Sales Tax Holiday

The 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 2, 2019, and runs through Tuesday, August 6, 2019. During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items will be exempt from tax including: certain school supplies selling for…

Know the Signs

The Division of Student Services and Exceptional Student Education in collaboration with Sandy Hook Promise provided a Signs of Suicide (SOS) Training at Indian River State College for school psychologists, social workers, guidance counselors, and district leaders. The SOS program uses an educational curriculum to teach students to recognize the symptoms of depression and suicide, and can be…

New Teachers – Tunnel of Hope

You’re invited to help welcome and celebrate our new teachers by participating in the new teacher symposium Tunnel of Hope scheduled for Wednesday, July 31st at 8:00 a.m. at Fort Pierce Central High School.  The address is 4101 South 25th Street, Fort Pierce.  The Tunnel will be held in the Auditorium at the back of…

Kindergarten Enrollment

Is your student enrolled in kindergarten?  The start of an exciting school year is just around the corner, and registration is easy through the St. Lucie Public Schools on-line registration portal. You can register your child any day of the week or any time of the day.  Go to www.stlucieschools.org and click the “Register for…

Student Assignment Temporary Location

Purpose: To assist parents/guardians with student enrollment 

Location: Samuel S. Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies – Gymnasium (2250 S. Jenkins Road, Ft. Pierce)

Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Dates: July 29, 2019 – August 14, 2019 (Monday through Friday)

*For your convenience, on-line applications are available 7 days a week/24 hours a day.

Visit: https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/departments/student-assignment/

Lego Robotics and Coding Camp

St. Lucie County’s Oxbow Eco-Center 2019 Summer Camps were full of adventure. Children ages 8-12 participated in a Lego Robotics and Coding Camp. Using Lego Mindstorm EV-Three and We-Do kits, children worked in teams to complete animal and nature themed science experiments with robotics and coding. Some campers recognized similar problem solving experiments in STEM…

It’s Expo Time!

Mark your calendar for the 2019 Back-to-School Non-profit Expo at Grace Way Village. When: Thursday, August 1, from 11 am to 3 pm. Grace Way Village is one of many non-profits looking forward to supporting teachers in their efforts to care for our community’s children! There are many non-profit organizations in the area that can…

Student Assignment Pop-up Office

Purpose: To assist parents/guardians with Kindergarten enrollment  Location: The River of Life Fellowship                 3950 Juanita Avenue, Fort Pierce Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Dates: Monday, July 15, 2019             Tuesday, July 16, 2019             Monday, July 22, 2019 …

Crocco Invited To Present At Carnegie Hall

Dr. Karen Crocco, SLPS Instructional Specialist for Visual and Performing Arts, was selected to present a session at the Carnegie Hall Summer Music Educator Workshop in New York City. Music educators from across the country came to Carnegie Hall to expand the impact of their work with young musicians. Dr. Crocco’s standing-room-only workshop entitled “Beginning…

SLPS Student Assignment Pop-up Office

Purpose: To assist parents/guardians with Kindergarten enrollment Location: The River of Life Fellowship 3950 Juanita Avenue, Fort Pierce Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Dates: Monday, July 15, 2019 Tuesday, July 16, 2019 Monday, July 22, 2019 Tuesday, July 23, 2019 *The SLPS Student Assignment main office located at 501 NW University Blvd., Port St.…

IRSC Tuition Assistance

Indian River State College (IRSC) has a long-standing collaboration with St. Lucie County School District through which school district employees are given tuition assistance. The tuition voucher allows employees to only pay for the first credit of each three-credit course.  IRSC provides a tuition scholarship for the remaining two credits.  I am pleased to announce that…

The Education Channel – Your Channel For School News

This week, St. Lucie Public Schools honors our summer graduates with the 2019 Summer Graduation Ceremony. In addition, we also have a brand new Eye on St. Lucie with Lydia Martin. Watch and see what is happening within our schools and our community! Below is the playback schedule for the summer graduations: Friday: 10 AM, 4:30 PM, 9 PM Saturday: 1 PM, 8:30 PM Sunday:…

Student Assignment Pop-up Office

Purpose: To assist parents/guardians with Kindergarten enrollment  Location: The River of Life Fellowship                 3950 Juanita Avenue, Fort Pierce Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Dates: Monday, July 15, 2019             Tuesday, July 16, 2019             Monday, July 22, 2019 …