Port St. Lucie High Hosts 3D Printed Car Races

Port St. Lucie High School’s Technical Design Program and Preapprenticeship students hosted 3D Printed Car Races. Students designed, tested, 3D printed, and raced their cars in the gym!  Mr. Picchiarini and his Tech Design students not only entertained but recruited students into the Technical Design classes.  Level Up CTE!

Jazzy Jags Takes Lunch to Paris

Port St Lucie High’s Culinary Program students and Chef Foerster took lunch to Paris!  Students in the Jazzy Jags Café prepped, cooked, and served delicious lunches Parisienne Style; Croque Monsieur with baked ham, Gruyere cheese and dijon on brioche slices browned until the cheese melted served with Salad Orientale, and Pommes Frites (French Fries!).  Delicious!  Level Up CTE!

Cobra Track and Field Win 1st Place and Break School Records!

Way To Go Cobra Track & Field! Congrats to the Coach Wilder and the ladies 4×4 relay team, for winning 1st place at regionals and breaking the school record.  The 4×4 consists of Rachelle Williams, Auhmya Wilder, Kiana Vreene and Brianna Clayton. A Cobra congratulations to Brianna Clayton, who also won 1st in the 100 meter dash and 200 meter dash as well as breaking a school record.  Wow, ninth grader Nakayia Wilder also broke the school record in discus!  These student-athletes have all advanced to States next week!!! Congratulations to Mikoy Holmes, Jerneka Davis, Malik Collions, Jabari Aljoe, and … Read More

Fairlawn Cleans Up & Appreciates Staff

In honor of Earth Day, Fairlawn’s Student Council worked Saturday, April 24th to beautify the school grounds by picking up trash around campus.  The students ended their morning with creating a small token of appreciation for Fairlawn’s staff by planting individual plants for each staff member.  Student Council would like to thank our supportive parents that made this day a success and JBR Exteriors for purchasing the supplies necessary for the Staff Appreciation gifts.

St. Lucie Mets Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6th-9th! Show your school ID and receive a discount on St. Lucie Mets tickets! You can get up to 3 tickets for $5 each. Gates open at 5:30 pm, game begins at 6:10 pm St. Lucie Mets vs. Jupiter Hammerheads    

Discovering the Butterfly Life Cycle at Oak Hammock K-8

The students in Ms. Quinn’s K-5 ESE class, at Oak Hammock K- 8, learned about the life cycle of the butterfly. After exploring the butterfly garden on campus, the class watched as their caterpillars became chrysalides. Students created models of the butterfly life cycle with pasta and made predictions about the color of their butterflies. The class has been patiently waiting and watching the chrysalides metamorphosis into butterflies to determine which of them made the correct color prediction.

FPC Beach Volleyball

Central’s Beach Volleyball Makes a First Appearance in State Tournament! Congratulations to the Cobra Beach Volleyball team who competed in the Florida High School Beach Volleyball State Championships this past Friday and Saturday in Tavares!  Players include Presley Murray, Kendra Brown, Riley Wyatt, Maya Chase, Kailani Zezas, Kaleigh Becton, Kadiann Perry, Katie-Rose Wohlbold, Delaney Bolbach, and Lauren Woolley with Coach Quigley leading all the way! The team was presented with the Region 4AA Runner-up trophy before they began play!!!  Although the team did not bring home the Championship trophy, finishing in the top 12 in the state for their very … Read More

Cobra Means Family- Spaghetti Lunch Benefit

FPC truly means family Deann Justice, head girls softball coach at Central shows us the true meaning of family coming together to support one another.  Cobra softball player, Kieanna Angelotti, lost her father Keith in a tragically unexpected accident, during his own softball game.  “Kieanna is a major part of our softball team as well as being one of Chef Strell’s amazing culinary students” Coach Justice shares.  Family comes together, so the softball team partnered up with the culinary department to put on host a spaghetti lunch to-go fundraiser with all proceeds going to Kieanna and her mother, Michele.   The … Read More

Nittiya Boyce Shines in the “Inlet 100th Anniversary Student Art Contest”

Lincoln Park Academy student, Nittiya Boyce, 7th grade, placed third in the “Inlet 100th Anniversary Student Art Contest”. The contest was sponsored by the Fort Pierce Lions Club. They were inspired to hold a contest to celebrate the inlet because children are the future keepers of our environment. They hope that this celebration will motivate students to be good stewards of our environment including our waterways and local sea life. Nittiya’s impressive artwork will be displayed at City Hall by the Commission Chambers for the month of May. She has won a $50 Visa gift card, ribbon, and certificate for … Read More

WEST Prep Leadership Students Begin a New Senior Tradition

Student Government and Student Council planned, organized and executed a field day event for the senior class of 2021. Students groups were paired with other teams to compete in activities that included relay races, obstacle courses, tug-o-war, and kickball games. Students were also competing against a Faculty and Staff team for a chance to win the overall field day. In the end, the Faculty and Staff team WON but the seniors put up a great fight!  

West Prep Top Ten Celebrated

Fort Pierce Westwood Academy: The WEST Prep Magnet hosted a celebratory luncheon for the Class of 2021 top ten students. 1 – Kevin Vanderneut Jr. 2 – Samuel Porter 3 – Ellyn Delano 4 – Neriah Nicholas 5 – Allen Lin 6 – Merissa Spence 7 – Mya Forestal 8 – Leigh-Ann Spalding 9 – Kailynn Webb 10 – Patrick Kloeckner

Palm Pointe Artists Use Digital Art to Honor Women

Middle school artists just finished a unit on digital art. Students were encouraged to pick a woman either real or fictional who has inspired them for Women’s History Month to digitally draw and paint.  Some artists chose to pick a family member, others a famous inspirational woman and others a fictional character that they idolize.   Students learned how to use graphic design tools like pens, brushes and layers to create their portraits.

CAST First Grader Wins Poster Contest

Congratulations to CAST first grader, Gianna Grasso, for winning the annual “Drop Savers” Poster contest. April is Water Conservation Month and Port St. Lucie Utilities Systems invited St. Lucie County K-12 students to participate in the 5th annual 2021 Drop Savers Water Conservation Poster Contest. The purpose of the contest is to raise awareness as well as educate young people on the importance of saving water. Only one student was selected from each grade and Gianna won! We celebrated her on the CAST morning announcements.

1st Graders at Morningside are Published Authors!

Students in Mrs. McKenna’s class put their research and writing skills to the test. Their research began by brainstorming different animals that can be found in the ocean. Each student was able to choose the ocean animal that sparked their interest most. They spent many days gathering research on their animal through books, websites and videos. After many rough drafts, the final drafts were written and illustrations were drawn. The outcome – THEY ARE PUBLISHED AUTHORS!!!

Creative Expression at Morningside Elementary!

Morningside elementary continues to allow creative expression in the classroom! Students in Mrs. Moore’s third grade class are reading the book “Out of my Mind” where the main character Melody sees color when she hears music. After the Reading FSA, students were allowed to spread out on the floor and colored to the sound of fast and slow music by classical composers. Then the students explored the way different materials resists the crayon. They spoke about how they felt about the activity and how art sometimes helps get our feelings out especially when we feel stressed. Then students cut their … Read More

SLWK8 Artist Spotlight

At St. Lucie West K-8 School, Mrs. Denise Eldridge’s Art classes have been focusing on Renaissance Art, Impressionism, Op Art, warm/cool movement, and the color wheel. Students have been emulating famous pictures and creating originals to learn the proper techniques. (Pictured below: 8th Grader Ava Van’s version of Renaissance “Creation of Adam.” 5th Grader Ella-Christina Artwell’s color wheel interpretation; 8th grader Kassie Lebel’s color wheel interpretation; and 5th grader Amber Williams warm/cool movement piece.)