April 2020

Wear yellow to support our school lunch heroes
Show Your Appreciation for School Lunch Heroes
04/29/2020
The public is invited to celebrate the District’s school lunch heroes by expressing gratitude and wearing yellow during food distribution on Thursday, April 30, and Thursday, May 7.
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Avid
AVID Sets Students up For Success
04/29/2020
For AVID Awareness Week, students and staff are virtually celebrating all of the benefits the AVID System provides students, including improved organizational skills, critical thinking strategies, and encouragement to pursue higher education.
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Junior Achievement Helps Teachers and Students With Digital Content for Virtual Classes
04/24/2020
Junior Achievement (JA) of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast is helping teachers and students provide education in virtual classrooms.
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Deliver Supplies
Education Foundation Leads Drive for School Supplies and Electronic Devices
04/24/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic mandated school closures, creating the need for distance learning for School District of Palm Beach County students. Unfortunately, many students throughout the community do not have the necessary school supplies or technological materials to learn effectively at home.
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Student practicing distance learning at home
Parents: Make the Best of Distance Learning
04/24/2020
As Distance Learning in the Palm Beach County School District enters its fifth week, here are some tips and reminders to help students, parents, and guardians make the most of their Distance Learning experience.
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Graduation Update
04/23/2020
As Superintendent Donald E. Fennoy II stated in his letter to seniors and parents on April 7, the District is exploring other commencement options.
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Student Garden
Highland ES Named Green Ribbon School by U.S. Department of Education
04/22/2020
In time for Earth Day, Highland Elementary School has been named a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School.
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Beginning and Mentor Teacher of the Year Award Winners Chosen for 2020
04/21/2020
Each year in the School District, the Beginning Teacher of the Year Award is presented to outstanding first year teachers, and the Mentor Teacher of the Year Award is presented to exceptional first year mentor teachers.
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Woodlands Teacher
Woodlands Middle School Teacher Wins Award From Latinos in Action Organization
04/20/2020
Carla Rodas-Piña is a 7th and 8th grade Spanish teacher at Woodlands Middle School who was recently named the Latinos in Action (LIA) Rookie Teacher of the Year for 2020.
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PBCSD Campuses Will Remain Closed for 2019-2020 School Year, Distance Learning Continues
04/18/2020
On April 18, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that all K-12 school campuses in the state will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, due to COVID-19.
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Liberty Park ES Teacher Encourages Public to #ThanktheKids With Heartfelt Video
04/17/2020
Like many teachers, Liberty Park Elementary ESOL teacher Sasha Morello immediately thought of the students as schools began to close. She found a way to say “thank you” to all of the children affected during this difficult time.
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Census 2020
Census Accelerate Launches Video Prize Challenge to Encourage Census Participation
04/15/2020
A total of $50,000 in cash prizes is up for grabs in the Census Video Prize Challenge launched by Census Accelerate, an initiative of the Census Open Innovation Labs.
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Reading a book
We Challenge You to Show us How You’re Distance Learning
04/13/2020
While we can’t be together in classrooms right now, we can unite in our learning through social media. Tag @pbcsd in your pictures or videos of distance learning and show us how you’re #GoingTheDistancePBCSD! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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Congratulations!
District Again Recognized For Outstanding Commitment to Music Education
04/13/2020
For the fourth consecutive year, the School District of Palm Beach County has been honored with the prestigious Best Communities for Music Education designation from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation.
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Palm Beach County Library System
County Library System Helps Students Access Free Online Tutoring
04/07/2020
The Palm Beach County Library System is offering a FREE tutoring service to students to help them with their schoolwork.
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Dwyer Awards
Finalists Announced For 2020 Dwyer Awards
04/01/2020
The Economic Council of Palm Beach County Foundation and its sponsors made the announcement online on April 1, saying it is an especially critical time to honor outstanding educators, as teachers transition their classrooms to distance learning.
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Companies Pitch in to Help Students Learn From Home
03/31/2020
In order to keep the learning going for all students and bridge the digital divide, Comcast, Sprint, and AT&T are pitching in to help by offering a number of benefits.
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