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Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) offers Universal (free) Breakfast to all students attending District schools. 
 
Broward County Public Schools participates in the Child Care Food Program (CCFP), a federally funded program, which provides healthy meals and snacks in the child care setting. 
 
Today, Monday, August 24, 2015, nearly 270,000 students across Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) headed back to class, marking the start of the District’s 100th Anniversary. 
 
Over 260,000 students will say goodbye to their summer break and head back to class on Monday, August 24, 2015, as Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) launches its 100th school year. Like many students on the first day of school, BCPS Superintendent Robert W. Runcie begins the busy opening day with a school bus ride.
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is excited to welcome students back to class on Monday, August 24, 2015, for the 2015/16 school year. 
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Off Campus Learning Centers First ‘Back to School’ Bash.
 
Miramar High School football team partners with SHEAR Inc. and the Miami Rescue Mission to feed the homeless.
 
The 10th Annual Back to School Family Health Fair is an ongoing effort to provide free health services and resources to BCPS families and communities.
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent Robert W. Runcie participated in a panel discussion at The White House. The event, called Rethink School Discipline, focused on helping school districts create positive school climates and implement effective discipline practices. 


 

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) recognizes several outstanding educators for their recent contributions and professional accomplishments. These individuals continue to learn, research, present, teach, serve and share expertise with their colleagues and students.
 

Congratulations to Apollo Middle School for receiving the 2015 Family and Community Involvement Award by the Florida Department of Education and Florida Parent Teacher Association (PTA).
 
Today, July 13, 2015, National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced four additional Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) seniors as winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Each sponsor college selected its scholarship winners from the elite group of finalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Confucius Institute will host 17 students from Cypress Bay High School, Fort Lauderdale High School and Pompano Beach High School in a summer trip to China, July 14 – 31, 2015.  Students will travel and visit historically and culturally significant locations throughout Beijing and the Jiangsu province, including the Confucius Institute headquarters, Tiananmen Square, Palace Museum and Great Wall of China.
 
The BCPS Vendor Opportunity PowerNet is a free event that allows participants to meet District purchasing agents and key staff, while learning about the process for doing business with Broward County Public Schools, the products and services needed by the District, and upcoming vendor opportunities.
 
The Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) released the 2014/15 passing rates for the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) Algebra I End of Course Exam and Grade 10 English Language Arts assessment.
 
The District’s Broward Community Schools Family Literacy program has been awarded a health literacy grant in the amount of $5,000 by the Florida Literacy Coalition, through the generous support of the Florida Blue Foundation.
The School Board of Broward County, Florida, during today’s (June 23, 2015) School Board meeting, recognized JetBlue Airlines, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and the TSA for their support hosting the third annual Autism in Flight event on May 20, 2015.  
 
Students will have the opportunity to learn how 2D and 3D gaming applications are developed for mobile platforms as part of Nova Southeastern University’s Emerging Technology Computer Camp. 
 
Broward County Public Schools participates in the Child Care Food Program, a federally funded program which provides healthy meals and snacks in the child care setting. 
 
More than 300 BCPS JROTC cadets are taking part in the 2015 JROTC Cadet Leadership Course, which is held on the campus of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, with activities also taking place at the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. 
 
The students in Amanda Rather’s fourth grade class at Heron Heights Elementary School recently raised and donated $700 to ChildNet, a Broward County community-based care organization.
 
The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy recently honored 15 Broward County Public Schools student mentors with Teen TrendsettersTM Excellence Awards for their leadership and service.
 
On Monday, June 1, 2015, U.S. Congressional staff members joined Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) director of Head Start and Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK), Dr. Nicole Mancini, as well as the District’s Legislative Affairs team, for a tour of the District’s Head Start programs at Sunland Park Academy and Plantation Elementary School.

 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) congratulates Cooper City High School for winning the 2015 School Duel Championship. School Duel is South Florida's premier, locally produced, academic-based television quiz show.
 
Congratulations to Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (JROTC) Cadet Alexandria Smith from Pompano Beach High School for being named the 2014/15 Broward County Cadet of the Year.
 
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