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District Honors Veterans

Police Officer Salvatore Longo

Serving his country and community has been a lifelong career for school police officer Salvatore Longo, who is one of the many United States Armed Forces veterans working in the School District of Palm Beach County. Longo, who served in the U.S. Army from 1983 to 1989, went to Grenada as a Communications Scout in…

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[Video]: Voters Approve PBCSD Referendum

Palm Beach County voters, once again, put students first by approving the Countywide School Question on the November 6 ballot. The Referendum, which takes effect on July 1, 2019, will increase the millage rate to 1 mill. This increase will provide approximately $200 million per year to Palm Beach County District-operated schools over the next…

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Five Star Schools Celebrated at Annual Breakfast

The School District of Palm Beach County celebrated the accomplishments of 85 schools on Wednesday. The schools are recipients of the Five Star Award, a distinction recognized by the Florida Department of Education for exemplary community involvement. Recipients of the Five Star School Award received a certificate, a flag and the prestige of the highest possible…

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School District of PBC Leads State in Schools of Excellence

Schools of Excellence

Fifty-nine District-operated schools in Palm Beach County have been designated as Schools of Excellence by the Florida Department of Education, making the School District of Palm Beach County the leader in Schools of Excellence in the state of Florida. The School of Excellence distinction is given to schools that maintain an A or B grade…

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Cafeterias Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With Fiesta Fridays

Hispanic Student celebrating

Throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, the School District of Palm Beach County’s School Food Service Department offered special menus each week, referring to the celebration as Fiesta Fridays. The Hispanic menu items were served in all school cafeterias throughout the District on most Fridays during the September 15 through October 15 period for Hispanic Heritage Month.…

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[Video]: Choice and Career Fair Scheduled for Oct. 16

Showcase of schools

The School District’s more than 300 Choice and Career programs will be on display for the 22nd “Showcase of Schools” scheduled for Tuesday, October 16 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Expo Center of the South Florida Fairgrounds.    Representatives from 114 different campuses will be available to answer questions about the educational…

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[Video]: District Celebrates National Custodian Appreciation Day

Custodian Appreciation Day

October 2 is National Custodian Appreciation Day, a great time to show gratitude to the men and women who keep our District schools and offices in tip-top shape. The District is proud to honor and recognize our custodians who work hard each day ensuring that our schools and facilities are always in pristine condition. Take…

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