Families

Dwyer High Finance Academy Students Got Some Real World Financial Experience — and it was a BIG Deal

Students from William T. Dwyer High School’s Finance Academy witnessed first–hand a transaction of $115 million Tuesday morning, completed through a bidding process that involved some of the largest banking institutions in the world. In a few years, some Dwyer alumni may be joining their ranks. James Goughary, a senior at Dwyer, has plans on…

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[VIDEO]: See My Success – Olympic Heights High School Student Sets Her Sights on Becoming an Astronaut

Olympic Heights Community High School senior Kaylee Cunningham thrives on challenging herself.  She holds a 4.0 GPA, serves as Co-President of the Math National Honor Society, has played on the basketball team, and won the 2015 Congressional App Challenge for a mobile app she designed to teach math. As if that weren’t enough, Kaylee is…

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Lake Park ES Receives $10,000 Donation from Burlington to Celebrate Store Opening

Burlington Stores, Inc., through its partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org, will be at Lake Park Elementary School Friday to present the school with a $10,000 check to directly fund needed supplies in each classroom. The check presentation is part of the grand opening celebration for Burlington’s new store on Northlake Blvd. in Lake Park this weekend. Representatives…

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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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ESE Department Hosting Special Education Universities for Parents of Students With Special Needs

The Exceptional Student Education Department of the School District of Palm Beach County invites parents of  students with special needs to its annual Special Education Parent Universities to provide instructional opportunities and information on services available to their families through the District. This is a free event for parents of students with disabilities to participate…

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District to Offer Free Meals to Students Through October 20

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The School District of Palm Beach County has received a waiver to offer free meals to all students from Monday, September 18 through Friday, October 20, due to the impact of Hurricane Irma on the District and the state of Florida. Breakfast is always free in Palm Beach County, and for the next month, the…

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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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