Schools

Frustrated Parents Angry at Boundary Proposals

Frustrated Parents Angry at Boundary Proposals

Can’t view the slideshow on your device? Then view it on Flickr! By: Sharon Aron Baron Parents filed into the auditorium at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Monday night to fight for neighborhood schools and against boundary proposals of School Board Member Abby Freedman. Despite having demographers on staff, Freedman drew boundary proposals that […]

Parkland Mayor to Abby Freedman: Pull Your Proposals by Noon Monday

Parkland Mayor to Abby Freedman: Pull Your Proposals by Noon Monday

  By: Sharon Aron Baron Residents from Parkland as well as those who have purchased or contracted homes in the newly developed “wedge” are concerned that their community may be broken up or bussed to other schools to meet class size requirements based on boundary proposals by School Board Member Abby Freedman.  See Boundary Proposals. […]

Riverside Elementary in Coral Springs Celebrates Freedom Week

Riverside Elementary in Coral Springs Celebrates Freedom Week

The students of Riverside Elementary’s Multiage K/1 class in Coral Springs celebrated Freedom Week in quite an artistic way. Freedom Week is part of our Common Core Curriculum which is the last full week in September. The 40 students, ages 5 & 6, created a beautiful American flag by using their little hands and feet all while learning about our flag.

Broward County Schools Gets an “F” for Fake Photos in New Website

Broward County Schools Gets an “F” for Fake Photos in New Website

Broward County Public Schools has just launched their new website, and while I never thought anything was wrong with their old website, the new website is a worthy effort and seems easy enough to navigate through. One problem they really need to change is getting rid of the stock photos filled with children that don’t even go to Broward Schools, much less live in Florida.

Coral Springs Couple Invents Innovative Lunchbox

Coral Springs Couple Invents Innovative Lunchbox

Coral Springs resident Rita Floyd-Vester knows a lot about germs. Being a mother of three and a teacher at Lighthouse Christian School, she maintains a hygienic classroom and home in order to provide an environment that is “germ-free” for her students and family.

Politicians Become Expats: South Florida Power Couple Retires to Panama

Politicians Become Expats: South Florida Power Couple Retires to Panama

Two Broward County Politicians will soon become expatriates when they head off to a new life in Panama in June.

Former Broward County School Board Member, David Thomas, and his wife Cindy, who sits on Broward Soil and Water Conservation District, are teachers at J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs where David teaches AP Psychology and Cindy teaches AP American History.

Coral Springs High School Establishes Four Innovative Programs to Attract and Retain Motivated Students

Coral Springs High School Establishes Four Innovative Programs to Attract and Retain Motivated Students

By: Ben Mitchell – Coral Springs High School (CSHS), one of the premiere high schools in the district, is attracting some of the top students in the county through the implementation of four new and exciting Innovative Programs.
Broward County’s Innovative Programs are schools that provide unique or thematic instruction to attract and maintain home boundary student enrollment, as well as offering students an opportunity to attend a school other than their boundary school.

Principal Grading System Matrix: Needs Further Testing

Principal Grading System Matrix: Needs Further Testing

A grading system created by Chief of School Performance & Accountability and Area Superintendent, Dr. Desmond Blackburn, has been criticized as controversial by many people and creating a firestorm of parents who will protest at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Thursday afternoon.