Literacy Proclamation

SLPS received the Celebrate Literacy Week Proclamation from Mayor Linda Hudson at the City of Fort Pierce Commission Meeting on January 17th. Celebrate Literacy Week is slated for January 23 – 27, 2017. Coordinator of Curriculum Jane Whitaker and Coordinator of Talent Development Didi Campbell spoke about upcoming events and thanked the City for its…

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Literacy Week activities enjoyed by all Dan McCarty School

Students and staff at Dan McCarty School enjoyed participating in Florida’s “Take the Lead and Read!” Literacy Week recently. Activities were held to encourage and celebrate reading. Students decorated classroom doors focusing on the theme. Overall winners included K’Asha Wright (Elementary), Gina Clark (6th Grade) and Patty Mallon (7th/8th). Students contributed 115,256 minutes of reading…

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Literacy Week at SRE

      Parents, St. Lucie Sheriff’s officers, business leaders, and SLPS School Board members visited Savanna Ridge Elementary and read with students. Our students and Principal, Mrs. D’Jion Jackson-Harris, had a great time designing their “vocabulary hat” to encourage literacy and to use hands on creativity to learn new words. A few of our…

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Local American Cancer Society chapter presents appreciation to school district

 A representative of the American Cancer Society expressed appreciation to the St. Lucie County Public Schools that were instrumental in the Society’s Relay for Life and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraising events.  Community Representative Daniel Regis, right, presented a glass plaque to  Superintendent Michael Lannon, left, and School Board chairman Carol Hilson at the January…

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Local Author Reads at Palm Pointe

In recognition of Multicultural Children’s Book Day, the beginning Spanish class at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition welcomed award winning local author Maritza Mejia. Mrs. Mejia read her book  Vanilla and Chocolate/Vainilla y Chocolate. Multicultural Children’s Book Day has as its mission not only to raise awareness for children’s books that celebrate diversity,…

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