Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Schools

King’s Academy Students Visit Washington

Recently, 93 sixth-grade students, parents and faculty from the King’s Academy and Clewiston Christian School embarked on a historic tour of the nation’s capital. Unforgettable memories and friendships were forged on this four-day trip as well as a better...

Ullman Receives Anchor Scholarship

Ringling College of Art and Design student Marissa Ullman was recently awarded an Anchor Scholarship, after having competed with 91 applicants. This scholarship recognizes the academic and personal achievements of dependents of Surface Navy sailors across the country. Ullman, of Wellington,...

New Horizons Honors 2011-12 Top Readers

As part of its focus on reading, each month throughout the recent school year, New Horizons Elementary School challenged its students to read and test their comprehension electronically. Students who read more than 10,000 words were treated to an...

Seminole Ridge Honors Top FCAT Writers

As one of the closing events in this past school year, Seminole Ridge High School held a luncheon in the principal’s conference room to honor its highest-scoring students on this year’s FCAT Writes. The following Seminole Ridge students were honored...

Klotz Among Congressional Award Winners

U.S. Congressman Allen West (R-District 22) presented the Congressional Award Gold Medal to six student constituents during a ceremony June 20 at the United States Capitol. Five additional students from South Florida were unable to attend the ceremony in...

Wellington Regional Honors Residents

Wellington Regional Medical Center held its residency graduation Wednesday, June 20 at the Breakers West Country Club. Hospital CEO Jerel Humphrey and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jeffrey Bishop ran the program. Diplomas and awards were given to graduating residents,...

Horse Tales Literacy Project Camp

The Horse Tales Literacy Project gave children the opportunity to watch books come to life with a summer camp event held Friday, June 22 at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center. After reading Walter Farley books Little Black, A Pony...

Young Campers Get An ‘Agu-Cation’

A total of 42 youths age 7 and older enjoyed Agu-cation Camp June 11-15 at the South Florida Fairgrounds. Field trip locations included a sugarcane research center, rice mill, dairy farm, fruit and vegetable farms, mango farm and more....

Creativity On Display At Crossroads Academy

City officials, school administrators and Abrakadoodle art leaders convened with student designers Wednesday, May 30 at Crossroads Academy in Belle Glade to reveal a new, student-designed school crest for Crossroads Academy. The new crest was the culmination of a...

Small Fish Big Fish Visits TBZ Preschool

Temple Beth Zion Preschool in Royal Palm Beach recently hosted Melissa Taylor from Small Fish Big Fish Swim School to teach the students about water safety as the summer season has arrived. Taylor entertained the students as they learned...

Christine Hwa Graduates From Tulane

Tulane University awarded degrees to approximately 2,700 graduates on May 19 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. Among those to receive a degree was Wellington resident Christine Hwa, who graduated with a juris doctor degree. The ceremony’s featured...

Lauren, Matthew Philmus Receive Scholarships

Matthew Philmus and his twin sister, Lauren, both have received $1,000 scholarships from the Delray Medical Center. The scholarships were awarded based on academic performance, community involvement, and recommendations from their teachers and employers. Both are 2012 graduates of...

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South Florida Mini Fair Continues At Fairgrounds

The South Florida Mini Fair, a slimmed-down version of the South Florida Fair, opened Friday, Jan. 15 and continues...