On Tuesday, December 1st, Superintendent E. Wayne Gent accompanied by School Board Chair Debbie Hawley, Board Member Troy Ingersoll, Board Member Jennifer Richardson, Tom Jones from the Education Foundation, and Dr. Kevin Perry, Assistant to the Superintendent, paid surprise visits to this year’s finalists for School Related Employee of the Year. Maria Carley, a school assessment clerk at St. Lucie Elementary; Annie Jones, a school assessment clerk at Fairlawn Elementary; and Norma Figueroa, a health paraprofessional at Oak Hammock are the finalists who have the distinction of representing the School District at this year’s Night of the Stars event. “The
The City of Port St. Lucie is helping to facilitate the best possible virtual school experience by providing 2,000 free mobile hot spots to families struggling to access the internet because of financial impediments. With six months of unlimited internet service, the City’s Neighborhood Services Department has 600 free Netgear Nighthawk MR1100 Mobile Hotspots available to Port St. Lucie students who are currently enrolled in a virtual school program as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The hotspot features parental control to filter out inappropriate websites. The city is now extending this offer to eligible teachers. “The City of
Students at Palm Pointe pulled out all the stops to act as Superheroes for the Toys for Tots program. Students and staff made a donation to the Toys for Tots program to support local kids in need. All proceeds raised will be used to purchase toys that will be used for this initiative. Our kids really are Super Heroes and are always ready to “Save the Day.”
The 2nd grade students from Ms. Forston, Ms. Blaszkiewicz, and Ms. Aristide’s class at Oak Hammock K-8 are retelling the story of the Polar Express. The students are bringing their excitement and love of reading by comparing the book to the movie. The classes (MySchool and Brick and Mortar) are excited about building their reading comprehension while enjoying their reading and learning together during this holiday season.
What a wonderful morning at Northport! ?? We welcomed retired Army Sgt. Bill Arnold, our Veteran Partner in Education as well as three retired military servicemen from American Legion Post 318. The gentlemen accepted a poppy collage to honor all veterans made by Northport art students. The collage will hang on the wall at Post 318. Thank you so much to the entire post for coming out to Northport. Veterans and our military mean the world to our school. It was with a free breath that we all smiled through the presentation. ❤ ?? A big Northport salute ❤ ??
On Saturday, November 21st, 2020, the Jaguar Battalion hosted a Raider meet at Port Saint Lucie High School. Each school that participated in the raider meet participated as one whole team to represent their school in the following events: Relay Race, Tire Roll, Capture the Guide-on, Kickball, Dodgeball, and Tug of War. The cadets of Port Saint Lucie High School secured a victory in every event against the three other attending schools. The Raider meet ran smoothly as each team transitioned efficiently from one event to the next, which was thanks to our support cadets that quickly helped set up