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District Organizes Second Haitian Citizens Academy

The School District of Palm Beach County will host its second Haitian Citizens Academy on Tuesday, February 6, as part of its efforts to acquaint community leaders with all aspects of the District’s operations. The Citizens Academy will cover several topics that will provide in-depth knowledge about the District and the schools’ communications functions and…

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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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“Jungle” Bells: District Partners With Lion Country Safari to Bring Chimps and Cheer to Classrooms

The School District of Palm Beach County partnered with Lion Country Safari to bring the "Christmas With the Chimps" event to local classrooms.

Elementary students across Palm Beach County recently took part in a unique, STEM-based holiday activity, as the School District partnered with Lion Country Safari to bring the annual “Christmas With the Chimps” event to local classrooms. Students in grades K-5 created holiday enrichment packages for the chimpanzees at Lion Country Safari, wrapping gifts of toys,…

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District Volunteer Coordinator Presented With Adele Graham Award for Excellence in Promoting School Volunteerism

District Volunteer Coordinator

Debi Elfen, Volunteer Coordinator for the School District of Palm Beach County, received a welcome surprise while attending the Florida Association of Partners in Education (FAPE) fall leadership conference in Orlando. Unbeknownst to her, but no surprise to her husband and two daughters who secretly traveled to Orlando for the occasion, Ms. Elfen was named…

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#ThankATeacherPBC: Conniston Middle School Science Teacher Named PBCSD’s Teacher of the Week

Conniston Middle School teacher Stephanie Killingsworth poses with her I.B. Science students after being named PBCSD's Teacher of the Week on December 7, 2017.

Conniston Middle School International Baccalaureate (I.B.) Science teacher Stephanie Killingsworth’s lessons extend well beyond her classroom, the school campus, and even national borders. These lessons, and a dedication to her students that knows no boundaries, are what earned Ms. Killingsworth the honor of being named the School District of Palm Beach County’s Teacher of the…

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