Equestrian Trails Elementary School students spread holiday cheer

Jan 24, 2018
  • By Sy O'Neill
  • Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
Hoping to spread some holiday cheer, students participating in the Positivity Project at Equestrian Trails Elementary School collected eight boxes of new, unwrapped toys to donate to Toys 4 Tots.

CARDINAL NEWMAN HIGH

Families of eighth-graders are invited to an open house breakfast at 8 a.m. Tuesday in the media center. To RSVP, contact the Director of Admissions Allie Kleisley at 561-683-6266 or email Allison.kleisley@cardinalnewman.com.

The next placement test for incoming freshmen will be 8:45 a.m. to noon Feb. 16. Call 561-683-6266 for more information.

Finalists in the Knights of Columbus Essay and Poster Contest included Kaylie Batallan, Morgan Sousa, Finley Hutchinson, Diana DaSilva, Chloe Mikus, Joseph Arrigo, Kelly Rivera, Allison Arnold, Connor Olesen and Jack Lunden.

The Fashion Club is collecting gently used prom dresses until the end of February for Becca’s Closet. Donations can be dropped off at the school’s front office.

Catholic Schools Week will be observed beginning Monday.

BRIEFLY

The school district will observe Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on Feb. 2 and encourages businesses and organizations throughout the county to show students how their classroom lessons apply in the workplace. Students from kindergarten through 12th grade may participate.

Palm Beach educators Maureen Carter, Brad Weinberg, Tawny Anderson and Marie-Amalie Farris recently attended the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous’ Advanced Seminar for Holocaust Educators in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The seminar is an intensive graduate-level program in which a select group of educators who are already well-versed in Holocaust history are given the opportunity to study more focused topics relating to the Holocaust.