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The following are exciting events and activities taking place in Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) 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.
Blanche Ely High School Boys Basketball State Champions Assembly and Parade
Blanche Ely High School Gymnasium
1201 NW 6 Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL 33060
When: Friday, March 6, 2015 – 1 p.m.
BCPS and Blanche Ely High proudly celebrate its Class 7A Florida High School Athletic Association, Boys Basketball, 2015 State Champions. To celebrate this victory, Blanche Ely High in partnership with the City of Pompano, will host an assembly and parade in honor of the team. For more information, contact Malcolm Spence, assistant principal, Blanche Ely High School, 754-322-0973.
35th Annual Broward County Council of Teachers of Mathematics (BCCTM) Elementary Mathematics Competition
2700 Sportsplex Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065
6901 NW 16 Street, Plantation, FL 33313
200 N Douglas Road, Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
When: Saturday, March 7, 2015, from 8 – 11:30 a.m. (all locations)
The 35th Annual BCCTM Elementary Mathematics Competition will take place at three different sites: Coral Glades High School, Plantation High School and Pines Middle School. Over 700 fourth and fifth grade mathletes
from over 90 public, private and charter schools will compete. A ceremony will be held in May to acknowledge first, second and third place winners in the individual, team and overall categories. For more information, contact Guy Barmoha, director, Mathematics, Science and Gifted, 754-321-2119.
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