BCPS Shines

Great things are happening in Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), which makes BCPS shine - everyday. BCPS Shines spotlights our amazing students, phenomenal teachers, school leaders and support staff, and exciting academic programs throughout our District. Learn more about all of the things that make BCPS proud.

Two Holocaust educators from Broward County Public Schools are part of the State of Florida Task Force to revise and update curriculum for a Holocaust Education Manual for high schools throughout Florida.
Congratulations to Laura Munoz, graduate of Charles W. Flanagan High School, and intern with the Office of Frederica S. Wilson with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Internship Program.
Congratulations to Cooper City Elementary School Media Specialist Meredeth Legg, who completed a six- day immersion in American history at theColonial Williamsburg Teacher Institute in Williamsburg, VA.Sponsored by BrightStar Credit Union, Legg was the only teacher from Florida to attend the prestigious program.
Congratulations to Parkway Magnet Middle student, Quin Nardonne, who competed in the State of Florida Piano Competition.
For the second consecutive year, Dillard Elementary School in partnership with Ranger Good Works hosted Career City, a fun and interactive version of career day, for second through fifth grade students at Dillard Elementary.
Plantation High School competes in Team America Rocketry Challenge and scores the highest amongst Florida’s schools.
McNicol Middle School, School, Sawgrass Springs Middle School and Westglades Middle School were among 12 middle schools from across the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Florida regions to present at the 21st annual Wheelabrator Symposium for Environment and Education in Baltimore, Maryland.
Plantation High School Aerospace students were given the opportunity to participate in the NASA Student Launch Program in Huntsville, Alabama. 
Parkway Middle School brings home first place win in the Florida Middle And High School Drone Competition. 
Congratulations to Plantation Middle School for competing in the 2015 National SeaPerch Challenge, on May 30, 2015.
Congratulations to Nova High School “Nova Winds” who performed at the Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championships in Dayton, Ohio, competing against other wind, or indoor marching band programs across the nation.
Tedder Elementary School is the recipient of the 2015 Laura Bush Foundation for American Libraries Grant.
Endeavour Primary Learning Center students received a surprise visit at their Career Day event on May 22, 2015, from Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Leo R. Gray, who impressed students and staff with stories and memories of his fighter pilot days in the celebrated Red Tails black unit during World War II.
The Deerfield Beach SECME Drone Team competed in the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) High School State UAV Competition on May 16, 2015, at FAU, finishing first place overall in the challenge.
On May 29, 2015, student government officers at Cooper City Elementary presented the Make-A-Wish Foundation with a check for $1,900.
Exemplary Agriscience students from McArthur High School, Plantation High School, South Plantation High School, and Western High School received Horticulture Professional Certificates from directors of the Broward County Florida Nursery Growers & Landscape Association (FNGLA) chapter. 
Park Lakes Elementary School has partnered with Florida Atlantic University (FAU) to offer College of Education students the opportunity to intern at the elementary school. 
Manatee Bay Elementary School is proud to announce that one of our four teams competing at this year’s National Elementary Science Olympiad Competition held at Florida Atlantic University on May 2, 2015, came in first place over all with a second team placing fourth.
Manatee Bay Elementary School was the top school in the District to raise over $17,000 for the Jump Rope for Heart campaign. 
Stranahan High School participated in this year’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference held in Orlando on February 13 – 15, 2015.
At the 16th annual Stars on Parade on April 15, 2015, seniors from Broward County Public Schools celebrated their passion for the arts.  Students received $45,000 in scholarships from Arts for the Future for their accomplishments in the areas of dance, music, theater and visual arts.
The third annual iMPACT GiRLS ‘Afterschool-Not-Afterstreets’ Spring Gala and Awards Dinner was held at the Signature Grand on Friday, April 24, 2015.
Sandpiper Elementary School’s 4th grade students worked collaboratively with Sunrise Leadership Academy and the City of Sunrise to write Kid's Guide to Sunrise
Congratulations to students at Deerfield Beach High School for participating in the 4th annual InVEST Independent Insurance Agent Initiative.
William T. Holt, author of the “Pa' Paw Tales” series of Children's books, visited Coconut Palm Elementary School to inspire students to put learning and education first.
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