Award of Distinction

Ms. Kelly Owens, FSBA Leadership Services Consultant, presented Dr. Donna Mills with a Certified Board Member (CBM) distinction award at the April 24 SLPS Board Workshop.  The Florida School Boards Association (FSBA) presents this distinction to its members within their respective districts.  Congratulations, Dr. Mills!

Student Chef Cook-off

St. Lucie Public Schools Child Nutrition Services Department would like to congratulate Brandon Parks and Shannon Sears of Fort Pierce Central High School’s Culinary Program for winning the first Student Culinary Cook-Off. Their entree, Boom Boom Chicken Bake, will be featured on the 2018-2019 school lunch menu. The purpose of the event was for student…

Music In Our Schools

Music In Our Schools Month is the National Association for Music Education’s annual celebration.  Music educators, students, and communities engage in promoting the benefits of high quality music education programs in St. Lucie Public Schools. The theme for this year is “Music Connects Us.” Music is often called a ‘universal language.’ Every culture has developed…

Students Earn and Learn

Students learn about the economy in a fun and creative way by participating in the FCEE annual Economic Poster Contest. Each year, approximately 300 students gain a better understanding of our economic system through their participation in this exciting competition. Students learn a basic economic concept and then use their creativity and art skills to demonstrate…

Student Chef Cook-Off This Tuesday

  FORT PIERCE, FL – St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) Child Nutrition Services Department in collaboration with the High School Culinary Arts Program will host the premier Student Chef Cook-Off at Fort Pierce Central High School Cafeteria on April 17, 2018 from 4-6 pm. The Tasting and Awards portion begins at 5:30 pm.   The…

Louder Than A Bomb Poetry Slam

Fort Pierce Central’s “Poison Pens” spoken word poetry team won Semi Finals in Jason Taylor’s 4th Annual Louder Than a Bomb” poetry slam. As one of the final four winning teams in the state of Florida, they move on to Team finals Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Nova Southeastern University. Congratulations!

WPE Odyssey

Congratulations to Windmill Point Elementary’s Odyssey of the Mind Team that competed at the State Competition held at UCF! Their project held 305 pounds! Thank you to Mr. Caroglanian for working with his team! Way to go, Rising Stars!

 

Light It Up Blue

Members of Samuel S. Gaines Academy Light It Up Blue for Autism! Free Resources are available on St. Lucie Public Schools website.  The The Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit is just a click away on the Exceptional Student Education Page under the Parents/Students tab https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/departments/exceptional-student-education/autism/ New! Autism Speaks is excited to announce the launch of…

St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce Foundation Young Floridian Scholarship Program

The St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce Foundation congratulates the Young Floridian Scholarship Program Winners for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Young Floridian Award was established in 1988 by General Development Corporation to recognize outstanding seniors for achievement and service to their school and community. Young Floridian awards honor one St. Lucie high school senior…

CREATIVITY AWARDED IN HIGH SCHOOL WRITING CONTEST

Numerous public and private high school students in the four-county area of Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee counties participated in the Indian River State College Creative Writing Contest. The event is hosted annually by the English/Communications/Modern Languages Department. Contestants entered original short stories, one-act plays and poems for a chance to win scholarships…

STAR Awards

Andrea Jacobs, Patricia Chesser, and Eric Henik were all recognized as STARs in their own right at this month’s School Board Meeting. Andrea Jacobs is a dedicated and compassionate school bus driver.  She was publicly recognized for the way in which her students see her — as one who is always appreciative and has a…

Humanitarian STAR Awards

Bill Tomlinson and LaTanya Green came forward at the April School Board Meeting to recognize the humanitarian efforts of the many individuals from the SLPS’s Student Services and Guidance Department teams. Mr. Tomlinson explained that after the incident at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County on February 14, 2018, staff members graciously volunteered…

New Home Buyer Perk

The City of Port St. Lucie Neighborhood Services Department will be accepting applications from families who are interested in purchasing a home through the State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) Program and who meet the requirements for “Essential Service Personnel,” which is defined as “ Teachers, educators, other school district employees, community college employees and university…