Mrs. Barbara Bennett’s third grade class at Frances K. Sweet Magnet School received a grant from Retired Classroom Teachers Association of Florida to enhance her class’ vegetable garden. These funds will provide her students with the materials needed to further educate them concerning plants and animals.
Graduation rates continue to climb in St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) with a reported 75.5 percent rate for the 2014-2015 academic year. According to the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE), SLPS realized a 2.3 percent increase from last year’s rate of 73.2 percent and an increase over the last six years of more than 10…Details
January is National Mentoring Month! Spending one hour each week – whether it’s helping with homework, playing games or just hanging out – means a young person has someone to turn to in moments big and small.
For more information on how you can become a mentor, visit http://www.nationalmentoringmonth.org/
Prince Edouard, Vice-President of the National Honor Society at SLWCHS, has been accepted by Cornell University in New York. Cornell, a prestigious Ivy League university, has an excellent program in chemistry and chemical biology, which Prince has chosen for his major. He plans to attend both medical and graduate school ultimately leading to a position…Details
More than 120 Health Science 1, 10th and 11th grade students at St. Lucie West Centennial High School learned Hands-Only CPR this week. These students were taught by Mary Higgins’ First Responder students. First Responder classes are available to students who have completed the Allied Health Program as a senior elective. First Responder students prepare…Details
Northport is pleased to present our 2015-2016 middle grades Science Fair in the school media center. The Science Fair, under the direction of Dr. Laura Woodworth and a cadre of science instructors, are offering students an opportunity to stimulate out of the box problem solving. Students are encouraged and guided through the use of STEaM…Details
This year’s STE@Minar Conference, hosted by St. Lucie Pubic Schools (SLPS) featured a spotlight on science, technology, the arts, engineering, and mathematics education. Strategies, resources, academic plans, and collaborative discussions were among the choices of talent development sessions offered at this event. With quality instruction as a core priority for the school district, the STE@Minar…Details
Morningside’s STARS were celebrated Monday, January 4, 2016, with a breakfast, MSE shirt, and certificate.
Our School Related Employee of the Year is Candida Castrillo, executive secretary. The Distinguished Minority Teacher is Stacey McColley, kindergarten teacher, and our Teacher of the Year is Coach Ryan Prue, PE teacher.
Members of the Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition’s National Junior Honor Society recently donated hundreds of canned goods and other non-perishable items to the Harvest Outreach Center. A special thank you to all students and staff who donated to help make the holidays merrier for many people. Pictured from left is Michaela Keaton,…Details
For the second consecutive year, Governor Rick Scott has proclaimed January 4-8, 2016 as Florida First Responder Appreciation Week.
First responders play a critical role in keeping our communities safe, and all Floridians benefit greatly from the services they provide.
On behalf of St. Lucie Public Schools, thank you for your dedicated service!