Recent News

Deerfield Beach High School Newspaper Nails State Journalism Competition

Originally posted by Sun Sentinel Deerfield Forum on May 4, 2013

This just in from the magnet coordinator at Deerfield Beach High School: the communications and broadcast arts magnet program brought home top honors for the school's newspaper, The Pathfinder, from the Florida Scholastic Press Association Convention in Orlando.

In addition to the award for top high school newspaper in the state, The Pathfinder won kudos for layout and design as well as for writing and editing.

Northeast High School Student Inventors Invited to White House Science Fair

President Obama Tries Students’ Bicycle-Powered Filtration System

Northeast High School student inventors Payton Kaar and Kiona Elliot, were hosted by President Obama today (April 22, 2013) at the White House Science Fair, where they were celebrated with student winners of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the country. The President, also on the occasion, announced new steps as part of his Educate to Innovate campaign, an all-hands-on-deck effort to get more girls and boys inspired to excel in these key subjects.

Driftwood Middle School Named 2013 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School

Driftwood Middle School was named a U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon school by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Chair of White House Council on Environmental Quality Nancy Sutley, and Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Bob Persiacepe. Driftwood Middle is among the 64 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools honored for their exemplary efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, promote better health, and ensure effective environmental education, including civics and green career pathways.

Parkway Presents “Macbeth Madness - Shakespeare in the Art!”

Macbeth Poster

The Theatre Program at Parkway Middle School of the Arts, the ONLY Performing and Visual Arts Middle School Magnet in Broward County, is taking students way out of the box to explore Shakespeare in a new and vibrant way; they will perform the Scottish tragedy Macbeth amid the art on display across three stories at the 1310 Gallery in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Coral Springs High School Establishes Four Innovative Programs to Attract and Retain Motivated Students

Coral Springs High School (CSHS), one of the premiere high schools in the district, is attracting some of the top students in the county through the implementation of four new and exciting Innovative Programs.

Broward County’s Innovative Programs are schools that provide unique or thematic instruction to attract and maintain home boundary student enrollment, as well as offering students an opportunity to attend a school other than their boundary shool.

South Plantation High School ER Ambassadors Host Immersion Day for North Fork Elementary School Students

Everglades Restoration (ER) Ambassadors from South Plantation High School will teach 150 third, fourth and fifth grade students from North Fork Elementary School about South Florida’s environment and the restoration of the Everglades. South Plantation High School’s Immersion Day will be Wednesday, December 19, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  

South Plantation, located at 1300 SW 54 Avenue in Plantation, has an Environmental Science and Everglades Restoration magnet program.  North Fork Elementary School is a Marine Environmental Science magnet school.