Eighteen of the 24 Lake Worth Community High School students who were the first from the school to take the EKG (electrocardiogram) certification exams have successfully passed! The students—who participate in the school’s Medical Magnet CHOICE program– took the industry certification exams shortly before the end of the year. These students—many of them bilingual– were [...]
District Has 500 Haitian Employees, 16,000 Haitian Students (The following message went to all 22, 000 district employees this morning.) The School District Family is rallying to help in the relief effort for Haiti in the aftermath of that nation’s worse earthquake in 200 years. Our Superintendent, Chief of Staff Ann Killets and Chief Operating Officer Joe Moore are [...]
Students, parents, employees and community members can look forward to a new School District Web site January 16, 2010. Our official Web site domain will change to palmbeachschools.org The re-designed School District Web site will provide an easier entry point for all users with information organized by audiences: Student, Parent, Community and Employee. Benefits to Web site users [...]
Organizers of the 2010 5K & Fun Run for Childhood Obesity are still signing up participants for Saturday’s race benefitting Palm Beach County Council PTA/PTSA, a countywide organization that benefits school PTAs across the county. Two school teams, South Olive and Freedom Shores Elementary Schools, have already registered school teams. The event is scheduled for [...]
The School District Family is rallying to help in the relief effort for Haiti in the aftermath of that nation’s worse earthquake in 200 years. The devastation in Haiti is severe, and the capitol, Port-au-Prince, home to two million people, is virtually destroyed. At this early stage, the District is partnering with three major organizations to provide assistance, Missionary [...]
The Department of Research and Evaluation has completed an analysis of FY2009 High School Graduation Rate in the Large Urban Florida Districts. The report is available on the web at: http://www.palmbeachschools.org/9054/documents/GradRate_FY09_ExecSum_Big7.pdf For more information, contact Dean Stecker at 561 432-6376.