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Palm Beach Central Homecoming Court

By at September 26, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Palm Beach Central Homecoming Court

Palm Beach Central High School held its homecoming activities last week, culminating with the crowning of Homecoming Queen Natalie Marcelo and Homecoming King Zachary Robling during the halftime of last Friday night’s football game against Boca Raton High School. Photo by Barbara Brock/Prestige more...

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Renaissance Students Take Citizenship Test

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Renaissance Students Take Citizenship Test

In 2012, Xavier University conducted a survey confirming what many feared: American citizens perform poorly on the U.S. Citizenship Test. If a passing score was only a 70 percent, according to the university, half of all citizens taking the test would still fail. This year, the Renaissance Charter School at Palms West seventh grade civics students took on the daunting more...

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4H Volunteers Recognized With Lifetime Award

By at September 26, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Together, Linda Wooten and Rosemarie Oschmann have volunteered for 75 years with the Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension 4-H program. Their efforts have helped thousands of children develop essential leadership, life and workforce skills through a wealth of projects ranging from public speaking and citizenship to cooking, sewing and equestrian science. So, it was more...

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PBC School District Offers Free Flu Shots

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Healthy Schools, in cooperation with the School District of Palm Beach County and the Florida Department Of Health will “Teach Flu A Lesson” with free flue shots. Palm Beach County public school students are gearing up to fight influenza this school year. The partnership between the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County, the school district and Healthy more...

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PBSC Receives Large Hispanic Serving Grant

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Palm Beach State College has been awarded a more than $2.58 million U.S. Department of Education grant to provide additional academic services and support programs to further enhance retention and graduation rates of Hispanic and low-income students. To qualify for the Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program, PBSC’s enrollment had to reach at least 25 more...

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New Science Lab At New Horizons

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New Science Lab At New Horizons

The New Horizons Elementary School Science Lab, created by PTA parents, affords students the opportunity to complete hands-on science experimenting. Pictured here are Ashley Schroth with her fifth-grade students exploring the states of more...

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Equestrian Trails Beautification Day

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Equestrian Trails Beautification Day

Dozens of students, parents and teachers gathered Saturday, Sept. 20 at Equestrian Trails Elementary School in Wellington for the school’s Green Beautification Day. Whether laying mulch or tend to one of the school’s gardens, volunteers were hard at work from early morning to the more...

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College Planning Masters Hosts Workshop At Church

By at September 19, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

College Planning Masters Hosts Workshop At Church

St. Michael Lutheran Church hosted a free college planning workshop Wednesday, Sept. 10 in its sanctuary. David Eisenson of College Planning Masters gave an hour-long, information-packed presentation, which was well received by those attending — especially those with several kids in college at once. Parents and students got to de-stress while they learned how to more...

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Patriot Day Event At Emerald Cove

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Patriot Day Event At Emerald Cove

Wellington American Legion Chris Reyka Memorial Post 390 joined public safety personnel to celebrate the eighth annual Patriot Day Luncheon at Emerald Cove Middle School on Thursday, Sept. 11. Members of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue and the school police shared lunch on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist more...

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WLMS Students Honor 9/11 Victims With Remembrance Wall

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WLMS Students Honor 9/11 Victims With Remembrance Wall

Seventh-grade social studies civics students at Wellington Landings Middle School created a 9/11 Remembrance Wall on Thursday, Sept. 11. This was the fifth year the school organized the activity. The Tree of Life symbolizes life and hope for everyone affected by 9/11 and for those 100 family members who have written letters collected by Tuesday’s Children that are more...

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