Palm Beach County Schools

Palm Beach County Schools Graduation To Air Live On TV, Online

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Because nothing builds that personal, close connection to your high school class than a mass graduation nowhere near your school, the Palm Beach County School District today revealed plans to allow folks to watch graduation on cable instead of driving to a part of the county (aka Fair Grounds) nowhere…

Student Battle Of The Bands Set For Olympic Heights High School

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Swing bands from four Palm Beach County schools will participate in a “Battle of the Bands” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22 at Olympic Heights High School. The concert, featuring groups from Don Estridge Middle School, Olympic Heights High School, Palm Beach Central High School and Park Vista High School, is free…

Olympics Heights Students Honored For Brilliant SECME Performance

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Students of the Olympic Heights SECME team competed at the District Olympiad that was held at Santaluces High School on Saturday, March 28th. They were the defending champions, and they needed to place in almost every one of the 8 categories in order to retain their title. The team worked hard…

Top Honors For Olympic Heights High School Future Leaders

Top Row (Left to Right) – Chef Eric Schlossberg, Allison Kraus, Jenna Cammarano, Cristal Rivera, Anielyse Daniel, Melanie Sosa, Natalia Velez, Damian Gonzalez, Shelby Black-Smith, David Maxxwell Padron, Ashley Jean-Baptiste, Brandon Arnone, Whitney Vilsaint, Natalie Marsal, Shaunta Wright, Lauren Brito, Annie Coen, Taina Alexis, and Mrs. Kelly Hampton.  Bottom Row (Left to Right) – Leah Brand, Brianna Glick, Kisha Saint Louis, Aylin Morales, Vivianna Hernandez, Brianna Sylfont, Celeste Elkin, and Jeneva Ontaneda.  Not Pictured – Reema Hamade.  (Courtesy: Palm Beach County Schools).

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Palm Beach County School District) — Members of the Olympic Heights High School FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) Club participated in the 2015 State FCCLA Competition, from March 6 to March 9 in Orlando. FCCLA is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for students in grades…

Preparing For Kindergarten? Meet And Greet Sessions Set Countywide

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Palm Beach County School District) — Parents getting ready to send their children to kindergarten will have an opportunity to learn more about their new school and teachers, meet administrators and visit classrooms during Kindergarten Round Ups at elementary schools throughout the district. These sessions are a great time to learn…

Florida Assessment Testing Resumes Thursday

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (From Palm Beach County School District) — Superintendent E. Wayne Gent directed middle and high school principals to resume the computer-based writing portion of the Florida Standards Assessment tests, which had been suspended due to technical issues the state was experiencing with the testing portal. Florida Department of Education officials have expressed…

Holocaust Educator Award Set For Olympic Heights High School Teacher

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Advisory From Palm Beach County School District) — For Olympic Heights High School teacher Michael Klein, the Holocaust is not just a subject he teaches in the classroom. It’s an integral part of his family’s history. Klein’s parents both survived the Holocaust, and those experiences helped shape him as a person and…

GREAT STORY: West Boca Sisters, Part Of Foster Program, Helped By AT&T

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — In a wonderful show of corporate citizenship, AT&T is helping two sisters — both in the foster care system — as they prepare for graduation and college. Here is a media release fro AT&T: As part of a $300,000 contribution from AT&T, 15 year-old sophomore twins Gabriella and Yasmina Morales, and their…

The “Drowsy Chaperone” To Awaken At Boca Community High

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory)– The award-winning Boca Raton Community High School Drama Department presents the multi-TONY Award winning musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone on February 26-March 1. Be transported to the magical and wonderful world of the Jazz Age! The Man in Chair, a Broadway fanatic, seeking to cure his “non-specific sadness”, listens to…