Licensed Teen Drivers Can Take “Teen Driver Challenge” To Improve Their Skills

St. Lucie County licensed teen drivers can improve their defensive driving skills  by taking the “Teen Driver Challenge” on January 24 and 26, according to Sheriff Ken  J. Mascara. “The number one killer of American teenagers is car crashes,” said Sheriff Mascara. “That is why the Sheriffs of Florida developed the Teen Driver Challenge Program.”…

Technology Tuesdays

Are you a classroom teacher that is interested in learning about the Microsoft Office tools available to utilize in your classroom? Would you like to become Microsoft Innovative Educator certified? If so, Technology Tuesdays is for you! Tech Tuesday will take place every other Tuesday beginning January 29 via Skype. A quick orientation will be…

WLX-TV Programs

You can watch an all new Notebook hosted by Jane Whitaker on YouTube. Also, you can watch a new #BuildAFuture – Career and Technical Education hosted by Leinitia Robinson along with a new Speakers Bureau featuring Dr. Rafael Sanchez on YouTube and television. While you’re there subscribe to our channel, then head over to Facebook…

The Arts Are Alive in Education!

Creative Arts Academy of St. Lucie (CAST) is a K-8 Creative Arts Magnet School where students thrive academically and artistically through participation in visual and graphic arts, dance, vocal and instrumental music, drama, and musical theater.

Click on the link below to read an article about the school’s performing arts hall.

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Save the Date – Links to Literacy

It is not too early to mark your calendar and save the date for this year’s Links to Literacy Early Childhood Conference! Saturday February 2, 2019 8:30-2:30 *Registration Begins January 7th (details to follow) Location: Fort Pierce Central High School 4101 S. 25th Street Fort Pierce   Addressing the Language and Literacy Domain of the…

Oath of Office

St. Lucie Public Schools is proud to announce that on November 20, 2018, School Board Attorney Dan Harrell swore into office three re-elected School Board Members. The District welcomes the continued leadership of Debbie Hawley (District 1), Dr. Donna Mills, (District 3) and Troy Ingersoll (District 5). The three Board Members unite with members Carol…

Gracepacks Donations

St. Lucie Public Schools is a proud sponsor for Gracepacks this Holiday season! Please consider donating food items to this organization in support of the weekend food backpack program. With your support and generosity, the goal this Holiday season is to provide over 1,000 pounds of food items! Food collections will run through December 12th.…

Recycle and Create Buddy Benches

Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful and the City of Port St. Lucie in partnership with several City departments (Communications Department, Neighborhood Services Department, the Port St. Lucie Police Department, and the Utilities Department), Waste Pro, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and St. Lucie Public Schools kicked off the Buddy Bench project! Three local…

WLX-TV The Education Channel

Tune in to The Education Channel (WLX-TV) where you can watch an all new Eye on St. Lucie hosted by Kerry Padrick on YouTube. Also, you can watch a new Que Pasa hosted by Linda Tapia along with a new Community Connections hosted by Sean Boyle and Ashley Mock on YouTube and television. While you’re…

Celebrate Literacy Week – Early Literacy

Celebrate Literacy Week: January 28 – February 1, 2019 The Just Read, Florida! Office and the Florida Department of Education (FDOE), in partnership with other FDOE offices, the Office of Early Learning (OEL), school districts, early learning coalitions and numerous other state agencies, are pleased to announce the 11th annual statewide Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!…

Sheriff Commendations

Congratulations to Allison Goldsmith from Fairlawn Elementary who was recognized by the Sheriff for her quick action in coming to the aid of her fellow classmate and to the members of the School Security Work Group, a collaborative team working to support safe schools. Allison Goldsmith (7:48) School Security Work Group (39:20)   Awards Ceremony…

Local Airport – A Great Landing for Skilled Trades

Exciting projects are underway at St. Lucie County’s Airport. Superintendent E. Wayne Gent and others participated in a groundbreaking event for the MRO (Maintenance, Rehab, and Overhaul) Hangar.  This facility will have the capability to house full-size jetliners for maintenance and overhaul — very positive for our county and for students working toward aligned industry…

Ortiz Recognized for Excellence

Carmen Ortiz, Risk Management Specialist for St. Lucie Public Schools, bears the distinction of this year’s Outstanding Risk Manager in the Employer category. The news came at the 7th annual IN TOUCH Excellence Awards Gala. The award recognizes outstanding performance in the workers’ compensation industry. “I’m just so honored,” said Ortiz. “I love what I…

Student Art, 3D, Photography, and Video Contest

RULES, GUIDELINES AND PRIZE AMOUNTS STUDENTS PARTICIPATING MUST COMPLY WITH THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES: THEME: All artwork, 3D sculptures, photographs or video should focus on the corner-stones of representative government, Free Speech, Free Press and Free Society and how these rights ensure “the blessings of liberty for ourselves and our posterity.“ Artwork needs to be on…

Hop Aboard a Virtual Reality School Bus

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL – St. Lucie Public Schools welcomes the arrival of an innovative mobile classroom scheduled to stop by four school sites so students, teachers, and community members can discover how hundreds of K-12 school districts, universities and medical schools are effectively incorporating virtual reality into their lesson plans and curriculum. On Thursday,…