STEAM Lessons Underway at Westwood

Students in Mr. Wilk’s English Class presented on this quarter’s STEAM topic: Invasive Species. Groups researched various invasive species such as moths, ferns, and armadillos and how these species affected our area, our economy, and the environment. Students got creative with their presentations using dramatic performances and technology.

Port St. Lucie High’s Saleem Felder Sets a New Record!

Friday Night Lights were record breaking on Friday, October 7th. PSLHS not only WON the game, but senior, Saleem Felder set a record for the MOST TOUCHDOWNS ever by one football player at Port St. Lucie High School. Saleem scored 7 touchdowns to bring home the win with his Jaguar Football teammates!

City of Port St. Lucie Government Officials Impact Students at Southport Middle School

On Tuesday, October 18th, officials from the City of Port St. Lucie visited Southport Middle School’s 7th-grade students in honor of Florida Government Week 2022. The officials presented information about the City of Port St. Lucie initiatives. They answered questions about their individual roles in helping Port St. Lucie meet the needs of its community. The officials are the following individuals: Kate A. Parmelee, Director of Strategic Initiatives & Innovation Sarah Prohaska, Director of Communications Shane Ratliff, Emergency Operations/CRS Manager Elijah Wooten, Economic Development Administrator Ella Gilbert, Senior Deputy City Attorney Meredith Schiller, Paralegal III

The Jaguar Battalion Present the Colors for Senior Night

On Friday, October 21st the JROTC Jaguar Battalion presented the colors for Senior Night at the football game against Southfork High School. Commanding the color guard was National Flag Bearer Cadet Major Mery Fuentes, along with Cadet Sergeant First Class Eathan Clayton as the State Flag Bearer, Cadet Sergeant Jason Arocho as the Right Guard, and Cadet Captain Mikayla Von Stein as the Left Guard. Our school won the game with a score of 14 to 0. The JROTC cadets had a tremendous time helping park cars for visitors, families, and referees, and can’t wait until our next honor guard.

LPA Does Shakespeare

Lincoln Park Academy took Shakespeare to a whole other level in presenting Twelfth Night, 80s style. Twelfth Night is a Shakespearean classic that follows Viola on her journey as she disguises herself to fit in a new town. Her twin brother shows up and chaos ensues. Set in 80s New York, the music of this time truly helped moved the story into a new universe. Don’t miss our Spring Musical: The Little Mermaid, March 9-11.

Playing with Purpose at Palm Pointe

Kindergarteners at Palm Pointe learned all about first responders during Play with Purpose. Students grew their vocabulary, oral language, and social skills all while learning about the heroes in our community!

The Jaguars First Rifle Meet

On October 15th, the Port Saint Lucie Jaguar Battalion competed in their first Rifle Match against South Fork High School with A and B teams. The cadets were placed in 3 positions: Prone, Standing, and Kneeling. Out of our 2 teams, team A had 2 of 4 cadets placing 2nd and 3rd overall, Yurem Garcia shot a score of 203 out of 300, and Skylar Warner scored 201 out of 300. Congrats to both teams as they compete again on December 3rd.

SOMS Host Parent Night to SOAR

  Southern Oaks Middle School hosted its first Parent Night to SOAR. Parents were able to hear about the new FAST testing, GradVenture, graduation requirements, and other pertinent information that students and parents will need to know for a successful school year.

West Gate’s Art Teacher Raises $10,000 for Charity

West Gate’s very own Stephanie Ramirez, middle school art teacher, created a beautiful art piece for the SLC Lil Feet Auction which provides shoes to children in need. Stephanie’s art piece, which symbolizes the fire department’s “Surfers for Autism” foundation raised $10,000.

Palm Pointe’s Amazing Author

Palm Pointe is so proud to announce that student, Malayka Vickers, has just been published. Her book, The Missing Suit, has been published by TaylorMade Boox and is now available for purchase through Barnes and Noble. What an amazing accomplishment for this young lady. Way to go Malayka, we can’t wait to see the incredible future you will have as an author.  

OHK8 Title 1 Night and Scholastic Book Fair

                          Students and family members enjoyed a night of fun filled activities and shopping at Oak Hammock K8 Title 1 Family Night and Scholastic Book Fair. At the book fair, a plethora of books and gadgets were available for students and parents to peruse. The Title 1 information station provided information on how parents can help their child/children develop a love for reading. Parents also received information on how to read with their child, establish reading routines, and how to ask the right questions to check for understanding. … Read More

SLPS October STAR Awards

Congratulations to these STAR Award recipients from the October 11th board meeting! Maciel Marcano, Work Order Specialist, and Larry Beckham, Custodial Area Manager, nominated by Principal Brad Lehman “We would like to recognize Larry Beckham and Maciel Marcano for their recent and ongoing support of our school community. Both Larry and Maciel have assisted our school maintenance department with daily cleaning, as a result of staffing issues. Due to their help, our teachers and staff report that our building continues to remain presentable and welcoming for our students. Most recently, Larry was instrumental in helping hang flags in our cafeteria to … Read More

Free Heart Screening for Students

The Jessica Clinton MVP Foundation is hosting free heart screening for students ages 5 to 20 years, Saturday, November 5th, 2022. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! You must reserve your spot. Reservations are filling up quickly! Register today at!

TCHS AFJROTC Supports DDS for Veterans

On October 8, TCHS AFJROTC cadets served at the DDS For Vets Annual Fundraising Gala. DDS for Vets is an organization that raises money to support wounded veterans by gifting them service dogs. Each service dog costs $100K to train over a yearlong period, so the DDS Gala was an important fundraising event for DDS. TCHS color guard posted and retired the colors and its POW/MIA honor guard team performed a ceremony in remembrance of Prisoners of War and Missing in Action. The event was attended by many VIPs, including Congressman Brian Mast.

2022-2023 SLPS College Fair Rescheduled

The 2022-2023 SLPS College Fair has been rescheduled! Join St. Lucie Public Schools on Thursday, November 3rd, for the annual college fair from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Havert L. Fenn Center. Over 50 college and university representatives will be there to meet with prospective students. You will also be able to participate in financial aid sessions to get valuable information about paying for college. SLPS students in grades 9 through 12 are encouraged to attend. Have your questions answered by college and university reps as you speak with them one-on-one. See you at the SLPS College Fair!

Westwood’s Key Club Clean Up

The FPWA Key Club held its first clean up on the club’s adopted road this morning. Thank you to our students for giving up a Saturday morning to help Keep Ft. Pierce Beautiful! Also, thank you to the City of Fort Pierce for donating the safety vests. We appreciate your involvement with Key Club!