The big news at schools across Palm Beach County on Monday morning was supposed to be the start of the all-important FCAT — a morning of jitters, of last-minute exhortations from teachers, of shuffling off to testing areas.
There was bigger, sadder news, however, at John F. Kennedy Middle School, where Monday was a day of mourning.
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3:30 p.m.: Riviera Beach Mayor Thomas Masters will have a news conference at 3:30 p.m. at Hilltop Baptist Church on West 30th Street in Riviera Beach to talk about his work with funeral homes to provide free services to the victims’ families.
5 p.m. to 7 p.m.: John F. Kennedy Middle School, on Blue Heron Boulevard east of Congress Avenue in Riviera Beach, will hold a candlelight vigil for student Makita Campbell, one the girls killed in the crash