Posts Tagged ‘Thank a Teacher Thursday’

#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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#ThankATeacherPBC: Palm Beach Gardens HS English Teacher Named Teacher of the Week for PBCSD

Mr. Seth Erstein of Palm Beach Gardens High School poses with his students after being named the District's #ThankATeacherPBC Teacher of the Week.

The surprise on Seth Erstein’s face was unmistakable this morning, as representatives from the School District of Palm Beach County and ValuTeachers Team SoBetter joined the Palm Beach Gardens High School administration in recognizing him as the District’s #ThankATeacherPBC Teacher of the Week. Mr. Erstein was nominated for the Teacher of the Week award by…

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#ThankATeacherPBC: Marsh Pointe Elementary Teacher Uses Tony Bennett’s Music to Engage His Students

Marsh Pointe ES students' thank you card for Tony Bennett.

Great teachers know that making an impact on their students sometimes takes creativity and innovation, and Marsh Pointe Elementary School first grade teacher, Michael Bonick, has found the right notes to engage his new readers and develop a love of reading. “I always use music in my class when teaching reading because authors and songwriters…

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

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

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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[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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#ThankATeacherPBC: See Which Businesses Have Pledged Their Support to Palm Beach County Educators

Earlier this year, the School District of Palm Beach County launched a year-long campaign to celebrate and honor its educators. The Thank a Teacher Campaign recognizes that teachers are essential to the Palm Beach County community. Each day, they come to school ready to tackle a critically important, extraordinarily complex job that is demanding but…

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Thank a Teacher Thursday: See How You Can Support District Teachers and Schools

With school back in session, it’s time for Palm Beach County to #ThankATeacherPBC throughout the 2017-2018 school year. Each Thursday during the school year will be “Thank a Teacher Thursday.” The School District will share stories and other Thank a Teacher messages on its social media channels, using the hashtag #ThankATeacherPBC. Follow @pbcsd on Twitter,…

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