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Media Release: School Board to Consider Make-Up Days for Hurricane Irma

Three previously scheduled professional development days for teachers in the School District of Palm Beach County have been proposed as make-up days for Hurricane Irma. These days – October 16, November 3 and January 8, 2018 – will be presented to the School Board for approval at Wednesday’s regular Board meeting. All Palm Beach County…

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Media Advisory: Lake Park ES to Receive $10,000 Donation from Burlington

LAKE PARK – Burlington Stores, Inc., through its partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org, is donating $10,000 to Lake Park Elementary School in celebration of its new store opening in the city. WHAT: Representatives from Burlington Stores will present the check to Lake Park Elementary School principal Michelle Fleming during an assembly WHEN: Friday, September 22, at 2:15 p.m.…

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Media Release: District Schools Closed Thursday and Friday in Preparation for Hurricane Irma

WEST PALM BEACH-  All Palm Beach County Public Schools and District offices will close Thursday, September 7, and Friday, September 8, to allow families to prepare for Hurricane Irma. All afterschool activities, including sports and school meetings, are canceled for Wednesday, September 6, in advance of schools closing on Thursday and Friday. All after-school aftercare programs will remain operational through Wednesday at 6 p.m. Wednesday’s School…

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Media Release: School District Site Provides Resources, Information on Solar Eclipse

In preparation for the total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, the School District of Palm Beach County has created a one-stop shop with resources for safe viewing of the eclipse, links to lesson plans and other information about the eclipse. The site, www.palmbeachschools.org/solar-eclipse, also includes the District’s guidance to schools and to parents regarding…

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Media Release: Okeechobee MS Students Pass College- Level Advanced Placement Exam

  GREENACRES – Fourteen students in the International Spanish Academy (ISA)  at Okeeheelee Middle School were given the opportunity this May to take the Advanced Placement (AP) exam in Spanish Language and Culture — and all 14 of the eighth graders passed. “Even better,” said Okeeheelee MS principal Dr. David Samore. “It was with flying…

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The School District of Palm Beach County and Prime Time Palm Beach County to Receive Wallace Foundation Grant to Foster Children’s Social and Emotional Learning

The School District of Palm Beach County will share a four-year grant with Prime Time Palm Beach County, a nonprofit intermediary organization that serves out-of-school time (OST) programs and practitioners. Through the four-year Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative, they will focus on helping elementary school-aged children in Palm Beach County develop positive social…

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