Trash Tuesdays at CAST

Fourth grade students in Mrs. Denman and Mrs. Tyler’s class took the initiative to clean up CAST’s campus instead of having recess. They decided to dedicate every Tuesday to picking up trash around our school. They also used recycled containers to plant seeds! 

$75,000 Top Award Goes to 17-year-old Robert Sansone of Fort Pierce Central High School

$75,000 Top Award Goes to 17-year-old Robert Sansone of Fort Pierce Central High School for a pioneering invention to improve electric motor efficiency in the largest international STEM competition for teens. TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 13, 2022) – Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Society for Science (the Society) announced that Robert Sansone, 17, of Fort Pierce, FL, won the $75,000 top award in the 2022 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (Regeneron ISEF), the world’s largest global high school competition, for a project that explored high-efficiency alternatives to induction motors. Other top prizes went to projects in … Read More

FPC Culinary Cobras Delight Fundraising Attendees!

FPC Advanced Culinary Students cooked and served dinner and desserts for the annual fundraising event of the Democratic Club of St. Lucie County at River Walk in Fort Pierce on Friday, May 6, 2022. The meal included:  antipasto charcuterie board, fruit salad, tossed salad, roast pork loin with an apple/bacon/onion sauce, roast turkey with herb gravy, roasted vegetable medley, parmesan butter mashed potatoes, pasta station cooked to order with marinara sauce, or alfredo sauce, and assorted desserts made by Culinary 1 Students.

SLPS Adds Translation Feature to District Website

St. Lucie Public School announces a new feature to the District website! Simply click the flag icon in the upper right corner next to the search bar and choose from a wide selection of languages to have the page instantly translated!

CareerSource Research Coast Extends Deadline for Summer of Success

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., CareerSource Research Coast (CSRC) has extended their deadline to May 20 for signing up for the annual Summer of Success program. “Summer of Success is a great opportunity for teens to get a taste of various types of employment they may not have known were available to them while earning a paycheck as well as learning financial responsibility with budgeting and saving,” said Brian Bauer, CEO of CSRC. The 2022 Summer of Success internship program is free of charge and open to young adults between the ages of 16 – 21 that reside in St. Lucie … Read More

Southport Middle School Celebrates Readers at Level Up Luncheon

Southport Middle School’s top readers recently gathered for a Level Up Luncheon in the media center to celebrate their accomplishments and be rewarded for their achievements in the Reading Plus program. Several students celebrated leveling up by reading over 100 See Readers in the program and some of our students surpassed all the lessons in the program leveling up well above their goals. Principal Nicole Telese was there to serve up pizza and lemonade and congratulate students for all their levels of accomplishment. A huge thanks to everyone, including the café, teachers, media, and support staff across campus, who were … Read More

May The Fourth Be With You!

CAST Students in Mr. Reiher’s Media Arts program celebrated May 4th, Star Wars style! Media Arts students created their own Star Wars-themed Morning Announcements by using various techniques they’ve learned, such as camera operation, presenting, audio engineering, and production lighting. Check out our CAST K-8 YouTube channel to watch this episode and many other outstanding performances at CAST—filmed and produced by CAST students!

Lawnwood Leopards Participated in a Recycle Project

Third grade students from Mrs. Morris’ class and Mrs. Wright’s are helping the earth. Crayons are a petroleum product that takes many years to biodegrade. Lawnwood leopards recycled old and broken crayons. Students sorted and shipped the crayons to the National Crayon Recycle Program. Our students are keeping unwanted crayons from going into landfills. These crayons will be recycled and reused by more students. WAY TO GO!

Treasure Coast High Hosts UTI-Universal Technical Institute

Treasure Coast High hosted Universal Technical Institute (UTI) who arrived with performance machines! UTI spoke to students in the Engineering and Manufacturing CTE programs about continuing their education and training in the automotive field. Students respected the mustangs!

Mariposa Elementary VPK Learns About Butterflies and Insects

Mrs. Bonilla’s VPK students at Mariposa Elementary have begun their second week of insect learning. They learned about characteristics, identifying different types, what makes them special, and insect body parts. The students used an Insect Checklist to help them learn these skills. Each day the students focused on one insect and used visuals and technology to further their learning. The students also listened to insect stories during storytime. They wrote sentences that described each insect while practicing correct sentence structure. They continued their learning by sorting insects, practicing writing skills using dry erase boards, and visiting the school Butterfly Garden … Read More

PSLHS Nursing Assistant Students Recognized

Port St. Lucie High School’s Nursing Assistant students were recognized for their success in earning their industry certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant. During the recognition ceremony, current educator Jacklyn Cebelak honored the students with a Tiki celebration.

Fort Pierce Central Hosts Education Foundation Annual Scholarship Ceremony

Principal Monarae Miller-Buchanan and Assistant Principal Ayesia Boria were the Masters of Ceremony for the 2022 Annual Scholarship Ceremony sponsored by the Education Foundation. The Education Foundation awarded 60 scholarships funded by 20 donors totaling $58,000. Many scholarships were funded in memory of school district-affiliated individuals, including Aaron Beauchamp, Harry Lee Williams, Kimberly Pearson, Tess & Abbey Huber, Andrew Schmeer, and Daniel Hinojosa. Dr. Donna Mills, Chair of the School Board, Debbie Hawley, School Board Member, and Dr. Helen Wild, Chief Academic Officer attended the event along with principals Henry Sanabria from Lincoln Park Academy & Andrea Popwell from St. … Read More

Gaines Academy Student-Led Conferences

Samuel S. Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies fourth graders and eighth graders recently exchanged success stories, personal challenges, and encouragement as they discussed their grade group’s journey through 2021-2022. Students and their older peers reflected on their individual data and offered each other good advice for the future. Shine on, Colts!

Earth Day Activity at Lawnwood Elementary School

The second grade students of Lawnwood Elementary are cleaning up the environment. Students participated in a campus clean-up project and properly disposed of the trash. Lawnwood Leopards are cleaning up the campus and taking care of the earth.

Gaines Academy FSA Escape Room

Samuel S. Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies eighth graders prepared for the state science assessment by finding the keys to success and the keys to the door of their classroom. Mr. Nicks’ eighth grade science students successfully found their way out of their FSA escape room challenge. Tasked with decoding cyphers, problem solving, and testing their middle school science knowledge; the students worked as a team and found the keys needed to exit the science room.