Archive for May 2012

National Broad Prize Education Panel Tours Palm Beach Schools

Evaluation will inform $1 million Broad Prize decision of nation’s “most improved” urban district; Best practices to be shared with school districts nationwide        What:        National educational experts will tour the School District of Palm Beach County on Wednesday to gather information for a jury of former U.S. secretaries of…

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Palm Beach County Council of PTA/PTSA Hosts Awards and Recognition Program

  Jeans and Jewels was the theme of the County Council of PTA/PTSA’s Awards and Recognition Program this year. The jeans acknowledges the hard work contributed by each of the units and members;  the  jewels are symbolic according to President Jen Martinez.  “We felt the jewels reflect that each of the 58 units is a…

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Minority, Women and Small Business Enterprises Luncheon To Help Local Businesses Grow, Compete

An information packed luncheon for local businesses will focus on successful Mentor Protégé programs, in which subcontractors learn marketing and business operations from large, established general contractors. Sponsored by The Weitz Company, the free event will provide local businesses an opportunity to explore building mutually beneficial relationships.  Presenters:   Jim Wells, P.E., Vice President: The Weitz…

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Woodlands Middle Hosts 5K Run/Walk

Woodlands Middle School’s Medical Academy is hosting a 5K Run/Walk at Okeeheelee Park in West Palm Beach, Sunday June 3, , at 7:00 a.m. .  The money raised will be used to purchase equipment and supplies to build the Medical program and enrich the experiences of the academy students.   Assistant Principal, Rigo Gamez  said the…

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Students Receive Scholarships from Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association

Marlon Murasko of Jupiter High School and Amanda Price of Royal Palm Beach Community High School are the two recipients of the 2011-2012 Annual Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association Scholarships of $1000.00 each.  Marlon Murasko will be attending the University of Florida and Amanda Price will be attending The Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale.…

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District Students Win College-sponsored Merit Scholarships

 The following graduating seniors are among 2500 students nationwide who have been selected to receive college-sponsored National Merit scholarships. Alexander Dreyfoos School of the Arts Jillian T. Adams   Delray Beach resident  University of Florida Probable career field: Research Donald W. Meyers, IV   Wellington resident  University of Florida  Probable career field: Materials Science Courtney S. Wayne       Jupiter resident    University of…

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Palm Beach Lakes Student Receives Medical Society Heroes Award, Rise and Shine Food Co-op Creator

Brianna Hollins, a senior in the Medical Academy at Palm Beach Lakes High School recently received the prestigious Palm Beach County Medical Society 2012 Heroes in Medicine Student Award at a ceremony at the Kravis Center’s Cohen Pavilion. The Palm Beach County Medical Society recognized Brianna’s tireless efforts and expression of concern for economically disadvantaged…

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