Exceptional Performances by Concert Bands

Eleven concert bands from throughout St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) participated in the District 13 Concert Band Music Performance Assessments (MPAs) this past weekend. At this assessment, the ensembles perform on Stage 3 prepared numbers for three judges.  One selection must be a march.  Students leave the stage and go into the Sight Reading room. …

K – 8 Open Enrollment

CHOICE OPEN ENROLLMENT WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY (applies to in-zone and out-of-zone students) Kindergarten – 8th Grade: March 1 – 31 Open Enrollment and School Choice Questions and Answers If my children currently attend a school within my zone, has anything changed for them? No. The new law says my child can enroll in any school…

Star Awards

St. Lucie Public Schools staff members were celebrated at the February School Board Meeting for demonstrating exemplary customer service. Ana Fernandez (St. Lucie Elementary, Reception) Steve Devlin (WLX-TV, St. Lucie Public Schools Education Channel) Jaeda Williams (WLX-TV, St. Lucie Public Schools Education Channel) Stephen Tipton (WLX-TV, St. Lucie Public Schools Education Channel) Craig Jerome (WLX-TV,…

Bayshore’s Odyssey of the Mind Team Places Second

Bayshore Elementary’s Odyssey of the Mind Team competed on Saturday, February 25, and received 2nd place! The team created a humorous story about a family that brings home an “Odd-a-Bot.” Instead of being programmed to perform tasks, this Odd-a-Bot robot learned from watching others. The team designed an original robot character that demonstrated human characteristics…

A. White Selected to Serve as Page

Ariana White, an eighth grade student at Palm Pointe Educational Research School at Tradition, will serve as a Page for State Representative Gayle Harrell in the upcoming Legislative Delegation session in Tallahassee, March 6-10. The exciting news came in an acceptance letter from Clerk Portia Palmer of the Florida House of Representatives. As a participant…

High Impact Teachers Recognized by Florida Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart

St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) principals and select teachers received congratulatory notices from Florida Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart celebrating High Impact Teachers’ positive influence on student performance.  The identified teachers are recognized as having the highest impact in the entire state based upon a recent analysis of student performance on statewide standardized assessments. In…

African American Proclamation

Mr. Jeff Johnson, St. Lucie Public Schools 2016 Teacher of the Year, read the following Proclamation at the February Board Meeting designating February, 2017, as African American History Month. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF ST. LUCIE COUNTY Proclamation   WHEREAS: The School Board of St. Lucie County takes pride in joining Americans throughout the country and…

AT&T Donates $2,000

Mr. Ian Cotner, Regional Director for AT&T, presented a $2,000 check to the Education Foundation as part of the corporation’s effort to support STEM education and provide experimental learning opportunities for students.

The funds will be used to support Career and Technical Education and middle school drone programs.

 

Gold and Silver School Awards

The Florida Department of Education presents the Golden and Silver School Awards to recognize exemplary programs, which promote parent and community involvement in education. The Golden School Award recognizes elementary, secondary and adult schools that meet the following criteria: A minimum of 80 percent of the school staff participated in training related to school volunteerism.…