Strategic Plan

District, Business Partners Celebrate National School Bus Safety Week

School Bus Safety Week is October 16-20, 2017

National School Bus Safety Week is October 16 – 20, and the School District of Palm Beach County’s Transportation Services Department will mark the week by reinforcing safety announcements with its drivers and emphasizing bus safety tips for the community. Throughout the week, drivers will receive important safety reminders, such as conducting pre- and post-trip…

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#ThankATeacherPBC: Marsh Pointe Elementary Teacher Uses Tony Bennett’s Music to Engage His Students

Marsh Pointe ES students' thank you card for Tony Bennett.

Great teachers know that making an impact on their students sometimes takes creativity and innovation, and Marsh Pointe Elementary School first grade teacher, Michael Bonick, has found the right notes to engage his new readers and develop a love of reading. “I always use music in my class when teaching reading because authors and songwriters…

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Twenty-Six Palm Beach County Schools Recognized as Models of Positive Behavior Support

Teacher hugging students on playground

Several School District of Palm Beach County schools have been recognized as model schools by Florida’s Positive Behavioral Interventions & Support Project for the 2016-2017 school year, for their efforts in implementing Positive Behavior Support framework (PBS). To be eligible to become a model school, schools had to demonstrate how they implement the PBS initiative,…

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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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