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Students, Schools Can Honor a School Lunch Hero on May 4

By Pat Evans | May 1, 2018

The School District of Palm Beach’s school nutrition staff strive to make breakfast and lunch a positive part of every student’s day. From their friendly greetings in the cafeteria and the love they dish out with every student’s meal, to how they encourage kids to eat more fruits and vegetables, our school nutrition professionals are…

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School Board Recognizes Beginning Teacher of the Year and Mentor Teacher of the Year

By Pat Evans | May 1, 2018

The Beginning Teacher of the Year Award is presented annually to outstanding first year teachers at the Elementary and Secondary level in the School District of Palm Beach County, who have been recommended by their principal for demonstrating excellence. As part of the award process, nominees are asked to answer questions like describing their biggest…

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May is Haitian Heritage Month

By Pat Evans | April 30, 2018

The School District of Palm Beach County in collaboration with the County Library System will organize many activities once again this year in commemoration of Haitian Heritage Month. The month-long series of events will take place at different library branches in the county along with several traditional school and community celebrations. This year’s events will…

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Seniors in the Medical Academy at Boynton Beach HS Earn Prestigious Industry Certification

By Pat Evans | April 30, 2018

Twenty seniors in the Medical Academy at Boynton Beach High School beat the national average when every one of them passed the National Academy of Sports Medicine Sports Medicine-Certified Personal Trainer Industry Certification (NASM-CPT) exam. The NASM-CPT exam, typically offered to students at a college level, has an overall pass rate of 61 percent across…

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Register Now for Teach Palm Beach Job Fair June 7

By Pat Evans | April 30, 2018

Registration for the School District of Palm Beach County’s Teach Palm Beach Job Fair is now open. The job fair is Thursday, June 7 at the South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center East. 7:30 – 8 a.m. Registration 8:30 – 9 a.m. Welcome presentation 9 10:30 a.m. Candidates browse school booths and schedule interviews 10:30 a.m.…

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[Video]: International Spanish Academy Students Shine at Third Annual Symposium

By Pat Evans | April 27, 2018

Students showcased their talents and shared their successes in the International Spanish Academy (ISA) programs during the third annual International Spanish Academy Student Symposium at John I. Leonard High School earlier this month. The symposium featured students from the District’s five ISA schools: Berkshire Elementary School, Greenacres Elementary School, New Horizons Elementary School, Okeeheelee Middle…

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District Offers AP Exam Study Guides/Videos in Student Portal

By Julie Houston Trieste | April 26, 2018

To help students better prepare for the upcoming AP® exams, the School District of Palm Beach County has partnered with Study Edge, an online video education company, to provide comprehensive review materials for the exams. Students can access the study guides and videos any time of day or night from their student portals. Search for…

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Culinary and Hospitality Students Are Serving up Success With Scholarship Wins

By Pat Evans | April 25, 2018

Six students in the District’s Culinary Program and Hospitality & Tourism Management Program have each been awarded $2,000 scholarships from the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA). The students were recognized for their accomplishments at the School Board meeting on April 18. The students received their scholarships as a result of their GPA, as well…

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Applications Currently Being Accepted For Student Summer Writing Workshop

By Pat Evans | April 25, 2018

Students currently in grades 6-11 are encouraged to apply for the Canon Future Authors Workshop, a free, stimulating seven-day seminar designed to sharpen their writing skills. Students will have the opportunity to write and revise materials for publication, as well as meet local writers during informative discussion sessions. The workshop is sponsored by Junior Achievement…

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Washington Elementary Welcomes Carissa Battle as New Principal

By Pat Evans | April 25, 2018

A veteran educator and product of Palm Beach County’s public schools is now leading Washington Elementary School in Riviera Beach as its new principal. Carissa Battle was named Principal at Washington Elementary this month, and was introduced during the School Board’s regular meeting on April 18. Ms. Battle said she sees herself in her students…

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