Posts by Nneka Nnolim

District Volunteers Honored by State as Outstanding School Volunteers

Two School District of Palm Beach County volunteers were recently honored at the state level by the Florida Department of Education as Outstanding School Volunteers. Kayla Abramowitz from William T. Dwyer High School was recognized in the Youth category and Terri Priore from Palm Beach Central High School was the top Adult volunteer. Abramowitz was…

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Palm Beach County Teachers Receive Prestigious Holocaust Educator Award

This year, three of the four winners of the Gutterman Family Outstanding Holocaust Educator of the Year Award are from the School District of Palm Beach County. The highly competitive award, funded by Arthur Gutterman, enables winning teachers to participate in an all-expense paid educator field study to Poland and Israel. Florida Atlantic University’s Center…

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School Counselors of the Year and Site-Based Administrators of the Year Recognized at Board Meeting

Group of people at School Board Meeting

Several dedicated School District of Palm Beach County employees were celebrated at the Board Meeting on February 21, after receiving awards from the Palm Beach School Counselor Association. The School Counselors of the Year were honored for running top-notch, comprehensive counseling programs at their respective schools. Site-based Administrators of the Year were recognized for empowering counselors…

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Award-Winning Principal Takes Helm at Carver Middle

The 2017-2018 Principal of the Year Sandra Edwards is coming home to Delray Beach where she will lead Carver Middle School as the new principal. Her appointment was announced at the Board Meeting on February 21. “I’m very excited about this opportunity,” Edwards said at the Board Meeting. She talked about being born and raised…

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

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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District Recognizes Celebrate Literacy Week, January 22-26

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The Just Read, Florida! Office and the Florida Department of Education (FDOE), in partnership with other FDOE offices, school districts, state organizations and agencies, are joining forces for the 10th annual statewide Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!, scheduled for the week of January 22-26. Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! is an annual event during which students, teachers,…

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