WATCH GRADUATION LIVE
The school district will broadcast graduation ceremonies live online and on The Education Network (T.E.N.) Comcast Channel 235 and AT&T Channel 99. ATL's graduation is at 8 am on Saturday, May 21.
COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY
CROS MINISTRIES is participating in the nationwide Letter Carriers' Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. CROS needs volunteers to help collect and sort food in Delray Beach and Boynton Beach on Saturday, May 14 from 12 pm to 3 pm and from 3 pm to 6 pm. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Brian Rowe at 561-779-7936 or email@example.com for more information.
ALL SCHOOL ART SHOW
The All School Art Show features artwork created by all students in art classes this school year. The show is open during school hours in the Media Center lobby on Thursday and Friday, April 21 and 22, and is open to parents and the community on Thursday, April 21 from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
The ATL PTSA will elect executive board members for the 2016-2017 school year at the last PTSA meeting of the school year, on Wednesday, April 27 PTSA at 5:30 pm in the media center. Teacher/staff and parent members (including new members) are invited and encouraged to serve on the board. We are seeking nominations for the following positions:
The Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach Parks and Recreation, Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful, and the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County are sponsoring the Great American Cleanup on the beach in Delray on Saturday, April 23. Check-in begins at 8 am at the Sandoway Discovery Center, 142 S. Ocean Blvd. Supplies will be provided and participants will earn community service hours. Registration information is on the city's website here.
FAU MATH DAY
The 12th annual FAU Math Day is Saturday, March 5, at FAU's Boca Raton campus. Students should submit their five-student team rosters to Ms. Chee-A-Tow ASAP.
Atlantic's St. Baldrick's event is Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 10 am (it's a late start day). Click here to make a donation supporting ATL students and teachers who'll shave their head to raise money for lifesaving children's cancer research.
SAT FOR JUNIORS ON MARCH 2
All ATL juniors will take the SAT at school on March 2. The school district will register students and pay test fees. This is the actual SAT that will count for college admissions, so students will want to prepare.Register for Khan Academy's free SAT prep at SATPRACTICE.ORG where students can take a practice test on paper, scan their answer sheet on a phone, and get instant results. The site also includes study and test-taking tips, a daily practice app, video lessons and interactive problems with instant feedback.
The Banyan Creek Elementary School Drama Club is raising funds to help students attend their Feb. 19 and 20 performances of You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, regardless of their ability to afford tickets.
Drama club performers are fourth and fifth grade students, and backstage and house technicians are middle and high school students who are drama club alumnae. The shows are 100% performed and run by students!
Visit drama1.org to donate to the club (click on the “Get Your Tickets Here” button, then click on "Make a Donation" at the top of the page), or contact Lori Rex at firstname.lastname@example.org or 561.436.2797
Join us on Wednesday, March 2 at 5:30 pm in the Atlantic Community High School Media Center to learn the secrets of admission to Florida's colleges and universities from certified educational planner and renowned college expert Judi Robinovitz of Score at the Top Learning Centers and Schools. The presentation is open to the public, free for ATL PTSA members, $10 (or purchase a $5 membership) for others.
For more than 30 years, Ms. Robinovitz has successfully guided thousands of students and their families through the college planning and application process. She has written extensively on educational planning and test preparation, and has been a featured speaker at national educational conferences, schools, and places of worship.
Ms. Robinovitz wrote the College Board’s first SAT-prep software and test-taking strategy chapters of the original SAT-prep books. She herself has scored a perfect 800 on all three sections of the test.
As a founding faculty member of two private schools in Boca Raton, Ms. Robinovitz created college guidance programs and served as director of college guidance to the first four graduating classes of each school.
Ms. Robinovitz founded the accredited Score At The Top Learning Centers & Schools to provide academic tutoring, SAT and ACT preparation, and courses for credit. Score At The Top staff provide schools around the county with on-campus SAT and ACT prep, college-admissions workshops, and in-service programs for teachers.
Ms. Robinovitz is a professional member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association, the Higher Education Consultants Association, the National Association for College Admission Counseling, the Secondary School Admissions Test Board, and the Learning Disabilities Association of America.
She studied at the University of Connecticut, Rutgers, and Harvard, and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Mathematics and Computer Science, all with highest honors. Her professional life has been devoted to helping students achieve academic success.