Friday, January 8, 2016, FPW hosted its first Poetry Slam. This slam was an audition for the Louder Than A Bomb Poetry Slam Competition that will be held in April 2016 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The judges selected 10 students to compete. They will meet once a week after school to learn how to write…Details
St. Lucie County Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Celebration 32nd Anniversary January 8 – 18, 2016 Theme: “Dream Forward: Choose Peace, Equality, and Change” 2016 Officers Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Committee Chairperson – Dianne Williams Johnson 1st Vice Chairperson – Mary Butler 2nd Vice Chairperson – Ruth Davis Recording Secretary…Details
Ms. Higgin’s and Mrs. Durkee’s Saint Lucie West Centennial Medical Academy students participated in a mock disaster drill at Tradition Medical Center and Martin Emergency at St. Lucie West. They were requested to participate as victims — all 24 went to Tradition Medical Center first to be “moulaged” by specialized makeup volunteers. Twelve of the…Details
Tickets are available now for the upcoming Port St. Lucie High School production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid.
For show times and ticket locations, visit: http://www.pslhsdrama.com/
Mrs. Stacey Johnson was awarded a $100.00 classroom grant from the Retired Florida Education Association. Mrs. Barbara Kaste presented the award which will be used to purchase rocket engines for building model rockets from recycled materials with students in the Challenge Program. Pictured with Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Kaste are second grade challenge students and…Details
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