Palm Beach Maritime Academy holds open house events for new students


PALM BEACH MARITIME ACADEMY

An open house for families new to the school will take place at April 18 at 5:30 p.m. for middle/ high school, 6 p.m. for kindergarten through fifth grade. The middle/high school campus is at 600 S. East Coast Ave, Lantana; the elementary school is at 1518 W. Lantana Road, Lantana. The tuition-free charter school offers individualized, hands-on instruction. Students participate in multiple marine-science related field trips during the year. Before- and after-school care and summer camp are offered.

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. April 21 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.

OXBRIDGE ACADEMY

Alyssa Goldman was named a winner of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s inaugural Students of the Year Campaign for the Palm Beach area chapter. Over a seven-week period, she raised $25,017 for the organization, which will be used to support blood cancer research and ocal patients and their families in need of financial aid. Goldman received a Volunteerism Award and a $2,500 scholarship.

PALM BEACH CENTRAL HIGH

The Bionic Broncos recently participated in the South Florida Regional FIRST Robotics Team Competition. Of nine rookie teams competing, they had the third highest ranking. The students placed 29th out of 47 in the tournament. Team members included Aldo Frias, Sam Caetano, Kailia Williams, Hunter Free, Ian Dominguez, Jared Lacaire, Michael Coombs, Nicholas Zamora, Adryan Ortiz and Jaylen Brown. The team’s coach is Carey Bush.

Six students competed in the 62nd annual Florida State Science and Engineering Fair in Lakeland: Jessica Young, zoology; Joshua Richards, physics; Celinie Nguyen, environmental science; Deandra Williams, medicine and health; Tara Kari, botany; and Kennedy Ramsarran, mathematics.

MEADOW PARK ELEMENTARY

A spring concert will take place 7 to 8 p.m. April 13. Admission is free. The school’s address is 956 Florida Mango Road, West Palm Beach.

WELLINGTON HIGH

Theater students will present the musical comedy “The Drowsy Chaperone” at 7 p.m. today through Saturday. Tickets are $12 for adults, $7 for students.

DREYFOOS SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

Band Aid, a benefit for the Band Department, will take place 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at EMKO, 2119 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach. Music students will perform at the event, and a portion of the proceeds from EMKO’s Jereve Restaurant will go to the band. Attendees should mention the school when making dining reservations at 561-227-3511.

CARDINAL NEWMAN HIGH

The spring drama production, “Grease,” will be staged at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

National Honor Society inductions begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the gymnasium.

POLO PARK MIDDLE

Eighth-grade geometry students Christina Cordell and Devraj Gothana were among the January winners for Math Nation.

BRIEFLY

The eighth annual Alan Lebow Award for Excellence in Shakespearean Performance was presented recently in the Kravis Center’s Khoury Family Dance Rehearsal Hall. Created by Kids’ Dreams Inc. in memory of its co-founder, Alan Lebow, the award honors students from Title I high schools who perform short selections from William Shakespeare’s works before a panel of judges.

The top winners, each earning a $1,000 cash prize, were Kathie Torres and Ryan Gosling, students at Royal Palm Beach High. Three students earned Honorable Mention awards and $500 each: Sendjia Alliance, Santaluces High; Morgan Kennedy, Boynton Beach High; and Claudia Torres, Royal Palm Beach High. Awarded $250 as Distinguished Participants were Adam Benjamin, Raymond Cuas and November Nielsen, Boynton Beach High; Emily Medina, Santaluces High; Sidney Smith, Royal Palm Beach High; and Harry L. Willis III, Palm Beach Gardens High.

The George Snow Scholarship Fund will host its annual Tiki Dinner 6 to 10 p.m. April 19 at the Boca Raton Resort and Club. Tickets are limited and are $250 per person. For information, call 561-347-6799 or visit www.scholarship.org.

Compiled by Sy O’Neill. Send school news to neighborhood@pbpost.com. Dated items must be sent at least two weeks before the event.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Local

Gardens police on lookout for stolen dog
Gardens police on lookout for stolen dog

Police are investigating a possible dognapping which took place Saturday at a Petco in Palm Beach Gardens. According to Palm Beach Gardens police, the owner of an 11-year-old Maltese mix named “Teddy” dropped him off for grooming services at the Petco on Legacy Avenue. At approximately 7:53 p.m., a white female with black hair between 40...
Trump in Palm Beach: President praises, poses with PBSO officers before leaving PBIA
Trump in Palm Beach: President praises, poses with PBSO officers before leaving PBIA

UPDATE 4:45 p.m.: President Trump posed with Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office officers on the tarmac at Palm Beach International Airport this afternoon before leaving on Air Force One. Later, while en route to Washington, he tweeted a photo and praised the “incredible”officers who “keep us safe and are very cool about...
Washington state man, 73, stuck in car for 12 hours after crash
Washington state man, 73, stuck in car for 12 hours after crash

Washington State troopers and firefighters rescued a 73-year-old man who spent about 12 hours stuck in his car after driving off the road near Tiger Mountain, police said Saturday. Eastside Fire officials said the man was in the car overnight, and that when crews arrived, he appeared to be OK. However, he was taken to the hospital for an evaluation...
One-armed Gardens golfer, 7, to be on Steve Harvey’s ‘Little Big Shots’ tonight
One-armed Gardens golfer, 7, to be on Steve Harvey’s ‘Little Big Shots’ tonight

Tommy Morrissey, a 7-year-old golf prodigy born with one arm, is no stranger to the spotlight. He appeared on “The Ellen Show” when he was 3 years old. He traveled to Indonesia at age 4 to inspire other children with physical differences. He challenged PGA pros at the Honda Classic last year to raise money for his UnLIMBited Foundation...
Who is Travis Reinking, the person of interest in the Waffle House shooting?
Who is Travis Reinking, the person of interest in the Waffle House shooting?

Travis Reinking is a 29-year-old man police are seeking in Sunday morning’s shooting at a Waffle House in Antioch, Tennessee. Police issued a murder warrant for Reinking late Sunday morning. Little information has been released by authorities about Reinking, who is from Morton, Illinois.  Police said Reinking sat in his truck in the Waffle...
More Stories