Catch up on This Week's News With Friday Focus!

This week’s Friday Focus highlights students honoring fallen heroes and veterans as part of a Districtwide celebration and recognition of military service members. Also, congratulations to Sheridan Technical College on celebrating 50 years of excellence in career and technical education, and much more. Friday Focus for the week ending November 17, 2017

Letter from Superintendent Robert W. Runcie

Check out Superintendent Robert W. Runcie’s letter reflecting on the District’s progress and accomplishments over the past six years. Read the Superintendent's letter.

NBC 6 Brags About Piper High School

Piper High School, home of the Bengal’s has served as a pillar of the community for 45 years. Since then, Piper High has evolved with programs like, its JROTC unit, dubbed the “Bengal Battalion,” with top-flight leadership training experience; the AP Capstone academy; and its Finance Academy where students can receive professional certificates. There are also academies in journalism, dual enrollment with Broward College, and much more. BRAG About Piper High School

Get the Latest Information on the SMART Program

The SMART program is moving forward with 1,191 SMART school facilities projects in one of the six phases of the design and implementation process. This represents 87 percent of all SMART school facility projects and marks an investment of more than $844 million. Read More


Congratulations to 25 District schools for receiving the Five Star School Award from the Florida Department of Education. The award recognizes the importance of community involvement to student success. Schools eligible for the award must have active business partnerships, family engagement and volunteer service programs, as well as organized School Advisory Councils. 2016/17 Five Star Schools

All Are Welcome in Broward County Public Schools

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) welcomes all students and families displaced due to recent natural disasters locally and abroad. To assist displaced families, the District is providing information, including answers to frequently asked questions regarding enrolling students and resources available. Find out more.

Superintendent Runcie Welcomes Immigrant Students and Families

In a video message, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie shares how Broward County Public Schools is proud of its diverse student and community population and explains that the District welcomes student immigrants without discrimination. To watch the video and find out more about the Immigration Support Plan, click here.

Download the Free BCPS Mobile App

The free BCPS Mobile App is an easy and convenient way to stay up-to-date on District and school news, information and alerts. To learn more about the BCPS Mobile App, Click Here

Help Our Students and Teachers by Donating Your Sales Tax Allowance

Attention business owners! Broward County Public Schools is a leader in integrating technology into the learning environment in thousands of classrooms and school media centers throughout the District. Donate your Sales Tax Collection Allowance online to bring technology to our classrooms. Sales Tax Donation Information

Seniors: Apply for College Financial Aid

High School Seniors, do you need money for college? Don’t miss out on FREE money. Complete a FAFSA form, to see how much financial aid you are eligible for. Click the link below for more information. FAFSA is Free to Complete.

Language Translation Features Help Keep You Updated On BCPS

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) celebrates and respects the diversity of our students, families, employees and community members. To help you quickly and easily access information on the District’s website in multiple languages, translation resources are now available. To learn how to use the translation resources, Click Here

BCPS Students: Download Microsoft Office for Free

Microsoft’s Student Advantage Program provides free downloads of the full version of Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, Access, etc.) for all students in Broward County Public Schools for use on their personal devices. Learn More

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