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Story nights to be held BELLE GLADE — Palm Beach County Library Belled Glade Branch, 725 N.W. Fourth St., will host Black History Month Story Nights on Tuesday, Feb. 5 and Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 6 p.m. Selected story books featuring black characters will be read aloud. Guest readers include, Mary Ross Wilkerson and City […]

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!

PBC Elementary school hours set

PALM BEACH COUNTY — School times and bell schedules have been posted. Plan now to get your student ready for success by being to school on time every day. Most elementary school hours are 8 a.m. to 2:05 p.m., middle school hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:05 p.m. and high school hours are 7:30 a.m. […]

KEC/Canal Point Elementary Safety Patrols visits Washington, D.C.

CANAL POINT — The K.E. Cunningham/Canal Point Elementary Safety Patrols visited Washington, D.C., for five days recently. Students traveled by train to the nation’s capital. They visited the White House, Mount Vernon, the Lincoln Memorial, the National Air and Space Museum, the Natural History Museum and many other historical sites in the city. Ms. Dupee, […]

Students celebrates 100th Day of School

CANAL POINT — KEC/Canal Point Elementary School celebrated the 100th Day of School in a variety of ways! Students participated in the Principal’s Number Challenge, made delicious snacks, created headbands and participated in STEM activities throughout the week in the Media Center. Students created jump ropes using 100 linking chains, collaborated to build towers, and […]

Halloween photo contest planned

The Sun will hold a Halloween photo costume contest for all ages. Photos must be submitted by email to by 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6. After the entry deadline, contest photos will be uploaded to The Sun Facebook page as a gallery and the Facebook fans will be given a week to choose […]

County reopens additional parks

PALM BEACH COUNTY — The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department will be reopened additional parks Friday after conducting extensive damage assessments, safety inspections and debris removal. Below is a complete list of county-operated parks and facilities in Canal Point and South Bay that reopened Friday, September 15 for general use. Specialized areas such […]

Boil water notice lifted in Pahokee, Canal Point

The Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department announced Wednesday, September 13, that the Boil Water Notice for Pahokee and Canal Point had ended and that water in the area was once again safe for consumption. With the lifting of the Boil Water Notice in Pahokee and Canal Point, all water in the Palm Beach County […]

Residents and visitors reminded to avoid swimming or fishing when visible algal bloom is present

~Toxins detected in algae sample near Canal Point Park in Palm Beach County~ PAHOKEE — The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the Florida Department of Health are reminding residents and visitors to be mindful during summertime recreational activities as the season’s high temperatures, abundant sunlight and frequent rainstorms annually increase the presence of algal […]