District Honors Veterans

Police Officer Salvatore Longo

Serving his country and community has been a lifelong career for school police officer Salvatore Longo, who is one of the many United States Armed Forces veterans working in the School District of Palm Beach County. Longo, who served in the U.S. Army from 1983 to 1989, went to Grenada as a Communications Scout in…

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[Video]: Grammy-nominated “Mad Violinist” Wows Students

Mad Violinist visits UB Kinsey

Ashanti Floyd, known as “The Mad Violinist” wowed students at U.B. Kinsey/Palmview School of the Arts with a master class and offered inspiring words to aspiring musicians in the school’s orchestra. Floyd, who has been nominated for a Grammy Award 6 times, said that visiting the West Palm Beach School was like coming home.  …

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Student Holiday Card Winners

Holiday Cards

For the third year in a row, School District of Palm Beach County students were encouraged to enter the Superintendent Holiday Greeting Card contest. Students were tasked with creating a piece of art depicting their interpretation of the winter season in Florida’s unique geography. Under the guidance and support of their terrific art teachers, winners have been…

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[Video]: Voters Approve PBCSD Referendum

Palm Beach County voters, once again, put students first by approving the Countywide School Question on the November 6 ballot. The Referendum, which takes effect on July 1, 2019, will increase the millage rate to 1 mill. This increase will provide approximately $200 million per year to Palm Beach County District-operated schools over the next…

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[Video]: Commemorating 9/11 – We Will Never Forget

Remembering 9-11

The School District of Palm Beach County is observing Patriot Day in honor of the victims of the attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C. and Shanksville, Pa. on September 11, 2001. In commemoration of the 17th anniversary of the attacks, School District flags are lowered to half-staff. Schools also held observances to mark the…

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School District of Palm Beach County Again Receives Full Accreditation

SDPBC receives Accreditation

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 community of stakeholders – to determine how well each of the parts work together to meet the needs of the more than…

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Update: District Response to Palm Beach Central High School Incident

School District of Palm Beach County Logo

UPDATE, 2:48 p.m. Saturday: The School District of Palm Beach County continues to respond to the shooting that occurred during Friday night’s football game between Palm Beach Central and William T. Dwyer high schools. The District is providing counselors at Wellington High School and William T. Dwyer High School from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday for any students, parents and staff…

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[VIDEO]: Students Return to Class Ready to #MakeItSuperPBC

First Day of School

More than 190,000 students headed back to class today as Palm Beach County schools started the 2018-2019 school year. Students were greeted by teachers and staff at 179 schools across the District. High fives were given all around by School Police, teachers, staff and community members as students were cheered on and welcomed back to…

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