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Students Put Their Drone Flying Skills to the Test

Inaugural Drone Competition at South Plantation High School on Saturday, December 10, 2016

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Students from 23 schools across Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and St. Lucie counties


Inaugural Drone Competition organized by South Plantation High School showcases middle school and high school students’ drone technology and flying skills. There are three divisions for the competition, based on students’ skill levels. This is the first student inspired drone competition in Florida.

America’s Got Talent Performance Artist, David Garibaldi Visits Students at Walker Elementary School


Walker Elementary students and America’s Got Talent Performance Painter, David Garibaldi


Performance Painter and former contestant on America’s Got Talent, David Garibaldi will surprise students and showcase his talents by creating a canvas portrait of First Lady, Michelle Obama, using his trademark technique of spray paint. 


November 29, 2016, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 


Walker Elementary School, 1001 NW 4th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL  33311

Child Prodigy, Autumn de Forest, Visits Bethune Elementary


Bethune Elementary students and child prodigy artist Autumn de Forest.


Child prodigy and visual artist, Autumn de Forest, who has exhibited her paintings internationally will teach students how to draw portraits using techniques that made her famous.   Students will continue their visual lessons outside of the classroom as they travel on December 1st to Art Basel in Miami Beach to see Autumn de Forest works on exhibit and engage in a Q & A session with Autumn.

School Choice Showcase

The Gifted Advisory Council is hosting a School Choice Showcase featuring magnet and innovative programs from Broward County Public Schools. Parents are invited to attend this free event that will be held at McArthur High School. Discover the options that are available for your elementary, middle, and high school students.

School Choice Showcase
November 16, 2016
6:00 – 8:00 P.M.

McArthur High School
6501 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, FL 33024