Recognition

District, Business Partners Celebrate National School Bus Safety Week

School Bus Safety Week is October 16-20, 2017

National School Bus Safety Week is October 16 – 20, and the School District of Palm Beach County’s Transportation Services Department will mark the week by reinforcing safety announcements with its drivers and emphasizing bus safety tips for the community. Throughout the week, drivers will receive important safety reminders, such as conducting pre- and post-trip…

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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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School District Has 60 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists for 2018

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The School District of Palm Beach County has 60 semifinalists for the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, allowing them to continue in the competition for approximately 7,500 National Merit Scholarships that will be offered next spring. About 1.6 million high school juniors entered the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National…

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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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#ThankATeacherPBC: See Which Businesses Have Pledged Their Support to Palm Beach County Educators

Earlier this year, the School District of Palm Beach County launched a year-long campaign to celebrate and honor its educators. The Thank a Teacher Campaign recognizes that teachers are essential to the Palm Beach County community. Each day, they come to school ready to tackle a critically important, extraordinarily complex job that is demanding but…

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