Week Ending March 6, 2015

 
This week’s Friday Focus Something Special Video features highlights from the Teen Dating Violence Awareness Rally at Lauderhill 6-12 STEM-MED School; Feeding Children Everywhere Meal Preparation at Cooper City High School; the 33311 ZIP code Journeys Through Black History at Whiddon Rogers Education Center; and the annual Broward County History Fair hosted at Pompano Beach High School.  

 

BCPS News Releases

 
Media Advisory Roundup of Broward County Public Schools Events and Activities
The following are exciting events and activities taking place in Broward County Public Schools this week. Media are invited to cover these events. 
Broward County Association of Student Councils Raise $37,800 for Veterans to Visit Nation’s Capital
Student officers from the Broward County Association of Student Councils (BCASC) presented a check to Rick Asper, Chair, Honor Flight South Florida for $37,800 at the March 3, 2015, School Board of Broward County, regular meeting. 
School Board Honors BCPS Sunshine State Scholars
The School Board of Broward County, Florida, is honoring two high school students for representing Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) in the Sunshine State Scholars Program. 
 



BCPS News Headlines

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Effort helps combat hunger
Hundreds of volunteers recently donned hairnets at Cooper City High School and packed 100,000 meals for hungry children in Broward County. 
Stoneman Douglas and Coral Glades High School Drama Holding Benefit Performances for One Night
Both Coral Glades and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Drama Departments will be having a benefit performance to showcase and raise money to take their One Act Performances to the State level at the Florida Thespian Festival at the end of March.
Tools For Schools Drive A Big Success
An annual fundraising effort to provide school supplies recently concluded with a distribution drive to more than 600 teachers throughout the county. 
Project-Based Program Innovates At Springs' Parkside Elementary
Danielle Haweny, third grader at Parkside Elementary School in Coral Springs, knows more about insects than most children her age.
Students of the Month Recognized by City
Margate "Students of the Month" were recognized for outstanding achievement at the March city commission meeting.
Margate Shows Appreciation For Teachers
Along with students, Margate celebrated elite "Teachers of the Month" at the March city commission meeting. 
Broward School Board Rates Runcie 'Effective'
Superintendent Robert Runcie has passed his latest evaluation by the Broward County School Board. 
Broward County Association of Student Councils Raise $37,800 for Veterans to Visit Nation’s Capital
Student officers from the Broward County Association of Student Councils (BCASC) presented a check to Rick Asper, Chair, Honor Flight South Florida for $37,800 at the March 3, 2015, School Board of Broward County, regular meeting. 
NBC 6's Brag About Your School at Coral Glades High School
NBC 6's Brag About Your School crew went to Coral Glades High School in Coral Springs and found themselves enthralled by a Broadway show, a spunky student production of Pippin, staged in a rehearsal space.
Empowering Teens to End Dating Violence
…. Teen dating violence is a widespread problem…. As Aimee Wood, Broward County Public Schools Prevention Specialist and Dating Matters participant, said, "We're really starting to raise a generation who view violence as not OK and not normal. 
Student Finds The Recipe For Success
It was a culinary clash between senior Joshua Petalas and freshman Markal Kelly in the finals of Plantation High School's take on the TV show "Chopped.
State Honor For Taravella Drama Department's 'Ragtime'
Ragtime," a JP Taravella Drama Department production, has been chosen as one of five full-length musicals to be presented mainstage at the Florida State Thespians Festival 2015 in Tampa this April. 
Lauderhill Plans Second Community Garden
Encouraged by the response from people in the community to its first community garden, Lauderhill is planning to open another one….Parkway Middle School, which already has a hydroponic garden, will use the proposed garden for educational purposes.