District Employees

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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Kelly Mills Burke Selected as New Principal of Olympic Heights High School

Kelly Mills Burke was recently approved by the School Board as the new principal at Olympic Heights Community High School. Ms. Mills Burke is a former assistant principal of curriculum at Olympic Heights and most recently served as the principal at Addison Mizner Elementary School. She is replacing Dave Clark, who has taken an extended leave…

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District Employee Wins Prestigious Arts Education Award

Edrick Rhodes

Edrick Rhodes, the K-12 Arts Education Program Planner for the School District of Palm Beach County, was recently named the recipient of the 2018 Supervisor/Administrator Award by The Florida Art Education Association (FAEA). The award recognizes recipients who, among other qualities, demonstrate leadership within the organization and the field of art education. The award is…

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They Miss The Island, But Are Happy to be Teaching in Palm Beach County

Teacher- Teach Palm Beach

September 2017 was a chaotic time for many of the islands in the Caribbean. Hurricane season had a devastating impact on several countries, and the subsequent recovery from the devastation has not been easy.   Puerto Rico experienced some of the worst damage as a result of the hurricane. Thankfully, many U.S. mainland-based relatives of…

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