April 18 | Steve Aoki With Kat Lane

April 18 | Steve Aoki With Kat Lane

Steve Aoki and special guest Kat Lane perform poolside on April 18th at 7:00 p.m. Show Start Time: 7:00 p.m., Doors Open Time: 6:00 p.m. Ticket Price: $54 Advanced Purchase / $79 Day Of Show Venue: Poolside at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino For ticket information visit Ticketmaster.    

April 19 | Royal Egg Hunt

April 19 | Royal Egg Hunt

Come out to Weston Regional Park on Saturday, April 19th for the 2014 Royal Egg Hunt. The egg hunts are recommended for children ages 10 and under and will all begin at 10:00 a.m. SHARP! The hunts will be held on baseball fields #1 through #4. There will be over 20,000 candy filled eggs so be sure to bring a [...]

April 26 | Rob Thomas

April 26 | Rob Thomas

Rob Thomas performs at Hard Rock Live on April 26th at 8:00 p.m. Show Start Time: 8:00 p.m, Doors Open Time: 7:00 p.m. Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL Ticket Price: $54 / $64 / $74 For ticket information visit Ticketmaster.         

April 29 | Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

April 29 | Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

Sunrise Sports & Entertainment today announced that rock legend Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will make an exclusive return to the BB&T Center on Tuesday, April 29. Springsteen last played at the BB&T Center on Sept. 13, 2009. “Bruce Springsteen is one of the biggest American rock legends of all time and we are excited to have him [...]

July 2 | Katy Perry

July 2 | Katy Perry

Sunrise Sports & Entertainment today announced that international superstar Katy Perry will bring her “The Prismatic World Tour” to the BB&T Center on Wednesday July 2, 2014. Perry returns to the BB&T Center after last performing at the arena on June 11, 2011. Capital Cities will perform as the opening act. The 11-time GRAMMY® nominated singer cemented her status as [...]

Recent News & Events

BCPS Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year 2014 Finalists Announced

BCPS Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year 2014 Finalists Announced

Charismatic, dedicated, committed, extraordinary leader, champion, innovative and passionate are just a few of the words used by their colleagues to describe this year’s top finalists for Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Principal of the Year and Assistant Principal of the Year. Four outstanding school leaders have been named finalists in each category. 2014 Principal of the Year Finalists: Marc [...]

Chess Club For Kids

Chess develops great mental skills: self confidence, motivation, imagination, intuition, concentration, memory, logical and critical  thinking, and reasoning skills. Learn the game in a new exciting interactive way.  Open to all skill levels. The class is taught at various levels for beginning players through advanced, experienced players. Visit Chess Art Kids for more information or call Julian Banos at 954-650-2562.   Monday from 4:45pm [...]

Seven BCPS Seniors are Candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Seven BCPS Seniors are Candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Congratulations to the seven Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) seniors who are candidates for the prestigious 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The students are among over 3,000 candidates selected across the country for their exceptional performance on either the College Board SAT or the ACT Assessment. BCPS 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Candidates:  Giancarlo Gambetta, Nova High School Antonio Juncosa, [...]

New Creation Stations Opening At Several Broward County Libraries

New Creation Stations Opening At Several Broward County Libraries

What will you create? Broward County Libraries Division announces the upcoming opening of Creation Stations at several Broward County Library locations. The Creation Station represents the democratization of design, engineering, fabrication and education and will have tools that enable individuals to design, prototype and make 3D items. Each Creation Station will be different and provide its own unique inventive opportunities. [...]

Student Success Opportunity School Symposiums

Student Success Opportunity School Symposiums

Parents, guardians, community members and Broward County Public School (BCPS) employees are invited to attend the upcoming Student Success Opportunity School (SSOS) Symposiums. These Symposiums provide an opportunity for the District to present information, gather input and answer questions about SSOS. SSOS is a strategic initiative by BCPS to review the performance of schools utilizing a variety of criteria, such [...]

Broward County Public Schools Announces Partnership with Code.org

Broward County Public Schools Announces Partnership with Code.org

On Tuesday, January 21, 2014, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) announced its new partnership with Code.org, a national, non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing opportunities for students to learn computer science in school. School Board members; Superintendent Robert W. Runcie; Hadi Partovi, Co-Founder and CEO of Code.org; Gary Chartrand, Chair, State Board of Education; Pam Stewart, Chancellor of Public Schools, Florida [...]

Broward County School Board Approves 2014/15 School Calendar

Broward County School Board Approves 2014/15 School Calendar

The School Board of Broward County, Florida, approved the 2014/15 school year calendar at its regular School Board meeting on December 17th. Students will begin school on Monday, August 18, 2014, and end on Thursday, June 4, 2015. The calendar, which has 180 instructional days, includes a two-week winter break beginning December 22, 2014 through January 2, 2015, and a [...]

2013 High School Grades: 91 Percent of BCPS Traditional High Schools Earn an “A” or “B” Grade

2013 High School Grades: 91 Percent of BCPS Traditional High Schools Earn an “A” or “B” Grade

2013 high school grades released today by the Florida Department of Education show Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) made significant increases in the number of high schools earning “A” or “B” grades. Overall, 25 high schools earned an “A”, 10 earned a “B” and three earned a “C” (includes traditional high schools and charter schools). Notable achievements among BCPS traditional [...]

BECON-TV And Broward County Animal Care Premiers New “Take Paws” Pet Adoption And Care Episodes

BECON-TV And Broward County Animal Care Premiers New “Take Paws” Pet Adoption And Care Episodes

Broward County Animal Care in partnership with BECON-TV (Broward Education Communications Network) is launching new episodes of its innovative television series, Take Paws. The first episode premiers on Saturday, December 7th at 7 p.m. and repeats at 7:00 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday night on the WBEC the BECON-TV network. ‘The Take Paws program is part of Animal Careís effort [...]

Superintendent Runcie Receives Superintendent of the Year, Star Award By The Consortium of Florida Education Foundation

Superintendent Runcie Receives Superintendent of the Year, Star Award By The Consortium of Florida Education Foundation

The Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (CFEF), today, recognized Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Superintendent Robert W. Runcie with its “Star” Superintendent of the Year Award. The “Star” Superintendent Award for exemplary leadership was presented at the 68th Annual Joint Conference of Florida School Boards Association and  68th Annual Joint Conference of Florida School Boards Association held in Tampa. The award [...]