School Board Holds Annual Reorganization Meeting,  Barbieri Named Chair

WEST PALM BEACH- Four Palm Beach County School Board members were sworn in Wednesday, kicking off their new four-year terms of service to the School District. Karen Brill (District 3), Erica Whitfield (District 4), Marcia Andrews (District 6) and Debra Robinson (District 7) were re-elected to serve on the School Board until 2022. The Board members…

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Bus Driver Job Fair Scheduled for Thursday, November 29

  WEST PALM BEACH– The School District of Palm Beach County is hosting a bus driver job fair on Thursday, November 29. WHAT: Transportation Job Fair | WHEN: Thursday, November 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. WHERE: School District Central Bus Facility                 3376 Summit Blvd.        …

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New Horizons Elementary School Hosting Health Fair Friday

WELLINGTON- To promote healthy food choices, increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, physical activity and mindfulness practices, the School Food Service Department has organized an educational health fair to be held at New Horizons Elementary School. WHAT: Health Fair WHEN: Friday, November 16, 2018 from 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m WHERE: New Horizons Elementary School        …

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School District Office to Honor District’s Veterans Friday

  WEST PALM BEACH–  The School District of Palm Beach County will hold its annual Veterans Day Ceremony to honor its employees who served in the United States Armed Forces. WHAT: School District of Palm Beach County Annual Veterans Day Ceremony WHEN: Friday, November 9 from 9 to 9:45 a.m. WHERE: Fulton-Holland Educational Services Center Flagpole    …

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More than 125 Teachers Expected to Attend Garden Curriculum Workshop Saturday

WEST PALM BEACH-  To support the School District’s School Based Wellness initiative, School Food Service is providing a workshop to strengthen the School Garden program. Together with Mounts Botanical Garden and the UF/IFAS Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension, a Garden Curriculum Workshop called “Bringing the Classroom into the Garden” is being offered to teachers in Palm…

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Winners Showcase Their Creativity and Talent in Annual Superintendent Holiday Greeting Card Contest

WEST PALM BEACH- 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…

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School Food Services Adds Supper Programs to 14 Schools

The School District of Palm Beach County, Florida will have an additional 12 schools participating in the Afterschool Meals Program for the 2018 – 2019 school year beginning on October 1, 2018. These schools are in addition to the 55 school sites currently participating. The program is funded by the USDA and administered in Florida…

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Glade View ES Teacher Wins National Award for Incorporating Broadway into Classroom

  BELLE GLADE-  Glade View Elementary School Dance and Choice Program Coordinator Sonja Kelly won the 2018 League Educator Apple Award®, which acknowledge the efforts of teachers and advocates who support programs relating to Broadway or Touring Broadway shows, promoting further development of theatre education. Kelly was selected for her dedication to introducing students to the performing…

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Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day Set for February 1

WEST PALM BEACH-  Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day will be recognized in Palm Beach County Friday, February 1, 2019. The day is relevant to several common academic goals, since it offers “real world” applications to school studies, furthers partnerships between schools and the business community, encourages gender equity, and enhances mentoring programs.…

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