Leprechaun Traps

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…


Let Your Voice Be Heard

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:



Let’s Play Ball!

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…


Letters Q and U unite to make words

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…


Licensed Teen Drivers Can Take “Teen Driver Challenge” To Improve Their Skills

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.”…


Lifelong Learners

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

Light It Up Blue

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…