School Board

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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[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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[Video]: Shaw Receives Lifetime Achievement Award, Day in His Honor

Chuck Shaw

Board Chairman Chuck Shaw was honored recently by the Kiwanis Club of Westside, West Palm Beach with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Shaw graduated from Forest Hill High School or in 1966 and started his career teaching at Berkshire Elementary School in 1970. A few years later Shaw became an Assistant Principal at North Grade Elementary…

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District Honors Veterans

Police Officer Salvatore Longo

Serving his country and community has been a lifelong career for school police officer Salvatore Longo, who is one of the many United States Armed Forces veterans working in the School District of Palm Beach County. Longo, who served in the U.S. Army from 1983 to 1989, went to Grenada as a Communications Scout in…

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Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

Dad's take your child to work day

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day will be recognized in Palm Beach County on Friday, February 1, 2019. The day is relevant to several common academic goals, since it offers “real world” applications to school studies, furthers partnerships between schools and the business community, encourages gender equity, and enhances mentoring programs. This event…

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[Video]: Voters Approve PBCSD Referendum

Palm Beach County voters, once again, put students first by approving the Countywide School Question on the November 6 ballot. The Referendum, which takes effect on July 1, 2019, will increase the millage rate to 1 mill. This increase will provide approximately $200 million per year to Palm Beach County District-operated schools over the next…

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Five Star Schools Celebrated at Annual Breakfast

The School District of Palm Beach County celebrated the accomplishments of 85 schools on Wednesday. The schools are recipients of the Five Star Award, a distinction recognized by the Florida Department of Education for exemplary community involvement. Recipients of the Five Star School Award received a certificate, a flag and the prestige of the highest possible…

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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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