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Boys Varsity Soccer Season Ends with a Loss in the Semi-Finals

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   The boys varsity soccer team just completed their season with a disappointing semi-final loss in the PBISAC playoffs. The Bulldogs entered the tournament as the number one seed and easily handled Atlantic Christian in the quarterfinals 7-0. Then came the re-match with St. Mark’s on the Bulldogs home turf. PBDA won the earlier match but ...

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Winter Holiday Concert Sets the Stage for a Lifetime of Performance Confidence

Posted January 13, 2018 in News

The Lower School Winter Concert – “The Great Big Holiday Bake Off” featured Kindergarten through 3rd Graders in one high energy musical number after the other on December 14, 2017 in the Halmos Activities Center. Director Robyn Huff and all the Lower Campus teachers did their annual magic that is always the biggest and brightest ...

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KIDS RULE THE SCHOOL – December 1

Posted December 4, 2017 in News

The much anticipated 3rd annual Kids Rule the School day finally arrived Friday, December 1 at Palm Beach Day Academy. Ninety PBDA faculty, staff, and administrators vacated their seats as students on both campuses shadowed those they deeply admire throughout the ½ day. Parent bidding for these seats at the Inaugural Centennial Celebration Evening pre-auction party, Academics & Automobiles, ...

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Kindergarten visits Norton Museum of Art

Posted November 21, 2017 in News

Kindergarten took a behind-the-scenes field trip to the Norton Museum of Art on Friday, November 17. Students enjoyed meeting all of the individuals who work at the museum including the docents, curators and security. They were even able to visit areas that aren’t usually open to the public. Students look forward to exploring the exhibitions ...

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Sameer Hinduja – Managing Cyberbullying

Posted November 14, 2017 in News

Dr. Sameer Hinduja spent Monday, November 13 sharing useful information about social media use and cyberbullying to our students and parents. With four separate age appropriate presentations, Sameer connected with his audiences and left them feeling empowered and inspired to take control of their on-line world and defend themselves and others against on-line bullying and ...

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Two Generations Study Moon Rocks

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By Tom Sarko In 1979, my first year of teaching at, then, Palm Beach Day School, I borrowed a “Lunar Sample Disk” from Kennedy Space Center and shared it with students over the course of several weeks. I had attended a certification workshop, allowing me to participate in that NASA program, at a high school ...

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Peter and the Wolf

Posted November 11, 2017 in News

On Thursday, November 9, Palm Beach Symphony and Ballet East performed Sergei Prokofiev’s “Peter and The Wolf” in the Smith Family Theater. PBDA’s 3rd & 4th Graders enjoyed the performance along with their guests from Glades Academy in Pahokee and Opportunity Incorporated in West Palm Beach. Conductor, Johann Guzman, introduced the performance by first calling ...

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9th Grade Playwrights

9th Grade Playwrights Present Ten-Minute Plays

Posted November 6, 2017 in News

On Friday, November 3, the Ninth Graders read ten original 10 minute plays that they had written in Jan Cook’s play writing class. At the invitation of Gary Cadwallader, the Education Director at Palm Beach DramaWorks, each of the plays has also been entered into DramaWorks Play Competition. From all entries, 20 finalists will be ...

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5th Graders Adopt Grandparents at MorseLife

Posted November 3, 2017 in News

Palm Beach Day Academy 5th Graders took Halloween to the residents at MorseLife in West Palm Beach on Halloween as one of their community service projects this year. The 5th Graders were prepared with craft projects to share with their new friends, but mostly they were prepared to interact and make friends. During the year, ...

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Chapin Cup Winner

2017 Awards Assembly

Posted May 10, 2017 in News

On Wednesday, May 31, 6th-9th Grade students and their parents met in the Smith Family Theater to honor the 2016-17 Outstanding Students and Athletes. Book Prizes are awarded to those students the faculty view as outstanding in each of the offered subjects. To earn a Book Prize, a student must have one of the highest ...

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Excellence in Athletics

Athletic Awards 2017

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At the Girls’ Athletic Awards Banquet on Wednesday, May 17, the coaches awarded team Coaches Awards to Grace Watts for volleyball, Ariana Biondi-Copeland for basketball, Isabel Carden for Field Hockey, Lilli Wytrzes for Soccer and Tennis, Nina Horgan for Lacrosse, and Ainsley Balda & Grace Singer for J.V. Sports. Field Day Captain awards were presented ...

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