Young Floridian Winners from Fort Pierce Westwood Academy

Congratulations to our Young Floridian Winners from Fort Pierce Westwood Academy! The Young Floridian Scholarship Ceremony was held this past Sunday, and Fort Pierce Westwood was able to snag 3 of the 10 categories as wins: Chelsea Gill – DRAMA Elania Guerro – HISTORY / SOCIAL STUDIES Chase Shingledecker – Mathematics / Technology  

SLPS at Safety Fest

Stop by and visit the SLPS booth at the 10th annual Safety Festival this Saturday, April 27th at Clover Park! This year’s event will continue to feature live demonstrations, Touch-A-Truck, giveaways, static displays, plenty of safety information, free kids zones, bounce houses and face painting. Learn more about the Safety Festival at:

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 Sak Pase with Joelle Saint-Dic and her guests Michaelle Soliman … Read More

Forces and Changes in Motion at SLWK8

Fifth graders in Mrs. Portee’s class prepared for their upcoming science assessment on Forces and Changes in Motion through an interactive and collaborative review. The microphone ball was tossed from one classmate to another as they broadcasted their answers to complete the review!  

SLWK8 Third Graders Conquer Academic Challenges as a Team

Third-grade students in Ms. Paries’ class were fully immersed in a dynamic Fear Factor style test prep activity. They collaborated in teams to complete academic challenges! Their enthusiasm peaked as they completed each challenge with their teams. They eagerly reached into the mystery bags for surprise rewards. It was a joy to witness their enthusiasm and hard work throughout the activity!  

Delicious Two-Dimensional Designs at SLWK8

Ms. Roberts’s second grade class learned about two-dimensional figures and their attributes. During their geometry lesson they used toothpicks and marshmallows to make their own 2-dimensional shapes. They found the perimeter and how many vertices each shape has!

Fort Pierce Central’s Lt. Colonel Saxton Selected for Prestigious Institute

Congratulations to Retired Lt. Colonel Saxton for being selected for a full scholarship to the Bob and Marion Wilson Teacher Institute from June 16-21 in Williamsburg, Virginia. This year, participants will learn more about “Evolving Perspectives on American Identity: Resistance, Revolution, and Reform (1607–1870).” The intensive Teacher Institute immerses participants in American history while staying in Williamsburg, the restored capital city of eighteenth-century Virginia. During the Institute, teachers will learn techniques to actively engage students in a complete and diverse history that helps them see themselves in the story of our shared past. Throughout the session, teachers will work with … Read More

Submit Your Family Favorite Kid-Friendly Recipes

First Lady Casey DeSantis announced a new website to collect family-oriented, kid-friendly recipes for a project designed to benefit the Hope Florida Fund. She invites Floridians and parents from across the state to submit their favorite recipes. “In the DeSantis family, we love cooking with the kids,” said First Lady Casey DeSantis. “I am asking Floridians to share their favorite kid-friendly recipes to be included in a project that will benefit the Hope Florida Fund. The Governor and I look forward to submissions from parents and cooks in the Sunshine State.” Individuals interested in submitting a recipe can do so … Read More

Family Fun Fair

The annual Family Fun Fair took place on Saturday, April 13th at the Fenn Center. SLPS VPK teachers and paraprofessionals from Parkway Elementary (Kimberly Davis and Melissa Tucker) and Mariposa Elementary (Claudia Bonilla and Terri Johnson) engaged children and families in learning about the Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards and how to support student learning through creating, playing, and pretending. Every child took home materials and a handout of ideas to continue learning at home. A special appearance was made by Curious George (Mary Huffstetter).   

Cobra JROTC Tech Take-Over

We commonly consider JROTC as an honorable, refined service organization. Did you know they volunteer with tech!?! At Fort Pierce Central, JROTC cadets collected and turned in 38 computers for repair. This task took visiting teachers and classrooms all over campus. After repairs were completed by Mr. Albritton FPC’s I.T. consultant, 28 devices have been returned to teachers. Thanks to Retired Lieutenant Colonel Saxton for his Cobra leadership.

FPC’s Trip Around the World

On Wednesday, April 17th, the Student Government Association (SGA) transformed Fort Pierce Central’s courtyard into a Cultural Celebration! Cobra Nation embarked on an enriched journey filled with different cultures from around the World! Peru, Haiti, Panama, Ireland, Mexico, Canada, United Arab Emirates, South American countries, Asian countries, and more were represented with flags, artifacts, props, food, and music. Students sampled offerings from table to table and culture to culture using a passport sheet. Students earned stamps at each station as SGA members interviewed each country/culture, broadcasted through the speakers, along with regional songs from each culture. Students also participated in … Read More

FPC Scholastics Art & Writing Winners

The 101st Scholastic Art and Writing awards seek students and their work that express authentic perspectives. These elite students soar beyond assignment parameters and social media trends. Adjudicators evaluate works that exemplify the Award’s core values of originality, skill, emergence of personal voice, and artistic vision. Mrs. Heather Blackmon-Gordon’s Scholastic Art & Writing Competition winners in Digitial Art, Painting, and Portfolios. Marc St. Louis won an Honorable Mention in Digital Art. Wade Jolteus won an Honorable Mention in Digital Art. Breanna Michel won an Honorable Mention in Portfolio and an Honorable Mention in Digital Art. Nico Tovar was awarded a … Read More

TCHS Celebrates the Top Ten Percent

On Monday we celebrated the Top Ten Percent of each grade level at our Annual Top Ten Percent Ceremony! We also announced the Top Ten Students in the Class of 2024. Congratulations to all of these students for their academic achievements. Titans Prevail!

T.R.E.A.S.U.R.E. Tournament Air Sea Land Challenge 2024

This past weekend on Saturday, April 13, 2024, Treasure Coast High School, Fort Pierce Westwood High School, and Southern Oaks Middle School participated in the T.R.E.A.S.U.R.E. Tournament Air Sea Land Challenge, hosted by Treasure Coast High School’s Robotics Team at their school. The event included an aerial scavenger hunt, an augmented reality maze for drones, as well as land and underwater events, which culminated in a Combined Event of all three types. Titan Born, Titan Bred!

Floresta’s Family STEAM Night

Floresta partnered with the Cox Science Museum to host a fun Family STEAM Night. Families explored twenty interactive science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities.  Chase Dulemba and Jase Hutchinson eagerly designed and tested out their rollercoaster as they learned about force and motion.

We Are All Fish in the Sea at Mosaic Digital Academy

Students in Mrs. Lankow’s K-2nd grade class created shape art in support of Autism Acceptance and Awareness Month! Students worked together to create art that demonstrates and symbolizes the importance of love and acceptance! “We are all fish in the sea at Mosaic Digital Academy!”  

Palm Pointe Principals get “Pied”

Palm Pointe students who won the March Attendance Challenges got to pie Palm Pointe’s administration team! During the month of March, homerooms in grades K-8 with the highest attendance average and homerooms in grades K-8 with the highest attendance on the early release day in March, proudly earned their spot to pie Mrs. Perez, Mr. Keelor, Ms. Markowitz, and Mrs. Newsome. Students were so excited for this opportunity! The Administrators were pied by over 300 students!    

LPA Centennial Oral History Project – Mrs. Linda Ivey – Class of 1970

This is the third in a collection of oral history interviews conducted by Lincoln Park Academy students to gather and preserve the memories of alumni of the school in its centennial year. Mrs. Linda Ivey is a 1970 graduate and a retired employee of Lincoln Park Academy whose history in Fort Pierce, Florida dates back to the first black cowboys in the area. View this video to find out more about her many contributions to education in St. Lucie County. YouTube Link –  

Fourth Grade Rocks at Morningside

During science, our fourth graders have been learning about different types of rocks, weathering, and erosion. Today as a celebration for doing so well on their science unit assessment, students were allowed to open up their very own geode from Morocco. Inside the geode, they found quartz crystal. We analyzed the rocks, luster, color, hardness, streak, cleavage, and inferred the way minerals could have leaked into their rock. At Morningside, fourth grade always ROCKS, but today it also shined like a crystal geode!