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.

School Board Celebrates Swearing in Ceremony
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Four School Board members, all re-elected in the 2016 election, were sworn in during a ceremony held at the Dillard High School Center for the Performing Arts.
Three hundred immigrant students, who attended Rally to the Tally to present their legislative agendas to state elected officials in Tallahassee, got the chance to share their policy recommendations to local representatives at the Close Up – Broward Youth Policy Summit Expo.

Congratulations to the students from Hallandale High School who won nine awards at the One Act Thespian Competition on November 19, 2016. 
The Out of School Youth grant, in partnership with Career Source Broward, helps students earn their GED and gain valuable career experience.
Students at Bethune Elementary School listened to former Marlin and World Series Champion Juan Pierre.
The Pompano Beach High School Army JROTC held the annual Fallen Heroes Ceremony as part of their Veterans Day observance and tribute to veterans, fallen heroes and their families.
More than 300 books were delivered to students at Thurgood Marshall Elementary School. 

Hundreds attended Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) fifth annual Ed Talk on November 5, 2016, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. 

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) students from Charles Drew Elementary School in conjunction with the elementary classes at Cross Creek School co-hosted a performance by the National Theatre for Children, the largest in-school educational touring theater company in the world.

Manatee Bay Elementary Schools students got out to vote with Kids Voting Broward.

Florida Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera recently made a stop at Sheridan Technical High School with a focus on education.
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.
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