Palm Beach County Schools

IT’S OFFICIAL: New Principals For Several Area Schools

The Palm Beach County School District is announcing several principal changes for the upcoming school year. Pictured, above, are the leaders named in the press release, below.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Palm Beach County School District) — Schools with new principals for the 2016-2017 school year include: Acreage Pines Elementary School – Darline Karbowski Boca Raton Community High School – Dr. Suzanne King Calusa Elementary School – Dianne Rivelli-Schreiber William T. Dwyer High School – Joe DePasquale Everglades Elementary School – Dwan…

Waters Edge Elementary Principal Leaving To Head Calusa

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Waters Edge principal Diane Rivelli-Schreiber is leaving the top ranked elementary school in West Boca for the top spot at Calusa Elementary. Calusa, long considered one of the top schools in Palm Beach County, was surpassed by both Morkami Elementary and Waters Edge in a recent review of testing scores.…

SOURCES: Saturnia Isles To Be Rezoned, No Longer Attend Waters Edge Elementary

Saturnia Isles

UPDATE 7:42p June 1: The Palm Beach County School District says this is “incorrect,” however we have learned the longtime agreement is in fact scheduled to conclude — even if it does not lead to immediate change.  Expect an update. Note: this article has been updated to distinguish between gifted and non-gifted elementary programs. BOCA…

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

lance gondek

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

Logo for the Palm Beach County School District.

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…