Saint Joseph’s Episcopal School celebrates ‘STREAM’ curriculum


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The law firm of Rosenthal, Levy, Simon and Ryles will host an inaugural Midterm Madness event to show appreciation for educators in Palm Beach County. The free event takes place 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Hilton Palm Beach Airport and will feature facials, mini-manicures, massages, makeovers, adult beverage sampling, vendors, raffle prizes, and an ice cream sundae bar. Legends of Xscape will provide an Xscape Room. Local organizations that support teachers will share free supplies and resources. Registrations will be accepted at the door. A school ID is required. For more information, call 561-371-7818 or email Laurasouth@comcast.net.

In observance of National Reading Month, the Boynton Beach Police Department is hosting a book drive to benefit daycares and preschools in the city. New and gently used books for children up to age 5 can be dropped off in the lobby, 100 E. Boynton Beach Blvd., through Friday.

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre is offering local middle and high school students the chance to produce “To Kill a Mockingbird,” adapted by Christopher Sergel from the novel by Harper Lee. The deadline to apply for the project is Monday, and interviews will take place through March 17. Submission packets are available by visiting jupitertheatre.org/youth-artists-chair-program. Students chosen will take on specific roles throughout the summer months that include producer, director, set designer, costume designer, lighting designer, sound designer, properties designer, stage manager, assistant stage manager, marketing, press relations, development, carpentry/electrics, run crew and wardrobe.

Auditions and callbacks for students in grades six to 12 will be held noon to 4 p.m. April 29. Students should come prepared with a one-minute monologue in the style of the show. Preregistration is required. For additional audition information and an appointment, call 561-743-2666, ext. 123. The show will take place at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11.

The Palm Beach County Youth Services Department is accepting applications through April 13 for summer camp scholarships. The scholarship program offers eligible children ages 5-14, and a special population up to age 17, a full scholarship to day camp for the entire summer. The scholarship covers all tuition and fees for children residing in families with income at or below 150 percent of federal poverty guidelines. To access the application form and view a list of outreach events, visit discover.pbcgov.org/youthservices/Pages/Summer_Camp.aspx. For more information, contact the Youth Services Department at 561-242-5713 or email YSD-summercamp@pbcgov.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.



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