Media Advisory: Allamanda Elementary’s third annual Health and Wellness Expo coming April 20

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PALM BEACH GARDENS – Sample healthy foods, try a fitness class, get a screening and learn more about making healthy choices during the third annual Health and Wellness Expo, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, at Allamanda Elementary School. The event will feature interactive activities, demonstrations and food tastings from dozens… Read more »

District schools earn President’s Education Awards Program honors

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WEST PALM BEACH – Nearly 50 district-operated elementary, middle and high schools were recently honored by the 2015 President’s Education Awards Program. The awards are given to students throughout the country who demonstrate educational excellence and academic growth in the classroom. Principals at each of the 49 School District of Palm Beach County schools will… Read more »

Allamanda received $13,500 grant from Frenchman’s Creek Charities Foundation

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  PALM BEACH GARDENS – Students with autism at Allamanda Elementary School will receive music and dance instruction next year, thanks to a generous grant from the Frenchman’s Creek Charities Foundation. The $13,500 grant will allow students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to work with a teacher from VSA Florida, a nonprofit group that conducts… Read more »

Allamanda, Cypress Trails honored with “Exceeding Expectations” award

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WEST PALM BEACH – Two Palm Beach County district schools are among 18 in Florida that will be honored for their work in boosting student achievement. Allamanda Elementary School in Palm Beach Gardens and Cypress Trails Elementary School in Royal Palm Beach both will be recognized in May at the Exceeding Expectations Conference in Orlando…. Read more »

Media Advisory: Health and Wellness Expo coming Thursday to Allamanda Elementary

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PALM BEACH GARDENS – More than 25 health and wellness providers – from pediatricians to fitness trainers to the Palm Beach County Health Department and Jupiter Medical Center Wellness Bus – will be at Allamanda Elementary School on Thursday, March 12, for the school’s Second Annual Health & Wellness Expo. The event will feature interactive… Read more »

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture recognizes district schools for promoting healthier habits

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WEST PALM BEACH – Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam will visit Allamanda Elementary School on Wednesday, Feb. 25 to congratulate the school and others in Palm Beach County for receiving the HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms Bronze award. Allamanda is among 38 district elementary schools to pursue the voluntary four-year certification through the program, which… Read more »

Media Advisory: Allamanda Elementary christens new running track on Jan. 6

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PALM BEACH GARDENS – Allamanda Elementary School will take a victory lap to celebrate the grand opening of its new running track at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 6. The 1/7th mile track, called the “Allamanda Loop,” was built with the help of business partners Whole Foods Market and Office Depot. WHAT: Inaugural run on… Read more »

ALLAMANDA KICKS OFF SUMMER READING PROGRAM AT BARNES & NOBLE

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Allamanda Elementary School kicks off its summer reading program Monday, June 2nd, at Barnes & Noble at Legacy Place in Palm Beach Gardens, between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.  Allamanda teachers and staff will be greeting and reading to students and their families.  Part of the sales of the evening will go to Allamanda Elementary reading projects. For… Read more »

ALLAMANDA WILD READERS SWAP BOOKS

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Allamanda’s wild readers are getting ready for summer beach reading.  The school’s first annual book swap will begin on June 3rd, after the Allamanda Barnes & Noble Night June 2nd. Students bringing a well-read book to school will earn a ticket to swap for a different book on June 3rd, 4th and 5th. If you have children’s books… Read more »

ALLAMANDA ELEMENTARY BENEFITS FROM BALLENISLES BOOK GRANT

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Thanks to a grant from BallenIsles Charities Foundation, Allamanda Elementary School will initiate a book of the month club in FY 15.  Tailoring it after a successful New York program, Carmen Farina’s Book of the Month, Allamanda will begin the school-wide initiative in September with “Chrysanthemum,” focusing on treating all students with respect and dignity. Each… Read more »

ALLAMANDA RECEIVES GRANT FROM FRENCHMAN’S CREEK

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Thanks to a grant from The Frenchman’s Creek Charities Foundation, Allamanda students with autism will receive music instruction all of next year from a Very Special Arts (VSA) teacher.  The high point of the collaboration is a holiday show sure to touch the hearts of all attending.  Master teacher Christine Black, says, “We have seen many of… Read more »

ALLAMANDA AND WHOLE FOODS MARKET MAKE GREAT STRIDES TOGETHER

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Allamanda Elementary School children are steps closer to running on their own track after the highly successful Whole Foods Market Community Giving Days and the “Giving Grill” fundraiser.  Whole Foods Market is donating $7,000 to the school.  As the first and only Health and Wellness Choice school in Palm Beach County, Allamanda’s fundraising efforts this year have… Read more »

ALLAMANDA ELEMENTARY FAMILIES AND FRIENDS MAKING HEALTHY CHOICES

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Allamanda Elementary School’s administrators, staff members and students will greet and serve at McDonald’s Restaurant located in the Promenade Shopping Plaza on Alt. A1A in Palm Beach Gardens from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25th, 2014. When you use Allamanda’s flyer April 25th, the school’s Health and Wellness program will receive 15 percent of total voucher sales.  Students… Read more »

ALLAMANDA BOOK FAIR NIGHT ENCOURAGES WILD READERS

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Allamanda Elementary School in Palm Beach Gardens invites students and their families and incoming kindergarteners to the Spring Book Fair Family Night,Wednesday, April 9th from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.  Allamanda loves readers and encourages a strong love of books. Kindergarten-age children are invited to Kindergarten Round-Up to see the school and register their child for the… Read more »

WHOLE FOODS MARKET AND ALLAMANDA PARTNER FOR FITNESS TRAIL

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Allamanda, the first Health and Wellness Choice elementary school in the Palm Beach County School District, will be the recipient of a 5% day April 2nd at Whole Foods Market in Palm Beach Gardens.  The school has raised $18,000 of the $30,000 needed to build a campus running trail.  Whole Foods Market located at Downtown at the Gardens will… Read more »

ALLAMANDA CELEBRATES FIT TIME FAMILY FUN NIGHT

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Allamanda Elementary is celebrating Fit Time Family Fun Night Thursday, March 13th, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the school.  The Health and Wellness Choice School is inviting students and their families to come have fun, be active and healthy, and learn some new healthy life tips.   There will be Health and Wellness presentations by Dr. James Cima,… Read more »

ALLAMANDA GARDEN CLUB RECEIVES $2,000 GRANT

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Allamanda’s Garden Club, sponsored by first grade teacher Rose Miranda, is the proud and grateful recipient of a $2,000 grant from Whole Kids Foundation.  Mrs. Miranda, who has been a teacher at Allamanda Elementary for 25 years, wrote the grant at the inception of the school’s Health and Wellness Choice program.  ”Our students have grown and harvested… Read more »

ALLAMANDA AND CITIBANK PARTNER TO PROMOTE GIRLS ON THE RUN

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Allamanda Elementary, the first Health and Wellness Choice school in the School District, is the recipient of a $250 grant from Citibank earmarked to benefit Girls On The Run (GOTR).  GOTR inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident, using a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running.   Deborah Feinsinger, Allamanda Health and Wellness Program… Read more »

ALLAMANDA ELEMENTARY OFFERING TOURS OF A-RATED SCHOOL

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Thinking about next school year?  Is Allamanda Elementary your home school? Come and visit!  Tour the beautiful campus in Palm Beach Gardens and preview the exciting programs.     Pam South, Kindergarten grade chair, said, “We want families to make Allamanda Elementary School their first choice!  We want to show off our outstanding staff and students… Read more »

ALLAMANDA AND PALM BEACH GARDENS HIGH CELEBRATE LITERACY WEEK WITH SUPERHEROES AND HEALTHY HABITS

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Allamanda Elementary recently celebrated Literacy Week with Palm Beach Gardens High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students.  The high schoolers read the comic book “Iron Man and Habit Heroes” with 3rd through 5th grade elementary students to promote the link between healthy habits, fitness and literacy.   Third grader Grace Karrh enjoyed the… Read more »

ALLAMANDA ELEMENTARY FORMS HEALTH AND WELLNESS ADVISORY BOARD

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Allamanda Elementary School is forming an advisory board composed of staff, parents, district employees, and interested community members to assist in future planning for the school’s Health and Wellness Choice program.     Deborah Feinsinger, program coordinator, said, “The wealth of resources available right in our own backyard is phenomenal.  To be able to garner support… Read more »

LEARN MORE ABOUT ALLAMANDA’S NEW ELEMENTARY HEALTH AND WELLNESS MAGNET

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The deadline is fast approaching.  Choice applications are due by January 31st.  Apply to Allamanda Elementary School to become a part of the first Health and Wellness campus in Palm Beach County.  Combine State recognized academics with healthy fun initiatives to get the best of all worlds!   Tours begin at 9 a.m. Monday-Thursday, January 13-16, 2014.  Call to reserve your… Read more »

JOIN ALLAMANDA IN SETTING A HEALTHY NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION

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Everyone is invited to visit the school’s Edline page and click on the Healthy Life link.  Take a quick survey, view tips, and set a healthy goal.  All are invited to join us.  Kick-off the New Year with a new focus, after all, healthy kids make better learners!    Deborah Feinsinger, Health and Wellness Program Coordinator,… Read more »