Recognition

District Teachers Nominated for Prestigious LifeChanger of the Year Awards

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Seventeen School District of Palm Beach County teachers have been nominated for 2018-2019 LifeChanger of the Year Awards, which recognize K-12 educators and employees whose excellence and leadership makes a difference in the lives of students. Each school year, LifeChanger of the Year receives hundreds of nominations from all 50 states and the District of…

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[Video]: Hardworking District Officers Recognized at Palm Beach County School District Police Department Annual Award Ceremony

Hardworking District Officers Recognized at Palm Beach County School District Police Department

Unlike other police forces, the School District Police are tasked with more than just protecting students each day. They are expected to create bonds with the children, a key factor in keeping schools safe. This interaction fosters a healthy relationship and builds trust and respect between the student and the school police officer. This is…

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Former District Teacher Wins Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

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Alicia Foy was recently named a recipient of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Foy, who previously taught at Poinciana Elementary School, received the PAEMST award which is the nation’s highest honor for teachers of mathematics and science. As part of the award, Foy received $10,000 from the National Science…

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Board Member Whitfield Honored for Support of LGBTQ Community

School Board member Erica Whitfield was honored last month as the 2018 recipient of the Compass Leadership Award. Compass, an organization that promotes awareness for the LGBT community, gives the award to recognize the achievements of elected and appointed officials who display the highest level of commitment and long-established record of leadership in social justice…

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Woodlands Middle School Receives State Award for Mentoring Program

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The Mustang Mentor Program at Woodlands Middle School has been honored with a Community Involvement Award from the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE). The award “recognizes exemplary school practices that focus on increasing family involvement, welcoming families into the local school system, providing effective communication, supporting student success, and promoting collaboration with the community,” according…

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Students’ FSA, EOC Scores Now Available Through Edline

Parents can now access their child’s individual Florida Standard Assessment (FSA) and end-of-course (EOC) exam scores by logging on to their Edline account, which can be accessed through their school’s website. Parents who do not have their Edline login should contact their child’s school directly to obtain their credentials, or have their student login to…

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