School turnaround leaders from Chester A. Moore Elementary and St. Lucie Elementary recently participated in a highly specialized leadership program at the Principals’ Center of Harvard University. Along with skill development and feedback from peers and faculty, this five-day institute is designed for highly charged teams to work together, translate data into action, and design…Details
Two additional candidates for Superintendent of Schools will visit St. Lucie County on August 29, search consultant Jim Huge informed the St. Lucie County School Board. Ronald Scott Fritz, currently chief Academic Officer for the Orange County, Florida, School District, and Constance Ann Jones, currently Executive Director of School Development for the Lee County, Florida,…Details
Students in Shirley Helton’s fifth grade class at Fairlawn Elementary took top honors in the VFW (Veteran’s of Foreign Wars) essay contest promoting citizenship and patriotism. Jillian Markle, left, placed first in the district and Sariah Strunk came in second. They won for the district and will go on to the state competition. Congratulations!
Two Fort Pierce Central High School (FPCHS) staff members, and a volunteer, were honored as S.T.A.R.S (Special Thanks and Recognition), the district’s employee recognition program, at the St. Lucie County School Board meeting on February 11, 2014, for their quick thinking that potentially saved the life of a FPCHS student athlete. The focus of the…Details
Lincoln Park Academy senior Robert Bacchus, Jr., and eighth grade student Haniyah Shareef took the top prizes in their respective age groups at the recent Florida Junior Academy of Sciences (FJAS) speaker competition. Only 10 students were chosen in the state per research category for the competitive contest. Robert took first place in High School…Details
St. Lucie West Centennial High School’s Jaynell Pittman and Kevin Smith have been selected as the Florida Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association’s Female and Male Sportsmanship Award winners in Class 8A-9A.
Ready to FALL into a good book? How about Learn an Effective Strategy to Teach Your 3rd – 5th grade Students? “Color Your Way to the FSA Writing Prompt” These are 2 events you’ll not want to miss! Wednesday, October 25th – Fall Into a Good Book, with Good Friends at our first SLCRC Social!…Details
Manatee Academy pre-veterinary science teacher Lisa Friend and Port St. Lucie High School biology teacher Michael Mimnaugh spent their summer conducting STEM related research at formal research institutions. Ms. Friend spent six weeks at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, actively experimenting with superconducting magnets and spectral equipment to test crystals for magnetic…Details
Two St. Lucie Public Schools students were chosen by the regional judges as international finalists at the recent 58th annual State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida, and 10 were recognized as state finalists. Lincoln Park Academy students Robert Bacchus and Neha Reddy are now eligible to participate in the Intel International Science and Engineering…Details
Richard Gray of Lincoln Park Academy and Kathleen Ems of St. Lucie West K-8 School were recognized as St. Lucie Public Schools’ Social Studies teachers of the year for 2013 at an awards dinner during the Florida Council for the Social Studies 56th annual conference October 26 and 27 in Daytona Beach. St. Lucie’s honorees,…Details