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Today, Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Deputy Secretary Christy Daly and Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie honored Florence “Flo” Cancilla as a state finalist for the 2012/13 Juvenile Justice Teacher of the Year, during a ceremony at the Pompano Youth Treatment Center (YTC).

Six high schools involved in the federally-funded Ninth-Grade Academies Development Grant will showcase their school’s best practices and programs with other principals, District personnel and school stakeholders on Wednesday, March 12 at the Nob Hill Soccer Park.

Sunset Lakes Elementary School kindergarten through third-grade students will learn some superhero, high energy moves from Sportacus on Friday, March 7 at 1 p.m. Sunset Lakes Elementary is one of three schools being recognized as “Broward’s Healthiest Elementary School” by Coventry Health Care, an Aetna company and the American Heart Association.

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is excited to announce that Everglades High School is receiving an “A” grade from the Florida Department of Education for the 2012/13 school year.  This marks the third consecutive year that Everglades High School has received the state’s highest grade.

BCPS is Celebrating 1,000 PROMISES
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is celebrating the success of the PROMISE (Preventing Recidivism through Opportunities, Mentoring, Interventions, Support and Education) program.

Congratulations to Hollywood Hills High School Military Academy for winning the first place overall championship title during the Broward County Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) Drill Meet.

April 17, 2014, is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day in Broward County Public Schools (BCPS).  This year’s theme is "Plant a Seed, Grow a Future."

The construction of a new replacement Cooper City High School has been completed. The demolition to take down the final two classrooms and what remains of a third floor canopy will take place today, March 3, 2014.

Governor Rick Scott has announced his appointment of Heather Brinkworth of Fort Lauderdale to the Broward County School Board to fill the District 3 vacancy.

Middle and high school students representing a cross section of Broward County schools will gather to compete in the ninth annual Broward County History Fair on Friday, February 28, 2014 from 8 a.m. to noon at Pompano Beach High School.


Two elementary school teachers, two middle school teachers, one high school teacher, and one alternative school teacher round out the six Teacher of the Year finalists selected to be among the best of the best in Broward County Public Schools (BCPS).

Public hearings are  scheduled to discuss the 2014/15 school attendance areas and school usage recommendations for all elementary, middle, high and combination schools. 

“Broward County Public Schools is fortunate to have many of the best teachers in the country – teachers who are dedicated to helping our students be successful, both academically and as productive members of our community,” said Superintendent Robert W. Runcie.  

West Broward High School Student Organization of Anatomy and Physiology (S.O.A.P) will host its third annual DiaBEAT THIS! Staff and Student Basketball Tournament on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the West Broward High Gymnasium, 500 NW 209th Avenue, Pembroke Pines.

Parents and guardians can submit applications for Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Head Start and Early Head Start programs for the 2014/15 school year during two upcoming open enrollment windows.

The Broward County Association of Student Councils (BCASC) is on a mission to raise funds to send at least 72 World War II and Korean War veterans to Washington D.C., on the Spring Honor Flight from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) has initiated an independent review of Exceptional Student Education (ESE) and Support Services. As part of the review process, the District has scheduled an informational meeting for parents and interested community members that will take place at South Plantation High School (1300 SW 54th Ave., Plantation, FL 33317) on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, from 6:30 - 8 p.m. in the auditorium. 

Your opinion matters!  Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) invites parents, students, and school staff to participate in the District’s Annual Customer Survey, Strengthening the Paths to Success.

Lauderhill 6-12’s ninth-grade students will be presenting the Lauderhill Police Department with a donation of $600 to purchase a bulletproof vest for its newest K9 Officer, Maxxx.

Congratulations to the seven Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) seniors who are candidates for the prestigious 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) has been nominated by the Florida Department of Education to represent the national Green Ribbon Schools Award competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.

Jan Malecha of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp Memorial in Germany will present a Holocaust Educational Program to high school students at 35 BCPS high schools and centers. The series of presentations, which include artifacts from the Buchenwald Concentration Camp, kicks off at Cypress Bay High School in Weston on February 18, 2014.

Event Recap: Walk A Mile in My Shoes
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
The Walk A Mile in My Shoes forum was held at Dillard High School, where black male high school and college students shared information regarding what they need to be successful. 
 
In honor of national Digital Learning Day, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is spotlighting the BCPS collaborative partnership with the non-profit organization Innovations for Learning (IFL).  Through this initiative, BCPS is implementing a digital literacy program for kindergarten and first grade students that integrates classroom instruction and community-based tutors to deliver interactive instruction at 13 BCPS Title I schools (123 classrooms).  
 
Congratulations to Gustavo Junco, Advanced Placement and Honors Chemistry teacher at West Broward High School in Pembroke Pines, who has been named winner of the State of Florida 2014 Excellence in Teaching about Agriculture Award.

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