Schools

Students Head Back To School

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Students Head Back To School

Students across the western communities headed back to school on Monday to begin the 2014-15 school year. The year brought several new charter schools and a number of schools with new principals. Shown here, the Town-Crier visited Emerald Cove Middle School and Wellington Elementary School in Wellington, Crestwood Middle School in Royal Palm Beach and Western Pines Middle more...

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Wellington’s ArtStart Hosts Summer Camp

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

Wellington’s ArtStart Hosts Summer Camp

The Wellington-based nonprofit ArtStart Inc. held a summer art camp Aug. 11-14. Campers learned how to design and assemble their projects, which included fused glass jewelry and mosaic plates. After campers designed and made their projects, the pieces were fired in the kiln. For more info., call (561) 635-2037 or visit more...

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WHS Fire Science Academy Expands With PBSC Instructors

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

WHS Fire Science Academy Expands With PBSC Instructors

The Fire Science Academy at Wellington High is now one year old. Participating cadets have completed an elective science class entitled “Introduction to Fire Science.” This year, the cadets will begin a three-year sequence of courses entitled “Firefighter 1, 2 and 3.” The short-term goal of the academy is to develop character, discipline and an appreciation of more...

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Teachers Travel To Learn More About The Holocaust

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Palm Beach County teachers traveled this summer to learn the lessons of the Holocaust and to bring back lessons for students. Three teachers — Michael Klein of Olympic Heights High School, Colleen Gleason of Santaluces High School and Cynthia Richards of Emerald Cove Middle School — received scholarships from the Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians and Jews to more...

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New Horizons Welcomes Students For School Year

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

New Horizons Welcomes Students For School Year

The “A” rated staff at New Horizons Elementary School is ready to welcome students and parents back for another school more...

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Broadway, TV Star Joins Faculty At King’s Academy

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

Broadway, TV Star Joins Faculty At King’s Academy

The King’s Academy recently announced the addition of Jennifer Winters to the faculty as an instructor of acting and vocal arts. Winters will also be instrumental in inaugurating TKA’s new television and radio arts program. Winters joins TKA with more than 20 years of professional stage and screen experience. Her Broadway debut came as Christine in Phantom of the more...

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New Student Breakfast At Berean Christian School

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:03 am | 0 Comment

New Student Breakfast At Berean Christian School

More than 100 new students plus their families attended the New Student Orientation Breakfast at Berean Christian School on Thursday, Aug. 7. The students represent the largest new student group that Berean Christian School has had at the beginning of a single school year. The time is set aside each year to help new students acclimate themselves to the campus, meet the more...

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1,200 Kids Get Backpacks At Caridad’s Back 2 School Bash

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

1,200 Kids Get Backpacks At Caridad’s Back 2 School Bash

The Caridad Center held its annual Back 2 School Bash on Saturday, Aug. 9, where 1,200 children who are patients at the center were able to participate in the fun activities and receive a backpack with grade-appropriate school supplies inside. The Caridad Center is the largest free healthcare clinic operated through volunteer providers in the State of Florida, serving more...

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Volunteers Help Beautify Western Pines

By at August 22, 2014 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

Volunteers Help Beautify Western Pines

Western Pines Middle School teachers and community volunteers joined landscape specialists and volunteers from Home Depot on Friday, Aug. 15 to add landscaping to the school grounds. Home Depot representatives brought more than 120 pieces, ranging from pavers, rocks, soil, plants and gardening tools. Other community contributors include Doug’s Lawn & Landscaping, 3D more...

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New Arts-Themed Charter School Prepares To Open

By at August 15, 2014 | 12:05 am | 1 Comments

New Arts-Themed Charter School Prepares To Open

The former Wellington Christian School campus will have a new name and a new mission this month when the Eagle Arts Academy Charter School opens at the site along Wellington Trace. “It was my very first dream to have a school that marries education with the arts,” said Nykowanna “Nikki” Sloan, principal of Eagle Arts Academy. “I’ve always wanted one. I’ve more...

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