Parkland Top Stories

December 13, 2018

PARKLAND, FL- Adopt-a-Pet Event is coming to Parkland Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Equestrian Center. This event is hosted by the Homes for Dogs Project, which was founded by Coldwell Banker. According to The Humane Society, approximately eight million dogs and ...

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PARKLAND, FL- On Friday, December 14, 2018, MSD students are invited and highly encouraged to attend the Youth EFT Event at Parkland City Hall.  Stoneman Douglas, Children’s Services Council and the City of Parkland are hosting this event where students can learn self-help techniques for stress, ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Stoneman Douglas Boys Basketball team beat Taravella tonight at home with a score of 46-39.  This is their 3rd straight win.  They beat Coral Glades 68-56 at home last Thursday.  Last Saturday, Douglas beat Miami Beach 58-52 in the Coaches vs Cancer event at Cypress Bay High School.  ...

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PARKLAND, FL- This morning on NBC’s “Today” show, Time magazine released their list of 10 finalists for the Person of the Year 2018.  Included in that influential list is Parkland’s March for Our Lives activists. Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School organized and lead the #NeverAgain ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Chabad of Parkland held a Chanukah Festival at the Pine Trails Park Amphitheater on Sunday evening. Hundreds of families from Parkland and beyond attended the festival and enjoyed bounce houses, games of cornhole and Jenga, holiday music, food, as well as a Menorah lighting and ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Tickets sold out in less than 4 hours for the Snowfest event which left many residents disappointed that their family would have to miss out on this special annual event. The City of Parkland listened to the public and responded.  They have opened a second date to register for ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Allen Hurns, a Carol City High School alumni and current wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys, has chosen to honor the Stoneman Douglas shooting victims as the NFL season closes out. Hurns wore cleats with all 17 victims’ names written on the side of the shoes, and he also has changed ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Stoneman Douglas Boys Varsity Basketball team won big over Coral Glades tonight at the Stoneman Douglas High School gymnasium. Stoneman Douglas beat Coral Glades 68-56. The Eagles dominated much of the game except the 3rd quarter where they got outscored 10-1.   The Stoneman ...

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Chabad of Parkland’s Lego Building and Lighting Event will take place on Sunday, December 9, from 3:00-6:00 p.m. at Pine Trails Park.  This free family friendly event is a great way to enjoy the holiday season. The event will host fun activities for all ages including laser tag, bounce house, rock ...

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Parkland’s Westglades Middle School teamed up with the Value Up School Culture Movement this week in an effort to build an increasingly cohesive culture that values the intrinsic identity and value of each individual student at school. Each grade participated in an assembly on Tuesday with ...

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Thursday evening kicks off the 6th annual “Light Up the Night” Winter Wonderland Holiday Party. The event is hosted by Law Offices of Baker & Zimmerman, PA. with the intention of bringing the community together for an evening of free fun.  The event runs from 7:00-10:00 p.m. on Thursday, ...

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Former Marjory Stoneman Douglas 9th grader Peter Wang has been nominated posthumously by his classmates for America’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Wang was not only a member of the Junior ROTC, but was wearing his ROTC shirt on the day of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas ...

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Parkland’s annual Snowfest event is returning on December 20 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Pine Trails Park. This event has become a favorite among Parkland residents. Kids and adults alike look forward to it all year as demonstrated by a sold out venue in years past. Snowfest provides an experience for ...

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PARKLAND, FL - This morning over a thousand participants will join together to support the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation’s Seventh Annual Walk-Off for Cancer 5K! The event is geared towards the entire family and features a 5K walk, entertainment and raffle prizes and will take place at Pine ...

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Broward County School Board Member Lori Alhadeff invites the community to join her Sunday, December 2 to “Starbucks with your School Board Member.”  This event was designed to give the community a chance to meet new school board member Lori Alhadeff and join her for casual conversation. The event ...

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I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving with a day full of family, food, and football. The holiday season brings a much-needed break from our usual routines. I look forward to this time of the year when we can celebrate traditions and make new memories with family and friends. I can’t wait for ...

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A second Broward County Sheriff's Office deputy has been placed on restricted duty today according to Veda Coleman-Wright of the Broward County Sheriff's Office. This comes two weeks after a Public Safety Commission report showed widespread failures in their response to the shooting at Marjory ...

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Recreational softball for girls is finally making its way to Parkland. Historically one of the two most popular sports in the United States for female participation, Parkland Recreational Softball will begin this coming spring for girls ages 5-16 years. For many Parklanders this development not ...

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Stoneman Douglas Boys Varsity Basketball team opened their season tonight with a game at home against Boyd Anderson. Stoneman Douglas Eagles fell short tonight losing 50-41 to the Boyd Anderson Cobras.  At time of publication individual statistics were not available.

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Parkland Farmer's Market continues this Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Equestrian Center (8350 Ranch Road), and is held the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month through April 28. The Farmer's Market includes an array of items including: organically grown vegetables, fresh fruit, herbs, fresh ...

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Authorities are searching for a thief who burglarized a resident's home at an assisted living facility in Parkland.  On the morning of October 30, an unidentified woman walked into a senior resident’s home in Aston Gardens Court. She was caught on the home’s hidden security camera going from room ...

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Over 1,400 children of all ages and skill levels are making Pine Trails Park their home away from home for the next few months. Nearly every evening from now through February, the parks are filled with the sights and sounds of Parkland’s largest sports program, Parkland Recreational Soccer. Not ...

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Broward County Public Schools and the City of Parkland have teamed up to offer the community a free showing of the movie Race to Nowhere. This film examines the stress that today’s students are faced within terms of competitiveness in academics and over-scheduling. The film examines if our culture ...

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Broward County Public Schools are holding a Forum on School Safety on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at Piper High School in Sunrise, Florida.  The Forum will discuss school safety for the entire district. Superintendent Robert W. Runcie and other district leadership members will be ...

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The 2018-19 basketball season is tipping off for both the Boys and Girls’ varsity teams. The boys play their first game of the season at home against Boyd Anderson at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday night and then immediately turn around for a road game at Northeast High School in Oakland Park on ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Peace activist Archbishop Desmond Tutu awarded the students from the March for our Lives movement the International Children’s Peace Prize this week in Cape Town, S.A. March for our Lives was founded by a number of Stoneman Douglas students in the wake of the February 14 shooting that ...

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PARKLAND, FL-  Jan Jordan, Broward Sheriff’s Office Captain during the school shooting, resigned on Tuesday according to a memo released by the BSO. This follows the MSD Public Safety Commission meeting last week in which the safety report criticized the BSO for their response to the shooting at ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Over 800 students at Westglades Middle School took part in Wolf-A-Palooza, an annual kickoff event to the Holiday Season. Wolf-A-Palooza began three years ago by the then PTA to create an event that would increase unity and bonding within the student body. Wolf-A-Palooza has ...

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Parkland, FL- Lori Alhadeff was sworn in today as a new member of the Broward County School Board. She will represent District 4 which serves the city of Parkland. Alhadeff ran for school board to honor her daughter, Alyssa, who was one of the students lost to the February 14th shooting at ...

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Parkland, FL- Broward County Public Schools Choice application for the 2019-2020 school year opens on December 1, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. and closes on February 6, 2019. During this time period Broward County Public Schools offers families a variety of school choice options.  Parents and guardians may ...

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