Monday, October 26, 2020

Schools

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...

VIDEO: Dr. Fennoy’s Back-To-School Message

Superintendent Donald E. Fennoy II welcomes students and parents to the 2020-21 school year. For more on the district's re-opening plans visit www.palmbeachschools.org/reopeningschools.

Unusual School Year Kicks Off Monday With Distance Learning

Students in the Palm Beach County School District will begin the 2020-21 school year on Monday, Aug. 31 through distance learning initially due to COVID-19. However, there are plans to give students the option to return to...

Frankel Honors Wellington Educator With Congressional Recognition

U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel (D-District 21) recently honored two local heroes with Congressional Awards that come with a mention in the historical Congressional Record. Mary Baldwin and Melissa Davison each received the honor during a Zoom broadcast...

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Trying To Shed Light On His Unusual Itch, RPB Man Helps Form Global Alliance

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Acreage Resident Launches First South Florida Company Mass Producing Masks

Acreage resident Mike Erickson, a former Indian Trail Improvement District supervisor and owner of the Riviera Beach-based Canvas Designers, has branched into...

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...

Palomino Gardens Celebrates Groundbreaking

Resort Lifestyle Communities (RLC) is breaking ground on its newest all-inclusive independent senior living community, Palomino Gardens in suburban Lake Worth. The...

Nonprofit Horses That Help Hosts Yard & Tack Sale

Horses That Help held a yard and tack sale on Saturday, Oct. 17 and Sunday, Oct. 18 in The Acreage. Guests also...