Delegates from the African nation of Liberia visited Samuel S. Gaines Academy recently. The school visit was part of an extended tour of St. Lucie County by the developing nation’s leaders in an effort to find successful governmental infrastructure to emulate in their country. Eighth grade AVID students provided an informative tour of the campus. The…Details
St. Lucie County licensed teen drivers can improve their defensive driving skills by taking the “Teen Driver Challenge” on January 24 and 26, according to Sheriff Ken J. Mascara. “The number one killer of American teenagers is car crashes,” said Sheriff Mascara. “That is why the Sheriffs of Florida developed the Teen Driver Challenge Program.”…Details
The school year may have ended, but learning is on-going. Our teachers and staff dive in as summer professional development opportunities are offered.
Writing Plan Development
SAT Training for Math and ELA
Canvas Training for Elementary
Medici for the Arts
Members of Samuel S. Gaines Academy Light It Up Blue for Autism! Free Resources are available on St. Lucie Public Schools website. The The Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit is just a click away on the Exceptional Student Education Page under the Parents/Students tab https://www.stlucie.k12.fl.us/departments/exceptional-student-education/autism/ New! Autism Speaks is excited to announce the launch of…Details
On Friday, April 1st, the efforts for creating awareness about Autism came in the form of “Lighting It Up Blue.” Staff members from across the District donned blue apparel in support of this campaign. On Saturday, April 2nd, approximately 2,000 St. Lucie Public Schools, community organizations, and families poured into Tradition Square to begin the…Details
State Representative Larry Lee along with Tom Jones from the SLC Education Foundation, Dr. David Washington, and Olivia Watkins stopped by Westwood High School to present the school with a check from the Lighthouse Foundation and other private donors. The Lighthouse Foundation, founded in SLC by Representative Lee, assists the children and senior citizens of…Details
The Andrew Schmeer Foundation honors the memory of Andrew Schmeer who, on September 8, 2014, was tragically killed in a car accident. Funds raised will help to recognize well-rounded students, along the Treasure Coast, each year by providing college scholarships for those in need and with donations to animal rescues as well as children’s charities.…Details
Commissioner Kim Johnson welcomed 21st Century Program Managers Terrence Platt and Kimberly Roberts to his talk show — Coffee With The Chair. They discussed Lights on After School, an upcoming afterschool expo designed to spotlight activities available to children in St. Lucie County. Commissioner Johnson celebrated the effort to bring attention to the rich variety…Details
Don’t miss the 3rd Annual Lights On Afterschool Event. This year’s north county event will take place at the PAL Center on October 12.
Make plans to celebrate the national movement which spotlights afterschool programs. Plan to bring the whole family — it’s FREE!
You are invited to celebrate “Lights On After School,” a national event that spotlights afterschool programs. October 22, 2015 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM Music Student performances Student demonstrations Community vendors Door prizes Event Locations: Port St. Lucie Community Center 2195 S.E. Airoso Blvd. Port Saint Lucie PALS Center 903 S. 21st St. Ft. Pierce…Details