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TKA Opens New Preschool In The Area

By at August 29, 2014 | 12:04 am | 0 Comment

TKA Opens New Preschool In The Area

The King’s Academy Preschool has opened a new Wellington/Loxahatchee campus for students ages two and three. TKAP Loxahatchee is located at Trinity West Church on Southern Blvd., one mile west of Binks Forest Drive. In 2008, TKA created an exciting community outreach, founding the King’s Academy Preschool to serve young students and their families. TKA’s strategy more...

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Polo Park’s Summer Prep Program Eases Transition

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Polo Park’s Summer Prep Program Eases Transition

It can be daunting for a fifth-grade student to leave the safety and comfort of elementary school and head to middle school. At Polo Park Middle School, that transition has become a little easier thanks to the second annual Polo Park Sixth Grade Summer Prep Program. The goal of the program is to make the incoming sixth graders more comfortable. This year’s program more...

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New Horizons Safety Patrol Helps School

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New Horizons Safety Patrol Helps School

This year, during the first trimester, 38 fifth graders earned the right to serve as safety patrols members at New Horizons Elementary School. Each day, they encourage safe conduct among all students. They model good character, monitor the hallways and help teachers and students whenever needed. Fifth graders look forward to serving, and new patrol members are added each more...

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RPB Elementary Takes On The ALS Challenge

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RPB Elementary Takes On The ALS Challenge

On Friday, Aug. 22, Royal Palm Beach Elementary School staff members participated in the ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge. Fifth grade chair Gladys Moseley challenged Principal Tracy Gaugler, who in turn challenged the whole staff. Shown here are school staff members soaked with ice more...

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Orientation Helps SRHS Students Start School Year

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Orientation Helps SRHS Students Start School Year

Seminole Ridge High School held its annual freshman orientation, a back-to-school bash, on Aug. 16, featuring table presentations from many campus clubs and organizations. In addition to welcoming a new class to the school, students at all grade levels were able to pick up their school-year schedules and talk to campus representatives about extracurricular more...

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Students Head Back To School

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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

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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

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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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