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Dreyfoos Student Selected to Join the USA Debate Team

Dreyfoos Student Selected to Join the USA Debate Team

There is no debating that Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts student Michael Bole is one of the best debaters in the country. He has been selected for the 2018-2019 USA Debate Team. As part of the team, Bole will represent the United States in international competition in places such as Texas, New York,…

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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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[Video]: Attendance Drives Success

driver’s education

September is Attendance Awareness Month, an initiative to highlight the importance of being in school, on time, every day. In addition to the academic advantages that regular attendance provides, here’s a lesson you may not have known; excessive absences can leave your car in park. Students who are under 18 years old with 30 or…

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Why Pay For SAT Prep When You ‘Khan’ Study for Free?

Khan Academy

If you’re looking for a way to boost your child’s academic success, understanding of coursework or prepare for college entrance exams, consider Khan Academy, a computer-based resource offered through the School District of Palm Beach County. Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that allow students to study at their…

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Parents Learning English Have a Resource for Information

Parent Leadership Council

The Parent Leadership Council (PLC) is a committee that serves as a liaison between parents and school officials to help monitor the implementation of the META/DOE Agreement in the School District. The Agreement works to ensure that all students have equal access to education. In that spirit, the PLC works to facilitate parental involvement, which…

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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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[Video]: Elementary Students Ready to Start Proud Thanks to Office Depot

Supplies help students

Students at Belle Glade Elementary and Washington Elementary schools are ready for the 2018-2019 school year thanks to Office Depot’s newest philanthropic program, Start Proud! The two Palm Beach County District schools were among only 10 Title I schools in the country selected by Office Depot to receive brand new backpacks full of school supplies,…

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