SLPS Launches Summer Feeding Program

Starting June 13th, SLPS is hosting a Summer Feeding Program, offering FREE food for children and teens, ages 2-18. All schools in St. Lucie County are open feeding sites for the community and students can go to any school for meals. Students that are not enrolled for summer school or camp must sign-in at the front office prior to receiving a meal. Breakfast Hours Elementary, K8 and Middle Schools | 7:45 am High Schools | 8:45 Lunch Hours Elementary, K8 and Middle Schools | 11:30 am High Schools | 11:45 am

Free Internet for Low-Income Families

The Federal Communications Commission recently announced that 20 of the nation’s internet providers have committed to lowering costs for low-income households, a step that will essentially provide free high-speed internet for those participating in the Affordable Connectivity Program. The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a U.S. government program that helps many low-income households pay for broadband service and internet connected devices. To learn more about eligibility and enroll, visit ACPBenefit.org.

SLPS Laptop Return Dates

All students must return their district issued laptop to their assigned school starting May 24 through June 1. Please be sure to bring the power card when returning the laptop.

SLPS Adds Translation Feature to District Website

St. Lucie Public School announces a new feature to the District website! Simply click the flag icon in the upper right corner next to the search bar and choose from a wide selection of languages to have the page instantly translated!

Appreciation Night at Clover Park

On Thursday, April 14th, fans who bring two nonperishable food items will receive a free ticket to the St. Lucie Mets game that night. Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful will have a booth at the front of the stadium and will partner with the Treasure Coast Food Bank for the donations. Contact KPSLB – 772-871-5103 for details.

SLPS High Schools Receive High Ratings During The Music Performance Assessment

St. Lucie Public Schools celebrates the hard work of its high schools during the Music Performance Assessments. 6 high schools took 10 bands to the MPAs and received 5 Excellent and 5 Superior Ratings. Congratulations to all our schools! Fort Pierce Westwood Academy | West Prep Concert Band Superior Rating Fort Pierce Central High School | Symphonic Band Superior Rating Fort Pierce Central High School | Concert Band Excellent Rating Lincoln Park Academy | Wind Ensemble Excellent Rating Port St. Lucie High School | Wind Ensemble Superior Rating Port St. Lucie High School | Symphonic Band Excellent Rating St. Lucie … Read More

SLPS Kindergarten Round-Up Open Enrollment

Join us for our Kindergarten Round-Up at these dates and locations: Tuesday March 8 (9:00-3:00) | Queen Townsend Head Start Center ll 2202 Avenue Q., Fort Pierce, FL 34950 Wednesday March 9 (8:00-6:00) | St. Lucie Public Schools District Office 9461 Brandywine Lane, Port St. Lucie, Fl 34986 Thursday March 10 (9:00-3:00) | ALPI Child Development Center 198 Marion Ave., Port St. Lucie, FL 34983 Enroll Now!: https://bit.ly/3gVrLaM

IRSC Announces Free Tuition for St. Lucie County Students

On Thursday, March 3rd, Fort Pierce Central High School, along with Superintendent E. Wayne Gent, hosted IRSC, to announce the IRSC Promise Program. Now every 2022 graduate of a public or public charter high school in Martin, Indian River, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie counties can earn an IRSC Associate Degree at no tuition cost! Learn more at promise.irsc.edu.

SLPS at the St. Lucie County Fair

SLPS was on display at the St. Lucie County Fair! Schools created their own exhibits with the theme of “Dream Makers: Arts, Academics & Athletics”, which were then judged. Congratulations to all the winners! Thank you to all schools who participated, the St. Lucie County Fair, and sponsors!  

Calling All Artists!

Area Regional Transit – ART Images for Fixed Route Buses  Introduction: In cooperation with St. Lucie Cultural Alliance, the St. Lucie County Transit Division requests qualifications from artists or artist teams to submit artwork images to be displayed as images on public buses, in public transit facilities, and in shelters. The selected artists will provide transit riders and community members with visual and educational images to create a unique way of increasing art awareness. Displays of public art are intended to generate interest in appealing to diverse audiences. Project location: This call to artists aims to have public artistic images … Read More

SLPS HBCU/HSI 2022 Digital Showcase

SLPS’s HBCU/HSI College Showcase is now in full swing! The mission of the showcase is to promote awareness of the cultural and educational opportunities offered at HBCU’s and HSI’s. These great colleges and universities have historically contributed so much to advancing our future leaders and are as significant and relevant today as they were when first established. Make an appointment with a recruiter today. Check back with the SPLS social channels- schools are still joining the showcase. CLICK on this link to start your child’s journey to success. https://bit.ly/32v8edK

Education’s Shining Stars Announced

In a blended broadcast on Saturday, February 5th, St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) and the Education Foundation of St. Lucie County announced this year’s line-up of educational superstars. John Renschler took top honors as St. Lucie Public School’s Teacher of the Year. He is a first-grade teacher at Samuel S. Gaines Academy. Joining him in the winner’s category were School Related Employee of the Year, Alicia Gomez, a School Registrar at Manatee Academy K8; Distinguished Minority Educatory of the Year,  Tamika Adams, an Interventionist at Lawnwood Elementary School; and Outstanding First Year Teacher Yiranny Guzman Ramirez, a Technology/Computer Science Teacher … Read More

COVID-19 Vaccine Site Updates

SLPS is pleased to offer on-site vaccination clinics for students, employees, and their families. Please click on the flyer below for more information.  

SLPS Partners with Florida Community Health Centers to Offer COVID-19 Vaccinations for Students 5 Years of Age and Older

St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) is partnering with Florida Community Health Centers to provide Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations to students 5 years of age and older, their families, and district employees. Participants can reserve their spot by calling their desired clinic location. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent present to receive their vaccination. For more information, visit the SLPS website at https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/ Florida Community Health Centers consent form: https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/seasonal/COVID-19-Consent-Screening.pdf