White City Elementary kindergarteners created a “Tunnel of Stars” as they handed out Starbursts to cheer on the third graders as they entered the FCAT Pep Rally.
Lawnwood Elementary recently celebrated Spirit Week. Students, faculty, and staff had a blast with the different daily themes. Pictured here are some silly students from Colleen Hawkes’ third grade class on Wacky Day. Bottom row, from left, Nicarus Smith, Jennelius Albury, Ana Cardenas, Orion Hall, and Agustin Sanchez. Top row, from left, Demetra Nicholson, Maria Mendez, Lesli Andaracua, Colleen…Details
Eleven concert bands from throughout St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) participated in the District 13 Concert Band Music Performance Assessments (MPAs) this past weekend. At this assessment, the ensembles perform on Stage 3 prepared numbers for three judges. One selection must be a march. Students leave the stage and go into the Sight Reading room. …Details
Hobe Sound Nature Center visited the fourth graders at Mariposa Elementary. The center brought an owl for students to study and look at the world of raptors, while examining closely the adaptions of owls. Mrs. Jennifer Scipioni’s students learned about these adaptations through a hands-on activity investigating owl pellets. During this exciting lab activity, the…Details
Wonderful job to the Northstar STEaM students, their instructor, Christine Nurse, and ESE Chairpersons Sherri Yacovino and De Green for their great work with our ESE students. The excitement was palpable as students learned new and exciting hands-on information. Northstars STEaM Team students provided a laser and photonics hands-on lab for our wonderful exceptional students.…Details
St. Lucie Public Schools Superintendent Genelle Yost announced today the selection of current school principals, Pam Dampier and Lydia Martin, as Executive Directors of Schools. Veteran Principal Pam Dampier currently serves as principal of Lincoln Park Academy. She began her service to St. Lucie Public Schools in 1994 as a teacher who held numerous leadership…Details
In support of St. Lucie Public Schools’ (SLPS) continuing effort to recruit and retain experienced teachers, SLPS and the St. Lucie Classroom Teachers’ Association/Classified Unit have agreed to remove contract language that limits the years of experience awarded to returning DROP retirees. Previously, returning DROP retirees had a cap of five years on the experience…Details
As part of their science curriculum, students in Bethany DiTullio’s fourth grade class at Allapattah Flats K8 recently studied physical and chemical changes of matter. As a culminating activity, the students performed four different experiments using baking soda and vinegar, salt and water, glow sticks, and crumbling paper. Students then decided whether a physical or chemical change occurred in each…Details
St. Lucie Public Schools students participated at the Florida History Fair in Tallahassee.
This year’s theme was Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History.
Next year’s theme is Taking a Stand in History. The students are already discussing possible topics on their bus ride home.
St. Lucie Public Schools administrators and school-based teams worked with school climate specialist and author Rick Lewis during a recent Restorative Practices workshop. Restorative Practices focuses on establishing a culture of working together to bring about positive behavior changes. The educationally focused goal of restorative practices is to create a generation of professionally capable, self-regulating,…Details