Jupiter HS Horticulture Department hosting plant sale Dec. 3

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JUPITER-  Jupiter High School is opening its one-acre landscape nursery for its winter plant sale — offering trees, vines and fruit tress, as well as one, two and three-gallon poinsettias. WHAT: Jupiter High School Horticulture Department’s Winter Plant Sale WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 3 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (rain or shine) WHERE: Jupiter High School 500 N…. Read more »

School Board approves six new principals

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WEST PALM BEACH – The Palm Beach County School District School Board approved seven new principals to Palm Beach County Schools at the July Board meeting Wednesday evening. Galaxy Elementary (Boynton Beach) – Lisa Steele Grove Park Elementary (Palm Beach Gardens) – Jo Rogers Jupiter High School – Coleen Iannitti Orchard View Elementary (Delray Beach)… Read more »

District schools to honor veterans at Veterans Day events

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WEST PALM BEACH – Veterans Day is Wednesday, Nov. 11, and schools throughout the School District of Palm Beach County will hold special programs and events during the week to thank veterans for their service to the country. Schools will mark the occasion with flagpole ceremonies, guest speakers who have served in the U.S. Armed… Read more »

Jupiter High School, El Sol team up to provide Plazas Comunitarias program to students

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JUPITER – A program created by the Mexican government to teach literacy skills to native Spanish speakers is now being offered at Jupiter High School, as part of a partnership between the School District of Palm Beach County and El Sol – Jupiter’s Neighborhood Resource Center. Offering the Plazas Comunitarias program, created in 2001 under… Read more »

Palm Beach County corporations hosting district STEM teachers in summer externships

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WEST PALM BEACH – Seven Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teachers from the School District of Palm Beach County will work a month-long paid externship with five corporations, gaining valuable real-world experience that they will bring back to the classroom. The STEM Externship Program, which begins Monday, July 6, is a joint partnership between the… Read more »

Media Advisory: Schools team with Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association, help raise money for scholarships

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PALM BEACH GARDENS – Students from seven area schools will gain valuable experience while raising money for scholarships at the first “Pottery & Palms” event at Palm Beach Gardens High School on Thursday, May 7. Students will team with professionals on all aspects of the fundraiser – from food to entertainment to producing the art… Read more »

Jupiter High Winter Guard headed to International World Championships

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JUPITER – For the first time in school history, the Jupiter High School Winter Guard will compete in the Winter Guard International World Championships from April 16 to April 18 in Dayton, Ohio. Under the direction of band director Michael Larkin, the team earned a first place at the International Southeastern United States Championship at… Read more »

Jupiter High students hope children’s book will educate students, parents on climate change

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JUPITER – It’s a senior project with an important goal: Educate the younger generation about what they can do to conserve energy and help slow the effects of climate change around the globe. Four students at Jupiter High School’s Environmental Research and Field Studies Academy are continuing work they started last year on their social… Read more »

Media Advisory: Students from Jupiter High’s Criminal Justice Academy to distribute gifts collected for needy families

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JUPITER – Students at Jupiter High’s Criminal Justice Academy made it their mission to make the holidays happier for 48 children who may not otherwise receive presents this year. Throughout December, the Criminal Justice Academy’s students collected 155 toys and other gifts for students from five Jupiter-area elementary schools. The elementary school students were nominated… Read more »

Media Advisory: Jupiter High performs winter concert with jazz recording artist Freddie Jones

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JUPITER – Jupiter High School’s symphonic band, wind symphony and jazz ensemble will perform their winter concert on Tuesday, Dec. 9 with a special guest – jazz recording artist Freddie Jones. WHAT: Winter Band Concert with special guest, jazz recording artist Freddie Jones WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 9, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. WHERE: Jupiter High… Read more »

JUPITER HIGH CARE TEAM, THREE TEACHERS WORKING TO HELP STUDENTS IN NEED

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The Jupiter High School Care Team charity identifies students that have financial needs that are preventing them from successfully receiving an education.  “While Jupiter is an affluent area we still have children suffering,” said Jupiter High teacher Kelly Easterling.  The Care Team provides necessities such as food, clothing, toiletries, bedding, eye glasses, and calculators. Once… Read more »

JUPITER HIGH DRAMA DEPARTMENT REMEMBERS FORMER STUDENT

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For the 7th year, in memory of former Jupiter High School student John Yancy, the members of the school’s Drama Department have written, directed, and produced their own “one-acts” that require John’s memorable phrase, “Don’t smoke or EVER do drugs for me”. The “one-acts” will be put in a competition on Thursday, May 8th at 6:00… Read more »

ANNE FRANK’S STEP-SISTER SHARES HER HOLOCAUST EXPERIENCE

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The Chabad Club of Jupiter High School is pleased to bring Eva Schloss (Step-Sister of Anne Frank), a Holocaust Survivor, a wife, daughter, sister, grandmother, friend, a teacher and a humanitarian, to speak at Jupiter High. Her story is sensational and difficult to imagine, yet her insightful message reminds all that life is precious and… Read more »

OVER 250 STUDENTS ASSEMBLE FOR DISTRICT 5 STUDENT GOVERNMENT MEETING

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The District 5 Student Government meeting takes place Friday, September 20th at 8:30 AM at Jupiter Community High School.  Over 250 students from public and private middle schools and high schools will gather for programs and lectures on how to be better Student Government leaders.   Jupiter Community High School is located at 500 North Military Trail in Jupiter. For… Read more »

JUPITER HIGH SCHOOL AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT TO HOLD PLANT SALE

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The Jupiter High School Agriculture Department will have its fall plant sale on September 28th.  A number of different varieties of plants will be for sale including many native species at the school’s one acre landscape nursery. Cocoplum, Spicewood and Jamaican Caper are just a few of the native plants that will be for sale … Read more »

Jupiter High Once Again A Winner At NASA Moonbuggy Race

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Jupiter High School has taken second and third place at the 20th NASA Great Moonbuggy Race at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Team 1 from Teodoro Aguilar Mora Vocational High School of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, won first place in the high school division. Finishing in second place was Jupiter High School Team… Read more »

District Seniors Among the Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship Winners

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Some District students are among the first group of approximately 1,000 distinguished high school seniors who have won corporate sponsored scholarships in the 58th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.  Student School Gina Carlene CassuloProbable career field: Environmental engineering    National Merit Nextera Energy, Inc, Scholarship Jupiter resident;                      Jupiter Community High School Hanna B. Rubin               Probable career field: Undecided… Read more »

District Students Named National Achievement Scholars, Earn Thousands in Scholarships

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Four District seniors are among approximately 800 outstanding Black American high school seniors who have won Achievement Scholarship awards through the 49th annual National Achievement Scholarship Program.  The program is a privately financed academic competition started in 1964 specifically to honor scholastically talented Black American youth and to provide scholarships to a substantial number of… Read more »

Spring Plant Sale Funds Field Trips For Jupiter High School Agriscience Students

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The Jupiter High Agriscience Department will have its annual spring plant sale on Saturday, April 13th.  The school’s one acre landscape nursery offers a wide variety of plants grown by Jupiter High Agriscience students. “We have a wide selection of native and naturalized plants available along with several types of fruit trees and plants for… Read more »

Veteran Teacher Awarded Florida Coach of the Year

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Kristen Taylor has taught and coached forensics since 1981.  Her former students include a law professor at the University of California at Berkeley Law School, a writer for the television show Castle, numerous educators, and many many attorneys.  At the recent Florida State Championship Speech and Debate Tournament held in Tampa, the Jupiter Community High… Read more »

Jupiter High FFA Students Compete At South Florida Fair

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The National FFA Organization (formerly Future Farmers of America) envisions a future in which all agricultural education students will discover their passion in life and build on that insight to chart the course for their educations, career and personal future. Jupiter High FFA students recently competed in four events at the South Florida Fair.  In… Read more »

Jupiter Community Donates To Fallen Officer’s Scholarship Fund-Scholarship To Be Awarded To Jupiter High Student

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Jupiter Police Officer Bruce St. Laurent was killed in the line of duty this past fall.  A valued member of the community he began his career with the Jupiter Police Department in 1992.  He also worked closely with the schools in the Jupiter area. On Thursday, December 20, 2012, The Jupiter Ale House is donating… Read more »

Elementary School Mother Son Movie Night Moves To Jupiter High School

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When faced with no place to hold the 6th annual Mother Son Movie Night, Jupiter High School stepped in to assist their neighbor schools of Beacon Cove and Lighthouse Elementary by opening their football field for the event.  Tonight’s Mother Son Movie Night will be held for the first time at Jupiter High School.  … Read more »

Palm Beach County Students Featured at the Armory Center

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Palm Beach County student photographers were selected to represent their schools at the 25th Anniversary of the Armory Art Center. They are celebrating all things artful and as part of this initiative invited middle and high school art teachers to select three great works from their school for the exhibit.  Palm Beach Daily News is… Read more »

Community Comes Together For Jupiter Elementary Teaching Garden-Celebration, Tuesday, November 20th

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This year, the students, faculty, family and friends of Jupiter Elementary School began their first teaching garden. The purpose of implementing a teaching garden is to create an interactive learning environment that reinforces existing curricula while promoting health, responsibility, cooperation, recycling and an appreciation for the natural world. Keeping with the school’s efforts as a Green… Read more »