PMSHS band camp hits sweet high note

PAHOKEE — Pahokee Middle Senior High School (PMSHS) started the year at full volume, sending its new and experienced band students to the Hope Symphony Summer Band Camp at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Summer Band Camp is a comprehensive five-day summer band camp that provides a high-quality college experience for approximately 45 elementary and middle […]

Office Depot helps kids with supplies

BELLE GLADE — Age-appropriate music and the vibrant sound of cheers and high-fives from Office Depot ambassadors filled the cafeteria of Belle Glade Elementary School on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Students and teachers were recognized by Boca Raton-based company Office Depot under its Start Proud! initiative, which donates school supplies to selected schools throughout the nation. […]

7 Glades students awarded foundation scholarships

Seven students from the Glades’ two high schools were among 108 local students who received a total of $1.07 million worth of scholarships awarded by the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties this year. The foundation announced the beneficiaries of its donors’ largesse on July 24. The $1,069,500 in scholarships awarded by the […]

Gove Elementary School News

Welcome Back! BELLE GLADE — Gove Elementary School is pleased to announce that Gove Elementary raised their school grade to a “C” on the Florida Standards Assessment. Well done Gove staff, students and parents! Together, they will continue to improve the school’s grade, slow and steady. To help make this happen, many teachers took time […]

School bus schedules posted, get ready to ride

WEST PALM BEACH — School bus schedules and routes were posted online Aug. 6 at 8 a.m. and are available through the Transportation Call Center. Families are encouraged to check the bus stops and schedules as routes may change from year-to-year. To find your child’s bus stop location by address and school, find answers to […]

School Board approves calendar change, no school on Primary Election Day

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Palm Beach County schools will be closed on Tuesday, Aug. 28, after the School Board approved a revision to the 2018-2019 school calendar. August 28 is Primary Election Day in Florida, and many School District of Palm Beach County schools are used as polling places. The School Board proposed the change […]

Glades Central High dress code for school year 2018-19

BELLE GLADE — Glades Central Community High School is in support of a uniform style of dress. Students are required to wear uniforms Monday through Friday. Uniform guidelines: • Shirts – Collared polo or button-down shirts in any color or School Spirit shirts (must follow the guidelines of the district). Not accepted for boys or […]

Glades View students take part in a Disney musical

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce the four Palm Beach County public elementary schools that have been selected to participate in its 2018-19 Disney Musicals in Schools program. The program is an outreach initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Productions to create sustainable theater programs in under-resourced elementary schools. […]

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. 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 […]