Archive for July 2013

SUNCOAST HIGH SENIOR ACHIEVES TOP ACT SCORE

Shreyash Agrawal, a senior at Suncoast Community High School, earned a top composite score of 36 on a recent ACT test. Shreyash has competed in numerous mathematics and science competitions throughout his high school career. He has placed in the top 1% of the Mathematics Olympiad and the top 400 in the country in the…

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FLORIDA PTA CONVENTION PREPS COUNTY COUNCIL LEADERSHIP FOR NEW SCHOOL YEAR

Over 80 area representatives from 29 local PTA organizations were on hand for the Florida PTA Convention held mid-July at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor. Conference attendees celebrated 90 years of advocacy, raised money for the Florida PTA Scholarship program and reviewed bylaws and updated position statements from this Spring’s legislative session. Palm Beach County…

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DISTRICT’S TELEVISION STATION ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF THE INTERNATIONAL HOUR

The Education Network of the Palm Beach County School District is pleased to announced the launch of The International Hour—an hour of daily programming that will highlight programs, activities, initiatives, and opportunities  in the format of two 30-minute interview shows that target the Spanish-speaking and Haitian-Creole-speaking communities. Click here to watch the video promo Noted…

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SEVEN HUNDRED NEW TEACHERS EXPECTED AT 2013 TEACHERFEST

An event hosted by the School District and the Classroom Teachers Association (CTA) to welcome 700 new public school teachers, is scheduled to begin at 8:00 am on August 8th and 9th. Set for John I. Leonard High School, TeacherFest will convene new teachers hired for public schools around the county to learn more about a wide…

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SHOP & SHARE IN SUPPORT OF THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

Join us for a day of shopping, sharing, and supporting the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. on Saturday, August 3, 2013. The Gardens Mall will donate 5% of the day’s logged sales to the Education Foundation to support K-12 public education in Palm Beach County. In order for a donation to be credited to the…

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STUDENTS TO PERFORM IN 13TH ANNUAL MULTICULTURAL TALENT EXTRAVAGANZA

The Multi-Cultural Arts Program (MAP) is hosting its 13th Annual Multicultural Arts Talent Show, Saturday, August 3, starting at 6:00 p.m. at Barton Elementary School in Lake Worth. The show will showcase multicultural dances, choirs, solo performers, steppers, drummers, a magic show, and much more. The Program which started in April of 2000, offers dance,…

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BOCA RATON’S OMNI MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING SKILLS IN NATIONAL COMPETITION

Eight Omni Middle School students recently participated in the STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) competition at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America’s (FCCLA) 2013 National Leadership Conference.  Shelby Black-Smith, Annie Coen, Sheina Koolik, Valerie Kwong, William Mettlach, Kevin Patlis, Saam Rajaei, and Joseph Wallace all earned either Gold or Silver Medals…

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NEW WORLD-CLASS GALAXY ELEMENTARY E3 SCHOOL TO FEATURE A STATE-OF-THE-ART WONDERMENT CENTER

When it opens in August 2013, the new World-Class Galaxy Elementary E3 (Energy, Environment & Engineering) Choice School will have a state-of-the-art Wonderment Center. Among other exciting features, the greenest school in the galaxy campus will have a Wonderment Center with interpretive, interactive, multi-age exhibits, on the walls, floors, and suspended overhead. The Wonderment Center…

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GOVE ELEMENTARY BEGINS 2013 SCHOOL YEAR IN BRAND NEW FACILITY

Gove Elementary administrators and teachers are thrilled to welcome their students this new school year in a brand new energy-efficient, environmentally friendly campus. The center features 924 student stations, state of the art media center, a covered outdoor pavilion, 3 playgrounds and much more in 18 acres of land.  “I am overjoyed with the ability…

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