St. Lucie County Safety Fest

The 5th Annual St. Lucie County Safety Fest will be held in the parking area outside First Data Field (Home of the Mets). The event features LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS from our local First Responders. An explosive Bomb Disposal Demonstration – A stunning Jaws of Life Demonstration – A dynamic K-9 Demonstration – An incredible Fire Demonstration…

Culinary Cook-Off

Join us for the 2nd Annual Student Culinary Cook-Off, a collaboration of Child Nutrition Services and the Career and Technical Education Culinary Arts Program.  The purpose of the event is for our student chefs in the Middle School and High School Culinary Arts Program to create enticing entrees that their peers would enjoy while following the…

SLPS High Schools Featured in Aero Newsletter

Two of our area high schools were featured in the Spring 2019 e-newsletter for Gaetz Aerospace Institute and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.  See the articles and featured photos below! School safety is a concern not only for parents, teachers, administrators, but also for students that attend school. When local law enforcement asked students to assist them in a…

Schools Create a “Buddy Bench”

Later this spring, three Saint Lucie Public Schools: Morningside Elementary, Oak Hammock K-8, and West Gate K-8 will each receive a Buddy Bench. A Buddy Bench is anti-bullying, and keeps plastic out of the landfill!  It’s a brightly colored bench made from recycled plastic caps that’s also a ‘safe space’ – signaling when a child…

Movies in the Fort

On various Thursday and Friday nights from January to May, parks in local neighborhoods will host FREE outdoor movies featuring today’s blockbusters and classic family favorites. Movies in the Fort gives residents in all parts of the city an opportunity to engage with their neighbors and community. Fort Pierce is committed to increasing access to family-friendly…

TCHS Air Force JROTC March

On March 2 and 3, 2019, the Treasure Coast High School Air Force JROTC will be conducting a 14 mile walk to raise awareness of those who survived and those who gave their lives in WWII during the fight for control of the Philippines. This walk, titled The 2019 Bataan Memorial Death March, will take place starting…

Community Comes Together for Southport Middle School Career Fair

The Southport Middle School Guidance Department held a Career Fair for our seventh and eighth grade students to support them in career exploration. The event tied into the Naviance classroom lessons that counselors facilitate, which promotes career awareness and helps students develop a deeper understanding of their talents, skills, and personality traits. The community really…

Annual Kickin’ It 5K Run/Walk

Please see the attached flier for the annual Kickin’ It 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Andrew Schmeer Foundation. The Andrew Schmeer Foundation honors the memory of Andrew Schmeer who, on September 8, 2014, was tragically killed in a car accident. Funds raised help to recognize well-rounded students along the Treasure Coast by providing college scholarships…

Taste of St. Lucie

Join Big Brothers Big Sisters and Treasure Coast Lexus at this year’s Taste of St. Lucie. This event benefits our one-to-one mentoring services which serves over 1,400 children and youth in our community. You will enjoy an amazing evening with over 25 restaurants, caterers, and beverage vendors offering their best samples. Music and other featured…

Community Clean Up Day

Join the community of Port St. Lucie in a day of beautification!  On Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 7:30AM – 1:00PM, volunteers are needed to assist in clean up around the city.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided for volunteers.  To get involved, contact the Civic Center at 772.873.6312.

CBS 12 Tools for Teachers Recipient

Congratulations to Geometry teacher Brandon Comeau at Treasure Coast High School is this week’s CBS 12 Tools For Teachers winner! “I feel like that’s my calling this is where I’m supposed to be,” said Brandon about teaching.  For Brandon, watching his students learn and knowing the ‘why’ behind the lessons is what it’s all about. To…

Southport Middle School Project Citizen

In the 9th annual Project Citizen District Showcase, Southport Middle School students Johnathan Almeida, Abigail Ward, and Makenzie Fairchild presented their project entitled “The Overuse of Plastics in St. Lucie County” which created public policy on reducing plastic usage. The students worked hard for weeks after school to create and implement an action plan.  For…

WLX – TV

We have a big lineup of new shows this week! An all new Notebook hosted by Jane Whitaker will feature our very own Superintendent, Mr. E. Wayne Gent. Also featured on our lineup is the Project Citizen Showcase, the 31st Annual Science Fair Competition, Que Pasa, and more. Be sure to check them out!  …

Northport K-8 Honors Good Citizens

Northport is so thrilled to present our February Students of the Month. Students are selected for good citizenship, being a good friend, stopping a bully, or following the Northport K-8 Positive Behavior Supports. Students are rewarded with certificates, cookies, juice, and a celebration! A wonderful job to students and thank you to all parents and…

Lincoln Park Academy’s Project Citizen Finalists

Two groups led by Civics teachers  Alaina Moise and Tamara Lindo represented Lincoln Park Academy in the Project Citizen Showcase at IRSC on February 14, 2019. The first project entitled “Stop Human Trafficking” was presented by Molly Gillard, Alexis Bentinganan, Jaimy Ponceti, and Dalita Decambre. The second project entitled “Food Inspection Correction” was presented by…