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Mirror Lake Elementary School Partners with FIU to Celebrate Diversity

Thursday, April 03, 2014
 
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WHO:             
Mirror Lake Elementary Students, Parents, Teachers, Staff, School Board Members, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie, Florida International University (FIU) Staff, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Staff, Volunteers and Mentors                     
 
WHAT:          
Mirror Lake Elementary, as part of the national Welcoming Schools project, is partnering with FIU for FIU’s Broward Diversity Day event, “Read My World.”  FIU volunteers will be reading to students, helping to paint a special school mural and taking part in activities aimed at celebrating diversity.  
 
In addition, a special guest from the Welcoming Schools Human Rights Campaign, which aims to create safe and welcoming school environments for all students, will visit the school to take part in the Diversity Day events.
 
WHEN:          
Thursday, April 3, 2014. 

8 a.m. – 2 p.m.           
 
WHERE:        
Mirror Lake Elementary School
1200 NW 72nd Avenue, Plantation, FL  33313          
 
WHY:             
FIU’s volunteer and student activities support Mirror Lake Elementary School’s efforts to help students embrace diversity, increase tolerance and prevent bullying.
 
For more information, please contact school counselor, Gigi McIntire, at Mirror Lake Elementary School, 754-322-7106.
 
MEDIA ARE INVITED TO COVER THIS EVENT.
 
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