Posts by Julie Houston Trieste

[Video]: StudentProtect App Launches, Connects Users Directly with Law Enforcement

A new app that allows students, parents and staff to report threats and suspicious activity directly to local law enforcement has launched.  The app, called StudentProtect, a collaboration between the School District of Palm Beach County, District Police Department and Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office,  has the ability for the user to dial 911 and have…

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School Board Approves Calendar Change, No School on Election Day

The Palm Beach County School Board has approved a revision to the 2018-2019 school calendar that will close school for students on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6. The day will be a Duty/Professional Development Day (Duty/PDD) for school-based staff. The Duty/PDD previously scheduled for Friday, November 2 will be a regular school day for students and…

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Women’s Empowerment Summit to Assist Women in Business, Register Now

Women’s History Month presents a perfect opportunity every March to gather women together to discuss the challenges that remain for women-owned small businesses and to provide a strategic roadmap for success. The School District of Palm Beach County, Office of Diversity in Business Practices is hosting its Inaugural Women’s Empowerment Summit on March 20th from 9:30 a.m. to…

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