Student Work Skills Opportunity Continues to “Perk” Interest

“Student Perks: It’s More Than Coffee.”  This slogan, used to promote a student-run enterprise known as Student Perks, rings true for those who instituted a work skills opportunity that began percolating three years ago in the St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) Exceptional Student Education (ESE) program.   On Tuesday, October 16, Student Perks was recognized by…


Student Services and National School Counseling Week, Feb. 1–5, 2016

Throughout the state of Florida, this week is celebrated as Student Services Week to laud the contributions of student services professionals. School counselors, school nurses, school psychologists and school social workers dedicate their efforts to supporting the academic, behavioral, social, physical, mental and emotional development of all students. In sync with this is National School…


Student Perks Coffee Shop

SLWCHS students were mentored by veteran Student Perks kiosk operators from PSLHS during the soft opening of the Student Perks kiosk located in Port St. Lucie at the City’s government office administration building.  PSLHS students have successfully managed a kiosk at the St. Lucie County Administration Office for two years.

Student Hero

Fifth grader Brandon Roth from Mariposa Elementary School was recognized during the December Board meeting for his courageous actions during a life-threatening situation. This summer, Brandon was riding his skateboard when he discovered a neighbor in distress lying in her doorway. He ran to her aid and flagged down a passing car to call 911.…