The 2015-2016 application window for Broward County Public Schools Magnet Programs is open until February 11, 2015. Parents and students may consider the array of educational options available for the next school year and determine where they would like to apply.
New River Middle School to Unveil New Guy Harvey Designed Logo To Promote Marine Science Magnet Program
Unveiling Takes Place Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at 10 a.m.
The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation (GHOF) is taking its mission directly into Broward County Public Schools classrooms with a fascinating hands-on approach involving marine documentaries, online lectures, teaching aids and even citizen partnerships from those looking to further the cause of ocean conservation.
South Broward High School was recently awarded Cambridge International School status by Cambridge International Examinations. It means that the Hollywood school will now offer Cambridge programs and qualifications, including English, marine science, art and design and physics, among others.
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If you have not yet seen the billboard on the northwest corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Northwest 27 Avenue, take your children and friends to see it before Aug. 31, 2014. The billboard, which was created by the art students at Dillard High School and sponsored by readingpaysmore.com, depicts the powerful image of team-work, romance and the love of the reading among our girls and boys.
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Students in the Marine Magnet program at South Broward High School are starting their summer by diving into the world of Oceanography at the Ocean STEM Summer Camp. For two weeks, Marine Magnet students are attending Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center and learning from University professors and lecturers as they attend classes on campus, engage in hands-on activities and gain field experience. The camp began Monday, June 23, 2014, and runs through Thursday, July 3, 2014.
The annual Pine Crest School Grand Prix Chess Tournament consists of 6 individual rounds with 5 games per round. The tournament began in October 2013 and ended May 17th 2014. In addition to individual round trophies, trophies are awarded for the 6 round cumulative winners.
For the seventh consecutive year, students in the Environmental Science and Everglades Restoration magnet program at South Plantation High won the Fairchild Challenge. The multi-disciplinary environmental competition is sponsored by Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens in Miami.
May 19, 2014
Ruth Johnson, Specialist, and Innovative Programs 754-321-2070
Leona Miracola, Director, Innovative Programs 754-321-2070
Broward County Public Schools is proud to announce several innovative schools beginning in the 2014-2015 school year. A total of 11 schools were selected and include one elementary, five middle, and five high schools. The schools and themes are:
Magnet Schools of America recently named four Broward County Public Schools as Magnet Schools of Distinction. These schools are Fort Lauderdale High, Pre-Law and Public Affairs; South Plantation High, Environmental Science and Everglades Restoration; Sunrise Middle, Montessori; and Virginia Shuman Young Elementary, Montessori. Merit awards are based on commitment to high academic standards, curriculum innovation, successful desegregation/diversity efforts and the consistent delivery of quality services to all school stakeholders.