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Congratulations to Falcon Cove Middle School seventh grade Prevention Squad team on being named a state winner in the 13th annual eCYBERMISSION competition by the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program.
 
South Plantation High School Earth Day Plenary Session at GEER Conference.
 
The Broward SECME – STEM Olympiad includes fun, interactive competitions with student teams from schools across Broward County.
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is seeking bright, motivated, and dedicated educators prepared to provide inspirational leadership to our students for the 2015-2016 school year.  Our Back-to-School Teacher Recruitment Fair offers site-based hiring to enable prospective educators to interview with hiring principals and find their fit within the district. 
 
Congratulations to Sarah Beauchamp, English teacher and debate coach at McArthur High School, for being named a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). Beauchamp was honored at a recognition event on March 28, 2015, held at Florida International University in Miami.
 
Congratulations to Christopher Gates, technology specialist at Broward Virtual School, for being named a finalist for the statewide 2015 Florida School-Related Employee of the Year award.
 
Broward Virtual School (BVS) parents, students and staff are launching a live Pilates 4 Youth broadcast series to elementary schools across the District. In partnership with Holy Cross Hospital, schools will have the opportunity to experience Pilates at their school sites through a live interactive four-week session via distance learning. 
 
Today, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names of eight Broward County Public Schools outstanding African-American high school seniors who have won Achievement Scholarship awards through the National Achievement Scholarship Program.
 
The Miami HEAT will join Lauderhill Paul Turner Elementary in a pep rally celebrating the school’s first place win for the How Low Can You Go? contest. 
 
The Parent/Community Involvement Task Force and Office of Parent Engagement are excited to present The 411 on Parent Engagement Conference, Saturday, April 11, 2015, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., at Piper High School.
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) honored its finest at the 2015 Caliber Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale.
 
Congratulations to six students from South Plantation High School who ranked first place in the 2015 NASA Florida Student Astronaut Challenge (FSAC), held at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. 
 
Congratulations to the Dillard High School Sigmac@t robotic team on their second consecutive first place win at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) 2015 Peachtree Regional Robotic Competition, held in Atlanta, Georgia. The team placed first after defeating 64 teams from around the country. 
 
BCPS 2015 Caliber Awards Ceremony
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The Caliber Awards Ceremony, on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, will recognize and honor the exceptional leadership, hard work and dedication of Broward’s outstanding teachers, principals, assistant principals and school-related/District employees.
 
The Florida College Access Network estimates that Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) graduating class of 2014 missed out on a total of $150 million in federal financial aid due to not completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
 
Congratulations to five Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) magnet programs for earning the Magnet Schools of America 2015 National Merit Awards.
 
Congratulations to Nova Middle School entrepreneurship teacher, Michael Brennan, who is this year’s recipient of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) 2015 Global Enterprising Educator for South Florida. 
 
The School Board of Broward County, Florida, approved new opening and closing times for 18 schools for the 2015/16 school year. The changes reflect bell time adjustments at 12 elementary schools, five middle schools and one high school.
 
J.P. Taravella High School’s student presentation of Ragtime was chosen as one of five full length musicals to be presented during the Mainstage Production at the Florida State Thespian Society 2015 Festival, which is held in April, at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa.
 
New River Middle School is hosting a "Real Men Read" event to raise awareness about the importance of literacy.
 
The University of Miami’s School of Education & Human Development has teamed up with Nova Blanche Forman Elementary School to integrate robotics and coding into STEM learning. 
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) will observe Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on April 10, 2015This year’s theme is "#MPOWR: Knowledge + Choice = Strength.
 
Norcrest fourth and fifth grade Enrichment Camp students have researched the history of the day and have planned a presentation and various activities, including eating pie, during this year’s celebration.
 
More than 4,500 students, ranging from elementary through high school, united together on March 13, 2015, to walk from Pompano Beach Middle School to Pompano Beach High School in the third annual Above the Influence March and Rally. 
 
Congratulations to the six finalists for Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) 2015 School-Related/District Employee of the Year. This award recognizes outstanding education support personnel for the significant contributions they make to Broward County schools and students.
 
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