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Minepocalypse Challenge at Lauderhill 6-12

It was “Game On” for BCPS Students Participating in an Inaugural Minecraft: Minepocalypse Challenge at Lauderhill 6-12

Event Took Place on Saturday, March 12, 2016
It was a fun, educational competition that took students on a virtual adventure! On Saturday, March 12, 2016, approximately 150 Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) students from 47 District schools took part in a Minecraft: Minepocalypsechallenge at Lauderhill 6 – 12, 1901 NW 49 Avenue, Lauderhill, FL 33313. The event was from 9 a.m.

Nine BCPS Magnet Schools and Programs Win National Merit Awards

Congratulations to nine Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) magnet schools and programs for earning the Magnet Schools of America 2016 National Merit Awards. Four schools received the Magnet Schools of Excellence award, and five schools and programs received the Magnet Schools of Distinction award from MSA, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools.

Receiving the Magnet Schools of Excellence, the top merit award given to a select group of magnet schools, are:

Tony Award-Winning Actor John Lloyd Young and International Opera Singer Carla Dirlikov Visit Students and Film Video for White House Talent Show


Broward County Public Schools Staff, Students from Lake Forest Elementary School and Walker Elementary School, John Lloyd Young and Carla Dirlikov 


Tony Award-Winning Actor John Lloyd Young and International Opera Singer Carla Dirlikov visit Lake Forest Elementary and Walker Elementary to meet with teachers and principals, visit classes, share music techniques with students and film a special talent show video for the White House.


Monday, March 14, 2016, from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

CAF Red Tail Squadron Visits Deerfield Beach Middle

Students at Deerfield Beach Middle School Get Special Opportunity to Learn About the Tuskegee Airmen

Local media are invited to Deerfield Beach Middle School March 9-12 to see the positive influence on students as they visit the CAF Red Tail Squadron’s RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit, a mobile theater that travels the country to inspire young people through the history and legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen – America’s first black military pilots and their support personnel. 

Special opportunities for the media include:

New Magnet Programs at Northeast High School

Broward County Public Schools has a new magnet program at Northeast High School.  The Alternative Energy magnet program is a premier program with a rigorous and challenging curriculum that will engage your child. Visit us at our open house on Wednesday, January 20th at 6:00 pm at Northeast High School. Discover all we offer, including the Biotechnology magnet program and the Latin School.

Northeast High School is located at 700 NE 56 ST, Oakland Park, FL.  

To find out more, call 754-322-1618.

Stranahan High Improves Lives Worldwide, Sets an Example

Stranahan High grad helps impoverished in Honduras

November 4, 2015

We’ve all seen the ripple effects that a great school can have. During my recent travels to Honduras, I saw the ripple from a Ft. Lauderdale high school and its potential to lift thousands of people out of poverty.

We often talk in the education world about “turning a school around.” It’s shorthand for what is often the work of a charismatic educator who leads reforms that result in vastly improved teaching and learning.

Hallandale High School Receives $75,000 Donation to Launch Dr. Oz’s HealthCorps Program

November 04, 2015

School Board Members, Superintendent Robert W. Runcie, Representatives from The Tibor & Sheila Hollo Foundation and HealthCorps Program, Community Leaders, Students, Parents, Teachers, School Administrators, and District Staff

A special check presentation ceremony is taking place to announce a $75,000 donation by The Tibor & Sheila Hollo Foundation that will be used to bring the unique HealthCorps program to Hallandale Magnet High School.

Thursday, November 5, 2015