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BCPS 5th Annual Above the Influence March Expected to Draw Thousands

Monday, December 04, 2017
Students Celebrate Making the Right Choices March for a Healthy Future
On Saturday, December 9, 2017, thousands of students from across Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) will come together for the 5th Annual Above the Influence March – at the City of Miramar Memorial Park and Amphitheater. The annual march helps bolster students’ confidence in standing up to negative pressures and influences, including drugs and alcohol, bullying and fighting, discrimination, or other destructive behaviors and attitudes. In focusing on the positive influences in their lives, students celebrate their choice to live “Above the Influence.”
5th Annual Above the Influence March
Saturday, December 9, 2017, 9 a.m.
City of Miramar Memorial Park and Amphitheater
16801 Miramar Parkway
Miramar, FL 33027
This year’s Above the Influence March is supported by the city of Miramar, United Way of Broward County, Florida Health Broward County, Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County, Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and Children’s Services Council of Broward County.
The festivities will include marching bands, cheerleaders and drill teams from BCPS elementary, middle and high schools. Following the march, there will be a special battle of the bands and youth performances.

“Committed to educating all students to reach their highest potential.” Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest school district in the nation and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. BCPS has over 271,500 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 234 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 93 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population, with students representing 204 different countries and 191 different languages. To learn more, visit browardschools.com. Follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools and Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools