ST. LUCIE COUNTY – St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) continues to open additional pathways to college success for more and more high school students. On March 1, 2017, the District will launch its first SAT School Day, affording all juniors the opportunity to participate in SAT testing during the regular school day. “We are always…Details
Parents, St. Lucie Sheriff’s officers, business leaders, and SLPS School Board members visited Savanna Ridge Elementary and read with students. Our students and Principal, Mrs. D’Jion Jackson-Harris, had a great time designing their “vocabulary hat” to encourage literacy and to use hands on creativity to learn new words. A few of our…Details
Samuel Gaines Academy had the honor of having Mr. Dan Frank, executive director of schools for SLPS, as a guest speaker for the Speakers’ Bureau. Eighth graders had the opportunity to hear Mr. Frank’s story and his life’s struggles before he became an educator. All in an effort to help students understand the importance of…Details
On Tuesday January 31st, Lincoln Park Academy’s Caleb Pottorff was notified that he had be named “Gatorade Player of the Year for Cross Country.” Caleb also won the “Mr. Cross Country” award from the Florida Dairy Farmers.
Congratulations to Caleb on his recent awards.
On February 1st the Jazz Program from Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition sent two middle school jazz bands to the District 13 Florida Bandmasters Association Jazz Music Performance Assessment. As the only groups from St. Lucie County, they were proud to participate and represented our county with pride. Congratulations to them on two…Details
Congratulations to Malik Mosley and Keionte Blackwood on their signing acceptance to Albany State University. Fort Pierce Westwood is proud of its student athletes.
Gaines Academy Pre-K through 1st grade students had a great time celebrating 100 days of getting smarter.
Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada…Details
A private donor recently gifted the music students at Dan McCarty Middle School a Yamaha Baby Grand Piano. This generous donation will enrich the lives of many students and the music they make. The chorus is directed by Dr. Rolanda A. Jones.
Literacy efforts continue to grow through collaborative support with community members. In classrooms throughout SLPS, business and civic leaders read to students and participated in literacy events as part of the Celebrate Literacy Week. “Parents, business leaders, neighbors, and mentors play a crucial role in helping children learn to read and foster the lifelong love…Details