Education

July 7, 2020

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Broward County schools aren’t expected to reopen in August with full enrollment, despite a state order requiring schools to return to brick-and-mortar classrooms five days a week, Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie said on Tuesday. Following a Broward County school board ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The Broward County School Board will discuss Tuesday reopening plans for the 2020/21 school year. At a special meeting workshop, scheduled for 10 a.m., the school board will go over: Pre-requisition questionnaire - initial results Learning acceleration Exceptional ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Earlier this month, the Florida Board of Governors approved reopening plans for the state’s 12 public universities. With a surge of new COVID-19 cases, universities are taking stringent measures to create safe environments for students on campuses such as moving large classes ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Looking for a job? Broward County Public Schools are hosting a virtual job fair on Thursday for bus drivers and other transportation staff. The fair is from 10 am - 4 pm. Representatives will answer questions, present benefits and incentives, and review ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Sixth-grade students from Coral Springs Middle School earned top honors in a national science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) competition, Broward County Public Schools said Tuesday. The team won first place in the competition, eCYBERMISSION, a web-based STEM ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Three students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are among 13 Broward County Public Schools seniors who won National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities, the school district announced last week. The college-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A charter school organization offering an alternative education to working students or those with family commitments got approval from Coral Springs this week to begin the process of opening a new high school. Coral Springs Academic Solutions Academy will be run by the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The Broward County Library system, which serves Coral Springs, is holding free virtual events for the rest of June. The events range from teaching professional development skills to informative courses such as “Creating a Safe Space for LGBTQ Students, Parents & ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Ramblewood Elementary school in Coral Springs has a new principal, the school announced this week. Dacyany Ibarrondo will administer the school at 8950 Shadow Wood Boulevard, the school said on Twitter. This is a developing story.   Follow us on Facebook and Twitter ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Eighteen students from Coral Springs and Parkland high schools have been awarded scholarship funds for the 2020-2021 academic year from the City of Coral Springs MLK Committee, in partnership with Coral Springs Community Chest, Inc. Students selected for the funds ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The Class of 2020 graduates of City of Coral Springs Charter School put on caps and gowns. They walked across a flower-covered stage and picked up their diplomas. And they got to say goodbye to their friends and teachers in person. On Thursday evening, the school pulled off a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Coral Springs High School Air Force JROTC Unit is being honored with the 2019/20 U.S. Airforce JROTC Distinguished Unit with Merit Award, Broward County Public Schools announced this week. There are 890 Air Force JROTC units in high schools across the United States and at ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For 21 years, the City of Coral Springs Charter School has been operated by Charter Schools USA and supported by the city government.   Through most of those years, the school has maintained an A-rating as it educated close to 1,700 middle and high school students, many of ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – All Coral Springs high school seniors can be part of drive-by graduation parades. The City of Coral Springs, in partnership with the principals of schools in Coral Springs, provided Wednesday the details of the parades and their routes.  Here’s the info: - All ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Hundreds of Coral Springs pre-school and elementary school students will get book packs in the mail to promote reading while students remain home during the coronavirus pandemic. Broward County Public Schools said last week that it’s providing nearly 48,000 book packs, for a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – As part of the national Teacher Appreciation Week, a Coral Springs middle school offered teachers free drive-by lunches on Thursday.   Forest Glen Middle School on Turtle Run Boulevard sought the help of J&C BBQ food truck to cook up the special meals in honor of the work ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Singing the school song at Westchester Elementary School started as a stay-at-home music project a few weeks ago. Dozens of students and staff at the Coral Springs school sang lines and contributed to the chorus of voices in the song, “The Future of Today,” which was turned ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – If all goes as planned, 16 graduating seniors from City of Coral Springs Charter School will be playing college sports in the next school year. That’s a lot of student-athletes heading off to play football, baseball, and softball in college, including NCAA Division 1 teams, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For years, Kelli Park has wanted to write a children’s book, telling a story that inspired young readers. But when she sat in front of a computer and started writing, something always got in the way of finishing her script, such as a weak storyline. About four weeks ago, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - It’s been almost two years since I graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. When I look back, I think about the emotional highs and lows of that day. I remember the nervous excitement I felt when I sang the song “Shine” on stage with my fellow ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Broward County Public Schools provided new details Friday on the upcoming virtual high school graduations for the Class of 2020. They included: - Each school’s ceremony will be broadcasted live on BECON-TV and YouTube. - Ceremonies will have traditional speeches by student ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – At Westchester Elementary School, students got fired up for spirit week by dressing up as superheroes, sports stars, and Disney characters. Days later, they tuned in for story time with one of their teachers. And a few days after that, they watched their school resource ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – What is online school really like? School is so radically different from how it was before, and it looks like this new norm will be long-lasting. Case-in-point: you can now buy “Zoom University” merchandise online. There’s no lunch with friends, no chats as you walk from ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – There will be graduation ceremonies for Broward County schools’ Class of 2020 – but they will be virtual. Broward County Public Schools said Wednesday that virtual graduation ceremonies for each high school will be between June 15-28, and will include “all of the traditional ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For many Coral Springs high school seniors, the graduation ceremony marks the final chapter of their Broward County education experience. But with the coronavirus crisis, it’s looking increasingly unlikely that students are going to walk across stages to accept their diplomas ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The first day of Broward County Public Schools’ virtual learning came to a quick halt on Monday morning as the online educational system crashed just a few hours after thousands of students logged in.   Schools sent parents, guardians and students messages saying ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Monday starts the first day of online learning for tens of thousands of Broward County public school students – a monumental challenge that will require students to learn without going to physical classrooms for an unknown number of weeks or potentially months.   “There will ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - While the world focuses on the best way to attack the coronavirus pandemic, we must reinvent our public education system overnight to respond to the challenges created by the society-wide disruptions. Our schools reflect the structural and societal challenges we struggle with ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Thousands of laptops will be given to students in need at local schools on Friday from 8 am – 2 pm so that students can start using a new platform for remote instruction on March 30. School officials said parents need to preset their students’ online username and password to ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Online instruction for Broward County schools will begin on March 30, and the school district is preparing instruction to last through at least April 15, Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie announced Wednesday. "Instruction will commence as it normally would after we return ...

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