundation generously donated AED units to St. Lucie West K-8 and Windmill Point Elementary. A fundraising campaign with heart-shaped cookies from local Panera restaurants takes place each February, and students are encouraged to post pictures of themselves holding the heart-shaped cookies. The proceeds from the sale of the cookies are used to purchase AED units. The Jessica Clinton Foundation invites the community to participate in two upcoming events: Dedication Ceremony: September 29, 2018 Free Heart Screenings: November 3, 2018
Ilyse Brainin and members of the Treasure Coast Literacy Association, formerly known as the St. Lucie County Reading Council, shared a proclamation with the St. Lucie County School Board entitled, “Promoting a Passion for Literacy.” The organization’s mission is to provide resources and ideas to help inspire educators to provide skills and techniques through events and professional development that will enable students to be successful learners and life long readers as well as supporting the community with literacy events.
Dr. Rafael Sanchez (pictured with his son, daughter and wife) read the 2018 Dads Take Your Child to School Day Proclamation during the September School Board Meeting. Dr. Sanchez and thousands of other dads and male caregivers will accompany their children to school on Wednesday, September 26 in support of the state-wide movement. “The continuum of research, policy development and program implementation related to family involvement supports emphasis on engaging fathers as a means of increasing student achievement. More than 30 years of research findings maintains the belief that a positive relationship exists between increased family engagement and student academic
Constitution Week is officially declared this year as September 17-23, 2018, and schools all across America will celebrate the nation’s Constitution. Northport is proud to educate our students about our Constitution. Each morning this week, a different student voice will recite the Preamble to the Constitution on the public announcements. Community partners and neighbors, Debra Magrann and Pauline Pavlick, visited the Northport Media Center to educate our students about the Constitution. Students learned that Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, James Madison and 31 other delegates met at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The date was September 17, 1787. The delegates signed
SAVE THE DATE Saturday, November 3, 2018 6:00PM Education Foundation, St. Lucie presents its 19th Annual Gala “An Elegant Evening for Education” THEME: Hooray for Hollywood Dress in Hollywood style and walk the red carpet Be A Star! Support Public Education at the Harbour Ridge Club House, Palm City, Florida Don’t miss this premiere dinner, dance and live/silent auction event and help support public education in St. Lucie County. For more information contact Thom Jones at 772-429-5505 RSVP ONLINE The mission of the Education Foundation is to promote, encourage and recognize excellence in public education.
After learning about their school family in class, the VPK children in Mrs. Reynolds and Ms. Ifill-Bowen’s class at Allapattah Flats took a tour to visit some of the people who work in their school. They met school personnel and saw them at work. The children learned a little more about what each person does in the school.
What a beautiful day @Northport. Grandparents came to visit and stayed for lunch. The school courtyard and cafeteria were filled with grandparents and their children enjoying food together. Rachel Ellsworth and the culinary arts students prepared a lovely taco bar and school lunch was also available. Every nook and cranny was filled with love, care and enjoyment of family! The Northport community was filled to the brim with joy and love today! Thanks to our grandparents for making Northport a pleasure to treasure. Pictured are Sean and Debra McGrath and their grandchildren in the NP cafeteria.
Fort Pierce Central’s Culinary Academy and administration feed the football team! Not only do culinary students gain hospitality experience and volunteer hours while supporting our football team but they were also visited by Brandon Parks, FPC Culinary Academy graduate (farthest left in picture). Brandon is currently attending Valencia College in Orlando and just landed a job with Disney’s Animal Kingdom restaurant as a 2nd line cook! Disney hired him based on his work experiences in the Cobra Cafe and the St. Lucie CookOff (winning team member) as he never worked in the restaurant industry. Congratulations, Brandon Parks! Go Cobras!
Tune in to St. Lucie Public Schools’ education channel – WLX-TV. 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 Solutions for Your Life – UF IFAS Eye on St. Lucie Notebook Live United Legal Affairs Que Pasa St. Lucie Sak Pase St. Lucie? Community Connections School Board Meeting