FLORIDA PTA CONVENTION PREPS COUNTY COUNCIL LEADERSHIP FOR NEW SCHOOL YEAR

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Over 80 area representatives from 29 local PTA organizations were on hand for the Florida PTA Convention held mid-July at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor. Conference attendees celebrated 90 years of advocacy, raised money for the Florida PTA Scholarship program and reviewed bylaws and updated position statements from this Spring’s legislative session. Palm Beach County… Read more »

DISTRICT’S TELEVISION STATION ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF THE INTERNATIONAL HOUR

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The Education Network of the Palm Beach County School District is pleased to announced the launch of The International Hour—an hour of daily programming that will highlight programs, activities, initiatives, and opportunities  in the format of two 30-minute interview shows that target the Spanish-speaking and Haitian-Creole-speaking communities. Click here to watch the video promo Noted… Read more »

ALLAMANDA ELEMENTARY AND PALM BEACH GARDENS GREEN MARKET KICK OFF HEALTH AND WELLNESS CAMPUS

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Allamanda Elementary is delighted to partner with the Palm Beach Gardens Green Market to kick off the school year and Allamanda’s new Health and Wellness Initiative.  Select vendors from the Green Market will be set up at the school’s Open House Friday, August 16, between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.  Parents and students will be able to buy… Read more »

SHOP & SHARE IN SUPPORT OF THE EDUCATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY

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Join us for a day of shopping, sharing, and supporting the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. on Saturday, August 3, 2013. The Gardens Mall will donate 5% of the day’s logged sales to the Education Foundation to support K-12 public education in Palm Beach County. In order for a donation to be credited to the… Read more »

STUDENTS TO PERFORM IN 13TH ANNUAL MULTICULTURAL TALENT EXTRAVAGANZA

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The Multi-Cultural Arts Program (MAP) is hosting its 13th Annual Multicultural Arts Talent Show, Saturday, August 3, starting at 6:00 p.m. at Barton Elementary School in Lake Worth. The show will showcase multicultural dances, choirs, solo performers, steppers, drummers, a magic show, and much more. The Program which started in April of 2000, offers dance,… Read more »

BOCA RATON’S OMNI MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS RECOGNIZED FOR OUTSTANDING SKILLS IN NATIONAL COMPETITION

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Eight Omni Middle School students recently participated in the STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) competition at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America’s (FCCLA) 2013 National Leadership Conference.  Shelby Black-Smith, Annie Coen, Sheina Koolik, Valerie Kwong, William Mettlach, Kevin Patlis, Saam Rajaei, and Joseph Wallace all earned either Gold or Silver Medals… Read more »

NEW WORLD-CLASS GALAXY ELEMENTARY E3 SCHOOL TO FEATURE A STATE-OF-THE-ART WONDERMENT CENTER

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When it opens in August 2013, the new World-Class Galaxy Elementary E3 (Energy, Environment & Engineering) Choice School will have a state-of-the-art Wonderment Center. Among other exciting features, the greenest school in the galaxy campus will have a Wonderment Center with interpretive, interactive, multi-age exhibits, on the walls, floors, and suspended overhead. The Wonderment Center… Read more »

GOVE ELEMENTARY BEGINS 2013 SCHOOL YEAR IN BRAND NEW FACILITY

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Gove Elementary administrators and teachers are thrilled to welcome their students this new school year in a brand new energy-efficient, environmentally friendly campus. The center features 924 student stations, state of the art media center, a covered outdoor pavilion, 3 playgrounds and much more in 18 acres of land.  “I am overjoyed with the ability… Read more »

SUNCOAST COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL NAMED ONE OF FLORIDA’S TOP PARENT INVOLVEMENT PROGRAMS

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Suncoast Community High School is one of a few across the state to be recognized as having a “most exemplary parent involvement program” by  Commissioner of Education Dr. Tony Bennett. The nationally renowned Riviera Beach High School received the award Saturday, July 13 at the Florida Parent Teacher (PTA) Association 2013 Leadership Conference. The Florida… Read more »

INDIAN PINES ELEMENTARY & ROOSEVELT MIDDLE BEAUTIFICATION DAY

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Indian Pines Elementary and Roosevelt Middle invite all stakeholders to spend the day transforming and refreshing the appearance of their schools in time for the new school year.  When? July 19th and 20th, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Where? Indian Pines Elementary – 6000 Oak Royal Drive, Lake Worth, FL             Roosevelt Middle –… Read more »

CHOICE PROGRAMS NEW LOTTERY SYSTEM AND MOBILE APP TO LAUNCH

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The Department of Choice and Career Options recently announced that they will be utilizing a new student application and lottery management system designed to provide parents with a convenient way to submit, review, and manage their child’s Choice program selections.   This new lottery system will allow parents to have more options including extended deadlines, the… Read more »

POINCIANA ELEMENTARY AND ATLANTIC HIGH SCHOOL FLY IN ZERO GRAVITY WITH NASA

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Five teachers will be leaving South Florida to be one of seven teams in the country to participate in the “Reduced Gravity Education Flight Program” at Ellington Field in Houston, TX as part of the NASA’s Teaching From Space “MicroGravity eXperience”.   If all goes as planned, the teachers will take turns flying aboard one of… Read more »

PALM BEACH COUNTY ART TEACHER SELECTED FOR NATIONAL EXHIBIT

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Kris Davis, Art teacher and member of the Palm Beach County Art Teachers Association has been selected to exhibit her amazing artwork in the Artists Haven Gallery – FAPC Exhibition.  The 45 selected artists will participate in a collective exhibition July 15 – 31, 2013. The opening reception and the meet the artists and awards… Read more »

TRANSPORTATION JOB FAIR – BECOME PART OF THE EDUCATION SYSTEM

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The School District of Palm Beach County invites all job seekers and members of the community to attend the Transportation Job Fair.    When? July 15, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Where? 3376 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33406  Attendees will have the opportunity to apply for jobs available in the Transportation Department… Read more »

PALM SPRINGS MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS IMPRESS JUDGE DURING MOCK TRIAL

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The defendant was found “not guilty” in a recent burglary trial presided over by Palm Beach County’s 15th Circuit Court Judge Robin Rosenberg. The jury decided that the prosecution hadn’t presented enough evidence to connect the accused with the burglary. Although the proceedings were serious, they were all part of a Mock Trial held at… Read more »

ROBERT J. MARZANO PRESENTS “THE KEYS OF PROFESSIONAL GROWTH”

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The School District of Palm Beach County announced that Dr. Robert J. Marzano, author of The Art and Science of Teaching and Effective Supervision will be presenting The Keys to Professional Growth on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 from 9:00 – 11:00 AM at Boynton Beach High School.   During his presentation he will be addressing… Read more »

SCHOOL SUPPLIES NEEDED

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Fifth Third Bank (South Florida) has partnered with the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc. to collect school supplies for the bank’s fifth annual “Back to School” supply drive. From July 2nd to 26th, 2013 donations will be accepted at all Fifth Third financial centers in Palm Beach County.  The most urgently needed items… Read more »