Three Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) teachers are visiting India this summer (July 2013) to take part in the Teachers for Global Classrooms Program’s (TGC) International Field Experience, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). The teachers, Andrew Shipe from Pompano Beach High School, Tina Stoklosa from Cypress Bay High School in Weston [...]
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Children’s Harbor was recently awarded a $25,000 grant from KaBOOM! to build a shade covering over the playground. The shade covering will allow the children to play outdoors during the extra hot Florida summer, as well as consistently protect the children from the harmful effects of the sun! Children’s Harbor must raise additional funds to offset the costs of this [...]
Nova High School Student Wins National Debate Championship & Two High Schools Honored as Schools of Outstanding Distinction
Congratulations to Nova High School senior Greg Bernstein for being named a National Champion in the Congressional Debate (Senate Division) of the 2013 Lincoln Financial Group/National Forensic League National Speech and Debate Tournament. The competition took place in Birmingham, Alabama on June 17th – 21st, and included students from more than 1,000 schools across the country, as well as competitors [...]
Children’s Harbor recently received a $12,000 grant through the Sun Sentinel Children’s Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund, to support their Residential Foster Care Program. Through the Sun Sentinel Children’s Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund, second quarter grants totaling $164,000 were recently distributed to 11 nonprofit organizations in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Since 1991, through the Fund, more than $38.5 [...]
The new directors of the Weston Warriors Cheer League are determined to create a cheer program that makes all the participants feel important. The four volunteer co-directors – Kristen Faison, Alisa Golan, Jessica Guerra, and Patti Guerra – all whom are serving in the position as co-director for the first time – say they are bringing new energy and several [...]
BSO Weston Fire Rescue offers this program designed to reach resident seniors or the disabled who are unable to safely install smoke alarms and/or replace the batteries in existing alarms. Please call 954-389-2015 to schedule this FREE service for our Weston residents.
BSO Weston Fire Rescue offers Free CPR classes to residents, organizations and businesses and their employees. Convenient weeknight and weekend CPR classes are offered as well as training right at your own location at a time convenient for you (min. 8 persons). Call 954-389-2015 for more information.
In 2010 the Broward County Parks and Recreation Division launched its revamped volunteer initiative: the VIP Program, short for “Volunteers Improving Parks.” For many years the Division has depended heavily on its volunteers to augment and enhance park staff. And in these lean times, it just makes sense to use volunteers to extend our limited workforce through a more centralized [...]
Need Community Service Hours? You can get them at a Broward County Library, where you can make new friends and have a good time, all while you fulfill your school requirements! Volunteering is also a great way to get real-life work experience, enhance your résumé, and give a boost to your college applications. If you are interested in honing your [...]
Children’s Harbor hosted a reception to thank their supporters and meet new friends at BRIO Tuscan Grille in the Shops at Pembroke Gardens on Tuesday, June 4th. Children’s Harbor is truly unique in its ability to keep siblings together while in the foster care system. Community partners, such as BRIO, help to make this possible. BRIO graciously sponsored the event [...]