Pahokee Elementary Summer Reading Campaign Kick-Off

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What? Pahokee Elementary I.B. World School invites parents, community members and district personnel to their “Summer Reading Campaign Kick-Off Event” When? Monday, May 24, 2010 at 9:00 a.m.  Where ? Pahokee Elementary School, 560 E Main Place, Pahokee, FL 33476 Pahokee Elementary I.B. World School has planned a summer reading campaign kick-off for their students.  The theme is… Read more »

Royal Palm Beach High School Students Win Gold At State Competition

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The Royal Palm Beach Highs School (RPBHS) Medical Science Academy Students participated in the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) State Leadership Competition that took place in Orlando in April 2010. Mariel Manuel won first place in the Pathophysiology category and Michelle Kautz took first in the Veterinary Assisting competition.  Mariel and Michelle met the… Read more »

District Implementing State Mandated “Differentiated Accountability” In Schools

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Differentiated Accountability (DA) is Florida’s public schools accountability system.  It merges the State’s A+ Plan, where each school receives a report card grade of A to F, with the Federal government’s academic plan called NO CHLD LEFT BEHIND (NCLB).  NCLB focuses on student “sub-groups,” including race, socio-economics, English Language Learners (ELL) and students with disabilities. … Read more »

Palm Beach County Students Win At National Chess Championship

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The Elementary National Chess Championships took place recently in Atlanta, GA. The tournament is organized by the United States Chess Federation (USCF), which is a not-for-profit membership organization for chess players and chess supporters of all ages. A total of 2063 students participated in nine sections of the tournament. Only two students from Palm Beach County… Read more »