Schools

Broward County Schools Gets an “F” for Fake Photos in New Website

Broward County Schools Gets an “F” for Fake Photos in New Website

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.

Local High School Student Develops Program Helping Students and Local Food Bank

Local High School Student Develops Program Helping Students and Local Food Bank

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.

Candidates For Broward School Board District 4 Are Busy On The Campaign Trail

Candidates For Broward School Board District 4 Are Busy On The Campaign Trail

It’s a busy election season for the Broward School Board race, and District 4 is no exception with six candidates vying for the seat.

District 4 which includes: Parkland, Coral Springs, Tamarac, North Lauderdale and parts of Margate has lost one candidate, Jaemi Levine, but has gained a new candidate named Abby Freedman.

Tamarac Resident Receives Prestigious Award For Her Work With Broward Schools

Tamarac Resident Receives Prestigious Award For Her Work With Broward Schools

On Friday, the Broward County Schools North Area Advisory awarded a hardworking Tamarac volunteer with their most prestigious award.
Angela Hall, a 15 year resident of Tamarac won the Crystal Apple Award for the Community Member of the Year. The tireless commitment Hall has given to her local school made her well-deserving of this award.

The District 4 Broward School Board Race is a Competitive Field

The District 4 Broward School Board Race is a Competitive Field

The School Board race for District 4 will have a competitive season now that six candidates have filed to run in the open seat. More candidates have filed to run in District 4 race than for any other school board race in the county. There may seem to be a lot of candidates, however, during this time in 2010, there were seven candidates, with only six made it past qualifying.

UPDATE: Proposed Tamarac Charter School K-8 Hearing on January 11

UPDATE: Proposed Tamarac Charter School K-8 Hearing on January 11

Just a few months ago, if you asked city officials if there were plans for a charter schools they would have said no.

I don’t know if they if they didn’t want to consider the idea or were keeping quiet on any proposals. There is no denying that charter schools have gained in popularity among families in Broward county, drawing over 6,215 new students from public schools from last year for a total of 29,500 students in the district.

A Teacher’s Advice for Back to School

A Teacher’s Advice for Back to School

By Rachel C Scott 7th Grade Teacher at Millennium Middle School in Tamarac FL Okay Moms and Dads, the countdown has officially begun! School re-opens in about a month, unbelievable, right? So here’s the deal.  As a teacher I feel compelled to let you know what it really takes to start this upcoming school year off right. […]

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