The Florida Department of Education selected TCHS Principal Susan Seal to serve on the Level 2 School Principal Performance Assessment Task Development Team. The purpose of this team is to develop performance tasks aligned to the competencies and skills finalized as part of the Level 2 School Principal Performance Assessment development process. Congratulations, Ms. Seal for being chosen for this honor!
SLPS’s own Coordinator of ELL/Translation Services, Clarissa Duskin, is featured in an article on the website, Malty the Blue Tiger, a website where children’s books help teach another language. Clarissa is featured in the article called, “Ask an Expert: How can I help my child be confident in her second language skills?” Click here to read the full article!
Every registered voter in St. Lucie County will receive a postage paid mail-in ballot on or about April 3rd. This is a very important referendum to raise teacher pay, keep a school resource officer on every campus, and enhance mental health services for our children. A Citizens Advisory Committee will have oversight to guarantee every dollar goes where it is intended.
Please cast your ballot and make your voice heard. Return your ballot on or before April 23 in the postage-paid envelope.
Southport’s cafeteria staff delivered a healthy treat to Mrs. Sharon Dudash’s students along with a nutritious lesson on how plants grow. After finishing up a project on seeds in their class, Cafeteria Manager Eileen Kielbasa presented a lesson on how plants grow using Florida grown vegetables from the Farm to School initiative. The students got to see the seeds inside the vegetables, and enjoyed a healthy snack later in the afternoon. According to the project’s website, “Florida’s Farm to School initiative allows students to gain access to healthy, local foods as well as education opportunities such as school gardens, cooking lessons and farm field trips. Farm to School empowers children and their families to make informed food choices while enhancing the connection that communities have with local grower.” The initiative aims to increase children’s consumption of nutritious foods in their diets and inform how healthy food plays a vital role in their present and future health.
On Friday, March 29th, Palm Pointe fourth graders participated in an exciting day of writing e”lab” oration stations. Students had an opportunity to travel to different stations and refine their writing through various mini-lessons and practice. They were thrilled to show what they know after working hard all year on the writing process. Towards the end of the day, students got to participate in a balloon drop that included balloons with positive messages to let them know they can do it. Students will take their FSA Writing Assessment on Tuesday, April 2nd.