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
Fifth grade students, Heather Heath, Tuan Tran, Levi Gonzalez, and Sophia Lopez in Carla Bargeron’s Science resource class at Mariposa Elementary recently completed an exciting science unit. Students first learned about landforms and volcanoes and then worked in teams to design and construct paper mache’ volcanos. Students also learned about the steps in the scientific process and physical…Details
Mark your calendar for the 2019 Back-to-School Non-profit Expo at Grace Way Village. When: Thursday, August 1, from 11 am to 3 pm. Grace Way Village is one of many non-profits looking forward to supporting teachers in their efforts to care for our community’s children! There are many non-profit organizations in the area that can…Details
Cora Stickney Harper Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution was proud to announce the winners of the DAR American History Essay Contest. The contest was open to all public and private schools 5-8th grade. Frances K Sweet Magnet School was proud that all three place holders for fifth grade were from our school. The…Details
Students in Mrs. Christy Nuccio’s fifth grade class work diligently comparing and contrasting characters from a realistic fiction story. Pictured from the left are: Zoey Zurita, Savana McKenzie, and Jenna Simmons.
The kindergarteners of Frances K Sweet have yet again proved that they can truly perform the Greatest Show on Earth. Students were everything from clowns, lions, elephants, jugglers, to tightrope walkers. Students entertained their families and members of the community. Pictured in the Incredible Growing Machine is Lennon Paquette, assisted by clowns Skye Graham (left)…Details
F K Sweet kindergarteners would like to invite YOU to their circus. You can watch the fearless Lion Tamer and the daredevils on the high-wire! Laugh at the whimsical clowns and be amazed at the acrobats. All preformed by our talented and amazing kindergarten students. It is free to all! It’s fantastic, fun, and FREE.…Details