Palm Beach County Schools

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…

PALM BEACH SCHOOLS: Decision By Mid-Day Sunday For Storm Closure

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County School District says it will decide by mid-day Sunday whether or not to close schools for Tropical Storm Erika. From the school district: Officials from the School District of Palm Beach County continue to monitor Tropical Storm Erika, and will make a decision by midday Sunday…

OPEN OR CLOSED? Erika To Test New PB Schools Chief Avossa

Robert Avossa

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The first real test of new Palm Beach County Schools Superintendent Robert Avossa’s handling of school closures may come this weekend. Tropical Storm Erika is on an uncertain path, which makes opening — or closing — schools Monday a tough call. For now, schools are set to be open. We…

PB Schools Chief Apologizes For Massive Bus Delays

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach Schools Superintendent Robert Avossa is off to a not so great start, as school bus problems are creating massive delays for what’s estimated as being tens of thousands of students.  Tonight, Avossa emailed  the following letter to parents: Wednesday, August 19, 2015 Dear Families and Students, Thank you…