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The Grades are in for Local High Schools

The Grades are in for Local High Schools

The 2014 high school grades and graduation rates were released by the Florida Department of Education. In the data, more than 75 percent of Broward County Public Schools traditional high schools earned an A or B grade and achieved a graduation rate of 88 percent.

Mother and Former Candidate Tragically Takes Her Own Life

Mother and Former Candidate Tragically Takes Her Own Life

  By: Sharon Aron Baron A woman that fell to her death from a Fort Lauderdale condo yesterday was confirmed to be former tennis pro and candidate for School Board Rochelle “Shelly” Solomon. According to the Sun Sentinel, who did not have the identity of the woman, Solomon died Tuesday afternoon after falling 15 stories from […]

Student Faces Charges for Starting Fire in Locker Room

Student Faces Charges for Starting Fire in Locker Room

By: Sharon Aron Baron Criminal charges will be filed against a high school senior who started a small fire at JP Taravella High School on Tuesday morning. The student, age 17, whose name cannot be released because he is a juvenile, was in the mens locker room at the school when he poured nail polish […]

The Grades are in for Tamarac Area Schools

The Grades are in for Tamarac Area Schools

By: Sharon Aron Baron The Florida Department of Education released preliminary school grades based on standardized test scores which includes most elementary, middle and charter schools. High school scores are not in as of press time. Below are the rankings of schools in the area that Tamarac residents attend.  These include schools in North Lauderdale that […]

Local Teacher Raises Funds To Attend Student’s Wedding

Local Teacher Raises Funds To Attend Student’s Wedding

One dedicated local teacher will be traveling to India to attend the wedding of a former student, and has set up a GoFundMe Page to help pay for the trip.

Over ten years ago, JP Taravella teacher Laurie Acosta taught Mayank Bhandar where she is the Academy of Finance Lead Teacher and one of three DECA advisors.