Music and celebration was in the air as middle school students from St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) brought home accolades from the recent District 13 Music Performance Assessment (MPAs). The MPAs are organized opportunities for Florida bands and choral groups to perform and receive feedback from qualified judges. The events are part of the Florida…Details
Frances K. Sweet teachers and staff support Light it Up Blue for Autism by wearing blue on April 1st.
Satchel Joseph, the 2016 SLWCHS valedictorian, has been accepted into four Ivy League Universities: Cornell, Dartmouth, Princeton, and The University of Pennsylvania. She was also accepted by Georgia Tech and Duke. All of the institutions offered her substantial scholarships ranging to more than $70,000 per year. Satchel is leaning toward attending Princeton, which accepted a…Details
St. Lucie’s students are making an impact at the State Science Fair in Lakeland. Congratulations to our innovators!!
The Speakers Bureau Special Guest Speakers at Ft. Pierce Westwood High School this month were Mr. Nick Mimms, Ft. Pierce City Manager, and Mr. Joseph Smith, St. Lucie Count Clerk of Courts. Mr. Mimms and Mr. Smith encouraged the students by letting them know that despite road blocks and opposition, continue to work hard and…Details
The Speakers Bureau Special Guest Speaker at Samuel S. Gaines Academy K-8 this month was Mr. Alex Oge, where he is also the Assistant Principal. Mr. Oge’s presentation and personal reflections of his path to success captivated the students and gave help to inspire students to work hard to achieve their goals in life. “Nothing is impossible if you…Details
Our aging population, the increased use of medical technologies for diagnosis and treatment, and the resulting demand for healthcare services assure us that Healthcare will continue to be the fastest-growing industry sector. St. Lucie County’s Allied Health programs offer students opportunities for certifications that lead to entry-level jobs in Healthcare, as well as articulated credits…Details
Mariposa Elementary’s Odyssey of the Mind team led by Mrs. Jennifer Scipioni competed in the Palms Regional tournament in Riviera Beach, Florida. They competed in Division 1 for problem number 5 titled “Furs, Fins, Feathers and Friends.” They were one out of eight teams that decided to solve this problem. To solve this problem they…Details
Fourth and Fifth Grade students in 21st CCLC received donated “Walk-Its” from The Walking Classroom. Students walk three times per week, while listening to content related pod-casts. Students track their heart rate and total steps. Floresta students LOVE getting fit while learning!
Students in Mrs. Kasey Ascani’s second grade class at Frances K. Sweet had a visitor from UF USDA lab. Sean Reif, parent of Arianne Reif, came in to do a presentation about plants and afterwards the class enjoyed some of the delicious fruit that grows on them. Pictured from left to right: Sean Reif, Jeffery…Details