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Wed Jul 29 13:51:03 CDT 2015


WEST PALM BEACH ? Students at Glade View Elementary School in Belle Glade and Rosenwald Elementary School in South Bay will return to brand-new schools once classes begin on Aug. 17. Superintendent Robert Avossa, School Board members Marcia Andrews and Frank Barbieri, and other district and community leaders will tour the new schools on Thursday,... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH ? The School District of Palm Beach County?s Transportation Services department will hold its latest job fair in West Palm Beach on Monday, Aug. 3. Transportation department officials are hiring drivers to transport approximately 58,000 students each day to Palm Beach County schools. The job fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to... Read more »


  West Palm Beach, Fla. – The School District of Palm Beach County released following statement after the Board approved the following agreement on Mark Stenner, principal of West Boca High School. The School Board voted today to reassign Mark Stenner to a non-instructional position within the District. With the Board’s decision, Mr. Stenner will... Read more »


Keith Oswald, Chief Academic Officer David W. Christiansen, Ed. D., Deputy Superintendent/Chief of Schools WEST PALM BEACH ? The School Board on Wednesday approved the hiring for two key positions to oversee schools and curriculum for the School District of Palm Beach County. The board approved the appointment of David W. Christiansen, Ed. D., as... Read more »


PAHOKEE ? Administrators, teachers and staff who hope to raise thousands of dollars to create a scholarship in memory of Cassandra and Catherine Colon received a valuable commitment from Take Stock in Children Palm Beach County, which will contribute matching money and mentors for the scholarship?s future recipients. For every $2,000 raised by Pahokee Middle... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH ? Bullying issues in schools and the community and strategies to address these incidents will be the focus of an Anti-Bullying Roundtable discussion at the School District of Palm Beach County?s Fulton-Holland Educational Services Center on Tuesday, July 21. The Anti-Bullying Roundtable is hosted by Superintendent Robert M. Avossa, Ed. D., and... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH ? Nearly 50 district-operated elementary, middle and high schools were recently honored by the 2015 President?s Education Awards Program. The awards are given to students throughout the country who demonstrate educational excellence and academic growth in the classroom. Principals at each of the 49 School District of Palm Beach County schools will... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH ? The School District of Palm Beach County?s Transportation Services department will hold its latest job fair in Delray Beach on Thursday, July 16. Transportation department officials are hiring drivers to transport approximately 58,000 students each day to Palm Beach County schools. The job fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH ? Superintendent Robert M. Avossa, Ed. D., continues his series of community forums on Tuesday, July 14, when he will meet with charter school principals, employees, parents and students to give them an opportunity to share their input and hear about his priorities and direction for the School District of Palm Beach... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH ? For the second consecutive year, a School District of Palm Beach County teacher has won the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Robin O?Brien, a mathematics resource teacher with the School District of Palm Beach County, is one of two teachers in Florida to receive the honor.... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH ? Seven Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teachers from the School District of Palm Beach County will work a month-long paid externship with five corporations, gaining valuable real-world experience that they will bring back to the classroom. The STEM Externship Program, which begins Monday, July 6, is a joint partnership between the... Read more »


ROYAL PALM BEACH – Royal Palm Beach High School reached an important milestone toward implementing the School District of Palm Beach County?s newest International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, when its Application for Candidacy was accepted by the IB. Royal Palm Beach High will officially become an IB Candidate School on Sept. 1, and begins the process... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH ?The Information Technology Division of the School District of Palm Beach County was presented a Silver Stevie® Award for IT Department of the Year at the 13th Annual American Business Awards in Chicago on June 22. The Stevie competition started in 2002 to honor top-performing businesses worldwide. This year, more than 3,300... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH ? The CEO Roundtable on Cancer has named the School District of Palm Beach County as a Gold Standard employer, citing the district?s leadership and commitment to employees? health through its award-winning wellness programs. The district offers a comprehensive wellness program that encourages employees to make better choices for their health. Through... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH ? From meeting with union leaders to a planning retreat with the School Board, Superintendent Robert Avossa had a busy start to his tenure as the School District of Palm Beach County?s 25th superintendent. Meeting with union leaders was a key part of Avossa?s first-day schedule. ?The unions play a critical role,... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH ? Robert M. Avossa, Ed. D., will be sworn in as the School District of Palm Beach County?s 25th superintendent during a ceremony preceding the regular board meeting on Wednesday, June 17. WHAT: Swearing-in ceremony for Robert M. Avossa, Ed. D. WHEN: Wednesday, June 17, at 4 p.m. WHERE: Fulton-Holland Educational Services... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH ? Parents, students, district employees and community members are invited to community meetings this month to meet incoming Superintendent Dr. Robert Avossa and discuss opportunities for improvement in the School District of Palm Beach County. The public meetings will be held from Tuesday, June 16 to Tuesday, June 30 at various schools throughout... Read more »


BELLE GLADE ? Register now for the GladesFest Teacher Job Fair, which offers teachers the chance to interview for education jobs at the School District of Palm Beach County?s 12 Glades-area schools. The district offers an annual $3,750 supplement to teachers at schools in the Glades, as well as professional development and leadership opportunities. WHAT:... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH ? The School District of Palm Beach County?s Transportation Services department will hold its latest job fair in West Palm Beach on Saturday, June 20. Transportation department officials are hiring drivers to transport approximately 58,000 students each day to Palm Beach County schools. The job fair is scheduled from 9 a.m. to... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH ? Starting Monday, the School District of Palm Beach County will offer its Summer Food Service program at 118 schools throughout the county. The program will be offered weekdays until Aug. 5, and is open to all children 18 years old and younger at no charge. Nutritionally balanced meals will be provided... Read more »