Cognia® names St. Lucie Public Schools a 2023 Cognia® System of Distinction for excellence in education. This year Cognia, the global nonprofit school improvement organization, recognized eight school systems in the United States and in four other countries across the globe as Schools and Systems of Distinction – Cognia. “I am pleased to congratulate St. Lucie Public Schools for their designation as a 2023 Cognia System of Distinction, a program which recognizes public and non-public institutions that exemplify excellence in education and service to learners,” said Dr. Mark A. Elgart, President and CEO of Cognia. Cognia selected St. Lucie Public Schools as one of the eight
Students in Ms. Crossland’s Biology class at Port St. Lucie High School are viewing a variety of specimens while exploring compound light microscopes and dissecting microscopes.
We are excited to host the St. Lucie Public Schools College Fair on Thursday, September 21st, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Havert L. Fenn Center. St. Lucie Public School students in grades 9 through 12 are welcome to attend and will have the opportunity to meet with over 80 organizations ranging from armed services to technical schools, colleges, and universities. They will provide information about admissions and college life. There will also be two financial aid sessions at the event. The college fair is located at the Havert L. Fenn Center, 2000 Virginia Avenue, in Ft. Pierce.
SLW Centennial Jazz Band performed at the September Board Meeting.
Exceptional Student Education and Student Services presents the ESE Parent Advisory Learning Opportunity. Sessions available in person and online. NORTH COUNTY Wednesday, September 20th | 6 pm-7 pm | Samuel Gaines Academy SOUTH COUNTY Thursday, September 21st | 6 pm-7 pm | Southport Middle School Media Center We will discuss the establishment of an ESE parent advisory, parent’s rights, procedures, and improvements for students with disabilities. For more information/RSVP call 772.429.4577 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students in the Drawing 2 class at Treasure Coast High School are currently working on still-life drawings. Students are focusing on proportions and value, and introducing charcoal and ink wash. They are creating some amazing pieces of art. Titan Born, Titan Bred!
SLW Centennial NJROTC cadets presented Colors and the pledge at the September Board Meeting
On Tuesday, September 12, The Port Saint Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion conducted our first Blood Drive of the year. With the help of our Cadets, we were given an opportunity to help serve the people of Port Saint Lucie. Thanks to our Cadets, members of One Blood and teachers here at Port Saint Lucie High School, we were able to get enough blood to save over 200+ lives.
Students in Drawing 1 at Treasure Coast High School are currently working on a group project to enhance teamwork. Every student has a string, no one can touch the marker, and then they have to replicate the drawing on the projector. Our students are having a blast with this project. Titan Born, Titan Bred!
Assistant Principal Susan Mannion and school social worker, Shemair Dorelus, paired up to recognize and reward students who are coming to school regularly and on time. They distributed snacks and water at the parent drop offline as students were being dropped off for school.
Coach Paul’s fifth-grade PE students enjoyed a game of Monster Ball. The students used small balls to move the big ball to the opposing team’s side. Students enjoyed the game as they used overhand and underhand throws to score points.
Students in Drawing 3 Honors at Treasure Coast High School completed neurographic doodles and a battle of the bands activity to warm up for their upcoming Synesthesia Project. Synesthesia is when your brain routes sensory information through multiple unrelated senses, causing you to experience more than one sense simultaneously. Titan Born, Titan Bred!
On September 6th, 2023, the Port Saint Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion staff toured the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum located in Fort Pierce where all cadets took part in a multi-staged obstacle course and rappelled off a 40ft platform. Lastly, all cadets toured the inside of the museum to view the exhibit of the Cold War and World War II gallery where cadets saw real replicas of the equipment used in action on the battlefield. Overall, this experience was a great success.
On Monday, 9/11, SLCSO Deputy Milton Rosario addressed students at Port St. Lucie High School during a 9/11 presentation that highlighted his experience working as an NYPD police officer that day. Thank you Milton for the sacrifices you made that day and for your service to the residents of St. Lucie County. #NeverForget #patriotday
Fourth graders from Mrs. Gleason’s class worked collaboratively as they located and labeled the physical features of Florida. They identified cities, attractions, and bodies of water. They also interpreted political and physical map elements by using a map key and compass rose. GO LEOPARDS!
Students in Ms. Darlene Brown’s class welcomed honored guests into their class for the day. Cobra staff members took time from their busy schedules to speak with students in Leadership Techniques classes. The lesson was focused on Building a Rapport with Teachers. “Students came up with some great questions to interview our guest speakers,” shared Ms. Brown. “During the interview, guests spoke about their job and what a typical day looks like for them, as well as offered tips for ninth-grade success. Building rapport with their teachers pays huge dividends for students as they advance in school, in life, and
Lakewood Park kindergarten students are learning about the concepts of print. They are identifying the parts of books and making observations. We can’t wait to watch these Falcons grow this year!
Savanna Ridge Elementary PTO hosted a Chuck E. Cheese fundraiser night on Friday, 9/15/23. Our Crane families and teachers had a great time together helping to raise funds for our school. We even had Chuck E. Cheese visit campus before the event!
Fairlawn Elementary hosted its annual Title One Curriculum Night for all stakeholders. Attendees learned about federal programs, school curriculum, and state testing. Thank you to all those who attended!
Students in Mrs. Donnelly’s AICE Language class completed a Rhetorical Devices Scavenger Hunt to figure out what Dr. King used to make his “I Have a Dream” speech so memorable.