SGA Recycle Program

7th grade students at Samuel Gaines have started a recycling program. While conducting Project Citizen research, students discovered that Samuel Gaines did not have a recycling program and realized the effects on the environment.  Through the help of 7th and 8th grade teachers, they were able to start a recycling program partnering with Fort Pierce…

Northport Media Center Encourages Summer Reading!

Northport VPK-8 School Media Center is working with the Saint Lucie County Public Library System to help students and families achieve reading success, assist in helping to promote summer reading and to make reading and public library programming easily accessible while the school is closed for summer break. The Saint Lucie County Public Library offers…

Jaguars State Drill Meet

The Port Saint Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion traveled to Lakeland, FL to compete in the Florida State Final Drill Competition on April 16th.  Out of the 396 Army JROTC programs in the state of FL 108 schools qualified to compete at the state finals. The Jaguars competed in the following events: Female Color Guard,…

Congratulations to West Gate K – 8

Seventh graders in Mrs. Lauren Kappler’s West Gate K-8 Civics class won first place accolades in the St. Lucie Public Schools Project Citizen Showcase.  Their project entitled Don’t Panic will compete at the State level and is currently on display at the Capital where legislators will serve on judging panels for a final evaluation of…

LPA Creative Writers Win Honors in IRSC Contest

Congratulations to our Lincoln Park Academy students who placed in the annual Indian River State College Creative Writing Contest! Molly Thomas won 2nd place in the 10th grade category for her short story, “Bermuda Love Triangle.” Justin Heath won 3rd place in the 11th grade category for his short story, “Leviathan.” Lindsey Allgire won 2nd place…

Florida Science Olympiad

Congratulations Fairlawn Force Team! A group of Fairlawn students competed in the Florida Science Olympiad at Florida Atlantic University.  Science Olympiad is a competition open to middle and high school students with a separate competition for elementary students. The team participated in various hands-on, interactive, inquiry-based activities.  The students had to do science during the…

Fort Pierce Central Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Cobra’s Commit: Melissa Markowitz – Webber International University, Bowling; Alekzandria Primm – Brevard College in North Carolina, Soccer; Kenrick Mendez – Florida Memorial, Baseball; Kevin Markowitz – Webber International University, Bowling; Collin Sullivan – University of South Florida,  Baseball; Janelle Pierre-Louis – Rainey River Community College, Basketball; Charity Joseph – Rainey River Community College, Basketball;…

Southport Middle School Hosts the Hunger Games

Principal “Effie” Nicole Telese officiated Southport Middle School’s first annual Hunger Games Math Competition and Pep Rally. Tributes from 12 districts competed to be the first to solve and answer word problems that were displayed for the packed gymnasium. Each tribute was chosen to represent their district after the course of a week of classroom…

Fort Pierce Westwood Senior Wins $1,000 Grant

Nicole Thomas, a senior at Fort Pierce Westwood High School, received a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) grant from the National Future Farmers Association (FFA) for a Breeding gilt (a female pig that has not yet given birth). Nicole applied for the grant because she is starting to breed gilt’s for the local FFA and 4-H.…

Fort Pierce Westwood Teacher Receives National Recognition

Celestine Dorsey, a local teacher from Fort Pierce Westwood High school, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 21 NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops. The National Endowment for the Humanities is a federal agency that each year supports summer study opportunities so…

ArtWalk for Hope and Bingo for Books

River Edge Elementary hosted an ArtWalk for Hope and Bingo for Books Family Event on Thursday, April 7. Students created “hopeful” images on sidewalks around the entire school. From flowers to pizza to rainbows students were given creative freedom to share their ideas of HOPE. Parents came at 6 pm to take in all their…

White City Learns Electrical Safety

The kindergarten classes at White City Elementary have been studying community helpers. To culminate their units, students were visited by Leland Karlson, a Fort Pierce Utilities Authority employee. Mr. Karlson visited each classroom, and explained the dangers of playing with kites by electrical wires. He also told the students that they should report any wires…