Dear St. Lucie County School District Employees: Join the Healthy St. Lucie Coalition Billion Steps Challenge! This is a community-wide movement to increase physical activity and healthy living in St. Lucie County. As of October 24, 2018, we have 1,164 registered participants and 119 teams, representing 32 unique organizations including private business, local schools, Indian…Details
Join the Billion Steps Walking Challenge, a project of the Healthy St. Lucie Coalition. Fly solo or form a team with your family, friends, work buddies, or neighbors. Don’t like walking? That’s okay – you can choose from over 100 different types of physical activities. Make this a personal commitment to your health and our…Details
Oh what a lucky day it was at Northport K-8 School! The Chief Meteorologist for WPTV, Channel 5, Steve Weagle visited to not only give students an engaging lesson on weather forecasting, but he also participated in the Wearing of the Green in the media center. Northport first and second graders listened intently about the…Details
SNAP®, which stands for Stop Now And Plan, is an evidence-based cognitive behavioral model that provides a framework for teaching children struggling with behavior issues, and their parents, effective emotional regulation, self-control and problem-solving skills. The primary goal of SNAP is to help children to stop and think before they act, and keep them in…Details
School Board Chair Dr. Donna Mills was at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center with SLPS educators and Executive Director of Exceptional Student Education and Student Services Bill Tomlinson taking a STOP THE BLEED Training. The training was all about saving a life by knowing how to stop bleeding of open wounds after an injury. More people…Details
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and SLPS partnered to provide training for employees in the nationally recognized program — Stop the Bleed. Participants were afforded an opportunity for hands-on experiences in how to perform life-saving measures in critical situations.
Stop The Bleed is a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to act quickly to save lives. According the the Department of Homeland Security, it can take less than five minutes for someone to bleed out after an accident. EMS and other forms of emergency rescue often take longer to arrive on the scene. It is…Details
Kindergarten students and teachers at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition participated in the annual Storybook Character Parade. Students chose a book that they had read and dressed up like that character. Parents were invited to come and watch the parade. The parade route went around the school as the excited students waved to…Details
Clifford the Big Red Dog recently visited Frances K. Sweet Elementary School to promote the school’s fall book fair. Pictured is Clifford (Justin Adrian) with student Alex Neil with his purchase from the book fair. All profits from the book fair will be used to purchase new books for the Media Center.
Windmill Point Elementary School was visited by storyteller Donna Washington who joined students recently for two special assemblies. Mrs. Washington resides in North Carolina and travels to schools to tell her wonderful stories. Pictured, from left standing, are Nazare Moore, Ms. Washington, and Dawkins Lormejuste. Seated from left, are Kailey Jocelyn, Morgan Mack, and Talia Ricketts.