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 children’s book author and illustrator Eric Velasquez reading his book “Los Discos de Mi Abuela” to students at Hallandale Elementary School; Under Armour Jersey All American Day at Flanagan High School; “Speaking for the Future” business leaders luncheon in support of the high school debate initiative; and Centennial Celebration greetings.
Highlights of Dillard High School graduate and NFL legend Isaac Bruce’s presenting his alma mater with commemorative Golden Football in honor of the Super Bowl’s 50th anniversary celebration; renown pilot Captain Barringon Irving inspiring students at three elementary schools; and Centennial Celebration greetings.
Highlights of Spooky Science, a fun Distance Learning science event at Lyons Creek Middle School; Hallandale High School receives $75,000 donation from the Tibor & Sheila Hollo Foundation to expand its nutrition and fitness program; Anti-Bullying Week kicks off with Stand Strong event featuring Nick Vujicic; and Centennial Celebration greetings.
Highlights of South Broward High School Marching Bulldogs’ London New Year’s Day Parade Invitational, iMPACT Girls STEM Conference at Broward College North; Inside Out Project at Welleby Elementary School; Distracted Driver Simulator Training; and Centennial Celebration greetings.
Highlights of Miss Florida’s visit to Stephen Foster Elementary School; Annual Construction Career Days at Bergeron Rodeo Grounds in Davie; Broward Education Foundation Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony; “Just Do It…I Did It!” Student Awards Program; Jumpstart’s Read for the Record featuring “Not Norman, A Goldfish Story”; and Centennial Celebration greetings.
Highlights of High School Nation tour at Coral Springs High School; National School Lunch Week celebrated at Davie Elementary School; and the Broward County Commission recognition of The School Board of Broward, Florida Centennial Day.
Highlights of Royal Palm Elementary School STEM Museum Magnet School hosting visit by Taiwan Educator Delegation; Falcon Sound Invitational at Flanagan High School; and “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep,” Fire Prevention Week observance at Deerfield Park Elementary School.
Highlights of the Chinese Culture and Art Tour performing at Tradewinds Elementary School; Peace Garden unveiling at Silver Shores Elementary School; Cooper City High School Sound of Pride Marching Band receiving invitation to perform in 2018 London New Year’s Parade; “Flipping the Script” Teen Prevention & Intervention Summit; Dads Take Your Child to School Day observance at Horizon Elementary School; and Tequesta Trace Elementary School celebrating its 25th anniversary.
Highlights of Sandpiper Elementary School’s observance of Police Appreciation Day; bilingual books author Pat Mora visits and reads her book “Uno, Dos, Tres: One, Two, Three” to kindergarten dual language students at Oakland Park Elementary School; and the District celebrates Choose Peace Stop Violence Week 2015.
Highlights of 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.