May 2021

Important News Update - Drinking Water Advisory
ALERT: Drinking Water Advisory Issued for the City of West Palm Beach, and Surrounding Areas
05/31/2021
The School District has proactively mobilized efforts over the weekend to address the drinking water advisory issued in the city limits of West Palm Beach for our campuses.
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Cybersecurity
Generous Donation Funds Cybersecurity Class at Royal Palm Beach High School
05/27/2021
Thanks to a donation from Project Lead the Way, students at Royal Palm Beach High School will have the opportunity to take a new course in the high-demand field of cybersecurity.
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SECME Teams at Two District Schools Win National Titles
05/27/2021
Months of planning, designing, measuring, constructing, and testing led students from both Jupiter Farms Elementary and Kathryn E. Cunningham/Canal Point Elementary to earn each school’s first national-level win at the 2021 SECME National Engineering Design Student Competition.
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2021 Dwyer Awards
District Teachers Sweep Dwyer Awards
05/27/2021
Teachers from Palm Beach County School District-operated schools swept all seven categories of the 2021 William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education presented by the Economic Council of Palm Beach County Foundation, Inc.
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District Students Win Big at Student Showcase of Films
05/26/2021
A passion for filmmaking is paying off for three School District of Palm Beach County students who were recently named winners in several categories of The 26th Annual Palm Beaches Student Showcase of Films (SSOF).
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Deborah Jackman, a Speech Language Pathologist at Loggers’ Run Community Middle School
Celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month in Conversation With a Speech Language Pathologist
05/25/2021
According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Better Hearing and Speech Month in May provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role of ASHA members in providing life-altering treatment.
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Beginning and Mentor Teachers
Beginning and Mentor Teacher of the Year Award Winners Announced for 2021
05/25/2021
The Beginning and Mentor Teacher of the Year Awards are presented to outstanding first year teachers at the Elementary and Secondary level in the School District of Palm Beach County on an annual basis.
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Whiteboard Artist Provides Unique Incentive for Students
05/24/2021
A Boca Raton Middle School teacher spends weeks drawing works of art on a whiteboard inside his classroom.
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New Palm Beach County Schools
05/24/2021
The School District of Palm Beach County is proud to unveil plans for the construction of two new schools. "OOO" High School will be built in suburban Lake Worth near Woodlands Middle and "05-C" Elementary will be built in Boca Raton, adjacent to Don Estridge High Tech Middle School.
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College signing day
College Signing Day
05/24/2021
Palm Beach Gardens Community High School honors its student athletes who have earned college scholarships. A ceremony featured 16 seniors signing scholarships. For the students and their families, the event was a proud moment to celebrate years of hard work in the classroom and in their respective sports.
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Glades Student Publishes Book
05/21/2021
A third-grade student at KE Cunningham/Canal Point Elementary School has inspired his fellow students and even his teachers by publishing a book.
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Congratulations Student Rep., Santiago Alvarez!
05/21/2021
The Palm Beach County School District would like to thank Boca Raton Community High School senior Santiago Alvarez for serving as the student representative this past year on the Palm Beach County School Board.
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Update: Facial Coverings While Outdoors
05/20/2021
During last night’s School Board meeting important changes regarding the use of facial coverings on District property were made.
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School Board Meeting Attendance Rules
05/18/2021
The School District of Palm Beach County supports the peaceful assembly of persons to express themselves regarding matters concerning District students, employees, and the community.
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Consultant Agreement Strengthens Latinos in Action Program
05/18/2021
The School District of Palm Beach County’s Department of Multicultural Education has created a Consultant Agreement to streamline the onboarding and renewal process for District schools that offer the Latinos in Action (LIA) program.
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Haitian Heritage Month Essay Contest Winners
Haitian Heritage Month Essay Contest Winners Selected
05/18/2021
Many exceptional essays were submitted to the 2021 Haitian Heritage Month Essay Contest by high school students in the School District of Palm Beach County. Ultimately, three winners were chosen for their responses to this year’s writing prompt theme
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School District Hosting Transportation Job Fair on May 21
05/17/2021
The School District of Palm Beach County Transportation Services department is hosting a job fair on Friday, May 21 to hire bus drivers.
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Food Service Staff
District Hiring Food Service Staff, Manager Interns
05/14/2021
The School District of Palm Beach County’s School Food Service Department is looking for candidates to become manager interns and cafeteria staff at schools across the District.
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Facial Covering Update from Superintendent Fennoy
05/13/2021
As the District focuses on closing out the current school year with the health and well-being of our students and staff our utmost priority, we are also making decisions that will affect the 2021-2022 school year.
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National Merit Scholarship Program
District’s National Merit Winners Announced
05/13/2021
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced that 11 School District of Palm Beach County seniors have won its National Merit $2,500 Scholarship, and one student has received its Corporate-Sponsored Merit Scholarship.
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Celebrate Haiti
Haitian Heritage Month Comes Alive at Palm Springs Elementary School
05/11/2021
During the month of May for Haitian Heritage Month, Palm Springs Elementary School is celebrating in a variety of ways, getting students involved in fun and educational activities.
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Early Literacy Program Available to County Children, Thanks to New Partnership
05/07/2021
The collaboration is designed to provide children with educational content in a fun online environment that will prepare them for kindergarten success, using an effective, researched-based literacy program.
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May 7, 2021 School Lunch Hero Day
Celebrate School Lunch Heroes and Be a Hero Too!
05/07/2021
Friday, May 7 is School Lunch Hero Day to celebrate the women and men who ensure that students receive the nutritious meals they need to feed their brains and bodies with breakfasts, lunches, suppers, and snacks.
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New District Mission, Vision, and Equity Statement Enshrine Commitment to Ensuring Best Outcomes for All Students
05/07/2021
The School District of Palm Beach County is excited to share its new Mission and Vision, as well as a new Equity Statement and Definition with parents, students, District employees, and community partners!
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School District HR Division Honored With State Award
05/06/2021
The School District of Palm Beach County’s Division of Human Resources has been named a recipient of the Governor’s Sterling Award for 2021.
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Teachers
Honoring Our Educators for Teacher Appreciation Week
05/05/2021
It's Teacher Appreciation Week, and the School District of Palm Beach County wants all of our educators to feel the love we have for them this week, and every day!
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Education Foundation Donates $1 Million Worth of Supplies During School Year
05/05/2021
The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County’s signature program, Red Apple Supplies, reached an impressive milestone.
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Partnership Teaches Importance of Water Conservation
05/05/2021
Students at Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School received brand new water bottles, compliments of the National Honor Society at Suncoast High School, Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Jupiter, and the School District of Palm Beach County.
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First Families Connected to Free Wi-Fi
05/05/2021
The first families eligible for free internet through the District's Digital Inclusion Project, now have Wi-Fi at home.
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Student Art Shines in Virtual Art Dazzle Exhibition
05/04/2021
The 2021 Virtual Spring Art Dazzle Exhibition showcases the outstanding artistry and learning happening in the School District of Palm Beach County.
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UPDATE - District Facial Covering Policies Remain in Place
05/03/2021
This is to provide an update on the status of mandatory facial coverings on School District Property.
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Daniel Alexander Officially Named Chief of School Police Department
Daniel Alexander Officially Named Chief of School Police Department
05/03/2021
Daniel Alexander has taken the helm as Chief of the School District of Palm Beach County Police Department, a promotion formalized during a pinning ceremony held on May 3.
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