St. Lucie Schools partner with Crime Stoppers, Sheriff’s Office

March 07, 2018
  • By Sy O'Neill
  • Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
St. Lucie Public Schools, Crime Stoppers and St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office have partnered to heighten awareness among students and staff about the Crime Stoppers program as another way of supporting safe campuses and responsible citizenship. High school principals recently were presented with two Crime Stopper banners, which will hang prominently on their campuses to support messages about the Crime Stoppers program. Contributed

PALM BEACH COUNTY SCHOOLS

ALLAMANDA ELEMENTARY

Students have raised more than $3,000 to date for the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart. Students will receive pledged donations for counted jumps at the school’s Field Day/Jump Rope for Heart event March 16. Call 561-803-7200 for more information.

The school and the Kiwanis of North Palm Beach are co-sponsoring the third annual Strive Five for the Hive 5K Run, 3K Walk at 8 a.m. Sunday at The Gardens Mall. There will be trophies and medals, and breakfast will be provided at Brio Tuscan Grille for all registered participants.

BRIEFLY

The law firm of Rosenthal, Levy, Simon and Ryles will host an inaugural Midterm Madness event to show appreciation for educators in Palm Beach County. The free event takes place 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Hilton Palm Beach Airport and will feature facials, mini-manicures, massages, makeovers, adult beverage sampling, vendors, raffle prizes, and an ice cream sundae bar. Legends of Xscape will provide an Xscape Room. Local organizations that support teachers will share free supplies and resources. Registrations will be accepted at the door. A school ID is required. For more information, call 561-371-7818 or email Laurasouth@comcast.net.

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is offering local middle and high school students the chance to produce “To Kill a Mockingbird,” adapted by Christopher Sergel from the novel by Harper Lee. The deadline to apply for the project is Monday, and interviews will take place through March 17. Submission packets are available by visiting jupitertheatre.org/youth-artists-chair-program. Students chosen will take on specific roles throughout the summer months that include producer, director, set designer, costume designer, lighting designer, sound designer, properties designer, stage manager, assistant stage manager, marketing, press relations, development, carpentry/electrics, run crew and wardrobe.

Auditions and callbacks for students in grades six to 12 will be held noon to 4 p.m. April 29. Students should come prepared with a one-minute monologue in the style of the show. Preregistration is required. For additional audition information and an appointment, call 561-743-2666, ext. 123. The show will take place at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11.

The Palm Beach County Youth Services Department is accepting applications through April 13 for summer camp scholarships. The scholarship program offers eligible children ages 5-14, and a special population up to age 17, a full scholarship to day camp for the entire summer. The scholarship covers all tuition and fees for children residing in families with income at or below 150 percent of federal poverty guidelines. To access the application form and view a list of outreach events, visit discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Pages/Summer_Camp.aspx. For more information, contact the Youth Services Department at 561-242-5713 or email YSD-summercamp@pbcgov.org.

TREASURE COAST SCHOOLS

JOHN CARROLL HIGH

The 28th annual Golf Tournament takes place April 28 at Gator Trace Country Club. Registration and breakfast begin at 7:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Players can become “all inclusive” golfers for $150, which includes two mulligans, a $20 raffle ticket and a complimentary beverage in addition to golfing, breakfast and lunch. Sponsors, raffle prize donors and golfers are asked to register online prior to April 11 at JohnCarrollHigh.com. For more information, call 772-464-5200 or email Katherine Stanton at KStanton@JohnCarrollHigh.com.

BRIEFLY

Kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year begins March 19. Parents and guardians should contact the individual schools directly for details on registration times. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 to attend. Parents will need to bring the child’s original birth certificate or other proof of date of birth; two proofs of residency; a current physical examination on Form 3040; and a Florida Certificate of Immunization, Form 680.