Archive for May 2013

JOIN THE DRIVING FORCE BEHIND EDUCATION – TRANSPORTATION JOB FAIR

The School District of Palm Beach County today announced that all job seekers and members of the community are invited to attend the Transportation Job Fair to join a professional services team.   When? Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Where? Central Transportation Facility – 3376 Summit Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL…

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SCHOOL DISTRICT HEALTH SPECIALIST NAMED FLORIDA SCHOOL HEALTH SUPERVISOR OF THE YEAR

Dr. Cathy Burns coordinates the nursing services with the Health Department (HD) and Health Care District (HCD) nursing administrations to include facilitating nursing procedures, support, and training within the School District of Palm Beach County. The School District’s Health Services Specialist, she manages the Exceptional Student Education Nursing Contract to include facilitating nursing services in…

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SCHOOL DISTRICT TO CONDUCT EVACUATION PLAN EXERCISE

The School District of Palm Beach County transportation officials will conduct a Western Area Evacuation Plan Exercise on Friday, June 7, 2013, at 7:00 a.m. This annual exercise is designed to simulate functions associated with evacuation of the western area communities of Palm Beach County in the event of a breach of the Lake Okeechobee…

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ART TEACHERS ASSOCIATION AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS TO DESERVING STUDENTS

Acquille Dunkley from Royal Palm Beach Community High School and Taylor Goldenberg from Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts are the two recipients of the 2012-2013 Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association Annual Scholarship. Each of them has been awarded $1,000.00 towards their college education.  Acquille Dunkley will attend Digital Media Arts College…

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WEST PALM BEACH ROTARY CLUB AWARDS $20,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO TWO STUDENTS

The West Palm Beach Rotary Club will award its prestigious “Service Above Self” scholarships to two students from the School District of Palm Beach County.  The Club’s 2013 Scholarship Award recipients are Sara Pangelley from Suncoast Community High School who will receive a $16,000 Scholarship towards her Bachelors Degree; $4,000 each year renewable for four years…

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DADS SHOW SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS AT WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY

Washington Elementary hosted its first annual “Donuts with Dads” breakfast on May 21st.  The program was dedicated to dads, uncles, grandfathers, great grandfathers and male mentors.  More than 100 men attended the breakfast. Washington Elementary Principal Sandra Edwards and Parent Liaison Therecia Davis, along with facilitation services from the Riviera Beach Bridges, invited guest speaker J. R.…

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ELEMENTARY MATH & SCIENCE FAIR SHOWCASES STUDENT TALENT

Over 600 individuals and families recently attended the 2013 Palm Beach County District Elementary Mathematics and Science Fair at the South Florida Fairgrounds.  Visitors had the opportunity to view 1,488 mathematics and science fair projects submitted by elementary students from 71 public, private, and home schools.  Students and families were thrilled to see the 236…

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U.B. KINSEY/PALMVIEW ELEMENTARY TEACHER COLLABORATES IN NATIONAL CURRICULUM PROJECT

Dr. Lavina Draper, Social Studies and Writing teacher at U.B. Kinsey/Palmview Elementary School of the Arts will be attending the George Washington Teachers’ Institute this summer to collaborate on a national curriculum project and study George Washington’s life at his 18th century estate in Mount Vernon, Virginia. Additionally, Dr. Draper will share her expertise and…

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