Posts by Julie Houston Trieste

Happy Thanksgiving: District and Schools Closed November 20-24

Here’s one more thing to be thankful for as you gather around the table this Thanksgiving holiday. All Palm Beach County School District Schools and District Offices will be closed the week of Thanksgiving. “I’m looking forward to unwinding a little bit and spending time with family,” Superintendent Robert Avossa said during his annual Thanksgiving…

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Lake Park ES Receives $10,000 Donation from Burlington to Celebrate Store Opening

Burlington Stores, Inc., through its partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org, will be at Lake Park Elementary School Friday to present the school with a $10,000 check to directly fund needed supplies in each classroom. The check presentation is part of the grand opening celebration for Burlington’s new store on Northlake Blvd. in Lake Park this weekend. Representatives…

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#ThankATeacherPBC Thursday: Suncoast Teacher Honored for Providing Lifelong Financial Lessons for Students

Suncoast High School’s personal finance lessons teachers are adding up the accolades while also teaching important life-long lessons in financial literacy. The school has been named as a top 100 and top 10 large school for the Best W!se High Schools teaching personal finance. The program, sponsored by the Voya Foundation, provides a curriculum and…

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[Video]: School District Departments Work Together to Help Community, Schools Weather the Storm

Before Hurricane Irma’s winds were whipping until the schools were ready to open Monday, School District of Palm Beach County employees were there to help the community prepare, cope and recover from the storm’s effects. The District’s Facilities teams shuttered schools prior to the storm, and a small team worked throughout Irma to ensure the…

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