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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Book Pals kicks off in September at the Humane Society of Broward County. It gives kids, ages 6-15, the chance to read to the dogs at the shelter. 

Love dogs and books? The Humane Society of Broward County introduces new reading program for youth

A new program called “Book Pals,” will kick off in September at the Humane Society of Broward County. Run through the education department, it allows kids to sign up for three-month sessions of reading to the dogs at the shelter.  Targeted at ages 6 to 15, kids in this unique program will get the chance to […]

Students and families listen to the presentation Preparing for College at the Stirling Road Branch Library.

Students get college, SAT-prepped at Stirling Road Branch Library

Abigail Slentz, a student at Florida Virtual School, wants to attend Stanford University and then pursue a career in anthropology. “I know how difficult it is to get into Stanford, so I am working to keep a high GPA. I do volunteer work and want to work with animals,” she said. Cayla Sanches also has high […]

South Broward High School students pose proudly in the school's Reading Garden, where they don't mind working hard to keep it the beautiful area on campus that it is. Students can sit in the garden and relax among more than 100 plants.

South Broward High’s Reading Garden offers serenity, project for students

Destiny DeLude loves to have a place to sit outside after long hours in the classroom. A rising junior at South Broward High School,  she has spent time working in the school’s Reading Garden, a beautiful area on campus where students can sit and relax among about 100 plants. “This is nice place to sit. […]

The Maximizing Out of School Time program funds camps for children to keep up in school while having fun doing projects that keep them learning.

Hollywood summer camps offer kids fun while learning life lessons

School-age kids in Hollywood are spending the summer having fun while keeping their academic skills sharp at the same time. They are part of the Maximizing Out of School Time program. About 400 children attend one of four camp sites in Hollywood on weekdays during the summer months, including the Kay Gaither Community Center. A favorite activity […]

JROTC cadets from across the district participated in the weeklong JROTC Cadet Leadership STEM Camp held on the campus of Florida Atlantic University.

JROTC students learn rocketry at STEM camp

Daliana Hevia enjoys building model airplanes, learning about their movement and how the wings work. Hevia realized her gift while participating in the five-day JROTC Cadet Leadership STEM Camp. During the year she is a staff sergeant and a student in the Military Academy program at Hollywood Hills High School. “I like being at this camp and I enjoy […]

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 […]