Lawnwood Leopards were recognized during the monthly Leopard of the Month Assembly. These students were selected because they demonstrate ACCOUNTABILITY in their classroom. Lawnwood students are accountable for their learning, their choices, and their behavior. Together we are building a better future, one student at a time.
Ms. Mellion’s class created Leprechaun Traps for STEAM challenge. They used their critical thinking skills to figure out the best way to catch a leprechaun. The class voted for their top three favorites and they received a prize. All students received Gator Bucks (PBIS) for participation. Can’t wait to see how many leprechauns are caught…Details
Citizens have an ever-present opportunity to make their voices heard through appointed and elected representatives. As students, parents, staff and community members convene with solution-oriented mindsets about school safety, consider sharing thoughts with local, state, and federal representatives. Contact information is provided in the link below:
Emily Utts (Outstanding First Year Teacher for SLPS) is a winner on the field and in the classroom at Fort Pierce Central High. Emily threw the first pitch at Friday’s St. Lucie Mets game. Way to go! #StLucieProud There’s more! SLPS will be represented on the field at upcoming games. Plan to attend…Details
Myth: Money is diverted from students and teachers to pay for the costs of the new District Office. Truth: Not one penny of the cost of the new District Office is coming out of money available for students, teacher/employee salaries, classroom supplies, resources, or programs. Money for the new District Office comes from the sale…Details
Melissa Bonet’s kindergarten students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition celebrated Valentine’s Day in style! The letters Q and U got married and agreed to stay together and make words. The entire class participated in the ceremony. The officiate for the ceremony was second grade teacher Lorrie Rudzinski. The celebration wasn’t complete without…Details
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