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Broward County Public Schools Atlantic Technical Center celebrates the opening of a new site – Arthur Ashe, Jr. Branch Campus. School Board members, along with District and school administrators will cut the ribbon to mark the official opening of the facility.

Eighty-three cadets from Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) programs enjoyed a special Spring Break opportunity.  They traveled to Parris Island, South Carolina, to take part in an orientation visit and cadet leadership camp at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot.

Mirror Lake Elementary, as part of the national Welcoming Schools project, is partnering with FIU for FIU’s Broward Diversity Day event, “Read My World.” 

Congratulations to the six finalists for Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) 2014 School-Related Employee of the Year. This award recognizes outstanding education support personnel for the significant contributions they make to Broward County schools and students.

The All Stars on Parade will showcase the outstanding musical, dramatic and artistic talent of students at the world class Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

Pamela Krauss, a South Plantation High School magnet coordinator and science teacher, is one of 14 new science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educators selected nationally for the 2014/15 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program by the Triangle Coalition for STEM Education.

Nova High School students are making their mark in the world of economics. The Nova Euro Challenge Team won first place in the preliminary rounds of the 2014 Euro Challenge.

Charismatic, dedicated, committed, extraordinary leader, champion, innovative and passionate are just a few of the words used by their colleagues to describe this year’s finalists for Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Principal of the Year and Assistant Principal of the Year.

Congratulations to Dr. Rick Cunningham, Community Schools North Intern Principal, on being named the Outstanding Administrator of the Year by the Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE). 

The Broward County Supervisor of Elections kicks off its annual High School Voter Registration Drive this week – March 17-21, 2014 – in over 40 Broward County high schools.

School Boundary Public Hearing
Thursday, March 13, 2014
On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, the School Board of Broward County, Florida, held the second of two scheduled public hearings regarding the 2014/15 school attendance areas and school usage recommendations for all elementary, middle, high and combination schools. 

Cypress Bay High School has been selected by AT&T to be part of its “It Can Wait” texting and driving campaign, which promotes no texting while driving.

The Power of STEM is the title of an Envision College & Career Success Seminar to be held at Indian Ridge Middle School on Saturday, March 15, 2014, from 9 a.m. – noon.

Heather P. Brinkworth will be sworn in as the new School Board member for District 3 on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.

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).

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