SLPS Celebrates the Class of 2024

Congratulations to the Class of 2024! Last week, Superintendent Dr. Jon R. Prince, joined by Board Chairman Debbie Hawley, Board Vice Chairman Jack Kelly, Board Member Troy Ingersoll, Board Member Jennifer Richardson, Board Member Dr. Donna Mills, and Deputy Superintendent Dr. Helen Wild celebrated the graduating classes of 2024 at the St. Lucie County Fairgrounds. This year over 3,000 students walked across the stage to receive their diplomas. Graduation is the culminating event that celebrates and recognizes the achievement of each graduate. St. Lucie Public Schools proudly boasts a graduation rate of 96% at the six comprehensive high schools. Fort … Read More

FREE/Low Cost Internet Services Sign-Up Event

Are you interested in “low-cost” or “no-cost” internet services through Comcast, Internet Essentials? St. Lucie Public Schools in partnership with the St. Lucie County Education Foundation and St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners is hosting a sign-up event on Wednesday, June 5th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the St. Lucie Public Schools District Office in Port St. Lucie. This event is geared towards St. Lucie Public School students who are currently enrolled in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Families may qualify for FREE or discounted internet, offered through Comcast, if a student is enrolled in the public school system in St. … Read More

SLPS Graduation Guidelines

St. Lucie Public Schools 2024 Graduation Guidelines Each graduate will receive tickets for the ceremony from their school and should arrive in one car with their guests. All guests, including children and babies, require a ticket. Any high-risk individuals or those who are susceptible to the heat should consider staying home and watching the live broadcast of the ceremony. All graduates must arrive at least 1 hour before the start of the ceremony. Guests may enter venue 45 minutes before graduation begins. Upon arrival, all graduates will follow signage to graduate staging area. Each graduate will be provided a bottle … Read More

Swing Into Summer with Free Tickets to the St. Lucie Mets

Join us at Clover Park and enjoy a St. Lucie Mets game as we Swing Into Summer Reading! FREE tickets for all K-12 students and one guest thanks to St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce [tickets provided at the gate] FREE children’s books while supplies last, plus Meet community partners to learn about the resources they offer PLUS, stick around for the post-game kids run the bases For more information contact Children’s Services Council of St. Lucie County  

SLPS Wants to Hear from You!

Parents, we would like to know what you think! Please take a few minutes to complete the Family Survey posted on the homepage of the district website, https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/family-survey/. We greatly appreciate your participation and feedback, which will assist us with growth and improvement. Thank you! Family Survey offered in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole Student Survey for Grades 3-12 The window for the Spring surveys has been extended to April 30th. English – SPRING FAMILY SURVEY – Assessment & Accountability (stlucie.k12.fl.us) Spanish – SPRING Encuesta familiar de las escuelas públicas de St. Lucie Haitian Creole – SPRING Saint Lucie Public … Read More

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: slcsafetyfest.com.

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

SLPS Wants to Hear from You!

Parents, we would like to know what you think! Please take a few minutes to complete the Family Survey posted on the homepage of the district website, https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/family-survey/. We greatly appreciate your participation and feedback, which will assist us with growth and improvement. Thank you! Family Survey offered in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole Student Survey for Grades 3-12 The window for the Spring surveys will open on Monday, April 8th, and close on Friday, April 19th. English – SPRING FAMILY SURVEY – Assessment & Accountability (stlucie.k12.fl.us) Spanish – SPRING Encuesta familiar de las escuelas públicas de St. Lucie Haitian … Read More

2024 Earth Day and Space Art Contests

2024 Earth Day Contest On April 22, 2024, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will celebrate Earth Day. This yearly observance mobilizes people across the world to raise awareness of the need for continued protection of Earth’s natural resources. Join DEP this Earth Day in its mission to recognize state efforts to protect and sustain Florida’s environment, including its air, water, land and ecosystems. Contest Rules and Guidelines: • Students in 4th-12th grade are invited to participate at no cost. • All entries must be original student works; one entry per student. • Students will design a poster that … Read More

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 April 17 from 5 PM to 7 PM at the St. Lucie West Centennial High School Auditorium. CALL 429-HELP(4357) TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY. SIGN-UP EVENT IS PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. NO WALK-INS.

SLPS Wants to Hear from You!

Parents, we would like to know what you think! Please take a few minutes to complete the Family Survey posted on the homepage of the district website, https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/family-survey/. We greatly appreciate your participation and feedback, which will assist us with growth and improvement. Thank you! Family Survey offered in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole Student Survey for Grades 3-12 The window for the Spring surveys will open on Monday, April 8th, and close on Friday, April 19th. English – SPRING FAMILY SURVEY – Assessment & Accountability (stlucie.k12.fl.us) Spanish – SPRING Encuesta familiar de las escuelas públicas de St. Lucie Haitian … Read More

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 April 10 from 5 PM to 7 PM at the Fort Pierce Central High School Cafetorium. CALL 429-HELP(4357) TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY. SIGN-UP EVENT IS PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY. NO WALK-INS.

Celebrating the SLPS Schools of Excellence

Congratulations to our Schools of Excellence; Fairlawn Elementary School, Morningside Elementary, Palm Pointe K-8 Educational Research School, and Mosaic Digital Academy! The State Board of Education designates a school as a School of Excellence if the school’s percentage of possible points earned in its school grade calculation is in the 80th percentile or higher for schools comprised of the same grade groupings (elementary, middle, high, and combination) for at least two of the last three school years.

Fairlawn Elementary are Read to Succeed Champions

Superintendent Dr. Jon R. Prince was joined by Big Apple Owner Scott Vanduzer, Representative Dana Trabulsy, and Sean Boyle, CEO of the Children’s Services Council of SLC to announce Fairlawn Elementary as the Big Apple Read to Succeed Program CHAMPIONS. They will receive $10,000 to support student achievement along with a school-wide celebration!

Important Information about the Solar Eclipse

On Monday, April 8, 2024, there will be a solar eclipse viewable locally from approximately 1:45 pm to 4:15 pm. In our area, approximately 50% of the sun will be blocked. The day of the eclipse is a great learning opportunity for students and adults, but it can be dangerous to the eyes if proper care is not taken.  Therefore, we must establish precautions for the safety and protection of students and employees. Any outdoor teacher-directed lessons to view the eclipse must utilize approved safety eyewear for all students and must be principal/district-approved.  Parent permission forms will be sent home for these outdoor lessons. Please speak with … Read More

SLPS Odyssey of the Mind Winners

SLPS is proud to announce how our schools placed in the Odyssey of the Minds State Competition. Congratulations! Problem 3 Classics 2nd place Lincoln Park Academy and GOING TO WORLD! Coaches Judi and Mark Hueter Problem 1 Vehicle 4th place Morningside Elementary Coach Julie Moore Problem 4 Structures Division 1  4th place Windmill Point* Coaches Sean Caroglanian and Lacey Black *Structure built by second and third grader that held 555lbs! Problem 4 Structure Division 3 5th place Treasure Coast High School Coaches Sabaray Lazar and Monica Garcia

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.

FREE/Low Cost Internet Services Sign-Up Event

Comcast’s “Internet Essentials” is geared to those who have at least one child that 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 13, 5 PM – 7 PM at the Port St. Lucie High School Media Center, 1201 S.E. Lennard Road, Port St. Lucie, FL 34952 Comcast providers will be on-site to answer any questions … Read More

SLPS Career Fair

The South County Career Fair was held on February 27th at the MIDFLorida Event Center.  Approximately 400 juniors and seniors from Mosaic Digital Academy, Port St. Lucie High, SLW Centennial, and Treasure Coast High were in attendance.  Students were able to meet and chat with company representatives, ask questions about their company and careers, interview, and possibly land internships.  The goal was to expose students to the companies and businesses in St. Lucie County, provide them with the opportunity to learn and explore specific industries, gain the confidence needed to approach adults and start conversations, interview, and practice soft skills.  The … Read More