Recognition

School District of PBC Leads State in Schools of Excellence

Schools of Excellence

Fifty-nine District-operated schools in Palm Beach County have been designated as Schools of Excellence by the Florida Department of Education, making the School District of Palm Beach County the leader in Schools of Excellence in the state of Florida. The School of Excellence distinction is given to schools that maintain an A or B grade…

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Alumnus Credits School District Music Programs for Career Success

Choice Academy Inspires Career

You’ve seen the movie and sang along with the music, but you probably didn’t know that one of the artists behind the music in the Golden Globe-winning movie “The Greatest Showman” is a graduate of the School District of Palm Beach County. Hal Rosenfeld grew up in Boca Raton, attended Bak Middle School of the…

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Students to Receive Hispanic Leadership Awards

Hispanic Education Coalition

Five students from John I. Leonard High School will be honored on October 26 at the 4th Annual Hispanic Leadership Awards Ceremony by the Hispanic Education Coalition of Palm Beach County. Each of the students selected for the award are part of one of the many Choice programs and academies at John I. Leonard. The…

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Teacher Receives Prestigious STEM Education Award

Scott Lehman

Scott Lehman, a teacher at Crosspointe Elementary School, recently received the Educator/Collaborator Award as part of the 2018 STEM Innovation Awards. The South Florida Science Center and Stiles-Nicholson Foundation present the STEM Innovation Awards to recognize leadership, service, and collaboration in the field of STEM. The Educator/Collaborator Award goes to an educator who develops strategic…

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Students, Get $15,000 to Improve the Community

Applications

The School District of Palm Beach County has teamed up with Philanthropy Tank to award students up to $15,000 for creating or expanding an existing project that benefit the community. In addition to receiving funding for their idea, teens will be mentored by successful entrepreneurs. Philanthropy Tank aims to help shape students’ leadership paths with…

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[Video]: District Celebrates National Custodian Appreciation Day

Custodian Appreciation Day

October 2 is National Custodian Appreciation Day, a great time to show gratitude to the men and women who keep our District schools and offices in tip-top shape. The District is proud to honor and recognize our custodians who work hard each day ensuring that our schools and facilities are always in pristine condition. Take…

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Gove ES Honored in D.C. For Its Environmental and Healthy Living Initiatives

Gove ES Honored in D.C. For Its Environmental and Healthy Living Initiatives

Gove Elementary School was recognized this week in Washington, D.C. during the 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools ceremony for its innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact and costs, promote better health, and ensure effective environmental education. “This distinction is thanks to a decade of hard work by our entire Gove family, and…

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