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.

 

School Board Approves Broward Teachers Union Contract Agreements for Teachers and Education Support Professionals

On Friday, January 21, 2022, the Broward County School Board unanimously approved contract agreements reached with the Broward Teachers Union (BTU) in December, which provide salary increases to the Education Professionals (EP) and Educational Support Professionals (ESP) bargaining units for the 2021/22 school year. During the negotiations, held on December 16, 2021, the following terms … Continue reading “School Board Approves Broward Teachers Union Contract Agreements for Teachers and Education Support Professionals”

2022/23 School Choice Application Deadline is Approaching! Deadline is Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Attention families! If you are interested in submitting a School Choice application for the 2022/23 school year, the deadline is quickly approaching on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is a national leader for offering innovative, personalized learning programs to meet students’ interests and prepare them for college and careers. The School Choice application window, … Continue reading “2022/23 School Choice Application Deadline is Approaching! Deadline is Tuesday, February 1, 2022”

James S. Rickards Middle School Students Return Home on January 18, 2022

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is pleased to welcome James S. Rickards Middle School seventh and eighth grade students, teachers and staff back on the school’s campus in Oakland Park on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. The on-site modular portable campus will serve as the school’s temporary home while a new building is built following a … Continue reading “James S. Rickards Middle School Students Return Home on January 18, 2022”

Kamala Harris becomes first female vice president

Kamala Harris makes history when she is sworn in as the 49th U.S. vice president on January 20, 2021, becoming the first woman, the first Black American and the first Asian American to occupy the office. When Harris was chosen as Joe Biden’s running mate in August 2020, the former California senator and attorney general, … Continue reading “Kamala Harris becomes first female vice president”

COVID-19 Update from Interim Superintendent Dr. Vickie L. Cartwright

As COVID-19 positivity rates continue to rise, Broward County Public Schools is minimizing spread to keep students, staff and the community safe. Please watch a video message from Interim Superintendent Dr. Vickie L. Cartwright with a brief COVID-19 update for families. Watch Interim Superintendent’s update for families.   Source

BCPS High School Federal Graduation Rate Remains at 89%

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) graduation rate remains nearly unchanged for the 2020/21 school year when compared to the prior year, according to graduation rates released by the Florida Department of Education on January 4, 2022. The Federal Graduation Rate (includes traditional high schools, centers and charter schools) for BCPS was 89.1%, which is 0.3 … Continue reading “BCPS High School Federal Graduation Rate Remains at 89%”

U.S. Capitol riot

On the afternoon of January 6, 2021, a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters descend on the U.S. Capitol, attempting to interfere with the certification of electoral votes from the 2020 presidential election. The rioters assaulted the Capitol police force and ransacked the complex, destroying property and sending members of Congress and their staff into … Continue reading “U.S. Capitol riot”

School Board Amends Face Covering Policy to Require Masks be Worn by Vendors and Visitors in All BCPS Schools, Facilities and Vehicles

  The School Board of Broward County, Florida voted today to amend School Board Policy 2170 to require vendors and visitors to wear face coverings while indoors in any District school, facility or vehicle beginning Monday, January 3, 2022. Students, although not required to wear face coverings due to a recent state law, and employees … Continue reading “School Board Amends Face Covering Policy to Require Masks be Worn by Vendors and Visitors in All BCPS Schools, Facilities and Vehicles”

Broward County Public Schools Preparations for Returning from Winter Break

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) continues to closely monitor local COVID-19 conditions and follow the guidance of the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) to ensure the health and safety of students and employees. Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases during the holidays driven by the highly contagious Omicron variant, the … Continue reading “Broward County Public Schools Preparations for Returning from Winter Break”

NOTICE OF EMERGENCY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2021 1:30 PMKathleen C. Wright Building 600 Southeast Third Avenue, Board Room Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301 This notice serves to advise the public that The School Board of Broward County, Florida will hold an emergency School Board meeting on Friday, December 31, 2021, at 1:30 PM, for the purpose of amending its facial … Continue reading “NOTICE OF EMERGENCY SCHOOL BOARD MEETING”