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School District Has 61 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

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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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Why Pay For SAT Prep When You ‘Khan’ Study for Free?

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If you’re looking for a way to boost your child’s academic success, understanding of coursework or prepare for college entrance exams, consider Khan Academy, a computer-based resource offered through the School District of Palm Beach County. Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that allow students to study at their…

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Applications Being Accepted for Five School District Magnet Programs

MSAP Scholarships

Registration is still open to attend one of five School District of Palm Beach County schools with special programs funded by a three-year, $11.6 million Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The five magnet schools include two International Baccalaureate (I.B.) elementary schools, one I.B. middle school, one established I.B.…

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[Video]: Workshop Helps Students Polish Writing Skills Over the Summer

At Canon’s Future Authors Summer Writing Workshop, students are given the opportunity to participate in a unique summer experience. Fifty students attended the workshop at Glades Central High School, and each of them will be have their work published in a book. Students get the chance to write freely in this creative and open-minded space…

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State Releases 2018 FSA Results for Math, English Language Arts, End-of-Course Exams

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Students in the School District of Palm Beach County continued to outperform their peers statewide on Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) tests across many key indicators, according to data released late Thursday by the Florida Department of Education. One highlight, based on an early review of the data: District students outperformed the state and other large,…

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Palm Beach County Students Recognized as National Merit Scholars

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This year, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation recognized over 30 Palm Beach County senior students in their annual National Merit Scholarship Program. After rigorous SAT testing and scholarship applications, the most distinguished high school seniors are awarded scholarships in one of three categories: Corporate-Sponsored Scholarships, National Merit $2,500 Scholarships, or College-Sponsored Scholarships. The first category,…

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