Disrupting Traditional City Scaffolding with Urban Umbrella: Andrés Ulises Cortés ’92

Posted by Pine Crest School on July 10, 2019 at 4:18 PM

Walk along a New York City sidewalk for long enough and you may discover a delicious slice of pizza, a one-of-a-kind retail flagship store, dozens of high-rise buildings — and miles and miles of scaffolding, also known as sidewalk sheds.

 

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Topics: Innovation, 2019, pine crest school, entrepreneurship, pine crest alumni, urban umbrella

Joining the Family Business: Dawid Goszczycki ’08 is Taking His Family’s Bakery to New Markets

Posted by Pine Crest School on July 1, 2019 at 3:33 PM

Since graduating from Pine Crest School in 2008, Dawid Goszczycki earned an undergraduate degree and returned to his native country of Poland to join his family’s bakery business.

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Student Entrepreneurs Make Their Name in The Community

Posted by Pine Crest School on July 1, 2019 at 2:59 PM

Upper School Students Rhea Jain ’20 and Neil Sachdeva ’21 were selected to join the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) in the fall of 2018. 

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Topics: Upper School, Student Life, Middle School, pine crest school, student leadership, entrepreneurship, stem

Obstacle to Opportunity: How Brooke Bal ’10 Launched bakebars

Posted by Pine Crest School on July 1, 2019 at 1:22 PM

After being diagnosed with a severe gluten intolerance five years ago, Brooke Bal ’10 knew she needed to pay more attention to the ingredients in the food she ate.

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Topics: pine crest school, entrepreneurship, pine crest alumni, bakebars

Alumni Working Together to Bring Human Connections Through Art

Posted by Pine Crest School on June 24, 2019 at 1:54 PM

About two years ago, Alexander Waldman ’10, Andrea Abtahi ’10, and Michael Kenton ’10 were celebrating a fellow alumnus’ birthday.

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Topics: Alumni, pine crest school, entrepreneurship, art, pine crest alumni

Pine Crest School Alumnus Paves An Unexpected Road To Entrepreneurism

Posted by Pine Crest School on June 24, 2019 at 1:47 PM

Brad Austin ’97 began his undergraduate career thinking he was going to be a veterinarian. “When I started at the University of Florida, they wanted you to declare a major right away,” said Brad. “I found Animal Sciences and thought, ‘I like animals, I like being outside,’ and it seemed cool.”

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Topics: Alumni, 2019, pine crest school, entrepreneurship, science, pine crest alumni, cindale farms, southern craft creamery

Pine Crest School Security Head Named Campus Safety Director of the Year

Posted by Pine Crest School on June 19, 2019 at 10:32 AM

Pine Crest School Executive Director of Security and Support Services Joseph Markham has been named Campus Safety Director of the Year by Campus Safety magazine. Awardees were selected from a pool of national candidates representing pre-kindergarten through grade twelve schools, colleges and universities, and hospitals.

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Topics: News, 2019, security, campus safety, safe schools, pine crest school

Pine Crest Band Director Takes His Talents to New York City

Posted by Pine Crest School on June 4, 2019 at 4:37 PM

Pine Crest School Band Director, Dr. Dannel Espinoza, was invited by The Academy of Arts and Letters to New York City to record with his saxophone quartet Project Fusion.

Dr. Dannel Espinoza, or Dr. E. as he is known by many of his students, can be found on the Pine Crest School Boca Raton campus. Dr. Espinoza joined the Pine Crest Fine Arts Department  as the Band Director during the 2018-19 school year. 

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Topics: Faculty, fine arts, pine crest school, music, music education

Pine Crest School Faculty Summer 2019 Reading List

Posted by Pine Crest School on May 13, 2019 at 2:27 PM

Summer is right around the corner, and it is the perfect time for teachers’ reflection, professional growth, and the chance to dive into a good book. Inspired by Pine Crest School’s 2019-24 Strategic Plan, “The Future is Here,” this year’s faculty summer reading supports themes that are reflected in the overarching, guiding question:

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Topics: summer, Faculty, 2019, academics, pine crest school, education, faculty reading, summer reading

Pine Crest Summer: A Great Place for Middle School Aged Campers

Posted by Pine Crest School on April 30, 2019 at 2:45 PM

For more than 60 years, Pine Crest Summer has been a favorite among parents and campers alike.

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Topics: workshop, Student Life, Middle School, camp, academic camps, sports camps, arts camp, 2019, summer camp, robotics, campus safety, safe schools, pine crest school, computer science, music, music education, entrepreneurship, art, anatomage table, science, stem, pine crest summer, day camp

Why Parents and Campers Choose Pine Crest Summer

Posted by Pine Crest School on April 3, 2019 at 4:38 PM


Pine Crest Summer has been the source of summer fun and amazing memories for over 60 years.

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Topics: summer, lower school, elementary school, fine arts, Middle School, camp, academic camps, sports camps, sports, arts camp, robotics, security, campus safety, pine crest school, computer science, music, music education, art, science, stem, digital media production, music lessons, pine crest summer, day camp

Summer Fun at Pine Crest’s Traditional Day Camp

Posted by Pine Crest School on April 3, 2019 at 3:41 PM

As one of South Florida’s longest running summer programs, Pine Crest Summer offers campers ages 4 to 14 a fun and safe environment to play and learn.

 

Pine Crest Summer offers over 50 camps across our campuses in Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale - camps in the arts, sports, academics, and signature programs like traditional day camp.


One of our most loved programs, traditional day camp combines all of the elements of summer from swimming, playing games, and making crafts.


What parents love about traditional day camp is the opportunity to pair it with tennis lessons or Elevate, an academic camp geared towards our youngest campers in kindergarten through grade 5. Elevate serves as both a review and extension of grade-level skills based on the needs of the students. 

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Topics: summer, lower school, elementary school, Middle School, summer camp, security, pine crest school, pine crest summer, day camp

Student Leadership: Pine Crest School’s DECA Chapter

Posted by Pine Crest School on March 28, 2019 at 3:49 PM

By Spencer Davimos ’22

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Topics: Upper School, Student Life, academics, pine crest school, deca, student leadership, student organization

Four Reasons to Attend Pine Crest Fine Arts Camp this Summer

Posted by Pine Crest School on March 26, 2019 at 4:32 PM

Do you have a budding artist at home? Does your child sing into a hairbrush, put on shows in the living room, or spend hours editing footage he or she filmed on a cell phone?

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Topics: summer, lower school, elementary school, fine arts, musical, Middle School, arts camp, 2019, summer camp, pine crest school, music, music education, art, digital media production, music lessons

Pine Crest School Science Classrooms Receive Anatomage Tables

Posted by Pine Crest School on March 22, 2019 at 8:25 AM

Pine Crest School received three Anatomage Tables recently.

Anatomage Tables are virtual dissecting tables that are generally used by medical schools such as the Mayo Clinic to allow medical students the opportunity to perform virtual autopsies. One Table is located in an Upper School Huizenga Family Science Building classroom. The additional Tables are located in the Middle School life science classrooms — one on the Boca Raton campus and one on the Fort Lauderdale campus.

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Topics: summer, Upper School, Faculty, Admission, Middle School, camp, academic camps, 2019, summer camp, academics, teaching, anatomage table, science, stem

Why Pine Crest School Students Create Digital Portfolios

Posted by Pine Crest School on March 19, 2019 at 12:03 PM

By Danielle Weisfisch ’20

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Topics: Innovation, Student Life, Admission, Pre-kindergarten, Middle School, studying, academics, giving, pine crest fund, computer science, metacognition, digital portfolio

The Evolution of Music Education: 14 Years of Musical Growth

Posted by Pine Crest School on March 19, 2019 at 11:01 AM

 

By Biddi Solomon ’20

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Topics: lower school, Upper School, Faculty, Admission, Middle School, arts camp, 2019, pine crest fund, pine crest school, teaching, music, music education

Top Tools for Techy Tots: Computer Science & Robotics in the Pre-Primary Classroom

Posted by Pine Crest School on March 7, 2019 at 4:53 PM

Today’s pre-primary aged students are presented with a variety of different tech tools, many of which we use at Pine Crest School.

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Topics: lower school, Innovation, elementary school, Faculty, Pre-kindergarten, innovation institute, 2019, robotics, pine crest school, computer science, teaching

Spotlight on Kevin Boothe ’01

Posted by Pine Crest School on March 6, 2019 at 11:54 AM

Previously published on May 6, 2016.

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Topics: Athletics, Alumni, sports, college athletes, giving, football, pine crest fund

Pine Crest Collegiate Student-Athletes

Posted by Pine Crest School on March 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM
Student-athletes who intend to continue their athletic career at the college level demonstrate passion, a strong work ethic, and most of all, discipline.

At Pine Crest School, student-athletes are supported by their coaches, whose college contacts are some of the best in South Florida. Our coaches work with our college counselors to ensure a prospective college has the full picture of each student-athlete.

With the resources to train the entire athlete as well as assistance with editing and preparing highlight videos that showcase each student’s strengths, Pine Crest works with students to find the best fit and opportunity.

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Topics: Athletics, college athletes

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