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[Video]: Donald E. Fennoy II, Ed.D., Sworn in as Palm Beach County’s 26th Superintendent of Schools

It was a series of firsts on Wednesday for Superintendent Donald E. Fennoy II: his first time on the dais at his first School Board meeting as Superintendent; his official swearing-in as Palm Beach County’s first African-American Superintendent; his first appearance before hundreds of School District employees and community leaders as the chief executive of…

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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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[VIDEO]: Teachers Get Red Carpet Treatment During TeacherFest

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Hundreds of new and returning teachers descended on Park Vista Community High School for TeacherFest last Friday for an exciting, full day of orientation and learning. The teachers were greeted with an actual red carpet, flanked on each side by energetic students and cheerleaders waving pom poms. A drum line and marching band added to…

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Teachers Enhance Their STEM Skills During Summer Externships

Man standing in front of rocket

Amazing, authentic, and enlightening were some of the words used by teachers to describe their experiences during the School District of Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach County STEM Education Council’s Externship Program. Ten teachers took part in the month-long paid summer externships, acquiring experience in STEM fields that they can take back to…

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[VIDEO]: See My Success – Olympic Heights High School Student Sets Her Sights on Becoming an Astronaut

Olympic Heights Community High School senior Kaylee Cunningham thrives on challenging herself.  She holds a 4.0 GPA, serves as Co-President of the Math National Honor Society, has played on the basketball team, and won the 2015 Congressional App Challenge for a mobile app she designed to teach math. As if that weren’t enough, Kaylee is…

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It’s Back to School for Adult Education Learners!

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It’s not just kids who will #MakeItCountPBC this new school year. August 28 marks the first day of school for thousands of adult students starting day and evening classes at 27 Adult Education sites across the School District of Palm Beach County. “Our adult education programs are designed to improve the employability of our county…

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Teachers Enhance Their STEM Skills During Summer Externships

Man standing in front of rocket

Amazing, authentic, and enlightening were some of the words used by teachers to describe their experiences during the School District of Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach County STEM Education Council’s Externship Program. Ten teachers took part in the month-long paid summer externships, acquiring experience in STEM fields that they can take back to…

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