Palm Beach County School District board to look internally for new superintendent

SUBURBAN WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The Palm Beach County School District is taking steps towards finding a new superintendent.

The current superintendent, Dr. Robert Avossa, is resigning effective June 12. Avossa is taking a job  with LRP Publications in Palm Beach Gardens.

School board members met today to discuss finding his replacement.

The board voted unanimously to search internally for a candidate. They approved a salary range of $250,000 - $300,000 for the job position and determined that it will be a 5-year contract.

The board voted to post the job listing on Thursday, and will close the application process by 5 p.m. on Friday. 

Dr. Avossa attended the meeting on Wednesday. Board members made it clear that they were very appreciative and proud of the job that Dr. Avossa has done during his three years on…

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Tornado flips vehicles, minor injuries reported in northern Broward County – Sun Sentinel

Florida Power & Light Co. said 333 customers in #Broward #County were without power, but it was not immediately clear if those outages were all caused by the storm, a spokesman said.   Perhaps the most dramatic wind event: A passenger vehicle traveling south on Florida's Turnpike was carried to the northbound lanes of the highway, Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Mark Wysocky said.   A new warning for severe thunder storms and potentially more tornadoes was issued at 10:45 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. for south/central Palm Beach County and northwest Broward County.   An apparent #tornado that touched down in northern Broward County Wednesday morning overturned trucks, crashed cars and was blamed for the loss of electric power. Injuries were minor, according to initial reports by authorities.   First reports of the storm came at about 9:30 a.m. in the Broward College area and in the area of Florida's Turnpike a few minutes after that, said Arlena Moses, a me…
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