Education

August 3, 2018

PARKLAND, FLA - The Broward Circuit Court today approved the release of the Collaborative Educational Network’s report regarding Nikolas Cruz. According to the Broward County Public Schools, the Collaborative Educational Network (CEN) was retained to examinet the educational and behavioral ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - The Parkland Library is hosting Countdown to Kindergarten, on August 6 at 2 p.m.  Kindergarten students will be able to tour a school bus and participate in other fun activities. Registration is required.  To register visit www.cityofparkland.org/library or call 954-757-4207.

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PARKLAND, FLA - On Wednesday, August 1 at 6:30 p.m., the Parkland Library will host, "Off to College:  Important Legal Issues to Consider."  Attorney Lisa Glassman and financial advisor Evan Wolk will discuss the transition to college and the legal and financial issues to consider. Registration ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School teacher Kyle Jetter will discuss his astronomy research in Chile at the Parkland Library on Monday, July 23 at 1 p.m.  He will share his insights and photos from from his recent tour of observatories in Chile. Registration is required.  To ...

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PARKLAND, FL - The Broward County Public Schools released the following information on Thursday: "Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) preference is to retain and expand the current School Resource Officer (SRO) program as part of the District’s overall safety and security efforts. Under the SRO ...

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PARKLAND, FL - At Tuesday's regular School Board Meeting, Superintendent Robert Runcie provided an update regarding school safety measures and other matters since the February 14 tragedy. "I think it’s important for all of us to remember that Nikolas Cruz is responsible for this tragedy. This ...

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PARKLAND, FL - After being denied permission from the attorneys for the suspect in the February 14 mass murder at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to release an independent external review regarding the suspect's history at Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), the District announced that it ...

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BROWARD COUNTY - The Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) will host the 2018 National Speech & Debate Tournament. The championship tournament, which is sponsored by the National Speech & Debate Association, takes place June 17 –22, 2018, with competitions at a variety of District schools ...

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BROWARD COUNTY - On Thursday, the Florida Department of Education released results for the Spring 2018 Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) for English Language Arts (ELA) (grades 4-10), Mathematics (grades 3 through 8) and Science (grades 5 and 8).  In addition, the state released results for End ...

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PARKLAND, FL - On Tuesday, Broward County School Board unanimously approved a contract with Safe Havens International, Inc. (Safe Havens) to provide independent security and risk assessment consultant services for Broward County Public Schools. To watch the discussion at the School Board meeting, ...

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PARKLAND FL - Marjory Stoneman Douglas seniors Jonathan Hutton, Aeva Jazic, Nikhita Nookala, and Devon Wiesenfeld, have been named winners of the National Merit College-Sponsorships.  The four students join seventeen other Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) high school seniors who were also named ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Park Trails Elementary held its Fifth Grade Promotion Ceremony on Monday night in the cafeteria.  More than fifty students received the Presidential Award, for having straight As all four marking periods. Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky congratulated the graduates and told ...

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PARKLAND, FL - The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Class of 2018 graduated on Sunday at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida.  Many graduates paid homage to those lost on February 14. Assistant Principal Maximo Rosario was the Master of Ceremonies.  School board member Abby Freedman and MSD Principal Ty ...

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PARKLAND, FL - In a letter sent to Broward County public school families on June 1, Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie announces several safety and security measures for the Broward County Public Schools. Runcie said that the upgrading of real-time surveillance camera systems at ...

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PARKLAND, FL - The Broward County Public Schools has issued the following statement regarding the upcoming graduation: "Graduation services for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are scheduled for Sunday, June 3, 2018. The District is keenly aware of and understands the news media’s desire to ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Friendship and philanthropy go hand in hand for young entrepreneurs Sofia Rothenberg, 14, Hanna Guttentag, 17, and Stacey Gringauz, 16.     In the summer of 2015, Sofia attended Camp Lenox, located in the Berkshires. She spent time with Hanna's mom, Mindy, the resident arts and ...

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PARKLAND, FL - To provide additional educational space on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas campus, including classrooms and dedicated areas for student counseling services, the Broward County School District is expediting the installation of modular units (portables) at the school, the District ...

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PARKLAND, FL - When 59-year-old Guardian Angel and Tamarac resident David “Cobra” Clemente received word that there was an active shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, he “called his guys” and headed over to the school as soon as possible, he explains. One of the twelve “guys” is Romero ...

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-PARKLAND, FL  On Friday, May 11, local student volunteers between the ages of 5 and 18 were honored for their extraordinary service to the Broward County community at HandsOn Broward's Youth Impact Awards. The honorees were celebrated at a dinner reception held at Junior Achievement of South ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Broward County PTOs/PTAs will hold a meet and greet to discuss school security and safety on May 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  The event will take place at St. Mary Magdalene Church, 1400 Riverside Drive, in Coral Springs.

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PARKLAND, FL - Teacher Appreciation Week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is especially meaningful this year. What started out as a bat mitzvah project for Stacie Boyar's 12-year-old daughter, Skylar, became a service project to show Marjory Stoneman Douglas teachers love and support ...

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PARKLAND, FL - During Tuesday's School Board meeting, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent Robert W. Runcie provided an update regarding issues and concerns raised by speakers during last week’s Forum on School Safety. Watch the Superintendent’s Report during the April 24, 2018, ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Marjory Stoneman Douglas students, volunteers, staff and alumni held a MSD Dance Marathon on Saturday and raised $66,283.17 for the Children's Miracle Network hospitals.  Mayor Christine Hunschofsky said, "There was great energy at the MSD Dance Marathon!  Amazing job by all the ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Heron Heights Elementary and Westglades Middle School jointly held their annual Multicultural and Fine Arts Night last night. Based on the attendance at this community event in prior years, the Parent/Teacher Organization’s event organizers decided to move it to a larger venue to ...

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PARKLAND, FL - The Broward County Public Schools will be holding a Forum on School Safety on Wednesday, April 18 at Plantation High School at 6:30 p.m, in response to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy.  According to the school district, during the Forum, "Broward County School Board members, ...

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PARKLAND, FL – Lori Alhadeff is on a mission to make schools safe.  Alhadeff, who lost her daughter, Alyssa, in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy, has created Make Schools Safe Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.  The organization will be holding a Women’s Round Robin Tennis Fundraiser on May 11 to ...

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PARKLAND, FL – Members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student body, their parents and friends will “March For Our Lives” on Saturday. The march will honor the 17 students and staff that died during the February 14 shooting at the high school, according to an event press ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Superintendent Robert Runcie presented safety and security measures for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in a letter sent to parents at the high school on Wednesday evening.  Law enforcement officers from the Florida Highway Patrol will be present at the school, provided by ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Local leaders, students and residents reflected on the one month anniversary since the February 14th tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and the student walkout on Wednesday. Quoting Marjory Stoneman Douglas herself, Superintendent Robert Runcie said, "Be a nuisance ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Secure our Schools Parkland (SOS Parkland) will have its next meeting on Wednesday, March 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  RSVP is required to attend.  Space is limited. According to its website, "Secure Our Schools - Parkland ("SOSParkland") is a group of concerned citizens in ...

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