Friday, January 15, 2021

Schools

PBC School District’s Graduation Rate Climbs To 94.4 Percent

The graduation rate for the Class of 2020 in Palm Beach County School District-operated schools climbed to 94.4 percent, according to the Florida Department of Education. This rate represents a sharp increase from the 91.6 percent graduation rate in...

Oxbridge Academy To Welcome Middle Schoolers In August 2021

The Oxbridge Academy announced this week that it is expanding its academic offerings to include a middle school program serving seventh-grade and eighth-grade students, beginning in August 2021. “Adding a middle school expands our commitment to offering a world-class education...

PBC Drug Prevention Contest Now Offering Community Service Hours

Calling all creators! The Palm Beach County Behavioral Health Coalition is once again sponsoring the 11th annual School Bus Drug Prevention Media Contest. The contest has expanded to include vaping prevention, along with underage drinking prevention, to target the top...

Emerald Cove Announces Dwyer Award Nominees

Emerald Cove Middle School in Wellington recently announced its nominees for this year’s William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education. The nominees are: Shannon Caruso in the Student Advancement/Career Education category, Ashley Felsen in the Special/Support Programs category...

Palms West Charter School Hosts Toy Drive For Kids In Hospital

The Palms West Charter School’s seventh annual toy drive to benefit the Children’s Hospital at Palms West was once again a success thanks to an overwhelming generosity of time, donations and heart. In a year of extraordinary hardships and struggles,...

Dance Unlimited Students Perform ‘The Nutcracker’

Holiday magic filled the Wick Theatre with the classic show The Nutcracker performed by the students of Dance Unlimited Academy in suburban Lake Worth. The cast of 37 dancers graced the stage pirouetting through Tchaikovsky’s compositions for their second annual...

Connections Education Center Families Get Gifts And Food From Santa And His Elves

Connections Education Center of the Palm Beaches, in coordination with Spirit of Giving and Feeding South Florida, spread some holiday joy for school students and families on Wednesday, Dec. 16. Students from the Connections Education Center received a holiday gift,...

Golden Grove Safety Patrols Host Holiday Gift Drive

Golden Grove Elementary School’s safety patrols recently partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County on their holiday gift drive. The Golden Grove community donated 175 toys and gift cards, with the Gator safety patrollers serving...

FAU Student Nurses Give Cookies To Local Teachers

FAU Student Nursing Association student nurses Cove Damberg, Kaleigh Williams and Rhiannon Boffa made 400 cookies for teachers, giving out the cookies on Friday, Dec. 18 on the Palms West Charter School. It is the fourth year that Boffa...

VIDEO: A Holiday Message From Dr. Fennoy

Students and staff wrapped up the last day of class in 2020 on Dec. 18. Superintendent Donald Fennoy's wish for everyone in the School District of Palm Beach County is to have a safe and relaxing winter break.

Buddy Bench Installed At New Horizons Elementary School

New Horizons Elementary School, with support from the Rotary Club of Wellington, is the most recent addition to the growing Buddy Ambassadors program. The school held a ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 9, during which 69 students were presented with patches...

Wellington Wins Award From The Literacy Coalition

The Village of Wellington was recognized this month for winning the large community Read for the Record award for the most readers taking part in this year’s competition. Literacy Coalition CEO Kristin Calder visited the Tuesday, Dec. 8 meeting of...

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B&G Club Golf Classic Returns Jan. 29 At Wellington National

The Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club of Wellington will hold its 39th annual Wellington Golf Classic...