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[Video]: CEO, Inventor Inspires Roosevelt MS Students

Students in Roosevelt Middle School’s Leadership Academy were inspired by a visit from Ivan Yaeger, entrepreneur and Chief Executive Officer for Yaeger Companies, as he discussed the value of leadership and believing in yourself. Yaeger’s visit was planned with the assistance of School Board Member Dr. Debra Robinson. Watch the video here.

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District Medical Sciences Program Helps Student Achieve Career Goal

Woodline Joseph

Woodline Joseph, a senior at Atlantic Community High School, already has a dream for her future. Most of her family members are in the medical field. They are registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, medical assistants, and licensed practical nurses. She sees herself pursuing one of those professions, fulfilling a long-time career goal. “That’s one of…

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Spanish Assessments to Evaluate Dual Language Students

Online Spanish Assessments to Evaluate All Dual Language Students

Students in Dual Language Spanish/English programs and International Spanish Academies are now being assessed for their Spanish-language proficiency through LAS Español Online. The test, which was administered to 5,000 students grades 2-10, is a research-based, Spanish-language assessment to measure the speaking, listening, reading, writing and comprehension skills of students while monitoring progress in attaining Spanish…

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[Video]: Kids Become Counselors

Kids become counselors

Students at New Horizons Elementary School are diving into books to help them identify and solve personal issues, which will then allow them to use those valuable lessons to help their peers. Fourth graders at the school took part in ‘bibliotherapy lessons,’ which incorporates age-appropriate literature in to social and emotional learning. Learn more about…

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Seminole Ridge HS Students Build House

Seminole Ridge HS Students Build House

The Seminole Ridge High School’s Weitz Construction Academy moved its seventh Habitat For Humanity house. The program has built a home every year for the past seven years. Habitat for Humanity supplies the materials, the students provide the manpower. “We worked on it almost every day,” Jacob Campbell, a senior said. “On off days, we…

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Friday, Dec. 7, Deadline for Performing Arts Choice Programs

Choice-Application

The Choice application deadline for schools that offer audition-based Fine Arts programs, including Visual, Performing and Communications Arts, is Friday, December 7. Students interested in attending Bak Middle School of the Arts, Boynton Beach Community High School, The Conservatory School @ North Palm Beach-grades 6-8, and Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts must…

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[Video]: Students Take Part in Hour of Code

HOUR OF CODE

This week District schools are, once again, participating in Hour of Code, an annual global effort designed to introduce students to computer science. It’s all part of Computer Science Education Week, which runs from December 3-9. Hour of Code began as a challenge to offer one hour of coding to students so they can receive…

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School District of Palm Beach County Again Receives Full Accreditation

Full Accredation

As the District is closed over the Thanksgiving break, here are some things we’re thankful for this season and throughout the year… After a rigorous review, the School District of Palm Beach County once again earned District Accreditation from AdvancED. The re-accreditation process examined the entire school system – its programs, cultural context and its…

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