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City recognizes Coral Springs Charter School for ‘A’ rating

City recognizes Coral Springs Charter School for ‘A’ rating

Last week, the Florida Department of Education released the 2011-2012 high school grade results. Coral Springs Charter, along with Coral Glades High, Coral Springs High, J.P. Taravella High, and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, all received an ‘A’ rating based on students’ performance relative to state standards, graduation rates, participation and success in accelerated courses, and postsecondary preparation.

Local High School Student Develops Program Helping Students and Local Food Bank

Local High School Student Develops Program Helping Students and Local Food Bank

Rachael Rosier spends afternoons teaching both writing and theatre to students who would not otherwise get exposure to either. Her program called, Lil’ Playwrites not only helps the students in the schools that she teaches, but helps stocks the shelves of the WECARE food pantry in Sunrise, as the only fee to take her class, is one can of food.

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.