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June 29, 2022

PARKLAND, FL- Results from the 2022 Florida Standards Assessments have been released, and Parkland schools collectively performed well above average. Overall, 53% of students in Broward County scored a 3 or higher on the English FSA, while 54% of Broward students scored a 3 or higher in ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The often congested area around Riverglades Elementary school is going to get some help soon. The City of Parkland plans to replace the sidewalks on the west side of Parkside Drive, which includes the stretch across from Riverglades. Additionally, the City of Parkland submitted a ...

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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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PARKLAND, FL- Max Schachter will be testifying to Congress today on the topic of protecting America's children from gun violence. Schachter lost his son, Alex, in the 2018 tragedy at Stoneman Douglas High School. Schachter will be speaking about the importance of two pieces of legislation; The ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Stoneman Douglas High School Senior Delaney Walker was named this year's winner of the Gina Montalto "Spirit of Color Guard" Award at the Eagle Regiment Banquet on May 20, 2022. The award goes to the student that best personifies the spirit of Gina Montalto, who lost her life in the ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Today in Parkland, the crossing guards are out and the busses are lining up for the last time this school year. Parkland schools and all of Broward County will have the 2021-2022 school year officially in the books, and summer vacation is here. Summer will fly by, and the 2022-2023 ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School held its graduation on Sunday in front of a packed house on campus at Nova Southeastern University. Last year, the graduation ceremony was held at the spacious BB&T Center in Sunrise. This year, the event was held in a smaller space, which ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Four Parkland students representing four different high schools were chosen to receive college-based National Merit Scholarships this week. The four outstanding Parkland recipients are: Regan DiRenzo, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Lena Kalandijian, North Broward Prep ...

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PARKLAND, FL-  MSD's Marching Band and Color Guard, the Eagle Regiment, celebrated the completion of another successful year at its annual banquet last week. "Good morning and thank you to all in attendance last night at our annual banquet!" said Color Guard Director Dean Broadbent in a letter ...

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PARKLAND, FL- A Stoneman Douglas student won her Congressional District's Art Competition in May and will have her artwork showcased at the National Capitol in Washington, D.C. Camila Escobar, an MSD senior, won the Congressional Art Competition for her piece called First Steps, which is depicts a ...

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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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PARKLAND, FL- Broward County Public Schools will be hosting an award ceremony honoring kids and staff of character in the school district on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. Approximately 50 students and 20 staff from around Broward County are recognized at ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Riverglades Elementary School will be hosting a Cultural Arts Night event at Riverglades school this evening, Friday, May 13, 2022 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. The event is free and will feature "student art galleries, interactive art kiosks for the kids to make their own artwork, the ...

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PARKLAND, FL- A meeting about the upcoming Holmberg Road project between Pine Island and Heron Bay Blvd. is being held next Thursday, May 12, 2022, at the Parkland Library at 6 p.m. The project is aimed at improving traffic flow around Stoneman Douglas and between MSD and Westglades Middle ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Parkland and area Broward County residents will have a chance to learn about the new student-outcomes based approach to education that the state and county will be implementing next year. Parkland resident and School Board Member Lori Alhadeff will be among a number of key leaders on ...

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PARKLAND, FL- On Tuesday, U.S. News & World Report released its ranking of the 2022 Best High Schools in every state in America. According to the ranking, Stoneman Douglas ranked 89th out of 1,079 high schools in the state of Florida. In last year's ranking, Stoneman Douglas was 70th in ...

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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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PARKLAND, FL- Dr. Celina Moore is no stranger to awkward medical questions. As an experienced Pediatrician at West Boca Medical Center, Moore has had children of all ages and backgrounds visit her office and ask the most personal of questions. Additionally, Moore has spent significant chunks of ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School's marching band was given the invitation of a lifetime on Monday. The Eagle Regiment, MSD's marching band, was invited to be one of just six high schools to perform at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City in 2023. The announcement ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The Somerset Parkland Academy Drama Club put on an inspired performance of "Shrek the Musical" on Friday at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts. "Shrek the Musical" was chosen by Director Andrew Ramsarran because of the message it shares about being comfortable in one's own ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Stoneman Douglas High School's Marching Band and Color Guard, the Eagle Regiment, will be performing their Winter Showcase on Friday evening, April 1, 2022. The Eagle Regiment's World Guard, A Guard, Indoor Percussion, and Winds will all be performing at the event that will be held ...

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PARKLAND, FL- As Parkland families and students enjoy their spring break over the next week, they'll return to a different environment this spring. The FSA era will come to an end after this school year in the State of Florida. Last week, Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law bill SB 1048, which ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Stoneman Douglas High School's Eagle Regiment turned in another tremendous performance over the past week at District MPA's (Music Performance Assessment) at Flanagan High School. Results were as follows: Symphonic Band - Earned Straight Superiors at District MPA. Wind ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The City of Parkland is introducing a brand-new program for high schoolers that are interested in pursuing a career in public service called the "Youth Ambassador Program." The program is for students that will be a high school junior in the 2022-2023 school year and is a year-long ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Stoneman Douglas High School's marching band, the Eagle Regiment, has had tremendous success recently.  According to the Eagle Regiment, the following has been achieved over the past week: The Stoneman Douglas Concert Jazz Band earned Straight Superiors at the FBA District ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The parking, drop off, and pick up situation at Riverglades Elementary School on Parkside Drive has been a challenge this year. In the past, vehicles could approach the school from the north or south end of Parkside Drive. Drivers would form a line to drop their children off and ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The fourth anniversary of the MSD tragedy is on Monday, February 14, 2022. The City of Parkland will be hosting a commemoration gathering at 5:30 p.m. at Pine Trails Park in Parkland. The tragedy, which occurred on February 14, 2018, took the lives of 17 students and faculty at ...

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PARKLAND, FL- COVID infections continue to trend in a positive direction in Parkland and Broward County, and the Broward County Public School Board has revised the mask policy for vendors and visitors to schools. According to a statement on Saturday morning, February 12, 2022, vendors and ...

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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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