Back to School website for new school year

WEST PALM BEACH — School begins on Monday, Aug. 13, and now is the time to begin preparations for the return to the classroom. The School District of Palm Beach County has created a Back to School website with everything families need to get ready to return to district schools. PalmBeachSchools.org/BacktoSchool is a one-stop shop […]

WTEC registration & testing

BELLE GLADE — West Technical Education Center, 2625 State Hwy 715 in Belle Glade, is now being accepting applications for Adult Education and Pre-Apprenticeship programs. They are offering ABE/GED, ESOL, carpentry, HVAC, electrical, welding, and plumbing. For information contact 561-829-4620. Carpentry, HVAC, electrical, welding, and plumbing pre-registration dates will be accepted through Aug. 23 from […]

Barbering program puts PBSC a cut and shave above

BELLE GLADE — A new barbering program is about to get underway on Palm Beach State College’s Belle Glade campus, and the timing couldn’t be better. With many licensed barbers nearing retirement age, and millennial males clamoring for the latest hair and beard styles, the demand for new barbers is growing fast. PBSC’s Barbering program […]

School Police Department receives full accreditation

WEST PALM BEACH — The Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) has approved full reaccreditation for the School District of Palm Beach County School Police Department. This is the sixth time that the school police department has received accreditation since 2003. Accreditation, a highly-prized recognition of law enforcement professional excellence, certifies that the department’s […]

Old Pahokee High building gets a facelift

Workers are preparing the exterior walls of the old Pahokee High School for painting and repairs as part of a facelift that the city is giving the entire building. It will include landscaping as well, to help remove an eyesore that the property had become in recent years of disuse.

Rosenwald Elementary School News

3rd annual Summer Academy SOUTH BAY — Rosenwald will have it’s 3rd Summer Academy on Monday through Thursday, beginning June 18 until July 12 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. with breakfast being provided at 8 a.m. A bus will be available for those students eligible to ride the bus during the school year. Incoming […]

District kicks off free summer meal program

PALM BEACH COUNTY — School’s out for the summer, but students are still hungry, and the School District’s School Food Service Department is offering free meals for all children in Palm Beach County. Schools across the District will be serving free, nutritionally balanced breakfasts and lunches to children through the age of 18 at school […]

WOT mentees receive scholarships

PAHOKEE — All Women of Tomorrow mentee graduates of Pahokee Middle Senior High School (PHS) received four-year scholarships during the WOT annual Graduation and Scholarship Luncheon. Pahokee High was the only high school to have all mentees receive scholarships. Pictured are the students and their sponsor. Front row: Miriam Baltazar, $250 ($1,000 total), Paula Lugo, […]

Gove Elementary School News

Gove Elementary explores the world during Multicultural Night Multicultural Night was held on Monday, May 14. The theme was “Exploring the Seven Continents.” Gove’s Steel Band Club, under the direction of music teacher Mr. Bethel, opened up the night with a selection that focused on the many cultures of the world. Each grade group worked […]

Gove teacher honored with the Dwyer award School District of Palm Beach County

WEST PALM BEACH — The Economic Council of Palm Beach County Inc. in partnership with the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County Inc. is pleased to announce the recipients of the 34th Annual William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education. • Elementary Education: Bridget M. Lutz, Gove Elementary School • Middle School Education: Porschia […]