SLPS Celebrates the Class of 2024

Congratulations to the Class of 2024! Last week, Superintendent Dr. Jon R. Prince, joined by Board Chairman Debbie Hawley, Board Vice Chairman Jack Kelly, Board Member Troy Ingersoll, Board Member Jennifer Richardson, Board Member Dr. Donna Mills, and Deputy Superintendent Dr. Helen Wild celebrated the graduating classes of 2024 at the St. Lucie County Fairgrounds. This year over 3,000 students walked across the stage to receive their diplomas. Graduation is the culminating event that celebrates and recognizes the achievement of each graduate. St. Lucie Public Schools proudly boasts a graduation rate of 96% at the six comprehensive high schools. Fort … Read More

FREE/Low Cost Internet Services Sign-Up Event

Are you interested in “low-cost” or “no-cost” internet services through Comcast, Internet Essentials? St. Lucie Public Schools in partnership with the St. Lucie County Education Foundation and St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners is hosting a sign-up event on Wednesday, June 5th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the St. Lucie Public Schools District Office in Port St. Lucie. This event is geared towards St. Lucie Public School students who are currently enrolled in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Families may qualify for FREE or discounted internet, offered through Comcast, if a student is enrolled in the public school system in St. … Read More

SLPS Graduation Guidelines

St. Lucie Public Schools 2024 Graduation Guidelines Each graduate will receive tickets for the ceremony from their school and should arrive in one car with their guests. All guests, including children and babies, require a ticket. Any high-risk individuals or those who are susceptible to the heat should consider staying home and watching the live broadcast of the ceremony. All graduates must arrive at least 1 hour before the start of the ceremony. Guests may enter venue 45 minutes before graduation begins. Upon arrival, all graduates will follow signage to graduate staging area. Each graduate will be provided a bottle … 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 Community Connection, hosted by Ashly Mock and Sean Boyle … Read More

Swing Into Summer with Free Tickets to the St. Lucie Mets

Join us at Clover Park and enjoy a St. Lucie Mets game as we Swing Into Summer Reading! FREE tickets for all K-12 students and one guest thanks to St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce [tickets provided at the gate] FREE children’s books while supplies last, plus Meet community partners to learn about the resources they offer PLUS, stick around for the post-game kids run the bases For more information contact Children’s Services Council of St. Lucie County  

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 Boys and Girls Club, Club Cast with Marissa Gleockler. … Read More

St. Lucie Excels at Florida History Day

The annual Florida History Day state contest, sponsored by the Museum of Florida History, brought together young historians from across the state. The event was held in Tallahassee where students showcased their research, creativity, and passion for history while vying for a chance to advance to the national competition this summer.  14 students from St. Lucie County (Oak Hammock K-8, St. Lucie West K-8, Lincoln Park Academy, Southern Oaks Middle School, Southport Middle School, Fort Pierce Central High School, Treasure Coast High School, and Somerset College Preparatory Academy) presented to panels of judges at Tallahassee Community College on May 6th.  … 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 Speakers Bureau with Dr. Donna Mills and her guests … Read More

Submit your IRSC Promise Program Pledge by May 24, 2024

Attention 2024 graduating seniors from Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie County public or public charter high schools, as well as in-district approved homeschool graduates! Don’t forget that the deadline to submit your Promise Pledge is May 24, 2024. Seize the opportunity to earn your associate degree tuition-free by visiting promise.irsc.edu and submitting your Pledge before the deadline.

SLPS Wants to Hear from You!

Parents, we would like to know what you think! Please take a few minutes to complete the Family Survey posted on the homepage of the district website, https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/family-survey/. We greatly appreciate your participation and feedback, which will assist us with growth and improvement. Thank you! Family Survey offered in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole Student Survey for Grades 3-12 The window for the Spring surveys has been extended to April 30th. English – SPRING FAMILY SURVEY – Assessment & Accountability (stlucie.k12.fl.us) Spanish – SPRING Encuesta familiar de las escuelas públicas de St. Lucie Haitian Creole – SPRING Saint Lucie Public … 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 Sak Pase with Joelle Saint-Dic and her guests Michaelle Soliman … Read More

High School Art Show for St. Lucie County Students

St. Lucie County High School Juried Art Show May 3rd — May 10th Opening Night for the Public:  Friday, May 3rd 5:00-8:00 pm Participating Students from:  St. Lucie West Centennial, Fort Pierce Central, Lincoln Park Academy, Port Saint Lucie, Treasure Coast & Fort Pierce Westwood Academy St. Lucie County Schools District Office 9461 Brandywine Ln., Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986

SLPS & St. Lucie Public Library Art Project

On Friday, April 19th, students from St. Lucie West Centennial High School, St. Lucie West K-8, Northport K-8, Westgate K-8, and Rivers Edge Elementary came to the district office to participate in the creation of a permanent art installation on the new Port St. Lucie Library. The students worked with the artist Justin Shea to create Henri Matisse-inspired cut-outs which will be turned into mosaic tiles on the exterior of the new library.

2024 District Social Studies Fairs

Students across the county researched historical topics and public policy issues in their secondary social studies classrooms.  Schools selected their top projects to advance to the district competitions to represent their schools.  February 23rd was the 32nd annual History Day fair in which 93 middle and high school students were invited to the district office to showcase a historical research project.  Their topics aligned with this year’s national theme of Turning Points in History and were displayed in either an exhibit, website, documentary, performance, or research paper format.  On March 8th, 59 middle school Civics students were invited to the … Read More

Young Floridian Winners from Fort Pierce Westwood Academy

Congratulations to our Young Floridian Winners from Fort Pierce Westwood Academy! The Young Floridian Scholarship Ceremony was held this past Sunday, and Fort Pierce Westwood was able to snag 3 of the 10 categories as wins: Chelsea Gill – DRAMA Elania Guerro – HISTORY / SOCIAL STUDIES Chase Shingledecker – Mathematics / Technology  

SLPS at Safety Fest

Stop by and visit the SLPS booth at the 10th annual Safety Festival this Saturday, April 27th at Clover Park! This year’s event will continue to feature live demonstrations, Touch-A-Truck, giveaways, static displays, plenty of safety information, free kids zones, bounce houses and face painting. Learn more about the Safety Festival at: slcsafetyfest.com.

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 guests Michaelle Soliman … Read More

Submit Your Family Favorite Kid-Friendly Recipes

First Lady Casey DeSantis announced a new website to collect family-oriented, kid-friendly recipes for a project designed to benefit the Hope Florida Fund. She invites Floridians and parents from across the state to submit their favorite recipes. “In the DeSantis family, we love cooking with the kids,” said First Lady Casey DeSantis. “I am asking Floridians to share their favorite kid-friendly recipes to be included in a project that will benefit the Hope Florida Fund. The Governor and I look forward to submissions from parents and cooks in the Sunshine State.” Individuals interested in submitting a recipe can do so … Read More

SLPS Wants to Hear from You!

Parents, we would like to know what you think! Please take a few minutes to complete the Family Survey posted on the homepage of the district website, https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/family-survey/. We greatly appreciate your participation and feedback, which will assist us with growth and improvement. Thank you! Family Survey offered in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole Student Survey for Grades 3-12 The window for the Spring surveys will open on Monday, April 8th, and close on Friday, April 19th. English – SPRING FAMILY SURVEY – Assessment & Accountability (stlucie.k12.fl.us) Spanish – SPRING Encuesta familiar de las escuelas públicas de St. Lucie Haitian … Read More