Creating Galactic Gliders at Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies

The students in the STEAM Design Challenges classes at Samuel Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies (SGAET) just completed their first Design Challenge: Galactic Gliders. Students worked in teams to design a unique hoop glider that would satisfy their client, Mrs. Ima Sorin’s, needs. Students had the chance to design, build, test, redesign and retest prototypes…

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CREATIVITY AWARDED IN HIGH SCHOOL WRITING CONTEST

Numerous public and private high school students in the four-county area of Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee counties participated in the Indian River State College Creative Writing Contest. The event is hosted annually by the English/Communications/Modern Languages Department. Contestants entered original short stories, one-act plays and poems for a chance to win scholarships…

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Crime Prevention Expo

Fort Pierce Central High School’s Criminal Justice Academy hosted its annual Crime Prevention Day on Friday, October 30, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. This expo-style event provided opportunities for students to learn about numerous programs, discuss the mission of each, and explore career opportunities with representatives from agencies including: Ft. Pierce Police Department,…

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Criminal Justice

Law enforcement and criminal justice encompass many professions including police officers, sheriff’s deputies, detectives and state troopers, border patrol agents, Central Intelligence (CIA), crime scene investigation (CSI), corrections officers, criminologists, federal officers, game wardens, paralegals, and private investigators.   This program prepares students to continue their education in Criminal Justice careers. (Fort Pierce Central High School,…

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Criminal Justice Advisory Board Meets

Criminal Justice teachers in St Lucie Public Schools have so much to be proud of!  Students earn 911 Operator and Accredited Legal Professional Industry Certifications; participate in the St Lucie County Emergency Operations Center activities; attend a Teen Discourse session with the U.S. Federal Courthouse and Judges; and partner with Indian River State College Public…

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