District News
Tue May 03 00:00:12 CDT 2016


At Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, ??the DECA Financial Literacy ?committee led by ?Sophomore ?Shayna Schulma?n?? wrote a children’s book ?focused on teach?ing? ?children how to save and spend their money?. ? The committee has raised over $1,000 ?enabling them to donate ?the book ?with mini piggy banks to elementary school students at... Read more »


Six educators in Palm Beach County are proud recipients of the William T. Dwyer Award for Excellence in Education. The annual award ceremony has recognized achievement in education for 32 years. This year, the category for S.T.E.M education was added to the list of winners from Elementary, Middle, High School, Special Programs and Career Education.... Read more »


Every May, during Teacher Appreciation Week, we celebrate teachers and honor them for their commitment to our students. As superintendent ? and, more importantly, as a parent of two Palm Beach County students ? I see first-hand the level of dedication and professionalism in our classrooms each day. Our appreciation for teachers goes beyond this... Read more »


Dr. Lavinia Draper, a 3rd Grade Gifted/Accelerated teacher at U.B. Kinsey/Palmview Elementary School of the Arts, is one of only ten teachers nationwide who have been named finalists for the 2016 Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice, a $25,000 award recognizing the nation?s most effective teachers working in high-need public schools. The prestigious Fishman Prize is... Read more »


In the history of the School District of Palm Beach County sports programs, there has never been a state champion in girls’ weightlifting. That all changed this year thanks to some students at Wellington High School. Chloe Odom and LeeAnn Hewitt helped raise the Wellington girls’ weightlifting team to a new high. They each placed... Read more »


The Palm Beach County STEM Initiative is a cooperative endeavor between the University of Florida?s College of Education and Lastinger Center for Learning, the School District of Palm Beach County, the Mary and Robert Pew Public Education Fund, the Quantum Foundation, the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, and the Florida Department of... Read more »


In this edition of School News Around the District find out why Superintendent Robert Avossa skipped his suit and tie in favor of skipping rope. April is for Authors, find out about this exciting annual literacy campaign. Please join student anchors Amber Pellicone and Nick Koenig for these stories and more.    


Palm Springs Community Middle School’s newest faculty member is making history in the School District of Palm Beach County. Bojangles, the first-ever facility dog at a District school, was officially introduced to Palm Springs Middle during a special breakfast at his new home last month and has been recognized by the School Board during the... Read more »

[Video]: The Latest in School News - Thu Apr 21 07:53:57 CDT 2016

In this edition of School News Around the District join us as we visit a waterfront classroom offering a glimpse into the wondrous world of manatees. You’ll also see why a NFL star was handing out thousands of dollars at a local school. This week we highlight Olympic Heights High School. Please join student anchors... Read more »


After more than four decades of proudly serving Palm Beach County’s public school students, teachers and administrators, longtime educator Rod Montgomery has announced his retirement. Mr. Montgomery joined the School District of Palm Beach County in 1975 and has taught, coached, been an assistant Principal, Principal and is currently an Area Superintendent. He attributes his... Read more »