BCPS News and Headlines Recapped in this Week’s Friday Focus

In this week’s Friday Focus, congratulations goes to Margate Middle School for winning the 2016/17 Vocabulary Bowl, ranking No. 1 across North America, Seagull School Center students showcase their diversity and pride for their home country Haiti, during Haitian Flag Day celebration, and Pompano Beach Middle School debate students showcase their talents to members of the Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce Education Committee, and much more. Friday Focus for the week ending May 26, 2017

Memorial Day 2017

In observance of Memorial Day, Broward County Public Schools remembers and honors the men and women who have sacrificed their lives while serving to keep our country safe and free. All schools and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017.

Work 4. $ave More. Summer Work Days

As a result of the success of the Summer Work Days program in previous years, the District continues its Summer Work Days schedule for 2017. The four-day workweek begins the week of Monday, June 12 and ends on Friday, August 11. Schools and District offices will remain open Monday through Thursday with extended hours of operation, and closed on Fridays. Learn More.

NBC 6 Brags About Fort Lauderdale High School

The Home of the Flying L’s is 103 years old, loaded with tradition, but not locked in the past. The oldest school in all of South Florida has a lot to brag about, including a firefighting and emergency dispatch class, a fashion design program, a courtroom classroom complete with a mock trial and a successful debate team. BRAG About Fort Lauderdale High School

Listen to the #BCPSPodcast covering The Importance of Early Literacy with Superintendent Robert W. Runcie

Early literacy focuses on our youngest learners’ ability to read independently, write clearly, and understand and create information in different forms of communication. In this podcast, we sit down with District experts to discuss why Early Literacy is so critical to student success. The Importance of Early Literacy

Check Out the Latest Update on the SMART Bond Program

The SMART bond program continues to move forward, with 946 school facilities projects underway, more than 83,360 new computers installed at schools, and approximately 25,700 new musical instruments and equipment enhancing students’ educational experiences. Read more in the latest SMART Update

2017/18 School Choice Phase II Application Window Now Open

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is excited to announce that the School Choice Phase II application window for the 2017/18 school year takes place May 1, 2017 - September 1, 2017. During the School Choice Phase II application window, parents and guardians may submit applications for magnet programs and school reassignments at schools with available seats from the initial School Choice application window earlier this school year. Learn More

SWAG on 6: Student Wade Augustin Uses Poetry to Overcome Obstacles

Piper High School student Wade Augustin is a Student Working at Greatness (SWAG). He has overcome many obstacles in his life, and is now using poetry to share his experiences and inspire others. Watch Wade’s SWAG Story

Support Our Schools

Take Action Now! Support our Broward County Public Schools and get involved in your child’s education by engaging State Legislators on important educational issues in the State and Federal Legislature. You can make a difference by using LEAOR, our online advocacy tool to communicate directly with Legislators about important educational issues. Make a difference today!

The CW South Florida Celebrates Superheroes in our Schools

Derek Rivera, who heads up the health and wellness program at Hallandale High School, also serves as the school’s head athletic trainer. Formerly with the Buffalo Bills organization, check out how Rivera is preparing his students for careers straight out of high school. Celebrating Superheroes in our Schools

2017 Summer Camps and Programs

Summer is right around the corner! Broward County Public Schools is pleased to announce the 2017 Summer Programs Online Resource. This valuable resource provides parents and guardians a robust summer guide to many amazing camps, programs and resources. There is something for everyone. Summer Camps and Programs

Superintendent Runcie on NBC6 Impact with Jackie Nespral

Superintendent Robert W. Runcie sits down with NBC6 Impact host Jackie Nespral to talk about the District's support for undocumented immigrant students, federal guidelines regarding transgender students, President’s proposed federal budget cuts to education, Teacher Incentive Fund to invest in teachers, and SMART projects update. Watch NBC6 Impact with Jackie Nespral

Broward County Public Schools is On The Right Track!

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is excited to share Volume 3 of On the Right Track! This edition focuses on how we are #BCPSProud, prioritizing early learning and literacy, ensuring students are college and career ready, supporting our local business community, and focusing on continuous improvement. Check it out!


Want to earn your GED, take an English course or sign up for a recreational class? Broward Community Schools offers hundreds of classes to meet your needs. Classes are for adults 18 years or older. Class Offerings for Broward Community Schools

BCPS Named Great District for Great Teachers

Broward County Public Schools is proud to announce that the National Council on Teacher Quality, a national nonprofit organization committed to ensuring all children have effective teachers and every teacher has the opportunity to become effective, has named it a Great District for Great Teachers. Great District for Great Teachers.

2017 Graduation Schedule

Broward County Public Schools announces the 2017 graduation schedule. The graduation season for the Class of 2017 kicks off on June 1, 2017, for 47 high schools, centers and colleges. Graduation Schedule

Give the Gift of Reading

Broward County Public Schools encourages parents and guardians to support their child’s reading skills by Giving the Gift of Reading. Click the link below for family reading tips. Broward County Public Schools Literacy Guide

Seniors: Apply for College Financial Aid

High School Seniors, do you need money for college? Don’t miss out on FREE money. Complete a FAFSA form, to see how much financial aid you are eligible for. Click the link below for more information. FAFSA is Free to Complete.

Language Translation Features Help Keep You Updated On BCPS

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) celebrates and respects the diversity of our students, families, employees and community members. To help you quickly and easily access information on the District’s website in multiple languages, translation resources are now available. To learn how to use the translation resources, Click Here

BCPS Students: Download Microsoft Office for Free

Microsoft’s Student Advantage Program provides free downloads of the full version of Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, Access, etc.) for all students in Broward County Public Schools for use on their personal devices. Learn More

Download the Free BCPS Mobile App

The free BCPS Mobile App is an easy and convenient way to stay up-to-date on District and school news, information and alerts. To learn more about the BCPS Mobile App, Click Here


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