District Offers AP Exam Study Guides/Videos in Student Portal

By Julie Houston Trieste | April 26, 2018

To help students better prepare for the upcoming AP® exams, the School District of Palm Beach County has partnered with Study Edge, an online video education company, to provide comprehensive review materials for the exams. Students can access the study guides and videos any time of day or night from their student portals. Search for…

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Culinary and Hospitality Students Are Serving up Success With Scholarship Wins

By Pat Evans | April 25, 2018

Six students in the District’s Culinary Program and Hospitality & Tourism Management Program have each been awarded $2,000 scholarships from the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA). The students were recognized for their accomplishments at the School Board meeting on April 18. The students received their scholarships as a result of their GPA, as well…

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Applications Currently Being Accepted For Student Summer Writing Workshop

By Pat Evans | April 25, 2018

Students currently in grades 6-11 are encouraged to apply for the Canon Future Authors Workshop, a free, stimulating seven-day seminar designed to sharpen their writing skills. Students will have the opportunity to write and revise materials for publication, as well as meet local writers during informative discussion sessions. The workshop is sponsored by Junior Achievement…

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Washington Elementary Welcomes Carissa Battle as New Principal

By Pat Evans | April 25, 2018

A veteran educator and product of Palm Beach County’s public schools is now leading Washington Elementary School in Riviera Beach as its new principal. Carissa Battle was named Principal at Washington Elementary this month, and was introduced during the School Board’s regular meeting on April 18. Ms. Battle said she sees herself in her students…

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Parent Workshop – Preparing for My Child’s “Special Needs Trust”

By Pat Evans | April 24, 2018

The FDLRS/ESE Special Education Parent University event will be held Saturday, May 5, 2018, 9:00 am – 11:30 am at the Fulton-Holland Educational Services Center. Workshop topics will include “Understanding/Preparing for My Child’s “Special Needs Trust” and “Fun Summer Activities.” To Register, please click here. For additional information and driving directions, please click here.

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[Video]: First Lady of Japan Visits Loggers’ Run Middle, as School Introduces Japanese Language Classes

By Pat Evans | April 19, 2018

About 200 students were treated to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity Tuesday as the First Lady of Japan, Akie Abe, visited Loggers’ Run Middle School in Boca Raton. Abe was greeted with a performance by the school’s band and chorus before receiving gifts of artwork from a student and the school’s art teacher. After the presentation, Abe…

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School District Celebrates its Volunteers During Appreciation Week

By Pat Evans | April 17, 2018

The School District has thousands of teachers and staff supporting the academic success and emotional needs of students in schools across the county, but they don’t do it alone. So the week of April 15-21, the District is celebrating the kindness and hard work of its volunteers. More than 44,000 school volunteers provide approximately $24…

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[Gallery]: Schools Celebrating National School Library Month

By Pat Evans | April 13, 2018

April is National School Library Month, a time to celebrate what is often the heart of the school; a place where history is tucked between the pages and imagination is sparked with great stories. Schools across the District are recognizing the month with guest speakers and assemblies. Berkshire Elementary School held storytimes April 2-6 for…

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Twelve Students Honored at State Science Fair, Three Headed to International Fair

By Pat Evans | April 12, 2018

Three students from the School District of Palm Beach County have qualified to compete in the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) for their share of more than $5 million in prizes and scholarships. Ray Jai, from A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, Kaylee Cunningham from Olympic Heights High School, and Rishu Mohanka…

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Haitian Heritage Month

Deadline for Haitian Heritage Month Essay Contest Quickly Approaching

By Pat Evans | April 11, 2018

In preparation for Haitian Heritage Month (HHM) in May, the School District of Palm Beach County welcomes entries for its annual HHM essay contest to  commemorate the valuable history and contributions of the Haitian community in Palm Beach County. High School students are invited to participate by writing a 600-700 word essay on this year’s…

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