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School Bus Driver’s Attentiveness and Quick Thinking Saves the Day

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School District of Palm Beach County Bus Driver Regina Shealy recently received the Heroism Award from the Traffic Safety Committee of the Palm Beaches at the 32nd annual Traffic Safety Recognition Luncheon. Shealy was honored for quickly coming to the rescue of a student who rode on her school bus. In February while driving her usual…

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[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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#ThankATeacherPBC: Conniston Middle School Science Teacher Named PBCSD’s Teacher of the Week

Conniston Middle School teacher Stephanie Killingsworth poses with her I.B. Science students after being named PBCSD's Teacher of the Week on December 7, 2017.

Conniston Middle School International Baccalaureate (I.B.) Science teacher Stephanie Killingsworth’s lessons extend well beyond her classroom, the school campus, and even national borders. These lessons, and a dedication to her students that knows no boundaries, are what earned Ms. Killingsworth the honor of being named the School District of Palm Beach County’s Teacher of the…

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Signed, Sealed and Delivered. Superintendent’s 2017 Holiday Greetings Card Winners Chosen

Winner of the 2017 Seasons Greeting Card Contest

The month of December is that traditional time of year to extend good wishes and season’s cheer. As Superintendent Robert Avossa prepares to send out his holiday greeting cards, some soon-to-be-known local artists’ works are gracing the covers. The 2017 Superintendent Holiday Greeting Card contest winners have been chosen, representing one student from each of…

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#ThankATeacherPBC: Palm Beach Gardens HS English Teacher Named Teacher of the Week for PBCSD

Mr. Seth Erstein of Palm Beach Gardens High School poses with his students after being named the District's #ThankATeacherPBC Teacher of the Week.

The surprise on Seth Erstein’s face was unmistakable this morning, as representatives from the School District of Palm Beach County and ValuTeachers Team SoBetter joined the Palm Beach Gardens High School administration in recognizing him as the District’s #ThankATeacherPBC Teacher of the Week. Mr. Erstein was nominated for the Teacher of the Week award by…

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Lake Shore Teacher Honored by Governor

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Lake Shore Middle School teacher Wilehelmenia Jacobs has been honored with the Governor’s Shine Award for her work as the AVID teacher for students in grades 6-8 at the Belle Glade school. During a meeting of the Florida Cabinet in Tallahassee, Governor Rick Scott recognized Dr. Jacobs along with seven other outstanding educators. The Shine…

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District Teachers Selected for Notable Equity Fellowship

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Seven teachers from the School District of Palm Beach County have been selected to participate in the Teachers For Equity (T4E) Fellowship launched by The Business Innovation Factory (BIF). Funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the fellowship’s purpose is to support the spread of equitable practices within schools. The teachers…

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