FPC Athletes Read with Allapattah Flats Students

R-E-A-D is Spelled by FPC T-E-A-Ms On October 28th, FPC athletes from cheer and football traveled to Allapattah Flats K-8 to read with students. Ariah Hill, Aniah Augustin, Kaylana Edgecombe, Rylan Watkins, Greg Jerger, Colson Elisme, Gerald Thompson, Isaiah Beaubrun, Jamari Tullis, Jamarion Davis, Casey Highlands, Eddie Maddox, and Malankov Daceus.

FPC Bowlers Follow Through to the Last Perfect Frame

Fort Pierce Central bowling teams competed at the State Bowling Tournament in Orlando. Team members brought home the first District title in school history. Boys finished 9th as a team. Charlie Passanante finished 12th in singles. Charlie Passanante rolled a perfect game 300 in the regular season against Somerset Academy who finished 2nd in Districts. Girls: Allison Kepfer and Madison Phillips have a 3-11 record. Boys: Charlie Passanante, Daniel Heidebrecht, Christian White, Nathan Mondo, William Auriemma, Jackson Willette, Nathan Gould, Adriel Alvarez have a 13-1 record for the regular season.

FPC & Embry-Riddle are Ready for Take-Off!

Fort Pierce Central High School’s Embry-Riddle program took off to the Treasure Coast International Airport on October 25th. Four sections of classes, in total of 21 students, were hosted by Turbine Works, a company specializing in complex aircraft maintenance and aerodynamic modifications. The experience was enhanced by students getting an invitation from the owners of two adjacent businesses that remodel interiors and provide avionic services. After devouring all the snacks and drinks graciously provided by Turbine Works, students also had a chance to climb into one of the aircraft. The trip was a total success with excellent feedback. Ronald Reed … Read More

Cobra Nation Turns Pink

The Gold and Purple of Cobra Nation turned Pink! On Thursday, Oct. 27th, in recognition of Breast Cancer month, FPC’s Sunshine Committee hosted a PINK OUT. All faculty, staff, & students were asked to wear pink to honor survivors & bring awareness to those battling this illness. Cobra Nations’ own Mrs. Swertfager, Mrs. Solomon, and Ms. Williams were honored as champions, survivors, and Cobra warriors.  From the vibrant pink flags to a sky-high balloon arch, a pinked-out paparazzi photo area, and Fort Pierce Police Pink Cruiser, the Cobra courtyard went from purple to pink for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. … Read More

New Students Become New Cobras

FPC held its annual student involvement fair this fall. New and transfer students were welcomed at each lunch into the spacious Cobra Nation courtyard, greeted by over 20 student organizations, clubs, and unique interest groups. From observing the Cobra Walk, to joining a student group, new Cobras become part of Cobra Nation. Fort Pierce Central has something for everyone. From athletics, to band, dance, faith-based groups, academic-focused clubs, to special interest, debate, LGBTQAI+, and service organizations, Fort Pierce Central offers a robust school experience that readies students with active community engagement. Our student groups reflect the vibrancy of our students. … Read More

Cobra Students get a Glimpse of a Future with IRSC!

Fort Pierce Central High School students got immersed in the possibilities for a future of their choosing! This fall, IRSC and numerous community partners came out to give students a first-hand view of trades, careers, and college options. Students met with experts in their respective areas, speaking with students in real-world terms, and giving a true glimpse of life after high school. From the SLC Bomb Squad, K-9 Unit, Custom Auto Mechanics, Welding, SLC Sheriffs, and SLC Fire & EMS, everyone pulled out all the stops highlighting and promoting their programs. Thank you to our community partners, as well as … Read More

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

Cobra Nation Gathers at the Game

Whether on or off campus, you will likely hear Fort Pierce Central staff and students proclaim to be a proud part of Cobra Nation. So, what does Cobra Nation look like? Once a Cobra, Always a Cobra is more than a motto–it is a chant you can hear ring across campus and feel through the air throughout Cobra Nation. Cobra Nation fans have been coming out to celebrate in a big way, before and during the game for fellowship and festivities. Thank you to Athletics, Culinary, Band, and Color Guard for their dedication to making a successful season. Stay tuned into … Read More

Fort Pierce Central Puts the Pep in Pep Rally!

The first pep rally of the year marks the beginning of a season of celebration! More than a single sports team-the band, color guard, cheerleaders, and dance teams are high performing athletes rallying around Cobra nation in the traditional purple and gold style. On the first and second lunches of the opening football game of the season, a show stopping display of teams and school spirit set the campus abuzz with excitement, transforming the courtyard into a place for unity and comradery. For 9th grade students, the amped up adrenaline sets a skyrocketing pace fit for champions! Regardless of knowing … Read More

12th & 9th Grade Breakfast: A FPC Tradition

From Outgoing to Incoming: FPC is for Everyone With open doors and open minds, schools across our district welcomed students this year. Some students are new and some students are returning for the last time. A campus becomes a community–a home away from home, and a family when traditions bring us together while differences fade away. Schools become positive places to join or return when staff usher in students, learn their names, and make them feel comfortable. FPC goes farther. The 12th and 9th grade breakfast is an annual tradition that makes Cobra Nation unique. Taking time to form new … Read More

FPC Culinary Cobras Delight Fundraising Attendees!

FPC Advanced Culinary Students cooked and served dinner and desserts for the annual fundraising event of the Democratic Club of St. Lucie County at River Walk in Fort Pierce on Friday, May 6, 2022. The meal included:  antipasto charcuterie board, fruit salad, tossed salad, roast pork loin with an apple/bacon/onion sauce, roast turkey with herb gravy, roasted vegetable medley, parmesan butter mashed potatoes, pasta station cooked to order with marinara sauce, or alfredo sauce, and assorted desserts made by Culinary 1 Students.

FPC is Louder Than a BOMB!

FPC Poison Pens Win AGAIN! Fort Pierce Central’s Poison Pens won first place in the state during Jason Taylor’s Louder Than a Bomb Spoken Word Poetry Slam! This is the second time they have taken home the top prize. We are very proud of our poets: Laura Eugene, Trinity Scott, Emerson Dent, Alli Smith, Jay Valentin, and Taylor Prescott!!! Coaches: Simone McPhee and Peter Miserocchi

FPC Ceramics Students Perfect Laminar Flow!

If the water was hot, STEAM would be bellowing from these perfectly pouring teapots! STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math. Physics and Geometry are alive and well in the Art turned STEAM studio! Juniors Hannah Trigg, (Ceramics III) and Vanessa Niederhofer (Ceramics II) preform a Laminar Flow Pour test with clay teapots.  Hannah, on the left, created her traditional Japanese-style teapot and lid on the pottery wheel. Vanessa, on the right, hand-built her “Cat Bus” inspired teapot using the pinch method, slabs, and coils. While still in a clay state, students must perform pour tests … Read More

FPC Track Team Victories!

Congratulations to the men’s track team for winning 1st place and the women’s track team for winning 2nd place at the Saint Lucie County Championship. Rolen Gauthier, Richelle Williams, and Nikayia Wilder were trailblazers for their teams, with Nikayia breaking the school record in shot put! Cobra athletes did an amazing job and a big thanks to all Cobra family members for their support! According to junior Joh’Rissa McBurnie- practice makes perfect! Never missing a practice led to her shattering her personal best in the 100-meter hurdles.

FPC STEM Researcher- from State STEM Fair to MIT

From a quiet 60-acre farm in St. Lucie County, a future MIT graduate is designing and building the next head-turning invention. Currently a student at Fort Pierce Central High School, Robert Sansone has turned his barn into a well-designed workshop. From run-faster boots that store elastic energy to taking apart spare brushless motors from his dad’s HVAC shop, Robert is a mechanical engineer with a desire and drive to make the next inventions that astonish and captivate the globe. In his spare time, this self-proclaimed tinker loves the challenge of solving problems. “It took me 15 versions and 1,000 total hours … Read More

FPC Celebrates the SOUL of Black History!

In honor of Black History Month, FPC faculty and staff shared a thoughtfully prepared Soul Food Luncheon provided by the FPC Sunshine Committee and Cobra Culinary Dept. FPC employees were invited to the Cobra Café to partake in the Soul Food Feast during both lunches. The custom menu honored rich food traditions, favorite dishes, and wonderful desserts. Excitement was in the air for the FPCHS Black History Month Celebration. Staff and students were encouraged to dress in Afrocentric attire that highlighted our B.H.M. Celebrations. FPC held a door decorating contest, with three winners to be selected to win prizes. In … Read More

FPC Unites the Community with Blood Drive

  The Fort Pierce Central Medical Academy partnered with OneBlood and held a blood drive on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, in the Fort Pierce Central Auditorium. We collected 115 units of whole blood and performed 19 apheresis procedures for plasma and red blood cell donations. Total donations will equal 400 lives impacted by the FPC Cobra family participation in the blood drive! Thank you to OneBlood and all those who donated, organized, and participated to make this event successful. Cobras are making history and saving lives!

FPC Hosts CTE Fair for 9th-Grade Students

The purpose of the event was to educate the 9th-grade class about the CTE programs offered at FPC before 9th-grade students sign up for 10th-grade classes. The goal was to place students in the right programs to flourish in completing an academy while achieving the highest level of industry certifications. Each program had a table with all kinds of information about their CTE course and what it is all about. Students of various levels represented each program and explained the course from a student’s perspective. Many manipulatives were used at each course to showcase this information. The event took place … Read More

FPC Shines at STEM Fair

A monumental congratulations to our FPC STEM Fair Students. Students did a phenomenal job presenting their projects on Friday, February 11th at the District STEM Fair. Ms. Amanda Buck, a proud Cobra science teacher, reports FPC presenting among the best projects at the STEM Fair! With such huge success, Ms. Buck anticipates a few FPC students competing at the state level, with one student perhaps even going all the way to compete internationally. Go Cobras! Home of STEM learning success!  

FPC & IRSC Career & College Fair

Fort Pierce Central High School students got immersed in the possibilities for a future of their choosing! IRSC and numerous community partners came out to give students a first-hand view of trades, careers, and college options. Students met with experts in their respective areas, speaking with students in real-world terms, giving a true glimpse of life after high school. From the SLC Bomb Squad, K-9 Unit, Custom Auto Mechanics, Welding, SLC Sheriffs, and SLC Fire & EMS, everyone pulled out all the stops highlighting and promoting their programs. Thank you to all community partners throughout the community, as well as … Read More