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RPB Ed Board Learns About Literacy Coalition

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RPB Ed Board Learns About Literacy Coalition

Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County CEO Kristin Calder explained the wide array of services her organization offers throughout the county at the Royal Palm Beach Education Advisory Board meeting Monday. Each year, the Literacy Coalition helps 25,000 individuals, children and families get the help that they need to achieve basic reading skills. The organization is more...

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‘Shattered Dreams’ Event At RPBHS

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‘Shattered Dreams’ Event At RPBHS

Life can change — or end — in the blink of an eye for teens who don’t drive responsibly. That’s the message that the Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Club and the Student Council of Royal Palm Beach High School passed on to the 2,000 students who witnessed the mock demonstration called “Shattered Dreams” on Thursday, April 10 on the school’s more...

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Crestwood Shines At TurtleFest Event

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Crestwood Shines At TurtleFest Event

Eleven Crestwood Middle School students had artwork on display at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s recent TurtleFest. Sixth-grade student James Hunter III was a finalist with his beautiful painting of a red fish. The school has also been chosen as the “School of the Year” by the Loggerhead Marinelife Center and won the honor of adopting a sea turtle. “We more...

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RPB Board Honors Student Member

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RPB Board Honors Student Member

The Royal Palm Beach Education Advisory Board gave Student Member Garrett Johnson, a senior at Royal Palm Beach High School, a leadership award for his membership the past year. Show here is Councilman Jeff Hmara, liaison to the committee, presenting the award to more...

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Free College Planning Workshops Offered

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Parents and students are invited to attend free upcoming college planning workshops presented by College Planning Masters. Parents will learn how to maximize financial aid and minimize out-of-pocket expenses. The first workshop will be Wednesday, April 23 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Wellington High School (2101 Greenview Shores Blvd., Wellington). The second workshop will more...

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E-Readers Popular At New Horizons

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E-Readers Popular At New Horizons

New Horizons Elementary School students are reading books on the media center’s Nooks during their library time. Pictured here are first-grade students reading Pete The Cat in the media center using the more...

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TKA Fourth-Graders Visit St. Augustine

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Each year, the King’s Academy’s fourth-grade class enjoys two fun-filled days exploring the nation’s oldest city, St. Augustine. The trip is filled with excellent experiential reinforcement of their Florida history studies. Some of the sites they visited include: a Spanish military hospital, the oldest lighthouse, Spanish and Indian villages, the oldest jail, the more...

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RPBHS Students Win SECME Competition

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RPBHS Students Win SECME Competition

Royal Palm Beach High School students won the regional district SECME competition to build and run a car powered by the energy derived from a mousetrap. The following students competed against more than 12 other science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) high schools throughout Palm Beach County: Stanley Bullard, Nick Bumgardner, Aziz-Abdul Clarke, Azana more...

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Apply For High School Summer Service Program

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Wellington is again offering teenagers meaningful, resume-boosting volunteer experience this summer through the High School Summer Service Program, which pairs incoming high school juniors and seniors with various Wellington departments, allowing students to learn more about how local government works and get a taste of a real-world professional setting while racking up more...

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DSOA Students Attend Leaders Summit

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DSOA Students Attend Leaders Summit

Most students took some time off for spring break, but not five Dreyfoos School of the Arts students. During spring break, ninth-grade student Anjelica Abraham of Atlantis, 11th-grader Konrad Czaczyk of Loxahatchee, 11th-grader John Hench of Palm Beach, ninth-grader Uma Raja of Palm Beach Gardens and 11th-grader Amanda Zwick of Boca Raton joined approximately 700 other more...

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