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 Lauderhill 6-12 Panther Pride Family Showcase Extravaganza, held October 20, 2015, provided more than 200 parents and students the opportunity to participate in hands-on experiences through literacy, mathematics, science, technology and social studies, and enjoy student performances.   
 
Students at Margate Elementary School now have the opportunity to learn in a peaceful, outdoor learning environment.
 
Students and staff from Chapel Trail Elementary held a schoolwide celebration to honor local veterans. 
 
Congratulations to Bethune Elementary School of the Arts drama teacher, Nerissa Street, for selection by the Florida Alliance for Arts Education as one of four recipients of the Hermitage Artist Retreat's annual summer program State Teacher Artist Residencies (STARs).
 
Students got a chance to meet Captain Barrington Irving to learn more about the adventures of his “Flying Classroom,” during his helicopter schools tour. The students, who are studying STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), have been following Captain Irving on his many expeditions around the world.
 
On November 6, 2015, NFL legend Isaac Bruce presented Dillard High School with a commemorative Golden Football as part of the Super Bowl’s 50th anniversary celebration.
 
Welleby Elementary School, in conjunction with Broward 100, is participating in the Inside Out project as part of the yearlong celebration of Broward County’s 100 years history through art and culture.
 
This week, students from Panther Run Elementary School had the opportunity to visit Univision to learn about how news and the popular morning show Despierta America are put together and delivered. 
 
The BFF Club is the only school in Broward County to participate in the City of Sunrise Fire Department’s Certified Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) with 18 students graduating and receiving Federal Emergency Management Agency certification.
 
Students from Dillard Elementary School participated in STEM learning activities with college professors throughout the Broward College North Campus as part of the STEM Empowerment Conference.
 
Students from Floranada Elementary School participated in the World Education Games including competition in spelling, math and science. 
 
Dr. Lisa Milenkovic, STEM Science Curriculum supervisor, participated in a Back to School Climate Education event hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, as part of the President’s Climate Action Plan.
 
Derek Davis, curator at Broward County Public Schools Old Dillard Museum, was honored for Community Service and Distinguished Achievement
 
On September 30, 2015, Tequesta Trace Middle School celebrated its 25th Anniversary. 
 
Congratulations to School Board member Patti Good, for being invited to The White House on October 15, 2015.
 
Congratulations to Dredrick Snelson and Devin Bush, Jr. of Flanagan High School for being selected to the 2016 Under Armour All-American High School Football Game.
 
NBC 6 Features William Dandy Middle School
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
William Dandy Middle School is featured on NBC 6's Brag About Your School segment.
 
Floranada Elementary School has begun a new initiative to build awareness on the importance of men in education.
 
The Lauderhill 6-12 sixth grade School Is Cool (YMCA) students spent an afternoon with the Swatch FIVB Volleyball Championship professional players at Fort Lauderdale Beach. 
 

Participating in a teacher exchange agreement with Montpellier, France, Principal Haleh Darbar welcomes Madame Corinee Miron to Everglades High School. 

Miramar High School football team partners with SHEAR Inc. and the Miami Rescue Mission to feed the homeless.
 
Derek Davis, Curator of the Old Dillard Museum, participated in a Sunnyside Chat at the 2015 National Urban League Conference at the Greater Fort Lauderdale - Broward County Convention Center.
 
Two Holocaust educators from Broward County Public Schools are part of the State of Florida Task Force to revise and update curriculum for a Holocaust Education Manual for high schools throughout Florida.
 
Congratulations to Laura Munoz, graduate of Charles W. Flanagan High School, and intern with the Office of Frederica S. Wilson with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Internship Program.
 
Congratulations to Cooper City Elementary School Media Specialist Meredeth Legg, who completed a six- day immersion in American history at theColonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute in Williamsburg, VA.Sponsored by BrightStar Credit Union, Legg was the only teacher from Florida to attend the prestigious program.
 
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