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Coral Springs officers' Parkland shooting mission: Get in and 'take out the threat'  Sun Sentinel

Coral Springs police officers raced to the scene of February's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School determined to take action, even if it meant ...



Teen accused of threatening to shoot up Taravella High School to remain in custody  WPLG Local 10

A 17-year-old boy accused of threatening to shoot up J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs appeared in juvenile court Friday, where a judge ordered that ...



Teen Accused of Making Online Threat to J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs  NBC 6 South Florida

A 17-year-old student at J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs was arrested after police say he threatened to shoot up the school on YouTube.



Teen Accused of Making Online Threat to Shoot Up J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs Gets House Arrest  NBC 6 South Florida

The 17-year-old student accused of threatening to shoot up J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs was released from juvenile detention in Broward.



Reserve Your Seats Now For JP Taravella High School's Performance of 'Sweet Charity'  Coral Springs Talk

JP Taravella drama students present Neil Simon's Sweet Charity which features the music of Dorothy Fields and Cy Coleman. Premiering on Broadway in 1966, ...



High school wrestling coach used name ‘Dirty Dusty’ to solicit sex with a minor, cops say  Miami Herald

Using the name Dirty Dusty, J.P. Taravella High School assistant wrestling coach Dustin Garvin posted an ad on Craigslist last year looking for “sexual favors” ...



Brag About Your School: J.P. Taravella High School  NBC 6 South Florida

When you think of a public high school, you probably picture a place like J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs. The Home of the Trojans has teams in ...



South Florida wrestling coach posts bond after being accused of soliciting sex from boy  WPLG Local 10

A South Florida high school wrestling coach posted bond Wednesday, a day after he was arrested on accusations that he solicited sex from a minor.



JP Taravella High School Students Win First at Business Competition in New York  Coral Springs Talk

As part of the 2018 Virtual Enterprise International Youth Business Summit, held in New York City, JP Taravella High School Business Ownership students took ...



Juvenile Arrested After Threatening to 'Shoot Up' JP Taravella High School  Coral Springs Talk

A juvenile was arrested on Wednesday after making a threat on social media to shoot up JP Taravella High School. Tyler Ahrens, 17, of Tamarac was charged ...



Online posting by 'Dirty Dusty' was assistant wrestling coach seeking sex with underage boy, cops say  Sun Sentinel

What began with a Craigslist posting by “Dirty Dusty” seeking sex with a “young guy” ended with the arrest of an assistant high school wrestling coach for ...



Miami Dolphins Host J.P. Taravella High School at Training Camp Practice  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. The Miami Dolphins hosted the J.P. Taravella High School football team at training camp practice where they could learn tips from the ...



J.P Taravella High School students protest for gun control  WPLG Local 10

A week after a school shooting left 17 people dead in Parkland, J.P Taravella High School students in Coral Springs walked out of their classrooms to protest for ...



Teen accused of threatening to 'shoot up' high school  Sun Sentinel

A North Lauderdale teenager was arrested and accused of threatening to shoot up her ex-boyfriend's high school, police said, but her lawyer said it was just a ...



Sell Your Stuff at the Annual JP Taravella Garage Sale  Coral Springs Talk

It's time to sell your treasures at the JP Taravella High School Garage Sale while helping to raise funds for the drama department's upcoming productions.



Judicial Candidate and JP Taravella Grad Allen-Rosner Has Strong Local Roots  Coral Springs Talk

You may have seen candidate Jason Allen-Rosner, along with his family in their red shirts at the polls during the primaries. He persevered in a four-way judicial ...



Taravella High lockdown latest in string of gun scares at South Florida schools  Sun Sentinel

A teenager with a replica gun touched off a scare early Thursday at J.P. Taravella High School, prompting dozens of officers in tactical gear to swarm the campus ...



Broward student charged after threatening to shoot up ex’s high school on Instagram  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

SUNRISE, FLA. (WSVN) - A Broward County student is learning a lesson in the law after, police said, she wrote on Instagram that she would carry out a shooting ...



Local High Schools Make the Grade on Latest U.S. News & World Report Rankings  Coral Springs Talk

U.S. News & World Report awarded three local high schools silver medals in their 2018 school rankings which is only achieved by 11 percent of all high schools ...



JP Taravella High School Drama Features 'Anything Goes'  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. It will be “anchors away” when J.P Taravella High School Drama performs the musical Anything Goes February 1 – 3. The upbeat ...



Taravella Trojans visit Miami Dolphins training camp  Sun Sentinel

The Taravella Trojans became the second local high school team to be hosted this summer by the Miami Dolphins at their Baptist Health Training Facility at ...



WPLG: Assistant principal struck, pinned underneath SUV outside high school  Local 10

A woman who was directing traffic was struck by and pinned underneath an SUV Wednesday morning outside J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs, ...



Modified lockdown lifted at JP Taravella High School after...  Local 10

J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs was on a modified lockdown Tuesday after someone threatened to bring a gun to school, authorities said.



Taravella High put on lockdown after flag fracas on senior prank day  Sun Sentinel

On Wednesday, a student was reportedly suspended after she tweeted about a school administrator taking away her Haitian flag, which she had brought to the ...



2 California teens alerted FBI after disturbing comment targeting South Florida school  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

Sacramento, Calif. (WSVN) — Two California teens noticed an unnerving comment online and worked to prevent a school shooting in South Florida.



Meet JP Taravella High School's New Principal  Coral Springs Talk

JP Taravella High School has a new principal after Shawn Cerra was named the new Director of Athletics for Broward Schools last spring. Dr. Jason Nault, who ...



Two Whitney High School Students Thwart Possible School Shooter in Florida  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

Two students at Whitney High School in Rocklin may have thwarted a potential school shooting in Florida. Earlier this month, Buster Carlson and Jacob Halley ...



Ramblewood Middle School Presents 'West Side Story'  Coral Springs Talk

Ramblewood Middle School Drama presents the Tony Award winning play, “West Side Story” November 16 and 17. The musical, adapted into an Oscar-winning ...



Students across South Florida stage walk-outs to protest gun laws  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

WESTON, FLA. (WSVN) - - Hundreds of students across a variety of schools walked out of their campuses and headed to the growing memorial at Marjory ...



Local high schoolers win scholarships from Tropical Financial Credit Union  Sun Sentinel

Two high school seniors in Coral Springs have been awarded scholarships by a local credit union.



Taravella High School Students Chosen to Study Culinary Arts in France  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. Culinary Students at JP Taravella High School have been selected to spend a week at the Georges-Frêche School of Hotel ...



Local Students Recognized for Perfect Attendance from Broward County Schools  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. Three local Broward County Public School students will be graduating with something not many can achieve: Perfect attendance.



9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Taking Place at JP Taravella High School  Coral Springs Talk

A fundraiser is being held at JP Taravella High School in memory of those who died saving lives at the World Trade Center on 9/11. The fourth annual 9/11 ...



Parkland shooter texted friend that he 'wanted to kill people'  Sun Sentinel

Nikolas Cruz had a plan — to shoot people at a park in 2020. That was what he told a 19-year-old former classmate who met him at an alternative education ...



Taravella High School Students Raising Funds to Study Culinary Arts in France  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. Culinary Students at JP Taravella High School have been selected to spend a week at the Georges-Frêche School of Hotel ...



Nominees Announced For High School Theater Awards  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. The Critics' Awards Program, or Cappies for short, will celebrate outstanding achievement in high school theater when students from 24 ...



2018 National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarship Winners Named  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. Congratulations to the Broward County Public Schools high school seniors, named winners of National Merit College-Sponsorships by ...



JP Taravella Students Win Big at Business Competition  Coral Springs Talk

JP Taravella High School Business Ownership students won first place at the first-ever Florida Virtual Enterprise Business Plan Competition on Wednesday at ...



Fires, fights at Springs high school prompt police patrols  Sun Sentinel

Two small fires, two fights and the arrest of student at J.P. Taravella High School this week have drawn police to its campus, Coral Springs Police Lt. Bradley ...



Coral Springs teens get a taste of how dangerous driving can ruin prom night  Sun Sentinel

As Prom Night nears, Taravella High School students in Coral Springs get a sobering lesson on the dangers of drinking and driving.



Stoneman Douglas HS alumni offer to donate metal detectors to Parkland, Coral Springs high schools  WPTV West Palm Beach

The push to make schools safer is an expensive one, but alumni of Parkland and Coral Springs area schools are taking on the need for more school security ...



JP Taravella Drama Presents the Tony Award-Winning 'Picnic'  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. Pack up a basket and attend J.P. Taravella High School's production of “Picnic” based on a play by William Inge. Picnic debuted in ...



Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department Driver Engineer Michael Matonak Passes Away at Age 41  TAPinto.net

PARKLAND, FLA - Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department Driver Engineer Michael Matonak has passed away. He was 41. According to the Department, ...



JP Taravella High School Presents 'Legally Blonde The Musical'  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. JP Taravella High School's award-winning theatre department presents their newest production, Legally Blonde The Musical. Based on ...



Paradise lost: Massacre jolts Florida's 'safest city'  Reuters

PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Michele Roseman was convinced that she had found a safe place to raise her children when she came to Parkland, Florida, in 2000 ...



'Arts for the Future Scholarships' Awarded to Coral Springs and Parkland Students  Coral Springs Talk

The Broward County Public Schools 19th annual “Stars on Parade” Arts for the Future Scholarship Celebration. Coral Glades High School students Gillian Boll, ...



Local Students Awarded Arts for the Future Scholarships  Coral Springs Talk

Shawn Cerra, Director of Athletics & Student Activities of the Broward County Athletic Association; Leslie Brown, Chief Portfolio Services Officer with Broward ...



Coral Springs Resident Selected 2018 Teacher Fellow by the American Geographical Society  Coral Springs Talk

A Coral Springs resident has been selected as a 2018 Geography Teacher Fellow by the American Geographical Society. Michelle Albahae, an advanced ...



Stoneman Douglas Shooter Was Assigned To Controversial Broward Discipline Program, Officials Now Say  WLRN

Broward school district officials admitted Sunday that the confessed Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gunman was assigned to a controversial.



Teen-led project promotes mental health support hotline  Sun Sentinel

The DECA club at J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs wants their fellow students to know that they're not alone.



JP Taravella Holds Benefit Performances to take 'Ragtime' to States  Coral Springs Talk

The Florida State Thespians recently bestowed a tremendous honor on the JP Taravella Drama Department when its student presentation of Ragtime was ...



J.P. Taravella High School Culinary Students Take Top Honors in Statewide Competition  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. Culinary students from J.P. Taravella High School won first place overall in the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association's ...



Funeral Services Scheduled for Coral Springs Firefighter  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. Lovingly referred by his brothers and sisters in *service* as “Beef”, firefighter/EMT Michael Matonak tragically and suddenly lost his life on ...



High School Students Address Elected Officials at Annual Teen Political Forum  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. The students had questions and their elected officials answered them at this year's 12th Annual Teen Political forum which brought ...



Informational Meeting for all Incoming JP Taravella Band Parents  Coral Springs Talk

Is your child interested in joining the award-winning JP Taravella Band? Then don't miss the upcoming informational meeting for all upcoming freshman parents.



Taravella honors freshman killed year ago in hit-run  Sun Sentinel

J.P. Taravella memorial: Friends, family members remember teen killed at one-year anniversary.



Man walking his dog shoots and kills 22-year-old he sees breaking into his car  Bradenton Herald

A 22-year-old man on an early morning crime spree ended up shot and killed after the owner of a car he was breaking into confronted him, authorities said.



'Joke' school threats on the rise after Parkland massacre  Broward Politics

It's like a contagion that peaked after the Parkland school shooting and showed some signs of dying down. That is, until two new cases cropped up within the ...



How 2 Rocklin teens stopped a possible school shooting in Florida  KCRA Sacramento

Two 17-year-olds from Rocklin helped thwart a potentially deadly shooting at a Florida high school.



Parkland and Coral Springs come together for statewide vigil to honor '17 perfect angels'  Naples Daily News

The communities of Parkland and Coral Springs gathered together at Betti Stradling Park to pay tribute Monday night to the 17 lives lost during the mass ...



High school students receive police-work lessons in Coral Springs  Sun-Sentinel

On this day, students aspiring to be lawyers or police officers are learning to stand at attention at J.P. Taravella High School.



Tamarac grad awarded national scholarship to attend Touro College  Sun Sentinel

Recent high school graduate Shaylee Rosen of Tamarac was selected to receive the Sarah Rivkah and Dr. Bernard Lander zt"l Scholarship awarded jointly by ...



JP Taravella High School Drama Presents 'Hotel Paradiso'  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. The students from the JP Taravella High School Drama theater program presents their latest play: Hotel Paradiso. Hotel Paradiso is a ...



3 Coral Springs students arrested  Sun Sentinel

At least two high school students have been arrested and linked to disturbances that affected multiple schools in Coral Springs this week, authorities said.



Tickets Available for JP Taravella High School's Production of 'Walk Two Moons'  Coral Springs Talk

Come out and support the students at JP Taravella's Drama Department who present the play Walk Two Moons. ”Don't judge a man until you've walked two ...



School threats spike after Parkland shootings, but cops are cracking down  Broward Politics

After so many red flags were missed with the Parkland school shooter, officials have asked students and parents to have a heightened sense of awareness.



Second Annual JP Taravella High School Drama Club Garage Sale a Big Success  Coral Springs Talk

JPT Drama Club Students Strike Several Poses after their Annual Garage Sale. On March 3, 2012 the JP Taravella High School Drama Club hosted a ...



Coral Glades High School Presents the Musical 'Smile'  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. Coral Glades High School wants you to “Smile” and attend the latest musical production by their drama department taking place ...



Taravella High School Band Performs In London  WBFS

LONDON (CBSMiami) – A group of South Florida high school students rang in the New Year quite a long way from home. The students from JP Taravella High ...



Taravella High Suicide: School Mourns Death Of Cheerleader Blake McCullers, 15  Huffington Post

With senior prom happening at Coral Springs' J.P. Taravella High School, this week was supposed to be an exciting time for students. Instead, many...



Taravella High School sophomore is suicide victim | Local | News | SFGN Articles  SouthFloridaGayNews.com

CORAL SPRINGS —The Broward Sheriff's Office is investigating the suicide of a teenager on Northwest 73rd Avenue in Tamarac after the agency received an ...



Why 4300 Teenage Entrepreneurs Are About to Descend on New York  Inc.

For them, learning about business through hands-on experience is the only way to go.



Trump Backers Accused of Blocking Polling Place Entrance  NBC 6 South Florida

A volunteer with Hillary Clinton's campaign in Coral Springs, Florida, claimed Donald Trump supporters were blocking the entrance to a polling place and ...



Broward County Public High Schools Make Top 100 “America's Most Challenging High Schools”  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. One Broward County public high school made the top 100 “America's Most Challenging High Schools” 2016 list by The Washington Post ...



Tamarac could see first high school in 2017  Sun Sentinel

Having a high school in Tamarac has been on the city's wish list for decades. Now, big plans for opening one may finally be on the horizon, and it wouldn't be a ...



Coral Springs Resident Dies After Car Hits a Tree  Coral Springs Talk

She had just graduated from high school and would soon be starting college at the University of Florida when her young life was taken so early. Kimberly Daddis ...



Dolphins Impact 125 High School, Youth Teams & More Than 3400 Student-Athletes This Offseason  MiamiDolphins

Davie, Fla. – The Miami Dolphins through their Junior Dolphins program have a strong commitment to youth players and coaches to teach, learn and play ...



Worst schools in Broward Public Schools District  Local 10

WORST 10 ON VIOLENCE: About 45 percent of the school's reports were on fights. It was also among 3 in Broward placing 3rd in the state for having the most ...



JP Taravella DECA Club Places Top 10 in International Conference  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. The JP Taravella DECA Team returned from the International Conference in Orlando with several awards. The Conference was held the ...



Broward County school district works to repair buildings as students return to class  Local 10

Broward County public school students are back in the classroom after Hurricane Irma knocked out power to almost every school in the county, forcing the district ...



Taravella Jazz Band Holding Concert Fundraiser for New York Competition  Coral Springs Talk

The JP Taravella High School Jazz Band is dreaming of competing in New York City next year, but first they need to raise the funds to get there. Starting on ...



Student brought gun, knives to school to feel 'powerful,' 'cool,' authorities say  Fox News

A 14-year-old student brought a gun and two knives to school in his backpack this week because he wanted to feel "cool" and "poweful," police in Winter Haven, ...



Politicians Become Expats: South Florida Power Couple Retires to Panama  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. Two Broward County Politicians will soon become expatriates when they head off to a new life in Panama in June. Former Broward ...



Coral Springs High School Cheerleading Squads Sweep States  Coral Springs Talk

Several Coral Springs high schools cheerleading squads won a trifecta at this weekend's Florida High School Athletic Association State Championships.



Coral Glades High School Presents “Pippin”  Coral Springs Talk

Come out and support the Coral Glades High School Drama Department in their latest production “Pippin,” a coming of age musical about a young man ...



Investing in students' future  Sun Sentinel

Seventeen Coral Springs high school seniors were recently presented with city Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarships during a reception at the La Quinta Inn ...



These Local High Schoolers Dominated the Mannequin Challenge  New Times Broward-Palm Beach

It all started on October 26, when a high school student in Jacksonville uploaded a video to Twitter that showed her and her friends frozen in action poses, ...



FAU's Kelly/Strul Emerging Scholars Program Celebrates Class of 2022 by Awarding Full Scholarships to 20 Florida First-Generation Students  GlobeNewswire

BOCA RATON, Fla., July 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First-generation college students often are more motivated to succeed than fellow students; however, ...



5 YEARS IN JAIL FOR STUDENT SEX  Sun-Sentinel.com

For a yearlong dalliance with a student, a former high school teacher will spend five years in prison, a judge ruled Friday after an emotional two-hour hearing.



Meet the 2016 Broward Silver Knight Award winners  Miami Herald

Broward County's best and brightest high school seniors are honored by the Miami Herald at the Silver Knight Awards.



Teen killed in Coral Springs tube crash remembered  Sun-Sentinel

Randolph "R.J." Bieszczak died a year ago while tubing on the C-14 canal in Coral Springs, and friends and family remembered the 17-year-old J.P. Taravella ...



Tallahassee crash leaves three South Floridians dead  Sun Sentinel

Three South Floridians were killed over the weekend in a T-bone crash in Tallahassee, according to their loved ones.



Schools with worst drug problems in South Florida  Local 10

Public schools with biggest problem include Miami Senior High School, Coral Glades High School.



Officials set up task force over opioid epidemic  Sun Sentinel

Coral Springs Commissioner Lou Cimaglia remembers a conversation that he had with Police Chief Tony Pustizzi earlier this year when he arrived back in the ...



Local Students Compete in the SECME/STEM Olympiad  Coral Springs Talk

View all photos here. By: Sharon Aron Baron. Students from local Broward County Schools gathered last weekend for a fun interactive technology competition ...



Local Student Named Broward County JROTC Cadet of the Year  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. A Marjory Stoneman Douglas student was named the Broward County JROTC 2016 Cadet of the Year in a ceremony last Friday.



Database: 2016 South Florida school grades  Sun Sentinel

The Florida Department of education released its grades for schools across the state on Friday. Use the table below to see how schools in South Florida ...



Coral Glades High School Drama Presents 'The Roots of Red' on November 20  Coral Springs Talk

Based on the classic fairytale Little Red Riding Hood, Coral Glades High School's Drama Department performs their own take in a one-act musical entitled “The ...



Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary  Coral Springs Talk

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University of Florida awards prestigious scholarships to 11 Florida high school students  University of Florida

The University of Florida has named eight Florida high school seniors to the Lombardi Scholars Program and three to the Stamps Scholars Program. Each year ...



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