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[Video]: Dwyer Award Winners Honored at Kravis Center

Six Palm Beach County School District teachers were honored last week at the Kravis Center during the 34th Annual William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education. Each winner received $3,000 and a crystal flame award for their excellence in teaching elementary, middle and high school education, as well as Special Programs, STEM and Career…

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Three District Schools Welcome New Principals

New Principals

New leadership was on the agenda as Shari Bremekamp was introduced as principal of Hidden Oaks Elementary School, Corey Brooks as principal of William T. Dwyer High School, and Eli Morales as principal at Okeeheelee Middle School, during the School Board meeting on May 9. As the former principal at Cypress Trails Elementary, Ms. Bremekamp…

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Register Now for Teach Palm Beach Job Fair June 7

Teach Palm Beach

Registration for the School District of Palm Beach County’s Teach Palm Beach Job Fair is now open. The job fair is Thursday, June 7 at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center East. 7:30 – 8 a.m. Registration 8:30 – 9 a.m. Welcome presentation 9 10:30 a.m. Candidates browse school booths and schedule interviews 10:30 a.m.…

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[Video]: Donald E. Fennoy II, Ed.D., Sworn in as Palm Beach County’s 26th Superintendent of Schools

It was a series of firsts on Wednesday for Superintendent Donald E. Fennoy II: his first time on the dais at his first School Board meeting as Superintendent; his official swearing-in as Palm Beach County’s first African-American Superintendent; his first appearance before hundreds of School District employees and community leaders as the chief executive of…

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District Volunteers Honored by State as Outstanding School Volunteers

Two School District of Palm Beach County volunteers were recently honored at the state level by the Florida Department of Education as Outstanding School Volunteers. Kayla Abramowitz from William T. Dwyer High School was recognized in the Youth category and Terri Priore from Palm Beach Central High School was the top Adult volunteer. Abramowitz was…

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School Board Approves Calendar Change, No School on Election Day

The Palm Beach County School Board has approved a revision to the 2018-2019 school calendar that will close school for students on Election Day, Tuesday, November 6. The day will be a Duty/Professional Development Day (Duty/PDD) for school-based staff. The Duty/PDD previously scheduled for Friday, November 2 will be a regular school day for students and…

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Palm Beach County Teachers Receive Prestigious Holocaust Educator Award

This year, three of the four winners of the Gutterman Family Outstanding Holocaust Educator of the Year Award are from the School District of Palm Beach County. The highly competitive award, funded by Arthur Gutterman, enables winning teachers to participate in an all-expense paid educator field study to Poland and Israel. Florida Atlantic University’s Center…

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