Posts Tagged ‘Teachers’

PINE JOG ELEMENTARY INVITES COMMUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN FALL FESTIVITIES

The Pine Jog Elementary School PTA is sponsoring its 6TH Annual Enchanted Forest. This is a fun event for the entire family where visitors will be greeted by costumed animals like a raccoon, opossum, a bat, a lady bug, an owl, and even an itsy bitsy spider. Families will be able to enjoy games, campfires,…

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LANGUAGE AND CULTURE CONFERENCE OFFERS RESOURCES FOR ALL TEACHERS

The 9th Annual Language and Culture Conference that is taking place on November 11, 2013 at Santaluces High School offers all teachers a vast roster of creative, interactive educator training opportunities to learn and practice powerful, proven strategies taught by known speakers and local facilitators. This year’s theme is “Key to the Core”   Click here register    …

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PALM BEACH SCHOOLS PARTICIPATE IN PINWHEELS FOR PEACE

Pinwheels for Peace is an art installation project that started in 2005 by two Art teachers, Ann Ayers and Ellen McMillan, of Coconut Creek, Florida, as a way for students to express their feelings about what’s going on in the world and in their lives. In the first year, groups in over 1,325 locations throughout…

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PALM BEACH SCHOOLS KICK OFF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH CELEBRATIONS

The School District of Palm Beach County will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 with a series of events to highlight the contributions of Hispanics to our nation and local community. Students, teachers, staff and community members are cordially invited to participate and to encourage others to join.  To start…

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DISTRICT’S NOTIFICATION SYSTEM NOW OFFERS TEXT MESSAGING

The School District of Palm Beach County announced that the Parentlink notification system, which is the communication tool that is used to contact parents/guardians and staff on school and District related issues, will now have the option for mass one-way text messaging. Currently, the system handles mass call-outs to parents and staff for emergency/hurricane information,…

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TEACHERS TRAVEL THE WORLD TO KEEP UP TO DATE ON HOLOCAUST EDUCATION

This summer many school district teachers attended seminars throughout the world to keep up to date on the fast pace of new trends in Holocaust Education. This part of history plays an integral part as it teaches students to be a responsible and respectful person, for the purposes of encouraging tolerance of diversity in a…

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CLASS OF 2013 CONTINUES RECEIVING IMPRESSIVE AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIPS

Eleven students from Palm Beach County Schools, bound for their college of choice were awarded $1,000 scholarships and a $400Junior Citizen Award by the Caribbean-American For Community Involvement in Florida, Inc. (CAFCI) during its annual student assistance award ceremony at Kevin Harvin Center in Royal Palm Beach.  This year marks the 21st year of CAFCI’s…

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U.B. KINSEY/PALMVIEW ELEMENTARY TEACHER COLLABORATES IN NATIONAL CURRICULUM PROJECT

Dr. Lavina Draper, Social Studies and Writing teacher at U.B. Kinsey/Palmview Elementary School of the Arts will be attending the George Washington Teachers’ Institute this summer to collaborate on a national curriculum project and study George Washington’s life at his 18th century estate in Mount Vernon, Virginia. Additionally, Dr. Draper will share her expertise and…

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STUDENTS BRING TOP PRIZE FROM INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FAIR

The International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) was recently held in Phoenix, Arizona and was attended by approximately 1,600 finalists from over 70 countries.  Seven Palm Beach County students qualified for this competition, the most of any region in Florida.   ISEF, which is sponsored by Intel, is the largest high school science research competition in…

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INDIAN PINES ELEMENTARY STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT SAFETY FROM LOCAL DEPUTY SHERIFFS

Deputy Sheriffs Delaura, Dieujuste and Kirkham, members of the Sheriff’s Office Community Policing Unit in Concept Homes, conducted a “Take 25” presentation at Indian Pines Elementary School. This program is a grassroots safety initiative created in honor of National Missing Children’s Day. Annually honored on May 25th, this day serves as a reminder to the…

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