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Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Hosts Sixth Annual Special Olympics Event

Monday, December 04, 2017
 
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WHO:                   
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Student Athletes, Teachers, District Staff and Community Volunteers
 
WHAT:
More than 400 Special Olympics athletes from 17 schools and 300 volunteers will enjoy performances from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School drum line, color presentation by JROTC accompanied by the national anthem, cheerleaders
and torch run. Participants will be greeted by the Stoneman Douglas High football team with a red carpet entrance at the opening ceremony. The football players will escort the Special Olympics athletes and assist them throughout the event. 
 
WHEN:                 
Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

 
WHERE:               
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
5901 Pine Island Road
Parkland, FL 33076
 
WHY:
Students will have an opportunity to show their personal best at the Special Olympics event with support from their peers, teachers, parents and community members.
 
 
MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.
 
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