Students from Mr. Rios’ Criminal Justice classes participated in a mock crime scene investigation. The demonstration was set up by the Port St. Lucie Police Department’s Crime Scene Investigation Team. Students observed the process from securing the scene to the physical collection of evidence. This mock investigation provided hands-on opportunities for all of the students.
On Saturday October 5, 2019, the Port St. Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion hosted a practice Raider meet. This meet is a warm-up for the upcoming Raider season. The teams got the chance to work together efficiently and effectively while also seeing how well each teammate performed under pressure. The competition consisted of different physical and mental challenges. Teams all started with the relay race and moved on to other sections of the competition such as a rope bridge, tire flip, cross country rescue, and a team obstacle course. Although it was just a practice meet, every team worked their
PSLHS’s Battalion Honor Guard Sergeant Major Locklar was recently promoted to an Eagle Scout with his Boy Scout Troop 499. Becoming an Eagle Scout is a major accomplishment that is recognized by the military. Joseph can enter any branch of the military he desires as an Private First Class, which is two ranks higher then everyone else. He is actively involved with JROTC, Scouts of America, and his local church/ youth group. His ceremony will be held this November. During his time in the program he went on many camping trips and completed many requirements on his pathway to becoming
FBI Agent Gavin Gumbinner visited the Law Academy at SLW Centennial High School and met with Ms. Oliveira’s and Ms. Baumgarten’s classes. The students learned about how to become an FBI agent, the responsibilities of an FBI agent and he answered general questions that the students had.
The Career and Technical Education (CTE) department hosted St. Lucie Public Schools educators, post-secondary institutions, community and business partners. The fall training sessions included adobe, medical, biotechnology, criminal justice, aerospace, engineering, and technical design programs.
The TCHS Jazz Band treated the audience at the October School Board meeting to a mini-concert and received a standing ovation!
Congratulations to the following employees who were recognized as STAR recipients at the October 2019 Board Meeting. David Godoy Robin Montgomery Feleshia Smith Ernestine Wright-Anderson Euretha Stokes Jennifer Burto
The Golden and Silver School Awards recognize schools for their volunteer hours. Congratulations to all of the schools that received recognition. Golden Schools Allapattah Flats K8 School Bayshore Elementary Chester A. Moore Elementary Creative Arts Academy Fairlawn Elementary Floresta Elementary Forest Grove Middle School Ft. Pierce Central High School Ft. Pierce Westwood Academy FK Sweet Elementary Lakewood Park Elementary Lawnwood Elementary Lincoln Park Academy Manatee K8 School Mariposa Elementary Morningside Elementary Northport K8 School Oak Hammock K8 School Palm Pointe K8 School Parkway Elementary School Port St. Lucie High School Rivers Edge Elementary Samuel Gaines Academy Savanna
Lawnwood Leopards participated in a hands-on lab as they deepened their understanding of dissolved substances. They worked collaboratively by following directions, making predictions and observing the properties of dissolved substances.
Ms. Willems’ AICE Marine Science Students participated in “A Day in the Life of the Indian River Lagoon,” an annual citizen science and participatory project, where environmental partners, students, and teachers collaborate to simultaneously collect scientific data at sites along the 156 mile stretch of the lagoon.
Students from Fort Pierce Westwood Academy’s Allied Health and Health Unit Coordinator Program participated in their first clinical training for the year. These students are pursuing an industry certification in either Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Certified Health Unit Coordinator (CHUC). This group is led by Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Montgomery and Ms. Danielle Garcia (CHUC).
Mariposa Elementary celebrated “Empowerment” which is a Social and Emotional Learning theme. Third grade teacher Ms. Mikki Watson is with Tajmore Cooper, Lauren Rocha, Rosalyn Lesesne, Jaden Salazar-Taveras, Anthony Narducci, Blake McKoy, Cooper Yates, Justin Garcia, Ariana Albuquerque, Jocelyn Erwin, Macy Bierbach, and Tanner Feick. Everyone pictured is wearing yellow to celebrate empowerment.
On Friday, September 27, 2019, Lincoln Park Academy Middle School students participated in the annual Commitment to Graduate “C2G” ceremony. This ceremony reminds students of the caring adults who support them and why they are in school, which is to graduate! After the students shook Mr. Sanabria’s hand, signed a graduate silhouette, and received a keepsake to commemorate the celebration. This is their declaration that they are their commitment to graduate from high school. Their commitment silhouette will be proudly displayed on campus. Great job, Greyhounds!
For Immediate Release October 7, 2019 Contact: Lydia Martin Lydia.Martin@stlucieschools.org Phone: 772-429-5532 The Giving Concert Benefits Students in St. Lucie County ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL – The eighth annual Giving Concert is planned for Thursday, October 17th at Ft. Pierce Central High School’s Auditorium located at 4101 S. 25th Street. The doors will open to the public at 6:30 p.m. and the concert boasting area choral groups will begin at 7:00 p.m. The event, sponsored by St. Lucie Public Schools and organized by Choral Director Dr. Rolanda Jones, will benefit Grace Packs which is a weekly weekend
Lincoln Park Academy elected new middle school officers on Friday, September 27th. Candidates campaigned throughout the week, garnering votes for the election. Middle school students voted in their social studies classroom after listening to candidates speeches during the morning announcements. The winners are: President Emma Rizzo Vice President Amani Mohd Secretary Camille Annos Treasurer Alexis Bentinganan Historian Kanosha Hartwell Public Relations Carmela Bustamante
The TCHS Boys Bowling Team placed 6th out of 15 teams at the Kegel Bowling Center Tournament! The Kegel Training Center offers bowling training and is where many Bowling pros offer their expertise to young, aspiring bowlers. TCHS had the highest score for the St Lucie District!
Weatherbee staff and students wore yellow and caught the wave to empowerment on Friday, September 27th. Each class designed a surfboard illustrating ways they feel empowered or can empower others. Weatherbee’s motto this year is “Catch the Wave to Success” and the surfboards tie into that theme.