Teacher Appreciation Week

Gaines Academy would like to thank all the businesses and organizations that collaborated with us to make this year’s Teacher Appreciation week a huge success: Applebee’s; Kanamyl Torres, Independent Beauty Consultant for Mary Kay; Grand Canyon University and Treasure Coast High School AFJ-ROTC.

Staff Car Wash

The entire staff at Samuel Gaines Academy K-8 would like to thank the Treasure Coast High School ROTC Cadets for the outstanding work they did on Friday. The car wash was a nice treat for our staff to conclude Teacher Appreciation week.

SGA Supports March of Dimes

On Saturday April 16th, Samuel Gaines Academy staff and volunteers joined the March of Dimes in their annual “March for Babies” walk at Indian Riverside Park. During April, the SGA Kids at Hope Committee encouraged the students to raise money for the great cause and a goal was set for $500. In just over one…


April Speakers Bureau

The Speakers Bureau Special Guest Speakers at Samuel S. Gaines Academy K-8 this month were Mr. E. Wayne Gent, Superintendent of St. Lucie Public Schools and Mr. Lafayette Ashley, Graduating Senior of Ft. Pierce Central High School Class of 2016. Mr. Gent captured the attention of the students as he told them how he chose…


Dr. Gaines Essay winner

Congratulations to Velise Destile from Ms. Steward’s 5th grade class. Velise placed second in the Elementary category in the Dr. Samuel S. Gaines Essay Contest. She will be  recognized for this honor at the May 10th School Board meeting with a certificate and $100 prize money. Way-to-go, Velise!  


STAR Award

St. Lucie Public Schools honors its staff members for outstanding customer service. Congratulations to Ms. Donella Crenshaw, SGA Behavior Technician, one of the April recipients of the STAR Award. Well-deserved!

Family Reading Festival

SLC 7th annual Family Reading Festival is on Saturday, April 23 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. We are also excited to announce that our event will occur simultaneously with the SLC Safety Festival. The Family Reading Festival will be located around the stadium and the SLC Safety Festival will be located in the parking…