Posts Tagged ‘Okeeheelee Middle School’

District’s International Spanish Academies highlight student achievements at ISA Student Symposium

WEST PALM BEACH – Students will showcase their skills, share their stories and their successes with the International Spanish Academy (ISA) programs during the first-ever International Spanish Academy Student Symposium, presented by the School District of Palm Beach County’s five ISA schools. The symposium, scheduled from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28…

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Okeeheelee MS student wins national award for essay on the importance of bilingualism

GREENACRES – Stephanie Meza-Castaño’s essay on The Importance of Being Bilingual/La Importancia de Ser Bilingüe has won first prize in the National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE) essay contest. This is the first time a student from Palm Beach County has won this distinguished award. Stephanie, who is an eighth grader in the International Spanish…

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District schools earn President’s Education Awards Program honors

WEST PALM BEACH – Nearly 50 district-operated elementary, middle and high schools were recently honored by the 2015 President’s Education Awards Program. The awards are given to students throughout the country who demonstrate educational excellence and academic growth in the classroom. Principals at each of the 49 School District of Palm Beach County schools will…

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Media Advisory: Okeeheelee Middle showcases student talents on Fine Arts Night

GREENACRES – More than 300 students will share their music, dance and dramatic talents on Thursday, March 12, during Okeeheelee Middle School’s Fine Arts Night. The event will be from 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at the school. WHAT: Okeeheelee Middle School’s Annual Fine Arts Night WHEN: Thursday, March 12, from 6 p.m. to 8:15…

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Media Advisory: District students performing at YES Lab

DELRAY BEACH – Public school students from elementary, middle and high schools in Palm Beach County will perform monologues they wrote themselves during a showcase of original monologues at the Arts Garage in Delray Beach on Monday, Dec. 15. The free show, part of a six-week intensive program by YES (Youth Engaged in Storytelling) Lab,…

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DISTRICT’S SCHOOLS WIN AT BENCH CONTEST COMPETITION

Here are the winners of the bench contest competition Best Representation of the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center goes to: Emerald Cove Middle School who will receive a $1,500 donation. Most Inspiring goes to: Wellington Elementary School who will also receive a $1,500 donation. Most Original goes to: Polo Park Middle School who will receive a…

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