Tad Fisher of the Florida Tobacco Cessation Alliance presented St. Lucie Public Schools with the Silver Level Recognition for the Worksite Wellness Award for Comprehensive Tobacco Cessation Benefits. Stacy Jacobson, Wellness Manager and champion for healthy choices, submitted the application on behalf of SLPS. The award is based upon the Public Health Services Clinical Practice…Details
St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) bears the distinction of receiving a sizeable federal Magnet School Assistance Program Grant (MSAP) valued at 12.5 million dollars. The District’s winning grant proposal will transform the historic Fort Pierce Magnet School of the Arts (FPMSA), Samuel S. Gaines Academy (SGA), and Fort Pierce Westwood High School (FPWHS). All three schools…Details
Wear ORANGE to Stomp Out Bullying on Wednesday, October 24th. Stand with others on this day — National Unity Day.
Fairlawn Elementary School teacher Shirley Helton was recently presented with the 2012 “Excellence in Teaching History Award” for the state of Florida. This prestigious award is presented by the Florida Council for the Social Studies to recognize a teacher who encourages an appreciation and respect for history, involves students in the historical process, and evidences…Details
Fairlawn Elementary School fifth grade teacher Shirley Helton has been named the Distinguished Stock Market Challenge Advisor of the Year for the State of Florida for demonstrating excellence in teaching economics skills of free enterprise and financial literacy. Each year, the Florida Council on Economic Education and Publix Super Markets Charities recognize a Distinguished Stock Market Advisor…Details
The STAR program’s focus is to recognize employees for their behaviors, skills and actions that correlate with the District’s vision and acknowledge those who exemplify its core values. The St. Lucie School Board was very pleased to present the following employees with STAR Awards at this month’s School Board Meeting. Jennifer Glidden – Bayshore Elementary…Details
This month’s STAR Award nomination comes from the Office of Teaching and Learning in support of their colleagues who support the technical side of education. Congratulations to: Tammy Pinkston, Susanne (Sue) Smith, and Gloriann Villalpando Many people do not know what goes on behind the scenes to get all of our technology and…Details
Frances K. Sweet had their Shining Readers celebration to honor the fourth and fifth grade students that read 15 Sunshine Books and have earned 500 or more Reading Counts points.
St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office detectives spoke to parents at Floresta Elementary School recently about internet safety. Risky internet decisions while utilizing social media include socializing, downloading, posting photos, music, and games were discussed. Parents were made aware of the dangers of unknown friending, posting personal information, embarrassing or harassing people, sending provocative images, sharing…Details
Sheriff Mascara, deputies and firefighters along with School Board Member, Debbie Hawley, form a Kids at Hope Tunnel at Gaines Academy on the first day of school!