SLPS Kindergarten Round-Up Open Enrollment

Join us for our Kindergarten Round-Up at these dates and locations: Tuesday March 8 (9:00-3:00) | Queen Townsend Head Start Center ll 2202 Avenue Q., Fort Pierce, FL 34950 Wednesday March 9 (8:00-6:00) | St. Lucie Public Schools District Office 9461 Brandywine Lane, Port St. Lucie, Fl 34986 Thursday March 10 (9:00-3:00) | ALPI Child Development Center 198 Marion Ave., Port St. Lucie, FL 34983 Enroll Now!: https://bit.ly/3gVrLaM

IRSC Announces Free Tuition for St. Lucie County Students

On Thursday, March 3rd, Fort Pierce Central High School, along with Superintendent E. Wayne Gent, hosted IRSC, to announce the IRSC Promise Program. Now every 2022 graduate of a public or public charter high school in Martin, Indian River, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie counties can earn an IRSC Associate Degree at no tuition cost! Learn more at promise.irsc.edu.

SLPS Partners with Florida Community Health Centers to Offer COVID-19 Vaccinations for Students 5 Years of Age and Older

St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) is partnering with Florida Community Health Centers to provide Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations to students 5 years of age and older, their families, and district employees. Participants can reserve their spot by calling their desired clinic location. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent present to receive their vaccination. For more information, visit the SLPS website at https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/ Florida Community Health Centers consent form: https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/seasonal/COVID-19-Consent-Screening.pdf

SLPS Career and Technical Education and Economic Development Council Host Counselor’s Virtual Healthcare Session

St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) partnered with the Economic Development Council (EDC) as an initiative to continue our goals of communicating employment, post-secondary, and scholarship opportunities for our graduating students in St. Lucie Public Schools.  This virtual session featured Mr. Wayne Gent (SLPS Superintendent), Mr. Pete Tesch (EDC President), CareerSource Research Coast, Cleveland Clinic Tradition Hospital (Martin Health), Indian River State College, Keiser University, Lawnwood Medical Center & Heart Institute (HCA), and St. Lucie Medical Center (HCA).  The participants included SLPS counselors, graduation coaches, and medical educators.