Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Schools

Foundation Supports PBSC Veterans Success Center With $10,000 Donation

The Wellington Community Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Palm Beach State College Foundation to help veterans who are Wellington residents toward their degree. The presentation was made at the Veterans Success Center at the Palm Beach State College main...

School District Police Department K9s Receive Donation Of Body Armor

Palm Beach County School District Police Department K9s Murphy, Onessa, Cali, Neo, Tango, Maggie, Jade and Kobee have received bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from the nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. Vested Interest...

District Schools Closed Monday, Nov. 9

Due to Tropical Storm Eta, the School District of Palm Beach County will be closed tomorrow, Monday, Nov. 9. This means there will be NO school for students tomorrow, neither in-person nor virtual. District offices will also be closed...

Kaitlyn Bolander Honored As Beginning Teacher Of The Year

Wellington Landings Middle School teacher Kaitlyn Bolander has received Palm Beach County’s Beginning Teacher of the Year Award for her contributions to her classroom and the school. She was nominated for the honor by WLMS Principal Blake Bennett. Bennett told...

FPL Offers Light Poles For School District Wi-Fi Hookups

Florida Power & Light has donated 1,000 utility poles to the county for antenna replacement to help the School District of Palm Beach County with distance learning related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement was made at the Palm...

School Leaders Speak To Chamber On Adapting To Pandemic

The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce held a virtual economic luncheon on the theme of education on Thursday, Oct. 15 via the Zoom platform. The event focused on how local schools and colleges have adapted to life...

TooJay’s Thanks Binks Forest Teachers And Staff With Delicious Lunch Spread

The pandemic has shed light on the importance of teachers and how essential they are to students and parents. To thank them for their hard work during these challenging times, TooJay’s Deli recently treated the teachers and staff at...

Wellington Art Educator Wins Florida Art Education Association Award

The Florida Art Education Association (FAEA) has announced its 2020 award winners. These awards recognize individuals within the membership who have achieved the highest level of professionalism in art education and show appreciation for individuals or organizations that have...

Palms West Charter School Support Louisiana Hurricane Relief Efforts

Palms West Charter School recently partnered with the Royal Palm Beach Rotary Club to raise money for families in Louisiana who were hit hard during recent hurricanes. “We are very proud of the Royal Palm Beach Rotary Club for assisting...

PBSC Receives $1.3 Million For Workforce Education

Individuals looking to quickly upskill, or reskill, to become more marketable in an economy impacted by COVID-19 will find scholarships and accelerated training opportunities at Palm Beach State College through a $1.3 million grant from the Florida Department of...

Royal Palm Beach Elementary Principal Reports On Return To School

The Royal Palm Beach Education Advisory Board heard a remote report on Monday, Oct. 5 about precautions being taken due to COVID-19 from Royal Palm Beach Elementary School Principal Tracy Gaugler. The school has 350 students attending classes in person...

School Board Sets Deadline For Parents To Lock In Choice Between Classroom And Virtual Learning

The Palm Beach County School Board locked down the time parents may enroll their children for either distance learning or classroom teaching at a special meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 1 after issues arose with students vacillating between both options. Superintendent...

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RPB Wins Award For Best Participation In County Census Competition

West Palm Beach Commissioner Christina Lambert and Wellington Councilman John McGovern congratulated the Village of Royal Palm Beach last...

Royal Palm Council Approves Two More Fuel Pumps At RaceTrac

The Royal Palm Beach Village Council last week approved a request by RaceTrac to add two more fuel pumps and extend the canopy at...

Town-Crier Digital Issue For November 20, 2020

Click here to pull up the Town-Crier Digital Issue for November 20, 2020. LEAD STORIES: ITID To Celebrate Park With Ribbon Cutting, Holiday Parade...

Virtual Farm City Features State Commissioner, Ag Leaders

Farm City, hosted virtually this year by the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Nov. 18, focused on the effects of...

Commission Keeps Kerner Mayor, Citing Need For Continuity

The Palm Beach County Commission re-appointed District 3 Commissioner Dave Kerner to serve as mayor on Tuesday, Nov. 17 during its annual re-organizational meeting. Kerner...