Palm Beach Central High SGA scores seven awards at state convention


PALM BEACH CENTRAL HIGH

The Student Government Association brought home seven awards from the state convention in Pensacola: first place, Environmental Concerns, School Service; second, Health and Safety, Fundraising; third, Community Service, State Project. SGA sponsors are Ailyn Barrios and Alex Cordeiro.

SEMINOLE RIDGE HIGH

“Once Upon a Mattress,” a musical comedy based on the classic fairy tale ‘The Princess and the Pea,” will be on stage at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and March 10 and 11. Tickets start at $10 are available at the door and through www.showtix4u.com. For group rates and additional information, call 561-422-2655.

SGA will host a dodgeball tournament 3 to 5 p.m. March 10 in the gym. Students must form teams of 10 and designate a team captain to pick up permission slips and registration forms from Melissa Long in Room 6-101. The cost is $10 per player and includes a team T-shirt. All forms and money are due by Tuesday.

Students of the week for Feb. 13-17: Gabriella Pecen, Yony Lucas-Sanchez, Alexandria Beckemeyer and Diamond Blair.

PALM SPRINGS ELEMENTARY

Pinnacle Kids surprised the teachers and staff recently. Robert Restino and Melissa Migliore of showed up with bags of supplies after receiving teacher requests through the www.PinnacleKids.org contact page. Pinnacle Kids is a nonprofit charitable organization that aids individual public schools and their classrooms by meeting special needs.

BRIEFLY

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is inviting students in grades six to 12 to apply to a free summer mentorship program to produce a new adaptation of Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett’s play, “The Diary of Anne Frank,” as adapted by Wendy Kesselman. The show will take place on the theater’s stage Aug. 12.

Applicants for the project will be interviewed and chosen by a committee. Winning students will then take on specific roles throughout the summer months that include producer, director, set designer, costume designer, lighting designer, sound designer, properties designer, stage manager, assistant stage manager, marketing, press relations, development, carpentry/electrics, run crew and wardrobe. The students will then lead three weeks of rehearsals before mounting the show on stage.

The deadline to apply is Monday, with interviews scheduled through March 10. Submission packets are available by visiting www.jupitertheatre.org/youth-artists-chair-program.

The 2017 Dunkin Donuts South/Southwest Florida Scholarship Program is underway. Fifteen $1,000 college scholarships will be awarded to high school students in South and Southwest Florida. Applications are available at www.scholarsapply.org/ddonuts-fl and will be accepted until April 30.

Compiled by Sy O’Neill. Send school news to neighborhood@pbpost.com. Dated items must be sent at least two weeks before the event.



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