Posts by Deborah Stewart (Communications)

Author, CNN Commentator Gets Serious With Educators and Parents

  West Palm Beach, FL., September 8, 2014 – When nationally known educator Dr. Steve Perry came to Suncoast High School on Thursday, August 28, he told the hundreds of people in attendance that they each had a responsibility in the academic success of students in  Palm Beach County public schools. The principal of Capital…

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BOARD MEMBER EARNS 2014 MILDRED HASTINGS TENACITY AWARD

Dr. Debra Robinson lauded by Congressman Alcee Hastings U.S. Congressman Alcee Hastings ​hosted a luncheon at the Westin Diplomat in Fort Lauderdale on May 18. The Congressman used the event to present the 2014 Mildred HastingsTenacity Award, named in memory of his mother, the late Mildred Hastings, to Palm Beach County School District Board veteran…

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HOWELL WATKINS PRE-MEDICAL SCIENCES STUDENTS GRADUATE FROM GOOD SAMARITAN EXTERNSHIP

Program part of the T. Leroy Jefferson Medical Society’s mentorship effort  Selected eighth graders from Howell Watkins Middle School’s Pre-Medical Sciences Program completed a year-long externship program at Good Samaritan Medical Center and graduated with a Certificate of Completion and their own personalized stethoscope at a ceremony held May 22.  H.L. Watkins Principal Donald Hoffman,…

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SECME INVOLVEMENT NETS AWARD FOR FREEDOM SHORES ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL

Volunteer honored with Angel Award  Being involved with Science, Engineering, Communication, Mathematics, and Enrichment  (SECME) resulted in unexpected rewards recently for Freedom Shores Elementary School Principal Patricia Trejo.  She was named  SECME Administrator of the Year for her continuing support of the school’s SECME Program at the 2013 – 2014 SECME District Banquet held at…

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DISTRICT STUDENTS EARN SCHOLARSHIPS THROUGH LEADERSHIP PALM BEACH COUNTY

District high school students were among the 11 participants of the 2014 class of Youth Leadership Palm Beach County awarded scholarships through the Leadership Palm Beach County organization.  Forty-eight high school juniors completed this year’s Youth Leadership Palm Beach County itinerary which culminated with a banquet and celebration at the Palm Beach Airport Hilton in…

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FOREST HILL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT HEADED TO INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE STUDENT WORLD CONFERENCE

Junior receives full scholarship for conference Forest Hill Community High School junior Rafael Tatis has received a full scholarship from the Florida Association of International Baccalaureate (IB) World School (FLIBS) to attend the 2014 IB World Student Conference set for McGill University in Montreal, Canada in July.  The central theme for the conference is Human Rights for…

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20th ANNUAL AFRICAN, AFRICAN-AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN STUDIES SUMMER INSTITUTE SET FOR PALM BEACH LAKES HIGH

Institute itinerary brimming with renowned speakers Removing Structural Barriers to Literacy: Strategies to Identify and Diminish Institutional Bias in Educating Black Children is the theme for the District’s 20th Annual African, African American, and Caribbean Studies Summer Institute. Palm Beach Lakes High School will host four days of the Summer Institute, with a fifth, Family…

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ELBRIDGE GALE ELEMENTARY STUDENTS SET FUNDRAISING RECORD FOR LLS

Students collect change to benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society West Palm Beach, FL. May 22, 2014 – Students at Elbridge Gale Elementary School recently completed the Pasta for Pennies Program, presented by Olive Garden, benefitting the LLS Palm Beach Area Chapter and raised an impressive $8,834.85. This earned them the Making Change-Top School Award for…

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SENIOR GRADUATES HIGH SCHOOL THIS WEEK DESPITE ALL ODDS

English Language Learner and surgery survivor looking forward to college and career Wellington High School senior Tawana Michel is scheduled to cross the stage with her classmates during the graduation ceremony set for Thursday, May 21 at the Fairgrounds. Her diploma will be proof that she mastered and completed the graduation requirements, but it will…

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