Fun Day Planned For Addison Mizner Elementary

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The annual fun day carnival at Addison Mizner Elementary School in Boca is set for November 2nd. From Palm Beach County Schools: The first Saturday in November (November 2nd) is Addison Mizner Elementary School (AMES) Family Fun Day. Starting at 10am, and running until 3pm, AMES Family Fun Day will be the Carnival Event of […]

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Boca Area Public School Students Named To National Merit List

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The list of area National Merit Semifinalists continues to grow. We just received the Boca-area honorees from the Palm Beach County School District. Congratulations to all: BOCA RATON COMMUNITY H. S. Agar, Phineas A. Antonello, Richard DeDominico, Anthony M. Durham, Trenton L. Lawton, Ryan S. Marzolini, Daniela Sowapark, Montita Teller, […]

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Speeding In Palm Beach County School Zones Is Costly

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — School starts Monday in Palm Beach County which means a return of flashing yellow lights and the police who are often ready to write tickets to drivers who think the rules don't apply to them. A reminder: speeding in a school zone automatically doubles whatever fine you would normally receive […]

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Where's Your Bus Stop? PB Schools Tries To Help, Kinda Fails

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Without trying to over-editorialize, the Palm Beach County School District is already failing in its attempt to make information easier for parents and students to obtain. The school district, which recently parted ways with its long time director of public information, brought in a replacement from Office Depot — a […]

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DISTURBING: FCAT Scores Reveal Trouble In Palm Beach County Schools

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The executive summary released by the Palm Beach County School District for the most recently completed third grade FCATs says it all, and reveals what can only be interpreted as a very serious problem in the county-wide education of young children in the areas of math and reading. “From FY2012 […]

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Palm Beach County Schools Launch Allergy Awareness Week

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Allergies — and specifically, food allergies — are a very serious problem in any institutional environment. The Palm Beach County School district is launching a week dedicated to the issue, and it starts on Monday. Food allergies affect nearly 250,000 students in Florida and researchers estimate that up to 15 […]

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Another Championship For Don Estridge Lady Dragons

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A well deserved “congratulations” to the Lady Dragons from Boca's Don Estridge High Tech Middle School for winning, yet again, the Palm Beach County championship. Very proud coach Josh Bender provides the play by play: The Lady Dragons Soccer Team from Don Estridge High Tech Middle school captured its fifth […]

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Top Scholarship For Boca Raton High School Student

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Congratulations — and a scholarship — being sent out this morning to Isabelle Tersio, a Boca Raton Community High School student. According to the Palm Beach County School District: Isabelle Tersio, an eleven grade student at Boca Raton Community High School in Boca Raton, is one of ten high school students across […]

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McDonald's Provides Free Breakfast For FCAT Students

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — In what is somewhat of an annual tradition, McDonald's restaurants through the region will be providing free breakfast to students on the first day of the FCATs, April 15th. From our friends at McDonald's: Participating McDonald’s restaurants in Palm Beach and Treasure Coast counties and around the state are inviting […]

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