SLWCHS Navy JROTC Mentors Students

The SLW Centennial Navy JROTC unit continues its mentoring program with the Boys and Girls Club of St. Lucie West K-8 by educating their students regarding respect when performing Color Guard duties.  The students were educated in proper rifleman and flagman procedures as well as shown proper Color Guard drill commands and procedures.  The SLW…

FPWWHS Agriscience Hosts Virtual Field Trip

Fort Pierce Westwood High School agriscience students and their instructor Jenna Blankenbaker hosted a virtual field trip for middle schools.  Using the virtual meeting platform Skype, classrooms from Northport K-8, Manatee K-8, and Allapattah Flats K-8 connected with the Westwood FFA Officers to see animals, technology, tools, and highlights of the program.

PSLHS Army JROTC Attend Competition

On Saturday February 16, 2019, Port St. Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion’s Marksmanship Team attended a competition held at Jupiter High School. The Jaguar Battalion’s “sharpshooters” competed against nine other Army JROTC programs in the area. Cadet Captain Simmons shot an outstanding 207 out of 300 points, scoring the highest out of our nine cadets. …

HealthierUS Award Designated to Select St. Lucie Public Schools

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Food, Nutrition, and Wellness has awarded select schools as recipients of the HealthierUS School Challenge. The HealthierUS Schools Challenge is a voluntary certification initiative created to promote healthier school environments through the encouragement of nutrition and physical activity. Silver Awards CA…

3rd Annual HBCU/HSI College Fair

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) continues to bring opportunities to students for college and career success. On January 24, the school district hosted 18 historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) and Hispanic serving institutions (HSI) at the 3rd Annual HBCU/HSI College Fair. Students entered the fair prepared with resumes, test scores,…

Education’s Shining Stars Announced

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL — In a live broadcast from Lincoln Park Academy on Saturday, February 9, 2019, St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) and the Education Foundation of St. Lucie County announced this year’s line-up of educational superstars. Makeda-Ione Brome took top honors as St. Lucie County’s Teacher of the Year. She is an instructional…

WLX-TV this Week

The February School Board Meeting is now on television. Also be sure to watch Foundation Focus hosted by Thom Jones, and a new HBCU College Fair promo that will air at various times throughout the week.   We are on Comcast Channel 13 (Fort Pierce), Channel 19 (Port St. Lucie), and Channel 99 on AT&T…

CTE Students Tour Keiser University

St. Lucie Public Schools Criminal Justice students from Fort Pierce Westwood High School, Fort Pierce Central High School, St. Lucie West Centennial High School, and Treasure Coast High School were invited to Keiser University.  Students were afforded the opportunity to partake in guided tours, hands-on demonstrations, and an informational session on college scholarships and planning. …