By: Sharon Aron Baron Disadvantaged children in our community need your help. Pack a backpack and give a child a head start in school this year. School starts on August 22, and children all over the City of Tamarac are heading back without the basic supplies they need. Now in its fourth year, the City of Tamarac […]
JP Taravella High School has a new principal after Shawn Cerra was named the new Director of Athletics for Broward Schools last spring.
Congratulations to Fort Lauderdale High School for earning top 100 placement on “America’s Most Challenging High Schools” 2016 list by The Washington Post.
By: Sharon Aron Baron Students from Tamarac Elementary recently visited the BankUnited branch in Tamarac where they participated in hands-on, interactive activities with executives to simulate various banking jobs. Three dozen students rotated through four stations where activities included: adding checks on the adding machine and counting play money; filling out and validating deposit and […]
A Kings Point resident approached me at a neighborhood meeting in April and said, “I heard that the city is looking into another high school again.”
Students from JP Taravella travelled to New York to participate in a three-day event event which allowed them to demonstrate their skills, knowledge and diverse talents in entrepreneurship, communications, computer technology, and global business management.
One school board member who is facing a tough reelection battle this August admitted she made a mistake after violating Florida election law by loaning her campaign a cash contribution.
An accountant who has announced her candidacy for school board wants to make it her mission to hold the right people accountable and ensure the $800 million bond promises are kept, especially to long-neglected schools.
Broward County Public Schools annual Conversation with the District series of town hall-style meetings aimed at gaining input and feedback from parents, students, staff and community members will be heading to north Broward in April.
It’s time to think about keeping the kids busy, as well as active, this summer and what better place than the camp program at the City of Tamarac.
As part of its mission to increase students’ access to college and to encourage and support a college and career-going culture, Broward County Public Schools offers all high school juniors the opportunity to take the SAT, at no cost to students, on SAT School Day
The JP Taravella High School Jazz Band will soon be heading to New York City to play at the Lincoln Center. Before they do, they’ll be holding a concert fundraiser to help defray the costs.
Come out and shop for some bargains while supporting JP Taravella’s Drama students when they hold their semi-annual Yard Sale event.
The 2015 high school grades were released by the Florida Department of Education. In Broward County, 84 schools received A’s, 46…..
Getting your high school diploma can open new doors for adults who may want to get into college or enlist in the military. Before you start your search online, the Federal Trade Commission wants the public to be aware of several online diploma mill scams.
By: Sharon Aron Baron Broward County teachers took to the streets of Tamarac to protest a salary settlement that hasn’t been reached with the district yet. Called the “More than Zero” rally and organized by the Broward Teachers Union, teachers stood on the side of University Drive and Commercial Boulevard waving signs that said “Broward Teachers are […]
A few years ago, many of us wanted to get our boundaries changed. The middle and high school that we were assigned to were not meeting Annual Yearly Progress (or AYP) and parents were enrolling their children in charter, magnet, private or religious schools. Many just gave up on the public schools.
JP Taravella High School Business Ownership students won first place at the first-ever Florida Virtual Enterprise Business Plan Competition on Wednesday at the Wayne Huizenga School of Business at Nova Southeastern University.
JP Taravella High School’s award-winning theatre department presents their newest production, Legally Blonde The Musical.
Holiday travelers and visitors to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport are in for a treat when they will hear music performed by over 1,400 Broward County Public Schools music and performing arts students at this year’s Winter Festival of Music.