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The Mandel Public Library in West Palm Beach is going to make sure students are set up for success.  The library is offering free tutoring sessions to kids in grades K-12 for math, science, reading, and more.

The Mandel Public Library Director, Lisa Hathaway said, “The Mandel Public Library’s tutoring and homework help program is always one of our top programs. We are fortunate to have incredible Palm Beach County School District teachers available to provide local students with free assistance on everything from homework and longer-term projects to test preparation and encouragement with their studies.”

The tutors involved with the program are teachers with the Palm Beach County School District.  Every student can get help with their homework,…

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For students in Martin County and Palm Beach County, this weekend is the last weekend of summer and the last weekend to take advantage of Florida’s Tax-Free Sales Holiday on clothes and school items.

The Tax-Free Holiday began on July 31st and continues until Monday, August 9th, just in time before the school year starts. During this time, shoppers will be exempt from sales tax in the state of Florida for certain school supplies, clothing, and electronics. The tax will automatically be discounted at check out when purchasing qualifying items.

Students go back into the classroom in Palm Beach County on Tuesday, August 10th and students in Martin County go back into the classroom on Wednesday, August 11th.

Qualifying Items Include:

  • School…

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With the summer coming to an end for students in Palm Beach County and Martin County, the state of Florida is having their Back to School Sales Tax Holiday again this year.

Beginning this Saturday, July 31st through Monday, August 9th, shoppers will be exempt from sales tax in the state of Florida for certain school supplies and items. The Back to School Sales Tax exemption will be automatically deducted at checkout when purchasing qualifying items.

Items Include:

  • School Supplies (Less than $15 dollars per item)- pens, pencils, erasers, notebooks, glue, calculators, and rulers.
  • Clothing, Footwear, and certain accessories (Less than $60 dollars per item)- includes clothing, shoes, wallets, and bags.
  • The first $1000 of the sales price of…

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On select Wednesday’s during the year, Jupiter’s River Center hosts an after-school Science program for kids with Scientist Sam. The program is called Science with Sam and is aimed for children in grades K through 5. Each science class features a different topic.

The topics discussed and activities in the after-school program include garden exploration and hands on opportunities with wildlife. This Wednesday’s event is focusing on Carnivores.

The program is free to attend but those who wish to participate are asked to RSVP to reserve a spot due to limited space.

Science with Sam Details:

When: Wednesday, March 31st

Time: 4 pm to 5 pm

Location: The River Center located in Jupiter

If you are unable to attend this one, the next one is…

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The Mandel Public Library is located at 411 Clematis Street in West Palm Beach. If your child is grappling in school or just needs a little assistance to stay on track with their homework, the Mandel Public Library is willing to help. The library has brought in certified teachers, from Monday to Thursday for in person tutoring to assist your child with their schoolwork, ranging from basic homework needs to school projects or giving advice.

Mandel Library Homework Help Center help will be offered for kids grades K-5, Monday through Thursday from 4:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. and from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays in the “Children’s Space” on the 3rd floor of the library. Teens will be offered the same opportunity for help from 5:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.…

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School is back in session for students in the Palm Beach County School District. Students go back to school today, Monday, August 31st.

The start of the new school year looks a little different compared to previous years. The school district announced in late July that the school district was going completely virtual for the start of the new 2020/2021 school year.

In effort to help the students, teachers, parents, and guardians adjust to virtual learning, the school district set up several hotlines and online resources for students and teachers to use.

Important Phone Numbers:

Information Helpline: to answers questions regarding the start of the new school year and will be staffed Monday through Friday: 561-969-5840

Technical Questions:…

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With Palm Beach County School District starting classes on Monday, August 31st, the Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach has created a new program to help students and parents with virtual learning.  Every week, the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center will be hosting their Coastal Classroom.

The Coastal Classroom is a weekly event that will begin Monday, August 31st. The purpose of the Coastal Classroom is to help students, parents, and teachers with the remote virtual learning. Students are invited to complete their virtual schoolwork at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. The Coastal Classroom is a safe in-person virtual learning space for students.

The classroom will provide each student with a safe learning space for students 8…

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Summer is officially over for the students and teachers in Martin County School District. Classes will begin on Tuesday, August 11th. Parents and students in Martin County School District had the choice to decide whether they prefer virtual learning or classroom learning. Nearly 40% of students in Martin County chose to do virtual learning.

The superintendent of Martin County School District promises that students taking classes virtually will receive the same lessons as their friends and classmates inside the classroom. The only difference will be their location.

 Here are some Tips to help stay focused with virtual learning.

  • Commission with students and teachers is important not just in a virtual style learning but also in the classroom

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Back to School shopping has begun and this weekend only, the state of Florida is having a Sales Tax Holiday for Back To School clothes and supplies.

For this weekend only, Friday, August 7th through Sunday, August 9th, qualifying items will be exempt from sales tax in the state of Florida. These items include:

  • School supplies selling for $15 dollars or less per item
  • Clothing, footwear, and certain accessories for $60 dollars or less per item
  • The first $1,000 of the sales price for personal computers and certain computer related purchases for noncommercial home or personal use.

The Back To School Sales Tax Holiday will be accepted at any store in the state that offers these supplies and will be automatically deducted at check out.

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The Martin County School District Board has voted to stay with their original school calendar for the upcoming school year.  Some school board members wanted to push back the start of the school year to August 25th but negotiations with the teacher’s union and the Martin County Education Association were not successful.

Students in Martin County School District will be heading to the classroom for in-person learning on Tuesday, August 11th. Teachers are scheduled to head back to the classroom on Monday, August 3rd.

Parents of students in the Martin County School District have the option to send their children to school for traditional learning or remote learning via live stream. Whichever option they chose will be heading back to school on August…

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