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School Candidates Discuss Issues At Lively Forum

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School Candidates Discuss Issues At Lively Forum

Residents had the opportunity to interact with the three candidates vying next month for the District 6 seat on the Palm Beach County School Board at a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters on Thursday, July 17 at the Royal Palm Beach Cultural Center. Incumbent Marcia Andrews, who is finishing up her first four-year term on the school board, is being challenged by more...

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Beginning Teachers, Mentor Teachers Honored For Outstanding Performance

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Beginning Teachers, Mentor Teachers Honored For Outstanding Performance

The annual Beginning Teacher of the Year and Mentor Teacher of the Year awards ceremony took place recently. The Department of Professional Development and the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County hosted the event for first-year teachers and mentors. The awards were presented to elementary, middle and high school teachers and mentors employed by the county and more...

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Pre-Apprenticeship Programs Introduce Students To Construction At West Tech

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Pre-Apprenticeship Programs Introduce Students To Construction At West Tech

The School District of Palm Beach County has partnered with Florida Training Services to provide pre-apprenticeship programs that introduce students to the construction trades by using a multi-trade curriculum that includes aspects of plumbing, HVAC, carpentry and electrical. The location of the program is the historic West Tech campus in Belle Glade. On June 24, more...

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Renaissance Charter School Info Session

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The Renaissance Charter School at Wellington will hold an information session for parents on Tuesday, July 29 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Renaissance Charter School Palms West location (12031 Southern Blvd.). For more info., call Principal Jack Nealy at (561) more...

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RPBHS Honored For Safe Driving Activities

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Harnessing the power of their peers is what more than 120,000 teens across the country did during this year’s Act Out Loud program to raise safe driving awareness. The Allstate Foundation and the National Organizations for Youth Safety sponsor the program, now in its seventh year, to encourage teens to talk openly about the No.1 killer of their friends and peers — more...

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Students Discover A Love For Jazz Music

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Students Discover A Love For Jazz Music

New Horizons Elementary School students recently ended a unit on jazz with “A Night of Jazz.” Under the direction of music teacher Veronica Dillingham, students in kindergarten through second grade learned about jazz instruments, different types of jazz, how to speak and play simple jazz rhythms, and jazz musicians Dizzy Gillespie and Ella Fitzgerald. During “A more...

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Open Auditions For Global Prospective School

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Global Prospective School (GPS) will hold open auditions for students ages 7 to 17 next month. GPS is a unique learning environment different from any other school in Palm Beach County. In this democratic learning center, students are encouraged to be themselves, which allows them to express their ideas and put them into action in the real world. As a result, they more...

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WHS Dance Team Hosts Dance Clinic

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WHS Dance Team Hosts Dance Clinic

The Wellington High School dance team held its first of two summer dance clinics for ages 5 to 11 on Wednesday, July 16. Led by coach Brittany Tobasco, the clinic paired each student with a team member to help learn skills and routines. The second clinic will take place Wednesday, July 30 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more info., call (561) 800-7625 or e-mail at more...

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Royal Palm Costco Gives Informative Tour For Summer Camp Kids

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Royal Palm Costco Gives Informative Tour For Summer Camp Kids

Liberty Park Elementary School summer campers took a tour of the Costco store in Royal Palm Beach on Wednesday, June 25. Costco’s Staci De Raimondo took the kids around the store and visited the different departments. Costco provided pizza, water and cookies to the visiting campers after their more...

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School District’s Child Find Awarded A Grant

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School District’s Child Find Awarded A Grant

The Palm Beach County School District’s Child Find program recently received a grant from the Palm Beach County CTA-Retired. Child Find is a unique branch of the Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System designed to serve children with special needs or disabilities by supporting educators, families and communities. This is done by locating, identifying and more...

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