LPA Going to State Competition for the 18th Consecutive Year

Congratulations to the Lincoln Park Academy Odyssey of the Mind team! On March 9, 2019, LPA competed in the regional tournament at Suncoast High School in Riviera Beach. It was the first time in five years a Division 2 team entered the competitions. The team members are headed to the Florida State Tournament on the campus of the University of Central Florida on April 6, 2019. Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from K through 12th grades. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical … Read More

Register To Vote

March 25 is the deadline to register to vote regarding the referendum. Stay informed about how this will impact the future of our schools and the School District’s ability to recruit and retain quality teachers, ensure a school resource officer is on every campus and enhance mental health services for our children. Visit stlucieschools.org for more information. Make your voice count. #4ourkids

LWP Drive-in Movie Night

Lakewood Park Elementary hosted their first Drive-in Movie Night sponsored by the PTO. Students created their own cars and left nothing to the imagination.  Great job students!

PSLHS Service Learning: Flag Retirement Ceremony

On Wednesday, February 27, 2019, the Port St. Lucie High School Army JROTC Jaguar Battalion participated in its annual Service Learning Project of retiring unserviceable American flags. Cadets collected worn, torn, and frayed flags donated from various public places to be properly retired. In the class periods leading to the event, cadets cut the flags by the stripes to prepare them for the ceremony. The Cadets who spoke were Battalion XO Cadet Major Molly Sullivan, serving as Master of Ceremonies, and Cadet Command Sergeant Major Victoria Diaz. The Port St. Lucie High School Jaguar band director Mr. Troy Wiley brought … Read More

Rotary Club Gifts Northport K-8 Third Graders

Many thanks to the Noon Rotary Club of Port St. Lucie for the gift of brand new dictionaries for Northport K-8 third grade students!  Angela Hayle from ACCH Insurance Agency visited the school as a representative of the club to deliver the dictionaries. Students were thrilled to learn the longest word in the dictionary and the different ways that the dictionary can be useful. Thanks to Angela and the Noon Rotary Club — you do amazing work for our community!

Mathletes Compete in Local Olympics

Students from 12 high schools in St. Lucie, Martin and Indian River counties flexed their mathematical muscles in the annual Math Olympics hosted by the Indian River State College Mathematics Department. Participants competed both individually and as teams from Clark Advanced Learning Center, Fort Pierce Westwood, Indian River Charter, Jensen Beach, John Carroll, Lincoln Park Academy, Martin County, Port St. Lucie, St. Edward’s, St. Lucie West Centennial, South Fork and Vero Beach high schools. Competition was fierce as individual opponents started the day with a 40-question written exam assessing mastery of algebra, geometry and trigonometry. The 10-question team competition followed … Read More

Start Your Journey to Becoming a Teacher

Teachers make a difference in the lives of children and teens, helping to shape them into productive adults. Indian River State College (IRSC) offers many opportunities for community members to become teachers, especially in the high-demand fields of math, science, ESE and bilingual education. Join us for free information sessions March 26 and April 3 to learn more about programs, degrees and certifications in the field of education. The School of Education features Associate Degree and Bachelor’s Degree programs in early childhood, elementary, secondary and physical education with special emphasis on reading, mathematics, science, exceptional student education (ESE) and English … Read More

SLPS Superintendent Gent Visits Northport K-8

It was a pleasure for SLPS Superintendent E. Wayne Gent to visit Northport K-8 School on March 8, 2019.  Mr. Gent spent the morning speaking and visiting with staff in an informal setting about all of the exciting things happening at Northport K-8.  Classrooms are thriving, and retaining teacher talent is key to continuing the momentum.  Find out more about the referendum for St. Lucie County residents at www.stlucieschools.org #4ourkids

School Board Member Carol Hilson Receives Honor

The St Lucie County Chamber of Commerce and the Fort Pierce Woman’s Club honored Carol A. Hilson, St. Lucie Public Schools Board Member, as “Fort Pierce Lady of the Month.” The ceremony takes place at the Fort Pierce Woman’s Club the First Friday of each month. For more information please visit www.stluciechamber.org Congratulations! Photo:  SLC Property Appraiser Michelle Franklin, SLPS Board Member Debbie Hawley, SLPS Board Member Carol Hilson, SLPS Chief Communications Officer Kerry Padrick, and SLPS Board Member Donna Mills.

FPCHS Culinary Awards

On Saturday March 2, 2019, four Fort Pierce Central High School students, Sarahi Fraga, McClintock Hoeffner, Luz Martinez, and Hope Thomas, won third place in the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association’s 19th Annual Management Competition, sponsored by the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality & Tourism. In this statewide competition, participating teams demonstrate their knowledge of the restaurant and foodservice industry by developing a new restaurant concept and presenting it to a panel of judges at a simulated business exposition.  The teams also submitted a written proposal for review, and presented their concepts of marketing, menu and costing, … Read More

Media Release: FPCHS Culinary Awards

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – On Saturday March 2, 2019, four Fort Pierce Central High School students, Sarahi Fraga, McClintock Hoeffner, Luz Martinez, and Hope Thomas, won third place in the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association’s 19th Annual Management Competition, sponsored by the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality & Tourism. In this statewide competition, participating teams demonstrate their knowledge of the restaurant and foodservice industry by developing a new restaurant concept and presenting it to a panel of judges at a simulated business exposition.  The teams also submitted a written proposal for review, and presented their concepts of … Read More

SLPS Science Fair Awards

The 31st Annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Fair was host to over 240 middle and high school student projects. In the wide array of quality projects submitted, judges identified the top projects in each category based on rigorous rubrics accessing content and process.   PLACE AWARDS   Animal Science ANIM Junior Division 1st Place – Emma Farr LPA 2nd Place – Farzeen Chagani LPA 3rd Place – Makinsie Hanson MAN   Senior Division 1st Place – Malaica Ashley LPA 2nd Place – Dakota Robinson TCHS 3rd Place – Alicia Torres TCHS   Behavioral & Social Science BEHA Senior Division  … Read More

Media Release: Science Fair Awards

ST. LUCIE COUNTY — The 31st Annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Fair was host to over 240 middle and high school student projects. In the wide array of quality projects submitted, judges identified the top projects in each category based on rigorous rubrics accessing content and process.   PLACE AWARDS   Animal Science ANIM Junior Division 1st Place – Emma Farr LPA 2nd Place – Farzeen Chagani LPA 3rd Place – Makinsie Hanson MAN   Senior Division 1st Place – Malaica Ashley LPA 2nd Place – Dakota Robinson TCHS 3rd Place – Alicia Torres TCHS   Behavioral & Social … Read More

FPCHS Wrestling Team Clinches Regional Title

Fort Pierce Central High School’s Wrestling Team won its first Regional Wrestling Title since 1995. The 3A Region 3 Champs qualified 11 athletes for the state tournament. That is the most qualifiers in school’s 49-year history, and it ties for the most in St. Lucie County History.  Coach Seidel said, “It’s well deserved for the athletes that put their blood, sweat, and tears into it.  I am so proud of what they have accomplished so far.”  The Cobras will travel to the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee, FL on Friday and Saturday for the state tournament. Go Cobras! Pictured:  Kevin … Read More

Media Release: FPCHS Wrestling Team Clinches Regional Title

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Fort Pierce Central High School’s Wrestling Team won its first Regional Wrestling Title since 1995. The 3A Region 3 Champs qualified 11 athletes for the state tournament. That is the most qualifiers in school’s 49-year history, and it ties for the most in St. Lucie County History.  Coach Seidel said, “It’s well deserved for the athletes that put their blood, sweat, and tears into it.  I am so proud of what they have accomplished so far.”  The Cobras will travel to the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee, FL on Friday and Saturday for the state tournament. … Read More

White City Elementary with 7-Eleven

White City Elementary School received a monetary donation of $711.00 from the 7-Eleven Store located on Midway and US1.  White City appreciates 7-Eleven for being a business partner and supporting the staff and students of WCE.

Congratulations Northport K-8 History Fair Winners

Congratulations to our Northport K-8 middle grades students who represented our community at the St. Lucie Public Schools History Fair. These students prevailed and received accolades for exemplary work in several categories. Heather Canales, Laura Guarino, and Allyson Sheets won third place in a group exhibit. Brooke Hundley and Laci Ford won first place for Group Website, and McKayla Sanon won third place for an individual website. Jamie Rosenberg won second place for Individual Website. Gracie Johnson, Kamara Pieere, Aleilla Jones, and Alexandria Urton won third place for Group Performance. We are so extremely proud of these students for representing … Read More

Rising Freshmen Open House

Students who will be high school freshmen for the 2019-2020 school year are encouraged to attend their assigned high school’s open house on Wednesday, March 13 from 6:00PM-8:00PM.  For more information, contact your child’s school.

SPM Cafeteria Staff Celebrates National Breakfast Week

Child Nutrition Services would like to congratulate Southport Middle School cafeteria staff on such an over the top National Breakfast Week Promotion!  The students and staff truly had a great time with new uniforms, a Big Bites Bus, as well as a true race car! Southport has been recognized by the state Florida School Nutrition Association for a great promotion. Fantastic job to: Eileen Kielbasa, Manager Aurora Hazellief, Food Service Assistant Donna Mackey, Cook Delma Martinez, Food Service Assistant Jeanette Minerva, Food Service Assistant Stacia Nautel, Food Service Assistant Lydia Roman, Food Service Assistant Mariana Ruela, Baker