Health

Twenty-Six Palm Beach County Schools Recognized as Models of Positive Behavior Support

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Several School District of Palm Beach County schools have been recognized as model schools by Florida’s Positive Behavioral Interventions & Support Project for the 2016-2017 school year, for their efforts in implementing Positive Behavior Support framework (PBS). To be eligible to become a model school, schools had to demonstrate how they implement the PBS initiative,…

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[VIDEO]: GL Homes Donates $25K to Eagles Landing Middle School

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Eagles Landing Middle School in Boca Raton recently received a $25,000 donation from GL Homes to fund the purchase of fitness equipment to help reinvent the school’s Physical Education Program. Joe Peccia, Eagles Landing’s Principal, worked extensively with GL Homes to facilitate the donation in order to provide equipment for all students at every level…

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Don’t Wait: Vaccines Required for Back to School

Up-to-date immunizations are required for all Palm Beach County students from Pre-K through 12th grade. A complete list of required vaccinations is available here. Physicals are also required for students registering for kindergarten and seventh grade as well as students who are new to Palm Beach County schools. Immunizations may be obtained through your local…

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VIDEO: Addressing the Needs of the Whole Child

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When it comes to the tools that students need for success, people traditionally think in terms of materials – pencils, pens, paper, computers and other technology. But research shows there is another component that is just as important for ensuring student success: Giving students the tools they need for social and emotional well-being. Creating a…

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Palm Beach County Named “Florida Healthy School District”

The School District of Palm Beach County has earned the title of “Florida Healthy School District,” given by Florida’s Coordinated School Health Partnership, the Florida Association of District School Superintendents, Florida Action for Healthy Kids and the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation. Wendy Link, Chair of the Board of Directors for Florida Healthy Kids, Joe Davis, Chief…

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