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School District of Palm Beach County Again Receives Full Accreditation

SDPBC receives Accreditation

After a rigorous review, the School District of Palm Beach County once again earned District Accreditation from AdvancED. The re-accreditation process examined the entire school system – its programs, cultural context and its community of stakeholders – to determine how well each of the parts work together to meet the needs of the more than…

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[Video]: School Police Chief Kitzerow Answers Questions

School Security

Safety and security is at the top of everyone’s mind, and students are no exception. School Police Chief Frank Kitzerow stresses that safety is everyone’s responsibility, and that includes students. If students see something suspicious, they should report it to a trusted adult, or students can download the Student Protect App to report their concerns…

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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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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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