Media Advisory: Atlantic High School hosting FAFSA & Football to help students with financial aid

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DELRAY BEACH- Students and parents can get assistance with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) before the Atlantic High School football game vs. Boca Raton High School. WHAT: Parents and Students can get help with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid before the evening’s football game. WHEN: Friday, October 28, 2016 from… 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 »

District students bring home National Champion honors from Academic Games National Tournament

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WEST PALM BEACH – Students from the School District of Palm Beach County earned three individual and three team National Champion awards during the recent Academic Games National Tournament in Orlando. Academic Games tournaments challenge students to use higher order thinking skills in the subjects of mathematics, language arts and social studies. There were 41… Read more »

Media Advisory: Atlantic High students pour foundation for third Eagle’s Nest house

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DELRAY BEACH – Students from the Eagle’s Nest Construction Academy at Atlantic High School will team with Stuart & Shelby Development Inc. and Stuber Construction on Wednesday, April 29 to pour the concrete slab that will serve as the foundation for the Construction Academy’s third student-built house. WHAT: Pouring of concrete slab at third Eagle’s… Read more »

District’s All-Star Academic Challenge Team finishes in top 10 in statewide competition

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WEST PALM BEACH – The School District of Palm Beach County’s All-Star Academic Challenge team were among the top competitors at the recent Commissioner’s Academic Challenge, finishing seventh overall among the state’s large school districts. One team member, Atlantic High School senior Marc Rodriguez, was among the top players of all 36 teams in the… Read more »

Media Advisory: Students from Plumosa, Banyan Creek and Atlantic collaborate on “Into the Woods”

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DELRAY BEACH – In a unique collaboration, drama students from Plumosa School of the Arts, Banyan Creek Elementary School and Atlantic High School will perform “Into the Woods” at the Plumosa School of the Arts Theatre on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25. WHAT: “Into the Woods,” featuring drama students from Plumosa School of… Read more »

Atlantic High School robotics team headed to Texas for regional competition

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DELRAY BEACH – Atlantic High School’s reigning world champion robotics team will head to San Antonio this week, the next step in defending their FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship title. Eagles Robotics Xperience (ERX) will compete at the FTC Southern Division Super-Regional, scheduled for March 11-13 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San… Read more »

ATLANTIC COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL’S EAGLES ROBOTICS TEAM SOARS PAST THE COMPETITION

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West Palm Beach, FL, February 20, 2014 – Math and engineering savvy students at Atlantic Community High School have been hard at work this school year building an original robot to perform a variety of creative tasks in preparation for the FIRST Tech Challenge. Atlantic’s team, better known as Eagles Robotics Xperience (ERX) is a… Read more »

ATLANTIC HIGH JROTC PROGRAM BENEFITS FROM GRANT FROM NRA FOUNDATION

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Thanks to a second grant from the NRA Foundation (May 2013), the Cadets in the Atlantic Community High Schools’ Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) Program Air Rifle Team purchased the following items to support the Marksmanship Sports Program and enable them to be competitive in the sport of marksmanship and qualify for the state… Read more »

ATLANTIC HIGH HOMECOMING PARADE

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  WHAT:            Homecoming Parade WHO:              Atlantic Community High WHEN:            Friday, October 18, 2013 from 11:00 am to Noon WHERE:         Veterans’ Park in Delray Beach WHY:              To celebrate homecoming at Atlantic High HOW:              The parade will begin at Veteran’s Park and end at the Tennis Center.   CONTACT:    Ruthe Francis at ruthe.francis@palmbeachschools.org.

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 »

HELP FURRY POLICE OFFICER KASH “PAY IT FORWARD”

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Atlantic High School students are raising money on behalf of the Jimmy Ryce Center. The goal is to raise enough money for the organization to continue donating Bloodhounds, like KASH, to other police departments across the United States.  If you are interested in helping, please click here to visit their website and follow the directions… Read more »

TEACHERS FROM POINCIANA ELEMENTARY AND ATLANTIC HIGH SCHOOL SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN NASA MICROGRAVITY EXPERIENCE PROJECT

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West Palm Beach, Fla., May 17, 2013 — A team made up of four teachers from Poinciana Elementary STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Magnet School, and one teacher from Atlantic High School have been selected by NASA to build an experiment that they will conduct with their students this spring, and then fly on… Read more »

PALM BEACH COUNTY STUDENT RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIPS FROM EXXONMOBIL FOUNDATION AND DR. BERNARD HARRIS

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Lorena Benitez, from Atlantic High School is the recipient of the 2013 ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Math and Science Scholarship by the Council of the Great City Schools (CGCS). She was one of four students selected from several hundred applicants for their academic performance, leadership qualities and community involvement. The scholarship program was created by former… Read more »

28th Annual A Team Competition a Test of Cross-Content Knowledge and Rapid Response

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Ninety of the District’s high schools’ brightest and best came together to answer questions such as “what is the theory that defines space and time as relative concepts and not absolute as in Newtonian physics” during this year’s A Team Competition.  The County contest—held in January– is over and the high school that will represent… Read more »

2012-2013 Outstanding Volunteers of the Year Named-Recognized For Exemplary Dedication And Commitment To Students

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The 2012-2013 Palm Beach County Outstanding Student, Adult and Senior School Volunteers are: Student Volunteer of the Year Samantha Kerker, senior at Atlantic High School; Adult Volunteer of the Year Jennifer Martinez from Hidden Oaks Elementary; Senior Volunteer of the Year Wayne Anderson from Lighthouse Elementary.  Over 39,000 volunteers work with our students and teachers… Read more »

Norton Museum of Art Showcases High School Student Photography

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Exhibit tied in to Ninth Annual Reading Together Campaign An exhibit featuring the artwork of student photographers from a number of area high schools opens at the Norton Museum of Art Saturday, November 3, as part of commemoration activities of the Palm Beach County Library System’s Ninth Annual Families Reading Together campaign. The students work… Read more »

Atlantic High Senior Named To Under-17 Women’s World Cup Soccer Team

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  Mandy Freeman, a Senior at Atlantic High School, has been named one of the 21 soccer players who will represent the United States at the 2012 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup being held in Azerbaijan from September 22 through October 13.  U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team head coach Albertin Montoya named the squad after… Read more »

District Students Win College-sponsored Merit Scholarships

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 The following graduating seniors are among 2500 students nationwide who have been selected to receive college-sponsored National Merit scholarships. Alexander Dreyfoos School of the Arts Jillian T. Adams   Delray Beach resident  University of Florida Probable career field: Research Donald W. Meyers, IV   Wellington resident  University of Florida  Probable career field: Materials Science Courtney S. Wayne       Jupiter resident    University of… Read more »

Atlantic High Student Named Among America’s Top Ten Youth Volunteers In The 17th Annual Prudential Spirit Of Community Awards

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Samantha Kerker, 17, a junior at Atlantic High School, was recently named one of America’s top 10 youth volunteers of the year at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. As a National Honoree, she will receive $5,000 award, an engraved gold medallion, and a crystal trophy for her school. She… Read more »

UPDATE – Palm Beach County School Bands and Color Guards Entertain at Free Veterans “Welcome Home Heroes Concert”

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The “Welcome Home Heroes Concert” is an event dedicated to honor those who have protected the freedoms and sovereignty of our country.  When? Saturday, June 9, 2012 from 4:30 – 9:30 p.m.  NEW DATE! Where? Meyer Amphitheater – Downtown West Palm Beach.  Several local schools are part of the program including Palm Beach Gardens High… Read more »

National Merit Corporate-sponsored Scholarship Winners Announced

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Three District students earn prestigious scholarships Three area students are among approximately 1,000 scholars from across the nation who have won corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarship awards. These seniors were selected from students who advanced to the Finalist level in the National Merit Scholarship competition and met the criteria of their scholarhsip sponsors. The following students… Read more »

Atlantic High School Student Among Top Youth Volunteers In 17th Annual National Awards Program

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102 student volunteers earn $1,000 awards, silver medallions and trip to nation’s capital Samantha Kerker, 16, from Atlantic Community High School, was named one of America’s 102 most outstanding youth volunteers. Two students from each state and the District of Columbia were named State Honorees by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program… Read more »

Atlantic High JROTC Program Receives Grant From NRA

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Thanks to a grant from the National Rifle Association (NRA) Foundation, the Cadets in the Atlantic Community High Schools’ Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) Program, Air Rifle Team purchased several items to support their Marksmanship Sports Program.  The items included: 15 Pellet Holders; 5 Pellet Traps; 15 cans of .177 Pellets; 2 cans of… Read more »

Atlantic High Valedictorian Selected As 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholar

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Stephanie Heung, a senior at Atlantic High School, is one of 141 outstanding high school seniors that has been selected as a 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholar.  These students have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, artistic excellence, leadership, citizenship, service, and contribution to school and community. U.S. Presidential Scholars will be honored for their accomplishments in Washington… Read more »