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Patriot Day Event At Emerald Cove

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

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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RPBHS Principal: New Initiatives Improve Student Performance

By at September 12, 2014 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

RPBHS Principal: New Initiatives Improve Student Performance

By Briana D’Andrea Culturally relevant teaching was a key focus of a presentation Monday night by Royal Palm Beach High School Principal Jesus Armas to the Royal Palm Beach Education Advisory Board. It’s a practice Armas believes is needed to help students be successful worldwide, but he said U.S. schools are nowhere near where they need to be. “We are more...

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TKA’s Sixth Annual Lion Run 5K And Kids’ Run A Success

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TKA’s Sixth Annual Lion Run 5K And Kids’ Run A Success

The sixth annual TKA Lion Run 5K and Kids’ Run was a huge success with more than 250 runners participating, in ages ranging from 4 through 76. The Kids’ Run included a 1-lap route around the track where the kids raced against the TKA lion mascot. The 5K race is a challenging course that traverses through TKA’s 60-acre campus. The multi-surface, off-road course more...

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Author’s Book Signing Benefits Renaissance Charter School

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Author’s Book Signing Benefits Renaissance Charter School

Local children’s author Tracie Gold held a book signing for Bonnie the Bunny on Thursday, Sept. 4 at the Wellington TCBY. The event was held to benefit the Renaissance Charter School at Palms West. To get the book, visit www.tatepublishing.com/bookstore. For more info., e-mail Gold at more...

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A Tale Of Two High Schools

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A Tale Of Two High Schools

The Palm Beach Central High School Student Government Association and Principal Darren Edgecomb were challenged to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by Wellington High School’s SGA and Principal Mario Crocetti. Shown above, the Bronco community rose to the more...

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PBSC Professors Honored For Innovative Teaching

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PBSC Professors Honored For Innovative Teaching

Two Palm Beach State College professors were recently named the 2014 winners of the Stewart Distinguished Teaching Award, which began in 2006 with a grant from the Douglas and Virginia Stewart Foundation, for their innovative work engaging students. Christopher Schmersahl, at the Belle Glade campus, and Mike Sfiropoulos, at the Lake Worth campus, were announced the more...

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New Horizons Kids Stretch With Zumba

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New Horizons Kids Stretch With Zumba

New Horizons Elementary School aims to build student fitness. Throughout the day, fourth-grade students take Zumba breaks. Their teachers find that by stretching the body, they are also stretching the mind, leading to better thinking and working. Shown here are students enjoying a Zumba more...

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Students Donate School Supplies

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Students Donate School Supplies

Alex Ng of Wellington High School, along with his two best friends Devin Wallace and Andre Ferreira of Royal Palm Beach High School, have been collecting backpacks and school supplies for Pleasant City Elementary School students for the past five years. They are seniors this year and will be leaving for college next fall. They have gathered their siblings to have them more...

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District Award For Polo Park Science Teacher

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District Award For Polo Park Science Teacher

Ryan Smith, a science teacher at Polo Park Middle School in Wellington, is this year’s recipient of the Palm Beach County Science Educators Association (PBCSEA) Teacher of the Year Award. Each year, the PBCSEA recognizes excellent science teachers in elementary and secondary science with awards in the following categories: Award of Promise (teachers with one to three more...

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Special Grandparents Story Time

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Special Grandparents Story Time

Barnes & Noble in Wellington hosted “Family Fun Day: Grandparents Story Time” on Saturday, Sept. 6. The day featured the books How to Babysit a Grandpa and How to Babysit a Grandma. The special event also included story time, activities and snacks. For more info., visit more...

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