Suncoast, Dreyfoos School of the Arts among U.S. News & World Report’s top high schools

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WEST PALM BEACH – Suncoast Community High School and Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts made the U.S. News and World Report’s “Best High Schools” list for 2016. Suncoast ranked 57th and Dreyfoos School of the Arts ranked 66th in the nation on the U.S. News and World Report’s list. The magazine rated… Read more »

Dr. Avossa names new principals to four District schools

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WEST PALM BEACH – There will be new leaders at four School District of Palm Beach County schools in the upcoming school year, after School Board members approved recommendations by Superintendent Robert M. Avossa, Ed.D. The new principals are: Suncoast Community High School: Karen Whetsell William T. Dwyer High School: Joe DePasquale Everglades Elementary School:… Read more »

Two District-operated schools rank among the nation’s best high schools

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WEST PALM BEACH – Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts and Suncoast Community High School are among the nation’s best high schools, according to ratings recently released by the U.S. News & World Report and Newsweek. A.W. Dreyfoos Jr. School of the Arts ranked 68th and Suncoast ranked 71st in the nation on U.S…. Read more »

Media Advisory: Suncoast Career Showcase gives students insight into future careers in Palm Beach County

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RIVIERA BEACH – Leaders from local government, the judiciary, Fortune 500 companies, small business owners and entrepreneurs will participate in Suncoast Community High School’s Career Showcase on Friday, Dec. 11. Students will have the opportunity to learn from 95 panelists representing all aspects of Palm Beach County’s government and business communities, and become the county’s… Read more »

MAX PLANCK FLORIDA INSTITUTE SELECTS STUDENTS FOR PRESTIGIOUS SUMMER INTERNSHIP

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A group of local high school students is about to embark on a prestigious summer internship that rivals a collegiate-level science course.  The Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience summer research internship provides highly-motivated juniors and seniors an opportunity to work alongside the Institute’s world-class scientists for six weeks, culminating with the presentation of their… Read more »

SUNCOAST HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER SELECTED AS 2014 HISPANIC TEACHER OF THE YEAR

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Marlyn Henriquez, Teacher at Suncoast Community High School has been selected as the 2014 Hispanic Teacher of the Year. An award established by the Palm Beach County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to honor the many contributions of classrooms teachers of Hispanic heritage.   Dr. Henriquez was selected by a judging committee based on her personal… Read more »

SUNCOAST COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL ANNUAL COLLEGE FAIR SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 16, 2014

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The Suncoast Community High School College Fair is scheduled for Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm.  This highly anticipated event annually attracts more than 75 colleges and universities from across the country, along with insightful presentations for students and parents about college planning, admissions testing, essay writing, scholarship opportunities and financial assistance. Dr. Linda… Read more »

ENCORE PERFORMANCE OF “WEST SIDE STORY” AT SUNCOAST HIGH SCHOOL THIS SATURDAY

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There will be an Encore performance of “West Side Story” at Suncoast High School, Saturday, April 19th at 7:00pm.  Featuring a cast of 45 Suncoast students, and another 60 students in the crew and orchestra, the Spring Musical is a daunting undertaking that educates the students in all facets of theater. Collaborating with Artistic Director Stephanie… Read more »

“WEST SIDE STORY” AT SUNCOAST IS GOING BROADWAY

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Thanks to Choreographers Jackie and Jason Gilman, Suncoast High School students in rehearsal for “West Side Story” are getting first hand Broadway experience.  Suncoast presents “West Side Story” April 10-12 at 7:00PM at the school. Ms. Gilman most recently appeared on Broadway in the Tony Award winning revival of South Pacific at Lincoln Center.  Other credits include Dirty Rotten… Read more »

SUNCOAST SPEAKERS SYMPOSIUM WELCOMES NATIONAL EXECUTIVE

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The Suncoast Speakers Symposium is pleased to welcome Ryan Weldon, Executive Vice President and Company Group Chairman of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International. Mr. Weldon, a former teacher, will speak to students at the school March 31st at noon.  Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) is a 48 billion dollar company.  According to Suncoast student Michael Beer, President of the Speakers Symposium, “Mr. Weldon brings a wealth of… Read more »

WORLD WAR II VETERANS PARTICIPATE IN SUNCOAST HIGH HISTORY SEMINAR

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Suncoast High School is hosting its eighth annual history seminar February 14th. Three veterans will talk about their experiences in World War II and the Iraq War. Suncoast students will also present a check to the Honor Flight Organization for over $11,000 dollars.  The money was raised by students and will enable 22 area veterans to make… Read more »

SUNCOAST FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2014 CO-CHAIRS FOR COUNCIL OF BUSINESS ADVISORS

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The Suncoast Foundation’s Board of Directors recently announced Adi Rappoport and Pamela Rauch as the 2014 co-chairs of its Council of Business Advisors.     Adi Rappoport is a Board Certified tax attorney and shareholder with the statewide law firm, Gunster, in its West Palm Beach office. He is co-founder of the Jacob Isaac Rappoport Foundation… Read more »

SUNCOAST HIGH THEATRE STUDENTS PRESENT “THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE”

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The Award Winning Suncoast Community High School Theatre Department presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.  Showtime dates and times are: November 7th, 9th, 15th and 16th, 2013 at 7:00pm in the Suncoast Auditorium.  The Suncoast Auditorium is located at 1717 Avenue “S” Riviera Beach, FL 33404.  Tickets are $10.00/Students and $15.00/Adults.   Tickets… Read more »

SUNCOAST HIGH CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY

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Students, faculty, staff, administrators and community leaders celebrated 25 years of diversity, opportunity and excellence at Suncoast Community High School on Friday, November 1st.  The celebration took place in the Kay A. Carnes Theater for the Performing Arts on the Suncoast campus from9:00 AM to 10:30 AM.  A reception followed in the Media Center.   Suncoast Community High School… Read more »

2013-2014 OUTSTANDING SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS ANNOUNCED, DEDICATED VOLUNTEERS PROVIDE ASTONISHING SUPPORT SERVICES

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The 2013-2014 Outstanding School Volunteers have been named by the School District in recognition of their commitment and dedication to students and schools.  Winners are selected from nominations based on years of service, number of volunteer hours, and characteristic or contribution of services.   The Outstanding Student Volunteer of the Year is Harrison Harward, a… Read more »

SUNCOAST COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL PRESENTS “AN EVENING WITH WAR VETERANS”

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From Military tanks to re-enactors donned in period uniforms to personal account of war experiences, Suncoast Community High School offers students and their families a live, interactive history lesson.   “An Evening with War Veterans” will be held at Suncoast Community High School onNovember 20, 2013 from 5:45pm to 7:45pm.  The event allows the public to see upclose historic military equipment provided… Read more »

SUNCOAST COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL TO HOST ANNUAL COLLEGE FAIR NIGHT, SEPTEMBER 19, 2013

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Suncoast Community High School will host its Annual College Fair on Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 5pm to 8pm on the school’s campus. The event will feature more than 75 colleges and universities from across the country, along with experts in college planning, testing, essay writing, scholarship opportunities and financial assistance. The event is free… Read more »

SUNCOAST HIGH CHORAL DIRECTOR UP FOR MUSIC EDUCATOR AWARD PRESENTED BY THE RECORDING ACADEMY® AND THE GRAMMY FOUNDATION®

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Stephanie Nixdorf, the Choral Director and Musical Theatre Director at Sunocast High School is one of 217 music teachers from across the country who has been announced as a quarterfinalists for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy® and the GRAMMY Foundation®. In total, more than 30,000 initial nominations were submitted from all 50 states. The Music Educator Award was established to recognize current educators… Read more »

SUNCOAST HIGH THEATRE STUDENTS HONORED

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The Suncoast High School Theatre Department, under the Direction of Stephanie Nixdorf, was recognized at the 11th annual South Florida Cappies Gala, at the Broward Performing Arts Center on May 21st.  The Cappies Awards celebrate achievement in High School theatre throughout Broward and Palm Beach County through a theatre critic mentoring program and an awards program at the end of… Read more »

WEST PALM BEACH ROTARY CLUB AWARDS $20,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO TWO STUDENTS

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The West Palm Beach Rotary Club will award its prestigious “Service Above Self” scholarships to two students from the School District of Palm Beach County.  The Club’s 2013 Scholarship Award recipients are Sara Pangelley from Suncoast Community High School who will receive a $16,000 Scholarship towards her Bachelors Degree; $4,000 each year renewable for four years… Read more »

SUNCOAST HIGH AND JOHN F. KENNEDY MIDDLE NOW AUTHORIZED AS INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE MIDDLE YEARS PROGRAMME

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Suncoast Community High School and John F. Kennedy Middle School are proud to announce that they are now authorized as an International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme.  The Middle Years Programme is a five year program beginning with grade six and ending with grade 10, and Suncoast and Kennedy will work together to implement this program thus… Read more »

Newsweek Ranks Suncoast And Dreyfoos Among Best In The Nation

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Newsweek’s “America’s Best High Schools” highlights the top 2,000 public high schools across the nation in preparing college-ready graduates. Suncoast Community High School and the Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, ranked 9th and 39th respectively, both boast graduation rates of 100 percent. “Total commitment to a culture of achievement for all and service to others fuels excellence… Read more »

Suncoast, Boca Raton And Dreyfoos Rank In Top 100 On Washington Post “America’s Most Challenging High Schools”

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Suncoast High School, Boca Raton High School and the Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts are ranked 16th, 23rd and 68th respectively in the recent Washington Post list of “America’s Most Challenging High Schools.” America’s Most Challenging High Schools ranks schools through an index formula that’s a simple ratio: the number of Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and… 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 »