Recognition

Class of 2019 Graduation Dates Announced

Graduation News

Mark your calendars graduates and families, the Class of 2019 graduation ceremony dates and times have been released. Ceremonies are planned for approximately 14,000 graduates of 32 schools and academies across Palm Beach County. The graduation ceremonies will be broadcast live on The Education Network (T.E.N.), Comcast Channel 235 and AT&T Channel 99, and also…

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School Board Honors Chuck Shaw With Proclamation

Chuck Shaw

The School Board of Palm Beach County recognized Board Vice-Chair Chuck Shaw Wednesday during the December board meeting for the Lifetime Achievement Award presented to him by the Kiwanis Club of Westside West Palm Beach and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. In a proclamation, the School Board recognized Shaw for his many years of dedicated…

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District Medical Sciences Program Helps Student Achieve Career Goal

Woodline Joseph

Woodline Joseph, a senior at Atlantic Community High School, already has a dream for her future. Most of her family members are in the medical field. They are registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, medical assistants, and licensed practical nurses. She sees herself pursuing one of those professions, fulfilling a long-time career goal. “That’s one of…

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[Video]: Cypress Trails ES Gets Makeover

Cypress Trails Es Penny at Work

Your penny is hard at work improving Palm Beach County schools. In this video, see how students from Cypress Trails Elementary are reacting to school improvements, courtesy of sales tax proceeds.              

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[Video]: Students Pay Tribute to Bush, Pearl Harbor Day

Pearl Harbor Day

Uniformed JROTC cadets and Criminal Justice Academy students at Forest Hill Community High School honored the victims of the Pearl Harbor Attacks during a school-wide ceremony Friday, December 7. The annual ceremony also included a special tribute to President George H.W. Bush laid to rest this week. Bush, a former World War II pilot, was…

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Dedicated Student Helps in After School Program

Sitting behind the registration desk like an accomplished professional, Michely Julno is very proud of her title of Student Assistant Principal. Despite her age, for more than one hundred elementary and middle school students in the First Haitian Baptist Church Youth and Children Development Center Inc. After School Program, she is like a caring adult…

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[Video]: School Board Annual Reorganization

School Board members swearing in Ceremony

Four Palm Beach County School Board members were sworn in Wednesday, kicking off their new four-year terms of service to the School District. Karen Brill (District 3), Erica Whitfield (District 4), Marcia Andrews (District 6) and Debra Robinson (District 7) were re-elected to serve on the School Board until 2022. The Board members were sworn…

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Florida’s School Counselor of the Year is at Park Vista HS

Megen Stair, a school counselor at Park Vista Community High School, was selected as the state’s School Counselor of the Year by the Florida School Counselors Association. Stair, who has been a school counselor for the past eight years, has proven herself as an invaluable addition to the Cobra family. As the Counseling Advisory Council…

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Two Teachers are winners of the Hispanic Heritage Month Contest

Nathaly Ibarra and Governor Scott

On November 15, Governor Rick Scott honored Nathaly Ibarra, a seventh-grade teacher at H. L. Watkins Middle School and Mr. Brian Crouch, a Social Studies teacher of Lake Worth Community High School with the Excellence in Education Award during the annual Hispanic Heritage Month reception at the Florida Governor’s Mansion. Every year, during the Hispanic…

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