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.

 

Broward College Hosts James S. Rickards Students for Remainder of 2020/21 School Year

April 7, 2021 Hundreds of Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) students and staff from James S. Rickards Middle School received a warm welcome to Broward College – their new school campus for the remainder of the 2020/21 school year. Consistent with the long-standing partnership between BCPS and Broward College, the District was greeted by the … Continue reading “Broward College Hosts James S. Rickards Students for Remainder of 2020/21 School Year”

2021 Virtual National Summit for Principal Supervisors Four Leadership Seminars; One Great Conference

The National Summit for Principal Supervisors Coordinating Committee invites educational leaders from school districts, colleges and universities, and other educational leaders to join the 2021 Virtual National Summit for Principal Supervisors. For the first time in the conference’s five-year history, the committee has pivoted to a virtual summit experience and will bring together a vibrant … Continue reading “2021 Virtual National Summit for Principal Supervisors Four Leadership Seminars; One Great Conference”

BCPS Gets Set to Power Up with New Electric School Buses

April 1, 2021 Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is getting ready to power up with new electric school buses, thanks to a grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). Through the grant, the District is purchasing 60 electric buses. BCPS is also partnering with Florida Power & Light Company, which will provide the … Continue reading “BCPS Gets Set to Power Up with New Electric School Buses”

BCPS Awarded $100,000 Grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenge for Algebra I

How do you make learning Algebra 1 more engaging and relevant to all students, particularly minority students, including those who may be learning a second language, and those from low-income families? This question is at the heart of a new pilot program being developed by Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), in collaboration with the Algebra … Continue reading “BCPS Awarded $100,000 Grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenge for Algebra I”

BCPS Announces Graduation Schedule for the Class of 2021

March 30, 2021 District Plans for Live, In-person Graduation Celebrations  Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) announces the schedule of graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2021. Dates, times and locations of the ceremonies for 48 high schools, technical colleges and education centers across the District are available at browardschools.com/BCPS2021Grads. The ceremonies will take place June 4 – 10, 2021. … Continue reading “BCPS Announces Graduation Schedule for the Class of 2021”

BCPS Once Again Named Cambridge International’s District of the Year

March 29, 2021 For the second time in four years, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) is honored to be named District of the Year by Cambridge International. In 2018, BCPS was the first school district in the United States to be honored with this award, which recognizes districts for having high academic achievements among students … Continue reading “BCPS Once Again Named Cambridge International’s District of the Year”

More than 20,000 Students Participate in Above the Influence Virtual Rally

March 18, 2021  More than 20,000 Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) students participated in the Above the Influence Rally on Thursday, March 18. Students who registered were able to participate in this year’s online socially distanced event from their homes and classrooms. The annual rally celebrated students’ for making positive decisions and resisting negative influences … Continue reading “More than 20,000 Students Participate in Above the Influence Virtual Rally”

Breonna Taylor is killed by police in botched raid

Shortly after midnight on March 13, 2020, Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black emergency medical technician, is shot and killed by police in her Louisville, Kentucky apartment after officers busted through her door with a battering ram . Taylor and her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, both of whom had no criminal records, had been asleep in bed. … Continue reading “Breonna Taylor is killed by police in botched raid”

14 More Schools Added to BCPS Afterschool Supper Program

March 3, 2021 Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Afterschool Supper Program is quickly expanding to include an additional 14 schools for the 2020/21 school year. This addition brings the total to 194 schools serving nutritious suppers to students. The Supper Program ensures more than 19,000 students participating in regularly scheduled afterschool educational or enrichment activity … Continue reading “14 More Schools Added to BCPS Afterschool Supper Program”

BCPS Curriculum Supervisor Louise Ball Honored as Outstanding Holocaust Educator

March 2, 2021 Congratulations to Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Curriculum Supervisor Dr. Louise Ball for being named one of three recipients of the Gutterman Family Outstanding Holocaust Educators Award for the 2020/21 school year. The award is presented by the Arthur and Emalie Gutterman Family Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education at Florida Atlantic … Continue reading “BCPS Curriculum Supervisor Louise Ball Honored as Outstanding Holocaust Educator”