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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

McArthur High School student Liz Parra (center) receives scholarship award from Take Stock in Children representatives.

McArthur High School student recognized with scholarship from Take Stock in Children

Congratulations to Liz Parra from McArthur High School for being one of six students in the entire state to receive a full scholarship from the Take Stock in Children organization. As part of the program, Parra participated in mentoring sessions and signed a contract where she committed to excelling in her academic studies. Parra is […]

Students at Orange Brook Elementary School before the big vote on trees.

Orange Brook Elementary goes out on a limb, holds election deciding fate of campus trees

Orange Brook Elementary School is about to get a new marquee near the front of the school. Principal Devon O’Neal wanted to remove or significantly cut back two trees so the new marquee could be installed. But students at Orange Brook believed it was wrong to remove or cut back the trees and protested the […]