Palm Beach County Schools

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.…

HURRICANE IRMA: PBC SCHOOLS CLOSED UNTIL MONDAY

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Palm Beach County Schools are officially closed until Monday. Superintendent Robert Avossa reports that FPL’s power problems are trickling down to the school level — there’s no power and, of course, air conditioning in several schools countywide. An assessment concerning reopening Monday will be made over the next few days.

HURRICANE IRMA: #FPLDISASTER — NO STATUS UPDATES FOR DELRAY BEACH

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Delray Beach residents are legitimately fuming as FPL has not updated repair status at all for thousands of customers who lost power in the first moments of the storm. Filing outage reports in the 5am hour Sunday, many of the homeowners contacting BocaNewsNow.com are in newer communities with largely underground…