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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TRANSPORTATION JOB FAIR MAY 27, 2014, BUS DRIVERS NEEDED

The School District is looking for bus drivers.  Join our Professional Team and be a part of the driving force behind education. Job Fair attendees will have the opportunity to apply for jobs available in the Transportation Department and obtain details about the hiring process. In addition to exceptional retirement benefits, competitive pay, health insurance…

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JUPITER HIGH ENVIRONMENTAL ACADEMY TO RECEIVE NATIONAL VOLUNTEER AWARD

Jupiter High School’s Environmental Research & Field Studies Academy (JERFSA) has been selected as an “Outstanding Youth Volunteer” award winner in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) 2014 “Making a Difference” National Volunteer Awards competition.  JERFSA is one of nine winners nationwide selected for their exceptional service to the BLM in 2013. Jupiter High is the…

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COMMUNITY SUPPORTS FAMILY OF EDUCATORS AS WIFE BATTLES CANCER

Carl Scheffler has been an educator with the Palm Beach County School District for 29 years.  The last seven years he has been teaching 4th grade gifted students at Palm Beach Public.  His wife Patrice worked for Palm Beach County Schools for 17 years, spending ten years in the classroom and seven years as an Assistant Principal.  Five of…

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PALM BEACH COUNTY STUDENTS “WALK. LISTEN. LEARN.” WITH THE WALKING CLASSROOM

Students at Acreage Pines Elementary, Allamanda Elementary, Beacon Cove Intermediate, Berkshire Elementary, and Gove Elementary enjoyed listening to educational podcasts while walking this past year.  The Walking Classroom Institute, an educational non-profit, provided over 285 audio devices (called WalkKits) to 12 classes of 4th and 5thgrade students in Palm Beach County, free of charge.  These digital WalkKits are…

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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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PALM BEACH COUNTY KINDERGARTEN STUDENT WINS NATIONAL CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP

An amazing Palm Beach County Chess Team from four elementary schools competed at the National Elementary School Championship May 9-11 at Dallas, Texas. Marvin Gao, from Waters Edge Elementary School, won the K-1 National Championship.  Competing against kindergarten and first grade students, Marvin a kindergartener won the K-1 National Chess Champion and is the first…

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TEAMWORK USA SPONSORS COLLEGE TOUR FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

Student members of the TeamWork USA Foundation sponsored Leadership Clubs at West Riviera Elementary and Lincoln Elementary Schools toured the campus at Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth on Wednesday, May 14.  Students in grades 3, 4 and 5 from both schools spent the day with two Palm Beach State College undergraduates who provided…

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BOCA MIDDLE CHESS CLUB EARNS ITS THIRD STRAIGHT CRYSTAL GRAND PRIX

On Saturday, May 17, Boca Middle earned its 3rd straight Crystal Grand Prix Trophy by receiving more points than any other team in the division K-8 over 6 tournaments.  The team also earned the gold 1st Place Team Trophy for high team of the day. Once again, Chenyang Sun led the school with a Perfect…

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