Posts by Julie Houston Trieste

[Video]: See My Success: Forest Hill HS Senior Wins $40K Leaders for Life Scholarship

Victoria Estevez, a senior at Forest Hill High School, was surprised by the school’s cheerleaders, school administrators, and Take Stock in Children representatives as she was awarded at $40,000 Leaders for Life college scholarship. Estevez is the primary caregiver to her two siblings, her 95-year-old great grandmother and grandmother who has cancer while also managing…

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[Video]: Seniors Suit Up For Post-Graduate Success

Thanks to Suits for Seniors, young men across the School District of Palm Beach County are learning life skills and being outfitted with a custom-fit suit. The eight-week program, founded by Jervonte Edmonds, includes distinguished community members who provide lessons in financial literacy, leadership and transitioning from high school to college and career. In the…

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Class of 2018 Graduation Ceremony Dates and Times Announced

Mark your calendars graduates and families, the Class of 2018 graduation ceremony dates and times have been released. Ceremonies are planned for graduates of 32 schools and academies across Palm Beach County. The graduation ceremonies will be broadcast live on The Education Network (T.E.N.) Comcast Channel 235 and AT&T Channel 99, and also stream live…

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School District Hiring Bus Drivers

Two school buses in a parking lot

The School District is seeking school bus drivers to be trained and ready for the road. The District is currently seeking 25 to 30 drivers to help create a reserve of drivers to help fill spots vacated by drivers who retire or leave their positions. Successful trainees who become school bus drivers will receive a…

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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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