Nicolas Suarez, a St. Lucie Public Schools high school student and Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) youth advocate, was named the South Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. This is one of the highest awards among the country’s top youth advocates working against tobacco. Nicolas was honored in Washington,…Details
We thank Stacy Donnelly, our Wellness Manager for helping St. Lucie Public Schools stay focused on healthier habits. At March’s School Board Meeting, Marsha Jaquays, Executive Director for the American Lung Association, presented the Silver Level Award to the School Board and Superintendent E. Wayne Gent on behalf of the Florida Tobacco Cessation Alliance. This…Details
It’s flu season, and working together there are some everyday preventive actions we can take to help slow the spread of germs that may offer some protection against the flu. Try to avoid close contact with sick people. If you or your child gets sick with flu-like illness, stay home for at least…Details
St. Lucie Public Schools has partnered with Healthy Schools – the nation’s largest school vaccine provider – to offer flu shots to your child during the school day. The copay is $0, so there is no cost to you. The CDC recommends a flu shot as your child’s #1 defense against the flu. Our district’s…Details
St. Lucie Public Schools is participating in the Healthy Schools flu vaccination program. Flu vaccinations will be provided to children while they are in school at no cost. Healthy Schools is scheduled to be at our schools during the week of October 17-20, 2017. If you would like your child to be vaccinated, please complete…Details
Palm Pointe’s National Junior Honor Society sponsored a food drive in the month of November for the Treasure Coast Food Bank and collected 802 pounds of food.
Way to go Rockets!
An article about the accomplishments of Southern Oaks Middle School food service assistant Patricia Johnson will be published in the Florida School Nutrition Association Magazine Fall edition. Ms. Johnson has worked with St. Lucie County Public Schools for five years. In 2008-2009, she successfully completed all requierements for the district’s Management Intern Program, in 2009-2010…Details
St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) reached a positive agreement with its Classroom Teachers Association (CTA) and Classified Unit (CU) partners on Tuesday, July 12th. Superintendent E. Wayne Gent stated, “This represents a true spirit of collaboration and trust. I commend our bargaining teams and the commitment of our School Board who have worked together to…Details
Students at Allapattah Flats K-8 did some mini force and motion investigations before their unit assessment. They were able to see the effect friction has on the distance of the toy school bus versus when they placed it on the tile. They were also able to see the more mass something has the more force it has…Details
In Mrs. Clarke’s eighth grade Earth and Space Science class, students apply knowledge they have acquired about atomic theory to create models of atoms using marshmallows and toothpicks! Students had to select an element of their choice form the periodic table, identify and calculate the amount of subatomic particles, select specific colors of marshmallows for…Details