SLWK-8 Band Director Selected

Ms. Jennifer Rosser, the band director and music teacher at St. Lucie West K-8 School, was honored with the opportunity to be the clinician for the Heartland Middle School Honor Band of Highlands County recently. The honor band consisted of the best band students from nearly 11 middle schools of the surrounding cities in the…

SOMS Celebrates Crossing Guards

Southern Oaks Middle School PTO Parents, Principal Hargadine, and Mr. Gent Celebrate Crossing Guard Appreciation Day Southern Oaks Middle School PTO parents, Ms. Evans, Ms. Phillips, and Ms. Skinner happily pose with Principal Hargadine and Superintendent Gent as they await the arrival of Southern Oaks Middle School’s crossing guards: Dawn Weinkrantz, David Griffin, and Joyce…

Panther Rifle Team Success

The Panther Battalion Rifle Team swept the competition at the 5th Annual McNair Memorial Air Rifle Match. The veteran team of Alex Rediker, Tae Frazier, Kirmille Joseph and Jose Cristales retained the McNair Cup for the 4th year in a row, posting a score of 1,034 points to defeat six other veteran teams. Alex Rediker…

SAT Available to All SLPS Juniors

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) continues to open additional pathways to college success for more and more high school students.  On March 1, 2017, the District will launch its first SAT School Day, affording all juniors the opportunity to participate in SAT testing during the regular school day.  “We are always…

Literacy Week at SRE

      Parents, St. Lucie Sheriff’s officers, business leaders, and SLPS School Board members visited Savanna Ridge Elementary and read with students. Our students and Principal, Mrs. D’Jion Jackson-Harris, had a great time designing their “vocabulary hat” to encourage literacy and to use hands on creativity to learn new words. A few of our…

SGA Welcomes Dan Frank

Samuel Gaines Academy had the honor of having Mr. Dan Frank, executive director of schools for SLPS, as a guest speaker for the Speakers’ Bureau. Eighth graders had the opportunity to hear Mr. Frank’s story and his life’s struggles before he became an educator. All in an effort to help students understand the importance of…

Mr. Gatorade

On Tuesday January 31st, Lincoln Park Academy’s Caleb Pottorff was notified that he had be named “Gatorade Player of the Year for Cross Country.”   Caleb also won the “Mr. Cross Country” award from the Florida Dairy Farmers.

Congratulations to Caleb on his recent awards.

Jazz Bands from Palm Pointe Perform

On February 1st the Jazz Program from Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition sent two middle school jazz bands to the District 13 Florida Bandmasters Association Jazz Music Performance Assessment. As the only groups from St. Lucie County, they were proud to participate and represented our county with pride. Congratulations to them on two…

Celebrate Literacy Week

Bayshore Elementary School students participated in many events during Celebrate Literacy Week.  Students had the opportunity to learn about folktales and then watch them come to life with the actors from Riverside Theatre.  Students also celebrated their favorite books by dressing up as their favorite characters and vocabulary words and then participating in a school-wide parade. …

Bayshore’s Annual Literacy Night

Bayshore Elementary hosted its annual Literacy Night during Celebrate Literacy Week.  Students and families had a great time learning about literacy while participating in literacy games and activities.  Second grade student, Tyler Jennings, and his mom, Karen Jennings, worked together to set a literacy goal for Tyler while learning about additional resources at the event.