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  • December 15Chat 'n Chew at Watkins 1/8

  • December 5Choice Open House 12/14 (6 pm)

  • November 165K Run Downtown WPB 12/1

  • MC JROTC…On the Job!

    MC JROTC…On the Job!

    Master Sergeant Jonathan Oakley, MC JROTC Instructor

    December 15, 2017

    Four of our very own MC JROTC cadets presented the colors for the National Anthem at the December 14 Lady Rams basketball game versus West Boca.  Cadet Staff Sergeant Astacio was the Color Sergeant and carried the National Ensign, while Cadet Private First Class Garcia carried the Marine Corps JROTC...

  • Biotech-Mania at Open House!

    Biotech-Mania at Open House!

    Tera Hands, Choice Coordinator

    December 15, 2017

    This is what Biotech students do while anxiously anticipating Open House guests in their room: Egg drop contest, lab/greenhouse cleaning, and photo session! Love them😍🤣! Here is what Ms. Chutkan had to say about the night: "The biotech students made the most of their time...We started with an ...

  • Exclusive Tour–5 Carat Choice Program

    Exclusive Tour–5 Carat Choice Program

    Tera Hands, Choice Coordinator

    December 12, 2017

    Eighth graders, Aliana (Independence Middle) and Arnold (Bear Lakes Middle), spent the morning at PBL getting more acquainted with the Five Carat Choice Program. Aliana had the opportunity to visit the Medical Academy, and Arnold was welcomed by several seniors in the Law Academy. The teachers...

  • Suits for Seniors at Palm Beach Lakes

    Suits for Seniors at Palm Beach Lakes

    Tera Hands, Choice Coordinator

    December 7, 2017

    "Thanks to Suits for Seniors, young men across the School District of Palm Beach County are learning life skills and being outfitted with a custom-fit suit. The eight-week program, founded by Jervonte Edmonds, includes distinguished community members who provide lessons in financial literacy, leadership...

  • JROTC…On Point!

    JROTC…On Point!

    Master Sergeant Jonathan Oakley, MC JROTC Instructor

    December 5, 2017

    On November 28, the MC JROTC participated in the Civilian Marksmanship Program's MC JROTC qualification round for the JROTC National Championships.  Two teams of 4 cadets competed in the very first competition ever for the Rams. Congratulations to CSSgt Astacio for being the high shooter for the...

Let’s Chew the Fat with Watkins Middle!

Tera Hands, Choice Coordinator

December 15, 2017No Comments

The Five Carat Choice Program at PBL has the distinct pleasure of having an old school Chat 'n Chew at Howell L. Watkins with the 8th grade students who are eager to learn...

FCCP Open House

FCCP Open House

December 4, 2017

Five Carat Choice Program at PBL

Five Carat Choice Program at PBL

November 16, 2017

FCCP Visits the Maroon Devils at Roosevelt Middle!

FCCP Visits the Maroon Devils at Roosevelt Middle!

October 26, 2016

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Biotech-Mania at Open House!

Tera Hands, Choice Coordinator

December 15, 2017No Comments

This is what Biotech students do while anxiously anticipating Open House guests in their room: Egg drop contest, lab/greenhouse cleaning, and photo session! Love them😍...

Whose Cow is This?

Whose Cow is This?

December 7, 2017

Saturday CRAZE!

Saturday CRAZE!

November 16, 2017

Is There a Biotechnology Lab Assistant on Campus?

Is There a Biotechnology Lab Assistant on Campus?

September 29, 2017

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“Getting to Know You”

Tera Hands, Choice Coordinator

September 28, 2017No Comments

This year, the Law Academy at PBL welcomed a new teacher--Attorney Jeffrey Van Treese.  Although he's a lawyer, Mr. Van Treese's teacher instincts kicked in from the moment...

Back in Black: That’s Law!

Back in Black: That’s Law!

December 6, 2016

Court is in Session!

Court is in Session!

October 27, 2016

Order in the Court! Order in the Court!

Order in the Court! Order in the Court!

January 19, 2016

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Junior Achievement at Grassy Waters Elementary

Tera Hands, Choice Coordinator

November 16, 2017No Comments

The Early Childhood Academy seniors participated in the Junior Achievement High School Heroes event at Grassy Waters Elementary School.  The PBL academy students had the...

Internship 2017…Here we come!

Internship 2017…Here we come!

September 27, 2017

Early Childhood–A Big Hit at Westward Elementary!

Early Childhood–A Big Hit at Westward Elementary!

October 28, 2016

Gearing up for Internship

Gearing up for Internship

October 18, 2016

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Wacky Water Station

Master Sergeant Jonathan Oakley, MC JROTC Instructor

December 15, 2017No Comments

The Palm Beach Lakes MC JROTC participated in the wacky water stations for the Fitteam Marathon of the Palm Beaches on December 3.  It was an early day as a dozen cadets were...

JROTC…On Point!

JROTC…On Point!

December 5, 2017

School Board Presentation of Colors

School Board Presentation of Colors

November 16, 2017

Happy Birthday, US Marine Corps!

Happy Birthday, US Marine Corps!

November 13, 2017

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Mr. Man

Barbara Gissenter, Medical Academy Teacher

December 5, 2017No Comments

It's not morbid; it's medical and forensic science! The Medical Academy has a cadaver model. Students love "Mr. Man".

Kagan Krazy!

Kagan Krazy!

November 22, 2016

Blood Drive:  Every Drop Helps!

Blood Drive: Every Drop Helps!

October 17, 2016

Hands-Only CPR

Hands-Only CPR

January 19, 2016

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Junior Achievement at Hope Centennial Elementary

Tera Hands, Choice Coordinator

November 16, 2017No Comments

The Teacher Academy seniors participated in the Junior Achievement High School Heroes event at Hope Centennial Elementary School.  The PBL academy students had the honor of reading to and instructing...

Internship…It’s What We’ve Been Waiting For!

Internship…It’s What We’ve Been Waiting For!

September 27, 2017

“Take Your Child to Work” Day with the Teacher Academy

“Take Your Child to Work” Day with the Teacher Academy

February 6, 2017

Meet and Greet at Seminole Trails Elementary School

Meet and Greet at Seminole Trails Elementary School

October 17, 2016

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Food for Families–NTHS

Tera Hands, Choice Coordinator

November 17, 2017No Comments

Kudos go out to NTHS sponsor, Barbara Gissenter, and the PBL chapter of National Technical Honor Society for seeing to it that local families in need are able to delight in...

FCCLA’s District Meeting and Competition

FCCLA’s District Meeting and Competition

November 22, 2016

Key Club in Action!

Key Club in Action!

October 29, 2016

FCCLA at PBL is State Bound!

FCCLA at PBL is State Bound!

November 12, 2015

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For more information about the programs or for an Exclusive Five Carat Tour, please contact the career coordinator, Mrs. Tera Hands, at 561-640-5014.

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Renaissance Man!

Tera Hands, Choice Coordinator

November 16, 2017No Comments

Mr. Feeney (PBL World History teacher) dressed in the clothing of a 16th century ship's navigator. His classes were beginning the Renaissance that day, and he covered such...

Ms. Claudine McFarlane…

Ms. Claudine McFarlane…

December 19, 2016

Congrats on your RETIREMENT, Mrs. Lowe!!

Congrats on your RETIREMENT, Mrs. Lowe!!

October 27, 2016

Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Martinez!  What a beautiful baby!

Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Martinez! What a beautiful baby!

September 5, 2015

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The student news site of Palm Beach Lakes Community High School in West Palm Beach, Florida
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