WLX Horizon Weekly

   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 new episodes of Community Connection with Sean Boyle and Ashley Mock and their … Read More

McKinney Vento on Capitol Hill

District Homeless Liaison, Kylee Fuhr, and Student Assignment Coordinator, Kandiss Moore, passionately advocated for students experiencing homelessness during their recent visit to Washington DC. Their advocacy efforts involved productive meetings with dedicated staff from both the offices of Brian Mast and Marco Rubio. The focal points of their discussions centered on the profound impact of the McKinney Vento Act, emphasizing the critical need for sustained legislative support and funding for this essential bill. Kylee illuminated the transformative power of the McKinney Vento Act by recounting poignant success stories from our very own SLPS McKinney Vento students. Through her compelling narrative, … Read More

SLWCHS: Around the World in 100 Minutes!

Just before Spring Break, Centennial’s Eagle Culture Committee (PBIS) celebrated diversity and our students that have excellent attendance and behavior with our very first “Around the World in 100 Minutes!” The event consisted of music, games, activities, food trucks, and booths from countries around the world.  Eligible students had an amazing time celebrating their heritage and learning more about the heritage of their fellow students and teachers!

WGK8 8th Graders Travel to Washington, D.C.

West Gate K8 8th grade students enjoyed an educational experience as they toured Washington D.C. just prior to break. Some were even selected to participate in the “Change of Wreath” ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington Cemetery.

Westwood Wins State FFA Veterinary Assisting

Congratulations to the Fort Pierce Westwood Academy students who competed in the FFA Vet Assisting contest in Plant City! They placed FIRST in the state with Jayden Weil being the high individual of the whole contest. The team members (pictured) Briana Plaza, Samuel Rogers, Jayden Weil, and Ella Stark will be recognized during the State FFA Convention in June and then continue on to compete at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis in October! Woo-hoo! Great job, Panthers!

FREE/Low Cost Internet Services Sign-Up Event

Comcast’s “Internet Essentials” is geared to those who have at least one child who receives free school lunches through the National School Lunch Program. Other criteria include being located where Comcast offers Internet service. This Sign-Up Event is for families that do not have Comcast services or have not subscribed to Comcast Internet Service in the last 90 days. This sign-up event will be held on March 27, 5 PM – 7 PM at the Samuel S. Gaines Cafetorium CALL 429-HELP(4357) TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY. SIGN-UP EVENT IS PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. NO WALK-INS.

Central’s Champion Flag Football Team Visit the Bucs

Towards the end of the top-notch season, the Lady Cobra’s Champion Flag Football Team was invited to Tampa to meet the Buccaneers players and play a game on their home field. Coach Clements couldn’t be prouder of his team! From their dedication, hard work, and cohesive vision, the team members have made clear that while winning is always the goal, winning as a team means more to players. Llanos sisters sophomore Annali (left) and Alyssa (right) pose with Bucs Players for a selfie.

FPC Boys Basketball Team are Champs

District Superintendent Dr. Jon R. Prince and School Board Member Mr. Troy Ingersoll visited the Cobras during a recent practice to congratulate them on their academic and athletic achievements throughout this memorable season. The Fort Pierce Central Boys’ Basketball Team won their first District Championship since 2011 by knocking off 3 straight higher ranked opponents on the road. By defeating rival Centennial 67-54 in the quarterfinals and Palm Beach Lakes by the score of 75-59 in the semifinals and Jupiter High School, 51-47 in the District Finals, the Cobras finally achieved their goal after losing the last two years in … Read More

NHS Titans Participate with Beach Cleanup

On Saturday, March 9th, Mr. Curatolo and members of the Treasure Coast High School National Honors Society, in collaboration with 5 other high school chapters of NHS, completed the largest beach cleanup project to date. Over 100 members spent that Saturday morning cleaning the Hutchinson Island beaches, sidewalks, and pathways of any trash and debris they could find. Each chapter covered at least 2-3 miles of beach helping make St. Lucie and the Treasure Coast clean and suitable for the environment. This project was led by Mr. Carlos Lisboa, President of the TCHS National Honors Society.   Titan Born, Titan … Read More

Lincoln Park Academy Choral Department…State-bound Again!

Congratulations to the Lincoln Park Academy Choral Department!! The Women’s Chorus “Premiere” and the advanced Women’s Chorus “Belle Voix” both received Straight Superior ratings at the Florida Vocal Association District 13 Choral Music Performance Assessments. They now move on to the State Music Performance Assessments along with the Women’s Ensemble, Duet (Dalita DeCambre and Rayna Desmangles), and Soloist Angellesiea Cerda.   State MPA will be held in North Palm Beach and West Palm Beach in April. Congratulations LPA Chorus on another successful concert season!

TCHS Student Travels to London for Performance Series

Sophia H. Katsigiannis, a student at Treasure Coast High School, has been selected for the High School Honors Performance Series at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Sophia will perform the bass clarinet in July 2024 with the Honors Band. Participation in the Honors Ensembles is limited to the highest-rated young performers from across the world. Sophia will join performers from 42 United States, Guam, South Korea, and Canada for a special performance at the world-famous Royal Festival Hall, a venue that marks the pinnacle of musical achievement. The finalists will come together in London where they will have the … Read More

Village Green Celebrates SLC Bus Driver

Village Green Elementary appreciates all of the St. Lucie Public Schools Bus Drivers who safely transport our children to and from school day in and day out. We recognized and celebrated all their hard work and dedication to the children this week. Each driver was surprised with a special treat each day this week. The bus drivers were greeted with coffee and breakfast, yummy treats, Village Green shirts, and cards of appreciation from our students. Thank you to all the bus drivers for all that you do!

The Jaguar Battalion Holds Annual Flag Retirement Ceremony

On March 11th and 12th,  the Port St. Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion conducted their annual Flag Retirement Ceremony where Cadets retired worn and torn unserviceable flags. Cadets properly retired the unserviceable flags in accordance with the U.S. Flag Code. Each Cadet received a chance to retire a color of the flag. The first squad retired the red stripes which symbolize hardness and courage. The second squad retired the white stripe which signifies purity and innocence. The third squad retired the blue field which is indicative of vigilance, perseverance, and justice. The Color Guard opened up the ceremony with the National … Read More

Lakewood Park Elementary VPK Students Visit the Brevard Zoo

Lakewood Park Elementary VPK students visited the Brevard Zoo after completing our unit of study on animals. Students were able to deepen their knowledge of animals and their survival needs. They got to see what the animals’ habitats look like and how they differ for different animals. They had a wonderful time at the zoo field trip.

FPC Sunshine Committee Book Swap

Is There Anything Better Than a Good Book? -YES, Free Books! At FPC, time spent by friends, colleagues, and Cobra family members was time well spent by enjoying yummy Cobra Cookies, fresh coffee and tea, and free books! The Fort Pierce Central High School Sunshine Committee, led by Mrs. Kelly, put on their first ever book swap. At this free event held in the media center, FPC staff were invited to bring a book and take a book. Fun catch-up conversations, light laughter, browsing, and casual comparisons of which book to take-home made the event a great experience for all … Read More

Another Titan Claims Third Place

In celebration of Black History Month, Amanda won third place for creating a video presentation on the topic of The Influence of The African Diaspora. We are so proud of you! Titan Born, Titan Bred

Cobras as Good as Gold at the SLC Fair

FPC sets the Gold Standard on the Treasure Coast! Congratulations to Ms. Emily Royo and her artistic team of Cobras that created the Out-of-the-Box award winning school display at this year’s SLC Fair. This year, we lent our Purple and Gold to guard all the bright futures of SLC students. The Gold flowing from Cobra Nation is not visible in coins or bricks, but in safeguarding the academic, extracurricular, and athletic interests of all those growing up and growing strong in our county. A larger-than-life paper-mâché cobra encompasses hand-drawn images of each school in the district. Flanking the display are … Read More

Officer Steve Brown Model Traffic Stop Program at TCHS

This week, School Resource Officer McCarty and Officer DeJean presented to our 9th-grade students the Port St. Lucie Police Department Officer Steve Brown Model Traffic Stop Program. This program is to promote positivity between teens and law enforcement by teaching them how to have a positive interaction during a traffic stop. This program is to honor the late School Resource Officer Steve Brown who was once the SRO at Treasure Coast High School. Officer Brown loved enriching teens’ lives through positive interactions with law enforcement. Titan Born, Titan Bred

Central’s Black History Month Celebrations

Fort Pierce Central’s month-long Black History celebrations peak with a show-stopping series of performances by Cobra students, faculty, staff, and honored guests. Mrs. Ami Foreman works tirelessly to organize the vibrant yearly performances. Thank you to the musical performers, their leaders, and those who lent their voices and talent to make this year’s celebration a stand-out capstone! Thank you to the talented chefs-in-training of the Cobra Culinary Arts Program and Chef Strell for an amazing array of Afro-centric dishes and delights. Cobra faculty, staff, and guests dined by glowing candlelight on a feast fit for honoring the occasion! Thank you … Read More