BOYNTON BEACH HIGH
Dimensional Harmony won two first place trophies, Best in Category and Best All-Around, at the recent National Choral Competition in Orlando. Sterling Frederick is the group’s director.
BOCA RATON HIGH
Isabelle Tersio, an eleventh-grader, is one of 10 high school students across the nation to receive the Annenberg Scholarship.
HAGEN ROAD ELEMENTARY
Kindergarten round up takes place 9 to 10:15 a.m. Friday in the cafeteria. Students can enroll if they live in the school attendance area and will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1. Registration requirements include two proofs of residence, an original birth certificate, a physical exam and proof of immunization on Florida Form 680. Parents should check the school district website for information concerning a boundary change for Hagen Road Elementary for the upcoming school year. For more information, call the school at 561-292-6701.
Winners in the Young Adult Creative Writing Contest sponsored by the Delray Beach Public Library: middle school poetry, first place, Ryan Milbert, Woodlands Middle; second place, Madeline Claire Uible, Gulfstream Middle; third place, Helen Huisinga, Gulfstream Middle. High school poetry winners were all from Spanish River High: first place, Nicholas DeMartino, second place, Antoine Schneider and third place, Emily Allen. Winners for the middle school short story were all from Woodlands Middle: first place, Kaitlyn Short, second, Natalie Nevin, and tying for third were Rumana Ali and Jasmine Mendez. Winning first place for high school short story was Jessica Luzadas, Spanish River High. The theme of the contest was historical fiction in the form of a short story or poem set in Delray Beach in 1913. Winners received merchandise from Levenger and were recognized at the library’s Centennial Community Day. First place prize winners participated in the library’s Centennial Birthday Bash and attended a writing workshop with bestselling author Frank McKinney in his famous tree house.
The Boynton Woman’s Club awarded $1,000 scholarships to five high school seniors: Jonah Cabada-Costello, Boynton Beach High; Daniel Davy, Trinity Christian High; Gemima Joseph, South Tech High; Brianna Patel, Atlantic High; and Ramona Smith, Lake Worth High.
The district’s Exceptional Student Education Department and the Very Special Arts Florida School Residency Program will host an inaugural performance event at 10 a.m. May 21 at the Kravis Center. Participating students and teachers are from H.L. Johnson Elementary, South Olive Elementary, Royal Palm School and Olympic Heights High. The event will also highlight the artistic achievements of three students: Brian Chen of Palm Beach Central High will perform two pieces of music, while Joshua Blood and Joel Blood, twin brothers at Wellington Landings Middle, will be showcasing some of their artwork.
Compiled by Sy O’Neill. Email school news to firstname.lastname@example.org.