The St. Lucie County School Board approved a resolution recognizing October as Hispanic Heritage Month at their October 22, 2013, school board meeting. The month is set aside in Florida to recognize the proud history and rich culture of Hispanic Americans. This year, 2013, marks the 500th anniversary since Juan Ponce De Leon’s arrival in…Details
All families of White City Elementary were invited to attend Hispanic Heritage Night. Students and parents shopped at the book fair, toured the Hispanic Heritage Gallery, and munched on tacos. It was a fabulous, well attended parent night at WCE.
The kindergarten and first grade students at Westgate, completed their studies of Argentina and Mexico with a school wide parade. Each of the grades at Westgate has been involved with cultural studies of various Hispanic nations to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. Zachary Hunt- Bianco (center) and all his friends from Ms. Bean’s kindergarten class, marched through…Details
It is a historic day for St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) as graduation rates hit an all-time high at 86.8 percent representing an 11.35 percent gain from the previous year, surpassing state averages and laying claim to the fourth largest gain in the state. According to a report released today by the Florida Department…Details
In February, over two hundred finalists presented their History Day projects to judges. The first- and second-place winners in each category and division of the District History Day Fair advanced to the state contest in Tallahassee. SLPS congratulates these students and commends them on representing the District in this event. Nicole Coons –FGM Savannah Manning…Details
History Fair is in the air at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition. Students prepare to share their performance as Steve Jobs and Steve Wosniak. Other students chose to make project boards to showcase Exploration, Encounter and Exchange in History. Pictured from left are Vincent Majors and Cristian Del Rosario.
Congratulations to our State History Fair Participants!
The 2015–16 theme was “Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History.” SLPS students were recognized as having exemplary projects.
Two hundred history fair projects focused on this year’s theme of “Taking a Stand in History” will be judged by local dignitaries at IRSC’s Kight Center this Thursday (1-12-17). Students from across the District have researched, analyzed, and interpreted information on the topic. Working individually or in groups, they have submitted their findings and expressed…Details
Staff from the Hobe Sound Nature Center recently visited the fifth grade students from Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition and did a presentation on animal adaptations and food webs. They demonstrated with their Birds of Prey animal collection. The students got to dissect owl pellets. The discussion showed the different things that were…Details
Recently, Fifth grade students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition participated in The Hobe Sound Nature Center Owl Pellets Lab. Students learned about food chains, ecology and natural history. Students found small skeleton parts from rodents, birds and more! They loved this hands on activity and enjoyed being scientists for the day. Pictured…Details