Week Ending March 24, 2017


The Virtual Enterprises International Trade Show provided high school students from across the District with real-world trade show experience and the opportunity to display and market the businesses they created throughout the year. Students got the chance to buy and sell their products and to compete in various competitions related to the trade show. Students networked and showcased their leadership and presentation skills to an audience of their peers, business leaders and college professors.

BCPS News Around the District

Dillard High School Hosts 2nd Annual Career Day
Dillard High School students got a chance to meet and speak with representatives from over 40 local employers about career opportunities in South Florida. Watch video.

"Real Talk at the Barbershop” at Whiddon-Rogers Education Center 
Members of the community and local barbers met with students at Whiddon-Rogers Education Center in a “Real Talk at the Barbershop” setting to share personal experiences and real life lessons. Watch video.

Piper High JROTC Among Top Academic Teams to Compete in National Academic Bowl Championship
Congratulations to Piper High School’s Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) Academic Team for earning a spot in the 2017 U.S. Army JROTC National Academic Bowl Championship.
BCPS High School Debate Students Win Big at the State Championship Tournament
Congratulations to Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) debate students for winning six state championship titles at the Florida Forensics League State Tournament.
Six Leaders Named Assistant Principal of the Year Finalists for the 2017 Caliber Awards
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is pleased to announce six outstanding assistant principals as finalists for Assistant Principal of the Year.
Welleby Elementary School Hosts Multicultural Arts Family Night
Welleby Elementary School will host a Multicultural Arts Family Night to celebrate the array of unique cultures in the local community.

BCPS Students Get Creative to Celebrate Florida’s Children’s Week
Students from Broward County Public Schools created pieces of art in the shape of hands in celebration of Florida’s Children’s Week, March 26 - 31, 2017.
Driftwood Middle School Teacher Featured in Smithsonian Video
Last summer, Jacqueline Carrero, ESOL Teacher at Driftwood Middle School participated in a week-long Summer Institute: Teaching the Humanities through Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM).
Miami Heat Dancers Perform at McArthur High School
Miami Heat Dancers visited McArthur High School and performed during the annual faculty/student basketball game.

BCPS in News Headlines

Parkland science teacher headed for research trip to Greenland  – Local 10
A South Florida teacher is teaming up with NASA scientists in Greenland to collect data on the movement, thickness and depth of the ice, so they can learn more about the climate and rising sea level. Adeena Teres is planning to use what she learns there and apply it to the classroom at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. 

Broward players of the yearSun-Sentinel
Check out the best of the county's high school performances in basketball, soccer, wrestling and cheerleading.

Dillard's Burrows nets Florida's top high school hoops coach honorSun-Sentinel
Dillard coach Darryl Burrows has been named the 2017 Florida Dairy Farmers boys basketball state Coach of the Year. Burrows, who last week was named Coach of the Year for Class 7A, led Dillard to a 28-4 campaign and a second consecutive state basketball title. It was a state record-tying seventh championship for Burrows. 
NBC 6 Brag About Your School - Flanagan High SchoolNBC 6
NBC 6 is bragging about another South Florida school Monday – this time, we’re at Flanagan High School in Pembroke Pines. Home of the Falcons, the school is bragging about their “Young Falcon Flyers” program that allows eighth grade students to take courses on campus while allowing ninth graders to take classes at Broward College. 
Broward County teachers go back to school at special expoLocal 10
The 20th annual Broward Education Foundation Teacher Expo brought together educators from every city in Broward County to gather ideas for creative classroom projects, participate in continuing education and hear from inspiring speakers. The Expo took place at Nova Southeastern University's Fischler School of Education and Human Resources.