Northport Welcomes Families and SLPS Superintendent!

A big congratulations goes to the Northstar and Marlin teams for the second nine weeks Honor Roll celebration. There were a record number of Perfect Attendance and Principal’s Honor Roll students for the entire sixth, seventh and eighth grade teams. There was also a sterling number of B and A Honor Roll recipients on the teams. We are so proud of the record achievements of our students. We are so grateful for the parental support and the continued celebration of all the wonderful things our students accomplish. Great job to all and many, many thanks for your support. We were … Read More

Creative Arts Academy of St. Lucie Hosts Vero Beach Film Festival Founder

Creative Arts Academy of St. Lucie (CAST) students learned the history of the Vero Beach Film Festival (VBFF) as well as how they may be the next scholarship prize winner. Earlier this month, CAST members were delighted to meet and experience Jerusha Stewart, Founder and Executive Director of the acclaimed VBFF. Ms. Stewart shared with the middle school filmmaking students how they could submit their films to be considered for the VBFF 2019 Festival coming up on June 6 – 9 and urged them to submit early and correctly for their chance to win an all-expense paid trip to shadow … Read More

Rockets Celebrate 100 Days at Palm Pointe

Palm Pointe kindergarten and first grade students came all decked out to celebrate the 100th day of school.  Boys and girls were seen using their walkers and canes to get around school today as they were dressed as 100 year old ladies and gentlemen.  Some of the students took the time to create shirts with 100 items on them.  Wow, are these students creative!   They were all thrilled to celebrate their 100 days of learning thus far.

SLW Centennial Naval Science Instructor at Woodcarvers Presentation

SLW Centennial High School NAVY JROTC‘s own Naval Science Instructor Gunnery Sergeant Rodriguez, USMC (Ret.) participated in the Woodcarvers Purple Heart Cane presentation this weekend on the 26th of January 2019.  He can be seen on the accompanied picture third from the right.  The Woodcarvers Organization presents handmade walking canes to Military Veteran and Active Duty Purple Heart recipients.  

VPK Registration

2019-2020 VPK/Title I School Year Program Registration Dates: February 12, 13, 14, 20, 21, 2019 Children must be four (4) years old on or before September 1, 2019. For additional information, please contact: SLPS Early Childhood Office (772) 340-4802 Step 1: Complete between January 7-February 8, 2019 Create an account and apply for a VPK Certificate of Eligibility through the Office of Early Learning at: https://familyservices.floridaearlylearning.com/ Step 2: Complete between January 7-February 8, 2019 Schedule a registration and screening appointment to determine your child’s eligibility for St. Lucie Public School’s VPK/Title I Program. (Screening consists of: developmentally appropriate academic and … Read More

Northport Third Graders Visit Planetarium

Northport 3rd graders recently enjoyed the IRSC Hallstrom Planetarium. This was a wonderful learning experience for a group of really awesome students, teachers and parent chaperones. ❤ 🌟 🌟 🌟

Northport Promotes Safety and Good Citizenship

Northport Media Center and some of our sixth graders served as hosts to our community partner, Step Up America. John McIntosh spoke to our students about the three branches of Government and understanding the Constitution and Bill of Rights. He reviewed the 1st Amendment which is Freedom of Speech. John also spoke about the importance of service to your community and volunteering. He spoke about the importance of our military and first responders and taking care of each other. He interacted with students and gave scenarios about ” See Something, Say Something” and to be mindful of surroundings, trust your … Read More

Northport Celebrates Achievement and Perfect Attendance

Northport community celebrated Sharks and Stingrays middle grades students for achievement and perfect attendance. We are so thrilled to welcome parents and families to help and encourage the students. Spectacular job to all students and teachers! Thank you all for helping us achieve one of our Northport School Improvement goals of increasing attendance rates.

Garden Fresh

Mr. Nunez’s 7th grade science class at Manatee Academy created a recipe they like to call “The Kohlrabi Salsa” using fresh ingredients from a garden right outside their classroom! The ingredients include kohlrabi, cilantro, yellow pear tomatoes, and green onion. Way to go!

Port St. Lucie’s Drill Team Attends 1st Competition of the Season!

On Friday, January 18, 2019, Port St. Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion’s Army JROTC Drill Team attended the Santaluces Community High School Army JROTC drill meet in Lantana, FL. Cadets competed in male and female squads and color guard. Out of eight schools, Port St. Lucie ranked in first place overall.  The Jaguars’ female unarmed squad commanded by Cadet Major Joleen Kalinowski placed first, the female armed squad commanded by Cadet Captain Alexis Morris placed third, and the female color guard commanded by Cadet Captain Brianna Harris placed third as well.  The team’s  male unarmed squad commanded by Cadet Captain … Read More

What’s New on the Education Channel

Week 3 of the 2020 Teacher of the Year Interviews is airing now. Be sure to check that out! We will be also featuring an all new Foundation Focus hosted by Thom Jones, Notebook hosted by Jane Whitaker, and #BuildAFuture hosted by LeiNitia Robinson. There are many exciting things happening in our schools and in our community, so you do not want to miss out on these shows!   We are on Comcast Channel 13 (Fort Pierce), Channel 19 (Port St. Lucie), and Channel 99 on AT&T U-Verse. You can also catch us on YouTube. While you’re there, subscribe to our … Read More

Grand Parade Winners

Judges Trophy for Overall Creativity and Participation St. Lucie West K-8 School Elementary 1st Place – Morningside Elementary 2nd Place – St. Lucie Elementary 3rd Place – C. A. Moore Elementary K-8 1st Place – Samuel S. Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies 2nd Place – Northport K-8 3rd Place – Creative Arts Academy of St. Lucie Middle  1st Place – Forest Grove Middle 2nd Place – Southern Oaks Middle 3rd Place – Dan McCarty Middle High School 1st Place –  Ft. Pierce Westwood 2nd Place – Ft. Pierce Central 3rd Place- Lincoln Park Academy Week of Kindness First Place      Morningside … Read More

Students Shine

The Career and Technical Education and the Magnet School Assistance Program (MSAP) teams were recognized at the Florida Career Pathways Network conference. Teams presented their own Best Practices in Education during the State’s conference.

SLW Centennial Medical Academy Students Collect Toys for Local Children in Foster Care

Mrs. Durkee and Mrs. Higgins’ Allied Health classes and HOSA-Future Health Professional members partnered up with Communities Connected for Kids for their annual Making Christmas Bright project. CCK oversees child-welfare services in Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast, and Guardians for New Futures, which helps meet the unfunded needs of children in foster care. The project has served thousands of children in Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties. For the fourth year, students, student groups, faculty and staff from all over the Centennial campus, jumped at the chance to participate in this year’s toy drive. We were even fortunate … Read More

Partnership Continues To Grow

The Boys and Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County support a myriad of activities and programs in our county including meal programs and before / after school programs. If you are interested in learning more or finding out how the Boys and Girls Clubs can support students at your school, please call Maygan Johnson at 460-9918 (ext. 108).

High Schools Compete for Top Honors at This Year’s Academic Challenge

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL — In a competitive academic competition, local high school teams competed for top honors and individual team members vied for a seat on the prestigious Team St. Lucie – an elite six-member team representing the School District at the 34th Annual Commissioners Academic Challenge scheduled for April 11-13, 2019, at Disney’s Boardwalk Inn. Lincoln Park Academy, coached by Paige McMahon, won first place in this year’s local competition.   Maria Battaglino Hernandez (Lincoln Park Academy), Ryan Lu (Treasure Coast High School), Alan Senkus (St. Lucie West Centennial), Madeleine Sosa (Lincoln Park Academy), Callie Zheng (Lincoln Park … Read More

High Schools Compete for Top Honors at This Year’s Academic Challenge

In a competitive academic competition, local high school teams competed for top honors and individual team members vied for a seat on the prestigious Team St. Lucie – an elite six-member team representing the School District at the 34th Annual Commissioners Academic Challenge scheduled for April 11-13, 2019, at Disney’s Boardwalk Inn. Lincoln Park Academy, coached by Paige McMahon, won first place in this year’s local competition.   Maria Battaglino Hernandez (Lincoln Park Academy), Ryan Lu (Treasure Coast High School), Alan Senkus (St. Lucie West Centennial), Madeleine Sosa (Lincoln Park Academy), Callie Zheng (Lincoln Park Academy), and Matthew Zoll (Fort … Read More