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.
Watch this video of students from South Broward High School's Marine magnet program join a team of researchers from the University of Miami on a shark-tagging trip.
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 (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.
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.
November 30, 2012
Students at Pompano Beach High School will have a unique opportunity to learn about the government, economy, educational system and tourist destinations of many countries during the school’s first International Summit to be held the week of December 3rd at their school. The summit is slated to become an annual event. Pompano Beach High School is located at 600 NE 13 Avenue, Pompano Beach.
By Sergy Odiduro,
Forum Publishing Group
November 9, 2012
A recently awarded $94,539 grant will help a Hollywood school's efforts to boost science, technology, engineering and math education.
State Farm awarded the grant to Hispanic Unity of Florida, a Hollywood-based nonprofit that operates the Unity 4 Teens program at Apollo Middle School. It will benefit the STEM in the Gardens project.