Westwood Panther Battalion Color Guard

The Panther Battalion Color Guard was invited to present the colors at the “Lights on After School Event.” The purpose of the event was to inform parents and students about various after school activities in the area. C/SGT Barnhill, C/SGT Scanlan, C/PFC Flores, C/PVT Warner, and C/PVT Clayton all attended the event. Various other organizations…

Northport Unites to Honor Veterans Day!

Northport welcomed twelve local veterans into the school media center recently to honor Veterans Day and to teach students about words with very important meanings like service, sacrifice, integrity, grit, and commitment. The group of veterans are an integral part of the fabric of Northport and they bring their very important message to the children…

St. Lucie Soars Take-Off Ceremony

St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) recently hosted the St. Lucie Soars Take-off Ceremony — an event held at the Treasure Coast International Airport in a BEDE AERO Southeast hanger.  The event, supported by community leaders, served to kick-off the kindergarten through third grade early literacy initiative and highlight the importance of reading. St. Lucie Soars…

DCEC – Speakers Bureau

The Speakers Bureau Special Guest at Dale Cassens Educational Complex was Mr. Octavius Robinson, a Teacher on Special Assignment (TSA) for St. Lucie County Public Schools.  Mr. Robinson told the students that DCEC was the first school he ever taught at when he became a teacher in 2007.  At the time he taught science and…

Speakers Bureau – PACE

The students and staff at the Pace Center for Girls welcomed Mrs. Wydee’a Wilson, the Chief Probation Officer for Circuit 19, and radio host for the Pay It Forward show on 104.5 the Flame as a guest speaker in the Speakers Bureau series.  Mrs. Wilson used her presentation to educate, motivate, and empower.  She opened…

DMMS Speakers Bureau

The Speakers Bureau Special Guest at Dan McCarty Middle School was Joseph Dillard, a consultant, author, and motivational speaker. Mr. Dillard shared in depth his testimony, and a story of triumph, persistence, tenacity, and willingness. Questions he would ask himself when he was younger included: “How can I survive in a world that’s so cold…

Pumpkin Patch – WCE

Students from White City Elementary in Mrs. Buescher’s kindergarten class were able to observe various types of pumpkins and gourds.  Miss Kitty read them a story and students were able to tell the events that happened in the correct order.  She then cut a pumpkin open and the students could explore the inside.  The students were…

Gaines AVID @ Staple Center

On Saturday, November 5th, Gaines Academy AVID students went to the Amway Center, where they spent the day hearing speakers who participated in the AVID program through high school and how AVID prepared them for college and their current roles with the Orlando Magic. In addition to these speakers, co-founder and Magic Executive Pat Williams…

Southport Middle School Sixth Grade Retreat

Southport’s sixth graders recently enjoyed an engaging, positive, and busy day at their second annual 6th Grade Student Retreat. Students began the day all together in the gym giving positive affirmations to each other in an unusual twist of musical chairs. They were next split into small groups with adult team leaders and sent out…

Ed Foundation Gala

Thank you, St. Lucie Education Foundation! The 17th Annual Evening for Education Fundraising event at the Pelican Yacht Club was a great success.
 
The Education Foundation believes that public education is essential to the well-being of our community, and its mission is “to promote, encourage and recognize excellence in public education.”

OHK-8 Promotes Bullying Prevention

Oak Hammock K-8 School Promotes Bullying Prevention with a Bulletin Board Decorating Contest! October was National Bullying Prevention Month. To celebrate, each elementary grade group and middle school team at Oak Hammock K-8 School participated in a bulletin board decorating contest with a theme of Bullying Prevention. The winners of the contest are:   Elementary…