Thursday, September 24, 2020

Schools

Virtual 9-11 Remembrance at Palms West Charter School

Palms West Charter School hosted its annual 9-11 remembrance ceremony virtually, where students provided a historical account of the events. The school thanks students, parents, staff, Royal Palm Beach Vice Mayor Jeff Hmara and the community for...

American Heritage Is The Top Private School In The Nation For Nationally Recognized Scholars

The American Heritage School in Fort Lauderdale is the #1 private school in the United States and #1 high school in Florida for the highest number of National Merit Scholars. The school’s second campus in Boca/Delray is...

PBAU’s Community Pandemic Course Offering Second Session In October Due To Popularity

Due to popular demand, Palm Beach Atlantic University will launch another session of Pandemic Perspectives, a free community course, on Oct. 1. The course takes a step back from the daily numbers of the...

Schools To Re-Open Monday Under Continuing Phase 2 Restrictions

At a press conference held at the Emergency Operations Center, Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner announced on Friday, Sept. 18 that he had signed a 28th declaration of a continuing state of emergency due to COVID-19.

VIDEO: Wellington Delivers Masks To Schools

As school campuses re-open, the Village of Wellington is helping ensure that Wellington schools have the proper tools they need to keep everyone healthy. Wellington’s Community Services team recently delivered KN95 masks to local schools.

RPBHS Principal Describes School Return Plans To Education Advisory Board

Royal Palm Beach High School Principal Dr. Jesús Armas told the Royal Palm Beach Education Advisory Board on Monday, Sept. 14 that the return to school has been complex in the face of the pandemic, and will...

$3.8B Budget Approved For 2020-21 School Year

The Palm Beach County School Board has unanimously approved a budget of more than $3.8 billion for the 2020-21 school year. The budget includes $2.2 billion for the district's general fund for operational costs and $1 billion in the...

PBSC To Discuss Need For Low Voltage Techs Sept. 16

As consumers and businesses increasingly use digital technologies to control security, thermostats, lighting, intercoms, entertainment systems and more, the need for low voltage technicians also has increased. Palm Beach State College will host a...

Local Student Among Top Middle School Scientists In The Nation

The Broadcom Foundation and the Society for Science & the Public recently announced the Top 300 Masters in the 10th annual Broadcom Masters — the nation’s premier Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) competition for middle school...

Buddy Ambassadors Program Goes Virtual With Anti-Bullying And Mental Health Campaign

Buddy Ambassadors is a local organization founded by Palm Beach Illustrated 2019 Educator of the Year recipient Loverly Sheridan. The program promotes kindness, empathy, compassion and inclusivity in children. The award-winning author and program director creates campaigns...

School Campuses Will Re-Open Sept. 21

With Gov. Ron DeSantis' Executive Order for Palm Beach County to move to Phase 2, the School District of Palm Beach County will re-open brick and mortar schools to in-person instruction on Monday, Sept. 21.

Despite Glitches, Superintendent Praises Successful Launch Of Distance Learning

UPDATE: School buildings will re-open to students Monday, Sept. 21. Learn more here. Despite an initial overloading of the school’s computer system on opening day, Palm Beach County School Superintendent Dr. Donald Fennoy praised...

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Of the 11 finalists named for the upcoming Athena Awards, to be hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches...

Patrick Calabrese Opens A Brightway Insurance Agency

More residents in West Palm Beach and the surrounding communities can now experience a better way to buy insurance for their homes,...

Palm Beach Sheriff’s Foundation Receives $25,000 Grant From AT&T Foundation

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation recently received a $25,000 grant from the AT&T Foundation. The donation will support...