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BCPS Celebrates El Dia de Los Niños, Annual Celebration of Children, Families and Reading

Thursday, April 27, 2017
 
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WHO:              
School Board Members, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie, Students, Teachers, School Administrators, District Staff and Community Members
 
WHAT:              
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) celebrates El dia de los niños/El dia de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) with special guests reading “La Gallinita Roja (The Little Red Hen)” by Carol Ottolenghi, to pre-k and kindergarten students across the District.
 
Superintendent Runcie will be reading to students at  Hollywood Hills Elementary School on Friday, April 28, 2017.

WHEN:            
Friday, April 28, 2017
9 a.m.
 
 
WHERE:          
Hollywood Hills Elementary School
3501 Taft Street
Hollywood, FL 33021
   
WHY:              
El dia de los niños/El dia de los libros is a nationally recognized celebration emphasizing the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. The event is organized by the BCPS Bilingual/ESOL Department and Early Learning and Language Acquisition Department and multiple Broward County early childhood stakeholders.  Two copies of La Gallinita Roja/The Little Red Hen are being provided to all Broward County elementary schools. The Broward community was one of two recipients across the nation to receive the 2016 Mora Honor Awards in recognition of work to promote “Book Joy” for all children. 
                       
The community can follow the District’s El Dia de Los  Niños activities via social media on Twitter @browardschools and on Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools, and share photos via #browardreads.
 
MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.
 
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ABOUT BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
“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 271,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 236 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 99 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population, with students representing 208 different countries and 181 different languages. To learn more, visit browardschools.com. Follow BCPS on Twitter @browardschools and Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free BCPS mobile app.