As a way to help out a Palm Pointe family who recently lost their home due to an electrical fire an eighth grade teacher,Kris Demarais volunteered to have his head shaved. A school wide fundraiser was set up to help the family. Students were asked to bring in whatever money they had to give to…Details
St. Lucie Public Schools Student Services, Exceptional Student Education, and FDLRS Division recently completed a two-month campaign to support Grace Packs. With a focus of bringing in food items each Friday during the months of November and December, the Division managed to fill numerous Grace Packs boxes with food item donations that help support families…Details
St. Lucie Public Schools’ 2013 School Related Employee of the Eric Henik has been named one of five finalists for the state school-related employee award. This employee group awards support personnel in such school operations as finance, food services, maintenance, transportation, clerical and office support, student assignment and instructional technology. The state winner will be…Details
The EDC is pleased to announce Alto “Bud” Adams, Jr., Mike Brown, Sr. and Kathryn Hensley, have been selected as finalists for the prestigious Pete Hegener Leadership Award.
The Hepatitis A vaccine is free for children through the Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County “Vaccines For Children” program. For information, please call the Department of Health at 772-462-3800 for an appointment.
St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) offers an innovative mobile app — Here Comes the Bus. This FREE app is a user friendly tool that allows parents and authorized caregivers to view the real-time location of their child’s school bus on a smartphone, tablet or computer. Here Comes the Bus app is free and enables parents…Details
St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) is extending the adoption of an innovative mobile device app and website entitled Here Comes the Bus. Five more schools are coming on board with this user friendly tool that allows parents and authorized caregivers to view the real-time location of their child’s school bus on a smartphone, tablet or…Details
Heroes come in all ages. On August 20th, Allison Goldsmith, a fourth grader at Fairlawn Elementary School, saved a fellow student who was choking during lunch. Deputy Rue, the school’s resource officer, witnessed the quick and positive action of Allison as she attended to her friend by patting her on the back until the food…Details
St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) Superintendent E. Wayne Gent posed the question to students in Mrs. Myers’ 3rd grade Bayshore Elementary School classroom, “What did you do this summer?” What he heard from eight-year-old Christine Regina was a heroic recount of this young student’s quick thinking that helped save a young boy from drowning. …Details
Award-winning teacher, author, and speaker Ron Clark engaged new STEM and Arts magnet school staffs during his dynamic and interactive kick-off presentation at the Creative Arts Academy of St. Lucie (CAST). Faculty and staff from CAST, Samuel S. Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies, and Fort Pierce Westwood High School gathered for Clark’s message and held on…Details