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  • Springs voters to pick new commissioners

    Springs voters to pick new commissioners
    Chief among the issues in this year's commission race: Is building a new, multi-million dollar City Hall the right thing to do? And is the city on the right course or is change needed? The commission will have two new faces come November: Everyone...
  • Eagles Landing gets national PTA kudos

    Bragging rights aside, Eagles Landing Middle School celebrated being the only middle school in Florida and among only 170 schools in the nation named a PTA National School of Excellence. Threatening skies moved speeches indoors on Sept. 12, but by the...
  • New Florida PTA talks about healthy children initiative

    Mindy Haas has been active in PTA since her daughters went to Whispering Pines Elementary School in West Boca. More than 20 years later, Haas has priorities as the new two-term president of the Florida PTA, with 1,400 local units and more than 300,000...
  • Springs principal looks ahead after winning county's top award

    She is Broward County Principal of the year for 2013-2014, but Camille Pontillo has no intentions of resting on her laurels. "It was awesome to be honored, but you hit the ground running the next day as you did the day before," said Pontillo, Sunrise...
  • Superhero-themed yearbook wins top prize for school

    Students at Pembroke Pines Charter Elementary School — East Campus will soon get to hone their live on-camera skills due in part to its yearbook's success at a recent contest. The superhero-themed yearbook beat out 200 other schools to win first...
  • Englander is Hillel's new head of school

    When Rabbi Adam Englander, the new head of school of Hillel Day School of Boca Raton, was in just his second year of teaching, he already knew he wanted to be a school administrator. Englander said; "I knew I could make a great impact from that side of a...
  • Appointed Newport-Mesa school board member seeks election to seat

    Appointed Newport-Mesa school board member seeks election to seat
    Newport-Mesa Unified School District board member Vicki Snell says she doesn't like politics. Still, after holding a seat on the board for roughly five months, she's throwing her hat into the race in an attempt to continue to represent the Estancia High...
  • For Broward County School Board: Brunson, Mayersohn, Levinson, Rupert and Sakhnovsky

    District 1: Felicia Brunson offers fresh eyes, energy In the Broward County School District 1 race, voters will choose between a veteran incumbent and a rising star. They should aim high and choose the latter: Felicia Brunson. District 1 covers...
  • Piece of Mind: Bad drivers may never shift gears

    An age-old problem was tackled again in City Hall last week, when several parents of students who attend La CaƱada Elementary School spoke to the Public Works and Traffic Commission about their struggles with drivers who drop off or pick up their children...
  • Changes to Glencoe lunch program anger some parents

    Changes to Glencoe lunch program anger some parents
    For Glencoe resident Maxine Retsky, ordering a school lunch each day from the Little Red Hen meant knowing her 12-year-old son Jeremy would get his favorite food, with the added bonus of supporting a mom and pop business in her hometown. But this fall,...
  • Broward school bond plan shifts more money east

    Broward school bond plan shifts more money east
    Decaying schools in eastern Broward County would now fare better than newer western schools under a revised project list for an $800 million referendum. A proposal that would have renovated dozens of school libraries and cafeterias in western Broward...