District Observes Disability History and Awareness Month


The School District is promoting Disability History and Awareness Month. This annual awareness campaign that takes place the first two weeks of each October in compliance with the 2008 Florida Statutes, Section 1003.4205, Disability History and Awareness Instruction.

The Department of Exceptional Student Education set up a new webpage where schools and community members can access awareness activities resource manual, K-12 lesson plans, and historical timeline to promote awareness of disability history and the contributions of people with disabilities.  “Words are powerful. So if we are not mindful, our words could perpetuate stereotyping and low expectation of students with disabilities.” said Kevin McCormick, Director of the Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Department.

Student Showcase of  Films Contest for High School Students


The Palm Beach International Film Festival's Student Showcase of Films is the largest statewide film competition and awards show for Florida student filmmakers. The juried competition recognizes outstanding high school and college students by presenting more than $12,000 in scholarships and awards in the following categories: Feature/Shorts, Documentary, Animation, Music Video, Commercial/PSA, Environmental PSA, Mental Health Awareness PSA, Screenwriting and a Poster Design competition. Honoring the legacy of Burt Reynolds, the festival also awards an annual scholarship bearing his name, an Audience Award and a Sara Fuller Scholarship through Film Florida.  Deadline for Submissions: January 18, 2017

Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) InformationFSA-Site

The Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) website has been updated and contains the 2016-2017 assessment schedule.  This site also provides access to general information about the FSA and links to other resources to help understand the assessments.

Match Your Scholarship

ScholorshipInfoLooking for money to pay for school? This tool helps match you to scholarship money. This is a free scholarship matching service provided by the School District of Palm Beach County.

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