Week Ending January 15, 2015

 
This week’s Friday Focus Something Special Video features Broward County Public Schools joint meeting with law enforcement and principals at Atlantic Technical College/Arthur Ashe, Jr. Campus and Centennial greetings. 

 

BCPS News Releases

 
Broward County Public Schools BECON-TV is hosting a free, advance screening of its new documentary, Dirty Bird Nation: All Access with the Flanagan Falcons.
Broward County Public Schools High School Robotics Students, Robotic Teams from Cypress Bay High School and Western High and Teachers
Broward County Public Schools Hosts Its Annual Ed Talk Community Forum
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) fourth annual Ed Talk community forum takes place on Saturday, January 23, 2016, from 9 a.m. – noon, at the Signature Grand in Davie. Everyone interested in the future of BCPS is encouraged to attend this free event.
Congratulations to Northeast High School for being one of 51 state winners in the Samsung “Solve for Tomorrow” Contest, a nationwide competition to raise enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by challenging students and teachers to tackle critical community issues across the country.
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) students captured four of the top six spots in the Florida Commission on the Status of Women’s 2015 Florida Women’s History Essay Contest.
 



BCPS News Headlines

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Special Olympics on track with its athletic program
Exceptional Student Education teacher Bridget Madero had her students well-prepared for the recent Special Olympics Track and Field School Roster Program meet at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. 
Broward school board weighing boundary changes
Broward County School Board members were torn Tuesday on a proposal that would require an innovative magnet school to accept more neighborhood students.
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) fourth annual Ed Talk community forum takes place on Saturday, January 23, 2016, from 9 a.m. – noon, at the Signature Grand in Davie. Everyone interested in the future of BCPS is encouraged to attend this free event.
Broward school board weighing boundary changes
Broward County School Board members will discuss potential boundary changes, including creating new magnet programs and swapping neighborhoods zoned for popular Cypress Bay High, during a workshop Tuesday.
Deadline Coming For Magnet School Applications
Time is running out for students to send in their applications for Magnet Programs in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.
Davie school wins $10K coding prize
Students at Nova Eisenhower Elementary likely felt like they had briefly traveled to a galaxy far, far away. 
Learning goes 3-D in new virtual reality labs
Wearing 3-D glasses and sitting in front of oversized computers, the Everglades Elementary students used a pen-like tool to "grab" a model of the earth on their screens and pull it closer and closer until it seemed to leap out at them.

Special Olympics on track with its athletic program
Exceptional Student Education teacher Bridget Madero had her students well-prepared for the recent Special Olympics Track and Field School Roster Program meet at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.