WLX Horizon Weekly

WLX Horizon is the school district’s TV channel that provides St. Lucie County with instructional television programming, school board meetings, along with what’s happening in our district, and local shows about our schools. WLX Horizon can be streamed on-demand for free via the WLX Horizon app! WLX Horizon can also be found on Comcast channel 13 (Ft. Pierce), Comcast channel 19 (Port St. Lucie), Blue Stream Fiber channel 19, and AT&T TV channel 99 (under St. Lucie County Community Channels) or check out the live feed. Join us this week for new episodes of Sak Pase? with Joelle Saint-Dic and her guest Kandiss Moore … Read More

36th Annual St. Lucie County Regional STEM Fair and Award Ceremony

On February 16th, 2024, 180 students competed in the 36th annual St. Lucie County Regional STEM fair at Indian River State College. These grade 6-12 students represented 21 schools in St. Lucie County. The competition was split into two divisions, junior and senior, with 13 categories in each division. Students were interviewed by community judges from organizations such as IRSC, USDA, City of Port St. Lucie, UF/IFAS and many more. After the morning judging most students were taken on a tour of some of the IRSC STEM buildings. On February 21st, 2024, 88 students were recognized with category awards, special … Read More

Chart Your Course: Maritime & Marine Career Expo

St. Lucie Public School students (middle and high school students) participated in the Chart Your Course: Maritime & Marine Career Expo.  This event was hosted by the Fort Pierce Yacht Club Foundation in partnership with the Career & Technical Education department (St. Lucie Public Schools).  This career expo provided opportunities for students to learn about various career pathways available to them in St. Lucie County.  Local Maritime and Marine business representatives provided information on skills and education needed for various career options, along with guided knowledge on obtaining career goals. The day afforded each student the time to explore post-secondary … Read More

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 is RSVP ONLY and will be held on February 28, 5 PM – 7:30 PM at the Treasure Coast High School Gymnasium, 1000 SW Darwin Blvd, Port St. Lucie, FL 34953 Comcast providers will be on-site to answer … Read More

Fort Pierce Westwood Academy Going to States for State STEM Fair

On February 16, 2024, 16 students from Fort Pierce Westwood Academy participated in the 36th Annual STEM Regional Fair hosted by IRSC. The students demonstrated exceptional skills in presenting their projects and justifying their research to the judges. At the subsequent STEM Fair Award Ceremony held on February 21, 2024, eleven participants were chosen for one or more awards. One of the students, Alexander Delamarter, a 9th-grade student, was selected to proceed to the State STEM Fair and represent the school. Here are the winners and the awards they received:

Retired SLC Educators Embrace a Rich History

Dr. Kevin Perry and Chris Craft, SLC Tax Collector Former band student at Westwood High School mentored by Dr. Perry. The SLC Retired Educator’s Association met to celebrate African American History during their recent gathering. Dr. Kevin G. Perry, Assistant to the Superintendent, was the featured speaker. His message, “The Power of YOU, Living Legacies in Education,” resonated with the audience of retired educators and community leaders. This powerful message encouraged retired educators and community leaders to continue to leave a lasting legacy.

Upcoming Dates for 8th Graders

UPCOMING DATES FOR 8th GRADERS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 12th Families will be notified of high school assignments through an automated phone call using Skyward contact information. WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19th During the school day, 8th graders will receive their 9th grade course selection sheet or link to the online form and watch a video with course selection and graduation requirement information. FEBRUARY 22nd Open House at 5:30 pm at student’s assigned high school. Students who do not know their assigned high school should contact their middle school counselor. FEBRUARY 28th Return course selection sheet or submit the completed online form. … Read More

WLX Horizon Weekly

WLX Horizon is the school district’s TV channel that provides St. Lucie County with instructional television programming, school board meetings, along with what’s happening in our district, and local shows about our schools. WLX Horizon can be streamed on-demand for free via the WLX Horizon app! WLX Horizon can also be found on Comcast channel 13 (Ft. Pierce), Comcast channel 19 (Port St. Lucie), Blue Stream Fiber channel 19, and AT&T TV channel 99 (under St. Lucie County Community Channels) or check out the live feed. Join us this week for new episodes of Community Connection with Sean Boyle and Ashley Mock and their … Read More

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 is RSVP ONLY and will be held on February 28, 5 PM – 7:30 PM at the Treasure Coast High School Gymnasium, 1000 SW Darwin Blvd, Port St. Lucie, FL 34953 Comcast providers will be on-site to answer … Read More

Career & Technical Education Entrepreneurship Mentors, #CTEmonth

Career & Technical Education (CTE) teacher, Mrs. Jasmine Shepherd, lead teacher for the Sports, Recreation & Marketing program at Port St. Lucie High School, is strengthening her students’ connection to community and business experts. Mrs. Lisa Cobb (Executive Director – Youth Empowered to Prosper) and Mr. Jordan Harold (Founder & Entrepreneur of Black Chain, a bitcoin company) were guest speakers for Mrs. Shepherd’s students and are now serving as mentors.  Later this month, Mrs. Sheena Heppern of REAS Marketing, will be a guest speaker. Mrs. Shepherd’s students are preparing for the CTE Entrepreneurship Showcase coming up in April 2024.  The CTE office has worked … Read More

WLX Horizon Weekly

WLX Horizon is the school district’s TV channel that provides St. Lucie County with instructional television programming, school board meetings, along with what’s happening in our district, and local shows about our schools. WLX Horizon can be streamed on-demand for free via the WLX Horizon app! WLX Horizon can also be found on Comcast channel 13 (Ft. Pierce), Comcast channel 19 (Port St. Lucie), Blue Stream Fiber channel 19, and AT&T TV channel 99 (under St. Lucie County Community Channels) or check out the live feed. Join us this week for a new episode of #Build A Future with Dr. LeiNitia Robinson, and her … Read More

Education’s Shining Stars Announced!

Broadcast on Saturday, February 3rd, St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) and the Education Foundation of St. Lucie County announced this year’s line-up of educational superstars. Lindsey Laurino from St. Lucie West K-8 took top honors as St. Lucie Public School’s Teacher of the Year. Joining her in the winner’s category were School Related Employee of the Year, Amelia Scott from Lakewood Park Elementary; Distinguished Minority Educator of the Year, Clifton Robinson from Samuel S. Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies; and Outstanding First Year Teacher Katlyn McCue from Palm Pointe Research School at Tradition. Superintendent Dr. Jon R. Prince said, “All … Read More

WLX Horizon Weekly

WLX Horizon is the school district’s TV channel that provides St. Lucie County with instructional television programming, school board meetings, along with what’s happening in our district, and local shows about our schools. WLX Horizon can be streamed on-demand for free via the WLX Horizon app! WLX Horizon can also be found on Comcast channel 13 (Ft. Pierce), Comcast channel 19 (Port St. Lucie), Blue Stream Fiber channel 19, and AT&T TV channel 99 (under St. Lucie County Community Channels) or check out the live feed. Join us this week for the Night of the Stars update! Outstanding First Year Teacher, School Related Employee … Read More

SLPS Celebrates Black History Month with Contests for Students and Educators

Florida Department of Education and Volunteer Florida Encourage Students and Educators to Participate in 2024 Black History Month Contests About the Student Art Contest The Black History Month Student Art Contest is open to all Kindergarten through third-grade students in Florida. Each student will submit original, two-dimensional artwork based on this year’s theme. Four statewide winners will be selected for the month, and each winner will receive a $100 gift card for school supplies and a one-year pass to Florida State Parks. About the Student Essay Contest The Black History Month Student Essay Contest is open to all fourth through … Read More

TCHS Engineering & Manufacturing PreApprenticeship to Apprenticeship Connection

Treasure Coast High School’s (TCHS) Engineering and Manufacturing program students learned about Apprenticeship opportunities available to them after high school graduation.  Students in the program were then able to register for one of two available pre-apprenticeships (Welding or Industrial manufacturing) while enrolled in the program at TCHS.  Thank you to Ms. Colleen Gill (CareerSource Research Coast – Apprenticeship Navigator) for presenting to Mr. Phil DePuy’s students. (Photos courtesy of Mr. DePuy) #CTEmonth

Criminal Justice Collaboration with Clerk of the Circuit Courts & Comptroller, Michelle R. Miller

Students from the Criminal Justice programs (Career & Technical Education) participated in a special session hosted by St. Lucie County’s Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller, Michelle R. Miller.  This session included multiple presentations from the St. Lucie Sheriff’s Office, IT department, Detention staff, Probation & Parole officers, court staff, and more!  Students were then provided an opportunity to tour the Courthouse and sit in on a live trial. Thank you to Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller Michelle R. Miller and her team.  Together, they put a meaningful presentation and provided career exploration opportunities for St. Lucie … Read More