Mariposa Elementary’s STEM Day- Saving Fred

Mariposa participated in a school-wide STEM activity prepared by our Science Committee. The goal was to “Save Fred” with a partner using only four paper clips. The students could not touch Fred, the boat, or the life preserver directly with their hands! If they did, they needed to start from the beginning. This encouraged the students to collaborate, test, retest, and reflect. The students needed to describe, prepare a flow chart, and answer post questions to explain how they saved Fred. Dylan Musil and Louis Toth are collaborating to save Fred without touching Fred! Daisy Marcos-Jimenez is showing Fred with … Read More

Northport and Oak Hammock Visit Westwood Ag and Vet Programs

Fort Pierce Westwood Academy Agriscience and Veterinary Assisting students hosted virtual field trips. Northport K8 and Oak Hammock K8 students stayed in their classrooms and via Microsoft Teams they visited the Ag and Vet programs! The high school students shared info about the programs, highlighted their classroom labs and equipment, while the middle school students asked great questions. Thanks to all who participated!                      

St. Lucie Medical Center Physician’s Virtual DEI Presentation for Health Science Students

Physicians and Medical Residents from St. Lucie Medical Center hosted a virtual Diversity Equity and Inclusion forum for St. Lucie Public School (SLPS) Health Science students. Students heard directly from our local experts on what it takes to be a physician and the suggested steps current high school students may take to achieve their goals! Thank you to Dr. Thomas Matese, Dr. Josephin Mathai, Dr. David Nguyen, Dr. Tim McNamara, and Dr. Kara Mann for putting this session together for over 90 SLPS Health Science students.  

TCHS AFJROTC “Packs the House” with Treasure Coast Food Bank

Treasure Coast High School AFJROTC Cadets participated in a community service project titled Pack the House. They made holiday care packages for families in need to have meals during Thanksgiving. In each box, cadets stuffed a variety of canned and dry foods for those who may not be able to afford them themselves. Twenty-five cadets completed about 4,000 care packages in total with all the other volunteers that participated to achieve their goal of 15,000 packages. This project was a truly inspiring event that ensured our cadets will take this to their future as leaders and citizens who will take … Read More

Aerospace Virtual Field Trip

Fort Pierce Central High (FPC) and Embry Riddle Aerospace Institute students hosted virtual field trip at FPC.  Northport K8 and Gaines Academy K8 students stayed in their classrooms and via Microsoft Teams were able to tour the FPC classroom highlighted by a live drone demonstration!  

SGAET AVID Exploring Aerospace Program

Samuel S. Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies AVID students go on a Virtual Field Trip to learn about the Aerospace Program at Fort Pierce Central High School! SGAET’s tech knowledgeable students are always looking for future pathways in tech industries!

PSLHS Tech Design Visits A-1 Apprenticeship

Port St. Lucie High School’s Technical Design students virtually visited A-1 Truss to hear how their high school class is connected to A-1’s apprenticeship. Dawn Riccardi at CareerSource Research Coast, Jeremy Tichenor, and Jason at A-1 Truss presented and answered questions from the high school students.

PBPA Press-Starting a Tradition

Performance Based Preparatory Academy has created a student-led newspaper. The PBPA Press released its first issue this past October and the students are scheduled to release one issue per quarter. All articles and topics are student-generated. October’s articles ranged from school updates, Hispanic Heritage Month, human trafficking, for or against masks, dealing with anxiety, and being a teen parent. A huge shout out to PBPA Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Josie May for guiding our students as their Faculty Sponsor. For many of our students, this is the first time they have ever been a part of a school organization … Read More

Giselle Arana Cisneros Makes All-State Middle School Orchestra

Lincoln Park Academy Orchestra, under the direction of Ms. Laura Hopkins, is pleased to announce that 8th grader, Giselle Arana Cisneros, has been accepted in this year’s Florida Orchestra Association All-State Middle School Orchestra, playing 1st violin!  She auditioned in October and was chosen from several other state musicians.  She will perform with the All-State Orchestra in Tampa in January during the Florida Music Education Professional Development Conference.  Giselle studies violin with Mr. Ben Enyart and is a current member of the Treasure Coast Youth Orchestra.  This is the second year that Giselle has been chosen for the All-State Orchestra, … Read More

Zspace Blast at CAST

Fifth Grade students in Ms. Broderick’s class explored various applications through Zspace in our Science Lab. They raised questions, analyzed, and deepened their knowledge about the solar system and the sun! Zspace technology encourages and inspires students to interact with the curriculum and to experiment through augmented and virtual reality.  

Fall Festivities at CAST

The PBIS Committee hosted a fabulous Fall Festival for students across campus. Students enjoyed games, crafts, delicious snacks, and a chance to spin the Wheel of Fortune!

SGAET Clouds in a Jar

Ms. Blackburn’s Science Resource classes have been studying the water cycle. At the end of the unit, they created clouds in a jar to see the cycle in action. Using hot water and ice cubes the creation of evaporation and precipitation was shown.  Then, hairspray was used to mimic dust particles for water droplets to attach to create the clouds. What an awesome STEM activity!

SLPS Marching Bands Receive Superior Rating!

St. Lucie Public Schools celebrates a district first! SLPS High School marching bands made history when all 5 schools received Superior Ratings from the District 13 Marching Band Music Performance Assessment. Congratulations to marching bands from Fort Pierce Central High School, Fort Pierce Westwood Academy, Port St. Lucie West Centennial, Port St. Lucie High School, and Treasure Coast High School. Fort Pierce Central High School Show Title: Heroes vs. Villains Fort Pierce Westwood Academy Show Title: A Visit with Pop Culture Port St. Lucie West Centennial High School Show Title: Becoming You Port St. Lucie High School Show Title: Reign, … Read More

SLW Centennial NAVY JROTC assist Veteran’s Group at Horses and Heroes Event

The SLW Centennial High School’s Navy JROTC assisted the Horse and Heroes of Southeast Florida by providing a Color Guard and a Parking Detail for their event. The Horse and Heroes of Southeast Florida empowers and improves the lives of people struggling with the challenges of military injury and trauma, physically, emotionally, and spiritually, helping them to connect to a community through the benefits of equine-assisted activities and therapies.   The program provides veterans and their families the opportunity to learn fundamental horsemanship skills that foster connection and teamwork between horse and human.

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