Palm Beach County Schools

TAXING: PBC Schools May Seek Sales Tax Increase

Robert Avossa

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County Schools) —  Superintendent Robert Avossa, Ed.D., will begin exploring a partnership with Palm Beach County, municipalities and the Palm Beach County Cultural Council to seek a sales tax that will fund critical infrastructure improvements and support important cultural institutions throughout the county. Board members asked Dr. Avossa…

WAY TO GO! Eagles Landing Middle School Counselor Wins Statewide Award

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County School District) — The Florida School Counselor Association honored two School District of Palm Beach County counselors for their outstanding work with students and their contributions to their profession. Lance Gondek, a middle school counselor working with seventh grade students at Eagles Landing Middle School in Boca…

Omni Middle, Boca Raton Middle School Day Times Change

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com)(Source: Palm Beach County School District) — The School District of Palm Beach County will change start and dismissal times at four district-operated middle schools, effective Monday, Oct. 26. The following schools will be affected by the change, which are part of a revised transportation schedule for the District. The schools and their…

Four Boca Schools Received Recalled Apple Slices

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — At least four Boca area schools confirm they received apple slices that have been recalled. It is unclear if students were served the apples. There have been no reports of sickness. The Palm Beach County School District says Hammock Pointe Elementary, Loggers Run Middle School, Omni Middle School and Sandpiper…

Boca High PTSA Sponsors Annual College and Career Fair

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Boca High PTSA is hosting our 4th Annual College and Career Fair on Tuesday, September 29th from 6:00 -8:00 in the gymnasium. There will be over 60 universities, technical schools & colleges, and educational vendors participating. This event is open to all Boca High students, families, area schools, and the community free of charge. —————-…

PB Schools Hiring Bus Drivers

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — As the cleanup continues following this school year’s difficult start on the transportation front, the Palm Beach County School District is looking to hire a few good bus drivers. From the Palm Beach County School District: The School District of Palm Beach County’s Transportation Services department will hold its latest job…

WHEELS ON THE BUS: Avossa To Investigate School District Transportation Woes

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Capping a very good week for new Palm Beach County School Superintendent Robert Avossa — already receiving praise for his public takedown of the Florida Standards Assessment  — an investigation has been ordered into the School District’s transportation problems. Avossa ordered the investigation. As readers likely know, Palm Beach County has…

WE APPLAUD: Palm Beach County Schools Takes Issue With Florida Standards Assessment

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Our view is simply put: standardized testing is a horrible and anxiety inducing way to determine how children are learning in school. And it sure seems that new Palm Beach County Schools Superintendent Robert Avossa doesn’t disagree. Here is a media released transmitted today by the Palm Beach County School District — we applaud…

BREAKING: Palm Beach County Schools Are OPEN On Monday

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County Schools will be open on Monday. From the School District: Sunday Update: All Palm Beach County School District schools and facilities will be open as scheduled Monday, August 31. Any effects of once Tropical Storm Erika are minimal and no damage has been reported. Transportation and buses…