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Felicia Matula Brings Up School Concerns At Crestwood, RPBHS

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Felicia Matula Brings Up School Concerns At Crestwood, RPBHS

By Briana D’Andrea Royal Palm Beach Planning & Zoning Commission Member Felicia Matula threw the village’s Education Advisory Board a curveball at its meeting Thursday, Dec. 4 by voicing concerns she has about public schools in the village. Matula, whose daughter attends Crestwood Middle School, was unhappy that the school’s administration did a staggered more...

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Elbridge Gale Pleased With Heart Association Partnership

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Elbridge Gale Pleased With Heart Association Partnership

It is almost time to harvest Elbridge Gale Elementary School’s new teaching garden, privately funded by the Michael and Annie Falk Foundation, as part of a partnership between the American Heart Association and the School District of Palm Beach County. American Heart Association representatives Megan Weinstein, Barbara Bogart and Drew Backoff were on hand Wednesday more...

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WES Participates In ‘Christmas With The Chimps’ At The Safari

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WES Participates In ‘Christmas With The Chimps’ At The Safari

Teacher Ruthann Retterbush’s second grade class recently participated in Lion Country Safari’s “Christmas with the Chimps.” Students wrapped boxes that will be filled with treats to provide environmental enrichment for the chimps. Lion Country Safari asked schools to participate in this program in order to provide the animals an opportunity to enhance their more...

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Polo Park NJHS Collects Cans During Food Drive

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Polo Park NJHS Collects Cans During Food Drive

The Polo Park Middle School National Junior Honor Society recently held its second annual canned food drive and raised a whopping 1,528 non-perishable items that were donated to Food for Families. The project is run in conjunction with WPTV News Channel 5 and donates foods to less fortunate families in need during the holiday season. The NJHS students at Polo Park more...

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Chemistry Teacher Takes Volunteering To Worldwide Lengths

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Chemistry Teacher Takes Volunteering To Worldwide Lengths

Helping the less fortunate, particularly children, is something teacher Kate Kilian learned from her parents when she was just a child herself. Now a chemistry teacher at the Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches, Kilian’s burning passion to help others resulted in a list of charity projects too long to list and has inspired a legion of students to volunteer in the more...

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RPBHS Dancers Perform ‘Dance With Me’

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RPBHS Dancers Perform ‘Dance With Me’

The Royal Palm Beach High School dancers and their master choreographer and teacher Michele Blecher presented an outstanding dance performance, “Dance with Me,” on Dec. 4. The RPB Dancers and the Wildcat Dancers Dance Team performed 22 dance routines all choreographed by Blecher in dance forms ranging from ballet, jazz, and musical theater to contemporary and more...

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SRHS Students Win For Tech Conference Design

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SRHS Students Win For Tech Conference Design

The School District of Palm Beach County’s technology conference committee has chosen the winning designs in the 2015 Technology Conference Mickey Schemer Program Cover Design Competition, and among the winners were two Seminole Ridge High School digital design students. “It was a pleasure to review the amazing designs submitted by students, and it was an extremely more...

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PBCHS Student Takes Second In Competition

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PBCHS Student Takes Second In Competition

Max Cooper, a Palm Beach Central High School Information Technology Academy student, has taken second place in the district wide competition for this year’s Technology Conference cover design. Shown here is Cooper’s more...

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Palm Beach State College Selected As Finalist For National Curriculum Award

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Palm Beach State College’s alternative scheduling/combined courses curriculum model is a finalist for a national 2015 Bellwether Award. The college is one of 10 finalists in the Instructional Programs and Services category, co-sponsored by the National Council of Instructional Administrators, which highlights programs or activities designed and successfully more...

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Exploring Pilgrims At New Horizons

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Exploring Pilgrims At New Horizons

New Horizons Elementary School second graders learned that most citizens of the United States are “pilgrims” who emigrated from other countries. Students researched the country of their origin and traveled through “Ellis Island” to understand what many of their relatives experienced. Dual Language students, after reading Molly’s Pilgrim by Barbara Cohen, created more...

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