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Palm Beach County School District

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  • From segregation to Save The Music

    From segregation to Save The Music
    LAKE WORTH Willie Pyfrom has little patience for the politicians who want to rid classrooms of music. At 78, he has taught band in Palm Beach County classrooms for 54 years. And he points to what he has produced, from some of the poorest communities...
  • PB School Board race has 3 incumbents, 8 new candidates

    Palm Beach County will have at least one new School Board member, and possibly up to four, before the year ends. Three incumbents are being challenged in their re-election bids, while a fourth, Jennifer Prior Brown, is stepping down, leaving an open seat...
  • Earl Maucker, commissioner, Lighthouse Point; former editor, Sun Sentinel

    Earl Maucker, commissioner, Lighthouse Point; former editor, Sun Sentinel
    Last week: We learn this week that exports are down with some of South Florida's top trading partners in Latin America and the Caribbean. Yet there is an enormous opportunity for trade and development in Cuba that we continue to ignore because it is...
  • Deputies: Principal busted after offering $20 to undercover 'hooker'

    Deputies: Principal busted after offering $20 to undercover 'hooker'
    It's summer! School's out! Yippee! And it looks like this 48-year-old school principal was seeking some hot summer fun. Tracy Wayne Shealy, an assistant principal at Royal Palm Beach Community High School, is accused of offering a hooker $20 for some...
  • PB eliminates capital budget shortfall, defers all construction

    The Palm Beach County School District has managed to balance its capital budget for next year and are no longer facing a $60 million shortfall. On Wednesday budget officials said the growth of property values, the sale of the Burt Reynold ranch and...
  • Flash flood warning issued in Palm Beach County

    Flash flood warning issued in Palm Beach County
    A flash flood warning has been issued for southeast Palm Beach County through 4 p.m., the result of thunderstorms and heavy rain in the area. The Palm Beach County School District said American Heritage School of Boca-Delray will be closed on Friday...
  • iPads, Android tablets spread in Florida classrooms

    Some see Apple iPads and Android tablets as luxury items. But one day soon for students and families across Florida they will join the list of must-have school supplies, along with backpacks, pencils and lunch pails. Tablets are a hit with consumers...
  • Career strategies: Assisting the boss propels the team

    Career strategies: Assisting the boss propels the team
    Who: Krystal Harvey What: Harvey is business and operations manager for Caliendo Foods & Imports, LLC. The Delray Beach-based importer of meats, cheeses, pastas, tomatoes and custom-blended signature items, specializes in importing container-sized...
  • Random tests credited with reducing drug use among high-school athletes

    A random drug testing program in Palm Beach County schools is showing positive results in battling substance abuse, but the effort is still small in scale, officials say. Just three high schools — Suncoast, Glades Central and Palm Beach Gardens &#...
  • PU: Urine leaks at high schools foul the air

    Well, this stinks. One student, Caleb Rader, 15, told the Sun-Sentinel that the urine "was seeping through the hallway into the classroom next door." It was supposed to have been a green initiative: About seven years ago, officials at the Palm Beach...
  • Girl, 16, dies after weekend party

    A 16-year-old Wellington student died over the weekend after attending a party at which alcohol was consumed, Palm Beach County sheriff's investigators said. Paramedics who tried to resuscitate Ashley Ramnauth on Sunday found alcohol in her system,...
  • Teenage pregnancy a concern in county

    The Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County is to discuss today the results of a new report on birth statistics. The rate of births to mothers 15-19 increased in 2006 for the first time since 1994 in Palm Beach County, according to the latest...