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Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) “Conversation With The District” is a town-hall style series, providing an opportunity for parents, students, staff and community members to share input and thoughts with School Board members and the Superintendent about what the District is doing  well or where improvements can be made.
 
Students from Country Hills Elementary will participate in a “Walk for Love” in staggered groups to increase awareness of grief counseling for children, teens and families at Tomorrow’s Rainbow, which provides free support groups and miniature therapy horses to guide children through their own journey to deal with grief.
 
Media conference call to discuss the Florida Department of Education’s release of 2015 baseline school grades.
 
On Friday, February 12, 2016, the Florida Department of Education (FLDOE) released the 2015 baseline school grades, which are based on the administration of the Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) taken by students in the Spring of 2015.
 
Two elementary school teachers, two middle school teachers and two high school teachers round out the six finalists vying to become Broward County Public Schools 2017 Teacher of the Year.
 
The deadline to submit a School Choice application for Magnet programs, Nova schools and school reassignments for the 2016/17 school year is February 10, 2016.
 
A group of students from Oakland Park Elementary School and Westpine Middle School will serve as jurors deciding the fate of 35 new items the District is considering offering next school year as part of its School Break, National School Lunch and Supper Programs.
 
In an effort to remain committed to fair and equitable contracting opportunities for minority and women-owned businesses, BCPS has planned a series of Disparity Study Work Group meetings to review the Disparity Study Report findings and recommendations.
 
Lauderhill 6-12 STEM-MED Students, Women in Distress, Lauderhill Police Department, Broward County Public Schools Staff, Volunteers and Business Partners.
 
The School Board of Broward County, Florida, recently adopted revisions to School Board Policy 1341, which governs the use of Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) facilities for non-school purposes.
 
As part of its mission to increase students’ access to college and to encourage and support a college and career-going culture, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) offers all high school juniors the opportunity to take the SAT, at no cost to students, on SAT School Day – April 12, 2016.
 
The Green Schools Alliance (GSA), an international organization of sustainable schools, announced that Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) will join the formation of the Green Schools Alliance District Collaborative, which harnesses the collective power of schools to support greener, more efficient solutions.
 
The White House is spotlighting Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) for its commitment to providing students with increased access to computer science. The District’s goal is for every student to participate in~computer science courses and curriculum while in school.
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is honored to be the recipient of a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a model for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and computer science in elementary schools.
 
Author and publisher Ty Allan Jackson visits Endeavour Primary Learning Center.
 
The 2016 season of School Duel, South Florida’s premier academic quiz show, kicks off on Thursday, January 28, 2016, as J. P. Taravella High School competes against Pompano Beach High School in an exciting first round game.
 
Park Lakes Elementary is hosting its first “IDream-ILead” Male Conference. Among the speakers is School Board Chair Dr. Rosalind Osgood.
 
Blanche Ely High will host its annual Magnet Programs Open House to showcase its Medical Sciences and Science/Pre-Engineering magnet programs for the 2016/17 school.
 
Indian Ridge Middle hosts “Abriendo Puertas”, a new outreach program, which offers important information for members of the Hispanic community including citizenship classes, career information, immigration assistance, tax preparation assistance and voter registration.
 
The District has partnered with South Florida artist and world-renowned muralist Bill Saverese to work with schools to generate a collection of student artwork to serve as inspiration for a District mural and new District logo.
 
The District has partnered with South Florida artist and world-renowned muralist Bill Saverese to work with schools to generate a collection of student artwork to serve as inspiration for a District mural and new District logo.
 
On, Saturday, January 23, 2016, a record turnout of approximately 700 people, including parents, students, business leaders, elected officials and community members joined Broward County School Board members, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent Robert W. Runcie and District staff for Ed Talk 2015/16. The fourth annual event took place at the Signature Grand in Davie, from 9 a.m. – noon.
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is excited to participate in the annual statewide Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida!, which takes place January 25 – 29, 2016. This year’s theme is “Literacy Changes Our World!”
 
Head Start, Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten, and Exceptional Student Education Preschool Students; District Staff; Sesame Street’s Elmo; and Representatives from the PNC Foundation.
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) “Conversation With The District” is a community forum, 
providing an opportunity for parents, students, staff and community members to share input and thoughts with School Board members and the Superintendent about what the District is doing well or where improvements can bemade.
 
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