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Popular Trunk Or Treat Returns To WHS Oct. 25

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Popular Trunk Or Treat Returns To WHS Oct. 25

Wellington High School’s DECA program and the Village of Wellington will host the popular Trunk or Treat program on Saturday, Oct. 25 at Wellington High School. Trunk or Treat is a free, creative and energetic experience where rather than going door to door, children go trunk to trunk to get their treats. “We always run out,” said DECA Adviser Susan May, who more...

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School District: Continuing Fine Arts Levy Crucial To Students

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School District: Continuing Fine Arts Levy Crucial To Students

By Briana D’Andrea Palm Beach County residents will vote on whether to continue financing a number of fine arts and other special programs throughout the Palm Beach County School District in a general election referendum Tuesday, Nov. 4. The Royal Palm Beach Education Advisory Board listened last week to a presentation on the continuation of the 0.25-mill fine more...

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Wellington Garden Club Grant Will Help School Go Green

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Wellington Garden Club Grant Will Help School Go Green

Pratt & Whitney recently presented the Wellington Garden Club with the company’s Green Power Grant of $5,000 to utilize in assisting Equestrian Trails Elementary School in its green school goals and assist Habitat for Humanity’s native plant landscaping. “We didn’t apply — they found us,” said Twig Morris, president of the Wellington Garden Club. The more...

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Author Susan Beattie Visits Binks Forest

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Author Susan Beattie Visits Binks Forest

Author Susan Beattie visited Binks Forest Elementary School on Thursday, Oct. 9 to read from her book, Luke’s Story: A Rescue Puppy’s First Year on Palm Beach & Worth Avenue. Beattie introduced students to the story of Luke, a rescue puppy from Big Dog Ranch Rescue who was adopted by Beattie’s son, Greg. For more info., visit www.lukesstory.com. PHOTOS BY ANDREA more...

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Walking To School At Cypress Trails

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Walking To School At Cypress Trails

Cypress Trails Elementary School students participated in “International Walk to School Day” on Wednesday, Oct. 8. More than 150 students and their parents participated by walking or biking to school. The purpose of the event is to encourage healthy and safe walking for students who live close to school. This event was a follow-up activity to the pedestrian safety more...

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Equestrian Trails Shines At Math Games

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Equestrian Trails Shines At Math Games

Equestrian Trails Elementary School finished first in the Math Academic Basic Equations competition held recently at John I. Leonard High School. Approximately 200 fourth-grade and fifth-grade students from 35 Palm Beach County elementary schools took part in the competition. Students’ mathematical creativity is challenged when playing the game. Basic Equations uses more...

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New Horizons Learns Walk/Bike Safety

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New Horizons Learns Walk/Bike Safety

New Horizons Elementary School recently participated in “International Walk or Bike to School Day,” when 120 parents and students gathered to walk or ride their bikes to school. Students were greeted by crossing guards, Wellington PBSO deputies and school counselor Lynne Bray. Students received a foot on a chain to remind them to practice safety each day by wearing more...

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Berean Christian School Adds Safety Patrols

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Berean Christian School Adds Safety Patrols

As parents drop off children to Berean Christian School this year, they will notice more than just administrators greeting them. Under the direction of Student Council Faculty Advisor Sarah Stegall and student leader VastieMadestin, a junior at BCS, a group of sixth graders have been recruited to be safety patrols on campus. The students’ responsibilities include more...

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Rotary Club Distributes Dictionaries To Schools

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Rotary Club Distributes Dictionaries To Schools

The Rotary Club of Wellington completed its annual dictionary project on Friday, Oct. 3 as part of its community service projects for the year. The club donated dictionaries to students in every third grade class in Wellington schools. More than 2,400 dictionaries were distributed. The dictionaries were donated by the Rotary Foundation, as well as personal donations more...

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Renaissance Kids Study Skeletons

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Renaissance Kids Study Skeletons

The third-grade students at the Renaissance Charter School at Palms West are learning about skeletons and bones. Students have made observations and discoveries about the human skeleton, “Mr. Bones.” During the observations, students could touch and move various parts of the skeleton. They also worked in groups to identify some of the same bones that they could locate more...

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