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Shawn Michael Cerra wins District 2 seat on Coral Springs City Commission  Florida Politics

Shawn Michael Cerra, who has worked for decades in the Broward County Public Schools system, came away victorious Tuesday night, earning the former ...



Six candidates are running for Coral Springs Commission Seat 2. Attorney Khurrum Wahid is the best choice. | E  Sun Sentinel

Six candidates are running in the special election for Coral Springs Commission Seat 2. The election is June 18. The Sun Sentinel recommends Kharrum Wahid, ...



High School Students Honored for Theatre at the South Florida Cappie Awards  Coral Springs Talk

Students from 13 Broward and Palm Beach County high schools received awards for excellence in their theater productions at the 17th Annual South Florida ...



Granny Del: A Must See Jamaican Comedy Coming to South Florida  South Florida Caribbean News

Andrea 'Delcita' Wright, Deon Silvera, and the formidable cast of Jamaican play Granny Del will be in South Florida for two shows this June.



SWAT teams swoop after reports of suspicious person at Taravella High. It was a false alarm.  Sun Sentinel

It's a scenario that could become common in Broward Schools, with employees encouraged to call for an emergency lockdown if there's any potential for an ...



Granny Del Explains It All In New Play Heading To South Florida  Island Origins

Jamaican's own funny girl, actress Andrea 'Delcita' Wright, returns to South Florida with a new character and tons of shenanigans in her latest play, “Granny Del.



Sell Your Stuff at the Semi-Annual J.P. Taravella Community Garage Sale  Coral Springs Talk

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



Broward Schools Holds Town Hall on School Safety in Coral Springs  Coral Springs Talk

A Town Hall meeting led by Superintendent Robert Runcie has been scheduled by the district to provide an overview of school safety measures. Held on ...



Video of Florida Deputies Detaining Teens Sparks Investigation  Officer

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida -- Broward sheriff's deputies pepper-sprayed, tackled and punched teens while responding to an after-school call near J.P. Taravella ...



Broward Schools Town Hall Meeting On Security Breaks Into Camps Over Superintendent Runcie’s Job Performance  CBS Miami

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. CORAL SPRINGS (CBSMiami) – People poured into J. P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs on Monday for a ...



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 ...



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.



Coral Springs Craft Guild offering two scholarships to graduating seniors  Sun Sentinel

For four decades, the Coral Springs Craft Guild has awarded over $70000 in art scholarships to high school seniors who are Coral Springs residents.



High school coach accused of soliciting sex from young boy online  WPLG Local 10

A South Florida high school wrestling coach was arrested Tuesday after police said the man was caught in an online sting, seeking to have sex with a young ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



Cops were called to this McDonald’s 85 times in 8 months. Why did teen’s arrest go wrong?  Bradenton Herald

Almost a month after the videotaped arrest of Taravella High School student Delucca Rolle created outrage, the view on whether or not the parking lot where it ...



Coral Springs Students Named National Merit Scholarship Winners  Coral Springs Talk

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced this year's $2,500 Scholarship winners and two students from Broward County Public Schools in ...



Celebs react to viral video of Black Florida teen being brutalized by police  TheGrio

A Florida deputy has been ordered to surrender his gun and badge after he was filmed banging the head of a pepper-sprayed Black high schooler against the ...



J.P. Taravella student made threats on YouTube to shoot up school, police say  Sun Sentinel

The student confessed to posting the threat on YouTube and said he was just joking around and would not carry out the threat, a police report said.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Superintendent Supporters, Safety Critics Rally At Broward Schools Town Hall  WLRN

More than 1000 people from across Broward County showed up at J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs Monday night for a district-wide town hall about.



Former Coral Springs teacher who quit after Parkland faces another school tragedy in Colorado  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

CORAL SPRINGS, FLA. (WSVN) - A former South Florida high school teacher who quit after the Parkland tragedy has found herself caught up in the chaos of ...



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 ...



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

A threat of a gun at J.P. Tarvella High School in Coral Springs brought police from two agencies to search the campus. Students were evacuated to meet their ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Nathalie Gail Grant, 18, of North Lauderdale, is accused of threatening to shoot up her ex-boyfriend's high school, police said.



J.P. Taravella Student Honored by Coral Springs Commission For Helping Elderly Woman  Coral Springs Talk

A J.P. Taravella High School student was honored for his heroic efforts in escorting an elderly woman across a busy highway and staying by her side assisting ...



Broward Schools Town Hall On Safety Underway In Coral Springs  CBS Miami

Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie and school district leaders will sit in front of an audience and give a safety presentation Monday night at JP ...



Five years later, hit-and-run driver who fatally struck teen remains on the loose  Sun Sentinel

It's been five years since a hit-and-run driver killed 15-year-old Justin Flowers and the $5000 reward will stand for one more year, officials said.



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 ...



Coral Springs MLK Scholarship Award Winners Announced  Coral Springs Talk

Students from all five Coral Springs and Parkland high schools have just been awarded college scholarships by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee.



Woman struck, pinned underneath SUV outside J.P. Taravella 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, ...



Deaths in South Florida: 2/28  Sun Sentinel

To place a Sun Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. A wake will be held on Friday 3:30-8:00 with vigil at 7:30 at Our ...



Broward School Board Votes To Establish New Safety Policies On Hard Corners, Code Red Alerts  CBS Miami

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter. FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – For months, families of the Parkland victims and the Marjory Stoneman ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Parkland teen suicides shine spotlight on need for prevention  Sun Sentinel

At least five suicides have occurred in the last six months among teens in South Florida high schools, and emergency room doctors say the number of attempts is ...



J.P. Taravella High School students say they were discouraged from showing pride on Haitian Flag Day  Local 10

Students at J.P. Taravella High School in Coral Springs are highly encouraged to celebrate their heritage, but on Haitian Flag Day Wednesday, a few students ...



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 22 ...



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 ...



Racial rift emerges over Parkland shooting and Superintendent Robert Runcie  Sun Sentinel

How to keep kids safe at school is of utmost concern in the Broward schools after the Parkland massacre. But it's becoming a clash between racial groups and ...



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 ...



Florida police duo who slammed black teen's head suspended as outrage grows  The Guardian

Two Florida sheriff's deputies who pepper-sprayed and punched a 15-year-old black student in the head during a violent arrest were beginning a paid ...



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 ...



9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Taking Place at JP Taravella High School  Tamarac 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 ...



Two Coral Springs high schools receive threats  7News - WSVN-TV

CORAL SPRINGS, FLA. (WSVN) - Officials are investigating after J.P. Taravella High School and Coral Springs High School both received threats. A social ...



Stoneman Douglas Newspaper Advisor Chosen National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year  Parkland Talk

By Jill Fox. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School journalism teacher and advisor Melissa Falkowski was selected as the National High School Journalism ...



Videos Of Florida Sheriff's Deputies Slamming Unarmed Teen's Face Into Pavement And Punching Him Ignites Outrage  Guacamoley

Many are calling for the firing of two Broward County police officers after they were captured on video slamming a 15 year-old's face into the pavement.



Broward teen slammed by deputies leads rally to denounce police brutality  Sun Sentinel

Delucca “Lucca” Rolle, a 15-year-old student at J.P. Taravella High School, helped lead a nearly 100-person march Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, which was at ...



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.



Florida deputy ordered to surrender gun and badge amid viral video of him slamming teen's head  FOX 10 News Phoenix

Florida deputy Christopher Krickovich was ordered to surrender his gun and badge after a cellphone video went viral of him slamming a pepper-sprayed teen's ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz was looking forward to committing acts of violence and hated black people in particular, according to new witness ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Job-A-Palooza in Coconut Creek for students with disabilities  Sun Sentinel

A job fair for high school and college students who have disabilities is scheduled Sept. 13 at Broward College in Coconut Creek.



Supporters rally for teen beaten during arrest by Broward Sheriff's deputies  Sun Sentinel

Delucca Rolle, 15, was the focus of a rally at Hampton Pines Park in North Lauderdale on Saturday.



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.



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 ...



Marjory Stoneman Douglas Earns 15 Nominations at Upcoming High School Theater Awards  Parkland Talk

Fiddler on the Roof by Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School received 15 nominations at this year's awards held on May 22. Photo by Melody Herzfeld.



“Check and Adjust” Film Shows Journey of Local Marching Band  Coral Springs Talk

With just a a couple of cameras and a borrowed computer, Lee Camhi set out to tell the story of his daughter's high school band. However, the story didn't have ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Florida massacre survivors chant 'vote them out' as other students walk out in solidarity  WXYZ

Just one week after surviving a massacre that killed 17 people, grieving students confronted Florida lawmakers Wednesday to demand a ban on assault ...



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 ...



Berman Law Group Challenges Alumni to Donate Metal Detectors to Schools  Boca Raton

The Berman Law Group announced Tuesday the start of its The Alumni Challenge, an initiative to donate metal detectors or wands for school safety.



Pompano Beach High girls softball team celebrates senior day  Sun Sentinel

It was a special day for all the players of the Pompano Beach High School girls softball squad as the team celebrated senior day with a 14-4 victory over J.P. ...



McArthur High School Baseball Team is 8-2  Hollywood Gazette

The McArthur High School baseball team is doing very well at about mid season. The Mustangs defeated a good Monarch High School team recently. Shortstop ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Arrest Made In Threats To 2nd Coral Springs High School  CBS Local

FT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – For a second time this week, police in Coral Springs are investigating threats made to a high school on a social media website.



Colorado man threatened to kill deputy in Tamarac arrest, sheriff's office says  Sun Sentinel

A Colorado man was accused of making a threat to kill a Broward Sheriff's deputy who was recorded on video while using force to arrest a teenager in Tamarac.



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

[fshow photosetid=72157689577135430]. By: Sharon Aron Baron. The students had questions and their elected officials answered them at this year's 12th ...



Sophomore's suicide stuns Taravella High School  Sun-Sentinel

Illustrating the lightning-fast power — and fallibility — of social media, the tragedy of a teen suicide exploded across the continent Wednesday, with thousands of ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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