Week Ending December 4, 2015

This week’s Friday Focus Something Special Video features:  Superintendent Robert W. Runcie selected as Florida’s 2016 Superintendent of the Year; international opera singer Carla Dirlikov spends time with students at Lake Forest Elementary School; Miramar Police Department CSI Day at Miramar High School; Bridging the Gap conversation with law enforcement at Flanagan High School and Centennial Celebration greetings.


BCPS News Releases

Holiday travelers and visitors to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will enjoy the sights and sounds of the annual Winter Festival of Music performed by over 1,400 Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) music and performing arts students.
The “Bridging the Gap: A Conversation with Law Enforcement” event provides an opportunity for law enforcement officials and community leaders to participate in a panel discussion and answer questions from BCPS students.
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) congratulates Superintendent Robert W. Runcie for being selected as Florida’s 2016 Superintendent of the Year by the Florida Association of District School Superintendents (FADSS).

BCPS News Headlines

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Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie receives state honor
Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie has been named Florida's Superintendent of the Year by a state group. 
Broward Schools leader honored as Florida's 'Superintendent of the Year'
Broward County Schools' superintendent was honored for his leadership role by the state of Florida, Wednesday. 
Broward Schools’ Runcie Named Superintendent Of The Year
Broward’s Robert Runcie was named 2016 Florida’s Superintendent of the Year at a meeting in Tampa Wednesday that included the Florida School Boards Association.
Broward School leader talks about being named superintendent of the year
Local student chosen to present video game at White House
Andrew Gayle, a 10th grade student at Lauderhill 6-12 STEM-MED Magnet School, was one of 20 minority students in the country, and the only student from Florida, who traveled to the White House to present a video game he created during a summer gaming camp sponsored by the Broward Education Foundation and the City of Lauderhill Police Department.
Restaurant and lodging group helps high schoolers get to France
The Broward Chapter of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association has donated $2,500 to students at J.P. Taravella High School toward an international culinary exchange program in France.
South Broward High School Features Unique Magnet Program
The home of the Bulldogs has a club called the Reef Dogs. Why? South Broward High School has the only Marine Science Maritime Magnet program in Broward County.
Kids find hope, companionship with Hollywood cops
Nicholas LaPoint, a 7-year-old with legs that love to run, is in trouble. He ran when he was supposed to walk, his teacher says.