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.

The Equity & Academic Attainment Department hosted the Policing and Disciplining Equity Town Hall at Hallandale High School to provide an opportunity for students and the community to engage in dialogue on important issues around social justice with community leaders, Hallandale Police Department staff and special guest Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz.
 
Florida First Lady Ann Scott kicked off 2017 Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! at Fort Lauderdale High School with Florida’s 2017 Teacher of the Year, Department of Education and Florida Lottery officials, author and prize-winning Novelist Brad Meltzer, School Board Member Heather Brinkworth, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie and students from neighboring schools.
 
Students participating in the DECA Club at JP Taravella High School are providing support for their peers through the Here 2 Help project.
 
More than 250 Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) students from 25 high schools with H.O.P.E. (Helping Overcome Problems Effectively) clubs screened the film “Listen: It Only Takes a Moment.”
 
Volunteers gave a day of service on Monday, January 16, 2017, at Watkins Elementary School to beautify the school for students, teachers and the community.
 
Students from Deerfield Beach Middle School, volunteers from the local community and members of local organizations unified their efforts on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to create a special memorial garden in honor of the late Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Leo Gray.
 
Students from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Montessori Academy with volunteers from the local community made a difference in honor of the school’s namesake. 
 
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hosted over than 400 student athletes at its fifth annual Special Olympics event.
 
Congratulations to McArthur High School’s Hunger Aid team for winning the 2016 Verizon Innovative app challenge Best in Region and Best in State.
 
Up and coming professional chefs, representing eight of Broward County Public Schools 22 high school culinary programs, participated in the Florida Panthers Guest Chef Program culinary competition.
 
The OId Dillard Museum hosted a pre-Kwanzaa Celebration at the Dillard Center for the Performing Arts.
 

Manatee Bay Elementary School’s student council collected and delivered much needed goods and supplies for victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. 

Linda Gancitano, a physical education teacher at Driftwood Middle School's Academy of Health and Wellness, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. for a special event.
 
The first Broward County Drone League Competition was hosted at South Plantation High School.
 

Alumni of performing arts magnet programs at Bethune Elementary School, Parkway Middle School and Dillard High School, Kev Marcus of Black Violins and Umoja McNeish of Sons of Mystro performed with students from Bethune Elementary.

Congratulations to Deerfield Beach High School sophomore Cassidy Schuck who is the 2016 Orange Bowl Sports Photojournalism Contest’s first place winner.
 
Who better than students would know what students like to eat? Apparently, that’s what the District’s Food and Nutrition Service Department team had in mind when they invited students to the annual Food Show to help decide new cafeteria menu items for next school year.
 
Students from Deerfield Beach High School walked through the Cypress Creek area and gave suggestions on how to make the area more accommodating and safer for pedestrians, cyclists, transit users and motorists.
 
Formerly known as Hallandale Adult Community Center, The Henry D. Perry Education Center celebrated its relocation by hosting a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on December 1, 2016, at 3400 Wildcat Way in Miramar.
 
As part of the Hour of Code, Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie joined thousands of students across the District participating in Computer Science Education Week.
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) students, parents and staff were moved to action by the massive devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.
 
Two teams of outstanding students from Cooper City High School and Sheridan Technical College will participate in the National Automotive Technology Competition in January.
 
#BrowardCodes
Thursday, December 08, 2016
From coding to programming robots, thousands of students participated in the Hour of Code this week as part of Computer Science Education Week. 
 
​On the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, the Broward County Association of Student Councils hosted its second Virtual Honor Flight event for veterans and survivors of World War II.
 
Six local churches raised more than $21,000 in the Love South Florida, #LoveSFL, community outreach campaign.
 
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