Monday, October 26, 2020

Schools

April Morphesis New Assistant Principal At Emerald Cove

Emerald Cove Middle School congratulates April Morphesis on her recent appointment as seventh grade assistant principal at the Wellington school. Morphesis has been a teacher at Emerald Cove since the school opened. The Pirate family is excited...

Plans In Flux For What School Will Be Like Once Students Return To Buildings

The Wellington Education Committee met on Tuesday, Aug. 18 for a meeting held via Zoom and discussed the unusual circumstances surrounding the delayed start to the school year. At the beginning of the meeting,...

School District Re-Opening Plan Approved By State

The School District of Palm Beach County's Innovative Reopening Plan has received approval by the Florida Department of Education, effective immediately. In a letter to Superintendent Donald Fennoy, Jacob Oliva, chancellor of public schools...

Wellington Hosts Back-To-School Drive-Thru Event

The Village of Wellington hosted its Back-to-School Drive-Thru event on Saturday, Aug. 15 at Village Park. Students registered for the event received one of 650 backpacks with back-to-school supplies made possible through partnerships with premier sponsor the...

Sales Surtax Yields Big Renovations At Wellington El

Wellington Elementary School has been abuzz this summer, but not with the voices of school children. Instead, the sounds of power tools have been reverberating throughout the halls as many renovation projects have been completed, with more...

FRLA Palm Beach Chapter Awards 14 Scholarships To Local Students

The Palm Beach Chapter of the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) recently awarded $27,500 in college scholarships to 14 Palm Beach area culinary and hospitality high school students, including Jasmin Pickens of Wellington, who will attend...

Somyr Woods Mercado Receives National Honor

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) recently announced that Wellington High School student Somyr B. Woods Mercado has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. The society recognizes top...

School Board Approves State-Mandated Change On Re-Opening

The Palm Beach County School Board wrestled with an amended proposal mandated by the Florida Department of Education in a special meeting Wednesday, Aug. 12 that will give parents more control over when their children physically return...

VIDEO: Renovations At Wellington Elementary School

Your Penny at Work: Wellington Elementary School is receiving some upgrades this summer from the one-cent sales tax referendum. Check out what is being done and what's to come.

2020 Dwyer Awards Group Pays Off School Lunch Debt With Extra Funds

The Economic Council of Palm Beach County Foundation hosted the 36th annual William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education earlier this summer, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds attended the 2020 ceremony virtually, via a...

PBSC Chosen By DOE As Second Chance Pell Experiment Site

Palm Beach State College has been invited by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in its Second Chance Pell experiment, which will provide more education opportunities for incarcerated individuals in Palm Beach and Martin counties.

Two From Wellington Named To Bank Of America Student Leaders Program

Bank of America recently announced that the four Palm Beach County high school juniors and seniors selected for the prestigious Student Leaders program have started their paid summer internship experience of leadership, civic engagement and workforce skills-building.

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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...