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Stoneman Douglas DECA to host “Shark Tank” Challenge

Stoneman Douglas DECA to host “Shark Tank” Challenge

As part of Stoneman Douglas DECA’s chapter project: Return on Investment Learning Simulation (ROILS), there will be a “Shark Tank” challenge held at the Stoneman Douglas auditorium at 4:00 p.m. on November 19th. In this simulation, DECA students will be “pitching” their products to a panel of judges who will review their ideas and provide […]

Coral Springs Charter Student Chosen for Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington DC

Coral Springs Charter Student Chosen for Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Washington DC

By: Sharon Aron Baron One Coral Springs student was chosen to attend a three-day Congress for Future Medical Leaders in Washington D.C. joining other students from across the country to hear Nobel Laureates and National Medal of Science winners talk about leading medical research. Dillon Ragin, 17, senior at Coral Springs Charter School has been […]

Mother and Former Candidate Tragically Takes Her Own Life

Mother and Former Candidate Tragically Takes Her Own Life

  By: Sharon Aron Baron A woman that fell to her death from a Fort Lauderdale condo yesterday was confirmed to be former tennis pro and candidate for School Board Rochelle “Shelly” Solomon. According to the Sun Sentinel, who did not have the identity of the woman, Solomon died Tuesday afternoon after falling 15 stories from […]

Student Faces Charges for Starting Fire in Locker Room

Student Faces Charges for Starting Fire in Locker Room

By: Sharon Aron Baron Criminal charges will be filed against a high school senior who started a small fire at JP Taravella High School on Tuesday morning. The student, age 17, whose name cannot be released because he is a juvenile, was in the mens locker room at the school when he poured nail polish […]

Coral Springs High School Holds Grand Opening for Innovative Lab

Coral Springs High School Holds Grand Opening for Innovative Lab

A grand opening will be held for a new state-of-the-art LEEO lab at Coral Springs High School. LEEO stands for Linked Education and Employment Outcomes. The program provides computer instruction and employability skills so students will become technologically proficient as well as acquire the skills necessary to compete in a global society.

Local Teacher Raises Funds To Attend Student’s Wedding

Local Teacher Raises Funds To Attend Student’s Wedding

One dedicated local teacher will be traveling to India to attend the wedding of a former student and has set up a Go Fund Me Page to help pay for the trip.

JP Taravella teacher Laurie Levitan Acosta taught Mayank Bhandar over ten years ago where she is the Academy of Finance Lead Teacher and one of three DECA advisors.

Public or Charter: The Road to Finding the Right Fit for my Children

Public or Charter: The Road to Finding the Right Fit for my Children

Every time I turn around, a new charter school is opening, sending glossy brochures of students – stock photos, but nonetheless appealing, of kids in lab coats, or enjoying algebra. And that’s when a parent may find themselves at the open houses, registering for the new charter school’s lottery, and doing a lot of soul searching about whether or not to abandon their public school.

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