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

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

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

Commissioners Academic Challenge

Congratulations to Coach Stephen Maxwell and the Treasure Coast Academic Team for winning the District Commissioners Academic Challenge on January 19th. Team St. Lucie will be heading to the Loews Pacific Royal Resort in Universal Orlando to compete at the State Academic Championship April 11-13th.

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

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

SLPS Breaks Ground on New Fort Pierce Westwood Academy High School

On Friday, January 19, St. Lucie Public Schools Superintendent, School Board Members, and special guests broke ground on the site of the new Fort Pierce Westwood Academy High School.   Superintendent Dr. Jon R. Prince was joined by Board Chairman Debbie Hawley, Board Vice Chairman Jack Kelly, and Board Members Dr. Donna Mills, Jennifer Richardson, and Troy Ingersoll. Several notable guest speakers and community members were in attendance including Deputy Superintendent Dr. Helen Wild, Principal David Alfonso, former Superintendent Mr. E. Wayne Gent, former Board Member Dr. Samuel S. Gaines, County Commissioner Cathy Townsend, and Fort Pierce Mayor Linda Hudson … Read More

St. Lucie Public Schools Open Enrollment

Open enrollment is now available for incoming Kindergartners, 6th graders who are not enrolled in a K8, and new students to the District. ROUND ONE | January 2-31 ROUND TWO | March 1-31 Visit Student Assignment for additional information and enroll today!

November Board Meeting Recognitions

Congratulations to those who received recognition during the November 14th board meeting! The St. Lucie County Fire Department, the Fort Pierce Police Department, the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Department Athletic League,  and St. Lucie Public Schools received a share of $500,000 from the consortium of the Florida Education Foundations to improve student resiliency.   Keith Davis, Principal of Samuel S. Gaines Academy | Principal of the Year   Ayesha Boria, Assistant Principal of Southern Oaks Middle School | Assistant Principal of the Year   Amelia Sides, Palm Pointe, 7th Grade  | Art in the Capitol Contest Winner Morningside Elementary  | The … Read More

SLPS Named ‘Best Places to Work’ for Seventh Straight Year

With over 5,000 employees, St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) was recognized as one of St. Lucie County’s Best Places to Work. This is the seventh year in a row that the School District has received this honor in the “Extra Large Employer” (over 500 employees) category. Winning the distinction of Best Places to Work for the District was determined by several factors including; a low employee turnover rate and a 96% teacher retention rate, salary increases which resulted in over 900 employees receiving an average raise of 16.1%, a 99% fill rate on the first day of school for teaching … Read More

SLPS Hosts MSAP Expo

St. Lucie Public Schools is hosting a MSAP Magnet Schools Expo on Wednesday, November 8. This event will be held at the SLPS District Office. Students with last names beginning with A-L | 5-6 PM Students with last names beginning with M-Z | 6-7 PM