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Record-Setting Pilot Inspires Oxbridge Academy Students To Reach New Heights

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Record-Setting Pilot Inspires Oxbridge Academy Students To Reach New Heights

The Oxbridge Academy proved to its students that the sky is the limit by bringing in world-famous pilot Capt. Barrington Irving as a distinguished guest speaker in December. Irving helped launch the secondary school’s new Institute for Aviation and shared his story of persistence and passion to a crowd of nearly 550 students. “Never let anyone tell you it cannot be more...

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Bright Horizons Learning Center Celebrates Grand Opening

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Bright Horizons Learning Center Celebrates Grand Opening

Daycare and early learning center Bright Horizons (3220 S. State Road 7, Wellington) held its grand opening celebration Saturday, Jan. 24. Children and parents were able to explore the new preschool, enjoy snacks from Yummy In My Tummy, entertainment by Daniel Margil and swim demonstrations from Quality Swimming. For more information, visit more...

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South Florida Fair Awards Scholarships

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South Florida Fair Awards Scholarships

The South Florida Fair held its annual scholarship presentation on Sunday, Jan. 18. Seventeen scholarships ranging between $500 to $4,000 were awarded, for a total of $34,000. Local recipients included Victoria Dukharan of Seminole Ridge High School, Tommy Dash of Wellington High School, Janie Sanchez of John I. Leonard High School, London Walker of Wellington High School more...

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Renaissance Charter Student Council Exemplifies Pride

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Renaissance Charter Student Council Exemplifies Pride

Renaissance Charter School at Palms West student council members represent the school’s student body within the school and around the community. Student council members instill pride in the school and exemplify the Renaissance Charter School at Palms West “Mustang Way.” Shown here are student council more...

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Rosarian Students Paint Their Hearts Out To Help Woman And Disabled Daughter

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Rosarian Students Paint Their Hearts Out To Help Woman And Disabled Daughter

Led by Rosarian Academy’s National Junior Honor Society, 25 middle school students spent Saturday, Jan. 10 painting the West Palm Beach home of a woman in her 80s and her disabled daughter. As part of its sponsorship of Paint Your Heart Out, the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County provided the recycled paint and painting supplies at no cost to the more...

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Mardi Gras Carnival At St. Clare School Feb. 12-15

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St. Clare Catholic School’s much-anticipated annual Mardi Gras carnival will take place on school grounds (821 Prosperity Farms Road, North Palm Beach) beginning on Thursday, Feb. 12 and concluding Sunday, Feb. 15. The entire community is invited to experience this fun-filled event. Mardi Gras is St. Clare School’s signature event. This family-friendly carnival more...

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Wellington El Chorus A Hit At The Winter Equestrian Festival

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Wellington El Chorus A Hit At The Winter Equestrian Festival

On Saturday, Jan. 24, Wellington Elementary School had its Equestrian Night at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington. The fifth-grade chorus sang the national anthem. Students and their families had a wonderful time watching the horses, playing games, riding the carousel and visiting the school tent. A raffle was held with proceeds going directly to more...

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Student Artists Invited To Enter Artwork For Display In Wellington

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There’s a new opportunity for young Wellington artists to see their creations on public display. The village is teaming up with the Wellington Art Society for the Student Art Program, which puts youth artwork on display at Village Park. Middle school students who either live in Wellington or attend a Wellington school are invited to deliver their original works of more...

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New Horizons Runners Promote Healthy Living

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New Horizons Runners Promote Healthy Living

The New Horizons Elementary School Running Club, under the direction of physical education teacher Kirstin Voitus, has been meeting each week to promote healthy living. Recently, some of the students participated in the South Florida Fair Kids Mile competition. Pictured here are student participants with more...

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FAU’s College Of Education Awarded $4.3 Million

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FAU’s College Of Education Awarded $4.3 Million

The State of Florida has awarded Florida Atlantic University’s College of Education a $4.3 million grant to establish a Center of Excellence for Elementary Teacher Preparation. FAU is one of four recipients to receive the grant, “Collaborative Transformation: Establishing Excellence in Elementary Preparation,” which is an innovative partnership between FAU’s more...

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