Palm Beach County Schools

POLICE INVESTIGATING FIGHT IN SOUTH COUNTY PARK: WEST BOCA HS GIRL VS. OLYMPIC HEIGHTS GIRL

West Boca High School Girl Fight

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fight between two girls in South County Regional Park. The fight was caught on video. Police want to speak with witnesses. (Have the video? Let us know at news (at) BocaNewsNow.com). From PBSO: “On Thursday, December 21, 2017, two students; one…

Nothing To See Here: Whispering Pines Fire Alarm Malfunction Draws Fire, Police

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Parents of students at A-rated Whispering Pines Elementary School in West Boca Raton are receiving calls this hour from school officials assuring them that all was — and is — fine following an unexpected series of fire drills at the school. A planned fire drill was followed by a malfunctioning…

Top Honors For West Boca High’s Wind Ensemble, Invited To Major Festival

West Boca High Wind Ensemble

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: PBSD) — West Boca Raton Community High School’s Wind Ensemble has been invited to perform at the 2018 Music for All National Festival, presented by Yamaha, the nation’s most prestigious festival for scholastic musical ensembles. The 27th annual festival will take place in Indianapolis, Indiana, March 15 – 17, 2018. The…

TEACHER TROUBLE: iReady Is NOT Homework In Palm Beach County

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com has learned that teachers throughout Palm Beach County are assigning iReady as mandatory homework in elementary schools, in direct violation of Palm Beach County School District policy. As we have reported, iReady is Palm Beach County’s $6-Million, arguably highly ineffective online assessment system created by Curriculum Associates of Massachusetts.…