Posts Tagged ‘Schools’

PALM BEACH SCHOOLS SUPPORT FOOD REVOLUTION DAY

The School District of Palm Beach County today announced that supports the day of action in honor of the 2nd Annual Food Revolution Day. On Friday, May 17, 2013 individuals across the globe will be standing up for eating good food and learning essential cooking skills.   Please join this effort; together in homes, schools,…

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The School District Is Committed To Living A Healthier Lifestyle! – We Completed Over A Million Minutes of Exercise

The School District of Palm Beach County put their New Years’ resolution of living a healthier lifestyle into action by encouraging students, staff and faculty to take part in the WonderFit wellness challenge which kicked off on February 6, 2013.  WonderFit, a four-week competition, encouraged overall well-being by increasing daily physical activity levels through various…

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Palm Beach County Schools Honored by National Alliance for a Healthier Generation

Five schools from Palm Beach County have earned a National Recognition Award from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. This year, the Alliance recognized Berkshire Elementary School and South Olive Elementary School with the Bronze National Recognition Award for transforming their campuses into healthy places for students and staff.  They join Hagen Road Elementary School…

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Cholee Lake Elementary Participates in International Walk to School Day

Cholee Lake Elementary teachers, students and parents will be participating in International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 3, 2012. Everyone interested in participating should be in the McDonalds Restaurant located at 6581 Forest Hill Blvd. in Greenacres (northwest corner) at 7:15 a.m. to walk to the school together.  Since 2000, an average of…

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Job Fair and Open House at School District Offices

The School District of Palm Beach County invites all job seekers and members of the community to attend a Job Fair and open house of their new Area 3 office (formerly known as West Area).  When? Friday, October 12th, 2012 from 1:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Where? Area 3 Administrative Office – 2625 State Road 715,…

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Palm Beach County Students to Receive FREE Breakfast Everyday

The Palm Beach County School Food Service Department is proud to announce that its “Power Up With Breakfast” campaign will now offer a free breakfast to ALL students beginning Monday, October 1, 2012.    Students must select a free breakfast that complies with the USDA school breakfast program.  This program requires that students select food items from…

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Gove Elementary Participates in International Walk to School Day

Gove Elementary School celebrates diversity by inviting students, teachers, parents, and community to a “Walk to School” promoting their favorite wellness slogan.  When? October 3, 2012 from 7:20 to 7:55 a.m.  Where? Gove Elementary School – 900 S. E. Ave G, Belle Glade, FL 33430.  The emphasis will be on encouraging families to walk together…

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Palm Beach County Schools Participate in Pinwheels for Peace 2012

Palm Beach County schools will be participating in the annual Pinwheels for Peace initiative on Friday, September 21, 2012.  Pinwheels for Peace is an art installation project started in 2005 by two Art teachers, Ann Ayers and Ellen McMillan, who teach at Monarch High School in Coconut Creek, Florida, as a way for their students…

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Palm Beach County Students Receive 20,000 Backpacks from Office Depot

The Office Depot Foundation recently donated 20,000 colorful new sackpacks to deserving children served by non-profit organizations, schools and agencies in Palm Beach County. They contained essential school supplies, during a special “Back-to- School Celebration” that took place at different Office Depot stores located throughout the county.  Special guests included West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri…

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James Patterson Grant Launches Middle School Book Clubs – Project Aims To Instill Love of Reading In Students

Renowned Author James Patterson, the Palm Beach resident who holds the New York Times and Guinness World Book records for most hardcover fiction bestselling titles by a single author, has funded a grant to create unique book clubs in three Palm Beach County middle schools.  The grant of $48,500 will fund the purchase of thousands of new books in each…

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