Middle school students explored the Allied Health Certificate offered at many high schools. Students learned about different certificates and related careers and practiced related skills such as how to answer an office phone professionally, file reports, schedule appointments, take blood pressure, clean teeth as a dental hygienist, fill prescriptions like a pharmacy technician, and complete an evaluation as a physical therapist.
Sixth-grade students in Ms. Boham’s STEAM class were learning about Assembly lines and Systems thinking. Students used the Engineering Design Process to design an Assembly line that they then ran twice and timed to see if they could make improvements to the design and improve their time/production.
On Friday, January 19, St. Lucie Public Schools Superintendent, School Board Members, and special guests broke ground on the site of the new Fort Pierce Westwood Academy High School. Superintendent Dr. Jon R. Prince was joined by Board Chairman Debbie Hawley, Board Vice Chairman Jack Kelly, and Board Members Dr. Donna Mills, Jennifer Richardson, and Troy Ingersoll. Several notable guest speakers and community members were in attendance including Deputy Superintendent Dr. Helen Wild, Principal David Alfonso, former Superintendent Mr. E. Wayne Gent, former Board Member Dr. Samuel S. Gaines, County Commissioner Cathy Townsend, and Fort Pierce Mayor Linda Hudson
WLX Horizon is the school district’s TV channel that provides St. Lucie County with instructional television programming, school board meetings, along with what’s happening in our district, and local shows about our schools. WLX Horizon can be streamed on-demand for free via the WLX Horizon app! WLX Horizon can also be found on Comcast channel 13 (Ft. Pierce), Comcast channel 19 (Port St. Lucie), Blue Stream Fiber channel 19, and AT&T TV channel 99 (under St. Lucie County Community Channels) or check out the live feed. Join us this week for WLX Horizon’s first through fourth episode of Night of the Stars, Teacher of
Kindergartens at Village Green Elementary School celebrated the 100th day of school this week! We had the cutest little 100-year-old students engaging in fun activities throughout the day. They practiced counting to 100 with fun and interactive math games. They also wrote about what they would do if they were 100 years old. They read 100 sight words and did 100 exercises throughout the day. They’re 100 days smarter and we are so proud of their growth!
Fairlawn’s celebration of literacy week wrapped up with a school-wide vocabulary parade. Parents were treated to a parade of creativity as our students marched around the school displaying their new vocabulary words and costumes to match.
IRSC was on campus to present information about the Promise Program for our seniors. Students who sign up are eligible to earn an associate degree for free through this program. Titan Born, Titan Bred
On January 25, 2024, SLPS held its annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) College Fair at the Fenn Center. This fair hosted representatives from the HBCU and HSI colleges who provided program, application, and scholarship information to prospective students which included SLPS current seniors and juniors. Dan McCarty Middle School also participated. This event was a wonderful opportunity for students and SLPS thanks all participating staff and universities for a great and informative event!
We’re having way too much fun at Morningside Elementary during literacy week! 📚We’ve had superheroes visit campus, had fun with special guest appearances at Literacy Night, and even BINGO on the 100th day of school! We ended the week with a vocabulary parade and guest readers. We love fostering a love for reading in our community.
Literacy week “Believe in your shelf” day one started with “shelfies”. Students wrote book recommendations and reviews and took a “shelfie” with their book. Go jaguars!
Students at Lincoln Park Academy had an exciting day as they traveled to the Fenn Center to engage in the start of ongoing communication with college recruiters. They were able to ask pertinent questions relative to their chosen careers and receive valuable feedback that will aid in final decision making. The students, along with their dedicated counselors, report an overall success as they shared valuable experiences resulting from their visit. The recruiters were very motivated while sharing campus factors that their universities promote for overall student success and degree completion. This was certainly a valuable field trip that will leave memorable memories
Our 9th and 10th grade Titans had a blast at the quarter three PBiS Carnival Event. Titan Born, Titan Bred
We had another amazing turn out representing PSLHS HOSA! We are so proud of all our competitors for even attempting the competition. 31 students attempted round 1, 19 of them went to Round 2 yesterday and 9 of those placed and are moving onto States in April! Supported by Mrs. Cebelak and Mrs. Williams, HOSA – Future Health Professionals is a global student-led organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Health and Human Services and is designed for student leaders pursuing careers in the healthcare industry. 1st Place winners: Madison Raudebaugh- Clinical Nursing Adrianna Kowaleski-
Palm Pointe second-graders had a blast learning about electricity! Using flashlights to read and using balloons to cause static electricity was so much fun!
Mrs. Bueno and Ms. Vazquez joined together for book buddies. Second-graders in Mrs. Bueno’s class did a wonderful job reading and showing the Kindergarteners in Ms. Vazquez’s class how to read! When students come together to lift each other up we can continue to soar to new heights!
Scott Nicks, 8th grade science teacher at Samuel S. Gaines Academy has been nominated as a Nearpod Educator of the Year Finalist! His daily use of Nearpod has not only made learning more engaging and accessible for his students but has also significantly boosted science testing scores across multiple schools in the district. Scott has proven that successful Nearpod implementation can lead to top results on district and state assessments. He thrives as an educator and leader among his peers through his ability to guide others on their journey toward success using the many features of Nearpod. Scott is a
The Treasure Coast High School Titan Color Guard presented the Colors at the Orlando Magic vs Miami Heat Basketball Game. They proudly presented TCHS and SLPS. They amazed the crowd with their professionalism. Titan Born, Titan Bred
The Lincoln Park Academy HOSA competition team traveled to their first HOSA Competition on 01/25/2024 for the Treasure Coast Regional Winter Leadership Competition in West Palm Beach. Students Camille Anoos, Nachbi Pierre, and Payton Norkus all competed. Payton and Camille competed in Medical Terminology and Nachbi competed in Cultural Diversities and Disparities. The students had a wonderful experience being able to network and learn more about HOSA from different schools within the region. During the awards ceremony, Nachbi Pierre placed fifth overall in his category. They were joined by advisors Mrs. Jones and Mrs. Nash. They are eager, excited, and
At Oak Hammock K8 we are proud of our 6th through 8th grade STEM Fair winners & Regional STEM Fair qualifiers. We are so amazed at their creativity and the hard work our students put into their projects this year. Some of the winning projects are electricity produced by fruit, an automatic plant watering system, a cleaning robot, and Pen vs Pixel (AI). We are so incredibly proud of our students who Level Up Learning, Level Up Success!
Mrs. Migliore’s first-grade class at Palm Pointe took advantage of the beautiful Florida weather! They used their knowledge of 2 digit numbers to plot them on an empty number line. This led to great discussions on comparing numbers and using terms like greater than and less than! What a great day!!