November 12-18, 2018 is designated as National School Psychology Awareness Week. This week serves to highlight the important work school psychologists and other educators do to help students thrive in school. Our school psychologists are all actively involved in problem solving meetings at schools, conducting evaluations, assisting in implementing our mental health initiative, addressing suicide…Details
Fort Pierce Central High School students use drone technology to keep fellow students safe. Students in Fort Pierce Central High School’s Embry Riddle Aeronautical University program are working in collaboration with the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office. These amazing students are using drone technology to improve safety on our campus. This is an ongoing project…Details
SLPS has a strong focus on early literacy. Check out this article on how the District is inspiring students to become lifelong learners through reading.
St. Lucie Public Schools partnered with Main Street Fort Pierce to connect downtown Fort Pierce businesses to the high and middle school culinary programs. In mid-October, nine culinary teachers toured eight restaurants; Importico Bakery, Uncle Carlo’s Gelato, Taco Dive, 2nd Street Bistro, Subway, Sunrise City Café, The Bradford and the Cake Lady. The whirlwind tour…Details
In October, Fort Pierce Westwood Agriscience hosted 22 Manatee Vet Prep 8th grade students and parents. The group was treated to a tour and demonstration at the Agriscience facility then on to Veterinary Assisting where several Manatee alumni were seen leading hands-on activities. The Manatee 8th graders were engaged and appreciated seeing the opportunities Westwood offers…Details
Three Forest Grove Middle School Chorus students have been selected to participate in the 2019 Florida Music Educators Association (FMEA) All-State Choruses. They are: Sebastian Spence (8th Grade) – Tenor – Florida All-State 7/8 Mixed Chorus Alvin Lyons, Jr. (7th Grade) – Tenor – Florida All-State 7/8 Mixed Chorus Ella Gagliardi (8th Grade) – Alto…Details
Early in November, approximately 300 St. Lucie Public Schools students attended Indian River State College’s Great Explorations. Each student was able to focus on an area of interest then attend program tours, presentations, and hands-on activities. Many set plans and goals for their future careers! .
Parkway Elementary is getting into the Thanksgiving spirit.
Northport hosted a contingency of veterans from American Legion, Post 318 and Vietnam Veterans, Chapter 566 for a panel discussion for a commemoration of Veterans Day. The program began with second grade students from Jennifer Lusardi’s class leading the Pledge of Allegiance and giving a special salute to our veterans. Miss Lusardi’s father, Joe Lusardi.…Details
On Wednesday November 7, 2018, Port St. Lucie High School’s Army JROTC Jaguar Battalion’s color guard presented the national colors as students said the Pledge of Allegiance and sang the National Anthem. Opening the Morningside Elementary Veterans Day Ceremony and commanding the color guard was Cadet Sergeant Lawrence Moleon Mathews accompanied by Cadet Command Sergeant…Details