See My Success Template: Bernardo Hasbach Dreyfoos School of the Arts

[VIDEO]: See My Success – Dreyfoos School of the Arts Senior Hits All the Right Notes on Campus and in the Community

By Jennifer Deshazo | October 9, 2017

Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts senior Bernardo Hasbach is a talented pianist who boasts a 3.97 GPA and 5.0 HPA. “I do take a lot of pride in how much work I put into school, because I really want to do the best that I can,” he says. In addition to his…

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Boca Raton High School Students Dine Together

District Promotes October’s Bullying Prevention Month to Support Safe and Positive School and Workplace Climate

By Bito David | October 9, 2017

October is Bullying Prevention Month. The School District of Palm Beach County recognizes the importance of building awareness and providing education to support Bullying Prevention Month, and encourages District-wide activities that remind everyone of the importance of fostering a positive and supportive school climate at all District schools. This year’s activities include: Unity Day on…

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Principals Named at Two District Elementary Schools

By Kathy Burstein (Communications) | October 6, 2017

Two products of the School District of Palm Beach County have recently taken the helm of two District elementary schools. Deborah McNichols was introduced as Principal of Greenacres Elementary School, and Dr. Kathryn Morem was introduced as Principal of Del Prado Elementary School, during the School Board meeting on September 27. Ms. McNichols has been…

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More Than 300 Choice and Career Programs on Display at Showcase of Schools

By Jordan Barenburg | October 6, 2017

Parents and students will soon have an opportunity to learn about the 310 Choice Programs offered through the School District of Palm Beach County at the annual Showcase of Schools.   On Tuesday, October 17 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Expo Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds, representatives from 114 different campuses…

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Jupiter Farms Elementary students collect school supplies for St. John.

#ThankATeacherPBC: Acting Assistant Principal at Jupiter Farms Elementary Spearheads Hurricane Relief Drive for U.S. Virgin Islands

By Jennifer Deshazo | October 5, 2017

When Hurricane Irma whipped through the U.S. Virgin Islands on September 6, the destruction hit especially close to home for Kelly DiGrazia, acting assistant principal at Jupiter Farms Elementary School. Once the island’s only kindergarten teacher, Ms. DiGrazia immediately recognized the impact the hurricane would have on her former home of St. John. Her former…

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Students from Conniston Middle School participate in the International Coastal Cleanup

Palm Beach County Students, Staff Leave the Scene Clean During International Coastal Cleanup

By Jennifer Deshazo | October 4, 2017

Students and staff from Atlantic Community High School, Conniston Middle School and Grassy Waters Elementary did their part to beautify Palm Beach County through their participation in events organized for the International Coastal Cleanup. The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is the world’s largest, one-day volunteer effort to clean up the marine environment. During the 2016 International…

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Children exercising

[VIDEO]: GL Homes Donates $25K to Eagles Landing Middle School

By Nneka Nnolim | October 3, 2017

Eagles Landing Middle School in Boca Raton recently received a $25,000 donation from GL Homes to fund the purchase of fitness equipment to help reinvent the school’s Physical Education Program. Joe Peccia, Eagles Landing’s Principal, worked extensively with GL Homes to facilitate the donation in order to provide equipment for all students at every level…

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Royal Palm Beach High School students learn bedside manner in the school's medical academy.

[VIDEO]: See My Success – Royal Palm Beach High School Student Beats Cancer, Pursues Dream of Becoming a Doctor

By Jennifer Deshazo | October 2, 2017

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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Group of students in graduation caps and gowns.

#CollegeFridays: FAFSA Opens October 1; College and Career Fair Provides Students With Opportunity to Explore Postgraduate Options

By Jennifer Deshazo | September 29, 2017

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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#ThankATeacherPBC Thursday: Dreyfoos Teacher Named American Geographical Society Fellow

By Jennifer Deshazo | September 28, 2017

Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts teacher Sara Stout is world-class, and she now has the credential to prove it!  Ms. Stout has been named a 2017 AGS Geography Teacher Fellow by the American Geographical Society (AGS), joining just fifty teachers from across the United States in achieving this prestigious honor. As part…

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