Office of Communications
Tue Oct 17 08:30:34 CDT 2017


WEST PALM BEACH -Representatives from more than 150 colleges, universities, trade schools and the armed forces will be providing families with information on a wide variety of postgraduate programs and opportunities available to students during the School District of Palm Beach County’s College and Career Fair Wednesday. WHAT: 2017 College and Career Fair WHEN: Wednesday, October 18 from... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH -Parents and students have an opportunity to learn about the 310 Choice Programs offered through the School District of Palm Beach County at the annual Showcase of Schools.   WHAT: 2017 Showcase of Schools WHEN: Tuesday, October 17 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. WHERE: South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center              ... Read more »


RIVIERA BEACH - The School District’s highest needs schools are getting a huge hand thanks to a collaboration between Publix Super Markets and the United Way of Palm Beach County. Supplies from the annual Tools 4 Schools campaign will be distributed to 113 schools Saturday. WHAT: Tools 4 Schools school supply distribution WHEN: Saturday, October 14... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH - The Instructional Materials Department is providing an opportunity for public viewing of all programs chosen by adoption committees for K-12 Science courses during the 2018-2019 school year. Materials can be accessed online or in print at our District Support Center at 1400 N. Florida Mango Road, in West Palm Beach.  Digital access information... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH- For high school students, now is the time to start thinking about their post-graduate plans, and The School District District of Palm Beach County will host its 2018 College and Career Fair from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 18, to provide an opportunity for students learn about  the many college and career options available to... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH - Parents and students will soon have an opportunity to learn about the 310 Choice Programs offered through the School District of Palm Beach County at the annual Showcase of Schools. On Tuesday, October 17 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Expo Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds, representatives from 114 different campuses will be... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH -   College application season is here, and so is the 2018-2019  Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For millions of high school students across the country, completion of the FAFSA form is the first step toward securing federal financial aid for college. “It’s very important to submit (FAFSA) forms as soon as possible, because... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH – The first Advisory Boundary Committee (ABC) Meeting of this year’s boundary cycle will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the Fulton-Holland Educational Services Center. Due to the re-purposing of Odyssey Middle School for the 2018-2019 school year, the ABC will discuss a... Read more »


Three previously scheduled professional development days for teachers in the School District of Palm Beach County have been proposed as make-up days for Hurricane Irma. These days ? October 16, November 3 and January 8, 2018 ? will be presented to the School Board for approval at Wednesday?s regular Board meeting. All Palm Beach County... Read more »


LAKE PARK ? Burlington Stores, Inc., through its partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org, is donating $10,000 to Lake Park Elementary School in celebration of its new store opening in the city. WHAT: Representatives from Burlington Stores will present the check to Lake Park Elementary School principal Michelle Fleming during an assembly WHEN: Friday, September 22, at 2:15 p.m.... Read more »


JUPITER-  Jupiter High School is opening its one-acre landscape nursery for its fall plant sale – offering trees, vines and fruit trees. WHAT: Jupiter High School Horticulture Department’s Fall Plant Sale WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 23 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. (rain or shine) WHERE: Jupiter High School 500 N. Military Trail, Jupiter         Nursery - Entrance is... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH - The Exceptional Student Education Department of the School District of Palm Beach County invites parents of students with special needs to its annual Special Education Parent Universities to provide instructional opportunities and information on services available to their families through the District. WHAT: Special Education Parent Universities WHEN: Session 1: Saturday, September 23 from 8:30 a.m.... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH - The School District of Palm Beach County, in collaboration with the Florida Department of Education, is recognizing Wednesday, September 27, as “Dads Take Your Child to School Day.” Fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, brothers, uncles and father figures are encouraged to take their child to school to make a positive influence and show support for the... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH- All Palm Beach County School District students are eligible to receive free breakfast and lunch through Friday, October 20 due to the impact of Hurricane Irma on the District and state.   Breakfast is always free in Palm Beach County, but for the next month, the School District will also be providing... Read more »


WEST PALM BEACH-  All Palm Beach County Public Schools and District offices will close Thursday, September 7, and Friday, September 8, to allow families to prepare for Hurricane Irma. All afterschool activities, including sports and school meetings, are canceled for Wednesday, September 6, in advance of schools closing on Thursday and Friday. All after-school aftercare programs will remain operational through Wednesday at 6 p.m. Wednesday’s School... Read more »


William T. Dwyer HS Students to Participate in Cyber Crime, Identity Theft and Cyber Bullying Program with Expert PALM BEACH GARDENS - Approximately 100 students from the Academy of Finance, JROTC and Early Childhood Education programs at William T. Dwyer High School will attend a Ted Talk-style presentation about financial cyber crime, online identity theft and... Read more »


In preparation for the total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, the School District of Palm Beach County has created a one-stop shop with resources for safe viewing of the eclipse, links to lesson plans and other information about the eclipse. The site, www.palmbeachschools.org/solar-eclipse, also includes the District?s guidance to schools and to parents regarding... Read more »


  GREENACRES – Fourteen students in the International Spanish Academy (ISA)  at Okeeheelee Middle School were given the opportunity this May to take the Advanced Placement (AP) exam in Spanish Language and Culture — and all 14 of the eighth graders passed. ?Even better,? said Okeeheelee MS principal Dr. David Samore. ?It was with flying... Read more »


LAKE WORTH- More than 900 eager new teachers and teachers new to Palm Beach County  will be treated like celebrities as they walk the red carpet, are greeted by ?paparazzi? and welcomed to the School District as part of TeacherFest at Park Vista High School on Friday, August 4, for a day of seminars and training... Read more »


The School District of Palm Beach County will share a four-year grant with Prime Time Palm Beach County, a nonprofit intermediary organization that serves out-of-school time (OST) programs and practitioners. Through the four-year Partnerships for Social and Emotional Learning Initiative, they will focus on helping elementary school-aged children in Palm Beach County develop positive social... Read more »