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Foreign Exchange Students Seeking Local Host Families in Coral Springs and Parkland

Foreign Exchange Students Seeking Local Host Families in Coral Springs and Parkland

What do teens like Amanda from Brazil, Alexander from Germany, Rosa from Estonia, Ala from Tunisia and Rui from China have in common? These teens plus 60 others are headed to the United States in August as part of a group of about 3,500 teens from 60 countries, all of whom will be Youth for Understanding (YFU) high school exchange students.

Coral Springs High School Seniors Receive Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarships

Coral Springs High School Seniors Receive Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarships

The Coral Springs City Commission recognized 13 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 contribution, as well as supplement the Scholarship fund further by donations from various individuals and businesses in the community.

School Board Choices in Coral Springs and Parkland Will Be a Tough Choice

School Board Choices in Coral Springs and Parkland Will Be a Tough Choice

The School Board race for District 4 will have a competitive season now that six candidates have filed to run in the open seat. More candidates have filed to run in District 4 race than for any other school board race in the county. There may seem to be a lot of candidates, however, during this time in 2010, there were seven candidates, with only six made it past qualifying.

Coral Park Elementary in Coral Springs Demonstrates a New Inclusion Program for Broward County Schools

Coral Park Elementary in Coral Springs Demonstrates a New Inclusion Program for Broward County Schools

An inclusion program called “Play Pal” is set to start in the fall in Broward County schools. The program, which was first implemented ten years ago at one of the schools, was first started by a autism coach. The video is a demonstration of this program which was filmed at Coral Park Elementary School in Coral Springs, Florida.

Coral Glades Student and Golfer Carly Goldstein Interviewed on Sirius Radio’s PGA Tour Network with Peter Kessler

Coral Glades Student and Golfer Carly Goldstein Interviewed on Sirius Radio’s PGA Tour Network with Peter Kessler

Coral Springs Resident Carly Goldstein, 16, was interviewed on the Sirius Radio program “Making The Turn” on March 8th along with her father, Golf Instructor Barry Goldstein. Carly, who is a Junior at Coral Glades High School, is an up-and-coming golfer who is being heavily recruited by colleges at this time. Her father Barry was voted as one of the “Top 25 Golf Instructors.

Winners of Broward County Public Schools New Caliber Award Announced

Winners of Broward County Public Schools New Caliber Award Announced

Broward County Public Schools recognized its outstanding employees this evening (March 1) with its new Caliber Awards during a combined ceremony held at the Signature Grand in Davie. The gala event replaces the annual ACCLAIM, Teacher of the Year and School-Related Employee of the Year ceremonies held in the past. The event was streamed live by BECON-TV on the District’s website.