BCPS in the News

Roundup of Broward County Public Schools Events and Activities

Monday, February 23, 2015
 
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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.

BCPS LEEO Expo  
Coral Springs High School Auditorium 
7201 West Sample Road, Coral Springs, FL 33065
When: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. 

Coral Springs High School hosts BCPS LEEO Expo, where 13 middle and high school LEEO programs will showcase their work. LEEO, which stands for Linking Education and Employment Outcomes, offers computer instruction and employability skills, providing students with the opportunity to compete in a technologically advanced global society. For more information, contact Michael Marhefka, assistant principal, Coral Springs High School, 754-322-0526.

Mock Interview Blitz 
Nova Southeastern University Wayne Huizenga Business Building
3301 College Avenue, Davie, FL 33314
When: Friday, February 27, 2015 – 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 

The Career, Technical, Adult and Community Education Department will host its first Mock Interview Blitz to help BCPS Academy students prepare for upcoming paid internship interviews, as well as future college and career interviews. This is part of a larger continuum of work-based learning opportunities designed to help students gain experience and insight into real-world careers. For more information, contact Jillian Berg, curriculum facilitator, 754-321-8447. 

World Languages High School Academic Competition 
Western High School
1200 SW 136th Ave, Davie, FL 33325
When: Saturday, February 28, 2015 – 8 a.m. – noon 

Students from across the District will come together to compete in the World Languages High School Academic Competition in various categories including, declamation, impromptu speaking, talent, skit presentation, original play presentation, new media and visual arts. Over 900 students will be in attendance for this exciting opportunity to demonstrate their levels of second language proficiency and cultural awareness in one of the nine languages offered by BCPS. For more information, contact Blanca Guerra, World Languages curriculum supervisor, 754-321-2451.

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