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SEMINOLE RIDGE HIGH

Five members of the school’s chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America — Jonathan Almanzar, Julia Galvan, Caitlin Hetchler, Gena Rai and Emma Thiery — attended the organization’s state leadership conference in Orlando during spring break. Hetchler and Thiery, in the Hospitality Management competition, won a statewide third place, qualifying them for the FBLA national leadership conference in Anaheim, California, this summer.

The Army JROTC took part with in the statewide drill and color guard competition April 1 in Lakeland. Among the winners was the Hawk Battalion’s male unarmed squad, which earned fifth place. The cadets were the first in the history of the school’s JROTC program to place at the state level.

Students of the Week for April 3–7: Dustin Rockwood, Madison Herzig, Makenna Po and Christopher Hart.

CARDINAL NEWMAN HIGH

The Department of Fine Arts will feature the Newman Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble, as well as the Newman Chorus and Dance Ensemble, in the Spring Concert at 7 p.m. Friday. The program will be presented at the Watson B. Duncan Theatre on the campus of Palm Beach State College in Lake Worth. Advance tickets for students are $7. Tickets are $10 at the door.

PALM BEACH MARITIME ACADEMY

Kindergarten Round-Up for registered students will be at 6 p.m. April 27.

WELLINGTON ELEMENTARY

Kindergarten Round-Up is 8:30 to 10 a.m. Friday in the cafeteria. Participants can tour the school, pick up a kindergarten registration packet and ask questions. To register, parents/guardians must have a completed SY18 registration form; photo identification of parent/guardian; two current utility bills in parent/guardian’s name as proof of address; Immunization Record Form; Physical Examination Form; and original birth certificate or other proof of birth. The school’s address is 13000 Paddock Drive. Call the school at 561-651-0600 for more information.

BRIEFLY

The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is offering need-based scholarships through the Sharyn and Stuart Frankel College and Post Graduate Academic Scholarship Fund. Students are eligible for up to $2,500 per academic year. The deadline to apply is May 7. A complete list of eligibility requirements and applications are available online at www.jtipalmbeach.org/camp/frankel.

Seminole Ridge, Palm Beach Central, Royal Palm Beach and Wellington high schools will host their second annual Junior Parent Night beginning at 6 p.m. May 3 on the Wellington High campus. Parents and their junior students from these partner schools can learn about the college admission process and financial aid resources from more than 30 colleges and community agencies.

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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