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 […]
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.
By: Sharon Aron Baron Grammy nominee and music sensation Cassadee Pope will headline at a triple header concert at the Parkland Amphitheatre on Saturday, April 29. Pope’s recent Grammy nomination came as no surprise as her career has taken off since winning season three of NBC’s The Voice. Her debut solo album, Frame by Frame, […]
By: Chris Brunner Congratulations to the Coral Springs Tennis Center Senior Team who defeated the Parkland Country Club in the 2017 Northwest Broward Tennis League Championship Playoff Match. Played at the Coral Springs Tennis Center, the Senior Team is captained by Len Okyn and the Parkland Country Club is captained by Lorne Katz. Doubles Coral […]
Photo Courtesy Rise Biscuits Donuts. By: Sharon Aron Baron Rise Biscuits Donuts, featuring both sweet and savory breakfast and lunch options, announced the August opening of Rise Coral Springs, its first location in the state of Florida at The Walk in Coral Springs. “We are excited to bring this creative, chef-driven concept to South Florida” says […]