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
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
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
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
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/
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
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.
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
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