SLPS Wants to Hear from You!

Parents, we would like to know what you think. The St. Lucie Public Schools Family Survey is now open.* We greatly appreciate your participation and feedback, which will assist us with growth and improvement. Thank you! Take the survey here: https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/blog/fall-family-survey/ *Survey closes on November 30th.

Referendum Renewal Passes – Thank You Voters!

Thank you to the voters of St. Lucie County for passing the Referendum Renewal on November 8, 2022! The vote passed with 67% voting “yes”! The overwhelming support speaks volumes to the recognition and appreciation for the first-class education that SLPS provides for our students. We are committed to ensuring that the best part of a child’s day is coming to school. Recruiting and retaining the very best teachers is a priority.  The funds from this renewal will enable us to continue to offer teacher salaries that are competitive with surrounding school districts. The safety of all students, staff, and … Read More

Referendum Renewal

An important Referendum Renewal is on the November ballot.  It provides a school resource officer on every campus to ensure our children’s safety, supports the recruitment and retention of high-quality teachers, expands mental health services for students and supports special programs such as art and music in our schools.   Early voting begins October 24th and runs through November 5th.  Election Day is November 8th.   For more information, please visit Referendum Information – St Lucie Public Schools.   

Celebrating the SLPS Schools of Excellence

Congratulations to our Schools of Excellence; Fairlawn Elementary School, 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.

Referendum Renewal

An important Referendum Renewal is on the November ballot.  It provides a school resource officer on every campus to ensure our children’s safety, supports the recruitment and retention of high-quality teachers, expands mental health services for students and supports special programs such as art and music in our schools.   Early voting begins October 24th and runs through November 5th.  Election Day is November 8th.   For more information, please visit Referendum Information – St Lucie Public Schools.   

Referendum Renewal

An important Referendum Renewal is on the November ballot.  It provides a school resource officer on every campus to ensure our children’s safety, supports the recruitment and retention of high-quality teachers, expands mental health services for students and supports special programs such as art and music in our schools.   Early voting begins October 24th and runs through November 5th.  Election Day is November 8th.   For more information, please visit Referendum Information – St Lucie Public Schools.   

2022-2023 SLPS College Fair

Join St. Lucie Public Schools on Thursday, November 3rd, for the annual college fair from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Havert L. Fenn Center. Over 50 college and university representatives will be there to meet with prospective students. You will also be able to participate in financial aid sessions to get valuable information about paying for college. SLPS students in grades 9 through 12 are encouraged to attend. Have your questions answered by college and university reps as you speak with them one-on-one. See you at the SLPS College Fair!

SLPS October STAR Awards

Congratulations to these STAR Award recipients from the October 11th board meeting! Maciel Marcano, Work Order Specialist, and Larry Beckham, Custodial Area Manager, nominated by Principal Brad Lehman “We would like to recognize Larry Beckham and Maciel Marcano for their recent and ongoing support of our school community. Both Larry and Maciel have assisted our school maintenance department with daily cleaning, as a result of staffing issues. Due to their help, our teachers and staff report that our building continues to remain presentable and welcoming for our students. Most recently, Larry was instrumental in helping hang flags in our cafeteria to … Read More

Free Heart Screening for Students

The Jessica Clinton MVP Foundation is hosting free heart screening for students ages 5 to 20 years, Saturday, November 5th, 2022. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! You must reserve your spot. Reservations are filling up quickly! Register today at https://www.jessicaclinton.org/!

2022-2023 SLPS College Fair Rescheduled

The 2022-2023 SLPS College Fair has been rescheduled! Join St. Lucie Public Schools on Thursday, November 3rd, for the annual college fair from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Havert L. Fenn Center. Over 50 college and university representatives will be there to meet with prospective students. You will also be able to participate in financial aid sessions to get valuable information about paying for college. SLPS students in grades 9 through 12 are encouraged to attend. Have your questions answered by college and university reps as you speak with them one-on-one. See you at the SLPS College Fair!

Free Heart Screening for Students

The Jessica Clinton MVP Foundation is hosting free heart screening for students ages 5 to 20 years, Saturday, November 5th, 2022. Register today at https://www.jessicaclinton.org/!

No-Cost Flu Vaccinations for Fall

St. Lucie Public Schools and Health Hero Florida are offering no-cost flu vaccinations for fall! To participate, simply fill out the Immunization Parent Consent Form from your school and return it to your child’s teacher.   Clinic Dates November 7 ————– Palm Pointe Educational Research Manatee Academy K-8 Northport K-8 Allapattah Flats K-8 Mosaic Digital Academy West Gate K-8 Parkway Elementary Treasure Coast High Windmill Point Oak Hammock K-8 Mariposa Elementary Morningside Elementary Southport Middle St. Lucie West Centennial HS St. Lucie West K-8 Bayshore Elementary Port St. Lucie High Village Green Environmental Studies Floresta Elementary Savanna Ridge Elementary   … Read More

2022 SLPS Marching Band Showcase

Join bands from around St. Lucie Public Schools in the 2022 Marching Band Showcase, October 22, 2022, from 6 PM – 9 PM at the Port St. Lucie High School stadium.   Tickets are $5, purchased at St. Lucie – Ticket Spicket. For more information, visit https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/seasonal/MarchingBandShowcase.pdf.

9/13 Board Meeting Flag Folding Ceremony

During the September 13th board meeting, the Treasure Coast High School JROTC performed a flag folding ceremony for those in attendance. For more than 200 years, the American flag has been the symbol of our nation’s unity, as well as a source of pride and inspiration for millions of citizens.  Born on June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress determined that the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternating between seven red and six white; and that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field representing a new constellation.   Between 1777 and 1960, the shape … Read More

Palm Pointe Band Hosts Master Percussion Teacher

This past week the band at Palm Pointe hosted Mr. Andrew Kruspe, a percussion specialist from Alabama, for a special percussion only clinic. The students were able to gain help in stick technique, counting, and performance fundamentals. Mr. Kruspe passed out materials and instructed the students to help them gain a better understanding of the percussion section as musicians.

SLPS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Join St. Lucie Public Schools in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th- October 15th! There are multiple ways to participate in celebrating the achievements of Hispanic Floridians! Hispanic Heritage Student Contests Hispanic Heritage Educator Contests Visit floridahispanicheritage.com/ to learn more.

2022-2023 St. Lucie Public Schools College Fair

St. Lucie Public School District is excited to announce the annual college fair on Tuesday, September 27th from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Havert Fenn Center. Over 50 college and university representatives will be there to meet with prospective students. You will also be able to participate in financial aid sessions to get valuable information about paying for college. SLPS students in grades 9 through 12 are encouraged to attend. Have your questions answered by college and university reps as you speak with them one-on-one. See you at the SLPS College Fair!

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Day

Saturday, August 20th, SLPS school psychologists and school counselors provided Youth Mental Health First Aid training for the city of Ft. Pierce Firehawks football and cheerleading coaches who coach youth ages 5-14. The purpose of the training was to provide the volunteers with tools and resources to support students that may be experiencing mental health challenges. The feedback received from the participants was very positive. We are grateful for the opportunity to provide this training for community volunteers that support our youth. https://cityoffortpierce.com/964/Tackle-Football

New Worlds Reading Initiative

Do you want to help your child learn to love reading and build a FREE collection of books at home? Through a new at-home literacy and book delivery program called the New Worlds Reading Initiative, your child may qualify to receive a free book by mail each month, along with supporting materials for families to use together. You must enroll to participate in the program by scanning the QR code in the flyer below or visiting: newworldsreading.com/enroll. Have questions? Visit newworldsreading.com for more information.