Education Foundation of St. Lucie County

Thom Jones, Executive Director of the Education Foundation of St. Lucie County, provided an end of year update to the School Board. The St. Lucie County Education Foundation was founded in 1990 as a non-profit, tax-exempt organization whose purpose is to support the teachers and students of the St. Lucie County School District through programs…

August STAR Awards

Martha Taylor – Job Coach SLPS Martha was nominated for her work with Student Perks, a coffee cart that is at the SLC Board of County Commissioners Building as well as at the Port St. Lucie City Hall Building. She has worked tirelessly to provide this wonderful opportunity for the students to learn job skills. …

Partnership with School Board Celebrated

Pete Tesch and Jill Marasa from Economic Development Council, Rich Kolleda from Workforce Readiness Taskforce, and Brian Bauer from CareerSource Research Coast thanked the School Board for supporting this summer’s Boot Camps and acknowledged the positive partnership that they have with SLPS. Ready to Work Boot Camps were established at the request of manufacturers and…

St. Lucie Public Schools Teachers Recognized as Microsoft Innovator Educator Experts for 2019-2020

St. Lucie County, FL – Laurie Boyer and Julia Hilburn, St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) teachers, have been selected as Microsoft Innovator Educator (MIE) Experts for 2019-2020.  Chief Academic Officer Dr. Helen Wild explained that her team was delighted to learn of the recognition.  “Laurie and Julia are the digital trendsetters in our district. It’s…

Community Support

The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. supported Dan McCarty Middle School staff during pre-school week and have adopted the Eagles for the 2019-2020 school year.

Community support is beneficial to the overall success of students, teachers, and the community.

Northport K-8 School Opens With a Flourish!

What a smooth opening day at Northport K-8 School. The teachers greeted their new students and parents with smiles, hugs, and high fives. Many thanks to community partners for coming to Northport to welcome parents and families. Their support is vital for a successful school year. Thanks to Vietnam Veterans, Chapter 566; 1 PSL Baptist…

CTE Summer PD

CTE educators completed professional development focused on robotics and photonics with IRSC and Best Practices for industry certifications with  Certiport representatives. They were also provided with the opportunity to take industry certification exam(s).

Kindergarten Enrollment

Is your student enrolled in kindergarten?  The start of an exciting school year is just around the corner, and registration is easy through the St. Lucie Public Schools on-line registration portal. You can register your child any day of the week or any time of the day.  Go to www.stlucieschools.org and click the “Register for…

Lego Robotics and Coding Camp

St. Lucie County’s Oxbow Eco-Center 2019 Summer Camps were full of adventure. Children ages 8-12 participated in a Lego Robotics and Coding Camp. Using Lego Mindstorm EV-Three and We-Do kits, children worked in teams to complete animal and nature themed science experiments with robotics and coding. Some campers recognized similar problem solving experiments in STEM…

Expo Coming Soon

Mark your calendar for the 2019 Back-to-School Non-profit Expo at Grace Way Village. When: Thursday, August 1, from 11 am to 3 pm. Grace Way Village is one of many non-profits looking forward to supporting teachers in their efforts to care for our community’s children! There are many non-profit organizations in the area that can…

Beta Club Award

Fort Pierce Central High School student Valerie Collins won 4th place for poetry in the National Beta Club competition in Oklahoma! Valerie was joined by thousands of other students at the 2019 National Convention for Beta Clubs around the world.  This convention offers a unique experience for Beta members to gather and collaborate on project…

Wildlife Biology Bootcamp

St. Lucie Public Schools students started their summer learning as they took part in the Oxbow Eco-Center’s “Wildlife Biology Bootcamp.” Students had the opportunity to learn what it takes to be a real scientist by joining in field studies alongside local biologists. Students experienced what science looks like out in nature as they explored the…

Summer Meals Program

St. Lucie Public Schools will participate in the Summer Food Service Program during the months of June and July.  Nutritionally balanced meals will be provided to all children regardless of race, color, sex, disability, age or national origin during summer vacation when school breakfasts and lunches are not available.  At open sites, all children, 18…

NEED Awards

Students from Morningside Elementary traveled to Washington, DC for the NEED Youth Awards conference and were awarded the 2019 Elementary School of the Year at the State level and a 2019 National Finalist Award. Their project was focused on the theme of Kids Teaching Kids About Energy. While at the conference, the students enjoyed meeting…

Presentation Of Colors

Fort Pierce Central High School’s JROTC presented colors at the Fort Pierce Farmers Market to celebrate the upcoming 4th of July holiday. The color guard marched onto the square while the National Anthem played. Afterwards, they presented the colors.