Academica, the charter school company that wants to build its Doral Academy Preparatory School on seven acres in the Sports Complex also wants to build a school in Parkland. However, according to the Sun Sentinel, city officials there are favoring a municipal charter school instead.
The JP Taravella High School Jazz Band is dreaming of competing in New York City next year, but first they need to raise the funds to get there….
A local student was one of the three Broward County Public School students who took home a coveted Miami Herald Silver Knight Award on Wednesday evening.
A Broward County public school teacher, who is a Tamarac resident, made a powerful speech against the proposed charter school at last month’s Neighborhood Meeting which brought residents to their feet.
JP Taravella Academy of Finance hosted their annual Mock Interview Day on Thursday where twenty business partners, many of whom are members of the Coral Springs Chamber of Commerce, participated in the important event.
Back in January 21, 2014, the City Commission agenda was missing a very important item on it.
It was something that City Manager Michael Cernech planned on discussing at the meeting,
There is still time to reassign your child to another school for the 2015/2016 school year and because Broward County Public Schools allows for school choice, parents that are willing to drive their children can enroll them anywhere in the County.
By: Sharon Aron Baron For months, residents of Tamarac have been asking their elected officials to comment, at least say something about the charter school that is being proposed on seven acres at the Sports Complex on Nob Hill Road. But for months the mayor and commissioners have been relatively mute. Were they directed by someone not to […]
The JP Taravella DECA Team returned from the International Conference in Orlando with several awards. The Conference was held the last weekend in April and attended by 18,000 students across the U.S. and seven other countries
Congratulations to Tamarac resident Sojini Tomlinson who was recently recognized as a Dean’s List honoree by Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler School of Education (FSE).
The Doral Academy Preparatory Academy Charter School has launched a new website geared for their proposed school in Tamarac and residents are directed to visit it to stay informed as updates become available from the school.
Possibly noticing their lack of involvement in local schools, Mayor Dressler expressed an interest on Wednesday morning in bringing school-aged kids into the city commission meetings to understand how democracy works, something neighboring cities have done either by leading the pledge of allegiance, having students attend meetings.
City Manager Michael Cernech reiterated that unless Tamarac children received first priority into the school, it was a deal breaker, and said that one of the ways is a geographical preference, and that was up to Doral Academy to provide as this not his area of expertise.
Students from local Broward County Schools gathered last weekend for a fun interactive technology competition combining student teams which resulted in one middle school team who will be traveling to a national competition.
According to City Manager Michael Cernech, the stipulation for getting the proposal for the charter school in front of the City Commission was to have Academica’s assurances that Tamarac students would receive first priority.
In an eye-opening article published in the Miami Herald, Academica who manages Doral Academy Preparatory School which is being planned for the Sports Complex in Tamarac, is under scrutiny from the U.S. Department of Education for potential conflicts of interests in its business practices.
Neighborhood meetings are a chance for City officials to talk about new development, crime and events. However, most residents would agree that the meat of the meetings are the Q&A section, where citizens can ask elected officials and staff member questions.
Many Kings Point residents have asked the City why they are choosing to take land from the beautiful Sports Complex, lease it out to a school, when there are so many City lands available. The City manager has told residents there are no other lands available for a charter school and therefore the sacrificial lamb must be the park.
Residents in Tamarac believe in education and don’t have a problem with a schools, but they do have a problem where the proposed 1,200 student charter school will be located and how it will affect our under-enrolled public schools.
Get ready for a fun-filled night of entertainment when the JP Taravella High School Band program will be hosting live on stage Mr. Nelson Papucci, a comedic hypnotist.