October 2, 2015- Friday Focus Something Special Video highlights: the Chinese Culture and Art Tour at Tradewinds Elementary School; the Peace Garden unveiling at Silver Shores Elementary School; Cooper City High School Sound of Pride Marching Band invited to perform in 2018 London New Year’s Parade; “Flipping the Script” Teen Prevention & Intervention Summit; Dads Take Your Child to School Day celebrated at Horizon Elementary School; and Tequesta Trace Elementary School’s 25th anniversary celebration.
September 18th 2015- Friday Focus Something Special Video highlights Western High School S.T.E.M. students’ day at the Museum of Discovery and Science with NASCAR Driver Denny Hamlin and the 2015 South Florida Gifted & Talented Symposium: “Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead” at the Signature Grand.
September 11th 2015- Friday Focus Something Special Video highlights Pines Lakes Elementary School students celebrating International Literacy Day and the Pompano Beach High School Army JROTC 9/11 Ceremony observance.
June 5th 2015- Friday Focus Something Special Video highlights Manatee Bay Elementary School students celebrating their third consecutive number one in national top ten ranking for First in Math; Endeavour Primary Learning Center meeting their yearlong online reading mentors from the Lauderhill Fire Department for the first time; and Plantation Park Elementary School students pitching their business ideas to‘Shark Tank.’
May 29th 2015- Friday Focus Something Special Video highlights the Mentoring Tomorrow’s Leaders “Celebrating Five Years of Lasting Legacy” scholarship and awards banquet; the Robot Rodeo showcasing Bennett Elementary School and Pompano Beach High School students’ engineering skills; Piper High School’s Health Occupations Students of America participate in a National Chest Compression Week workshop; and White House and District officials announce launch of “Latinos in Action” program at six high schools.
May 22nd 2015- Friday Focus Something Special Video highlights Tropical Elementary School art students presenting Superintendent Robert W. Runcie with a portrait mural; Cooper City Elementary School Peace Pole Ceremony to promote safe environments for students; third annual Autism in Flight event; and news conference announcing impact on students from legislative changes to state’s accountability system.
May 15th 2015- Friday Focus Something Special Video highlights the second annual Career City at Dillard Elementary School with 72 businesses from the city of Fort Lauderdale showcasing career opportunities; the “Evening Among the Stars” Perfect Attendance Awards ceremony; and the Legislative Leadership Series at Northeast High School with State Representative Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed.
May 8th 2015- Friday Focus Something Special Video highlights El Día de los Niños, an international celebration of literacy at Harbordale Elementary School; the 2015 Kids of Character Awards honoring students, staff and schools for demonstrating outstanding character throughout the school year; and Silver Palms Elementary School’s visit by NASCAR driver Scott Lagasse, Jr. to celebrate safety patrol student Nicholas Alexander as winner of the Florida Department of Transportation’s 2015 “Bike to School” poster contest.
May 1st 2015- Friday Focus Something Special Video highlights the Coral Glades High School drama group making final preparations for its theatrical production of “Curious Salvage”; Everglades High School choral students learning lessons in life; and HandsOn Broward/Comcast Cares Day volunteers giving Norcrest Elementary School a campus a facelift.
April 3rd 2015- Friday Focus Something Special Video features highlights from J.P. Taravella High School students’ presentation of the musical Ragtime; Take Five to Stay Alive student video contest screening of winning videos at Cinema Paradiso; and the 2015 Caliber Awards ceremony celebrating Broward’s outstanding teachers, principals, assistant principals and school-related/District employees.
March 20th 2015– Friday Focus Something Special Video features highlights from the 35th Annual Broward County Council of Teachers of Mathematics Elementary Mathematics Competition; the 3rdAnnual Above The Influence March and Rally, celebrating students making the right decisions; and New River Middle School’s
3rdAnnual “Real Men Read” event.
March 13th 2015– Friday Focus Video Something Special Video features highlights from the Broward County Public Schools and Broward Teachers Union joint news conference to announce a tentative agreement regarding teacher salary increases; and Blanche Ely High School Boys Basketball Champions’ assembly and parade celebrating their state championship and undefeated season before heading to New York City to compete for the national title.
March 6th 2015– Friday Focus Video Something Special Video features highlights from the Teen Dating Violence Awareness Rally at Lauderhill 6-12 STEM-MED School; Feeding Children Everywhere Meal Preparation at Cooper City High School; the 33311 ZIP code Journeys Through Black History at Whiddon Rogers Education Center; and the annual Broward County History Fair hosted at Pompano Beach High School.
February 27th 2015– Friday Focus Video Something Special Video features highlights from Plantation High School’s 50th Anniversary celebration; BCPS Legislative Leadership Series at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School; Fort Lauderdale High School competing at the Miami HEAT Black History Month Challenge; and Discovering Your Way “Leadership Development Through the Arts,” hosted at the Miramar Culture Center.
February 13th 2015- Friday Focus Video features highlights from the Memorial Garden Dedication Ceremony celebrating the life of J.P.Taravella High School student Justin Flowers; Plantation High School culinary arts students hosting their own version of the popular TV show series“Chopped”; and White House Official participating in BCPS Exceeding Goals, Sobrepasando Metas Tour.
February 6th 2015– Friday Focus Video highlights include the Annual Food Show hosted by Food and Nutrition Services, with 200 students from Ramblewood Elementary School and Ramblewood Middle School as taste testers for over 35 new food items being considered for next school year’s breakfast, lunch and supper programs; the School Board’s celebration of Black History Month, recognizing the contributions of Captain Barrington Irving, Jr. and Attorney Eugene Pettis; and the annual Broward County Science Fair at the Westfield Broward Mall with 800 students representing 68 schools.
Jan 30th 2015– Friday Focus Video highlights include the Florida Surgeon General’s visit to Nova Eisenhower Elementary School to celebrate Literacy Week; Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School welcomes Abe Lincoln; Seagull Alternative High School launches a new Painter Pre-Apprentice Program; and a celebrity chef cooks up healthy foods at Liberty Elementary School.
January 23rd 2015- Friday Focus Video highlights special recognition presentations at this week’s School Board meeting, and a preview of the new season of School Duel, premiering on January 29, 2015, on BECON-TV.
January 16th 2015- Friday Focus Video features highlights from Governor Rick Scott’s visit to Atlantic Technical College to announce proposed increased education funding for K-12 public education and funding for technical schools; and Pembroke Lakes Elementary School fifth grade students’ virtual field trip to colonial times to learn about music, culture and tradition.
January 9th 2015- Friday Focus Video features highlights from Nova Middle School’s ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration for its new Law Studies Program Courtroom. The ribbon cutting ceremony was followed by an inaugural trail led by students of the Nova Middle School Law Studies Program.
December 19th 2014- Friday Focus Video features highlights from Park Lakes Elementary School’s Flying Classroom initiative, a virtual learning expedition by Captain Barrington Irving, which takes students on a virtual expedition around the world; the ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of the Confucius Institute at Cypress Bay High School; and the mobile school pantry helping families at Orange Brook Elementary School.