February begins the annual observance of African American History Month, celebrating the past and present achievements of African Americans. In February, 1926, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, proposed the establishment of Negro History Week to honor the history and contributions of African Americans…Details
Career and Technical Education Director Kathie Schmidt presented highlights of the District’s programs. Students presented the Governor’s Annual Proclamation in recognition of February as National CTE Month at the February School Board Meeting.
The STAR award recognizes and honors employees each month for demonstration of exemplary customer service. The following employees were recognized by the Board in February: Nakysha Dennis (Dan McCarty Middle School), Michele Rubenstein (Mariposa Elementary – Volunteer), Joe Baio (Lakewood Park – Facilities/Maintenance), Renee Lang (Transportation Dept.- Bus Driver), and Pinkie Smith (Food Service Dept.).
The Grand Parade is the capstone event of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration. Once again this year, all of our schools participated in the parade. Representatives from the Commemorative Celebration Committee honored the schools who won awards in the parade.
Ms. Barbara Kaste, President of the CTA/CU Retirees Chapter, presented two CTA/CU Mentor Grants to two F.K. Sweet Elementary educators: Barbara Bennett and Anastasia Johnson.
St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) Superintendent E. Wayne Gent accepted a rebate check from Florida Power and Light (FPL) in the amount of $97,440.00 during Tuesday’s School Board Meeting. The rebate resulted from the recent installation of a new Thermal Energy System (TES) at Lakewood Park Elementary. The District has had a long-standing commitment to…Details
The Office of Teaching and Learning thank Walmart Distribution Center for awarding the Walmart Community Grant to the Early Childhood Department in order to support superior professional development. The $2000.00 award supports the Early Childhood Conference and on-going professional development in St. Lucie County.
Northport K-8 School students have been working diligently this year with teachers, veterans, Gold Star Families and Mrs. Gruszka in the Media Center to educate each other, their families and the community about the Medal of Honor, Gold Star Families and World War II. The learning experiences included Gold Star mothers, Karen Zook and Linda…Details
Emily Hahn placed third at state in girls weightlifting. Congratulations, Emily!
Fort Pierce Central High School football players participated in National Signing Day and made commitments to their selected Universities. Football players from left to right: Cecile Rolle- Warner University Maurice Walley- Warner University Stuart Reese- University of Mississippi Coach Shaffer – Fort Pierce Central High School Football Coach Antonio Hadden- Florida Atlantic University William Davis-…Details