SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL (SAC) MEETING DATES

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As a member of a School Advisory Council (SAC), you and your fellow council members are entrusted with the improvement of your public school. Together, you will help your school and its children become more successful. You may view SAC meeting dates at: http://www.palmbeachschools.org/Community/SAC_Meetings.asp (Dates & times are subject to change. Please contact your school… Read more »

SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL (SAC) MEETING DATES

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As a member of a School Advisory Council (SAC), you and your fellow council members are entrusted with the improvement of your public school. Together, you will help your school and its children become more successful. You may view SAC meeting dates at: http://www.palmbeachschools.org/Community/SAC_Meetings.asp (Dates & times are subject to change. Please contact your school to… Read more »

THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY RINGS IN THE NEW YEAR WITH NEW, COMPUTER-BASED GED® 2014 TEST AND GED® CLASSES FOR ADULTS

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The new GED® 2014 test has been overhauled to better prepare adults to earn a high school diploma, paving their way to enter higher education programs, and access better jobs with better wages. Some of the new features students can use when they register for the GED® 2014 test include: A one-stop resource for test… Read more »

THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY UPDATES AND MODERNIZES STUDENT, PARENT, EMPLOYEE AND COMMUNITY WEB PAGES

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Within the School District’s vast website, four critical web pages have been modernized to provide an improved user experience.  The four web pages are the Student, Parent, Employee and Community home pages.  All four sites can be accessed from the District’s main page at www.palmbeachschools.org. The new pages are “responsive”, meaning they automatically scale to fit… Read more »

SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL (SAC) MEETING DATES

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As a member of a School Advisory Council (SAC), you and your fellow council members are entrusted with the improvement of your public school. Together, you will help your school and its children become more successful. You may view SAC meeting dates at http://www.palmbeachschools.org/Community/SAC_Meetings.asp (Dates & times are subject to change. Please contact your school to… Read more »

PINE JOG ELEMENTARY INVITES COMMUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN FALL FESTIVITIES

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The Pine Jog Elementary School PTA is sponsoring its 6TH Annual Enchanted Forest. This is a fun event for the entire family where visitors will be greeted by costumed animals like a raccoon, opossum, a bat, a lady bug, an owl, and even an itsy bitsy spider. Families will be able to enjoy games, campfires,… Read more »

ROYAL PALM BEACH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT THE HOLOCAUST FROM A SURVIVOR

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The Holocaust Cross Curriculum Week and Assembly Program at Royal Palm Beach Community High School started with teachers from different disciplines taking the time to teach about the Holocaust to their classes. The week ended with an assembly where over twenty teachers and more than 600 students shared their knowledge and lessons learned during the program…. Read more »

SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL (SAC) MEETING DATES

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As a member of a School Advisory Council (SAC), you and your fellow council members are entrusted with the improvement of your public school. Together, you will help your school and its children become more successful. You may view SAC meeting dates at http://www.palmbeachschools.org/Community/SAC_Meetings.asp (Dates & times are subject to change. Please contact your school… Read more »

PALM BEACH SCHOOLS PARTICIPATE IN PINWHEELS FOR PEACE

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Pinwheels for Peace is an art installation project that started in 2005 by two Art teachers, Ann Ayers and Ellen McMillan, of Coconut Creek, Florida, as a way for students to express their feelings about what’s going on in the world and in their lives. In the first year, groups in over 1,325 locations throughout… Read more »

PALM BEACH SCHOOLS KICK OFF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH CELEBRATIONS

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The School District of Palm Beach County will be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 with a series of events to highlight the contributions of Hispanics to our nation and local community. Students, teachers, staff and community members are cordially invited to participate and to encourage others to join.  To start… Read more »

DISTRICT’S NOTIFICATION SYSTEM NOW OFFERS TEXT MESSAGING

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The School District of Palm Beach County announced that the Parentlink notification system, which is the communication tool that is used to contact parents/guardians and staff on school and District related issues, will now have the option for mass one-way text messaging. Currently, the system handles mass call-outs to parents and staff for emergency/hurricane information,… Read more »

SCHOOL DISTRICT’S PARTNERSHIP PAYS FOR GED® TEST FOR ELIGIBLE STUDENTS

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In today’s competitive job market, a high school diploma is essential to attain educational and career goals. Passing the GED® test and receiving a high school diploma opens the door to new opportunities and a better future.  The current GED® test is available on computer as well as on paper & pencil. Results show that… Read more »

CLASS OF 2013 CONTINUES RECEIVING IMPRESSIVE AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIPS

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Eleven students from Palm Beach County Schools, bound for their college of choice were awarded $1,000 scholarships and a $400Junior Citizen Award by the Caribbean-American For Community Involvement in Florida, Inc. (CAFCI) during its annual student assistance award ceremony at Kevin Harvin Center in Royal Palm Beach.  This year marks the 21st year of CAFCI’s… Read more »

STUDENTS BRING TOP PRIZE FROM INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FAIR

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The International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) was recently held in Phoenix, Arizona and was attended by approximately 1,600 finalists from over 70 countries.  Seven Palm Beach County students qualified for this competition, the most of any region in Florida.   ISEF, which is sponsored by Intel, is the largest high school science research competition in… Read more »

INDIAN PINES ELEMENTARY STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT SAFETY FROM LOCAL DEPUTY SHERIFFS

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Deputy Sheriffs Delaura, Dieujuste and Kirkham, members of the Sheriff’s Office Community Policing Unit in Concept Homes, conducted a “Take 25″ presentation at Indian Pines Elementary School. This program is a grassroots safety initiative created in honor of National Missing Children’s Day. Annually honored on May 25th, this day serves as a reminder to the… Read more »

EGRET LAKE ELEMENTARY PRESENTS “EGRET IDOL”

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Egret Lake Elementary School will be hosting Egret Idol Season 3 featuring performances by 120 students.  When? Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.   Where? Egret Lake Elementary Cafeteria -  5115 47th Place N., West Palm Beach, FL 33417.  Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the Egret Lake Elementary Chorus will open the… Read more »

MELALEUCA ELEMENTARY HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY

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West Palm Beach, Fla., May 20, 2013 — Students and teachers from Melaleuca Elementary School will gather together in a special ceremony to honor those who died during the Holocaust and to pledge their commitments to human rights for all.  When? Friday, May 24th, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.   Where? Melaleuca Elementary School – 5759 W…. Read more »

HAMMOCK POINTE ELEMENTARY RECOGNIZES STUDENT EXCELLENCE

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Hammock Pointe Elementary will host the 3rd Annual National Elementary Honor Society induction ceremony where 18 new members will be inducted into the organization. A total of 38 fourth and fifth graders from the school are now members of this prestigious organization that provides endless resources and skills to the students.  When? Thursday, May 17th,… Read more »

PALM BEACH SCHOOLS SUPPORT FOOD REVOLUTION DAY

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The School District of Palm Beach County today announced that supports the day of action in honor of the 2nd Annual Food Revolution Day. On Friday, May 17, 2013 individuals across the globe will be standing up for eating good food and learning essential cooking skills.   Please join this effort; together in homes, schools,… Read more »

Don’t Miss Interpretation Performances By Top Palm Beach County Students

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The 2013 Spring Showcase Dinner Theatre delights attendees with a collection of debate interpretation performances from the top students in Royal Palm Beach High School and Wellington High School. When? Friday, May 17th, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Where? Royal Palm Beach High School – 10600 Okeechobee Blvd., Royal Palm Beach, FL. Students who have qualified… Read more »

Loxahatchee Groves Elementary Annual Carnival Is Fun For The Entire Family

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Loxahatchee Groves Elementary Annual Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) and Silent Auction is a family activity that brings everyone from the school and community together for a day of fun.   When? Saturday, May 18th, 2013 from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Where? Loxahatchee Groves Elementary School – 16020 Okeechobee Blvd., Loxahatchee, FL 33470  Activities planned include… Read more »

Pine Jog Elementary Safety Patrols Have Royal Experience

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Pine Jog Elementary Safety Patrols are currently on their annual trip to Washington, D.C . Today, when visiting the JFK Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery they were treated to a very up close and personal experience.  As students were viewing the grounds, Prince Harry walked up to pay his respects to the Kennedy family.   Upon… Read more »

Palm Beach Schools Observe Food Allergy Awareness Week

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Food allergies affect nearly 250,000 students in Florida and researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies with nearly 6 million being children. To increase awareness and education regarding this disease, Senator Joe Negron, District 32, has issued a Proclamation in recognition of Food Allergy Awareness Week, May 12th – 18th.  … Read more »

Local Students Prove To Be The Best In Neuroscience Competition

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Royal Palm Beach High School junior, Anastasia Colas was the winner of the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience’s 2013 Brain Bee Challenge. This oral competition is similar to a spelling bee in format and it’s designed to test students’ knowledge of neuroscience through a series of questions on topics such as memory, intelligence, stress,… Read more »

Gove Elementary Students Master Foreign Language Spelling Skills

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Gove Elementary School’s 38 finest spellers participated in the 11th Annual Spanish Spelling Bee under the direction of Mrs. Aguirre, ESOL Guidance Counselor. After 13 very competitive rounds and the last two keeping the audience on the edge of their seats, Karla Rubio was selected as the champion. Courtney Louis, a non-Spanish native speaker, took… Read more »