Saint Joseph’s School students celebrate with Hispanic Food Festival

  • Sy O'Neill
  • Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
12:00 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 Local
Middle School Spanish and Spanish Honors students at Saint Joseph’s Episcopal School recently presented a Hispanic Food Festival. Students donned cultural outfits, created display boards, and served food based on their chosen country. Seventh-graders Kyle Stokes (left) and William Tirado were proud of their Puerto Rico presentation.

Members of the Boca Raton Bicycle Club will be visiting every elementary school in Boca Raton on Tuesday to give bikes to children. Three boys and three girls from each grade at each school will receive a new bike, lock and helmet from the club as part of its annual give-away.

The school district has named its outstanding volunteers of the year. Kayla Abramowitz, a sophomore at William T. Dwyer High and founder of Kayla Cares 4 Kids, is the Outstanding Youth Volunteer. Terri Priori, who has volunteered at five schools in the district and is presently at Palm Beach Central High, is the Outstanding Adult Volunteer. Robert D. Miller Jr., the Outstanding Senior Volunteer, has volunteered his time at the elementary (Lincoln, Roosevelt, Washington, Westward and Northmore), middle (John F. Kennedy, Roosevelt), and high school (Twin Lakes, Palm Beach Lakes) levels for more than 46 years.

The GladesFest teacher job fair takes place 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Glades Region Office, 2625 NW 16th St., Belle Glade. At least a dozen positions are vacant and ready to be filled at one of the 12 schools in the Glades area. Teachers hired in the Glades earn an annual supplement of $3,750, have the opportunity to obtain additional jobs to supplement income, gain professional development and earn leadership and career advancement. For more information, email melicia.charleston@palmbeachschools.org.

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