Thursday, May 12, 2016

More important community news from The Lake Worth Herald in this week's (5/12) edition

Read below about a very important Haitian American Conference at Lake Worth High School addressing the issue of education in the Haitian community.

Also in this week's issue of The Lake Worth Herald is the County Update by Commissioner Shelley Vana, news on "Dollars for Scholars" at the high school, the "Simply Lake Worth" art exhibit, a list of events, a wonderful montage from Mayor Pam Triolo's "National Day of Prayer", and so much more including ads for local businesses and the latest going on at the Cultural Council.

To subscribe to the Herald use this link or visit the City's news stand at the corner of 'L' Street and Lake Ave. in the downtown to pick up the print edition. Below is the news on the upcoming Haitian American Conference:

     "Parents, students, teachers, community leaders and the community at large is invited to attend the State of Education of the Haitian and Haitian-American Students Conference at Lake Worth High School, May 14, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This is a free event.
     The theme of the conference is Improving Educational Outcomes and the Quality of Life for Haitian Americans.
     Dr. Edwidge Crevecoeur Bryant will be the keynote speaker. Discussions at the conference will include graduation results and Haitian and Haitian-American students, strategies for engaging Haitian parents and the community, concerns related to educational issues, information regarding the new District Strategic Plan and how it will affect Haitian and Haitian-American students and options and opportunities through Adult Education."

To read about the sponsors and other information there is more in the Herald article. The Lake Worth Community High School is located at 1701 Lake Worth Road.