Mariposa’s Second Graders Study Antarctica

At Mariposa Elementary, Ms. Humphrey‘s second grade class recently created informational books on Antarctica and Emperor Penguins. The students created 3-dimensional penguins with baby chicks and a penguin rookery. Prior to this, they had a two-week unit and did research on the topic.  Cheyenne Anderson, Mia Avila, Gage Blaszka, Leonardo Calvillo, Arielle Cobb, Journey Davis,…

Better Speech and Hearing Month

During the month of May, Northport celebrates Better Speech and Hearing month.  We are so thankful for our very own speech and language therapists, Jennifer Carey and Nicole Sedan.  Speech and Language therapists are some of the unsung heroes that make a school a successful learning environment. School based Speech and Language Therapy addresses sound articulations, stuttering issues,…

Thank You for Our Books!

Northport K-8 School has been the fortunate recipient of the assistance and support of the First United Methodist Church of Port Saint Lucie.  The church and the school have joined mission statements and worked together for the good of the children of Northport and to benefit the community.  Northport is a Title I school with a 100% free…

LPA Creative Writer Wins at IRSC

Isabelle McConville represented Lincoln Park Academy in IRSC’s annual Creative Writing Contest. She won 1st place in the 10th grade category with her short story titled “When We Fall.” The award was presented at IRSC’s main campus during a reception for writers on March 30th. Isabelle is pictured with her Creative Writing teacher, Ms. Merritt.…

Mental Health Awareness

As a parent or caregiver, you want the best for your children or other dependents. You may be concerned or have questions about certain behaviors they exhibit and how to ensure they get help. What to Look For It is important to be aware of warning signs that your child may be struggling. You can play…

May ArtSpace Features Cobras

The Fort Pierce Branch Library’s ArtSpace features works by students from Fort Pierce Central High School on display during May. Showcasing two-dimensional works from students, several of these pieces were part of their senior portfolio. Inspired by contemporary and classical artists, the students’ work experiments with various lines, values and movements, creating incredibly intricate designs…

PSL Jaguar Battalion Field Day

Jaguar Battalion Field Day   Port St. Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion conducted their own field day on May 6, 2017. The JROTC unit uses field day as a way to reward the cadets for their hard work and achievements, as well as, to use the teamwork and leadership skills they learned in the program.…

Positive Partner for Vet Tech

Fort Pierce Westwood’s Veterinary Tech program welcomes CORE Contents Restoration’s partnership and support.  The company’s generous donation of supplies will support various activities within the Veterinary Tech program and will contribute to the fund raising efforts of an anesthesia machine. This purchase will help achieve the goal of opening a surgery center on campus to…

The King and I

Tickets are now on sale for the St. Lucie County School Board Summer Musical, “The King and I.” Show times: Wednesday, June 14th @ 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 15th @ 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 16th @ 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 17th @ 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 18th @ 2:00 p.m. & 7:00…

Naviance

Naviance is a comprehensive K-12 college and career readiness solution that helps SLPS students align strengths and interests to post-secondary goals, improve student outcomes, and connect learning to life.   Students easily navigate the web-based college and career readiness planning and tracking tools including: Self-discovery Assessments Goal-setting College Research Tools Course Planning Career Exploration Resources…

LPA Impresses at Leadership Conference

Members of the LPA Health Occupations Students of America, or HOSA Club, attended the 2017 State Leadership Conference in Orlando between April 7th and April 9th.  The Club was represented by Kassandra Sanz (senior),  Adriana Sanz (sophomore), Diana Ion (senior), Catiana Romain (senior) , and Club Advisor Mr. Sadlocha.  While there, Kassandra Sanz was recognized…

Summer Literacy Adventure

With summer fast approaching, we want to encourage schools, students and parents to prepare for the summer break by participating in this fun reading adventure. First Lady Ann Scott has pledged to read this summer, and you can too. Please join us in the Summer Literacy Adventure by pledging to read this summer. Click on…

Utility Box Art Blossoms in Fort Pierce

Student art is blossoming in Fort Pierce. As the project continues to grow throughout St. Lucie County, two of the latest utility boxes to boast of artwork by SLPS students can be found near 25th Street and Orange Avenue and Indian River Drive and Citrus Avenue.  The beauty of the artwork spread throughout the county…

Change of Command Ceremony

By: Sarai Narvaez The Port Saint Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion held their annual Change of Command Ceremony on April 26, 2017. The Change of Command Ceremony is a ceremony to pass the command from the current Battalion Commander to the incoming Battalion Commander. The key of the Change of Command is the passing of…

Northport Teachers Engage in Intensive Book Study!

Northport teachers are participating in an intensive book study led by Assistant Principal Meghan Drost using Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind. Teachers are learning and putting into action steps for making the teaching and learning experiences more real and authentic for our Title 1 school and for our students. “When teaching in a Title…