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BCPS Students and Coconut Creek Police Get Ready for Hoops for Harmony Basketball Game

BCPS Students and Coconut Creek Police Officers Get Ready for
Hoops for Harmony Basketball Game and Community-Police Relationship Building
Great News Feature and Photo Opportunity

WHO:               
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Students, Teachers and Staff and the City of Coconut Creek Police Department

WHAT:         
Students and Coconut Creek Police officers hit the paint in a friendly game of basketball to establish and nurture positive interactions between Coconut Creek families and law enforcement.

WHEN:                
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
5 – 8 p.m.

WHERE:
Lyons Creek Middle School
4333 Sol Press Boulevard
Coconut Creek, FL 33073

WHY:
Hoops for Harmony focuses on engaging Lyon Creek Middle School students and the community in discussions and debates with law enforcement officers to share perspectives, deepen connections and increase understanding about law enforcement actions. On October 26, from 5-6 p.m., there will be informative sessions for officers and community members to interact and explore youth engagement initiatives. At 6 p.m., students and officers face off in a friendly game of basketball. The evening also includes the participation of the Miami Heat Dancers and mascot Burnie, student performances, and competitions between the community and officers.

 

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ABOUT BROWARD COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is the sixth largest school district in the nation and the second largest in the state of Florida. BCPS is Florida’s first fully accredited school system since 1962, serving more than 256,000 students and approximately 110,000 adult learners in 240 schools, centers and technical colleges, and 90 charter schools. BCPS supports a diverse student population representing 170 different countries and speaking 147 languages. To connect with BCPS, visit browardschools.com, follow us on Twitter @browardschools, on Facebook at facebook.com/browardschools, and download the free BCPS mobile app.