In 2014, Conversation with the District continues its pursuit to engage the community in discussions that will constantly challenge the District to better prepare today’s students to be successful in tomorrow’s world. As a valued member of our community, we look forward to you joining our Conversations.
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Beginning in October 2014, an all-female student team from the Middle School out of Lauderhill, Florida will compete in the Middle School Division against similar teams across the country. This is the first year Parkway Middle School of the Arts will be competing.
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The Broward Cultural Division, in partnership with the National Association of College Admissions Counselors and the School Board of Broward County, are pleased to present the Performing and Visual Arts College Fair on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at Dillard Center for the Arts. The fair is free of charge and open to performing and visual arts students. The National Association of College Admissions Counselors hosts performing and visual arts college fairs nationwide each fall. For the growing number of students pursuing a college degree in music, theater, art, dance and other related disciplines, this event offers a unique opportunity to obtain a head start on planning for college. Over forty colleges and universities will be present at the fair. Attached is a list of colleges and universities that will be attending the fair at Dillard Center for the Arts. The fair will also provide a workshop for Broward Public School students. The fair and workshop schedule is:
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Fair Registration
6:10 p.m. – 6:50 p.m. – Arts & Creative Economy Industry Workshop for Business, Education,
Government and Non-Profits
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – College Fair
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The School Health Screening Program provides health screening to public school students in KG, 1st, 3rd, and 6th grades, as mandated in Florida Statue 381.0056(7) (d). Our annual 3rd and 6th Grade student health screenings will take place in the month of October. The Screening Dates are the following dates:
1. Scoliosis – Thursday, October 2
2. Body, Mass, Index (BMI), Hearing and Vision – Wednesday, October 8 & Thursday, October 9
On June 9, 2014, the School Board of Broward County approved Resolution 14-88, which would put a $800 Million General Obligation Bond on the November 4th ballot. The proceeds of this bond will be utilized for capital improvements and to purchase technology for teachers and students. SMART stands for: Safety, Music & Arts, Athletics, Renovation and Technology.
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If your child is in the GEM program or in Algebra, please attend our GEM Parent Night. Parents will learn more about the GEM program its requirements.
The new date for our SAC meeting will be on September 23rd, 2014. The meeting will be held in the Media Center @6:00 pm