BCPS in the News

Broward County Public Schools Events and Activities

Monday, May 19, 2014
Following are a few of the exciting events and activities taking place in schools across the District this week. Media are invited to cover these events. For additional information or to arrange for coverage, contact the Public Information Office, 754-321-2300.
Monarch High School, Is this Behavior “Typical or Troubled” Information Session
Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
5050 Wiles Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33073
The Student Services Department will host a “Typical or Troubled” information workshop and panel discussion focused on the difference between troubled and typical adolescent behavior, how to manage related problems and ways to communicate. Parents, teachers and other adults who work with teens will learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms or troubled teens. The session is free.
Western High School, Tomodachi Japan Day
Thursday, May 22, 2014, 10:30 a.m. – noon
1200 SW 136 Avenue, Davie, FL 33325
Western High will host Tomodachi Japan Day with help from partners Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens and the Consulate of Japan. Students from 15 participating elementary schools who have been learning the Japanese language and culture will “meet up” at Western High to enjoy Japanese presentations and activities led by Western High students. Performances will include taiko drumming, martial arts, a costume play and parade, and songs by Japanese teacher Satoko Fisher and students.
Silver Shores Elementary School, 2nd Annual Enrichment Cluster Extravaganza
Thursday, May 22, 2014, 8:15 – 11:15 a.m.
1701 SW 160th Avenue, Miramar, FL 33027
The Enrichment Cluster Extravaganza provides students the opportunity to showcase their finished products or performances in front of the Silver Shores community. City of Miramar and District officials are expected to attend.

Sprouting STEM Schools – Night at the Museum
May 20 – 29, 2014
Sprouting Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Museum magnet schools will host a “Night at the Museum.” During the museum exhibition night, students will become docents and principals will become curators, as visitors experience hallway and classroom galleries decorated with students’ projects, displays and works of art. Below is the STEM Night at the Museum schedule:
Plantation Elementary School
Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
651 NW 42nd Avenue, Plantation, FL 33317

Liberty Elementary School, K-2 Cluster
Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
2450 Banks Road, Margate, FL 33063
Liberty Elementary School, 3-5 Cluster
Thursday, May 22, 2014, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
2450 Banks Road, Margate, FL 33063
Atlantic West Elementary School
Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 6 – 7 p.m.
301 NW 69th Terrace, Margate, FL 33063
Colbert Elementary School
Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
2702 Funston Street, Hollywood, FL 33020
Broward Estates Elementary School
Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
441 NW 35th Avenue, Lauderhill, FL 33311
Royal Palm Elementary School
Thursday May 29, 2014, 6 – 8 p.m.
1951 NW 56th Avenue, Lauderhill, FL 33313
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest public school system in the United States, the second largest in the state of Florida and the largest fully accredited K-12 and adult school district in the nation. BCPS has over 260,000 students and approximately 175,000 adult students in 229 schools and education centers and 94 charter schools. BCPS serves a diverse student population. Students are from 204 different countries and speak 130 different languages. For more information about BCPS, visit (browardschools.com), follow us on Twitter (@Browardschools) and like us on Facebook @ (facebook.com/browardschools).