Here Comes the Bus App for Parents

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL – St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) is extending the adoption of an innovative mobile device app and website entitled Here Comes the Bus.  Five more schools are coming on board with this user friendly tool that allows parents and authorized caregivers to view the real-time location of their child’s school bus…

Student Perks Brewing Up Business

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL – A work skills opportunity that began percolating last year for students in the St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) Exceptional Student Education (ESE) program is brewing again this year with bold expectations.  On Tuesday, November 28, the student-run enterprise known as Student Perks will begin selling coffee, pastries, fresh fruit, and…

Albritton Earns Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) Credential

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – Kimberly Albritton was recently notified by the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) that she has earned the Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) credential.   Albritton, St. Lucie Public Schools coordinator for business services, was among 82 professionals who successfully completed the CPPB examination.  Initially established in 1979 as the…

Three Area Schools Distinguished

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Lincoln Park Academy, Palm Point Research School at Tradition, and West Gate K-8, have been distinguished by the Florida’s State Board of Education as Schools of Excellence. To be eligible, schools must have an A or a B for each of the last three years and rank in the 80th percentile…

Seal Is First SLC Administrator to Receive Florida Music Association Secondary Administrator of…

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Treasure Coast High School Principal Susan Seal is the distinguished recipient of the Florida Music Education  Association (FMEA) Secondary Administrator of the Year award – the first St. Lucie County administrator in the organization’s 27-year history to receive this honor.   According to TCHS Band Director Luke Hall, Seal is an avid…

Afterschool Activities Are in the Spotlight

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – St. Lucie Public Schools unites with other communities across the nation for a two-day spotlight on afterschool programs and activities during the 3rd annual Lights On Afterschool showcase.  Over 30 program coordinators from across St. Lucie County representing a variety of interests from academic and athletic to artistic will rally for…

VALUE PLACED ON INSTRUCTIONAL TIME

St. LUCIE COUNTY – According to St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) District officials, students and staff will recoup valuable instructional time lost during Hurricane Irma. On September 27, 2017, the early dismissal schedule reverts back to a regular school-day schedule, and the October 27, 2017 student holiday now becomes a regular school day as well.…

Local Educator Receives Elementary Economics Teaching Award And Is Invited to Present Best…

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Jacqueline Baptiste-Harris, a first grade teacher at Village Green Environmental Studies School, is making a difference that “exemplifies the importance of economic and financial education critical to students’ future success,” according to the Council for Economic Education. This accolade was paired with the announcement that she is a recipient of the…