Archive for June 11, 2013

PALM BEACH COUNTY EDUCATOR NOMINATED FOR NATIONAL AWARD

The School District of Palm Beach County announced that Lee Kolbert, Manager of the Department of Educational Technology, has been nominated for honors in the category of School Technologists at the 2013 Annual Bammy Awards.  Presented by the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences International, the Bammy award is a cross-discipline award recognizing the contributions…

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WAN WINS 1st PLACE ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE CATEGORY AT INTEL INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Recent Dreyfoos graduate Christopher Wan has won a $3,000 prize and 1st place honors in the Environmental Sciences category of the 2013 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held this past May in Phoenix, Arizona. Stephen Anand, science instructor at the Arts school is ecstatic!  “Chris’s entry was Modeling Estuarine Salinity Using Artificial Neural Networks and his win has put Dreyfoos…

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SCHOOL DISTRICT RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR BUDGET

The School District of Palm Beach County has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). According to GFOA, “The award represents a significant achievement by the entity.  It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental…

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