Engagement

District Names School Volunteers of the Year

Alexandria Pizzino

The three people who won the Volunteer of the Year Award from the School District of Palm Beach County have a lot in common. They are kind, generous, giving, live in Lake Worth and are appreciated by the schools and students they serve. Alexandria Pizzino is this year’s Youth Volunteer of the Year, Timothy Arnold…

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Five Star Schools Celebrated at Annual Breakfast

The School District of Palm Beach County celebrated the accomplishments of 85 schools on Wednesday. The schools are recipients of the Five Star Award, a distinction recognized by the Florida Department of Education for exemplary community involvement. Recipients of the Five Star School Award received a certificate, a flag and the prestige of the highest possible…

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Benoist Farms ES Celebrates Individuality, Shares Kindness

Benoist Farms ES

As part of National Bullying Prevention Month, students and staff across the District are being challenged to be kind to others. That’s why the week of October 8 is being called “Challenge Kindness Week.” Acts of kindness don’t have to be elaborate; the goal is to ensure that everyone feels appreciated and included. Through the…

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October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

October is anti-bullying month

Every October, schools and organizations across the country join STOMP Out Bullying™ in observing National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. The goal is to encourage communities to work together to stop bullying and cyber-bullying by increasing awareness of the prevalence and impact of bullying on all children of all ages. Monday, October 1 is also “World…

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Dads Take Your Child to School Day Was a Success

Dad with Daughter

Thousands of fathers, grandfathers, uncles and other male role models were asked to take their children to school Wednesday morning. “Dads Take Your Child to School Day” is a statewide effort to promote fathers being an active presence in children’s lives. Schools around the District had packed houses as fathers and father figures took their…

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[Video]: Constitution Day 2018

Constitution Day

The School District of Palm Beach County, along with the Palm Beach Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, is proud to be participating in the James Otis Lecture series. Our lecture program about the US Constitution is designed to allow schools to comply with the requirements of the recent federal statute creating Constitution…

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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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Free Flu Shots Available for All Students

In School Flu Shots

The School District of Palm Beach County is once again partnering with Healthy Schools and the Florida Health Department of Palm Beach County to offer flu shot clinics in schools, providing the annual vaccine at no cost to students and school staff. This year, parents are encouraged to register their children for the free flu…

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