Families affected by government shutdown may qualify for free or reduced lunch

WEST PALM BEACH — Families impacted by the Federal Government shutdown could qualify for free or reduced lunch due to a temporary reduction in household income. The District offers a nutritious lunch to include fruits, vegetables, 100 percent juice, and low-fat or skim milk for $2.05 at elementary schools and $2.30 at secondary schools. However, […]

Mast and Willhite to speak at fall commencement

WEST PALM BEACH — U.S. Rep. Brian Mast and State Rep. Matt Willhite, who both were re-elected to second terms in November, will be the keynote speakers at the Palm Beach State College fall commencement ceremonies for more than 3,000 expected graduates. The ceremonies are set for Dec. 19 at the South Florida Fair Expo […]

KEC/Canal Point Honor Roll Students

CANAL POINT — KEC/Canal Point Elementary students received awards for academic achievement on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Congratulations to the students and their parents for all of the hard work! • Kindergarten: Javen Calderon, Curtisha Davis, A’Milia Haro, Sa’Riyah Robinson, Ruth Bridges, Stacey Gonzalez, Ja’Nasia Holmes, Ken’Nyiah Jackson. Jasper McNeal, Novaizaree Suarez, A’Maiya Thomas and Malachi […]

Level 5 FSA students recognized

CANAL POINT — Korlissia Young, Nadine Razo, Jakiyah Manderville, Willie Logan and Gonzalo Jaimes scored a Level 5 on the 2018 FSA Reading/Math Assessment. The students were recognized at KEC/Canal Point’s honor roll assembly on Dec. 5. KEC/Canal Point Elementary is proud of their students’ academic achievement! Way to Go, Whales!

Gove’s Art Club wins first place in Super Hero Contest

BELLE GLADE — South Florida Fair and Yesteryear Village sponsored an art contest to create a sculpture for Spookyville in Yesteryear Village. The contest was open to schools, groups, organizations or individual artists. The challenge was to create a sculpture that was at least 60 inches tall, made of recycled materials that could stand on […]

Pioneer Park Elementary News

BELLE GLADE — Students, staff and families turned out in record numbers to enjoy the fourth annual Trunk or Treat event at Pioneer Park Elementary School (PPES). The staff went all out to decorate their trunks, but the witches of third and fourth grades really stole the show. The cows made the first grade proud […]

WTEC to hold induction ceremony Dec. 11

BELLE GLADE — West Technical Education Center, 2625 N.W. 16th St., will induct 10 students into the National Adult Education Honor Society on Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m. in the schools’ atrium. Students chosen for this prestigious recognition are working towards their GED and/or learning English as a second language. The inductees have demonstrated […]

Channel 12’s Christiansen gives a ‘live’ weather class

PAHOKEE — Second-graders participating in Pahokee Elementary School’s International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program got a special treat Friday, Nov. 16. They experienced a science lesson that many of the children probably will never forget: a first-person tale of how much you can learn studying just one field all your life to the point where you […]

Pahokee MHS rocks City Place

Pahokee Middle High School participated in the City Place Christmas Concert. Students from the middle and high school entice the audience under the direction of Alain Goindoo, the band director and teacher at Pahokee Middle School campus. The activity was held at City Place in West Palm Beach on Nov. 26.

PMHS music teacher wins Palm Beach Symphony 2018 Instrumental Music Teacher of the Year award

PAHOKEE — Pahokee Middle High School music teacher, Alain Goindoo, won the Palm Beach Symphony 2018 Instrumental Music Teacher of the Year Award for Palm Beach County. Mr. Goindoo built the program from zero to 74 students in the first year and now to 90 students in the second year. He created a band program at […]