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The Countdown is On: Back to School Website Launches

School begins on Monday, August 13, and now is the time to begin preparations for the return to the classroom. The School District of Palm Beach County has created a Back to School website with everything families need to get ready to return to District schools. PalmBeachSchools.org/BacktoSchool is a one-stop-shop with information on finding your…

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District Teacher is State Finalist for Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Karina Moran, an Accelerated Mathematics Teacher at Manatee Elementary School in Lake Worth, is one of just three teachers in Florida to be recognized as a state finalist for the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Moran will be in the running for $10,000 from the National Science Foundation, and…

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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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School District of Palm Beach County Earns an A; Rated Highest Among Other Large Urban Districts

Image states "We are an A rated School District" for the 2017-2018 school year.

The School District of Palm Beach County is an A-rated district, and has the highest number of District-operated “A” schools when compared with other large urban school districts. According to preliminary school grades released Wednesday by the Florida Department of Education, the District ranks highest in Florida on total number of points earned when compared…

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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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