SP Foster Post-Graduate Success

English Language Learner (ELL) Excels in the Medical Sciences

Anglaise Joseph

Anglaise Joseph is a great example of ELL success proving that learning English while acquiring knowledge in the content areas cannot be an impediment to academic achievement. While attending the Medical Sciences Academy Choice Program at Boynton Beach High School, the twelve-grade student has completed all the eligibility requirements for Early Admission at Palm Beach…

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Choice Program Gave Student Skills to Save Father’s Life

Ninth grade Park Vista student saves dad with CPR

If approved by voters, Countywide Question One will continue to fund more than 650 Arts, Music, Physical Education, Health, Choice and Career teachers, and the lessons from those teachers could help save a life. In a moment that would normally cause great fear, chaos, and confusion, Park Vista Community High School freshman Caleb Taylor kept…

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IT Industry Certification Available for Middle School Students

Student doing work

Students at Polo Park Middle School have the opportunity to graduate eighth grade with two industry certifications, high school credit, and even college credit through the Internet Technology (IT) Academy at the Wellington school. The Choice program includes curriculum to prepare for the CIW Site Development Associate certification exam in seventh grade and the CIW…

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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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[Video]: Choice and Career Fair Scheduled for Oct. 16

Showcase of schools

The School District’s more than 300 Choice and Career programs will be on display for the 22nd “Showcase of Schools” scheduled for Tuesday, October 16 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Expo Center of the South Florida Fairgrounds.    Representatives from 114 different campuses will be available to answer questions about the educational…

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District’s Annual College and Career Fair Set for Oct. 17

Graduation

The School District of Palm Beach County is inviting students and families to join representatives from more than 150 colleges, universities, trade schools and the armed forces at its Annual College and Career Fair Wednesday, October 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. “This annual event is a great way for high school students to explore their many post-graduate…

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[Video]: Five Tips For Filling Out FAFSA

Filling out FAFSA

The window is open for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to secure funding for college. Regardless of your financial need, it is recommended that every family with a student entering college complete the FAFSA. But the 100+ questions on the application can be intimidating, and supplying your financial information may require some…

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School District Has 61 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

graduation

The School District of Palm Beach County has 61 semifinalists for the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program, allowing them to continue in the competition for approximately 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring. About 1.6 million high school juniors entered the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program by…

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Dreyfoos Student Selected to Join the USA Debate Team

Dreyfoos Student Selected to Join the USA Debate Team

There is no debating that Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts student Michael Bole is one of the best debaters in the country. He has been selected for the 2018-2019 USA Debate Team. As part of the team, Bole will represent the United States in international competition in places such as Texas, New York,…

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