Jupiter High hosts annual winter plant sale Saturday



The Horticulture Department will host its winter plant sale, rain or shine, from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the school, 500 N. Military Trail. The nursery entrance is off of Toney Penna Drive, just west of Military Trail. All the plants are grown and nurtured by students in the program. Among the offerings are trees, vines and fruit trees. Red, pink and white poinsettias in 1-, 2- and 3-gallon containers will be available, priced $10-30. To pre-order poinsettias, email derrick.crum@palmbeachschools.org.


Parents are invited to have a night out 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. Youngsters can be dropped off in the cafeteria, where they will eat pizza, watch movies and play games. Children must be Allamanda students and must be pre-registered for this event. Call 561-803-7200 for more information.

The Chorus and Drama Club invites families to a night of music and performance beginning at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria.

Families are invited to make gingerbread houses, do some holiday shopping and enjoy a keyboard performance, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 14 in the cafeteria. Students brought in more than 152 pounds of leftover Halloween candy to use as building material for the gingerbread houses. The Holiday Shop will be open for students to buy gifts. Food will be available for purchase. Santa will be on hand for pictures. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


An open house will begin at 8 a.m. Dec. 9 at the school, 4176 Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens. RSVP to Pam Tripp at 561-209-2474 to reserve a spot.


George Snow Scholarship Fund applications are available. Need-based scholarships are available to students in Palm Beach County. Students applying for these scholarships can attend any accredited college, university, vocational/technical school and major in any subject. The deadline to apply is Feb. 1. Apply at https://app.wizehive.com/appform/login/gssf2017.

Entries are now being accepted for the seventh annual Alcohol Prevention Poster Contest, in which students have the opportunity to compete for two $1,000 scholarships, have their work featured on school buses and on display during the South Florida Fair. Contest rules and the contest entry form are available at www.pbcbusposter.org. The deadline for entering is Friday.

The GladesFest Teacher Job Fair takes place Dec. 9 at Glades Region Office, 2625 NW 16th St., Belle Glade. The fair will feature jobs in Belle Glade, Pahokee, South Bay, and Canal Point. Interviews will be held at the event, and job offers may be made the same day. The district offers an annual $3,750 supplement to teachers at schools in the Glades, as well as professional development, leadership and career advancement, and additional jobs to supplement income.

Sign-in will be 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., with a welcome and orientation planned for 9 to 9:45. Interviews will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Candidates are encouraged to bring documents required for employment to the event. For more information on registering for the event, call 561-434-8430.



The school’s annual gala will take place at 6 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Pelican Yacht Club in Fort Pierce. Tickets to the Masquerade Ball are $100 per person and can be purchased on the school’s website. Guests will receive a complimentary drink ticket, dinner and entertainment. Silent and live auctions are planned. Those wishing to be a sponsor, advertiser or donor should fill out the participation form on the website by Dec. 16.

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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