August 2021

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Pollinator Garden Grows Minds and Experiences
08/27/2021
Classroom lessons about pollinators, host plants, and nectar plants come to life at Golden Grove Elementary School, thanks to a generous grant from Lion Country Safari. Students, teachers, and volunteers created the meaningful space.
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Supervision Before and After School
08/27/2021
In an effort to ensure the safety of our students, the Palm Beach County School District wants to inform parents their children will not be supervised if they are dropped off at a school more than 30 minutes before the start of classes.
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Ask Your School Leaders: Athletics
08/27/2021
The School District has updated its safety protocols for school athletics. On August 26, a discussion was held regarding these updates, led by Dr. Glenda Sheffield – Chief Academic Officer, and Valerie Miyares – Manager of District Athletics.
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Thank a Teacher Returns to Schools on September 9
08/26/2021
The surprise visit to a beloved teacher’s classroom every Thursday in the Palm Beach County School District is a heartwarming way to show appreciation for their dedication to their students. That’s why Thank a Teacher Thursdays is returning this fall, celebrating the District’s dedicated instructional staff.
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Important Update to Protocols for Athletic Events
08/23/2021
As part of an ongoing effort to keep students and visitors in the Palm Beach County School District safe, protocols for all athletic events have been updated.
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Message from The School District of Palm Beach County
Important Information Regarding Facial Coverings and Return to School
08/20/2021
The health, safety, and security of our students and staff remain the top priority for the School District of Palm Beach County.
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Message from the School District of Palm Beach County
Facial Covering Guidance
08/20/2021
As part of the District’s commitment to keeping you as informed as possible, this message is a follow-up to an email that you received earlier today regarding facial coverings.
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Residency Teachers from New York University
Successful Partnership With NYU Leads to Future PBCSD Teachers
08/19/2021
Since 2019, the School District of Palm Beach County has welcomed 13 residency teachers from New York University. These future educators receive training in the classroom while earning a graduate degree from NYU.
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Student Sets Rubik's Cube Record
08/19/2021
A world record holder is walking the halls at Suncoast High School. No one on the planet has solved a Rubik’s Cube while blindfolded, faster than Tommy Cherry.
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Gove Elementary Students Surprised with Backpacks
Gove Elementary Students Surprised With Backpacks and Supplies
08/19/2021
The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County continued its back-to-school generosity, surprising students and teachers at Gove Elementary School with backpacks and supplies.
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Pay Raises Approved for Substitute Teachers
08/19/2021
During the board meeting on August 18, the School Board approved an increase to the base hourly rate for substitute teachers. This means an increase of $1 per hour for each of the four substitute base pay levels.
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Hope Centennial Backpacks
Community Rallies for Donation of Supplies to Hope Centennial Elementary
08/18/2021
District 2 School Board Member Alexandria Ayala and several community partners teamed up to donate dozens of backpacks and school supplies to students at Hope Centennial Elementary.
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Backpacks for South Grade Elementary
South Grade Students Surprised With Backpacks, School Supplies
08/18/2021
In collaboration with the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, students and teachers at South Grade Elementary School received brand new gear, courtesy of Office Depot and the company’s annual Start Proud® program.
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District’s COVID Dashboard Ensures Transparency About the Disease’s Spread
08/17/2021
The delivery of transparent, accurate, and timely information regarding COVID-19 is of the utmost importance to the School District of Palm Beach County.
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Dance Performance Offers Students Education and Entertainment
08/17/2021
During the most recent Principal Leadership Academy, a group of students from the International Spanish Academy (ISA) at John I. Leonard High School gave a dance performance inspired by Puerto Rican Bomba.
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Our thoughts are with the people of Haiti
Our Thoughts Are With the People of Haiti
08/16/2021
On August 14, 2021, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the nation of Haiti. As the country works to assess the full scope of casualties, the School District of Palm Beach County sends its deepest condolences to Haiti and everyone who has been affected by this tragic event.
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Summer Penny Projects Enhance School Facilities
08/13/2021
Several schools had construction workers on their campuses making upgrades to the facilities.
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PBCSD Alumna Competes in the Tokyo Olympics
08/13/2021
Jessica Ramsey is a 2010 graduate of Boynton Beach Community High School who represented Team USA in track and field at the Tokyo Olympics.
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Support Education With a Specialty License Plate
08/13/2021
For every Support Education specialty plate purchased, $20 goes directly to the schools in Palm Beach County.
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Enrollment Now Open for Voluntary Student Accident Insurance
08/13/2021
Voluntary, low-cost accident insurance plans are available to School District of Palm Beach County students.
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Inspiring the Next Generation of Computer Programmers
08/13/2021
Some Palm Beach County high school students volunteered their time this summer to teach coding and computer programming.
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Students Receive Thousands of New Backpacks With Supplies
08/13/2021
In collaboration with several community partners, the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County donated 7,500 backpacks filled with school supplies.
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Murals Celebrate School's Diversity
08/13/2021
Boca Raton Community High School recently unveiled a new mural celebrating diversity, community, and inclusion.
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Take Stock in Children Funds Shopping Spree for PBC Students
08/13/2021
Fifty Palm Beach County students went on a back-to-school shopping spree, thanks to the generosity of the Take Stock in Children organization.
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A Message from the SDPBC
Superintendent Burke: Updated Facial Covering Requirements August 7, 2021
08/07/2021
On August 4, when I made the announcement that facial coverings for students and staff would be strongly encouraged but not mandatory, that decision was based on the Governor's Executive Order prohibiting our School District from enforcing a student facial covering requirement.
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A Message from the SDPBC
New Legislative Requirements for Moment of Silence
08/06/2021
On June 14, 2021, Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 529, which requires teachers of all grades to set aside at least 1 minute, but no more than 2 minutes, daily for a moment of silence during their first period of the day.
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New School Year, New Buildings for Students at These Two Campuses
08/06/2021
On the first day of school on Tuesday, August 10, students at two campuses will be walking into brand new buildings that each received extensive updates and improvements.
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WATCH: Back-to-School Community Update
08/05/2021
Superintendent Mike Burke and District leaders delivered a high-level update on back-to-school preparations.
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