On Monday, December 16th, the Titan Ambassadors from TCHS took several Windmill Point Elementary students to Target to spread holiday cheer and help them shop for gifts for themselves and their family. The students were gifted a $100 gift card, and the students were paired up with a Titan Ambassador to help them shop. The students were treated to a fun bus ride to and from the event, where they sang holiday songs and bonded with the high schoolers. They also enjoyed lunch from Chick-Fil-A! The Titan Ambassadors worked hard to fundraise for the event, and the students of
Students from St. Lucie West Centennial and Treasure Coast High School’s Criminal Justice programs participated in a tour of Keiser University. The tour included hands-on demonstrations and guest speaker presentations.
Fifth Grade students at Morningside Elementary learned lessons in motion and energy. They designed, built and launched rockets along with their teachers and former Morningside teacher, Tom Filipkowski. The students enjoyed their experience and gained a deeper understanding of science standards.
The Steam Advocates, with the help of several teachers and students, applied for an international award from the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in “STEM Excellence.” They have been selected as 1 of 3 high school finalists from across the country! This is an amazing accomplishment for Fort Pierce Westwood Academy: The WEST Prep Magnet. The faculty and staff are dedicated to the implementation of the STEAM school initiatives and this award would not be possible without their hard work for our students’ success. Below is the link to the video portion of our application.
Clifford made a special appearance at the Fall Book Fair.
Congratulations to Adam Morgan (11th Grader) at Mosaic Digital Academy for earning the prestigious Eagle Scout accomplishment! As a full time public virtual school student, Adam served on Mosaic Digital Academy’s School Advisory Council and kept up with his online courses as well as his dual enrollment coursework. Serving on the School Advisory Council provided Adam with a keen understanding of not only the successes of our school program, but he also came to know some of the struggles students sometimes experience when separated from their peers as they school from home. Knowing that students at Mosaic Digital Academy can
Students from Mr. Artiles’ 7th grade Civics class at St. Lucie West K-8 School received a visit from Mark Woods, Deputy Chief of Safety and Security for St. Lucie Public Schools. Students invited Mr. Woods to present to their class as part of their Project Citizen topic of School Violence Prevention. Deputy Chief Woods shared current school violence prevention measures already in place in the school district, including monthly Code Red drills, and perimeter security. He also stressed the importance of reporting suspicious behavior or threats immediately. Students also had an opportunity to hear his feedback on several public policy
At Mariposa Elementary, Mrs. Bonilla’s Pre-Kindergarten class answered the following focus question during literacy centers: How do we build sentences? The students spoke about sentences being made up of words and how some can be short, and some can be long. Students were shown a photograph where they needed to use vocabulary to explain what was happening in the photo. Afterwards as a team, they would agree on a sentence and Mrs. Bonilla would then write each word on a post it. Each child would then put a “post it” on a building block. The blocks represented each word. The
Floresta’s kindergarten and first grade students participated in their very first winter concert conducted by Michele Haddock, the music teacher. Students put on a great show for their families.
Samuel S. Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies has been awarded a UBTECH Early Innovator Grant! SGAET is the first and only school in Florida to be awarded an Early Innovator Grant, and just 23 schools across the nation received the award. UBTECH Education is a division of UBTECH—a global leader in intelligent, humanoid robots for consumers, business, and industry. Now, students will have the opportunity to work with UBTECH Robotics UKITs to practice engineering, coding, and apply their understanding of science and mathematics to create fully functioning robots. The students’ robots will be used to complete tasks in simulated real
The students at CAST participated in the international peace poster contest held by the Ft. Pierce Lions Club. The theme for this year was “Journey of Peace”. Our students were able to express their vision and interpretation of peace through their drawings. Their artistic interpretations were remarkable! All of our students’ artwork were displayed in the Zora Neale Hurston Library and winners were announced at the Lions Club December meeting. 1st place -Angelina Miller 2nd place-Jessica Perez 3rd place -Andrew Peters Honorable Mention-Naomi Kazama Congratulations to all of our participants and our winners!
NPK8 Culinary students assisted Fort Pierce Central’s Culinary students to prepare for the Master Gardeners of SLC luncheon today. Well ✔ Done! Great job to Mrs. Rachel Savela and students! You make Northport proud!
Northport students experienced a wonderful and festive time at the annual Port Saint Lucie Rotary Club Christmas party. Students were treated to lunch from the Olive Garden, met Santa Claus and received gifts. Thanks to Diane Crumpton and Tammy Boston for escorting our students.
For Immediate Release November 15, 2019 Contact: Lydia Martin Lydia.Martin@stlucieschools.org Phone: 772-429-5544 St. Lucie Public Schools Awarded the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL – St. Lucie Public Schools was recently awarded the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant in the amount of $2.82 million over five years from the Florida Department of Education. This grant award follows other recently obtained, large grants. This time, the grant award will fund a five-year afterschool program and summer academic tutorial, as well as lessons in social emotional learning for students at
Fort Pierce Westwood Academy, the W.E.S.T. Prep Magnet’s Brittany Shoun along with Westwood Administration and District CTE Program Specialists met with local veterinarians and veterinary technicians to plan hands-on labs for the Westwood Vet Assisting students. The Veterinary Assisting facility is revamping the surgical suite and laboratory areas. Pictured from left is Assistant Principal Leslie Taylor, Veterinary Assisting Instructor Brittany Shoun, Dr Cindy Wasserman, Jessica Hawkins, Dr. Brett Adams, Principal Joe Lezeau and Meri Hall. Not pictured is Tessa Wines, Lei’Nitia Robinson and Dana Caputo.
Palm Pointe 4th – 8th grade BETA members soared, at the 2019 BETA Florida Junior Convention! So many memories were made, as these students represented our school with poise, determination and creativity. Our very own Laney Keys, Vice President of the Junior Beta for the State of Florida, commanded the stage several times and our students were recognized for 18 awards in the various categories! The students loved the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to service, leadership, character, and academic achievement. We are so proud of our BETA Rockets! Beta is an organization that promotes the ideals of academic
Ms. Duran’s middle school students from Lincoln Park Academy participated in the Lion’s International Peace Poster Contest. The winners were selected by the Lion’s Club of Fort Pierce. First place was awarded to Zareef Mohammed (7th). Second place was awarded to Zoey Thomaselli (8th). Third place was awarded to Zoya Mukhamedov (8th). Kaliyana Limear (8th) was selected as Honorable Mention. Zareef Mohammed’s poster will advance to represent Lincoln Park Academy in the International Peace Poster Contest. The Fort Pierce Lion’s Club generously sponsors Lincoln Park Academy’s participation in this contest annually by providing large drawing pads of paper, prizes, ribbons,