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

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!

CareerSource Research Coast Extends Deadline for Summer of Success

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., CareerSource Research Coast (CSRC) has extended their deadline to May 20 for signing up for the annual Summer of Success program. “Summer of Success is a great opportunity for teens to get a taste of various types of employment they may not have known were available to them while earning a paycheck as well as learning financial responsibility with budgeting and saving,” said Brian Bauer, CEO of CSRC. The 2022 Summer of Success internship program is free of charge and open to young adults between the ages of 16 – 21 that reside in St. Lucie … Read More

Students Decorate the District Office to Celebrate “Arts in Our Schools Month”

March is “Arts in Our Schools Month”, an annual celebration that showcases the accomplishments of students in dance, music, theater, and the visual arts nationwide. St. Lucie Public School students showcased their own artistic accomplishments by displaying their artworks in the SLPS District Office! SLPS staff was treated to a wide range of different artistic mediums submitted from various elementary, middle, and high schools in the district. Thank you to all schools and students for their wonderful work!

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!  

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

Classroom Library Launch and Makeover Contest

In partnership with Scholastic Education, SLPS is rolling out classroom libraries in all K-5 classrooms across the district. Each classroom library has a collection of over 250 books to engage students in fiction and non-fiction literature. For two new teachers at Windmill Point Elementary, Scholastic Education launched the Classroom Library Makeover Contest by making over these teachers’ classroom libraries. Each teacher is eligible to enter the makeover contest for a chance to win an additional 150 books for their classroom library and to gift 150 books to another teacher on their campus. Three teachers will be chosen based on their … 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

St. Lucie Medical Center Physician’s Virtual DEI Presentation for Health Science Students

Physicians and Medical Residents from St. Lucie Medical Center hosted a virtual Diversity Equity and Inclusion forum for St. Lucie Public School (SLPS) Health Science students. Students heard directly from our local experts on what it takes to be a physician and the suggested steps current high school students may take to achieve their goals! Thank you to Dr. Thomas Matese, Dr. Josephin Mathai, Dr. David Nguyen, Dr. Tim McNamara, and Dr. Kara Mann for putting this session together for over 90 SLPS Health Science students.  

SLPS Marching Bands Receive Superior Rating!

St. Lucie Public Schools celebrates a district first! SLPS High School marching bands made history when all 5 schools received Superior Ratings from the District 13 Marching Band Music Performance Assessment. Congratulations to marching bands from Fort Pierce Central High School, Fort Pierce Westwood Academy, Port St. Lucie West Centennial, Port St. Lucie High School, and Treasure Coast High School. Fort Pierce Central High School Show Title: Heroes vs. Villains Fort Pierce Westwood Academy Show Title: A Visit with Pop Culture Port St. Lucie West Centennial High School Show Title: Becoming You Port St. Lucie High School Show Title: Reign, … Read More