Welcome to Friday Focus
Friday Focus is a weekly roundup of BCPS news highlights by the Public Information Office. This weekly news summary includes a recap of BCPS news releases and news featured by our media partners. We hope you find this weekly news roundup a valuable resource for promoting and sharing the great things happening in BCPS.
Highlights of Give Kids a Smile Day at Nova Southeastern University; Food & Nutrition Services annual Food Show at Pompano Beach High School; Rachel’s Challenge at Sunrise Middle School; and Centennial Celebrations.
Highlights of Pompano Beach High School’s Think Tank; the annual Broward County Regional Science and Engineering Fair; School Board’s Black History Month celebration; Real Men Read at New River Middle School; and the debate program at Pompano Beach Middle School.
Highlights of the 100th day of the school year observance celebrating Broward County Pubic School 100th anniversary; PNC Foundation’s Grow Up Great grant special presentation; Author Ty Allan visits students at Endeavour Primary Learning Center; the annual observance of Take Daughters and Sons to Work Day; and Centennial greetings.
Highlights of the fourth annual Ed Talk 2015/16 attended by over 700 stakeholders; a behind-the-scenes look at NBC 6’s Education on 6 featuring South Plantation High School; BCPS celebrates Literacy Week at Hollywood Hills High School, and Centennial greetings.
Highlights of the Broward County Public Schools M/WBE Disparity Work Group's first meeting to discuss the Disparity Study findings and recommendations; and Centennial greetings.
Highlights of Broward County Public Schools joint meeting with law enforcement and principals at Atlantic Technical College/Arthur Ashe, Jr., Campus and Centennial greetings.
Highlights of the return of School Duel, South Florida's only locally produced academic quiz show by BECON-TV;and an encore presentation of NFL's Bryant McFadden honoring his alma mater McArthur High School with a Super Bowl 50 Golden Football.
Highlights of Plantation Park Elementary School winning at the Music USA Festival; NFL’s Bryant McFadden honors his alma mater McArthur High School with a Golden Football in honor of Super Bowl 50; Flanagan High School celebrates its championship bound football team; NFL’s Allen Hurns hosts holiday “give back” event for students of his alma mater Sunshine Elementary School; Principals’ annual holiday meeting and celebration; and students perform at the annual Winter Festival of Music for holiday travelers at the Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
Highlights of the Youth Policy Summit at Nova Southeastern University; the New River Middle School Marine Science magnet snorkeling excursion; BCPS Celebrates National Computer Science Week Hour of Code; WOW (Working Opportunities From Within) program highlighted at Transportation Department; and Centennial Celebration greetings.
Highlights of Superintendent Robert W. Runcie selected as Florida’s 2016 Superintendent of the Year; international opera singer Carla Dirlikov spends time with students at Lake Forest Elementary School; Miramar Police Department CSI Day at Miramar High School; Bridging the Gap conversation with law enforcement at Flanagan High School and Centennial Celebration greetings.