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Prep Program At Polo Park Middle School

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Prep Program At Polo Park Middle School

Polo Park Middle School has taken great strides toward helping students transition into middle school by hosting the Polo Park Sixth Grade Summer Prep Program. Now in its third year, the main goal of the program is to make the incoming sixth graders a little more comfortable prior to starting their middle school years. This year’s program was held Aug. 4-6 and saw more...

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Talia Fradkin Recognized By School Board

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Talia Fradkin Recognized By School Board

Wellington resident Talia Fradkin was recognized by Superintendent Dr. Robert Avossa and the Palm Beach County School Board at a meeting on Aug. 19. Fradkin, a senior at Palm Beach Virtual School, was the recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award for outstanding volunteer service to her community. Fradkin received gold level recognition for her many hours of more...

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FSU Creates Web Site To Assist K-12 Students

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Florida State University recently developed a new web site that allows K-12 students to practice skills using educational resources aligned with the Florida Standards. Students, parents and teachers can use computers or mobile devices to access FloridaStudents.org, where they will find interactive tutorials and resources in language arts, mathematics, science and more...

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New Horizons Welcomes Visiting Teachers From Spain

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New Horizons Welcomes Visiting Teachers From Spain

New Horizons Elementary School recently welcomed visiting instructors from Spain. Each year, teachers from Spain join the New Horizons faculty. This year, Elena Coloma is joining the third grade dual language team, Neus Sastre is teaching music to all regular and dual language students and Carolina Marin returns to the first grade dual language team. Shown above are the more...

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Two PBSC Professors Receive Teaching Award

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Two PBSC Professors Receive Teaching Award

Two Palm Beach State College professors have been selected by their peers for the 2015 Stewart Distinguished Teaching Award. Professors Nancy Pennea, who teaches math on the Belle Glade campus, and Jeannette Sullivan, who teaches Introduction to the College Experience at the Palm Beach Gardens campus, were surprised with the annual award during a convocation Aug. 19, more...

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WES Chorus Club Stages Production Of ‘Summer Camp’

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WES Chorus Club Stages Production Of ‘Summer Camp’

The Wellington Elementary School chorus club, under the direction of music teacher and chorus director Dave Morrison, performed the spring musical Summer Camp in late May. Summer Camp is a musical caper about finding a place to belong, written by John Jacobson and Mac Huff. The cafeteria stage was filled with a standing-room-only crowd. There was amazing acting and more...

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K-9 Unit Helps Deter Problems And Keep Schools Safe

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K-9 Unit Helps Deter Problems And Keep Schools Safe

On Friday, Aug. 14, the Palm Beach County School District Police Department brought its five canines to Palm Beach Central High School in Wellington for a demonstration to help them prepare for the first day of school. The department’s five four-legged officers, and their three human partners, garnered attention as they showed off their special skills, impeccable more...

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Wellington Community Services Hands Out School Supplies & Shoes

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Wellington Community Services Hands Out School Supplies & Shoes

Wellington’s Community Services Department gave out backpacks filled with school supplies and more than 200 pairs of shoes on Friday, Aug. 14. The giveaway was the result of a partnership between the Community Services Department, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, the Christopher Aguirre Memorial Foundation, the Lake Worth Scottish Rite Masonic Center, B/E more...

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Panther Run Cleanup Effort A Success

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Panther Run Cleanup Effort A Success

On Saturday, Aug. 8, Panther Run Elementary School hosted a campus cleanup and beautification event coordinated by PTA members Amy Roberts, Jessica Moisdon and Sherry Irwin, along with their families. Event volunteers included Panther Run parents, family members, teachers, students, staff, Boy Scout Troop 208, Girl Scout Troop 20150 and former students. For more more...

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Armory Art Center Presents Exhibition Showing Camper Projects

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Armory Art Center Presents Exhibition Showing Camper Projects

The Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach finished its summer art camp with an exhibition and reception on Friday, Aug. 14. The exhibition was open to the public and included artwork by all of the participants, along with refreshments and music. For more information about Armory programs, visit www.armoryart.org. Photos by Sergio more...

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