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 […]
Representatives from the U.S. Army will visit Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday to congratulate Jeremy Guttveg, a member of the band program, for being selected for the 2014 U.S. Army All-American Marching Band.
VIDEO:On Wednesday, School Board Member Abby Freedman still had not pulled her boundary proposals to bus children in the unbuilt portion of Parkland despite the fact that they went against usual Broward County policy by not following traditional boundary guidelines.
Residents are mad as hell and are venting their frustrations to Parkland Mayor Michael Udine over the proposed boundary changes from Broward School Board Member Abby Freedman.
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. […]
On Wednesday night, parents had the chance to ask their school board members questions in their “Conversation with the District” event at Coral Springs High School. On many parent’s minds were the recent proposals involving boundary changes affecting Parkland schools and several parents were vocal against any changes that would divide their community.
Calling all Coral Springs and Parkland families with college-bound students. Come and meet representatives from over 200 colleges and universities from around the country at the Greater Fort Lauderdale National College Fair.
A teacher from Ramblewood Elementary in Coral Springs received a surprise during class today when two OfficeMax representatives awarded him $1,000 worth of classroom supplies.
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.
On October 9, parents and students have a chance to ask their school board member questions related to Broward County Public Schools in their upcoming Conversation with the District events. This is just one in a series of town hall-style meetings aimed at gaining input and feedback the community.
The J.P. Taravella Band and Orchestra Program has been invited to play in the London New Year’s Day Parade, and band members are working hard to get the word out about the fundraisers so that they can afford to send all 200 members on the trip.
Panama is safer than most of the US, but if you act like you just fell off the turnip truck, you will be scammed, and the biggest scammer very well may be your tour director who told you that you will live like royalty on your Social Security check.
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 Police Detectives arrested a teacher from Coral Springs Imagine Charter of Broward today, for transmitting obscene material to a student via email.
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.
Dislike children or waking up at the crack of dawn?
Do you have frequent headaches?
Then this isn’t the job for you.
Coral Glades High School senior Ronald D. Laracuente was recently named a member of the 49th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars. He will travel to Washington, D.C. this weekend (June 15-16, 2013) to receive his award
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.
On Tuesday afternoon approximately 2:30pm a student had her Iphone snatched from her hand as she was getting off of a bus around Coral Springs High School.
The recipients of the MLK Scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year are: Sherbin Shaji, Jeeva Francis, Kristine Chen, Devonne Rahming, Alvaro Campuzano, Kruti Patel, Yarah Joseph, Alexander Dokuchaev, Tyler Smith, Matthew Sullivan, Ronen Wolf, Daniel King, Malcolm Hannah and Melissa Volcy.
Students from Coral Springs High School have a good time with their rendition of the Harlem Shake.
Coral Glades High School senior Ronald Laracuente has been named a semifinalist academic scholar for the highly prestigious 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
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.
Governor Rick Scott acknowledged Broward County’s public schools that sustained high student performance or demonstrated substantial improvement in student performance by presenting a check totaling more than $15 million in School Recognition Program funding to Superintendent Robert W. Runcie on March 11th.
Broward County School Superintendent Robert Runcie had a question and answer session with parents from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Tuesday, but only one question was answered: Their principal would not be staying.
Over 500 student and parents rallied outside of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland on Thursday afternoon protesting what many feel is the unfair treatment of their Principal.
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.
The award-winning theatre department at JP Taravella presents Leading Ladies starting on February 28 through March 2nd.
From the reputed pen of Ken Ludwig, author of audience pleasers Crazy for You and Moon Over Buffalo, comes the adventure of Jack and Leo. Two English Shakespearean actors down on their luck…
Three students from Coral Springs have been named candidates for the highly prestigious 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program and all three are enrolled in Broward County Public Schools.
Forest Glen Middle School eight grader, Randell Slapikas, has been selected as a Distinguished Finalist in the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for his outstanding volunteer work in his community.