Week Ending May 01, 2015

This week’s Friday Focus Something Special Video highlights include: the Coral Glades High School drama group makes final preparations for its theatrical production of “Curious Savage”; Everglades High School choral students learn lessons in life; and HandsOn Broward/Comcast Cares Day volunteers give Norcrest Elementary School a campus a face lift.


BCPS News Releases

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) congratulates Superintendent Robert W. Runcie on being named the 2015 Hispanic-Serving School District (HSSD) Superintendent of the Year by the Association for Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS).
2015/16 School Choice Late Applications
Parents and guardians interested in submitting a 2015/16 School Choice late application for magnet and reassignment seats still available following the original application window earlier this year, can do so starting Friday, May 1, 2015.
Cypress Bay High School Senior Named National Merit Scholarship Winner
Congratulations to Cypress Bay High School senior Marianne T. Aguilar, on being named a 2015 National Merit Scholar by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
29 BCPS High Schools Rank as “America’s Most Challenging High Schools”
Congratulations to Fort Lauderdale High School for earning top 50 placement on “America’s Most Challenging High Schools” 2015 list by The Washington Post.
BCPS Students Take Part in ACT and College Board's SAT School Day
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) high school juniors at six schools had the unique opportunity to take the ACT and College Board's SAT during their regular school day. 
Nova Middle and Nova High Host Civil Rights Forum Featuring Attorney Fred Gray
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Nova Middle School and Nova High School hosted an interactive civil rights forum welcoming Seagull Alternative High School, Stranahan High School, Dillard High School and the College Academy to the high school campus, on April 17, 2015.
BCPS Celebrates El Dia de Los Niños
As part of the District’s El Dia de Los Niños celebration, School    Board members, Superintendent Runcie, District staff and community members will read the book, “The Bossy Gallito/El Gallo de Bodas” to pre-k and kindergarten students at Broward County Public Schools (BCPS).

BCPS News Headlines

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Bethune Elementary Offers Top Notch Arts Education Program
Students at Bethune Elementary School of the Arts are receiving a high quality education through artistic expression. 
Doyle Award For Nonprofit Excellence
Firewall Centers' mission is to instill character values, promote academic success and establishes long-term relationships with middle and high school students through afterschool programming. 
Weston Student Turns DECA Project Into Business
What started out as high school project at the Martinez household is now the Weston family's latest business venture. 
Washington Post Ranks America’s Most Challenging High Schools
The Washington Post recently listed their most challenging high school list and over 360 Florida Schools were listed. 
American Cancer Society Relay for Life at Coral Springs High School
People are walking around the track at Coral Springs High School to raise money for the fight against cancer. 
Coral Glades High School National Honor Society Participates In Relay For Life
The Coral Glades High School National Honor Society participated in the Relay for Life to raise money for the American Cancer Society. 
Marjory Stoneman Douglas Drama Presents Disney’s “High School Musical 2″
Join Troy, Gabriella and all the Wildcats as they begin their summer vacation at Lava Springs Country Club when Stoneman Douglas Drama Department proudly presents Disney’s High School Musical 2.
1st Annual Broward Stem Family Expo Underway Next Weekend
The first annual Broward Stem Family Expo will get underway next weekend. It helps kids appreciate math, science, technology and more.
Students Soar To New Heights With NASA
South Plantation High School students were flying high after taking first place at the 2015 NASA Florida Student Astronaut Challenge.