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.
Coral Springs High School Students can apply to the new summer program in Tamarac and earn service hours in this unique supervised program.
By: Sharon Aron Baron The City of Coral Springs is all about families, and the Mayor and City Commissioners encourage good citizenship at a very early age by allowing local children to lead the Pledge of Allegiance at their City Commission meetings. Not only do the children get the great honor of leading the pledge, […]
By: Chris Brunner The Coral Springs City Commission recognized 16 deserving high school seniors who were awarded Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarships for their freshman year in college. With the generous assistance of the Coral Springs Community Chest as the major donor, the Coral Springs Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee was able to match their […]
Westglades Middle School in Parkland joined 15 other middle schools across Florida, New England and the Mid-Atlantic to present their six-month long sustainability project as part of the Wheelabrator Symposium for Environment and Education in Sunrise on May 6.
Mayersohn said he obtained the signatures by attending events, knocking on doors, going to ball games, as well as meetings. “Wherever people are congregating, obviously you can introduce yourself as a candidate.”
150 Future environmental leaders from 15 middle schools across Florida, New England and the Mid-Atlantic presented their six-month long sustainability projects as part of the 20th anniversary Wheelabrator Symposium for Environment and Education in Sunrise on May 6.
Several Coral Springs High School students have reason to celebrate the end of the school year. Besides placing in competitions, several seniors have won full scholarships to a University.
High school senior Connor Yockus has just been named one of the U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts. The award, presented on behalf of the President of the United States, is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon an artistically talented graduating high school senior.
Ramblewood Middle School’s Drama Program will be performing Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. on May 16 and 17 at JP Taravella High School in Coral Springs. While the cast consists of Ramblewood Middle School students, the crew is a mix of middle school children and students from JP Taravella’s own drama program.
After 20 years of running the successful Safety Town program out of a triple wide trailer, city officials are hoping that they will soon get a permanent building.
This year, Principal of the Year goes to Coral Park Elementary’s Camille Pontillo, which will please many of her students and parents. Congratulations to all of the winners.
Back in 2004 when Coral Glades High School was built, funds that were to be used to build an auditorium had to be used for classrooms instead.
Coral Springs High School students can jump-start their careers by enrolling in two innovative programs in partnership with the City of Coral Springs Fire Department.
Not only can students sign up for the Fire Academy Innovative Program, now they can enroll for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program.
One Florida School Board member wants to spread the word that parents that wear inappropriate outfits to pick up their children from school are not setting a good example. Do Coral Springs have parents that have this issue?
Cellphones are usually forbidden during class at most Broward County Public Schools, however, students at Coral Springs High School, are encouraged to use them through the “Bring Your Own Technology” initiative, which incorporates smartphone usage into many lesson plans.
Culinary students from J.P. Taravella High School won first place overall in the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association’s Educational Foundation’s 14th Annual ProStart Culinary Team Competition.
The Annual Plywood Regatta held their two-day boat building event that introduces local you to the craft of boat building and the excitement of recreational boating…more photos…..
We recently published compelling data that shows Broward County Public Schools are outperforming their charter schools as a whole. One of the surprising things discovered was that two top charter schools, despite telling the public they were doing a better job, were not serving students from all socioeconomic backgrounds.
After crunching state and local data, the numbers are in: Broward County Public Schools are actually outperforming charter schools when it comes to serving students of all socioeconomic backgrounds.
Imagine your neighbor owns a Ford dealership, however, not only will he not drive a Ford, none of his family members do either. Now imagine this: the government subsidizes his Ford dealership.
Parents of children attending Coral Springs Elementary School can look forward to having them stay there another year, with the proposed addition of a sixth grade.
Students at Ramblewood Elementary competed in their first Lego Regional competition on February 1 at McNicol Middle School.
Know someone who is good with a video camera?
Broward county is looking for future film directors in Coral Springs and Parkland to enter a video contest to help reach young drivers and raise awareness about texting and driving.
Last week, candidate Howard Melamed who is running for seat four held his kickoff and fundraising party at the Smart Publishing Art Gallery. City Commissioner Claudette Bruck who currently holds the seat will be unable to run again due to term limits.
One Coral Springs resident and future homeowner in Parkland has been helping to lead the effort to fight what he considers crazy boundary proposals created by his school board member.
The 37th Annual Waterway Cleanup in Coral Springs will take place as planned on March 1, with a new leader at the helm.
Attention all parents in Coral Springs who are interested in reassigning their children: the deadline to submit a School Choice application for the 2014/15 school year is quickly approaching.
VIDEO: The “Think B4U Post” initiative aims to promote the appropriate and positive use of technology and social media among students. It’s designed to inspire students to practice safe and respectful online communications and combat negative online actions, such as cyberbullying.
Coral Springs resident Lauren Bendesky, who’s fighting stage IV neuroblastoma, was named one of five St. Baldrick’s Foundation ambassadors for 2014.