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District Promotes October’s Bullying Prevention Month to Support Safe and Positive School and Workplace Climate

Boca Raton High School Students Dine Together

October is Bullying Prevention Month. The School District of Palm Beach County recognizes the importance of building awareness and providing education to support Bullying Prevention Month, and encourages District-wide activities that remind everyone of the importance of fostering a positive and supportive school climate at all District schools. This year’s activities include: Unity Day on…

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#CollegeFridays: FAFSA Opens October 1; College and Career Fair Provides Students With Opportunity to Explore Postgraduate Options

Group of students in graduation caps and gowns.

College application season is here, and for students in Palm Beach County, it’s also the start of many opportunities to explore different careers and college options for life after high school. The 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens on Sunday, October 1. For millions of high school students across the country, completion…

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Dads, Role Models Asked to Take a Child to School on September 27

Wanted: Positive male role models. When: September 27, first thing in the morning. Where: Your local school. The School District of Palm Beach County, in collaboration with the Florida Department of Education, is recognizing Wednesday, September 27, as “Dads Take Your Child to School Day.” But you don’t have to be a dad to make a…

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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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Community Invited to Join Dr. Avossa for Documentary Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Film poster that says The One That Got Away

Superintendent Robert Avossa and the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County invite the community to a complimentary screening and panel discussion of the documentary film “The One That Got Away.” According to the filmmakers, the film “…explores the intertwined forces of home-life and school-life on children,” focusing on the story of a once-promising student who…

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International Spanish Academies Celebrate Music, Culture at Second Annual Symposium

Students showcased their skills, share their stories and their successes with the International Spanish Academy (ISA) programs during the second International Spanish Academy Student Symposium, presented by the School District of Palm Beach County’s five ISA schools. The symposium, that took place at John I. Leonard High School, featured students from each of the District’s…

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