Week Ending September 18, 2015

This week’s Friday Focus Something Special Video highlights Western High School S.T.E.M. students’ day at the Museum of Discovery and Science with NASCAR Driver Denny Hamlin and the 2015 South Florida Gifted & Talented Symposium: "Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead” at the Signature Grand.


BCPS News Releases

Famous Bilingual Author to Visit Oakland Park Elementary School
Bilingual Author and Founder of Dia de los ninos/Dia de los libros visits Oakland Park Elementary School on Friday, September 18, 2015, to read with students.
Atlantic Technical High School and Dillard High School Host Robotics Competition
Atlantic Technical High School and Dillard High School Host  Robotics Competition, Mission Mayhem.
Roundup of Broward County Public Schools Events and Activities
The following are exciting events and activities taking place in Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) this week. Media are invited to cover these events.
Superintendent Invited to Washington for “My Brother’s Keeper” Town Hall Panel
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent Robert W. Runcie travels to Washington, D.C., this week, to speak about the District’s efforts regarding President Barack Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative.  

BCPS News Headlines

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  Science-minded twins shoot for the moon
Hadley and Delaney Robertson have always loved tinkering with Legos and Snap Circuits. 
  Dolphins' Jarvis Landry has a financial lesson for students
Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry delivers the numbers — both on the field and at the bank.
  Landry helps teach financial literacy
Landry visited students at Nova High School to talk about financial literacy. 
  Dolphins’ Jarvis Landry Visits Nova High School To Teach About Financial Literacy
After propelling the Miami Dolphins to victory on Sunday, wide receiver Jarvis Landry went out into the community on Tuesday to help high school students prepare for their adult lives. 
  Teen inventors compete for cash, 'Shark Tank' style
Alyssa Brennan is diabetic and takes daily blood samples to monitor her blood-sugar levels. 
  Florida's new collegiate high schools save students big bucks
Broward College's north campus is home to a new group of college students, ones who haven't even finished high school yet.