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Miami Dolphins donation helps light the way at South Plantation High School's stadium  Sun Sentinel

South Plantation High School has been shown the light by the Miami Dolphins and Eaton Corporation after winning the community programming initiative, Light ...

Fort Lauderdale baseball coach prepping young players for successful transitions  Sun Sentinel

A group of young baseball players has dedicated its time and energy this fall season to improving its overall skills on the diamond with the OAGWUW (Only a ...

Teacher says South Plantation High School needs more security to combat fighting  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

(WSVN) - Following a 7News investigation into fighting at a South Florida high school, a teacher is stepping forward to share the inside story. 7's Brian Entin ...

With Plantation at a crossroads, Pete Tingom best suited to lead city as mayor | Editorial  Sun Sentinel

With the Plantation City Council confronting an array of issues, the Sun Sentinel Editorial Board believes councilman and longtime educator Peter Tingom is best ...

New South Plantation production draws protest  Sun Sentinel

The latest theater production at South Plantation High School has come under fire by members of the community.

Plantation and Sunrise area events, May 30-June 9  Sun Sentinel

This calendar includes events taking place in Plantation, Sunrise, Lauderhill, Tamarac, and Lauderdale Lakes between May 30-June 9.

SoFlo Volleyball Academy serves up Shamrock Invitational showcase  Sun Sentinel

The SoFlo Volleyball Academy recently hosted the Shamrock Invitational at South Plantation High School. A total of 32 teams from throughout South Florida ...

Parents say dangerous fights have become the norm at a South Florida high school  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

(WSVN) - The extracurricular activities at one South Florida high school have parents upset, and they're pushing back at what they consider an inadequate ...

Autistic teen chosen as South Plantation homecoming king  Sun Sentinel

Robert "Dr. Bob" Woodruff, a South Plantation High senior, is the voice of his school's daily announcements and he's played the Pied Piper in a school produc.

Plantation and Sunrise area events, June 6-16  Sun Sentinel

This calendar includes events taking place in Plantation, Sunrise, Lauderhill, Tamarac, and Lauderdale Lakes between June 6-16.

Classmates gather at memorial for 2 teens fatally struck by vehicles on I-95  WPLG Local 10

Loved ones are mourning two South Florida teenagers who were killed over the weekend in a car crash.

Broward school shooting: Walkouts, demonstrations dot South Florida  Palm Beach Post

Throughout Palm Beach, Broward, Martin and St. Lucie counties, students took to social media and showed the many ways they were remembering those killed ...

South Plantation JROTCs ready to land in Normandy  Sun Sentinel

Among the groups invited to participate in the celebration of the successful 1944 Allied invasion of Fortress Europe is South Plantation High School's JROTCs.

South Plantation Lady Paladins cheerful over state title  Sun Sentinel

For South Plantation High School, it was a championship 30 years in the making. Not since the boys' soccer team reveled in its state title glory in 1986 had a ...

Wildcats player following in dad's footsteps on tennis court  Sun Sentinel

Davie 14-year-old Jonah Chalik is following in his father's footsteps — literally. Chalik recently captured the District 14-4A tennis championship while playing the ...

Two Broward County teachers charged with child abuse  WPEC

Two Broward County teachers have been arrested for charges of child abuse, according to Boynton Beach police.Police arrested 36-year-old Delvin Randolph ...

South Plantation High's solar racers taking hot new car to nationals  Sun Sentinel

South Plantation High School's Solar Knights Racing Team is “going pro.”That's the team's motto for its new and improved solar-powered car, the Solar Knight III, ...

Local schools win big at Cappie Awards  Sun Sentinel

Several high schools, including two in Plantation and one in Davie, were recently awarded for their excellence in theater during the 15th annual Cappies Awards ...

South Plantation security specialist remains jailed on cocaine charge  Sun-Sentinel

A veteran South Plantation High School security specialist remained in the Hillsborough County jail Thursday after he was nabbed in a midnight police sting that ...

Plantation High School honors undefeated team  Sun Sentinel

Plantation High School recently had a memorable homecoming weekend as they recognized one of their top teams in school history. The 1995 Plantation High ...

Plantation Patriots lacrosse team enjoys success in second season  Sun Sentinel

One year removed from an inaugural season filled with bumps in the road, growing pains and plenty of losses, the Plantation Patriots organization's 11-Under ...

Eaton, Dolphins Unveil Ephesus LED Sports Lighting System At Paladin Stadium  MiamiDolphins

Miami, FL - Representatives from the Miami Dolphins, power management company Eaton, the Broward County School District and South Plantation High ...

Photos: Teenagers Demand 'Never Again' in an Age of Mass Shootings  The Atlantic

A week after 17 people were murdered in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, teenagers across South Florida, ...

Guilty verdict in student's South Plantation High bomb threat case  Sun Sentinel

During a one-day trial Tuesday, a jury found an 18-year-old student guilty of making a false bomb threat at South Plantation High last fall. As the verdict in ...

Ex-FAU WR and 'Last Chance U' star John Franklin III signs with Chicago Bears  Sun Sentinel

Former Last Chance U star John Franklin III gets an opportunity with the Chicago Bears on defense.

New York Jet Robby Anderson threatened to sexually assault cop's wife, Sunrise police say  Sun Sentinel

New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson is accused of threatening to rape the wife of a police officer who arrested him in Sunrise on Friday for traffic and ...

Fort Lauderdale, South Broward set for BCAA Big 8 title game  Sun Sentinel

Fort Lauderdale opened with a 15-0 run and were never threatened during a 65-39 BCAA girls Big 8 semifinal victory at South Plantation High School.

What the National School Walkout says about schools and free speech  University of Florida

In the wake of a massive national student walkout protesting lax gun laws, the director of UF's Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project suggests that school ...

Pine Crest tennis looks as powerful as ever behind Lins, Snyder  Sun Sentinel

Pine Crest Panthers' tennis teams set to contend again behind David Lins, Demi Snyder.

7 Investigates looks back at stories from 2017  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

(WSVN) - A controversial plea deal. A flood of trouble on the beach. And a disturbing scene involving animals in a backyard. The Nightteam's Brian Entin looks ...

Students party freely at Broward's first gay prom  Sun Sentinel

At the Gay & Lesbian Community Center in Fort Lauderdale, high school students were partying freely, perhaps more freely and without fear than they ever had ...

South Plantation High School graduate serving with a U.S. Navy helicopter squadron  Westside Gazette

A 2006 South Plantation High School graduate and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. native is serving with a U.S. Navy helicopter squadron that flies the Navy's newest and ...

Linemen Get Their Chance To Shine At 5 Star Event  CBS Miami

At a time when 7-on-7 football takes over the landscape of the offseason for many prospects, it's often the linemen who get the short end of the exposure.

Charts: Links to poverty, violence, drugs in South Florida...  Local 10

The Miami-Dade County and Broward County public schools listed below reported the highest safety incidents during the 2013-2014 school year.

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 ...

Plantation Dive team to send athletes to Olympic trials  Sun Sentinel

The Plantation Dive team, a competitive club in the city of Plantation, recently displayed their ability to compete against the top clubs in the state of Florida and ...

Lyons Creek tops in Broward County in middle school boys' soccer  Sun Sentinel

The Lyons Creek Middle School boys' soccer team knew that if it could take the recent Broward County championship game to a penalty kick shootout, it had a ...

New program teaches students to think critically  Sun Sentinel

Many Florida students have mastered the art of answering questions on standardized exams. But can they write a lengthy research paper? Can they engage in a ...

Cappies Awards honor high school theater at Broward Center

The 15th annual Cappies Awards Gala, which honors high school theater productions, returns May 16 to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort ...

Plantation Power travel basketball looking at new season  Sun Sentinel

The Plantation Power travel basketball program had a memorable season in 2015 and are looking for another strong year and a championship run as they ...

Pioneer Middle School Eagles soar to first county soccer championship  Sun Sentinel

It took Pioneer Middle School 39 years to make its first appearance in the Broward County boys' soccer championship game, and the Eagles made the most of it.

Blanche Ely, Dillard, Nova and St. Thomas advance at Big 8 quarterfinals  Sun Sentinel

Dillard, Blanche Ely, Nova and St. Thomas Aquinas all advanced to the BCAA girls basketball Big 8 semifinals.

St. Thomas track teams sweep District 13-4A titles  Sun Sentinel

Again St. Thomas Aquinas rules the track as the Raiders girls and boys teams swept Tuesday's District 13-4A championships at South Plantation High School.

Cooper City student wins local swim meet, sets record  Sun Sentinel

Kathleen Golding is helping the Cooper City High School swimming program reach new heights. Golding, who recently turned 15, is a standout freshman who ...

Jan Washburn, community activist in Broadview Park, dies at 90  Sun Sentinel

Jan Washburn, a community activist and pioneer of the Broadview Park neighborhood near Fort Lauderdale, has died. She was 90, her daughter said.

This weekend's family fun: Hurricane prep event, BookFest, grand openings  Sun Sentinel

South Florida Parenting editor's picks include the free hurricane event and exhibit opening at the Museum of Discovery and Science, Paddletopia and a ...

Andrew Lloyd Webber and The Wing Award Additional $100000 to Schools in Need

The philanthropic initiative doubles the number of recipient schools receiving aid for arts education.

Holiday Park youth soccer continues to be a big draw in popularity  Sun Sentinel

The youth soccer season in Holiday Park recently kicked off with another large enrollment of young players coming out to enjoy the sport and improve their skills.

New York Jets player arrested at Rolling Loud fest in Miami  Miami Herald

New York Jets wide receiver Robbie Anderson was arrested Sunday at the Rolling Loud Festival in downtown Miami. Anderson was charged with resisting ...

Miami-Dade schools see major improvements on 2016-2017 state grades  Miami Herald

The Florida Department of Education released its annual school grades and Miami-Dade earned a B average overall.

Poster of lockdown song in kindergarten classroom will break your heart  AOL

Georgy Cohen, the mother of a child who will be entering kindergarten in the coming school year, shared a gut-wrenching photo of the classroom she visited.

Western High's solar car team aims for sunny showing in Texas  Sun Sentinel

Western High Schools' solar car racing team, the Solar Cats, will compete in the Solar Car Challenge in Texas for the first time from July 17-24.

'Avengers' moviegoers terrified, trampled after minister shouts about God in dark theater  AOL

A packed audience at 'Avengers: Infinity War' was in total panic as a local minister began shouting about the glory of God in the dark theater.

Southside Jokers take title in Tamarac Men's softball  Sun Sentinel

While their team is nicknamed the Southside Jokers, the players were not kidding around in the championship game of the Tamarac Men's Softball League.

Indian Ridge girls pounce on first county title in 15 years  Sun Sentinel

Davie's Elizabeth Mattei had two reasons to celebrate after the recent Broward County middle school girls' soccer championship game at South Plantation High ...

New Miramar High principal introduced  Sun Sentinel

About 50 parents and a handful of students attended Miramar High School's recent meet-the-principal event to welcome Maria Formoso, who outlined her goals ...

Quarterback turned receiver John Franklin III brings versatility to FAU offense  Sun Sentinel

FAU receiver John Franklin III, a former quarterback, brings versatility to the offense.

Police identify man who struck teen with pool cue in Davie  WPLG Local 10

Police have identified a man who was captured on surveillance video last month repeatedly striking a teenage boy with a pool cue in Davie as Zachary ...

Police: 9-year-old boy shoots and kills 13-year-old sister over video game controller  AOL

A 13-year old girl is dead after being shot in the head on Saturday by her 9-year old brother, after she refused to give up her video game controller.

School district may deploy armed janitors to fight shooters  AOL

A proposal to allow school staffers to carry guns and spring into action in the event of a school shooting has divided a Florida district. After the Brevard County ...

Plantation cops leave early, take long lunches  Sun-Sentinel

Police Sgt. Rudolph Brown Jr. is paid nearly $92000 a year to supervise a squad of officers on the usually tranquil graveyard shift.

Two teens wounded in Maryland school shooting, student gunman dies  AOL

GREAT MILLS, Md. (Reuters) - A 17-year-old boy opened fire at a Maryland high school on Tuesday in an attack that left two fellow students wounded, then died ...

Back-to-school buys now include bulletproof backpacks. Are they worth it?  AOL

Back-to-school shopping usually contains the basics -- but some parents are thinking of adding bulletproof backpacks to their lists.

Sunrise Thunder hosts annual Santa Slugfest softball tournament  Sun Sentinel

The Sunrise Thunder Fastpitch Softball Organization hosted their annual Santa Slugfest tournament at the Sunrise Athletic Complex and concluded their 2014 ...

Local National Merit Semifinalists Announced  Coral Springs Talk

Out of the 53 Broward County Public School students that were named semifinalists in the prestigious 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program, 15 were from ...

Police hunt hit-and-run driver in motorcyclist death  Sun-Sentinel

A police investigation into a traffic crash that left a 29-year-old motorcyclist dead became a search for a hit-and-run driver Monday. Kevin E. Gilliam Jr., a Fort ...

It's mine! High school girls claim prom dresses — and warn off classmates  Sun Sentinel

On Facebook and Instagram, the rules are unwritten, but clear: Thou shalt not wear the same gown to the prom as any other girl. The punishment for violators?

US states to sue Trump administration over 3-D printed guns  AOL

July 30 (Reuters) - Nine U.S. states on Monday said they will jointly sue the Trump administration for allowing the public to download blueprints for 3-D printable ...

Robin Cross: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Robin Cross, a WSVN reporter, has been suspended after being accused of hurling the n-word at her neighbor in a confrontational video that surfaced last week.

Some Broward schools go without toilet paper and soap in bathrooms  Sun-Sentinel

From classroom walls to bathroom stalls, posters in Broward County schools urge good hygiene to stop the spread of germs. But when students and teachers try ...

Florida releases school grades amid controversy  Miami Herald

Florida released its school grades Friday, and Miami-Dade County and Broward counties fared pretty well.

'Last Chance U' star John Franklin III announces transfer from Auburn to FAU  Sun Sentinel

Florida Atlantic appears to have added another big-name transfer: quarterback-turned-receiver John Franklin III.

Teen birthday vote drive targets pro-gun US lawmakers  AOL

Gun control advocates are planning to send birthday packages to newly turned 18-year-olds in 10 states they believe pro-gun lawmakers are vulnerable.

Jared Kushner's brother gave $50000 to 'March For Our Lives'  AOL

The younger brother of presidential son-in-law and White House adviser Jared Kushner donated $50,000 to the planned march by students against gun ...

Quarterback Queen Temporarily Trades Helmet for Tiara  WBFS

The South Florida girl who's turning heads as the first female quarterback to play varsity football in Florida got some extra attention Thursday night.

Baby Badger: Hugs Etienne  Badger of Honor

Hugs Etienne 5'11”, 175 pounds. Cornerback South Plantation High School Plantation, Florida. Ratings 247 Sports — N/A Rivals — Three Stars, 44th best CB

Homicides using guns up 31 percent nationwide, CDC finds  AOL

The number of homicides committed using guns has gone up by nearly a third nationwide in recent years, according to new data from the Centers for Disease ...

Sunrise hosts Earth Day Festival  Sun Sentinel

Residents learned about many ways to protect the planet during Sunrise's annual Earth Day Festival at Sawgrass Sanctuary Park.

Alphas 39th Annual Men of Tomorrow Banquet features South Florida's best and brightest  Westside Gazette

The Zeta Alpha Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. held its 39th Annual Men of Tomorrow (MOT) Banquet on April 16, 2016.

Female quarterback trades helmet for tiara as she is crowned Homecoming Queen  Daily Mail

Erin DiMeglio, 17, received the honour last night at the Paladin Stadium in South Plantation, as her soccer team, the Paladins, secured a 18-0 victory over the ...

Nottoli, Joseph (Joe) Douglas | Obituaries  Greensboro News & Record

HIGH POINT MR. JOSEPH (Joe) Douglas Nottoli, 44, resident of High Point, passed away suddenly on July 23rd, 2015 while on vacation with his family.Joe was ...

Erin DiMeglio: Female QB becomes FIRST secondary school signal-caller in state high school football history  Daily Mail

High school senior Erin Dimeglio, 17, on Friday became one of the first female quarterbacks to take the field and command a football team, appearing in a ...

Hillary tells Davie rally: It's time to act on gun control  Sun Sentinel

In South Florida, the state's most important region for Hillary Clinton, she rallies supporters and raises money.

Defiant Florida Survivors Leave NRA Spokeswoman Stuttering For Answers  Carbonated.TV

Do you believe it should be harder to obtain semi-automatic weapons and modifications to make them fully automatic, such as bump stocks?” asked Emma ...

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