November 2021

Woordchel Neossaint
Twelve Students Recognized for Positive Character Traits in November
11/30/2021
At Royal Palm School, Woordchel Neossaint is known for being respectful of his teachers in addition to being a reliable source of support and friendship to his peers.
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Greeting Card Winners
Student Winners Selected in Annual Superintendent’s Greeting Card Contest
11/30/2021
For the sixth year in a row, student artists were encouraged to enter the Superintendent’s Holiday Greeting Card contest, seizing the opportunity to showcase their talent and creativity.
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District Employees of the Year
Finalists Announced for Annual Recognition of District Employees of the Year in Key Roles
11/30/2021
The School District has announced its finalists for the 2021 Palm Beach County Principal of the Year, Assistant Principal of the Year, Teacher of the Year, and School-Related Employee of the Year.
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Songs of the Season
Songs of the Season Lifts Spirits and Brings Holiday Cheer
11/19/2021
Each holiday season, the School District of Palm Beach County eagerly anticipates showcasing the lyrical skills of its multi-talented student musicians and singers.
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SDPBC Board Members & individuals from the Village of Wellington
Village of Wellington Donates Nearly $400K to Wellington Schools
11/18/2021
The Village of Wellington continues to serve as an outstanding supporter of the School District of Palm Beach County, with its generous Keely Spinelli Grant donation to District schools located in Wellington.
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A Message
Visitor Facial Covering Update 11/18/21
11/18/2021
As you may be aware, the School District recently relaxed facial covering rules for students and staff. While parents have the ability to opt-out, facial coverings are strongly encouraged for staff, but not mandatory.
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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2021
Global Entrepreneurship Week 2021
11/18/2021
Young entrepreneurs from all over The School District of Palm Beach County hear inspirational experiences from area business leaders, thanks to a partnership with Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast.
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A solder with his family
Military Reunion
11/18/2021
There is nothing better than a military father surprising his children after several months overseas. And Sergeant Colin Eichenmuller’s reunion with his two sons Tommy and Liam at their schools did not disappoint.
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2022-2023 Calendar
School Board Approves 2022-2023 Academic Calendar
11/17/2021
The School District of Palm Beach County School Board approved the academic calendar for the 2022-2023 school year during the November 17 Board meeting.
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Frank Barbieri, Karen Brill
School Board Re-Elects Barbieri as Board Chair and Brill as Vice-Chair
11/17/2021
The School District of Palm Beach County School Board has elected Frank A. Barbieri, Jr., Esq. the Board Chair, and Karen Brill as the Board Vice-Chair for the second consecutive year.
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Students in a hallway
Students’ Bilingual Skills on Display as Tour Guides for Norton Museum Exhibition
11/15/2021
From October 23, 2021 through February 6, 2022, the Norton Museum of Art will present Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Mexican Modernism from the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, featuring the display of more than 150 art pieces.
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Galaxy scrub nature trail
Galaxy Scrub Nature Trail Opens
11/15/2021
This past year, the City of Boynton Beach, Galaxy Elementary, and the Department of Environmental & Conservation Services collaborated to install interpretive nature trail signs located at the Galaxy Sand Pine Scrub Preserve adjacent to Galaxy Elementary School. The trail is an opportunity for students to learn about native plants and animals living in the scrub.
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American Military Hero Dog Monument
Students Win Big in American Military Hero Dog Monument Naming Contest
11/15/2021
Two Palm Beach County School District students are the winners of the Tri-County Animal Rescue's American Military Hero Dog Monument naming contest.
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Veterans Day Celebration
Veterans Day Celebration (2021)
11/15/2021
The School District of Palm Beach County thanks all veterans, especially those who are now District employees. The annual Veterans Day Ceremony showed appreciation for their heroism, strength, and sacrifice.
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Seminole Ridge Scholarship Nominee
Seminole Ridge Student Receives U.S. Presidential Scholar Nomination
11/11/2021
Nakia Thawe has been named a U.S. Presidential Scholar - CTE Nominee, recognizing her academic excellence in two career and technical education programs at her school.
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Consul General of Spain Visits Spanish Academy
Consul General of Spain Visits International Spanish Academy
11/09/2021
For the first time, the Consul General of Spain in Miami visited Okeeheelee Middle to tour and honor the school's International Spanish Academy.
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Florida Five Star
Northmore Elementary School Receives its First Five Star Award
11/09/2021
Northmore Elementary was one of 33 District schools that received the coveted Five Star Award for family involvement, volunteerism, school advisory councils, student community service, and business partnerships.
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National School Psychology Week Focuses on Getting in GEAR
11/08/2021
During the week of November 8-12, schools throughout the United States will celebrate National School Psychology Week to highlight the important work done by school psychologists and other educators that helps students thrive.
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Informative Lessons and Personal Narratives Provide Valuable Insight to Students During Holocaust Education Week
11/08/2021
The School District of Palm Beach County observes Monday, November 8 through Friday, November 12 as Holocaust Education Week, in accordance with Florida House Bill 1213, and Florida Statutes 1003.42(g).
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A message
Facial Coverings Update, effective Monday November 8, 2021
11/06/2021
Based on a new development at the State level, the School District will be moving to an opt-out status for facial coverings for students in all grade levels beginning this Monday, November 8, rather than on November 15 as you were originally informed.
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Student in front of a smart board
Leaders for Life Winner (2021)
11/04/2021
Congratulations to Moshammet Jarin from Glades Central High School for being selected as one of twelve finalists across Florida for the Take Stock in Children’s Leaders for Life Fellowship.
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Heroes For Education Run/Walk
Annual Heroes For Education Run/Walk Raises Money for Public Education
11/03/2021
More than 1,000 people put their best foot forward for public education on October 31 at John Prince Park in Lake Worth. The “Heroes for Education Run/Walk” raised money for the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County.
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Hispanic Heritage celebration
Hispanic Heritage Celebration at New Horizons Elementary
11/02/2021
To close out Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration was held to celebrate the diverse cultures of the Latino community. There was a parade, projects on display, and performances from fellow International Spanish Academy schools John I. Leonard High and Okeeheelee Middle.
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Kennedi Figurs
Character Now! Program Recognizes Students for Kindness, Citizenship, Growth, and More
11/02/2021
Every day at John F. Kennedy Middle School, you’ll find eighth grade student Kennedi Figurs working hard to achieve her goals and helping her peers do the same
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