A.D. HENDERSON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL and FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY HIGH
The Boca Raton school was one of 12 Florida schools recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2018. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
The School District’s more than 300 Choice and Career programs will be on display for the 22nd Showcase of Schools, 4-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Expo Center of the South Florida Fairgrounds. Representatives from 114 different campuses will be available to answer questions about the educational opportunities offered at each of their schools. Choice applications for the 2019-2020 school year will be accepted starting Nov. 1 at www.mypbchoiceapp.com. Deadlines for applications will vary depending on the program selected. The Palm Beach Poetry
Festival has launched its annual High School Poetry Contest in partnership with Old School Square in Delray Beach. Now through Dec. 1, any Palm Beach County public or private high school student can submit one original poem (30 lines maximum) for consideration. Original poems should be submitted by email to: PBPF1@aol.com. For contest rules, please visit www.palmbeachpoetryfestival.org. The winning poet will receive $200, and the four runners-up will each receive $100. In addition, all five winning teen poets will read their poems at the Festival’s Award Ceremony on Jan. 21.
The 2019 ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival is seeking submissions for the Han ley Foundation ArtiGras Youth Art Competition. This year’s theme is“Wild Florida ,” encompassing the state’s animals and scenery. Students in kindergarten through grade 12 can submit their artwork through their art teachers through Dec. 6. ArtiGras takes place in Jupiter Feb. 16-18. For more information, email email@example.com, call 561-746-7111, or visit www. artigras.org