Posts Tagged ‘Haiti Relief’

District, Schools Observe Anniversary Of Haiti Earthquake

January 12, 2011, will mark the anniversary of the catastrophic earthquake that struck Haiti. The number of deaths from the earthquake totaled over 300,000, and over 1.5 million Haitians were displaced.   The School district has approximately 500 Haitian employees and 13,000 Haitian students presently enrolled in our schools. District schools, departments and staff donated an astounding…

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Jupiter High French Honor Society Helps Children Of Haiti

The National French Honor Society of Jupiter Community High School is sponsoring a supply fundraiser for Haitian children.  For the month of November, all students and staff are being asked to bring in a shoebox filled with school supplies and toiletries for a child in Haiti. These will be wrapped in gender specific paper and…

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District Employees Join Palm Beach Atlantic University Haiti Mission Trip

Three District employees are part of a ten-person mission trip organized by Palm Beach Atlantic University and their graduate Psychology Program– headed to Haiti to help in relief efforts following the devastating earthquake six months ago. ESOL guidance counselors Viviane Jean-Francois and Velouse Jean-Jacques, from the Multicultural Education Department, and Anax Pompilus—who coordinates District support…

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School District Contributions To Haiti Acknowledged By The Red Cross

The Greater Palm Beach Area Chapter of the American Red Cross hosted a luncheon on March 26, 2010 at its local headquarters in West Palm Beach to recognize major gift donors who help the local organization raise nearly $1 million for the Haiti January’s earthquake disaster.   Some of Palm Beach’s most philanthropic youth, adults, companies…

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Allamanda Elementary Helps With Haiti Relief Efforts

4th and 5th graders in K-Kids at Allamanda Elementary collected items to help with the relief effort in Haiti.  K-Kids is a service organization for elementary students sponsored by Kiwanis International.  Allamanda staff members, Diane Wilson and Janie Villegas, worked with the students to collect items for three weeks to be sent to Haiti due…

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Rolling Green Elementary School Sponsors Hope for Haiti Night

Event Features Contributions for Earthquake Relief, Social Services, and Inspiration  When the Rolling Green Elementary School family learned about the earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, they knew they had to act—but what to do?  After meeting with staff to discuss the possibilities, Principal Sandra Sanchez and her team decided to host an evening…

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Dollar for Haiti Project Donates Thousands for Haiti Relief

Missionary flights photo When Barton Elementary students and staff gathered last week to present the fruits of their fundraising efforts, it was clear this was not an ordinary day.  It’s not every day that a pilot visits the school and it certainly isn’t “routine” to have a $5,000 check to present as a donation! When Joe…

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Melaleuca Elementary Joins Haiti Relief Efforts

As rapidly as the lives of the people who live in Haiti flashed before their eyes is as quickly as the students at Melaleuca Elementary wanted to do something to help!  Since the day after this devastating earthquake hit our neighbors in Haiti, the Melaleuca Eagles have rapidly been collecting “Change for Children.” Every day…

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Barton Elementary Set to Present Contributions from A Dollar for Haiti Project

Missionary Flights International to Receive Nearly $5,000!  When Barton Elementary Principal Dr. Aurora Francois and her friend, Reginale Durandisse, CEO of For The Children, Inc. collaborated to bring  the district-wide A Dollar for Haiti Project to life, they wanted a way that students and families in our schools and communities could give even just one…

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Boynton Beach High International Club Organizes UNITED TASTE 4 Haiti

On Thursday,  March 18,  2010 from 3:00 PM to 4:45 PM the Boynton Beach High School International Club will organize the UNITED TASTE 4 Haiti in their cafeteria. As students all over the District continue to support Haiti, the International Club is offering a unique experience to students, staff and community members by hosting an exciting and adventurous…

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