Attention all single law enforcement officers: Are you looking for the ultimate bachelor pad? How does rent-free sound? While we’re at it, how about we take care of all of the utilities too? And to sweeten the deal how about we throw in some free amenities like a workout room, pool, showers and tennis courts. Pets welcome!
It has been two weeks since School Board Member Abby Freedman assured residents, after she asked them repeatedly to raise their hands at a community meeting, that she would take down her controversial boundary proposals.
On December 7, the Taravella Band will be holding a Holiday Bazaar and they are asking anyone would like to rent a space to sell their items to contact them. Spaces are only $35 for one or $45 for two and all proceeds help fund the trip.
Freedman, who was elected last November, now pays $23,900 to send her 12-year-old son Harrison to Fort Lauderdale-based Pine Crest School, where he’s in the seventh grade.
On October 9, parents and students have a chance to ask their school board member questions related to Broward County Public Schools in their upcoming Conversation with the District events. This is just one in a series of town hall-style meetings aimed at gaining input and feedback the community.
Broward County Public Schools has just launched their new website, and while I never thought anything was wrong with their old website, the new website is a worthy effort and seems easy enough to navigate through. One problem they really need to change is getting rid of the stock photos filled with children that don’t even go to Broward Schools, much less live in Florida.
Get ready to do some back-to-school shopping. The three-day sales tax holiday is from August 2 to 4 this year and gives parents a break when buying school supplies and clothing for the coming semester. For others not shopping for children, you can still save on clothing and computer items for home or personal use.
Coral Springs resident Rita Floyd-Vester knows a lot about germs. Being a mother of three and a teacher at Lighthouse Christian School, she maintains a hygienic classroom and home in order to provide an environment that is “germ-free” for her students and family.
Dislike children or waking up at the crack of dawn?
Do you have frequent headaches?
Then this isn’t the job for you.
Schools can use their award dollars for faculty or staff bonuses, to purchase educational equipment or materials, or hire temporary staff to help maintain or improve student performance. Statewide, school recognition funding totals more than $134 million.
The award-winning theatre department at JP Taravella presents Leading Ladies starting on February 28 through March 2nd.
From the reputed pen of Ken Ludwig, author of audience pleasers Crazy for You and Moon Over Buffalo, comes the adventure of Jack and Leo. Two English Shakespearean actors down on their luck…
Broward County School Board members were sworn in on November 20, 2012 at Dillard High School. Included were Abby Freedman who was elected to to represent District Four which covers Parkland, Coral Springs, Tamarac as well as portions of Margate and North Lauderdale.
On Friday, the Florida Department of Education released 2011/12 preliminary high school grades under the revised Florida A++ Plan. Although announced as preliminary, these grades are final pending appeals, which would be submitted prior to February 2013. Elementary and middle school grades were released in late June 2011.
Rachael Rosier spends afternoons teaching both writing and theatre to students who would not otherwise get exposure to either. Her program called, Lil’ Playwrites not only helps the students in the schools that she teaches, but helps stocks the shelves of the WECARE food pantry in Sunrise, as the only fee to take her class, is one can of food.
Video: On August 14, voters will have a chance to elect the next School Board member to represent Tamarac as well as Coral Springs, Parkland, North Lauderdale and parts of Margate.
On Tuesday, a Tamarac Charter School has closed it’s doors leaving parents to scramble for other options for their children.
It was a big surprise for Tamarac Elementary School 5th Grade Science Teacher Simone Ryals when Broward School Superintendent Robert Runcie visited her during her class on Monday to let her know she was the State finalist for the 2012 Presidential Award or Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Program.
Tamarac residents had a chance to meet the candidates for School Board on Monday evening and ask them questions.
The event, sponsored by The Achievables, an elementary school program, was held at Mythos Greek Taverna in Coral Springs
School Board Candidate Robert Mayersohn held a kickoff event at Buffalo’s Southwest Cafe in Coral Springs on Thursday. The event was attended by friends and supporters who are rallying around him to win in August.
School Board Candidate for District 4 Nick Steffens held his campaign kick-off on Tuesday evening at Wings Plus in Coral Springs.
Despite the rain, Steffens and volunteers had a good turnout of of supporters which included two mayors.