Each year, Memorial Day marks the day that we honor all Americans who made the supreme sacrifice with their unselfish devotion in order to defend our freedom.
By: Sharon Aron Baron Broward County Public Schools has opened Phase II of the School Choice application window where parents can apply online for general reassignments and magnet programs for the 2017/2018 school year. During the window from May 1, 2017 through September 1, parents and guardians may submit applications for schools with available seats from the initial […]
By: Chris Brunner The Friends of Music, Inc. invites community organizations to honor their outstanding volunteer at the Working in Harmony Volunteer Luncheon on Sunday, May 21. Working in Harmony has become a popular tradition in Coral Springs with honorees from a variety of groups such as churches, school and sport groups, women’s and men’s clubs, […]
By: Sharon Aron Baron Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took home two coveted awards at JA Fellows business and leadership program for high school students. Winner of Company of the Year was Team Wov-In from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School which also received awards for Best Commercial and Best Annual Report. Team Hydrowalkers […]
By: Sharon Aron Baron Caryn Nesser was shocked when she opened April water bill and discovered it was $956. Nesser, a resident of Parkland Golf & Country Club, typically is billed around $150 a month for her family of three. “I thought there must have been some kind of error in billing. I walked around […]
By: Sharon Aron Baron They may have been expensive, but the hurricane impact windows were one good investment that kept a pair of hooded burglars from trying to break into a Parkland home. Around 9:45 p.m. on April 1, the pair was caught on home surveillance at the 8700 block of Valencia Court heading into the […]
The Critics’ Awards Program, or Cappies for short, will celebrate outstanding achievement in high school theater when students from 25 public and private schools throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties, including Coral Springs and Parkland, will vie for top honors at the 15th Annual Cappies Awards Gala.
Samantha Bishop and Nicholas Sileo By: Sharon Aron Baron Two Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are named National Merit Scholarship recipients by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. In its first group of winners announced in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program, students Samantha Bishop and Nicholas Sileo both won Motorola Solutions Scholarships. “These […]
By: Sharon Aron Baron A local school employee is one of six finalists for School Related District Employee of the Year at Broward County Public Schools. This award recognizes outstanding education support personnel for the significant contributions they make to BCPS and its students. Teresa Basilone, Office Manager/Confidential Secretary is a finalist from Marjory Stoneman Douglas […]
By: Sharon Aron Baron It was a typical Monday evening for Elena Avello, that is, until she received a phone call from her next door neighbor telling her that an alligator was sitting on her front porch. At approximately 6 p.m., an alligator had found a spot to nestle at the front door of Elena’s home in the […]