"Innovative, engaging, differentiated, standards-based instruction"

Morningside is the oldest school in Port Saint Lucie and has a long, deeply rooted tradition of excellence. Our gifted program is noted for its rigor and relevance. The Odyssey of the Mind program is world renowned and continues to challenge students to think. With the partnering of students, staff, and parents, the vision of the school community thrives. Instruction is traditional yet, innovative, engaging, differentiated, standards-based and designed to meet the needs of each student. Teachers are experienced, skilled in their craft, and have a deep pedagogy which helps to ensure student achievement.

Florida Standards

The Florida Standards Assessment  portal is now open.  Parents and students may access it at www.fsassessments.org

Language Arts Florida Standards lafs

Math Florida Standards mathfs

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Commissioners Message to Parents…. New Test!

Click here to find out what Commissioner Pam Stewart is saying about the replacement of FCAT 2.0!


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PBIS–Positive Behavioral Interventions & Support

Positive Behavioral Interventions & Support is a collaborative (team-based), educative, proactive and functional process to developing effective interventions for problem behavior.

The positive refers to a change of focus from reactive, constantly pointing out what students did wrong (negatives), to proactive teaching and recognizing what children are doing right (positives).

PBIS views appropriate consequences as those that are effective in changing the student’s inappropriate behavior.

PBIS acknowledges and rewards students for following school-wide expectations and rules.  The rewards are earned for following the expectations.

School-wide Expectations

S- Safety First

O- Organized and Ready to Learn

A- Acting Responsibly

R-Respect Others


Follow Teacher Directions (complies within 5 seconds)

Arrive to class on time

Bring necessary Materials


Single, straight line

Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself

Follow staff directions (within 5 seconds)


Keep hands and feet to yourself

Follow staff directions

Use equipment safely


Keep your hands, feet, and objects to yourself

Stay in your seat


Follow bus driver directions


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Grace Packs

Grace Packs are going strong and we are servicing 50 students!  If you are a business partner and are interested in sponsoring this program for the 2014-2015 school year, please let us know!

As always, thank you for your support!

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As we embark on another new year, we are always very appreciative of our volunteers.  We want to thank everyone for coming in and volunteering their time to work with students, help in the office, or help make copies this past school year.  We are always in need of volunteers because no service is too small.

The district has gone away from paper applications to electronic applications.  Here are the step by step directions of accessing the electronic applications:
* Go to the District Website: www.stlucie.k12.fl.us
* Click on the Jobs tab across the top.
* Click on the Click to Apply box.
* Click on the link: Click to view current job openings.
* Under the Position heading, select Volunteer.
* Under the Assignment heading, select Volunteer (Non-Paid).
* Under the Location heading, select St. Lucie Schools.
* Click on the Search for Posted Positions button.
* Select Volunteer and click Apply for Posted Position.
* You will be prompted to create a username and password.
* Please keep this for your records.
* There are three mandatory sections that must be completed before the application will be accessible for clearance and approval.
* You will receive an e-mail notification when you have been approved to volunteer.

If you are interested in volunteering, you may contact Volunteer Coordinator, Eric Graff at 337-6730. 



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Forever Blue Jay

If you are an MSE alumnus, you may purchase a “Forever Blue Jay” to be hung on our alumni wall for $10.00.

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