At the end of camp, Richt asked the players if they wanted to play in high school, college and professional football. Richt said when he considers a player for his team, he looks at whether they can play a position well enough to help the team win, and if they get good grades.

University of Miami coach runs football practice at Hollywood Police Athletic League youth camp

A group of young and upcoming football players got together for a morning football camp at the Hollywood PAL athletic field. The camp was run by University of Miami Head Football Coach Mark Richt and many of his assistant football coaches. The players, all middle-school age and below, participated in basic football drills much in […]

Members of Hollywood Youth Ambassadors were recently honored by the Hollywood Commission. The program is made up of high school students from Hollywood high schools and Hallandale Beach High School pa, who partner with a member of the Hollywood Commission while gaining an inside look at how city government works.

Hollywood Youth Ambassadors honored for community service at Commission meeting

The Hollywood Commission honored members of the Hollywood Youth Ambassadors Program at a recent commission meeting. The program is made up of high school students from Hollywood high schools and Hallandale Beach High School. They partner with a member of the Hollywood Commission and gain an inside look at how city government works. Alex Allen-Pereira is looking […]

Leaders of the Hollywood Hills High School Entrepreneur, Leadership and Military Academy (from left to right): Manuel Valdez, Amanda Tresgallos, Haleema Iran, and Cherry Sharma) will go on to prestigious universities to prepare for success.

The Entrepreneur, Leadership and Military Academy at Hollywood Hills High expands goals

Cherry Sharma is looking forward to serving as Battalion Executive for the Hollywood Hills High School Entrepreneur, Leadership and Military Academy. A junior in the fall, she is looking forward to the leadership opportunity. “I will be the chief of staff and involved in supervising and coordinating activities,” Sharma said. “I love being a part […]

McArthur graduates (L to R) Melanie Aguilar, Caterina Schreiber, Khayla Rodriguez and Matamron Bacon say school leadership helped them achieve the success they sought so they may advance to college and prosper at their chosen careers. 

Graduates credit McArthur High School with leadership skills and scholastic success

A number of McArthur High School 2017 graduates achieved a high level success, which will serve them well as they pursue their dreams at institutions of higher learning and beyond. Matamron Bacon is an up-and-coming community leader with a bright future ahead of him. During his last year at McArthur High School, Bacon was the senior […]

The Hollywood Education Advisory Committee and the Broward Education Foundation recognized teachers who received education grants from the City of Hollywood and the Broward Education Foundation.

Hollywood teachers recognized for grants

A group of Hollywood teachers were honored during a recent meeting for their work with students and their goals for the upcoming school year. The Hollywood Education Advisory Committee and the Broward Education Foundation recognized teachers who received education grants from the City of Hollywood and the Broward Education Foundation. South Broward High School Principal […]

Hollywood Hills High School Valedictorian and Salutatorian are leaders in the Military Academy

Hollywood Hills High School Class of 2017 valedictorian Haleema Irfan worked hard and earned a 5.1 GPA. She also received a full academic scholarship to the University of Florida, where she will study biomedical engineering. Her goal is to eventually go Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and pursue a career in neurosurgery. Irfan’s talent doesn’t […]

South Broward High School seniors Zak Myers, Jasmine Knight and Stefan Catana are leaving Hollywood to attend college next year.

South Broward High School seniors at the top of the class are ready to launch for higher learning

South Broward High School is doing something right. Among the numerous amount of high achieving senior students who are getting ready for college, some really stand out. As senior class president. Zak Myers works very hard to improve school spirit and get students excited about big school events. “My main goal as senior class president […]

Lifelong Learning Institute offers free intergenerational learning programs for retired adults at NSU

Summer 2017 programming runs from June- September, is free and open to the community.    Nova Southeastern University’s Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) gives local residents another reason to look forward to retirement. To enrich the lives of its members and the community, LLI provides an educational environment for mature adults in South Florida offering programs that promote […]

Broward Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie receives a plaque for speaking at the Neighborhood Watch Annual Meeting at Hollywood City Hall.

Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie gives update at Neighborhood Watch meeting

Broward Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie spoke at the Neighborhood Watch Annual Meeting about his goals for the school district and how, over the years, efforts have been made to correct various problems. “I want our schools to be second to none,” Runcie said. “Our public education system is a great equalizer and allows people […]

The Mighty Mechanical Mustangs, aka M3, is the Robotics Club at McArthur High School and one of the most successful robotics teams in Florida.

McArthur High robotics team M3 scores big during international competition in Houston

McArthur High School has one of the most successful robotics teams in Florida. The Mighty Mechanical Mustangs or M3 performed well in three regional competitions and finished sixth out of about 60 teams in an international competition in Houston. The team had a 9-1 record in the various categories of the competition. Members of the […]

Vice Mayor, Traci L. Callari, presents Myers with an award and recognition of his Eagle Project in Haiti this past year.

Hollywood resident Zak Meyers recognized for work in Haiti; awarded scholarship

With a passion for preserving the environment and commitment to community service, South Broward High School graduate Zak Myers was recognized by the City of Hollywood on March 15 for his efforts to raise funds for solar panels in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Myers is now studying public relations at University of Central Florida preparing for a career with the […]