Our June STAR Awards Recipients

Our June STAR (Special Thanks And Recognition) recipients, Robert Hill and Marrissa Parker, were recognized at the board meeting on June 9, 2015. Robert Hill, Port St. Lucie High School gatekeeper, is an amazing person and colleague. Every day he is out at the front of our school greeting everyone who visits our campus. He waves to every…

Juneteenth Resolution

Mr. Terrance Barriner, teacher at Forest Grove Middle School, read the Juneteenth Resolution to the School Board on June 9, 2015. The 19th of June is the freedom forerunner to the 13th Amendment, which implemented freedom for all slaves in the United States, Juneteenth Independence Day completes the cycle of Independence Day Celebrations in America. The Juneteenth…

Generation Green Apple Award Winner

Allapattah Flats K-8 School was recognized at the school board meeting for receiving a 1st place Green Garden Award from the US Green Building Council South Florida Chapter Treasure Coast Branch at its fourth annual Generation Green Apple Awards on May 16, 2015. The Allapattah Flats garden program was the inspiration and has been the…

State Science Fair Participants and Winners

The school board recognized the state science fair participants and winners at the board meeting on May 26, 2015. STE@M related studies are alive and well in St. Lucie. Our students move from being creative to innovative as they explore their hypotheses and put them to the test.  The various fairs unite young scientific minds,…

State History Fair Participants & Winners

The School Board recognized the participants and winners of the State History Fair at the school board meeting on May 26, 2015. The Florida History Fair (FHF) is an annual, statewide activity that enhances the teaching and learning of history at elementary and secondary levels. This year’s theme was Leadership and Legacy in History.  Because…

Project Citizens 2015 State Finals Particpants

We the People: Project Citizen, another notable curricular program for SLPS 7th graders.  The project, designed and published by the Center for Civic Education (CCE),  promotes competent and responsible participation in local and state government. The program helps participants learn how to monitor and influence public policy. In the process, they develop support for democratic…

May’s STAR Award Recipients Recognized

Mrs. Barbara Bennett and Mrs. Belkis Madera were recognized as May’s STAR (Special Thanks And Recognition) Award recipients at the school board meeting on May 12, 2015. Mrs. Barbara Bennett, 3rd grade teacher at Frances K. Sweet Elementary, was nominated by a parent of one of her students. The parent stated how happy and pleased…

Winners of the United Way Campaign Fundraiser

At the school board meeting on May 12th, Karen Knapp, Monte Kosoff, Horace Webb and Roxanne Wells from United Way of St. Lucie, presented plaques to the schools with the highest student and employee campaign fund raisers for 2014-2015. The winners in the Highest Student Campaign were West Gate K-8 ($1,028); SLW Centennial High ($979);…

LTAB Poetry Spoken Word Recognition

Students who participated in the Louder Than A Bomb (LTAB) Poetry Spoken Word Competition at Nova Southeastern University were recognized at the school board meeting on April 28, 2015. LTAB was founded on a student-centered, educational philosophy geared toward young people ages 13-19. The “trick of the poetry slam is to use the guise of…

April Recognized As Autism Awareness Month

A presentation was given by Mr. Bill Tomlinson, Executive Director for Student Services & ESE, at the school board meeting on April 28th recognizing April as Autism Awareness Month. He thanked Mr. Robert Cranmer and his staff for organizing the walk for Autism Speaks with such a great success. Karen Kozak, from the Fire District,…

TCGCSA Donated Tablets for Students

Mr. Matt Boyd, Treasure Coast Golf Course Superintendents Association President, was recognized at the April 14th school board meeting for donating 10 tablets valued at $3000. The tablets have been used to support student differentiated learning needs. Ms. Laure Goss, speech-language pathologist, described what the learning tool has meant for student acquisition of knowledge. Mrs.…

Sunrise Kiwanis Presents School Awards

Fort Pierce Sunrise Kiwanis Foundation Director Jimmy Burchard and Roger Priest presented St. Lucie Public Schools with awards at the school board meeting on April 14, 2015. The theme for the St. Lucie County Fair was “The Next Fifty Years.” The Fair Display Winners are as follows: In the Elementary Category, first place went to…

Tate Stern Received A STAR Award

Mr. Tate Stern was presented the STAR (Special Thanks And Recognition) Award at the school board meeting on April 14, 2015. Mr. Stern is a plumber for St. Lucie Public School District. He was nominated by Mrs. Dianne Young, Principal at Lakewood Park Elementary School. Mrs. Young shared that Mr. Stern goes above and beyond…

Anthony Oreo 2014-15 Sunshine State Scholar

St. Lucie Public Schools proudly recognizes our 2014-2015 Sunshine State Scholar, Mr. Anthony Oreo. Anthony is a junior at Fort Pierce Central and was selected as a top junior in the area of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) to participate in the Sunshine State Scholars Program. This program recognizes juniors who have excelled in…