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

Monday, August 19, 2013

Superintendent’s first day schedule includes riding a school bus, serving breakfast  and eating lunch with students

Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie will visit several schools on the first day of school – Monday, August 19, 2013 – to welcome parents, students, teachers and staff to the 2013/14 school year.

Superintendent Runcie will start the first day of school meeting bus drivers at the Central West Transportation Bus Terminal in Davie. He will ride a school bus with students to Silver Lakes Elementary School in Miramar. His day includes serving breakfast to students at Silver Lakes Elementary, eating lunch with students at Bennett Elementary School in Fort Lauderdale and meeting parents, students, teachers and staff across the county.

The Superintendent’s day will conclude with a news conference to discuss the opening day and kick-off of the new school year.  
Superintendent’s First Day of School Visits Schedule   


4:50 – 5:20 a.m

Central West Transportation Bus Terminal – Superintendent rides school bus 2320 College Avenue, Davie

7:20 – 7:50 a.m.

Silver Lakes Elementary School – Superintendent serves breakfast 2300 SW 173rd Avenue, Miramar

8:15 – 8:35 a.m.

A.C. Perry Elementary School 6850 SW 34th Street, Miramar

9 – 9:20 a.m.

Indian Ridge Middle School 1355 Nob Hill Road, Davie

10 – 10:30 a.m

Coral Springs Elementary School 3601 NW 110th Avenue, Coral Springs

11:15 a.m. – 12 noon

Bennett Elementary School – Superintendent eats lunch with students 1755 NE 14th Street, Fort Lauderdale

12:45 – 1:30 p.m.

Lauderhill 6-12 1901 NW 49th Avenue, Lauderhill

2 – 2:30 p.m

Coconut Creek High 1400 NW 44th Avenue, Coconut Creek

3:30 p.m

News Conference Kathleen C. Wright Administration Center, Board Room  600 SE 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale

Media are invited to cover the Superintendent’s first day of school visits.
View Video Message from the Superintendent
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