Broward Schools reopen Monday, Sept. 18

Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) schools and offices will reopen on Monday, September 18, 2017, following Hurricane Irma.  All District schools and offices will follow their normal operating schedules.  District staff have surveyed campuses to ensure they are safe for students and employees to return. As of Saturday afternoon, September 16th, only three District schools […]

The Hollywood Hills High School Marching Band.

Hollywood Hills High School Marching Band musicians look forward to playing this year

Sabrina Furio is a leader in Hollywood Hills High School’s marching band. She is the drum major in addition to playing the saxophone and bass clarinet. “I love music and performing it. Being part of the band is fun and we all get along well,” Furio said. Band director Jeffrey Lawson is excited about this […]

Chaminade-Madonna Lions expect to face stiff competition this season.

Chaminade-Madonna football team faces steep competition this season

The Chaminade-Madonna High School football team is ranked number 2 in the State of Florida for 3A schools. But they are facing some tough competition in addition to suffering a loss to a stronger, larger football program: Miami Central. The Lions recently lost to Miami Central 48 to 24. Shaun Shivers, who has committed to […]

The McArthur Football team practices. The Mustangs are a young and talented team. They played well against Coral Springs in a pre-season game.

McArthur High School football team practices hard to succeed this season

The McArthur High School football team is in a rebuilding year. Even though some believe the Mustangs might face some struggles this season, offensive coordinator Joe Villar believes the team will do well. “We have some talent and I think we can have a good season,” he said. Top players include Matthew Mesidor as strong […]

Hollywood High School's football team continues practicing hard for the coming season.

Hollywood Hills football team gets stronger for season’s start

The Hollywood Hills High School football team continues to practice hard for the upcoming season. Starting quarterback Ramon James said the team will need commitment and dedication to have a winning season. Coach Brandon Graham said the team needs focus and the players need to work well together as  team. He believes the team can […]

Hollywood Hills High School junior Holly Neher is the number two quarterback on the school's football team. She's the first female ever considered for QB at the school.

Holly Neher is top female quarterback for Hollywood Hills

Holly Neher is a highly regarded quarterback for the Hollywood Hills High School football team. While other young women have played tackle football in Broward County, they played more limited roles on their teams. Even if Neher, a junior, does not become the starting quarterback she will likely play a significant role on the team […]

The Hollywood PAL Eagles offer a competitive football program that is made up of eight teams, is based on age and weight and ages 5 to 14 are permitted to play.

Coaches push Hollywood PAL Eagles to be good players, good people

Princeton Clowers uses his love of football to help boys learn the sport and become successful young men. The coach of the Hollywood PAL Eagles, he is most proud about helping boys achieve personal success. “I want these players to become student athletes and I want them to learn the fundamentals of life,” Clowers said. […]

Superintendent Robert Runcie speaks at the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce breakfast. He said there is concern about House Bill 7069, which will divert money collected from property taxes away from traditional public schools and go to charter schools.

Broward County schools chief Robert Runcie gives update at Hollywood Chamber breakfast

Broward Public Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie was the keynote speaker at the recent breakfast meeting of the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, held at the Hollywood Beach Marriott. Education, business, government and community leaders were in attendance. Runcie complimented Hollywood leaders for supporting local public schools. He announced that more than 80,000 computers are being […]

Broward County Public School teachers and representatives from the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation participated a mock “Battle of the Bots” competition at Discovery Elementary School. 

Teachers learn robotic technology to share with students this year

Diana Dworzan loves teaching science and aeronautics to her students at Apollo Middle School. And this year she will be able to share the latest in robotics technology with her students. She will introduce VEX robots to those with a strong interest in technology. “We have been working with drones and underwater robots. Now we […]

McNicol Middle School Principal Melissa Gurreonero with a group of robotic students on the first day of school.

Four Broward County schools, two in Hollywood, celebrate first day Aug. 9

McNicol Middle School and Colbert Elementary School celebrated their first day of school on August 9. The schools are on a different schedule and began their school year earlier. Melissa Gurreonero, the principal at McNicol, was pleased at the start of another year, and believes her school, which offers magnet programs, has a great deal […]

Members of the Hollywood Hills High School football team pose in the weight room before practice.

Hollywood Hills football team preps for season; head coach considers female for quarterback

Hollywood Hills High School has a lot of talented players on its football team, and they are ready for a winning season, says new coach Brandon Graham, recently promoted after assistant coaching at Hollywood Hills for many years. He also coaches flag football in the spring. “We have a lot of talent to work with […]