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Media Release: District’s Risk & Benefits Management Department Earns National Award for Event Planning Tool

  WEST PALM BEACH- The Department of Risk & Benefits Management for the School District of Palm Beach County has been awarded the Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) 2018 National Outstanding Achievement Award for its Special Event Risk Planning Guide and Tool. Tackling risk associated with special events (field trips, pep rallies, leasing, etc.), began a…

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Media Release: Deadline Quickly Approaching for Haitian Heritage Month Essay Contest

WEST PALM BEACH- In preparation for Haitian Heritage Month (HHM) in May, the School District of Palm Beach County welcomes entries for its annual HHM essay contest to  commemorate the valuable history and contributions of the Haitian community in Palm Beach County. High School students are invited to participate by writing a 600-700 word essay on…

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Dwyer Award Nominees Announced, Ceremony Scheduled for May 8

WEST PALM BEACH- The Economic Council of Palm Beach County, Inc. in partnership with the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. recently announced the 30 finalists for the 34th Annual William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education. The award recipients will be announced and honored along with all finalists, nominees and past recipients at…

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Media Release: Two Lake Worth Schools Up for State Awards for Community Involvement

LAKE WORTH- Woodlands Middle School and Hidden Oaks Elementary School have both been nominated at the state level for a Family and Community Involvement Award given by the Florida Department of Education. The purpose of the award is to promote and recognize innovative school practices that increase family and community involvement. Woodlands Middle The mission of…

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Tradewinds MS Men of Excellence to Showcase Etiquette Skills at Ruth’s Chris Dinner

West Palm Beach- Students from the Young Men of Excellence group at Tradewinds Middle School, in Greenacres, will have an opportunity to use their etiquette and fine dining skills the have acquired in the program while dining together at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse. WHERE:  Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse                      651 Okeechobee Blvd…

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Media Release: Controlled Open Enrollment Opens, Applications Due April 30

 WEST PALM BEACH – The application window for Controlled Open Enrollment in Palm Beach County Schools is now open. The District offers parents and legal guardians the opportunity for their child to apply to attend a the Controlled Open Enrollment process. While no transportation will be provided for these programs, families from outside of Palm Beach…

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Media Release: School District Hosting Bus Driver Job Fair Thursday

West Palm Beach- The School District of Palm Beach County Transportation Services Department is hosting a job fair Thursday, April 5 to hire bus drivers to fill current openings and prepare for the next school year. The job fair will be from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 3376 Summit Blvd. in West Palm Beach.  Individuals…

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Media Release: PBCSD Accepting Applications for IT Summer Internship

  West Palm Beach- The Information Technology Division is sponsoring summer internships for School District of Palm Beach County high school students. The internship program lasts six weeks operating with 8-hour workdays Monday through Thursday. Interns will be paid a salary of $10.50 per hour. In addition to pay, there are intrinsic rewards in becoming an…

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