Night of the Stars Winners Announced

On Saturday, February 10, education’s shining stars walked the red carpet during the annual St. Lucie County Education Foundation’s Night of the Stars gala.  This annual event was broadcast live from Lincoln Park Academy’s grand auditorium. Each of the St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) distinguished honorees representing their respective schools was recognized for outstanding service,…

Career and Tech Month

This month, the Florida Department of Education, students and educators are celebrating Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month with the 2018 theme, “Celebrate Today and Own Tomorrow.” “We are proud to offer Floridians a public education system that was designed to help students of all ages and backgrounds reach their academic and career goals,” said…

Teen Driver Challenge

Teen Driver Challenge When: Classroom – February 22 (Thursday) 5:30 – 8 p.m. Driving Range – February 24 (Saturday) 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Where:  St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office Training Room 4700 W. Midway Rd. Ft. Pierce, FL 34981 Contact Person: Carrie Fage Training Unit (772) 462.3607 The Teen Driver Challenge is an effective program providing information and…

Take Charge of Your Future

Don’t miss an opportunity on February 22nd to learn about and gather resources for career opportunities within the community. Speak with career counselors about adult and vocational programs as well as options for personal career planning. This is a FREE event at Lawnwood Elementary School on Thursday, February 22nd from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm.…

Flu – A Guide for Parents

It’s flu season, and working together there are some everyday preventive actions we can take to help slow the spread of germs that may offer some protection against the flu.   Try to avoid close contact with sick people.   If you or your child gets sick with flu-like illness, stay home for at least…

St. Lucie Speaks…and Listens

One hundred ninety early childhood educators laughed and learned at the “St. Lucie Speaks…and Listens” Conference at Fort Pierce Central High School on Saturday, February 3, 2018. The conference was presented by ALPI-Head Start, Early Learning Coalition of SLC, Children’s Services Council, St. Lucie County Education Foundation and St. Lucie Public Schools. The conference’s keynote…

Business Meets Education for Breakfast

Fort Pierce Central High School’s culinary chefs prepared and served area business leaders a delicious breakfast at the Chamber of Commerce Business & Education Breakfast sponsored by the St. Lucie County Education Foundation! At this quarterly breakfast, attendees also enjoyed tours of Fort Pierce Central’s career and technical academies,thus providing a closer look at what…

Featured Artist Thomas H. Lewis

Tallahassee-based artist Thomas H. Lewis aims to create one-of-a-kind colorful, detailed, complex and exciting works of stained glass art that capture and translate images in a manner that reflects the reality, emotion and true nature of the subject being presented. Lewis has worked in the medium of stained glass for more than 23 years. His…

Local Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced

Three teachers were named as finalists for St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) Teacher of the Year during surprise announcements on Monday, January 22nd.  Luca Bradley (Fort Pierce Central High School), Luke Hall (Treasure Coast High School), and Samantha Lamora (Savanna Ridge Elementary School) reveled in the news from delegates representing SLPS, School Board, St. Lucie…

Help Protect Yourself and Others From the Flu

Click on the link below for a short and informative video on how you can protect yourself and others from the flu this season.  There is also a trivia game (“Just the Vax”) to test your knowledge about vaccines, their history, and value in the fight against the flu. There’s more! Check it out. http://www.preventchildhoodinfluenza.org/keep-flu-out-of-school/students…

Take the Billion Step Challenge

Help support Healthy St. Lucie Coalition, a project focused on promoting health where we live, learn, work, and play. The 2018 Billion Step Challenge is open to anyone who lives in the County. Think about linking a wearable activity tracker device to your “Walker Tracker” account. If you are interested in participating as an individual…

February Is Heart Month

The perfect gift this Valentine’s Day is the gift of heart health. Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks American Heart Month, a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of heart health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women.1…

February is Black History Month

Black History Month is celebrated every February and is a time set aside to learn about the accomplishments, culture, and contributions of African Americans. Black History Month 2018 Theme Since 1976, every American president has designated February as Black History Month and endorsed a specific theme. The Black History Month 2018 theme, “African Americans in…