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District Organizes Second Haitian Citizens Academy

The School District of Palm Beach County will host its second Haitian Citizens Academy on Tuesday, February 6, as part of its efforts to acquaint community leaders with all aspects of the District’s operations. The Citizens Academy will cover several topics that will provide in-depth knowledge about the District and the schools’ communications functions and…

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School District, City and Chamber Officials Work Together for Comprehensive Solutions to Increase School Capacity in Boca Raton

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School District of Palm Beach County, City of Boca Raton and Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce officials met recently to discuss the good news and challenges about growth in the greater Boca Raton Community. The good news is more families are choosing the City as their home – a good problem to have in…

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“Teach the Flu a Lesson” with These Prevention Tips

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While there is no indication of an increase in flu activity in any Palm Beach County school, it is still important to take precautions to stay healthy and practice proper measures to prevent acquiring and spreading the illness during the flu season. The Palm Beach County Health Department works directly with District schools to educate…

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Students Drum Up Excitement as District’s Accreditation Review Begins

After months of preparation and planning, the School District of Palm Beach County will undergo its re-accreditation process through AdvancED from January 28-31. Members of the accreditation review team of AdvancED were welcomed to the District office Monday with a performance from the Lincoln Elementary School Drumline. Reviewers from AdvancED will also visit several schools, meeting…

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[Video]: HBCU/HSI Recruitment Tour Shatters Records, $9M+ in Scholarships Awarded

The District’s annual Historically Black College-University and Hispanic Serving Institution (HBCU/HSI) Recruitment Tour held this week at the Palm Beach County Convention Center was another huge success with 1,570 college acceptances given and $9,275,500 in scholarships awarded. This is up more than $1.5M from last year’s fair. Representatives from more than 21 colleges met with students…

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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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Starlight Cove ES Welcomes Kimberly Jules as New Principal

Starlight Cove Elementary School is welcoming a new principal to board the “Train” and lead the Lantana school. Kimberly Jules was approved by the School Board on Wednesday, January 17 and will be replacing current principal Cara Hayden, who is set to become the new principal of Wellington High School next month. “I am looking…

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