District Employees

When it Comes to Tools for Schools, Publix Delivers

There were more than 360,000 pencils packed into dozens of boxes.  And as car after car moved slowly through the line, driven by teachers and administrators on an early Saturday morning, an estimated 100 Publix Super Market volunteers were there to greet them with that same familiar smile we are so used to seeing at…

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#ThankATeacherPBC: Marsh Pointe Elementary Teacher Uses Tony Bennett’s Music to Engage His Students

Marsh Pointe ES students' thank you card for Tony Bennett.

Great teachers know that making an impact on their students sometimes takes creativity and innovation, and Marsh Pointe Elementary School first grade teacher, Michael Bonick, has found the right notes to engage his new readers and develop a love of reading. “I always use music in my class when teaching reading because authors and songwriters…

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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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#ThankATeacherPBC: See Which Businesses Have Pledged Their Support to Palm Beach County Educators

Earlier this year, the School District of Palm Beach County launched a year-long campaign to celebrate and honor its educators. The Thank a Teacher Campaign recognizes that teachers are essential to the Palm Beach County community. Each day, they come to school ready to tackle a critically important, extraordinarily complex job that is demanding but…

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#MakeItCountPBC: When is Winter Break? Check Out Our Calendars

Graphic promoting the District's link to the school calendar at www.palmbeachschools.org

Students in the School District of Palm Beach County are wrapping up their first week of the 2017-2018 school year, and there are already thoughts about upcoming breaks and holidays. The revised 2017-2018 calendar eliminated early release and late start days. Additionally, it eliminated the floating holiday for year-round employees while extending Thanksgiving holiday for…

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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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