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8th Annual Alcohol Prevention Poster and Video Contest Deadline Extended to Friday December 8, 2017

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Friday, December 8, is the new deadline for students to submit their entries for the 8th Annual Alcohol Prevention Poster and Video Contest. The contest is a collaboration between the School District of Palm Beach County’s Single School Culture Initiatives, the Department of Transportation Services, the Department of Communications & Engagement with the Palm Beach…

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Lake Shore Teacher Honored by Governor

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Lake Shore Middle School teacher Wilehelmenia Jacobs has been honored with the Governor’s Shine Award for her work as the AVID teacher for students in grades 6-8 at the Belle Glade school. During a meeting of the Florida Cabinet in Tallahassee, Governor Rick Scott recognized Dr. Jacobs along with seven other outstanding educators. The Shine…

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District Teachers Selected for Notable Equity Fellowship

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Seven teachers from the School District of Palm Beach County have been selected to participate in the Teachers For Equity (T4E) Fellowship launched by The Business Innovation Factory (BIF). Funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the fellowship’s purpose is to support the spread of equitable practices within schools. The teachers…

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Teachers Enhance Their STEM Skills During Summer Externships

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Amazing, authentic, and enlightening were some of the words used by teachers to describe their experiences during the School District of Palm Beach County and the Palm Beach County STEM Education Council’s Externship Program. Ten teachers took part in the month-long paid summer externships, acquiring experience in STEM fields that they can take back to…

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Happy Thanksgiving: District and Schools Closed November 20-24

Here’s one more thing to be thankful for as you gather around the table this Thanksgiving holiday. All Palm Beach County School District Schools and District Offices will be closed the week of Thanksgiving. “I’m looking forward to unwinding a little bit and spending time with family,” Superintendent Robert Avossa said during his annual Thanksgiving…

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