BCPS Shines

Great things are happening in Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), which makes BCPS shine - everyday. BCPS Shines spotlights our amazing students, phenomenal teachers, school leaders and support staff, and exciting academic programs throughout our District. Learn more about all of the things that make BCPS proud.

Dillard High School Center for the Arts hosted its inaugural Superintendent’s Dance Showcase featuring dance program students from Bethune Elementary School of the Arts, Deerfield Park Elementary School of the Arts, Falcon Cove Middle School, Parkway Middle School of the Arts, and students from Dillard High School Center for the Arts.
​Plantation High School held its second annual ‘Chopped’-style competition of culinary skills.
Students from Parkside Elementary School are giving back to the community by helping local beaches.
More than 4,000 attend BCPS College Fair
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Thousands attended the 2016 BCPS College Fair at the Nova Southeastern University.

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) joined millions to participate in the world's largest reading experience – Read for the Record – in reading the book, The Bear Ate Your Sandwich.

Bayview Elementary School, students, teachers and staff wore pink from head to toe in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Annual Debate Initiative Luncheon
Friday, October 21, 2016
Broward County Pubic Schools hosted its second annual Debate Initiative luncheon at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, October 16, 2016.
Annual Block Party for Education
Friday, October 21, 2016
Broward County Public Schools innovative and magnet programs joined the annual Block Party For Education, where local colleges and universities – from Florida Atlantic University, Broward College, Nova Southeastern University and Broward Technical Colleges – showcase what they have to offer to prospective students.
The Broward Education Foundation inducted seven outstanding community and school leaders into its Distinguished Hall of Fame on Thursday, October 20, 2016.
Ahmed Dramé, writer and actor of the film Once in a Lifetime, spoke to students at Flanagan High School on Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The annual “Just Do It…I Did” student awards program celebrates students with disabilities as part of Disability History and Awareness Weeks observed during the first two weeks of October. 

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) in partnership with Boca Raton Regional Hospital, recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month by reading the Breast Cancer Awareness Resolution during the October 5, 2016, School Board meeting. 

Derek Sheets, who teaches Advanced Placement (AP) Human Geography at Stranahan High School, has been named a 2016 American Geographical Society Geography Teacher Fellow.
The District celebrated its inaugural Attendance Symposium on Friday, September 30, 2016, at the Faith Center in Ft. Lauderdale.
Congratulations to students from the College Academy @ BC that are in the top 2.5 percent of all Hispanic and Latino students who completed the PSAT last year. 

Author Wenonah Hauter recently shared her experiences as an environmentalist with South Plantation High School Environmental Science and Everglades Restoration magnet students. 

GueroLoco a bilingual hip hop artist focused on encouraging students to learn another language, talks to students at Silver Trail Middle School about the importance of being multi-lingual and learning other cultures.

Attucks Middle School celebrated its School is Cool kickoff with a special PLEASE (People, Life & Experiential Awareness Skills Education) presentation by creator of the PLEASE Program Brian Haggert, who spoke to students about the importance of people skills, manners and communication skills.
Business students at Stranahan High School elected a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for a business they created to learn about business entrepreneurship and analytics. 
Drum Café at Floranada Elementary School
Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thanks to a visit by the Drum Café, students at Floranada Elementary School are marching to the beat of their own drum.

Congratulations to McArthur High School teacher Margarita Sweeting on being elected a “Commander of the Classroom” by Walmart.

The Miramar High School football team recently got a big surprise from Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry. 

The annual South Florida Gifted and Talented Symposium, the largest gathering of gifted and talented teachers and administrators, and parents in the state of Florida, took place Friday, September 16, 2016, at Pompano Beach High School.
Two teachers and 10 students from Lycée des Metiers Georges Frêche in Montpellier, France, are visiting South Florida to gain hands-on knowledge of the hospitality industry.
Students from Blanche Ely High School’s medical magnet program attended the 20th Annual United States Conference on AIDS (USCA).  
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