a Motto

Ama Nesciri

Love to be unknown, and to be valued as nothing. This will be more beneficial and useful than to be praised by other people.

-Thomas à Kempis.

 

BCPS Expands Participation in Verizon Innovative Learning Schools Program

September 15, 2021 In partnership with Digital Promise, Verizon Innovative Learning welcomes four middle schools in Broward County Public Schools for the 2021/22 school year Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) expands participation in the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools program. In partnership with Digital Promise, the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools program provides free tech education and … Continue reading “BCPS Expands Participation in Verizon Innovative Learning Schools Program”

Occupy Wall Street begins

On September 17, 2011, hundreds of activists gather around Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan for the first day of the Occupy Wall Street Movement—a weeks-long sit-in in New York City’s Financial District protesting income inequality and corporate corruption. While the movement failed to see any of its goals or policy proposals come to fruition, years … Continue reading “Occupy Wall Street begins”

Broward County School Board Members and Interim Superintendent Honored by the Broward County AFL-CIO

September 14, 2021 On Saturday, September 11, 2021, Broward County School Board members and Interim Superintendent Dr. Vickie L. Cartwright were recognized by the Broward County AFL-CIO with its first ever Legislative Champions Award.  The recognition took place during the organization’s annual Labor Ball and honored the efforts of the School Board and Interim Superintendent … Continue reading “Broward County School Board Members and Interim Superintendent Honored by the Broward County AFL-CIO”

BCPS Expands Participation in Verizon Innovative Learning Program

September 13, 2021      Westpine Middle School students and teachers among those receiving devices, internet access and innovative learning programs. Broward County Public Schools expands participation in Verizon Innovative Learning Schools program. In partnership with Digital Promise, the Verizon Innovative Learning Schools program provides free tech education and devices to students at four middle schools for … Continue reading “BCPS Expands Participation in Verizon Innovative Learning Program”

Three Students Arrested Related to Social Media Threats Against School.

September 13, 2021 Broward County Public Schools reminds students and families about the consequences for making threats against schools, staff or students. On Sunday, September 12, 2021, Pembroke Pines Police Department, in collaboration with the District’s Special Investigative Unit, investigated threatening messages posted on social media against Silver Trail Middle School. The investigation resulted in … Continue reading “Three Students Arrested Related to Social Media Threats Against School.”

BECON-TV Sports Kicks Off GAMETIME Featuring BCPS Football and Volleyball

September 10, 2021 Broward County Public Schools BECON-TV launches GAMETIME,  an exciting new sports show, which will televise top high school matchups of BCPS football and volleyball games each week, beginning with football on Monday, September 13 at 6 p.m. featuring Deerfield Beach High School vs. Blanche Ely High School. This inaugural GAMETIME season, will … Continue reading “BECON-TV Sports Kicks Off GAMETIME Featuring BCPS Football and Volleyball”

Western High School Hosts 20th Anniversary 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

September 9, 2021 WHO:                   High School students, staff, representatives from local fire  rescue departments and law enforcement agencies. WHAT:Western High School Hosts 20th Annual 9/11 We Will Never Forget Memorial Ceremony, which pays tribute to the heroic men and women who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. WHEN:                 Friday, September 10, 2021, at … Continue reading “Western High School Hosts 20th Anniversary 9/11 Memorial Ceremony”

Broward County School Board and Interim Superintendent Request Funding from Florida Governor Ron DeSantis

September 8, 2021 On Wednesday, September 8, 2021, in a letter to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, The School Board of Broward County, Florida, and Interim Superintendent Dr. Vickie L. Cartwright requested that all federal stimulus dollars allocated for school districts, including Broward County Public Schools, by Congress be released as soon as possible. This includes … Continue reading “Broward County School Board and Interim Superintendent Request Funding from Florida Governor Ron DeSantis”

NFL nabs New England Patriots in “Spygate” scandal

On September 9, 2007, the NFL catches the New England Patriots illegally videotaping coaching signals of the New York Jets from an unauthorized location in a Week 1 game in East Rutherford, N.J.—a scandal the media soon dubs “Spygate.”  READ MORE: 8 Scandals That Rocked the NFL Just before halftime of the Patriots’ 38-14 Patriots … Continue reading “NFL nabs New England Patriots in “Spygate” scandal”

Interim Superintendent, Dr. Vicki L. Cartwright, Announces BCPS is collecting financial donations to support Haiti earthquake victims.

Dear Broward County Public Schools parents and guardians,  On August 14, 2021, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck the nation of Haiti. As the country works to assess the full scope of casualties, the Broward County School Board sends its deepest condolences to the country of Haiti and everyone that has been affected by this devastating … Continue reading “Interim Superintendent, Dr. Vicki L. Cartwright, Announces BCPS is collecting financial donations to support Haiti earthquake victims.”