Graphic arts students recognized for wellness program logo design

Graphic arts students recognized for wellness program logo design

Two students from Treasure Coast High School graphic arts programs, Kiersten Pauline and Victoria Willis, were recognized at the May 22, 2012, St. Lucie County School Board meeting for their winning logo design selected for the school district’s Employee Wellness Program. Pictured, from left, are teacher Joseph Randazzo, Kiersten Pauline, assistant principal Nikki Kalvaitis, Victoria Willis, School Board chairman Carol Hilson, wellness program manager Carlye Fabrikant, and Superintendent Michael Lannon.

Grandparents Enjoyed Lunch @ VGESS

Grandparents Enjoyed Lunch @ VGESS

Village Green Environmental Studies School held a luncheon in honor of Grandparents Day on Friday, September 9th.

Great grandparents, grandmothers, and grandfathers were treated to a special lunch, poem, gift, and a student-created video to honor this very special occasion.

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We love our grandparents!

 

Grandparents Day celebrated at Palm Pointe

Grandparents Day celebrated at Palm Pointe

Melissa Bonet’s “Busy Bees” kindergarten students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition recently welcomed their grandparents to school in celebration of Grandparent’s Day. Students and grandparents worked on a craft together to show their love and appreciation for each other and enjoyed spending quality time together. Pictured is Christian Locascio and his grandfather Mr. Locascio.

Grand Parade Winners

Grand Parade Winners

Judges Trophy for Overall Creativity and Participation
St. Lucie West K-8 School
Elementary
1st Place – Morningside Elementary
2nd Place – St. Lucie Elementary
3rd Place – C. A. Moore Elementary
K-8
1st Place – Samuel S. Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies
2nd Place – Northport K-8
3rd Place – Creative Arts Academy of St. Lucie
Middle 
1st Place – Forest Grove Middle
2nd Place – Southern Oaks Middle
3rd Place – Dan McCarty Middle
High School
1st Place –  Ft. Pierce Westwood
2nd Place – Ft. Pierce Central
3rd Place- Lincoln Park Academy
Week of Kindness
First Place     
Morningside Elementary
Second Place 
Windmill Point Elementary
Third Place
Palm Pointe Research School @ Tradition
Certificate of Participation
Frances K Sweet
Grand Champions

Grand Champions

Forest Grove Middle School is excited to share that the Forest Grove SUPERIOR Chorus BROUGHT IT for a third time at the Holiday Music Festival in Universal Studios on Friday! They won 1st Place for Middle School Choir then took top honors as GRAND CHAMPION for Middle School Vocal Performance overall! What a great day!
Please join us at our WINTER CONCERT on Thursday at Ft. Pierce Central High School at 6:30 p.m. to see this dynamic choir in action!

 

Graduations Air On WLX-TV: The Education Channel

Graduations Air On WLX-TV: The Education Channel

The 2019 High School Graduation are on WLX-TV: The Education Channel as well as a new episode of UF/IFAS hosted by Ken Gioeli.

Below is the playback schedule for the graduations:

Friday: 9AM, 7PM

Saturday: 12AM, 7AM, 12PM, 7PM

Sunday: 12AM, 9AM, 1PM, 8PM

Monday: 12AM, 11AM, 4PM, 9PM

Tuesday: 8AM, 12PM, 1PM, 8PM

Wednesday: 6AM, 12PM, 3PM, 9PM

Thursday: 7AM, 12PM, 7PM, 10PM

We are on Comcast Channel 13 (Fort Pierce), Channel 19 (Port St. Lucie), and Channel 99 on AT&T U-Verse. You can also catch us on YouTube. While you’re there, subscribe to our channel, then head over to Facebook and like/follow our page – WLX-TV.Weekly Programming Guidehttp://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/Media/Weekly.pdf

WLX-TVhttps://www.youtube.com/c/WLXTV-SLPS

UF/IFAS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PttJtOL_Ec0&list=PL3S7JDKTSqEJ36rnAReLWwaBz2heAOO4u&index=2

Graduation Tips

Graduation Tips

Graduation is a true benchmark for so many as it marks the close of one exciting chapter and the opening of a bright new beginning.  The attached link to Eye on St. Lucie highlights the show in which this year’s graduation events are discussed.  Important tips are shared that will help make this an A+ experience for you and your family.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXyR9IpSRU8

Graduation Schedule

Graduation Schedule

Rather than an ending, commencement represents a beginning. It is appropriate that an occasion which marks the beginning of a new phase of life should be conducted with pomp and circumstance, stateliness and tradition.

In keeping with the academic significance of the St. Lucie Public Schools graduation, we want to share some important graduation reminders:

  • Refrain from posting signs, distributing literature, flying balloons, or undertaking any activity including air horns, whistles, bells, or loud sounding objects that might interfere with the dignity of the program.
  • Everyone, including children of all ages, must have a ticket in order to be admitted to graduation ceremonies.
  • 2019 graduation ceremonies will be broadcast live on the St. Lucie Public Schools Education Channel and streamed on YouTube.
  • Plan to arrive at least one hour prior to your child’s high school graduation start time. Please be advised that there is no guarantee of seating in the main auditorium at the Fenn Center for individuals arriving late to the ceremony.
  • Reserved accessibility parking is available on a first come-first served basis.

 

 

Graduation Rates Soar to 5th in the State

Graduation Rates Soar to 5th in the State

St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) is ranked fifth overall in Florida and is the highest ranking district on the Treasure Coast with an overall graduation rate of 90.1 percent. Data released today by the Florida Department of Education shows that for the third year in a row, the District continues to demonstrate positive growth. “This is a historic and unprecedented measure of success for the School District and for the community,” said Superintendent E. Wayne Gent.  This surge represents a hike from 45th to fifth in the state as well as another 3.3 percent gain from the previous year, surpassing state averages.

According to a report released today by the Florida Department of Education (FDOE), all SLPS comprehensive high schools made significant gains and four high schools boast graduation rates that exceed 93 percent (Lincoln Park Academy, 99.6; Treasure Coast High School, 97.3; Fort Pierce Central High School, 95.5; and St. Lucie West Centennial High School, 93.2).  Fort Pierce Westwood High School and Port St. Lucie High School far exceeded the State graduation average and improved their graduation rates by 6.7 and 8.4 percent respectively.  Superintendent E. Wayne Gent said, “It is important to ensure that all of our students are making gains, and it is gratifying to see all demographic groups making positive growth and opening doors for college or career opportunities.”  SLPS ranks third in the state for ESE students with an 83.7 percent rate, third for Black students with 88.1 percent, sixth for White students with 91.5 percent, and seventh in the state for Hispanic students with graduation rates at 89.6 percent.

Supporting all students in their achievement of graduation goals is the mission of St. Lucie Public Schools.  “We have a dedicated team of teachers and administrators in place who are relentless in their efforts to support the personal learning goals for students.  Persistent efforts to monitor indicators of momentum including attendance, behavior, math, and reading gains are contributing factors to our overall gains,” said Gent.

Graduation Rates Continue to Climb in St. Lucie Public Schools

ST. LUCIE COUNTY — Graduation rates continue to climb in St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) with a reported 75.5 percent rate for the 2014-2015 academic year. According to the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE), SLPS realized a 2.3 percent increase from last year’s rate of 73.2 percent and an increase over the last six years of more than 10 percent.

Most impressive were the increases at Lincoln Park Academy (LPA) and St. Lucie West Centennial High School (SLWCHS) of 6 percent and 5.7 percent respectively. With LPA boasting a rate of 98.6 percent and SLWCHS touting 82.3 percent, both schools have catapulted well above the state’s average graduation rate of 77.8 percent. Fort Pierce Central High School (80.1 percent) and Treasure Coast High School (82.7 percent) are also both above the state average.

While Superintendent E. Wayne Gent commended both schools for their dramatic increases, he is adamant that graduation rates across the District must increase significantly. “Our students and our community deserve the delivery of a world class education system.” Upon assuming the role of superintendent this year, Gent proclaimed that increasing graduation rates was one of his biggest priorities. “St. Lucie Public Schools has made positive strides over the past years. I see this as an area where we must experience significant growth.” With systems in place to support accountability and monitoring of student progress, Gent is confident that greater and consistent growth will be experienced by all area high schools in the coming year.

The FLDOE has posted that Florida’s graduation rate is at a 12-year high. The data shows that the statewide graduation rate climbed to 77.8 percent, an increase of more than 18 percentage points since 2003-04 and 1.7 percentage points over last year.

 

School 2013-2014

Grad Rate

2014-2015

Grad Rate

Fort Pierce Central High School 83.5 percent 80.1 percent
Fort Pierce Westwood High School 67.1 percent 63.8 percent
Lincoln Park Academy 92.6 percent 98.6 percent
Mosaic Digital Academy 75 percent 69.6 percent
Port St. Lucie High School 74.0 percent 70.7 percent
St. Lucie West Centennial High School 76.6 percent 82.3 percent
Treasure Coast High School 80.1 percent 82.7 percent

About St. Lucie Public Schools                                                                                         

The mission of St. Lucie Public Schools is to ensure all students graduate from safe and caring schools equipped with the knowledge, skills and desire to succeed. For more information visit, www.stlucieschools.org or contact Kerry Padrick at kerry.padrick@stlucieschools.org.

 

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Graduation Rates Continue to Climb in SLPS

Graduation Rates Continue to Climb in SLPS

Graduation rates continue to climb in St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) with a reported 75.5 percent rate for the 2014-2015 academic year. According to the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE), SLPS realized a 2.3 percent increase from last year’s rate of 73.2 percent and an increase over the last six years of more than 10 percent.

 

Graduation Rates at a Historic High

Graduation Rates at a Historic High

All high schools were recognized at the School Board meeting on February 12, 2019 to celebrate the increasing graduation rates among all schools. The District is proud to have an overall graduation rate of 91.8%, an increase over last school year.  Congratulations to our high schools!

Dale Cassens Educational Complex – 91.8%

Mosaic Digital Academy – 96.0%

Performance Based Preparatory Academy – 91.8%

Fort Pierce Central High School – 95.5%

Fort Pierce Westwood High School – 91.7%

Lincoln Park Academy – 99.5%

Port St. Lucie High School – 96.8%

St. Lucie West Centennial High School – 97.6%

Treasure Coast High School – 98.1%

Graduation News You Can Use

Graduation News You Can Use

EVERYONE, including children of all ages, must have a ticket in order to be admitted to SLPS graduation ceremonies.

Plan to arrive at least one hour prior to your child’s SLPS graduation start time.

All ceremonies will be broadcast live on “The St. Lucie Education Channel” and streamed on YouTube.

In keeping with the academic significance of the SLPS graduations, refrain from posting signs, distributing literature, flying balloons, or undertaking any activity including air horns, whistles, bells, or loud sounding objects that might interfere with the dignity of the program. 

Follow SLPS on social media for parking and traffic flow updates.

 

 

Graduation Information

Graduation Information

2016 – 2017 SLPS Graduation Dates
May 23,2017, 8:30 am @ Fair Grounds – Ft. Pierce Central
May 23, 2017, 1:30 pm @ Fair Grounds – Treasure Coast
May 25, 2017, 8:30 am @ Fenn Center – Lincoln Park Academy
May 25, 2017, 1:30 pm @ Fenn Center – Ft. Pierce Westwood
May 26, 2017, 8:30 am @ Fenn Center – St. Lucie West Centennial
May 26, 2017, 1:30 pm @ Fenn Center – Port St. Lucie
Graduation 2017

Graduation 2017

St. Lucie Public Schools celebrates our 3,000 graduates who will enter the world of college and careers with more than $24 million in scholarships.

We also celebrate the many highlights of the Class of 2017 including, but not limited to:

  • 200 students earning their Associate of Arts Degree before graduating high school
  • Over 100 future educators receiving “A Promise Is a Promise” certificates to return to teach in SLPS
  • More than 63 young men and women planning to serve in the armed forces
  • Hundreds of students obtaining industry certifications to begin earning high wage salaries in high demand jobs

We congratulate the Class of 2017!

JROTC Cadets from Fort Pierce Central High School proudly served as the Color Guard for Acceleration Academy and Performance Based Preparatory Academy Graduations on May 31, 2017.

Graduation 2017

Graduation 2017

EVERYONE, including children of all ages, must have a ticket in order to be admitted to SLPS graduation ceremonies.

Plan to arrive at least one hour prior to your child’s SLPS graduation start time.

For graduations taking place at the Fenn Center, access the parking areas from the east.

All ceremonies will be broadcast live on “The St. Lucie Education Channel” and streamed on YouTube.

In keeping with the academic significance of the SLPS graduations, refrain from posting signs, distributing literature, flying balloons, or undertaking any activity including air horns, whistles, bells, or loud sounding objects that might interfere with the dignity of the program. 

Follow SLPS on social media for parking and traffic flow updates.

 

 

 

 

 

Graduation Rates Soar to 5th in the State

Grad Rate Spikes

Graduation Rates released by the Florida DOE show a historic and unprecedented measure of success for St. Lucie Public Schools.

The District is ranked fifth overall in Florida and is the highest ranking district on the Treasure Coast with an overall graduation rate of 90.1 percent.

All comprehensive high schools made significant gains and far-exceed state averages.

Congratulations to students on their success and to the dedicated team of teachers and administrators!

Lincoln Park Academy, 99.6

Treasure Coast High School, 97.3

Fort Pierce Central High School, 95.5

St. Lucie West Centennial High School, 93.2

Fort Pierce Westwood High School, 89.8

Port St. Lucie High School, 89.8

 

Grace Way Village – Non-Profit Expo

Grace Way Village – Non-Profit Expo

Discover the many things nonprofits can do for your students!

Attend the Back To School Expo on Thursday, July 27th, from 11 am to 3 pm.

Grace Way Village is one of many nonprofits looking forward to supporting teachers in their efforts to care for our community’s children!

There are many non-profit organizations in the area that can help with the needs of your students.