Turkey Bowl

Join us for a night of family fun on Thursday, November 19th from 5:30 to 7:00PM. Free admission includes Games, Arts & Crafts, Cake Walk, Football, Cheerleading and more. Refreshments will be available for purchase and the Scholastic Book Fair will be open. All families that attend will be entered for a chance to win a turkey.…


SGA Star Representatives

It is that exciting time of the year when we get the opportunity to recognize our colleagues for their hard work & efforts and to give them a chance to represent Samuel Gaines Academy in the SLPS 2015-16 Night of the Stars. Gaines Academy is proud to announce our amazing staff representatives:   Eric Gormley, IND teacher, is our…


LPAC Resource Day

Lincoln Park Advisory Committee will have a Community Resource Day on November 17th from 9:30 to 11:30.  The meeting will be held at the Garden Terrace Boys & Girls Club, 3104 Avenue J in Fort Pierce.  Come out and have breakfast and learn about resources that you and your family can utilize. For more information call…


A Chance to Win at SGA

The PBiS team of Samuel S. Gaines Academy is striving to engage kids in positive behaviors. When students follow the “SGA Way” which is the school-wide expectations to Stay Safe, Give Respect and Act Responsibly, they earn “Colt Cash.” Colt Cash can be used for special events and “Chance to Win” drawings. The PBiS team sponsors monthly…


Thank you from Ms. Wilke

Dear Colt Family, Wow! What an amazing day!  I am overwhelmed with pride for the incredible experiences that occurred throughout our school on November 4th.  Over 1200 students received personal awards of achievement and affirmation.  1200 students sat with a caring adult today to celebrate their successes and share their goals.  Several school board members and…


October Family Event

On the evening of October 29th, Parent Academy of St. Lucie County conducted a  family event at Gaines Academy. Students enjoyed doing a slimy science project while their family learned about internet and social media safety. Informative and fun for all!

Master Custodian

At a recent School Board meeting, our own Mr. Taylor was awarded his certified and master custodian certificates. Way to go, Mr. Taylor! You and your crew have been doing an awesome job keeping up with our campus custodial needs.

Parent Academy Workshops

“They Don’t Come With Instructions” Parent Support Workshops Join us at Parent Academy, 2940 South US1, for a FREE, Engaging, and Interactive 6-session parent support workshop!   Our goal is to equip parents with the skills they need to improve family interactions and communication. November 10, 17, 24, December 1, 8, and 15    6pm – 7:30pm…


Conferences & Awards

Students are busy preparing for their student led conferences which will be held on Thursday, November 4th.  They are excited to share with a caring adult: their best work, areas they want to strengthen and goals they have for the upcoming quarter. November 4th will also be First Quarter Awards Day. Conferences and awards ceremonies will be…


NASA visits SGA

On Friday, October 23rd, NASA Engineer George “Gabe” Gabrielle, came to Samuel Gaines Academy to speak with our students about space travel.  He taught Mr. Davino’s AVID classes about the NASA facilities, preparing them for their upcoming 8th grade field trip to Kennedy Space Center in November.  Mr. Gabrielle also had a chance to speak with the…


Slime! Family Event

Come out on Thursday, October 29th at 5:30 to the Slime! family event that is being facilitated by the Parent Academy (Parenting in the 21st Century). There will be a presentation to the parents about social media and precautions. Students will be doing a slimy science related project – making their own slime.