Schools

District Promotes October’s Bullying Prevention Month to Support Safe and Positive School and Workplace Climate

Boca Raton High School Students Dine Together

October is Bullying Prevention Month. The School District of Palm Beach County recognizes the importance of building awareness and providing education to support Bullying Prevention Month, and encourages District-wide activities that remind everyone of the importance of fostering a positive and supportive school climate at all District schools. This year’s activities include: Unity Day on…

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Principals Named at Two District Elementary Schools

Two products of the School District of Palm Beach County have recently taken the helm of two District elementary schools. Deborah McNichols was introduced as Principal of Greenacres Elementary School, and Dr. Kathryn Morem was introduced as Principal of Del Prado Elementary School, during the School Board meeting on September 27. Ms. McNichols has been…

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#ThankATeacherPBC: Acting Assistant Principal at Jupiter Farms Elementary Spearheads Hurricane Relief Drive for U.S. Virgin Islands

Jupiter Farms Elementary students collect school supplies for St. John.

When Hurricane Irma whipped through the U.S. Virgin Islands on September 6, the destruction hit especially close to home for Kelly DiGrazia, acting assistant principal at Jupiter Farms Elementary School. Once the island’s only kindergarten teacher, Ms. DiGrazia immediately recognized the impact the hurricane would have on her former home of St. John. Her former…

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Palm Beach County Students, Staff Leave the Scene Clean During International Coastal Cleanup

Students from Conniston Middle School participate in the International Coastal Cleanup

Students and staff from Atlantic Community High School, Conniston Middle School and Grassy Waters Elementary did their part to beautify Palm Beach County through their participation in events organized for the International Coastal Cleanup. The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is the world’s largest, one-day volunteer effort to clean up the marine environment. During the 2016 International…

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[VIDEO]: GL Homes Donates $25K to Eagles Landing Middle School

Children exercising

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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[VIDEO]: See My Success – Royal Palm Beach High School Student Beats Cancer, Pursues Dream of Becoming a Doctor

Royal Palm Beach High School students learn bedside manner in the school's medical academy.

For Kristina Michel of Royal Palm Beach Community High School, being a student in the school’s medical academy carries an extra special meaning. Diagnosed with retinoblastoma at the age of 3, Kristina underwent surgery to remove her right eye. As she must continuously undergo check-ups to ensure the cancer doesn’t return in her other eye,…

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#CollegeFridays: FAFSA Opens October 1; College and Career Fair Provides Students With Opportunity to Explore Postgraduate Options

Group of students in graduation caps and gowns.

College application season is here, and for students in Palm Beach County, it’s also the start of many opportunities to explore different careers and college options for life after high school. The 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens on Sunday, October 1. For millions of high school students across the country, completion…

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