Seven eighth-grade Rosarian Academy students received recognition for their science experiments at the Palm Beach Regional Science & Engineering Fair Awards Ceremony on January 18, 2018, at Santaluces Community High School.
The BDB worked with the School District and CareerSource Palm Beach County to bring together high schools and local companies so that students could learn about career paths and the possibilities that are open to them as the county continues to attract more employers. Students enjoyed interaction with employers and workers in the growing sectors of Life Sciences, Aerospace/Aviation/Engineering, Business Financial Services, and Manufacturing. Other industries represented were Construction/Trades, Real Estate, Hospitality, Tourism, Public Safety, Healthcare, Entrepreneurship, Education, Government, and Exercise Science.
(BELLE GLADE, Fla. – Feb. 2, 2018) Palm Beach State College’s Heavy Equipment Mechanics program, based on the Belle Glade campus, has received ASE Training Program accreditation by the ASE Education Foundation. The foundation is affiliated with the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), the industry’s leading certifier of automotive and diesel professionals.
West Palm Beach, Fla. (Jan. 19, 2018) – The year 2017 ended with among the lowest unemployment rates in a decade for Palm Beach County – 3.6 percent for December 2017 — down from 4.6 percent a year ago and below November’s 3.8 percent. The county’s rate was lower than the state’s 3.7 percent and the nation’s 3.9 percent (all numbers not seasonally adjusted), according to reports released today from CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
The School District of Palm Beach County will observe Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on Friday, February 2, and encourages businesses and organizations throughout Palm Beach County to show students how their classroom lessons apply in the workplace.
The School District of Palm Beach County’s graduation rate for the 2016-2017 school year reached a historic high mark, ranking first among Florida’s large, urban school districts and exceeding the state’s graduation rate for the Class of 2017, according to figures released Wednesday by the Florida Department of Education.
West Palm Beach, Fla. (Dec. 22, 2017) – CareerSource Palm Beach County has some gifts for career seekers this holiday season.
It’s 5:30 p.m. on a Thursday, and Gladys Tomlin enters her classroom at Glades Central High School. Her hair is perfectly coiffed. Her outfit includes a belted sweater and matching layers. Her nails are hot pink, her ring fingers have an accent of silver sparkles. A gold cross hangs from a chain over her turtleneck.
Glades Day tight end Jorge Acosta is the lone Palm Beach County athlete selected to compete in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association’s 63rd North/South All-Star Football Classic.