#ThankATeacher Thursday: Suncoast Teacher Honored for Providing Lifelong Financial Lessons for Students

Suncoast High School’s personal finance lessons and teacher are adding up the accolades while also teaching important life-long lessons in financial literacy. The school has been named as a top 100 and top 10 large school for the Best W!se High Schools teaching personal finance. The program, sponsored by the Voya Foundation, provides a curriculum…

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Dads, Role Models Asked to Take a Child to School on September 27

Wanted: Positive male role models. When: September 27, first thing in the morning. Where: Your local school. The School District of Palm Beach County, in collaboration with the Florida Department of Education, is recognizing Wednesday, September 27, as “Dads Take Your Child to School Day.” But you don’t have to be a dad to make an…

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[Video]: School District Departments Work Together to Help Community, Schools Weather the Storm

Before Hurricane Irma’s winds were whipping until the schools were ready to open Monday, School District of Palm Beach County employees were there to help the community prepare, cope and recover from the storm’s effects. The District’s Facilities teams shuttered schools prior to the storm, and a small team worked throughout Irma to ensure the…

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ESE Department Hosting Special Education Universities for Parents of Students With Special Needs

The Exceptional Student Education Department of the School District of Palm Beach County invites parents of  students with special needs to its annual Special Education Parent Universities to provide instructional opportunities and information on services available to their families through the District. This is a free event for parents of students with disabilities to participate…

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District to Offer Free Meals to Students Through October 20

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The School District of Palm Beach County has received a waiver to offer free meals to all students from Monday, September 18 through Friday, October 20, due to the impact of Hurricane Irma on the District and the state of Florida. Breakfast is always free in Palm Beach County, and for the next month, the…

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Frequently Asked Questions After Hurricane Irma: What You Need to Know

Two men outdoors, clearing trees.

Why does my child’s school look different? Many of our schools experienced some exterior damage as well as the loss of landscaping, trees, and shrubbery. Our schools are safe for students, but clean up and repair will be ongoing for several weeks. What happens with the school days we’ve missed? Florida statute requires that students…

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