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School Police: Threats Against Schools No Joke, Suspects Will Face Legal Action

By Julie Houston Trieste | February 19, 2018

On Monday evening, School Police called all parents of students in the School District of Palm Beach County. If you missed the call, please read this valuable information. “Your School Police Department works every day to ensure the safety of our 180 schools and we have been working diligently to study the details coming from…

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[Video]: MSAP Grant Provides iPad for Every Student at Palmetto ES

By Julie Houston Trieste | February 19, 2018

An iPad for every student! That’s not the dream.. that’s the reality at Palmetto Elementary School, thanks to a federal MSAP grant. See how the technology is being put into the hands of students, to boost curiosity and achievement.

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Help, Resources for Parents to Discuss Broward Tragedy with Children

By Kathy Burstein (Communications) | February 14, 2018

Wednesday’s tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County is making headlines throughout our area, and many students will undoubtedly be exposed to news and social media posts about the shooting. If your children have questions about what they’ve seen and heard, these resources may be helpful. PBS Parents’ Talking with Kids about…

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District Administrator Named Tops in the Country for Health, Physical Education

By Nneka Nnolim | February 14, 2018

Eric Stern, K-12 Health and Physical Education Curriculum Administrator for the School District of Palm Beach County, has been named the 2018 Channing Mann Physical Education Administrator of the Year by SHAPE America, the Society of Health and Physical Educators. He was selected for the award because of his work to support health and physical…

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School Board Opts to Promote from Within, Conduct Internal Search for New Superintendent

By Kathy Burstein (Communications) | February 14, 2018

The School District of Palm Beach County’s next superintendent will be selected from within the District’s current employee ranks, with the goal of naming a new leader by Spring Break, School Board members decided Wednesday. Board members unanimously agreed that an internal candidate was best positioned to continue the progress made under the School District’s…

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[Video]: Young Warriors at New Horizons ES Learn Culture, Respect

By Julie Houston Trieste | February 12, 2018

Each month, a group of African-American boys at New Horizons meet for a drum circle with a lesson. Lead by the District’s manager of African, African American, Latino, and Gender Studies, Brian Knowles, the boys learn about respect and following directions while also enjoying the music.  

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[Video]: Jupiter MS Students Host Students from China

By Julie Houston Trieste | February 8, 2018

Thirty-four students from Beijing spent the day at Jupiter Middle School to tour, perform and be entertained while learning about the programs and educational opportunities available at the school. The cultural exchange program is designed for a collaboration between the children to share insights and cultural perceptions that will help them continue to grow in…

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[Campus Reporter]: Google Tests Their AR at Woodlands MS

By Jordan Barenburg | February 7, 2018

Tech giant Google visited the Woodlands Middle School campus in an effort to collect more feedback on their new Augmented Reality (AR) technology, currently under development as Google Expeditions. Some students on the campus had an amazing opportunity to give their feedback on the program. Students in the Medical program had a chance to see…

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School District Employees Help Promote Breast Cancer Awareness With Shades of Pink Bus

By Nneka Nnolim | February 7, 2018

Two School District of Palm Beach County employees are part of a county-wide campaign to raise awareness about breast cancer and highlight the inspiring stories of breast cancer survivors. Deputy General Counsel Shawntoyia Bernard and Tanzanika Lillard, a Human Resources Analyst, will have their pictures on the “Shades of Pink” bus that features portraits of…

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[Campus Reporter]: Suncoast HS Highlights the Culture of its Campus at Heritage Assembly

By Julie Houston Trieste | February 6, 2018

Students from Suncoast High School sang, danced and shared their culture during the school’s annual Heritage Assembly, the culmination of Heritage Week. Heritage Week is an annual event at the school. As an International Baccalaureate school, Suncoast promotes international mindedness. The program benefited Puerto Rico relief efforts. Proceeds from previous years have benefited schools in the…

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