Excerpts from essay by Lindsey Smith Dr. King was known for service, equality and education. I am like him too! Service was something that Dr. King did to help his friends and family. Even though I am a kid, I volunteer at the assisted living home where my mom works. Dr. King also fought so…Details
Four Oak Hammock Band students were selected to participate in Indian River State College’s Four County Honor Band. Each year students are selected from the band programs at all schools in Saint Lucie, Martin, Okeechobee and Indian River Counties for the Four County Honor Band.
Principal Carmen Peterson (center) congratulates Oak Hammock’s Night of the Stars representatives: (left to right) School Related employee Norm White, Distinguished Minority Teacher Vivian Sides, Outstanding First Year Teacher Olivia Ash and Teacher of the Year Dorothy Levin.
Students from Oak Hammock K8 and Manatee Academy K8 recently had the opportunity to chat about favorite books via video conferencing. Both schools are participating in the Young Adult Choice (YAC) program, where students in grades 7-12 get to read and vote for their favorite new books. During the video conference, students from both schools…Details
Students in Ms. Seaton’s 7th grade science class spent some time using different tools which simulate the various possible beaks that birds on the Galapagus Islands have. Students made hypotheses then tested the efficiency of each beak, and then went on to do increased competition as resources dwindled. They were able to make the connection…Details
On Saturday, March 30, 2019, Port St. Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion conducted a fundraiser in the parking lot of O’Reilly’s Auto Parts to raise money for the Regional Champion Drill Team. Cadets pre-sold tickets for several weeks prior to the fundraiser to help increase participation in the event. The 23 cadets who participated raised…Details
With a strong history of innovative leadership and a positive record of advancing St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) technology infrastructure and technology support system, Chief Information Officer Terence O’Leary, will serve a two-year term on the Microsoft’s K12 Advisory Board. This prestigious Board is made up of 30 members from across the United States representing…Details
The students in Carolyn Bates’s first grade class at Lawnwood Elementary School are writing about literary characters using their collection of nutcrackers. Students recently took a field trip to The Sunrise Theatre in downtown Fort Pierce to see a production of The Nutcracker Ballet, and then wrote about their favorite moments adding illustrations and captions. The…Details
St. Lucie Public Schools has 25 PBIS Model Schools for the 2017-2018 School Year. This great honor truly shows that our schools have worked tirelessly to address the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for their students and have embraced the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports Framework. We are also very pleased that our staff continues to…Details
ST. LUCIE COUNTY, FL – St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) announced that 25 schools of distinction are recognized as Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) Model Schools – an increase of three from last years’ pool of honorees. The University of South Florida (USF), manager of the PBIS Project for the State of Florida, provided…Details