BCPS Shines

Great things are happening in Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), which makes BCPS shine - everyday. BCPS Shines spotlights our amazing students, phenomenal teachers, school leaders and support staff, and exciting academic programs throughout our District. Learn more about all of the things that make BCPS proud.

Up and coming professional chefs, representing eight of Broward County Public Schools 22 high school culinary programs, participated in the Florida Panthers Guest Chef Program culinary competition.
 
The OId Dillard Museum hosted a pre-Kwanzaa Celebration at the Dillard Center for the Performing Arts.
 

Manatee Bay Elementary School’s student council collected and delivered much needed goods and supplies for victims of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. 

Linda Gancitano, a physical education teacher at Driftwood Middle School's Academy of Health and Wellness, recently traveled to Washington, D.C. for a special event.
 
The first Broward County Drone League Competition was hosted at South Plantation High School.
 

Alumni of performing arts magnet programs at Bethune Elementary School, Parkway Middle School and Dillard High School, Kev Marcus of Black Violins and Umoja McNeish of Sons of Mystro performed with students from Bethune Elementary.

Congratulations to Deerfield Beach High School sophomore Cassidy Schuck who is the 2016 Orange Bowl Sports Photojournalism Contest’s first place winner.
 
Who better than students would know what students like to eat? Apparently, that’s what the District’s Food and Nutrition Service Department team had in mind when they invited students to the annual Food Show to help decide new cafeteria menu items for next school year.
 
Students from Deerfield Beach High School walked through the Cypress Creek area and gave suggestions on how to make the area more accommodating and safer for pedestrians, cyclists, transit users and motorists.
 
Formerly known as Hallandale Adult Community Center, The Henry D. Perry Education Center celebrated its relocation by hosting a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on December 1, 2016, at 3400 Wildcat Way in Miramar.
 
As part of the Hour of Code, Broward County Public Schools Superintendent Robert W. Runcie joined thousands of students across the District participating in Computer Science Education Week.
 
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) students, parents and staff were moved to action by the massive devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti.
 
Two teams of outstanding students from Cooper City High School and Sheridan Technical College will participate in the National Automotive Technology Competition in January.
 
#BrowardCodes
Thursday, December 08, 2016
From coding to programming robots, thousands of students participated in the Hour of Code this week as part of Computer Science Education Week. 
 
​On the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, the Broward County Association of Student Councils hosted its second Virtual Honor Flight event for veterans and survivors of World War II.
 
Six local churches raised more than $21,000 in the Love South Florida, #LoveSFL, community outreach campaign.
 
​Students led the charge to collect non-perishable food and other donations for the 24th annual Harvest Drive.
 
Turnaround Arts artist Autumn de Forest and performance painter David Garibaldi inspire and give back to performing and visual arts students during their recent visits to Turnarounds Arts schools Bethune Elementary School and Walker Elementary School, performing and visual arts magnet schools.
 
On November 30, 2016, Ramblewood Middle School students participated in the State of Florida sponsored Civics Pop-Up Quiz Show as part of "Celebrate Literacy Week Florida."
 
Plantation Middle School announced a new partnership with Cricket Council USA. The partnership introduces students to the second most popular sport in the world and provides the school’s newly formed cricket team with coaches, equipment and sponsorships.
 
Sheridan Technical College served a traditional Thanksgiving meal to families in their community as part its Harvest Feast.
 
The 411 on Parent Engagement Conference
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

This year’s annual Parent Engagement Conference was hosted at Fort Lauderdale High School.

School Board Celebrates Swearing in Ceremony
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Four School Board members, all re-elected in the 2016 election, were sworn in during a ceremony held at the Dillard High School Center for the Performing Arts.
 
Three hundred immigrant students, who attended Rally to the Tally to present their legislative agendas to state elected officials in Tallahassee, got the chance to share their policy recommendations to local representatives at the Close Up – Broward Youth Policy Summit Expo.

 
Congratulations to the students from Hallandale High School who won nine awards at the One Act Thespian Competition on November 19, 2016. 
 
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