Peaches are a delicious summer treat. A native of China, peaches traveled to Persia before making their way to the Americas with the Spaniards in the 1700’s. Thomas Jefferson grew peaches at Monticello. It wasn’t until the 1900’s that commercial peach growing began in the United States. A member of the rose family, and classified…Details
On Wednesday August 8, 2018, the Port St. Lucie High School Jaguar Battalion aided the incoming freshmen at open house, the school’s first event. The cadets of JROTC helped incoming students with finding their classes and enrolled many new cadets into the program. Fifty new eager cadets were assigned that day. Cadets working this event…Details
St. Lucie Public Schools received the highly sought-after AdvancEd Accreditation, and all SLPS principals received their AdvancED certificate at the August School Board Meeting. AdvancED is the largest community of education professionals in the world. They conduct rigorous, on-site reviews of a variety of educational institutions and systems to ensure that all learners realize their…Details
Dinora Gomez, Josh Sorensen, Pat Christian McFadden, and Yasmin Schmidt, recipients of this month’s STAR Award, were acknowledged for their positive customer service by Superintendent E. Wayne Gent and School Board Members. The District appreciates the fact that each one is committed to excellence and going the extra mile to ensure that needs are met,…Details
National Energy Education Development (NEED) selected Morningside Elementary as THE Florida Elementary School of the Year and National Elementary School Runner-Up. The award was based on Mrs. Mukhamedov’s 5th grade class portfolio on energy studies. The fifth-grade group was highly engaged as their studies and experiments on the science of energy led them through class…Details
The health and wellness of our students is vitally important, and SLPS is proud of its continued partnership with the American Heart Association. This partnership is crucial, as today, nearly one in three American kids and teens are overweight or obese and many children to not get enough physical activity. The link between academic achievement…Details
Leah Scheible, a rising junior at Fort Pierce Central High School, was recognized at the August SLPS Board Meeting because she made a big splash at this year’s Special Olympics 2018 USA Games held in Seattle, Washington. As one of Florida’s 7-member swim team delegation, Leah took twin silvers in her individual 200 freestyle…Details
The 2018-2019 School Year is off to a great start! The District maintains a strong commitment to ensuring safety for all students and staff. Please note that new protocols are in place for entering campuses across the District. It is important that you present a form of identification as one of the necessary steps to…Details
As of Tuesday, August 14, the Student Assignment Office returns to its home base at 501 NW University Blvd. Suite #111 Port St. Lucie, FL 34986 The Student Assignment Office shifted its location to the Treasure Coast Public Safety Training Complex on Kirby Loop Road in Ft. Pierce from August 1 – August 13. The…Details
Excitement was in the air as students returned to school on Monday!
Every SLPS campus is supported by a School Resource Deputy. The support of all law enforcement agencies is appreciated!
316 buses were ready to roll and transport 23,000 students safely to and from school.