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Property Appraiser’s Office Helps Parkland Residents File for Exemptions

Property Appraiser’s Office Helps Parkland Residents File for Exemptions

By: Sharon Aron Baron If you have recently purchased a home and would like to file Homestead, or other exemptions, you don’t have to drive far: the Broward County Property Appraisers office will come to you through their community outreach program. Each month, their offices visit cities around Broward County where staff helps residents file for […]

Stoneman Douglas Drama Students Recognized for Cappies Awards

Stoneman Douglas Drama Students Recognized for Cappies Awards

By: Sharon Aron Baron The Critics’ Awards Program, or Cappies for short, celebrated outstanding achievement in high school theater when students from 25 public and private schools throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties vied for top honors. Top nominee was Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with 24 nominations, including 19 for its musical production of […]

Broward County Public Schools Opens School Choice Window Through August

Broward County Public Schools Opens School Choice Window Through August

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 […]

Friends of Music Seeks to Honor Outstanding Volunteers

Friends of Music Seeks to Honor Outstanding Volunteers

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, […]

Local Students Win Junior Achievement’s Coveted Company of the Year

Local Students Win Junior Achievement’s Coveted Company of the Year

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 […]

Local Students Named National Corporate-Sponsored Merit Scholarship Winners

Local Students Named National Corporate-Sponsored Merit Scholarship Winners

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 […]

District Employee of the Year Finalist from Marjory Stoneman Douglas

District Employee of the Year Finalist from Marjory Stoneman Douglas

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 […]