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Media Advisory Roundup BCPS Events and Activities Week of December 8, 2014

Monday, December 08, 2014
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The following are exciting events and activities taking place in schools across the District this week. Media are invited to cover these events. For additional information or to arrange for coverage, contact the Public Information Office, 754-321-2300.
Museum Night
Colbert Museum Magnet School
2702 Funston St., Hollywood, FL 33020
When: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 – 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Colbert Elementary Museum Magnet School students will display their work in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) during Museum Night. The school’s classrooms parallel the museum process of researching, exploring, experimenting, explaining and exhibiting. Students have the unique opportunity to observe STEM from the perspective of a museum curator. For more information contact, Stacey Rasner, STEM Instructional Facilitator, 754-323-5118.
Second International Summit Hosted by Pompano Beach High School
Pompano Beach High School
600 NE 13th Ave., Pompano Beach, FL 33060
When: Thursday, December 11, 2014 1:30 – 3 p.m.
Pompano Beach High School will host its second International Summit from December 8-11, 2014, with foreign educators who will co-teach and examine key issues in education, economics and culture with students. The goal of the International Summit is to provide students with a better understanding of international affairs. For more information contact, Bill Bankowski, Magnet Coordinator, 754-322-2000.

Annual Winter Showcase
Welleby Elementary School
3230 N Nob Hill Road, Sunrise, FL 33351
When: Thursday, December 11, 2014 – 5 – 8 p.m.

The Annual Winter Showcase includes the grand opening of the Solar Gazebo, where student-created garden ornaments using recycled materials will be on display; a chess demonstration with a “live” chessboard by the Chess Club, and performances by the Welleby Chorus, Violin Ensemble, Dance Club, Step Team, and cheerleaders. For more information contact, Donna Boruch, Principal, 754-322-8850.



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