These 4th and 5th grade Manatee Academy students are thrilled with the prizes they received after competing in our recent Battle of the Books Championship match! Students read 13-15 of the Sunshine State Young Reader Award nominees for this year. Their overall favorite? Pie by Sarah Weeks.
Education Foundation, St. Lucie County will be hosting a celebrity softball game to raise money for public school teachers and students. The game will feature an all-star lineup of St. Lucie County firefighters vs. St. Lucie County public school educators. The first annual All-Star Softball game will be at First Data Field on May 12. Activities…Details
SLPS vs. Firefighters Mark your calendar and spread the word to attend and cheer on your colleagues. Tickets to the game include admission to the Mets game that night and fireworks. Tickets ($8 each) can be purchased ahead of time by visiting www.EFSLC.org or by calling the Education Foundation office. Thank you for your support…Details
St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) reached a positive agreement with its Communications Workers of America (CWA) partners on Thursday, August 24, for the 2017 – 2020 Contract which includes compensation and benefits for the 2017 – 2018 school year. Superintendent E. Wayne Gent stated, “We are committed to working together in order to reach…Details
Jacqueline Baptiste-Harris, a first grade teacher at Village Green Environmental Studies School, is making a difference that “exemplifies the importance of economic and financial education critical to students’ future success,” according to the Council for Economic Education. This accolade was paired with the announcement that she is a recipient of the John Morton Excellence in…Details
The School Board of St. Lucie County and Superintendent E. Wayne Gent were proud to recognize Jacqueline Baptiste-Harris, a first grade teacher at Village Green Environmental Studies School for her achievement as the recipient of the Council for Economic Education’s John Morton Excellence in Teaching of Economics Award during October’s School Board meeting. This honor is…Details
Seacoast’s Relationship Manager Maryann Matteo and Stephanie Jenkin, bank teller, visited Mrs. Robinson’s Business Class to reinforce what the sixth grade students have learned about banking, writing checks, and checking accounts.
Bank of America provided the St. Lucie Education Foundation with a $6,000 grant to be used toward programs that help at-risk students in grades 9-12 with an intervention and life skills grant. The Foundation has also applied for matching funds through the school district’s Education Foundation Matching Grant Funds Program. This means that together, Bank…Details
At the April 22nd School Board Meeting, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation provided a $5,000 grant to the St. Lucie County Education Foundation in support of its Working Together for Success Grant Program. Providing support to organizations such as the St. Lucie County Education Foundation is just one of the ways that Bank of…Details
The Jazz Band from Treasure Coast High School and musicians from Palm Pointe Educational Research School at Tradition served as the “Clinic Band” for a professional development offered to area band directors. The focus was on Rhythm Sections and Jazz Bands. The Blue Bird Education Foundation sponsored professional musician Brian Menendez to aid in facilitating…Details