Knights of Columbus Supports Mariposa Elementary’s Grace Packs

The Knights of Columbus Council #12159, from Holy Family Catholic Church, had fundraising events to raise money for Mariposa Elementary’s Grace Packs Program. The Grace Packs mission is to provide weekly food packages for students in need. The men hosted four fish bakes, welcoming many from the church and community to a delicious meal; their wives baked homemade desserts and accepted extra donations to raise $1,000 to support children who need food at Mariposa Elementary. Bill Kicker, one of the Knights, said they feel like it is their mission to partner with Mariposa Elementary to feed hungry children. Knights, Bill Kicker, Fred Daniels, and … Read More

Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History

St. Lucie Public Schools students participated at the Florida History Fair in Tallahassee. This year’s theme was Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History. Next year’s theme is Taking a Stand in History. The students are already discussing possible topics on their bus ride home.

SLWCHS HOSA Students Earn Top Fundraising Award for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

SLWCHS HOSA Chapter is thrilled to announce the results of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society fundraising for the 2015-2016 school year has been posted.  LLS is the HOSA National Service Project and all HOSA chapters participate in raising funds and raising awareness each year for the chosen charity. During this year’s Student Series Programs, nearly 26,000 schools—-a quarter of all schools across the country—engaged in meaningful service, leadership and helped save lives! Thanks to these efforts and to the teachers, parents, and communities that support these extraordinary students, LLS is able to help blood cancer patients and their families. A world without blood cancers is the LLS goal,   and the millions … Read More

Northport Third Grade Teachers Celebrate “Big Heroes!”

Each year, every Northport student participates in the Young Author’s program. The program is a wonderful opportunity for students to demonstrate that each can use the complete writing process effectively. Writing and editing the books and then publishing the final, revised book is a commitment to engaged learning. The Young Author’s writing process focuses directly on student curriculum for all grade levels in English/Language Arts and reading. Standards are applied to student organization, draft, reflection, revision, correction and then finally, publication and presentation. Working on the Young Author’s is common ground for all grade levels and a terrific platform for … Read More

Frances K Sweet Law Poster Winner

Ruben Medina, second grader at Frances K Sweet, won $75.00 for his law poster, for the 12th Annual Law Day Reception and Art Contest. Mrs. Cary Schott is so proud of her art students.

Palm Pointe at State History Fair

Middle School students from Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition are in Tallahassee, Florida representing the school at the State History Fair.  So proud of our Palm Pointe Rockets.  Pictured are from left, Nic Young, Megan Audette, Beth Casey, Natalie Ruppert, Tiana Qubain and Ariadna Hiller.

Florida Prepaid College Foundation Launches Florida 529 Scholarship Program

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 of saving for college through the Florida 529 Savings Plan. * For the first time ever, the Florida Prepaid College Board has removed the minimum contribution to open a Florida 529 Savings Plan, opening the door for more families to save for college. * Florida … Read More

Academic Team Competes In State Competition

ST. LUCIE COUNTY – St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) Academic Challenge Team was quick on the buzzer and correct when answering questions that would stump most individuals.  With a strong showing in the preliminary rounds of the 31st Annual Commissioner’s Academic Challenge competition, SLPS’s team qualified for the semi-final rounds and finished fifth overall in their division.  Teams from across Florida gathered at the Grand Floridian Resort at Walt Disney World for this annual academic statewide event. Makeda Brome coached the five-member team that included Geoffrey Zheng (LPA), Mali Kaminaga (LPA), Carlos Arce (LPA), Jared Diago (Westwood), and Dominick Kehoe … Read More

Students’ Project Develops and Takes Flight

FORT PIERCE, FL – Students in Mrs. Brandifino’s pre-kindergarten class at Lawnwood Elementary delighted in releasing butterflies into the school’s butterfly garden.  As a springboard for their unit of study, the young scholars learned about the animals’ development and nutritional needs as they morphed from egg, to larva, to pupa, to graceful adult butterfly.  Students clapped and cheered as the butterflies made their way from the butterfly cage to settle on nearby flowers and trees. Mrs. Brandifino is one of five teachers in SLPS who supports a structured early learning educational program for students who are 3 and 4 years … Read More

White City Wildcats Raise Money for March of Dimes

Students in all grades at WCE chipped in their quarters, nickels, dimes, and pennies to help the charitable organization (The March of Dimes). The March of Dimes uses funds collected to fund research to help prevent premature births. We are so proud of all who contributed!

SLW Centennial’s Eagles Nest Preschool is Awarded $1000 Grant Through Wells Fargo

The Eagles Nest Preschool is the recipient of $1000 grant awarded by Wells Fargo Bank. Wells Fargo’s Community Connection Grant Program is an annual program where each of the company’s retail banking stores and Business Banking teams explore the needs of their local communities and select a nonprofit organization or school to receive a $1,000 grant.  This year, Wells Fargo will award more than $600,000 in grants to 600-plus nonprofit organizations and schools throughout Florida. The grants are part of the company’s broader support of its communities. In 2015, Wells Fargo invested more than $12 million in nonprofit organizations and … Read More

REE Feels the Love Producing Lion King Kids

BRAVO to Mrs. Martinkovic, REE’s Music Teacher, and the entire cast and crew of The Lion King Kids production!!! Everyone did an amazing job. You could feel the love and outright fun they were having!!! With parents and staff coming together to bring their students to rehearsals, sew costumes, make and paint props, paint faces, volunteer during the shows, and support the production wholeheartedly – it was a true school-wide event. REE is thankful to the Lincoln Park Academy students who helped direct rehearsals and run back stage, especially Tiffany Gardner, who acted as assistant director. The Savanna Club Theater was the perfect place … Read More

2016 Commencement Schedule

St. Lucie Public Schools Spring 2016 Commencement Schedule Tuesday, May 17, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. – Port St. Lucie High School Wednesday, May 18, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. – Treasure Coast High School Thursday, May 19, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. – Lincoln Park Academy Friday, May 20, 2016 – 7:00 p.m. – St. Lucie West Centennial High School Saturday, May 21, 2016 – 8:00 a.m. – Ft. Pierce Westwood High School Saturday, May 21, 2016 – 1:00 p.m. – Ft. Pierce Central High School Tuesday, May 24, 2016 – 2:00 p.m. – Mosaic Digital Academy Tuesday, May 24, 2016 – … Read More

Friends and Trustees of the Rupert J. Smith Law Library Celebrate Law Day 2016

The 2016 Law Day Art Contest was open to all St. Lucie County students. The theme, Miranda: More than Words,  encouraged students to explore the protections afforded to all by the U.S. Constitution, learn how these rights are protected by the courts, and determine why they are essential to our liberty. This commemorated the 50th anniversary of the case, Miranda vs. Arizona. Students discussed the Supreme Court case and the importance of the Miranda Warning. They experimented with medium and worked with sketches to illustrate their interpretation of the Miranda Warning. The awards for the 2016 Law Day Contest were … Read More

Culinary Students Serve

Chef Folker Raynolds of Ballantrae Counrty Club supported a collaborative opportunity on Cinco de Mayo for St Lucie Public Schools culinary students to cook, serve, and speak about their programs!    

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