FPC is Growing with Gardening Club!

The Growth is Real with FPC’s New Student Club! Student members of the new Gardening Club at Fort Pierce Central High School have growth at the top of mind! From painting garden rocks to making Mason Bee homes out of reclaimed paper and aluminum cans, to preparing plots in the campus courtyard, supporting our community is supported through small and large ways. FPC is known for its close community ties and Cobra Pride. Pride, as we say, makes the difference. Gardening Club is making a difference. Senior and President Angelina Walden, founded the club out her love and devotion to … Read More

ClassDojo Drawing

Chester A. Moore Parent Night

Chester A. Moore hosted its Title 1/21st Century Parent Night. Parents received great resources from teachers, community partner Crystal Jones with the Urban League of Palm Beach’s Stop Now, Plan (S.N.A.P) program and ClassDojo. The Heroines of Jericho volunteered to serve the parents dinner. Congratulations to the Paulk’s who won the TV giveaway for using ClassDojo.

PSLHS Certified Nursing Assistants Ready to Provide Care

Port St. Lucie High’s Certified Nursing Assisting (CNA) Students under the Leadership of Registered Nurse Mrs. Jacklyn Cebelak, as they prepare to earn clinical experiences at Emerald Health Care Nursing Facility. The students performed tasks alongside licensed CNA’s to include vitals, tray passing, dressing, feeding & social activities. So proud of their dedication to the Nursing field along with their commitment to providing excellent Health Care.

Former Fortune 500 Executive Returns to Fort Pierce to Inspire Students and Community

On Thursday, September 22, 2022, Indian River State College hosted a community conversation in support of Lee E. Rhyant, the former Executive Vice President and General Manager for Lockheed-Martin Marietta. Mr. Rhyant, a native of Fort Pierce and graduate of Lincoln Park Academy, highlighted his new book, Soaring Eleven Guiding Principles on the Path from Segregation to Success, co-authored with Dr. Catherine Lewis. Lincoln Park Academy’s award-winning choral ensemble “Belle Voix”, by request, performed a beautiful rendition of “I Shall not Live in Vain”. After the event, Mr. Rhyant offered his thanks and appreciation for the ensemble’s performance, calling them “a … Read More

Southern Oaks Starts Hawk Hall of Fame

Southern Oaks Middle School started a Hawk Hall of Fame in September. Students are being awarded with a certificate each month at lunch in front of their peers for following SOAR and CLE expectations. Students are now excited to be recognized in next month’s Hawk Hall of Fame.

Referendum Renewal

An important Referendum Renewal is on the November ballot.  It provides a school resource officer on every campus to ensure our children’s safety, supports the recruitment and retention of high-quality teachers, expands mental health services for students and supports special programs such as art and music in our schools.   Early voting begins October 24th and runs through November 5th.  Election Day is November 8th.   For more information, please visit Referendum Information – St Lucie Public Schools.   

Vending Machines Aren’t Just for Snacks Anymore!

The Children’s Services Council generously donated book vending machines to both White City Elementary School and Windmill Point Elementary School! In attendance at the ribbon-cutting ceremonies from the Children’s Services Council were Chief Executive Officer Sean Boyle, Chief Operating Officer Ashley Mock, and Community Engagement Coordinator John Cesar. St. Lucie Public Schools were represented by Board Member Debbie Hawley, Superintendent Dr. Jon Prince, and Deputy Superintendent Dr. Helen Wild. Students will earn tokens through positive behavior, exhibiting extra effort, or meeting their academic goals. Those tokens can then be redeemed in the book vending machine for a book of their … 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. Register today at https://www.jessicaclinton.org/!

No-Cost Flu Vaccinations for Fall

St. Lucie Public Schools and Health Hero Florida are offering no-cost flu vaccinations for fall! To participate, simply fill out the Immunization Parent Consent Form from your school and return it to your child’s teacher.   Clinic Dates November 7 ————– Palm Pointe Educational Research Manatee Academy K-8 Northport K-8 Allapattah Flats K-8 Mosaic Digital Academy West Gate K-8 Parkway Elementary Treasure Coast High Windmill Point Oak Hammock K-8 Mariposa Elementary Morningside Elementary Southport Middle St. Lucie West Centennial HS St. Lucie West K-8 Bayshore Elementary Port St. Lucie High Village Green Environmental Studies Floresta Elementary Savanna Ridge Elementary   … Read More

2022 SLPS Marching Band Showcase

Join bands from around St. Lucie Public Schools in the 2022 Marching Band Showcase, October 22, 2022, from 6 PM – 9 PM at the Port St. Lucie High School stadium.   Tickets are $5, purchased at St. Lucie – Ticket Spicket. For more information, visit https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/seasonal/MarchingBandShowcase.pdf.

Port St. Lucie High School Athletic Department Collects Supplies for Hurricane Ian Victims!

The Port St. Lucie High School Athletic Department, headed by Athletic Director Harold Barnwell spent lots of time collecting bottled water, a variety of food, toiletries, and cleaning supplies to help our neighbors affected by Hurricane Ian. We are so thankful that we did well during the Hurricane and want to support our fellow Floridian’s as they begin the huge task of recovery.

FIRST ALERT Weather with Village Green

Meteorologist Vanessa Vinet from WPBF Channel 25 brought weather lessons to life for 5th graders at Village Green Environmental Studies School. First Alert Weather Classes provide students with an opportunity to interact with local meteorologists, learning more about weather systems and how these professionals use science to predict the weather. So much to learn! Thank you, WPBF!  

Westwood Army JROTC Competes in Raider Meet

The Westwood Army JROTC Raider Team competed in an Area 3 Raider Meet at Port St Lucie High School. Raider Meets are very physical competitions that the Cadets train for every week during “Raider Season” (Mon-Thurs 2 pm-4 pm). The team attends 4-6 of these meets per fall. The Westwood Cadets squared off against eight other teams from various high schools located all along the Treasure Coast. For this competition we had (1) male team of ten Cadets and (1) mixed team of ten Cadets representing the Panther Battalion. The events for this meet included: 5k Team Run: All 10 members of … Read More

Kindergarten is Playing with a Purpose at Weatherbee!

Students in Ms. Mercado’s class are learning the different roles of a pizzeria at an Italian restaurant. Check out these awesome chefs serving some delicious pizza and pasta! The customers are enjoying the amazing food cooked by our own WBE students.

PSLHS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month!

Students in Mrs. Brigitte Martin’s Spanish classes celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month this week at Port St. Lucie High School. Students participated in a variety of activities over the past few weeks to grasp a better understanding of Hispanic Heritage and cultures at Port St. Lucie High. 

Floresta First Graders Learn from a Furry Visitor

Ms. Debbie from 4-H visited the first grade with her new service puppy Buddy. Students learned how to care for a pet, the basic needs of pets, and how to approach a strange pet. Students enjoyed getting to pet and interact with Buddy.

Jaguars Take Off!

On October 1st, 2022, the Port St. Lucie High School Army JROTC Raiders hosted the 1st Raider meet of their season. The Raider competition consisted of 5 events: a 2.3-mile run, 1-mile litter carry, HUMVEE push, constructing and crossing a rope bridge, and tire flip. The Jaguar Battalion male and female teams placed 1st overall and the mixed team placed 2nd. Congrats to all the teams as they compete next week at South Fork High School.

Save a Watt – Save a Lot at Weatherbee!

Many thanks to science teacher Ms. Donovan for arranging and scheduling the entertaining FPL program for Weatherbee’s second and third graders. Students had a great time learning ways to conserve energy!