Posts Tagged ‘Royal Palm Beach High School’

District’s graduation rate outperforms state, large school districts

WEST PALM BEACH – The School District of Palm Beach County had the highest graduation rate among Florida’s largest school districts and exceeded the state’s average, according to figures released Tuesday by the Florida Department of Education. The District’s graduation rate of 79.4 percent for the 2014-15 school year exceeded the state’s average of 77.8…

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Media Advisory: Royal Palm Beach High hosts Academy Open House on Dec. 8

ROYAL PALM BEACH – Royal Palm Beach High School will hold an Academy Open House on Tuesday, Dec. 8 for eighth grade students and their parents. Interested families can tour the campus, meet teachers and gain valuable information about the school’s Choice programs, clubs, activities and athletics. WHAT: Royal Palm Beach High Academy Open House…

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Palm Beach County corporations hosting district STEM teachers in summer externships

WEST PALM BEACH – Seven Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teachers from the School District of Palm Beach County will work a month-long paid externship with five corporations, gaining valuable real-world experience that they will bring back to the classroom. The STEM Externship Program, which begins Monday, July 6, is a joint partnership between the…

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Royal Palm Beach High reaches important benchmark in becoming an IB World School

ROYAL PALM BEACH – Royal Palm Beach High School reached an important milestone toward implementing the School District of Palm Beach County’s newest International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, when its Application for Candidacy was accepted by the IB. Royal Palm Beach High will officially become an IB Candidate School on Sept. 1, and begins the process…

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International Baccalaureate program coming to Royal Palm Beach High School

ROYAL PALM BEACH – A new International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is coming to Royal Palm Beach High School for the 2015-2016 school year, making it the sixth district-operated high school in Palm Beach County to offer this rigorous curriculum to students. Approximately 100 seats are available in Royal Palm Beach High’s IB program for incoming…

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Royal Palm Beach High earns Presidential Youth Fitness Program grant

ROYAL PALM BEACH – Royal Palm Beach High School students will use technology to help students track and meet their personal health and fitness goals, thanks to a three-year, $7,500 grant from the Presidential Youth Fitness Program. The school will use the grant money to buy software and a virtual training package to allow students…

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District debate students headed to national tournament

WEST PALM BEACH – Eighteen high school debate students from four district-operated high schools are among the 27 debate champions representing Palm Beach County at the National Speech & Debate Association’s 2015 National Speech and Debate Championship Tournament. Students will compete in categories ranging from Public Forum Debate and Dramatic Interpretation to Original Oratory and…

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ROYAL PALM BEACH HIGH STUDENTS WIN BIG AT SECME COMPETITION

Royal Palm Beach High School students won the regional District SECME competition to build and run a car powered by the energy derived from a mousetrap. The following students competed against more than twelve other Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) high schools throughout Palm Beach County: Stanley Bullard, Nick Bumgardner, Aziz-Abdul Clarke, Azana Clarke,…

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