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Broward Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie to Visit Schools on Opening Day

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Like many students starting their first day of school, Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie will begin his day by riding a school bus. The Superintendent will board one of the District’s recently purchased propane buses (98 in all) at the North Area Bus Transportation Terminal in Pompano Beach.
The Superintendent’s day will continue with several school visits, where he will welcome parents, students, teachers and staff to the 2014/15 school year. As he makes his way across the District, Superintendent Runcie will have breakfast with students at Westchester Elementary School in Coral Springs, and lunch with students at Pembroke Lakes Elementary School in Pembroke Pines.
The Superintendent will also host an opening day news conference to discuss the events of the first day and kick-off of the new school year.
Superintendent’s First Day of School Visits
Monday, August 18, 2014
5:30 a.m. North Area Transportation Bus Terminal
Superintendent Rides New Propane Bus to Coral Glades High School
2300 NW 18th Street, Pompano Beach 
7:15 – 8 a.m. Westchester Elementary School
Superintendent Has Breakfast With Students 
12405 Royal Palm Boulevard, Coral Springs
8:30 – 9 a.m. Liberty Elementary School
Superintendent Visits ESE Cluster 
2450 Banks Road, Margate
9:30 – 10 a.m. Western High School
1200 SW 136th Avenue, Davie
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Pembroke Lakes Elementary School
Superintendent Has Lunch With Students
11251 Taft Street, Pembroke Pines
Noon – 12:30 p.m. Hollywood Hills Elementary
3501 Taft Street, Hollywood

1 – 1:30 p.m. Sheridan Technical High School
New High School
3775 SW 16th Street, Fort Lauderdale
2 – 2:30 p.m. Parkway Middle School
3600 NW 5th Court, Lauderhill
3:30 p.m.   News Conference
Kathleen C. Wright Administration Center, Board Room  
600 SE 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest public school system in the United States and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962. 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 135 different languages. For more information about BCPS, visit (browardschools.com), follow us on Twitter (@Browardschools) and like us on Facebook @ (facebook.com/browardschools).