School District of Palm Beach County receives clean audit for Fiscal Year 2014

WEST PALM BEACH – External auditors have given the School District of Palm Beach County an unmodified, or “clean,” audit for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2014. The external audit by accounting firm McGladrey LLP found no significant deficiencies or material weaknesses in internal controls and concluded that there was reasonable assurance the…

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Press Statement from School Board Chairman Chuck Shaw

WEST PALM BEACH – School Board Chairman Chuck Shaw released the following statement today: “On behalf of the School Board, I would like to express my thanks to Superintendent E. Wayne Gent for his excellent leadership and service to the district. “Since Mr. Gent was appointed superintendent, we have seen remarkable progress in high school…

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Press Statement from Superintendent E. Wayne Gent

WEST PALM BEACH – E. Wayne Gent, Superintendent of the School District of Palm Beach County, released the following statement today: “Today I am announcing that I will not be seeking a new contract with the School District of Palm Beach County once my current contract expires on June 30. After 15 years with the…

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Media Advisory: School District presents annual Historically Black College/University and Hispanic Serving Institution Recruitment Tour

WEST PALM BEACH – Palm Beach County high school students who want to attend a Historically Black College/University or a Hispanic Serving Institution can meet with recruiters and financial aid representatives and learn more about the institutions during a two-day recruitment event on Jan. 13 and Jan. 14 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.…

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Media Advisory: Sunset Palms Elementary hosts family fun run and wellness expo

BOYNTON BEACH – With an eye toward inspiring students and their families to maintain a more active, healthier lifestyle, Sunset Palms Elementary School will host its second annual TurtleTrot one-mile run and wellness expo on Sunday, Jan. 11. The event includes a one-mile walk/run, nutritious food options, yoga and a community-sponsored healthy marketplace. WHAT: TurtleTrot…

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Media Advisory: Suncoast High hosts robotics kickoff event on Jan. 3

RIVIERA BEACH – High school robotics teams throughout South Florida will begin 2015 by designing and building robots as part of the First Robotics Competition (FRC) Kickoff at Suncoast High School on Saturday, Jan. 3. The event is one of 107 kickoff events around the world and the only one in South Florida to mark the…

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Media Advisory: Allamanda Elementary christens new running track on Jan. 6

PALM BEACH GARDENS – Allamanda Elementary School will take a victory lap to celebrate the grand opening of its new running track at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 6. The 1/7th mile track, called the “Allamanda Loop,” was built with the help of business partners Whole Foods Market and Office Depot. WHAT: Inaugural run on…

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What’s your activity? Kick off 2015 with your favorite Fun & Leisure class

WEST PALM BEACH – Is taking a class on your list of resolutions for 2015? Registration begins Jan. 5, 2015, for Fun & Leisure classes for adults at more than 26 community schools throughout Palm Beach County. Check out the Palm Beach Community Educator Winter 2015 catalog online for course offerings in everything from arts…

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