March 2022

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Panther Run Elementary Student Extends Kindness and Support to New Classmate
03/31/2022
Being a new student in a new country can be a difficult experience for most children, but making a friend can certainly ease the transition. That’s what Benjamin De la Fuente, a fifth grader at Panther Run Elementary School, recently did for a new classmate from South America.
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School Nurses Are Vital to Student Physical and Emotional Health
03/30/2022
More than 200 nurses from the Healthcare District of Palm Beach County serve our students. School nurses are often a family's only access to regular medical care. Let's meet two of our superstar health care professionals.
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First Lego League Regional Championship
03/30/2022
The First Lego League Regional Championships were held recently at Palm Beach Gardens High School. Students from 22 Palm Beach County Schools participated in the event which features the competitors creating and coding lego robots.
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Students at Royal Palm School Participate in Unique Dino Therapy Event
03/29/2022
On March 25, students at Royal Palm School got a special visit from some prehistoric beings, thanks to a unique event provided by non-profit organization Canterbury Events.
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Lake Worth Community High Basketball Team Success
03/29/2022
This is a magical school year for Lake Worth Community High. The school is celebrating its 100th year and the boys' basketball team made it all the way to the Florida Final Four in Class 7A. Congratulations to the team for winning 22 games this season.
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Learn More About Your Child’s School at Kindergarten Round Up
03/25/2022
During the annual Kindergarten Round Ups, Palm Beach County District schools are ready to welcome children and provide all of the information needed to get ready for kindergarten.
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Nature Preserve Trail Opens at Acreage Pines Elementary School
03/25/2022
The Acreage Pines Elementary Nature Preserve Trail is a new outdoor classroom experience at the school that is open and available to all students, with special significance to those who are active in the Biomedical Veterinary Science Choice program.
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International Baccalaureate Program at Atlantic Community High Celebrates Milestone
03/25/2022
This year 2022 marks the 30th graduating International Baccalaureate (IB) class at Atlantic Community High School, the oldest IB program in Palm Beach County.
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Guy Fieri in the Kitchen
Guy Fieri Serves up Support for Lake Worth High Culinary Academy
03/23/2022
Celebrity chef Guy Fieri has great taste in schools! He recently visited Lake Worth Community High School’s Culinary Arts Academy to make a $20,000 donation to the popular program.
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Academic Challenge
District Academic Challenge Winner Announced
03/21/2022
A winner has been crowned in the District's Academic Challenge, where students answer some of the toughest questions across several subject areas.
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Belle Glade Elementary School Gets New Renovated Library
03/14/2022
The School District of Palm Beach County partnered with Orange Bowl, the 2021 CFPNCG Host Committee, and the College Football Playoff Foundation to transform the media center at Belle Glade Elementary School into a technology-rich innovation space.
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Foreigner Band
Park Vista Choir Opens for Foreigner
03/14/2022
Students from Park Vista Community High School in the advanced women's choir group "Prima" got to experience what it's like to open for a classic rock band. Find out how they earned this incredible opportunity through iHeart Radio and WKGR 98.7 FM The Gater to perform ahead of Foreigner.
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2022 Distinguished Alumni and Leadership Award Recipients Honored for Success and Community Contributions
03/10/2022
Community leaders came together at the Palm Beach County Convention Center to showcase the importance of investing in today's students as tomorrow's leaders.
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Team Palm Beach Mini Job Fair
Now Hiring Educators! Discover the Opportunities at March Job Fairs
03/09/2022
The School District of Palm Beach County is hiring certified educators or professionals with a bachelor's degree looking for a career change!
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Future Educators, Apply Now for Scholarship Program
03/09/2022
Applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Florida Future Educators of America (FFEA) scholarship. The program was implemented to help the School District of Palm Beach County "Grow its Own Teachers."
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Marlins Baseball Players Are Big Hit With Students During Visit to Forest Hill Elementary
03/09/2022
Students at Forest Hill Elementary School took part in an exciting experience with players from the Miami Marlins. Fun At Bat, a cooperative effort between Major League Baseball and USA Baseball, is a physical education enrichment program centered on baseball for kids.
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Wi-Fi Extenders Distributed to Glade View Elementary Families
03/09/2022
Free high-speed internet access is expanding for Glades-area families, thanks to the Municipal Wi-Fi Project. On February 24, about 100 Wi-Fi extenders were distributed to the families of students attending Glade View Elementary School in Belle Glade.
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Physical Education Equipment Donation Levels the Playing Field for Freedom Shores Elementary School
03/09/2022
Students and staff at Freedom Shores Elementary School are feeling grateful after receiving new physical education equipment donated by the One Love One Heart Foundation.
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Bak Middle School Teacher Retires on a High Note, Wins Music Educator of the Year
03/09/2022
Connie Drosakis is a teacher at Bak Middle School of the Arts who is retiring in May 2022 after 36 years of teaching. She earned the trophy for being named Secondary Music Educator of the Year by the Florida Music Education Association.
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Week of SELebrating
March 7-11 Designated as Week to Highlight the Importance of Social Emotional Learning
03/07/2022
During the week of March 7-11, the School District of Palm Beach County will celebrate its District-wide campaign for Social and Emotional Learning (SEL).
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Free Meal Distribution Available to Students Before Spring Break 2022
03/05/2022
The School District of Palm Beach County School Food Service Department will be holding a pre-Spring Break meal distribution to provide meal kits for students to enjoy while school is not in session.
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Park Vista High School Choral Ensemble
Park Vista Community High School Choral Ensemble Opens for Rock Band Foreigner
03/04/2022
A rock music fan’s dream has become a reality, as the Park Vista Community High School Advanced Women’s Choir gets ready to perform as the opening act for classic rock band, Foreigner.
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Gove Elementary Student Hopes to Set an Example for Others
03/03/2022
Honesty is truly the best policy for Aleefa Ali, a student at Gove Elementary School in Belle Glade. That’s why she is being recognized for the character trait of demonstrating trustworthiness through the District’s Character Now! Program.
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Cambridge Assessment
Students Earn Prestigious Cambridge International Awards
03/03/2022
School District of Palm Beach County students received 1,182 Cambridge Awards for their exceptional performance on the June 2021 exam series
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Three Westlake-Area Schools Receive Donations From Winn-Dixie
03/03/2022
Three School District of Palm Beach County schools received generous donations to support important school projects, thanks to grocery chain, Winn-Dixie.
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Lets Move
Devote 30 Minutes a Day in March to Exercise for the “Let’s Move” Challenge
03/01/2022
Students, administrators, faculty, and staff of the School District of Palm Beach County are encouraged to participate in the 2022 Let's Move: Commit to Change Physical Activity Challenge, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.
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Wood Fish
Reeling in Business
03/01/2022
Royal Palm School students are reeling in customers thanks to some pretty cool wooden fish they created. The decorative pieces have been a big seller online. Students involved are learning about woodworking, marketing, and sales.
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