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District Recognizes School Psychology Awareness Week

School Psychology Awareness Week

During the week of November 12–16, the School District of Palm Beach County will join with schools throughout the country in celebrating National School Psychology Awareness Week, highlighting the important work school psychologists do each day to help students thrive. This year’s theme is “Unlock Potential. Find Your Password!” According to the National Association of School Psychologists,…

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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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Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Dad's take your child to work day

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day will be recognized in Palm Beach County on Friday, February 1, 2019. The day is relevant to several common academic goals, since it offers “real world” applications to school studies, furthers partnerships between schools and the business community, encourages gender equity, and enhances mentoring programs. This event…

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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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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]: 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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Dads, Male Role Models Asked to Take a Child to School on September 26

The School District of Palm Beach County, in collaboration with the Florida Department of Education, is recognizing Wednesday, September 26 as “Dads Take Your Child to School Day.” Schools throughout the District encourage fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, foster fathers, and any other male role model to participate by taking their child to school. This…

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[Video]: Commemorating 9/11 – We Will Never Forget

Remembering 9-11

The School District of Palm Beach County is observing Patriot Day in honor of the victims of the attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Shanksville, Pa. on September 11, 2001. In commemoration of the 17th anniversary of the attacks, School District flags are lowered to half-staff. Schools also held observances to mark the…

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