Florida Family Engagement in Education Month is a time to celebrate the important role parents and families play in their children’s education. When schools work together with families to support learning, children are more motivated to succeed-not just in school, but throughout life.
Florida Fish and Wildlife (FWC) gave a presentation for second grade at Samuel Gaines Academy. Students learned about what these officers do, how they help the community, and how laws and consequences are carried out. Students were able to see a demonstration with the K-9, as well as, a close look at the trucks and…Details
St. Lucie Public Schools Superintendent E. Wayne Gent received notification from the Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS) that the District is recognized as a Florida Healthy School District for the period of 2016-2018. The Florida Coordinated School Health Partnership (CSHP) and Florida Action for Healthy Kids (FLAFHK) congratulated St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS)…Details
St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) is designated as a silver-level Florida Healthy School District for a second consecutive term. The Florida Partnership for Healthy Schools, Florida Action for Healthy Kids, Florida Association of District School Superintendents, and Florida Healthy Kids Corporation recognized the District’s honor during the December School Board Meeting. The criterion for recognition…Details
Cody Jennings and Alex Oravec, Lincoln Park Academy students, were recognized at the School Board Meeting as the Florida Junior Rookie of the Year for the NEED (National Energy Education Development) Project. Their project advisor was Marylou Jennings. Pictured are Chairman Debbie Hawley, Alex Oravec, Cody Jennings, and Superintendent Genelle Yost. Congratulations!
Each year, school districts and Florida citizens take time to recognize the programs, services and resources provided by school libraries. This celebratory month provides opportunities across the state to highlight school library contributions to Florida public education. Research studies conducted in 19 states, including Florida, have found that school library programs make a measurable difference…Details
Florida Prepaid College Foundation Launches Florida 529 Scholarship Program Board Removes Minimum Contribution * The Florida 529 Savings Plan Scholarship Program will award 10 winners a $529 Scholarship deposited into a Florida 529 Savings Plan account. * The scholarships are part of the Florida Prepaid College Foundation’s ongoing commitment to increase awareness about the importance…Details
As part of our commitment to your child’s education, we want to share with you information about the Florida Prepaid College Board’s Open Enrollment Period, the annual time when families can open Prepaid Plans. The Open Enrollment period ends February 28, and we wanted to ensure your family was aware of the opportunity to start…Details
Florida Prepaid College Plans offers five Prepaid tuition plans to fit a variety of budgets. Lock in tomorrow’s tuition costs with guaranteed plans starting at $47 per month. Enroll by February 28 to take advantage of those prices during the current Open Enrollment period, the annual time of year when families can start saving for…Details
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…Details