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    The District Wants to Hear From You! Share Your Thoughts by Completing the SEQ

    The School District of Palm Beach County’s School Effectiveness Questionnaire (SEQ) gives parents of enrolled students in all elementary, middle, and high school grades, students in grades 3-12, and school-based staff, an opportunity to submit feedback to the District.

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    The Winner Scholarship Awards at Jupiter Elementary

    The Winner Scholarship, established 22 years ago at Jupiter Elementary, is a $1,000 scholarship to be used at the college, university, or vocational/ technical school of the recipient’s choice. Nominated students must be in grades three through five at Jupiter Elementary and must demonstrate the following: academic initiative, attendance, financial need, and family involvement. Five special winners were celebrated for 2023!

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    Affordable Connectivity Program Helps Households Save and Connect

    The Affordable Connectivity Program helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service. The benefit provides a discount on internet service of up to $30 per month for eligible individuals.

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    Longtime District Professional Named School Psychologist of the Year

    Adrienne Avallone has had a distinguished career in education spanning nearly 30 years in the School District of Palm Beach County. She has earned numerous accolades and recently added another when she received the 2023 School Psychologist of the Year Award from the Florida Association of School Psychologists (FASP).

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    Burke at Work with the Pre-Culinary Arts Academy

    Superintendent Mike Burke is cooking up an exciting episode of Burke at Work in the kitchen at Eagles Landing Middle School. He learned how to make Chef Lauder's family recipe for pierogies alongside students in the pre-culinary arts program who are gaining a variety of job skills in the process.

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    Thank a Teacher: Kim Brobston from Heritage Elementary School

    This week's Thank a Teacher winner was nominated by the mom of both a former student and a current student who said Kimberly Brobston "creates excitement and joy for learning" in her classroom at Heritage Elementary School. Mrs. Brobston received a $250 check from HCA Florida Healthcare.

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    Artistic Talent on Display at Annual Winter Art Dazzle

    District students and visual art teachers showcased their creativity and shared their outstanding artwork during the annual Winter Art Dazzle Exhibition on December 5.

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    Riding for a Good Cause During Inaugural La Vuelta Palm Beach

    The Hispanic and Latino communities came together at the new Dr. Joaquin Garcia High School for the first La Vuelta Palm Beach. Hundreds of riders arrived early in the morning for a 30-mile bicycle ride to benefit the Dr. Joaquin Garcia scholarship fund, as well as the Hispanic Coalition of Palm Beach.

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    Forest Hill Community High School's Engineering Academy is Future Ready!

    Sponsored by the National Academy Foundation (NAF), students in the Engineering Academy at Forest Hill Community High School experience hands-on, experimental learning that complements career-focused courses. This cutting-edge Career and Technical Education program gives our students opportunities they might not have otherwise and prepares them for the workforce of the future.

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    Village of Wellington Grows Keeley Spinelli Grant to $407K for Wellington Schools

    The Village of Wellington continues to be an outstanding partner with Wellington-area schools and the School District of Palm Beach County, and has been instrumental to the academic success of students. This year, the esteemed Keely Spinelli grant was increased to $407,000 with the following 11 Wellington schools receiving $37,000 each to aid students in reading and math.

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    HCA Florida Healthcare Plants Seeds for Learning at South Olive Elementary

    HCA Florida Healthcare Human Resources representatives spent quality time preparing the garden beds at South Olive Elementary School for students to grow plants and vegetables for science lessons and learning about healthy eating habits. Strong community, strong schools!

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    Publix and The Education Foundation's Tools for Back to School

    Volunteers from Publix Super Markets and District leaders joined the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County in distributing school supplies totaling more than $230,000. The donations were raised through Publix's Tools for Back to School campaign.

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    Christmas with the Chimps

    In partnership with Lion Country Safari, going strong for over 10 years, elementary school students built enrichment activities to showcase their creativity and develop their skills in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). They gift-wrapped their creations as holiday surprises for the Chimpanzees to enjoy during annual Christmas with the Chimps.

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    Education Foundation Groundbreaking

    The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, District leaders and administrators, and community supporters came together to break ground on a new 32,000-square-foot facility in Lake Worth Beach. Once it opens in late 2024, it will serve as an innovation hub, a professional development space, support more than 100 programs for students and teachers, and facilitate the expansion of Red Apple Supplies.

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    Learn What's Possible in the School District of Palm Beach County

    Current students and graduates of Choice and Career programs share how they have been able to embrace their dreams thanks to the School District of Palm Beach County's Choice and Career programs. Apply for the 2024-2025 school year until January 26, 2024: mypbchoiceapp.com

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    Hour of Code

    With just one hour of code, students can discover the possibilities that await them in the realm of computer science and in the field of technology. There are activities for all skill levels that inspire passion and curiosity! Check it out at hourofcode.org.

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    Thank a Teacher: Colette Miller from Verde K-8

    This week’s Thank a Teacher winner was nominated by a parent who was impressed by the way she uses kindness to motivate students to learn at Verde K-8. Mrs. Miller received a $250 check from HCA Florida Healthcare.

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    Palm Beach County School Board Announces New Leadership

    During the Palm Beach County School Board's Special Meeting on November 15, board members elected Vice Chair Karen Brill as the new Chair and School Board Member Barbara McQuinn as the new Vice Chair. Chair Brill represents District 3, and Vice Chair McQuinn represents District 1.

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    Graduation Ceremony Dates Announced for the Class of 2024

    The School District of Palm Beach County announces the schedule of graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2024. The ceremonies will be broadcast live on The Education Network (TEN), Xfinity channel 235, AT&T U-verse channel 99, and streamed live online with closed captioning.

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    Holocaust Exhibit Brings Lessons to Life for Students

    The "Hate Ends Now Cattle Car Exhibit" is an immersive, multimedia experience housed inside an exact replica of a World War II cattle car, which was used to transport Jews and other targeted groups to concentration camps.

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    Construction Academy Students Build Houses, Future Careers

    Seminole Ridge High School's Weitz Construction Academy students stay busy acquiring skills and even building homes for those in need through Habitat for Humanity. Discover the exciting possibilities that await you in 330+. Choice and Career programs. Apply now for the 2024-2025 school year at mypbchoiceapp.com.

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    Kids Community Closet Opens in the Glades

    West Technical Education Center hosted a celebration of the successful collaboration between The Migrant Education Program and the National Council of Jewish Women Palm Beach County Chapter.

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    Palm Beach County School District and the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation Partner to Bring Khanmigo to District High School Students

    On November 15, the School District of Palm Beach County announced a new partnership with the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation to expand the use of the Khan Academy suite of products and implement Khanmigo, an innovative AI-powered virtual tutor and teaching assistant, in the District's high schools. The initiative is championed by Dr. David Nicholson, Chairman of the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation.

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    Thank a Teacher: Sophia Gayle from Carver Middle School

    This week’s Thank a Teacher winner quotes a Whitney Houston song when talking about gratitude this Thanksgiving. Sophia Gayle is grateful for the parents at Carver Middle who send their children to school every day so she can “teach them well and let them lead the way.” Ms. Gayle receives a $250 check from HCA Florida Healthcare.

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  • Brill Elected Chair, McQuinn Elected Vice Chair

    Brill Elected Chair, McQuinn Elected Vice Chair of Palm Beach County School Board

    The School District of Palm Beach County School Board elected Karen Brill as the School Board Chair and Barbara McQuinn as the Board Vice Chair. The vote was held during the November 15 Special Meeting which preceded the Regular School Board Meeting.

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