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 Coral Glades High School’s drama group making final preparations for its theatrical production of “Curious Savage”; Everglades High School choral students learning lesson in life; and HandsOn Broward/Comcast Cares Day volunteers giving Norcrest Elementary School a campus a facelift.
Highlights of the Advanced Placement exam review session at South Plantation High School; “Kids’ Guide to Sunrise” inspiring students at Sandpiper Elementary School to write about their experiences in the city of Sunrise; and local civil rights leaders speaking at Civil Rights Forum at Nova High School.
Highlights of Lauderhill Paul Turner Elementary School and the Miami HEAT celebrating the school’s first place win in the How Low Can You Go? contest; Mirror Lake Elementary School Diversity Day celebration; and The 411 on Parent Engagement Conference hosted by the Parent/Community Involvement Task Force and Office of Parent Engagement.
Highlights from South Plantation High School students’ first place ranking in the 2015 NASA Florida Student Astronaut Challenge; Dillard High School Sigmac@t robotic team’s second consecutive first place win at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) 2015 Peachtree Regional Robotic Competition; and Nova Blanche Foreman Elementary School fifth-graders learning about coding, and putting their knowledge to work with a robot.
Highlights from J.P. Taravella High School students’ presentation of the musical Ragtime; Take Five to Stay Alive student video contest screening of winning videos at Cinema Paradiso; and the 2015 Caliber Awards ceremony celebrating Broward’s outstanding teachers, principals, assistant principals and school-related/District employees.