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The District Communications Department supports the flow of internal and external communications as well as the growth of community-based networks for sustainable partnerships.  St. Lucie Public Schools and our community are closely linked, and through vibrant partnerships, the characteristics of a world class quality education system will be realized and promoted.

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Press Releases

  • Cobra Poets Strike Hard
    by Kerry Padrick on April 11, 2017 at 10:40 pm

    ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Fort Pierce Central High School’s (FPCHS) student poets took to the stage with words spoken from the heart intended to excite and engage at this year’s Louder than a Bomb (LTAB) Poetry Slam. Kayla Daley, a senior, was one of 12 South Florida high school students selected from more than 300…Click the title to read more... […]

    by Kerry Padrick on April 11, 2017 at 10:03 pm

    ST. LUCIE COUNTY – On Saturday April 22, test drive a new Buick and help Buick donate up to $10,000 to Treasure Coast High School located at 1000 SW Darwin Blvd. in Port St. Lucie. Garber Buick GMC in Ft. Pierce will have new Buick vehicles at the school for this Test Drive Event from…Click the title to read more... […]

  • SAT Available to All SLPS Juniors
    by Kerry Padrick on February 6, 2017 at 6:35 pm

    ST. LUCIE COUNTY – St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) continues to open additional pathways to college success for more and more high school students.  On March 1, 2017, the District will launch its first SAT School Day, affording all juniors the opportunity to participate in SAT testing during the regular school day.  “We are always…Click the title to read more... […]

  • Support is Blooming for New Teachers
    by Kerry Padrick on February 6, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    ST. LUCIE COUNTY – A recent professional development campaign tagged as “The Marigold Effect – Seeds of Change” was designed to foster literacy support and mentorship for new teachers.  According to Mandy Rowland, literacy curriculum specialist for St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS), this particular training was designed to foster the positive support offered by the…Click the title to read more... […]

  • Community Supports Celebrate Literacy Week
    by Kerry Padrick on January 31, 2017 at 8:35 pm

    ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Literacy efforts continue to grow through collaborative support with community members. In classrooms throughout SLPS, business and civic leaders read to students and participated in literacy events as part of the Celebrate Literacy Week.   “Parents, business leaders, neighbors, and mentors play a crucial role in helping children learn to read…Click the title to read more... […]

  • College Fair Results in Scholarships Worth Nearly 6 Million for St. Lucie High School Seniors
    by Kerry Padrick on January 30, 2017 at 10:41 pm

    ST. LUCIE COUNTY – St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) seniors are still buzzing with excitement about the college opportunities that are open to them as a result of the recent Historically Black College/University (HBCU) and Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) College Fair. To date, students have been awarded scholarships worth nearly six million dollars to pursue…Click the title to read more... […]

  • Academic Challenge Champions Announced
    by Kerry Padrick on January 30, 2017 at 9:36 pm

    ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Do you have a keen sense of philosophy and humanities, knowledge of advanced mathematics and scientific theory, and a broad background in literature? If so, you may stand a chance against this year’s Academic Challenge Team.  On Saturday, January 28, local high school teams competed for the overall St. Lucie Public…Click the title to read more... […]

  • Local Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced
    by Kerry Padrick on January 23, 2017 at 8:44 pm

    ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Cheers echoed across campuses today as three deserving teachers were named as finalists for St. Lucie Public Schools’ (SLPS) Teacher of the Year.  Makeda-Ione Brome (Lincoln Park Academy), John J. Davino (Samuel S. Gaines Academy K-8), and Jim LeBon (Southport Middle School) were surprised by a throng of delegates from St.…Click the title to read more... […]

  • O’Leary to Serve On Microsoft K12 Advisory Committee
    by Kerry Padrick on January 16, 2017 at 12:59 am

    ST. LUCIE COUNTY – With a strong history of innovative leadership and a positive record of advancing St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) technology infrastructure and technology support system, Chief Information Officer Terence O’Leary, will serve a two-year term on the Microsoft’s K12 Advisory Board.  This prestigious Board is made up of 30 members from across…Click the title to read more... […]

  • History Fair Projects Judged This Thursday
    by Kerry Padrick on January 16, 2017 at 12:56 am

    ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Two hundred history fair projects focused on this year’s theme of “Taking a Stand in History” will be judged by local dignitaries at IRSC’s Kight Center this Thursday. Students from across the District have researched, analyzed, and interpreted information on the topic. Working individually or in groups, they have submitted their…Click the title to read more... […]


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Kerry Padrick Chief Communications Officer 772-429-5544 Office kerry.padrick@stlucieschools.org 4204 Okeechobee Road Fort Pierce, FL 34947 Janice Sizemore Executive Assistant 772-429-5544 Office janice.sizemore@stlucieschools.org 4204 Okeechobee Road Fort Pierce, FL 34947 Craig Jerome TV Manager Media Services Department / Powered by the ITS Department 772-468-5160 Office craig.jerome@stlucieschools.org 532 N. 13th Street Ft. Pierce, Fl. 34950