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8th Annual Alcohol Prevention Poster and Video Contest Deadline Extended to Friday December 8, 2017

Student Artwork - Alcohol Prevention Poster Contest

Friday, December 8, is the new deadline for students to submit their entries for the 8th Annual Alcohol Prevention Poster and Video Contest. The contest is a collaboration between the School District of Palm Beach County’s Single School Culture Initiatives, the Department of Transportation Services, the Department of Communications & Engagement with the Palm Beach…

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[VIDEO]: Teachers Get Red Carpet Treatment During TeacherFest

Teachers walking on a red carpet into an event

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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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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