SLWCHS students were mentored by veteran Student Perks kiosk operators from PSLHS during the soft opening of the Student Perks kiosk located in Port St. Lucie at the City’s government office administration building. PSLHS students have successfully managed a kiosk at the St. Lucie County Administration Office for two years.
SLWCHS Dance Team competed in the solo/ensemble competition. Congratulations! Giulia Mastronicola (solo) – superior rating Giulia Mastronicola, Elizbeth Acosta, Jady Gonzalez, and Kendra Basiliere (small group ensemble) – superior rating Eagles Dance Team (large ensemble) – excellent rating Go Eagles!
NOTICE OF REFERENDUM ELECTION April 23, 2019 School District of St. Lucie County Florida Referendum Election DEADLINE TO REGISTER March 25, 2019 This is an all-mail ballot election which means that every registered voter in St. Lucie County will receive a ballot during the first week of April. All ballots must be received no later than 7:00 pm on April 23rd. Therefore, in order to ensure that your ballot will be counted, please mail your ballot no later than 4 days prior to the election. OR HAND DELIVER TO SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS OFFICE LOCATIONS: 250 NW Country Club Dr., Pt St Lucie 1664
April is Autism Awareness Month; see the flier above to join in on a great event to raise awareness for this cause.
We are featuring an all new Que Pasa St. Lucie, hosted by Linda Tapia, and the #BuildAFuture show, hosted by LeiNitia Robinson. Don’t forget to watch the State of the Schools Update, the March School Board Workshop, and the 2019 Music in Our Schools Concert! Great things are happening in St. Lucie Public Schools! These are shows that you do not want to miss. 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 channel, then head
International Business Academy students from Treasure Coast High School (TCHS) attended the Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Competition, with over 4500 students in Orlando, Florida, themed “Leave Your Mark”. Students had an opportunity to compete and learn during this fun-filled, fast-paced week during spring break. During the conference, students competed in their chosen competitive events, attended seminars, and learned in workshops. TCHS students won regional level events to secure their entry to state level competition in Emerging Business Issues, Business Ethics, Business Communications, and Securities and Investments. President, Jenna Klahne, a four-time State Competitor and National Finalist with
The Office of Teaching and Learning would like to share some of the exciting Professional Development sessions taking place at Allapattah Flats K-8 this summer. Make sure to reserve a seat by signing up in Frontline!
St Lucie Public Schools middle and high school students attended the opening ceremony of the State of Florida Science and Engineering Fair-STEM Competition in Lakeland, FL on March 28, 2019. We are so proud of you all!
The Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County is sponsoring their annual Family Fun Fair! This event is free and will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Lawnwood Stadium. For more information, see the flier above.
Students at Village Green Environmental Studies School received a visit from WPBF News Channel 25’s Meteorologist Britley Ritz. 5th grade students showed Ms. Ritz one of the school’s weather stations and explained how it tracks winds, precipitation, and barometric pressure.
Students from Ms. Nelson’s class help plant seeds for our very first Tower Garden! A Tower Garden is a general vertical hydroponic growing system, which require less space and water to grow the plants than traditional systems.
St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) has experienced unprecedented academic achievement over the last four years. This success is not due to just having people in place – it is due to having the RIGHT people in the RIGHT place. High quality, highly trained teachers dedicated to helping all students achieve and learn in safe and caring environments have supported the District’s rise to a B rated district with no failing schools. Likewise, their influence has helped catapult SLPS from 45th to the State’s top ten in graduation rate (96.5% for comprehensive high schools) and from the bottom third to Florida’s
Fort Pierce Westwood High School’s Criminal Justice students toured the St. Lucie County Emergency Operation center. This tour was hosted by St. Lucie County Officials and the Human Resources Department. Students gained insight on potential careers and how to utilize their industry certification starting this summer! Students were excited and look forward to the many opportunities right here in St. Lucie County.
Oh what a lucky day it was at Northport K-8 School! The Chief Meteorologist for WPTV, Channel 5, Steve Weagle visited to not only give students an engaging lesson on weather forecasting, but he also participated in the Wearing of the Green in the media center. Northport first and second graders listened intently about the use of radar to find rain and learned about how rain buckets are used to measure the amount of precipitation. Steve showed the students an anemometer that measures wind speed and direction and what funnel clouds really look like. He reviewed the Saffir Simpson Scale,
Northport K-8 sixth grade drama students with the assistance of several eighth graders, performed four short plays for the entire kindergarten group recently in the Northport Black Box theater. Under the direction of drama coach, Allison Barajas, students performed “The Frog Prince,” “Jack and the Beanstalk,” “The Princess and the Pea,” and “Cinderella.” It was a wonderful and heartwarming adventure into beginning theater appreciation. The sixth graders were professional and the kindergartners learned an appreciation for theater etiquette.
St Lucie West Centennial High Culinary Arts students had their moment to shine at the 19th Annual Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association’s Competition. The pictures show the beautiful fruit carvings and culinary dishes Centennial’s Eagles prepared at the competition. Chef Calvin Lewis and Chef Christina Gedke-Balachak were very proud of their talented Eagles!
Northport K-8 students had the amazing opportunity to visit Washington, D.C. over spring break. Almost forty students, along with teachers, Thomas McDonald, Angela Elliott, Andrew Mackenzie, and parent chaperones were overwhelmed by the profound history and primary source learning opportunity. Students visited Arlington National Cemetery, Lincoln Memorial, United States Capitol, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the White House, Smithsonian Museum of American History and so much more. For some, this was a once in a lifetime trip to learn about the history of our country. We are so proud of our students and teachers who represented
Port St. Lucie High Culinary Arts students created top competition dishes at the19th Annual Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association’s Competition. Pictured are the students in action and the very beautiful dishes they created! Chef Roland Foerster was very proud of his students. Go Jaguars!
Chorus and band students from across the school district performed in spectacular fashion for a full house at the Fenn Center in Fort Pierce. As part of the annual Music In Our Schools celebration, students are specially selected from among St. Lucie Public Schools’ middle and high school band and chorus programs. The composite band or chorus group is then lead by a visiting clinician. Students rehearse for weeks to sing and play at top level with their peers. Music In Our Schools Month is the National Association for Music Education’s annual celebration. Music educators, students, and communities engage in
Students interested in gaining paid work experience this summer are encouraged to check out the Summer of Success Program! Please see the link below for further details. Summer of Success