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 Rickards Middle School Building Replacement 

The School Board of Broward County approved plans to demolish and replace Building 1 at James S. Rickards Middle School in Oakland Park, which was damaged by a roof collapse to its media center. School Board members also approved funding for repairs and renovations of two existing buildings on the school’s campus.   “As a School … Continue reading “School Board Approves Rickards Middle School Building Replacement “

School Board update regarding the wearing of masks for the 2021/22 school year.

Last week, the School Board of Broward County mandated the wearing of masks in our schools to protect our students, staff and community. In light of the Governor’s Executive Order, the District is awaiting further guidance before rendering a decision on the mask mandate for the upcoming school year. At this time, the District’s face … Continue reading “School Board update regarding the wearing of masks for the 2021/22 school year.”

Northeast High School Celebrates Opening of New Weight Room

August 2, 2021 Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Takes Place Tuesday, August 3, at 2 p.m. WHO:        School Board Members, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Interim Superintendent Vickie L. Cartwright, Former BCPS Superintendent Robert W. Runcie, School and District Leadership, Students, and Community Members                    … Continue reading “Northeast High School Celebrates Opening of New Weight Room”

BCPS statement regarding the wearing of masks beginning the 2021/22 school year

Broward County Public Schools intends to comply with the Governor’s latest Executive Order. Last week, the School Board of Broward County mandated the wearing of masks in our schools to protect our students, staff and community. Safety remains our highest priority. The District will advocate for all eligible students and staff to receive vaccines and … Continue reading “BCPS statement regarding the wearing of masks beginning the 2021/22 school year”

State Releases Results for 2021 Florida Standards Assessments and End of Course Exams

On Thursday, July 29, 2021, the Florida Department of Education released results for the Spring 2021 Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) for English Language Arts (ELA) (grades 4 –10), Mathematics (grades 3 – 8) and Science (grades 5 and 8). In addition, the state released results for End of Course (EOC) exams in Algebra I, Geometry, … Continue reading “State Releases Results for 2021 Florida Standards Assessments and End of Course Exams”

Broward County School Board Approves Back to School Plans for the 2021/22 School Year

July 28, 2021  During a Special School Board meeting on Wednesday, July 28, The School Board of Broward County, Florida discussed back to school plans and protocols for the upcoming 2021/22 school year. In light of the recent release of updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the School Board voted to … Continue reading “Broward County School Board Approves Back to School Plans for the 2021/22 School Year”

Broward County School Board Unanimously Approves Contract for Interim Superintendent Dr. Vickie L. Cartwright

July 28, 2021 Today, Wednesday, July 28, the School Board of Broward County unanimously approved the contract for Dr. Vickie L. Cartwright to serve as Broward County Public Schools Interim Superintendent. Dr. Cartwright has 26 years of experience in education, most recently serving as Superintendent for the Oshkosh Area School District in Wisconsin. She also … Continue reading “Broward County School Board Unanimously Approves Contract for Interim Superintendent Dr. Vickie L. Cartwright”

The Harlem Riot of 1943 begins

Simmering racial tensions and economic frustrations boil over in New York City on the night of August 1, 1943, culminating in what is now known as the Harlem Riot of 1943. During an altercation in the lobby of the Braddock Hotel, a white police officer shoots a Black soldier, Robert Bandy, triggering a massive uprising. … Continue reading “The Harlem Riot of 1943 begins”

School Board Approves Interim Superintendent

July 22, 2021 During a Special School Board Meeting on Thursday, July 22, the School Board of Broward County, Florida voted to approve one of two candidates to become Interim Superintendent. By a unanimous vote of support, School Board members approved Dr. Vickie L. Cartwright to serve as Interim Superintendent for Broward County Public Schools. … Continue reading “School Board Approves Interim Superintendent”

Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic nomination for president, becoming first woman to lead a major U.S. political party

95 years after women were first granted the right to vote, on July 28, 2016, former Secretary of State, Senator and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton makes history by accepting the Democratic Party’s nomination for president, becoming the first woman to lead a major U.S. political party.  The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia formally nominated … Continue reading “Hillary Clinton accepts Democratic nomination for president, becoming first woman to lead a major U.S. political party”