St. Lucie County was awarded a County Government Best Practices Award from the Florida Counties Foundation during the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) Annual Conference in Orange County last week. St. Lucie County received the award for Student Perks Coffee Cart program and was among seven counties honored during the FAC Celebration Dinner. In partnership…Details
Throughout the state of Florida, this week is celebrated as Student Services Week to laud the contributions of student services professionals. School counselors, school nurses, school psychologists and school social workers dedicate their efforts to supporting the academic, behavioral, social, physical, mental and emotional development of all students. In sync with this is National School…Details
“Student Perks: It’s More Than Coffee.” This slogan, used to promote a student-run enterprise known as Student Perks, rings true for those who instituted a work skills opportunity that began percolating three years ago in the St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) Exceptional Student Education (ESE) program. On Tuesday, October 16, Student Perks was recognized by…Details
Although Josiah Fullwood is a first-time kindergartner who is scheduled to attend Frances K. Sweet, he has already made a huge impression on teachers at Village Green Environmental Studies School during the opening professional development day. As 100 Book Challenge trainer Meighan Radigan models how teachers should level an incoming kindergarten child for his appropriate…Details
Student-led conferences are family discussions where the student leads a discussion of his/her work. In this format, the teacher becomes the facilitator while students lead their families in conversations that require them to reflect on and evaluate their work. Students in first through fifth grades recently invited their parents in to share with them their…Details
All White City Elementary families were invited to participate in student-led conference night. Students shared their academic goals, assignments, and discussed their overall progress with their families.
White City Wildcats are held accountable for their own learning.
Lakewood Park Elementary students and parents had the opportunity to explore the world of math in real-world situations by attending a family math night at a local grocery store. The students had a taste of reality while walking around the store working out math problems and figuring which food deals were the best economically. After students completed…Details
Teachers and students alike enjoyed the Positive Behavior Support dance recently at Frances K. Sweet Elementary. Students from kindergarten to fifth grade came together for this after school dance. They enjoyed snacks and time with their friends and teachers. Pictured is Donna Hellums on the dance floor with a group of students.
Fourth grade students at Allapattah Flats K-8 in Bethany DiTullio’s class completed reading projects for the first nine weeks. The students were given many different options to showcase their creativity and comprehension of their chosen book. Pictured are Alexis Allen with her Venn diagram comparing and contrasting Dolphin Tale’s true story events and the book’s events and Mark Wible…Details
Fort Pierce, FL — Students in five St. Lucie County public schools had 100% passing rates on the End-of-Course Geometry exam, according to results released today by the Florida Department of Education. These included Southern Oaks and Forest Grove middle schools, Allapattah Flats and Westgate K-8 schools, and Fort Pierce Magnet School of the Arts.…Details