Welcome to Friday Focus
Friday Focus is a weekly roundup of BCPS news highlights by the Public Information Office. This weekly news summary includes a recap of BCPS news releases and news featured by our media partners. We hope you find this weekly news roundup a valuable resource for promoting and sharing the great things happening in BCPS.
Highlights of Nova Blanche Forman Elementary Celebrates 50 Years!; School Leaders from Vietnam Visit Gator Run Elementary School; "How Low Can You Go?" Pep Rally (Deerfield Park Elementary); Breakfast Buddies (North Fork Elementary); "Grab ‘n Go Breakfast in the Classroom" Tour (Walker Elementary); and Centennial Greetings.
Highlights of Manatee Bay Elementary School students celebrate their school’s first in the nation ranking in the “First in Math" online math competition; Parkway Middle School of the Arts students perform “The Lion King, Jr.; city of Fort Lauderdale partners with Dillard Elementary School to create Career City; Holocaust survivor presents a firsthand history lesson for Mirror Lake Elementary School students; and Centennial greetings.
Highlights of award winning actress Cameron Diaz’ surprise visit via Skype to Bethune Elementary School Turnaround Arts students; Melanie Amaro, winner of the X-Factor singing competition, performs in concert and encourages Bair Middle School students to follow their dreams: BCPS Centennial closing ceremony celebrating “100 Years and Beyond”; and Centennial greetings.
Highlights of the Broward County Cadet of the Year 2016; Broward Sheriff’s Office presents Deerfield Beach Middle School sixth grade student Angel Rivera with a Life Saving Award; "Evening Among the Stars" perfect attendance awards at Plantation High School; fourth annual Autism In Flight event at the Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport; and Centennial greetings.
Highlights of Florida Panthers Future Goals program at Driftwood Middle School; John Lennon Educational Tour Bus at Bethune Elementary School; Davie Police mock DUI fatality demonstration at Western High School; and Centennial greetings.
Highlights of Recyclebank check presentation at McArthur High School; 16th Annual Kids of Character Awards Ceremony at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts; Navy sailors celebrate USS Cole Fleet Day at Park Lakes Elementary School; three millionth student participates in the SEAS (Student Enrichment of the Arts) Program at Broward Center for the Performing Arts; and Centennial greetings.
Highlights of the annual Broward SECME-STEM Olympiad at Dillard High School; annual celebration of “El dia de los niños/El dia de los libros,” at Boulevard Heights Elementary School; and Centennial greetings.
Highlights of the Celebrity Chef Rudy Poindexter training Food & Nutrition Services staff; Cypress Bay High School students presenting $41,000 check to UNICEF; and Centennial greetings.
Highlights of the Grab ‘n’ Go Patio Breakfast Kickoff at Plantation Middle School; "Take 5 to Stay Alive" Competition at Sunrise Civic Center Theatre; SAT Day; and Centennial Greetings.
Highlights of the unveiling of the Dr. Kathleen Cooper Wright sculpture at the Kathleen C. Wright Administration Center; the Procurement Outreach event, “Open for Business”; the 2016 Caliber Awards celebrating educational excellence; and Centennial celebration greetings.