CAST Artists Win “Inlet 100th Anniversary Art Contest”

Creative Arts Academy Eighth Graders win 1st and 2nd place in the “Inlet 100thAnniversary Art Contest” sponsored by the Ft. Pierce Lions Club in collaboration with the City of Ft. Pierce.  First place winner Adalia Stewart and second place winner Morgan Worley depicted a scenery of the Ft. Pierce Inlet, surrounding waterways, and sea life.  Adalia stated her artwork stylized “all the different sea animals and sport fishing” found in our local area.  Whereas Morgan wanted hers to look picturesque as if “we were looking at a postcard.”  C.A.S.T Middle School Visual Arts students collaborated in this art contest in … Read More

CAST Color Monsters

Students in Ms. Smith’s first grade class discussed their feelings during morning circle time and connected each feeling to a different color as part of an arts integration lesson. They then read “Color Monster” and designed their own color monster to represent how they are feeling. Students are working on being proactive by regulating their feelings!

CAST’s Modern Mathematical Masterpieces

Fourth graders in Mrs. Church’s hybrid class learned about the abstract artist Piet Mondrian as they reviewed how to find the perimeter and area of quadrilaterals. Mondrian is famous for using geometric figures and primary colors in his art. Students were tasked to create their own piece of Mondrian-inspired artwork using only squares and rectangles with a perimeter or area of 20, then added primary colors of their choosing.  

SLWK8 “Runs” to the Finish Line

Congratulations to St. Lucie West K-8’s 2020-2021 Track Team! Overall, the girls’ team finished 3rd place and the boys’ team finished 2nd place. We are very proud of each students’ determination and excellent sportsmanship! JAWSOME JOB SHARKS!

Scaled Spaghetti Structures at CAST

Ms. Claudio’s seventh graders at CAST examined different styles of architecture and discussed the pros and cons and how math is used in architecture. Students then designed and built their own structure to scale using spaghetti noodles, marshmallows and tape. Their goal was to build the tallest structure that best resembled their scale drawing.

CAST Connection to Backus

Ms. Denman’s 4th grade class at CAST has been learning about the local history of St. Lucie County. Students learned about landscape artists A.E. Backus and The Highwaymen. To wrap up the unit, the students had an opportunity to paint En Plein Air. A student shared her new learning with family and discovered her great-grandmother was the model for one of Backus’ portraits!

WEST Prep PBIS Gets a New Look

The Fort Pierce Westwood Academy: The WEST Prep Magnet PBIS Team created a PBIS T-shirt and Logo Contest to allow students to showcase their artistic and design talents. There were 13 students who submitted artwork and the judges had a challenge to choose the one to represent the T-shirt for the 21-22 school year. The Winners of the contest are: 2nd Place tie to Rayna Duzart (Grade 12) and Bella Gentry (Grade 9). Each will receive a $50 gift card. 1st place is Jamie Espinoza Hurtado (Grade 10) and she will receive a $100 gift card. Congratulations to all of … Read More

SLPS Celebrates the Class of 2021

Congratulations to the Class of 2021!   Last week, Superintendent Gent, joined by Board Members, celebrated the class of 2021 at Lawnwood Stadium. Nearly 3,000 students walked across the stage to receive their diplomas.  Graduation is the culminating event that celebrates and recognizes the achievement of each graduate.  St. Lucie Public School proudly boasts a graduation rate of 98.3% at the six comprehensive high schools.   The 2021 Graduation Ceremonies can be viewed on the WLX-TV Youtube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3GKMqcIjbgqXb7XDy27uYw Fort Pierce Central High School’s Graduation Pictured L-R: Deputy Superintendent Dr. Jon Prince, School Board Member Troy Ingersoll (District 5), School … Read More

Treasure Coast High School’s 2021 Graduation

Treasure Coast High School’s 2021 Graduation May 25, 2021 725 students graduated as members of the class of 2021 from Treasure Coast High School.   The 2021 Graduating Class from Treasure Coast High School earned over $7,400,000  in scholarships.   7 Graduates have enlisted to serve our country in the armed forces.   62 Graduates also earned their A.A. Degree from Indian River State College.   320 students earned an Industry Certification through one of the school’s Career and Technical Education Programs.   5 students signed the Promise is a Promise pledge which guarantees the student a teaching position after … Read More

Lincoln Park Academy’s 2021 Graduation

Lincoln Park Academy’s 2021 Graduation May 25, 2021 195 students graduated as members of the class of 2021 from Lincoln Park Academy.   The 2021 Graduating Class of Lincoln Park Academy earned over $$2,800,000  in scholarships.   6 Graduates have enlisted to serve our country in the armed forces.   39 Graduates also earned their A.A. Degree from Indian River State College.   57 students earned an Industry Certification through one of the school’s Career and Technical Education Programs.   3 students sign the Promise is a Promise pledge which guarantees the student a teaching position after they graduate from … Read More

St. Lucie West Centennial High School’s 2021 Graduation

St. Lucie West Centennial High School’s  2021 Graduation May 26, 2021 655 students graduated as members of the class of 2021 from St. Lucie West Centennial High School.   The 2021 Graduating Class at St. Lucie West Centennial High School earned over $4,000,000  in scholarships.   15 Graduates have enlisted to serve our country in the armed forces.   23 Graduates also earned their A.A. Degree from Indian River State College.   429 students earned an Industry Certification through one of the school’s Career and Technical Education Programs.   21 students signed the Promise is a Promise pledge which guarantees … Read More

Fort Pierce Westwood Academy’s 2021 Graduation

Fort Pierce Westwood Academy’s 2021 Graduation May 26, 2021 350 students graduated as members of the class of 2021 from Fort Pierce Westwood Academy.   The 2021 Graduating Class at Fort Pierce Westwood Academy earned almost $1,000,000 in scholarships.   5 Graduates have enlisted to serve our country in the armed forces.   8 Graduates also earned their A.A. Degree from Indian River State College.   315 students earned an Industry Certification through one of the school’s Career and Technical Education Programs.   13 students signed the Promise is a Promise pledge which guarantees the student a teaching position after … Read More

Fort Pierce Central High School’s 2021 Graduation

Fort Pierce Central High School’s 2021 Graduation May 27, 2021 655 students graduated as members of the class of 2021 from Fort Pierce Central High School.   The 2021 Graduating Class at Fort Pierce Central High School earned over $7,200,000 in scholarships.   9 Graduates have enlisted to serve our country in the armed forces.   92 Graduates also earned their A.A. Degree from Indian River State College.   315 students earned an Industry Certification through one of the school’s Career and Technical Education Programs.   13 students signed the Promise is a Promise pledge which guarantees the student a … Read More

Port St. Lucie High School’s 2021 Graduation

Port St. Lucie High School’s 2021 Graduation May 27, 2021 395 students graduated as members of the class of 2021 from Port St. Lucie High School.   The 2021 Graduating Class at Port St. Lucie High School earned over $3,000,000 in scholarships.   16 Graduates have enlisted to serve our country in the armed forces.   20 Graduates also earned their A.A. Degree from Indian River State College.   83% of the Graduating class earned an Industry Certification through one of the school’s Career and Technical Education Programs.   5 students signed the Promise is a Promise pledge which guarantees … Read More