Palm Pointe Celebrates September’s SEL Empowerment Day

During the month of September, Palm Pointe students participated in social emotional learning (SEL) activities, discussions, and community circles focused around the theme of Empowerment.  On Friday, September 27th, students and staff wore yellow to show that they support the empowerment of others.  Empowerment is defined as, “…the belief that people, and more specifically our youth, have the ability to implement positive change in their own lives and the lives of others, and contribute to something larger than themselves.”  When we promote empowerment we can cultivate each others’ ability to share their gifts, talents, and abilities, and develop their voices … Read More

Fairlawn’s Bahamian Fundraiser

Fairlawn Elementary students represented the Bahamas by wearing either the colors of the flag (gold, black, and aqua) or the actual flag itself.  The students were thrilled to continue the support for Hurricane Dorian relief.  All together the students raised over $670 dollars.

Fort Pierce Central’s Allied Health (CTE) Connects Students to IRSC

Fort Pierce Central’s Allied Health students participated in a guest speaker presentation by Indian River State College (IRSC) arranged by Ms. Barbera Charles.  IRSC representatives discussed multiple career options in healthcare, along with criteria for enrollment.  Students gained meaningful knowledge for continuing opportunities beyond high school.

Sunshine Kitchen Scholarship Cook-Off Winners!

Pictured is the winning team for the Sunshine Kitchen Scholarship Cook Off. Congratulations to Evelyn Miranda from Treasure Coast High School and Jorge Carrillo from Indian River State College. Their winning creation was a delicious lemon honey mustard buer blanc chicken with sautéed vegetables. Congratulations!

Forest Grove Eighth Graders Take a Bite Out of the Periodic Table

In Mrs. Clarke’s eighth grade Earth and Space Science class, students apply knowledge they have acquired about atomic theory to create models of atoms using marshmallows and toothpicks! Students had to select an element of their choice form the periodic table, identify and calculate the amount of subatomic particles, select specific colors of marshmallows for each particle and create the atomic nucleus with orbiting electrons likened to the Bohr model. The best part of course was in the end when they got to enjoy them as a tasty treat!

Career and College Fair Color Guard

On September 11, 2019, the Port Saint Lucie High School Army JROTC Jaguar Battalion conducted a color guard for the Career and College Fair held in the gym. The color guard was commanded by Cadet Major Alexis Morris while the state flag was held by Cadet Sargent First Class Alexis Wilson. Guarding the national flag was Cadet Sargent First Class Emmalyne Lewiston and guarding the state flag was Cadet Second Lieutenant Michael Schmitt. The school choir, led by Mr. Hagan, sang the National Anthem while the colors stood at present arms. The Color Guard was followed by a moment of … Read More

SLWK-8 7th Grade Scientists

Student’s in Mr. Emerson’s 7th grade science class were visited by Melissa McIntyre of ORCA for the first of 8 classroom visits to learn about our “Living Lagoon.” Shown are students creating and documenting their own microcosm of the Indian River Lagoon ecosystem.

St. Lucie West K-8 School Bus Drivers’ Breakfast

St. Lucie West K-8 School enjoyed a fun-filled breakfast with our bus drivers on Thursday, September 19th, Dean Estrada and several PBIS Core team members and teachers helped to organize the event. We are thankful for our bus drivers and their commitment to our students.

Making Science Fun for Everyone!

For more information, contact: Natalie Frendberg, 772-785-5842, For immediate release Save the Date for the 2019 Indian River Lagoon Science Festival! Fort Pierce, FL – The Indian River Lagoon Science Festival returns for its 6th year on Saturday, October 26 from 10am-3pm at Veteran’s Memorial Park, part of the River Walk Center in Fort Pierce! This FREE, all-ages, day of discovery promises to be a blast for the whole family with dozens of minds-on, hands-on activities exploring the wonders of science, technology, engineering, art and math. The Indian River Lagoon Science Festival aims to show not only the importance … Read More

The Community Supports Our Schools!

The Great Stewards of St. Bernadette Parish overwhelmed the teachers and staff of Dale Cassens Education Complex after the church’s school supply drive collected over a year’s supply of consumables! Their ministry bestowed upon the students with all the composition books, pencils, colored markers/pencils, glue sticks, etc. that will be needed for all our lessons!  What a great way to start off our year!

Treasure Coast High School – Bowling for Bahamas

The Treasure Coast High School National Honor Society partnered with SuperPlay USA to host a fundraiser for Bahamas relief efforts.  A total of 112 Titans showed up to support this event, and funds raised went to Missionary Flights International to help with the cost of shipping the goods they collected.  #TitanBornTitanBred

Treasure Coast High School AFJROTC Hosts Inaugural Patriot’s Day Event

On September 11th, 2019, Treasure Coast High School’s AFJROTC shared their pride with Patriot’s Day Ceremony at the high school.  The ceremony honored our nation’s flag with a flag folding  and flag retirement ceremony.  Additionally, Blue Star Moms and Gold Star Moms were in attendance and honored as well. TCHS students, faculty, and staff attended the event as well as many guests from the local community.

Treasure Coast High School – Bahamas Donation Drive

Clubs across Treasure Coast’s campus united in friendly competition to collect donated goods for those effected by Hurricane Dorian.  Together they were able to pack a pallet to be donated to Missionary Flights International.  #TitanBornTitanBred

Career and Technical Education – EDC Bus Tour

Career and Technical Education (CTE) collaborated with the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County (EDC), and Treasure Coast Manufacturers Association to host the Fall School Guidance Counselor’s Bus Tour.  This tour offered St. Lucie Public School’s Guidance Counselors, Graduation Coaches, and CTE Educators the opportunity to hear from local businesses and create a pipeline for their students interested in manufacturing, technical design, and culinary.  Stops on the tour included Builders FirstSource, Indian River Select, Sunshine Kitchen, Aviator College, and Aquaco to get a better sense of expectations and demand for potential employees in the industry.    

CAST Kindergartners Share American Symbols

Kindergarten shared their artistic representation of the American Flag with Mr. Whitaker’s 7th grade Civics class. Kindergarten has been learning all about different American symbols and were thrilled to share their knowledge with 7th grade. The 7th graders were prepared with different questions to enhance the learning of their kindergarten buddy!

Custodial Staff Appreciation Luncheon

SLPS Custodial Staff were treated to a BBQ luncheon at Manatee K8 School to thank them for their dedication and commitment to providing safe and clean environments for all employees and students across the district.  The luncheon has become an annual event and was sponsored by Donadio and Associates.  

Media Advisory: Dads

For Immediate Release                                                                               September 23, 2019 Contact: Lydia Martin Phone: 772-429-5544 MEDIA ADVISORY– Dads Take Your Child to School Day What: St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) will celebrate Dads Take Your Child to School Day. Dads Take Your Child to School Day is a statewide initiative of the Florida Department of Education to encourage fathers and male role models to become involved in the education of their children as a means for increasing student achievement.  Fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, foster fathers and other male role models are invited to take their children to school on September … Read More

Business Services Moves to Their New Home!

On Monday, September 17th, the Business Services team moved to its forever location within the new District office. You can find all their teams on the third floor, section 500.  The Business Services Team is  ready to serve their customers, host trainings and meet with employees.  The Business Services team includes Payroll, Risk Management, Finance, Purchasing and Accounts Payable. For more information, please visit them on the web at: