Newly elected Broward County Commissioner Michael Udine donated a portion of his leftover campaign funds to his former high school: specifically to the culinary students who are raising money to spend a week in France to study culinary arts in January.
J.P. Taravella’s DECA organization recently launched a county-wide community service project to encourage crisis prevention through texting among Broward County teens.
By: Laura Amos Students in the J.P. Taravella High School DECA club are focusing on crisis prevention with the launch of their latest project, Here 2 Help. This project aims to promote Crisis Text Line, a national non-profit organization that provides free mental health support from trained crisis counselors. The DECA club wants to increase […]
Culinary Students at JP Taravella have been selected to spend a week at the studying culinary arts in France this January and so far they’ve raised $434 out of the $22,000 they need to attend.
A student who wrote about carrying out the largest mass killing in the country in a ten page manifesto was baker-acted today and his accomplice held in custody.
Culinary Students at JP Taravella High School have been selected to spend a week at the Georges-Frêche School of Hotel Management in France this January.
JP Taravella High School Drama is holding its semi-annual “Huge Community Yard Sale” to help the students raise funds for their upcoming production of Cinderella in November.
Two girls pass a note back in forth calling another girl a very naughty name. If you think this happened at school, well, you’d be pretty close. It happened between two Broward County school board members on the dais at a public meeting.
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.