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Education

June 29, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – New Florida student performance scores released this week show that Broward County Public Schools students made increases in most testing areas, including math and English language arts. According to a Broward County schools news release, results from Florida Department of ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – They include a math and science wiz, swim team captains, and National Honor Society and art club leaders. Meet the 2022 valedictorians of the four high schools in Coral Springs, all with plans to attend state universities and study variations of computer science and ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A small private elementary school is proposing to open in the Brookside Square shopping center on Wiles Road and Coral Springs Drive in Coral Springs. According to an application to Coral Springs, the school, Kind Academy, is a “micro school for students who homeschool or ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Last Friday, on the final day of work before the summer break, the principal of Park Springs Elementary School in Coral Springs made an announcement over the school’s speakers -- asking staff to come to her office if they wanted a free cruise. “I started running over there,” ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The 2022 valedictorian of Coral Springs High School had a 5.2 weighted grade point average, but that’s not the stand out item on Jason Gregory’s academic career, nor is it the 1500 SAT score. The achievement that makes the University of Florida bound graduate so unique is the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Elena Vasquez, the 2022 valedictorian of Coral Glades High School in Coral Springs, is eager to talk about her choice in colleges: University of Georgia in Athens. “I was born in Georgia. I took a tour of the campus and thought it was so beautiful, and the people so nice, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Since he was in sixth grade, a senior at Coral Springs Charter School had a plan. “I’ve wanted, worked and planned to be valedictorian,” John Esquenazi said. “If you want to be valedictorian you have to believe you can be…You have to put everything you have into it and think ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – When the 2022 valedictorian of J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs heads to University of Florida to study computer science this fall, he won’t reside in the honors dorm where it’s easy to picture students at the top of their class. “I didn’t see myself fitting in ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Walking into Robert Desabatino’s kitchen at Coral Glades High School in Coral Springs feels almost like getting a backstage pass to tour a comedy club — only there’s a delicious aroma wafting through his cooking area and classroom. Known for his pranks — such as wrapping ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – He makes her lunch. And she designs his pants. For 12 years, Jessica and Scott Goodman have worked next door to each other as teachers at J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs. Jessica, 44, teaches fashion and design while Scott, 42, teaches culinary in a part of the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In one of the best job markets in decades, teenagers in Coral Springs and across the nation are taking jobs at businesses which have struggled to find workers during the pandemic. And organizers of next week’s first-ever job fair at J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Last year, a fourth-grade teacher at Eagle Ridge Elementary School in Coral Springs won the 2022 Teacher Of The Year in Broward County Public Schools award. Now, Seema Naik is a finalist for the 2023 Florida Teacher of the Year award. The announcement came Tuesday during a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – At J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs, four young children were recently sitting around a table and doing a numbers-counting drill prepared and overseen by student Jaden Newton. “It makes me happy they are learning,” said Newton, 18, a senior at the school. The ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The new 2022 Best High Schools guide from U.S. News & World Report is out – and here’s how Coral Springs high schools did: - City of Coral Springs Charter ranked 4,095 out of nearly 24,000 public high schools in the nation, according to the guide released Tuesday.

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The family of a 17-year-old who died trying to save a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in a Sunrise lake this week is remembering him as “a hero” who shared “his kindness with others in need of education or help.” Aden Perry was trying to rescue the 18-year-old ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School was one of two teens who died Tuesday after a car plunged into a canal in Sunrise. MSD Principal Michelle Kefford sent a robocall to parents on Thursday confirming the student’s death and offering grief counselors at the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Voters in Coral Springs and across Broward County will be asked to pay more in school taxes to help fund teachers supplemental pay, school security, and mental health initiatives, school board officials decided Tuesday. In the August 23 primary election, voters will decide if ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Marching Band Eagle Regiment will perform in the 2023 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and it has received $10,000 as part of that performance, according to a news release this week. It will be the band’s first parade appearance at the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In 2014, voters approved $800 million in a bond referendum for Broward County Public Schools to renovate buildings, purchase equipment, and make other long-needed improvements at campuses. In Coral Springs, 19 high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools are ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Security staff at Broward County Public Schools will start using hand-held metal detectors on students and their belongings to keep schools safer, Broward Schools Superintendent Vickie Cartwright said Wednesday. The devices will be used randomly at schools and classrooms ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In 2014, voters approved $800 million in a bond referendum for Broward County Public Schools to renovate buildings, purchase equipment, and make other long-needed improvements at campuses. In Coral Springs, 19 high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools are ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – There could be an art wall to paint over, colorful benches to sit on, and neon swings to hang out on. Coral Springs parks administrators are looking to create a teen area near Coral Glades High School that would be designed by teens and used by teens as a place for them to go ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In 2014, voters approved $800 million in a bond referendum for Broward County Public Schools to renovate buildings, purchase equipment, and make other long-needed improvements at campuses. In Coral Springs, 19 high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools are ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Across the courtyards at Coral Park Elementary in Coral Springs are colorful murals created by students, teachers and parents, each telling their own story about peace, healing, or friendship. They were all organized by Donna Casanas – an art teacher for 41 years in Broward ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – As a young girl growing up in India, Seema Naik remembers looking at birds sitting on power lines and wondering why weren’t they getting electrocuted.   When the future Coral Springs educator found out (it’s the way the circuits are built), she turned to her father, an ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - In 2014, voters approved $800 million in a bond referendum for Broward County Public Schools to renovate buildings, purchase equipment, and make other long-needed improvements at campuses. In Coral Springs, 19 high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools are ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Vickie Cartwright has been selected as Broward County Public Schools’ permanent superintendent who will oversee nearly 270,000 students. School board members on Wednesday approved Cartwright for the top position after she has served as interim superintendent since last ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL- The search for a new Superintendent of Broward County Public Schools is down to two finalists, and local residents will have the opportunity to see them in-person this week. Dr. Vickie Cartwright and Michael Gaal are the remaining two candidates for the position. Questions for ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For now, they would be called “Safekeepers,” a group of parents, guardians and other volunteers who would take shifts at Coral Springs schools and help prevent fighting and other violence. If approved, such groups would fan out across the hallways at J.P. Taravella, Coral ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A teacher at Eagle Ridge Elementary School in Coral Springs has been selected as 2022 Teacher Of The Year in Broward County Public Schools’ annual recognition program. Seema Naik was selected in the district’s Caliber Awards, which honors outstanding teachers, school ...

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