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Thomas B Eisaman - class of 1971

November 18, 2018 by Shelly Eisaman (Register to contact)

I regret to tell you all that my brother and best friend passed away on November 16, 2012. We miss him dearly

aTrolla Music Festival

March 9, 2017 by Jaylene Goehring Moss (Register to contact)

To protect privacy, contact info has been removed from this post. Register to see the original with contact info.

We have started a series of music festivals that features the bands of the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Our first festival is in Dallas on May 6th. Our second festival will be in Atlanta on the October 7-8th. Please check us out at *****.com and like us on Facebook! Hope to see you there!

Dusty Hendon has Gone to his maker

February 21, 2017 by Jim Sadler (Register to contact)

Noted musician and friend Dusty Hendon has passed. He was a remarkable tubist.

ATTN: FLHS Class of 1964 -- to anyone who knew Clarence "Buddy" Rudolph

September 25, 2016 by Deborah Capuano (Register to contact)

I am not myself an FLHS alumni, but I joined this page in order to post the following: Clarence "Buddy" Rudolph, FLHS 1964, passed away on August 29, 2016. Services will be held at Covenant Teaching Fellowship, 1834 Plunkett St. Hollywood, FL, on Saturday, October 1 at 3:00 PM.

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Mystery illness strikes dozens of students at Fort Lauderdale high school  WPLG Local 10

One adult and 26 students fell ill "almost simultaneously" Monday at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Fort Lauderdale, authorities said.

Deaths in South Florida: 12/9  Sun Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around South Florida published in the Sun Sentinel.

Deaths in South Florida: 11/27  Sun Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around South Florida published in the Sun Sentinel.

Arming teachers is a well-intentioned but ill-conceived idea | Opinion  Sun Sentinel

So the Pinellas County sheriff leading the Stoneman Douglas investigating commission believes that “trained, volunteer teachers” should be allowed to carry ...

Student protests continue in wake of Parkland school shooting  WPLG Local 10

Student protests are continuing this week in South Florida following the Parkland school shooting, and on Tuesday dozens of students gathered outside Fort ...

Man shot and killed near Fort Lauderdale high school  WPLG Local 10

A man was shot and killed Monday night near Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale, officials said.

Student walkouts underway in push for gun law changes and school safety  Sun Sentinel

Hundreds of West Boca High School students on Tuesday trekked to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in solidarity with the victims of the school shooting.

Fort Lauderdale High celebrates 100th graduating class  Sun Sentinel

The sleek, well-lit hallways at Fort Lauderdale High are nothing like the ones Dave Ready once walked through as a student in the late 1950s. For one, they're ...

Recognizing the importance of substitute teachers | Opinion  Sun Sentinel

Our schools rely on thousands of substitute teachers to step-in for the good of our students.

Fort Lauderdale High hosts centennial celebration  Sun Sentinel

Fort Lauderdale High School alumnus Larry Torn was riveted by the old black and white photographs recently lining the school's halls. The memories remain ...

Walkouts held at South Florida schools to protest gun violence  WPLG Local 10

One month to the day after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students there and nationwide were staging walkouts Wednesday as ...

Parkland shooting looms large in the Broward County School Board race  CNN

An incumbent, the father of a Parkland shooting victim and a college student are running for Broward County School Board. For all three, this race is personal.

Fewer students walk out in gun protest. But numbers don't tell the story.  Broward Politics

Friday is the National Day of Action Against Gun Violence in Schools, coinciding with the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre.

Education Foundation honoring six at Hall of Fame breakfast  The South Florida Times

PHOTOS COURTES ES TION. FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – As it celebrates its 35th year of aligning with Broward County Public Schools to encourage ...

Florida hopes 'a good man with gun' trumps a lunatic with AR-15 | Fred Grimm  Sun Sentinel

It has become the gospel according to the NRA. That a “good man with a gun” could stop the kind of horrifying gun violence that erupted in Parkland last month.

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 ...

Meet the candidate: Forest Blanton, Florida State House of Representatives District 84  TCPalm

To help inform voters ahead of the 2018 elections, the Editorial Board of TCPalm/Treasure Coast Newspapers is asking candidates in local, state and national ...

Miramar tops Stranahan to capture first BCAA Big 8 crown  Sun Sentinel

Miramar takes down Stranahan in the BCAA Big 8 final, the first title game appearance for each school.

Tesla crash that killed two Florida teens probed by NTSB investigators  USA TODAY

SAN FRANCISCO — The National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday that it was sending four investigators to probe a Tesla Model S crash that killed ...

Live South Florida high school football updates for Week 11  Miami Herald

Find live local high school sports coverage for all Broward and Miami-Dade games — including up-to-the-minute scores, schedules and more. Stay connected ...

No. 8 St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.) roughs up Fort Lauderdale  USA TODAY High School Sports

Thanks to Hurricane Matthew, No. 8 St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale) had two weeks to think about its triple-overtime loss at No. 1 Bishop Gorman (Las ...

Queen of Soca Alison Hinds to Perform at Miami Broward Junior Carnival  South Florida Caribbean News

Join Miami Broward Junior Carnival as they celebrate young people with their annual Jr. Carnival Parade of Bands and a performance by Alison Hinds.

No. 14 St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.) cruises past crosstown foe Fort Lauderdale  USA TODAY High School Sports

Junior running back Daniel Carter scored four first-half touchdowns and No. 14 St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) left little doubt after that in rolling past ...

South Broward High now a Cambridge International School  Sun Sentinel

When students returned to South Broward High School, it wasn't any ordinary start to the school year. Over the summer, the Bulldogs achieved Cambridge ...

Teens on Team USA at international surf rescue challenge in New Zealand  Sun Sentinel

For three Broward County teenagers, having the opportunity to represent Team USA in international competition is a pretty big deal. Combining that with a trip to ...

After Hurricane Irma, Bahia Cabana falls apart  WPLG Local 10

Conrad Lauzon used to be a regular at Fort Lauderdale's Bahia Cabana, a 70-room hotel and marina complex built in 1972.

This casino town has a dark side — conspiracies, ‘corruption’ and calls for a takeover  Bradenton Herald

Hallandale Beach's city commission has been rife with dysfunction and conflict in recent years. With the arrest of Mayor Joy Cooper, one commissioner is now ...

Broward Schools to Host Church Accused of Bigotry

A contract between Broward County Public Schools and Celebration Church Fort Lauderdale has some members of the LGBT community accusing school ...

Nikolas Cruz Arraigned In Court, Waives Hearing His Charges  WUSF News

Nikolas Cruz was back in a Broward County courtroom Wednesday in front of Circuit Court Judge Elizabeth Scherer. With his head down, Cruz sat silent.

Stonewall Returns to Wilton Manors June 16th | Local | News | SFGN Articles

Stonewall will return to Wilton Manors, and so will the optional $5 entry fee. Organizers for the Stonewall Pride Parade and Festival, held Saturday, June 16 ...

Creepy clowns threaten to come to a school near you: Broward, Palm Beach schools taunted online  Sun Sentinel

The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office found the creepy clown-threat craze plaguing the nation worthy of a #StopClowningAround Twitter warning this week.

West Broward cadets take county title in ROTC drill meet  Sun Sentinel

West Broward High School's Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) squad recently rose to the occasion with top honors at the 2016 Broward County ...

Dillard keeps Hemingway as full-time football coach  Sun Sentinel

Ricky Hemingway was hired as permanent coach for the Dillard football team after he was named interim coach following Lorenzo Davis' resignation.

Finalists announced for top Broward principal  Sun Sentinel

Six Broward school principals and six assistant principals will compete for the district's top award this year that comes with a $1,000 prize. Among the finalists ...

Brag About Your School: Davie's Western High School  NBC 6 South Florida

What happens when mild-mannered history teacher Peter Viola decides to get into character? He transforms into MC Hero D (a tribute to ancient Greek historian ...

Teen killed, 4 others injured in I-95 crash in Fort Lauderdale  Local 10

A teenager was killed and four others were injured when the stolen car in which they were traveling crashed late Wednesday night on Interstate 95 in Fort ...

Teen dies when car stolen from Gardens crashes

A horrific crash overnight in Broward County claimed the life of two teens and has two others in the hospital.

South Florida Water Polo Club college combine a first to make a big splash  Sun Sentinel

The Pompano Beach Aquatic Center can take pride in the fact that it recently became the first swimming facility in Florida to host a water polo college combine.

Mixed doubles tennis championship play turns into a family affair  Sun Sentinel

The second segment of the 'Triple Crown' play at the Jimmy Evert Tennis Center — the City of Fort Lauderdale Mixed Doubles Championships — featured ...

Dillard feted as one of nation's top hoop teams  Sun Sentinel

Coming off state title run, Dillard was celebrated by MaxPreps on Friday as one of the nation's top basketball teams.

Fort Lauderdale to consider high-tech boat storage center, townhouse project  South Florida Business Journal

Fort Lauderdale officials will consider plans for a high-tech dry stack marina and a townhouse project by a national homebuilder. Both items will go before the ...

In The Recruiting Huddle: Alonzo Clark – Fort Lauderdale  CBS Miami

By the time he graduates in June, this is a player who may have appeared in more games that just about anyone else to wear a Flying Ls uniform - and he has ...

Losing Battle: Fort Lauderdale's Most Elite School -- Pine Crest -- Reels From 99 Days of Ill-Fated Leadership  New Times Broward-Palm Beach

On the day Hank Battle came to town in January, possibility was in the air at Pine Crest School. Construction crews jackhammered away at a new upper-school ...

Jean Berry, former Plantation principal, dies at 92  Sun Sentinel

Jean Berry, a Broward pioneer who was a longtime school teacher and principal, died July 9.

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.

Fort Lauderdale settles excessive force suit for $75,000  Sun Sentinel

Commissioners agreed to pay $75,000 Tuesday to settle a lawsuit brought by a teenage girl stopped by a Fort Lauderdale officer she feared was a "crazy ...

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 ...

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 ...

Smooth talker who conned political elite now accused of taking $3M fraud to the skies  Broward Politics

The first time Robert Charles “Chas” Brady got in legal trouble, prosecutors said his exploits reminded them of the Leonardo DiCaprio character in the movie ...

Running: Fitniche in Lakeland named one of country's top running stores  The Ledger

Fitniche, at Lakeside Village, the main source for running shoes and apparel in Lakeland, has been chosen as one of the top four run stores in a nationwide ...

Patricia Brown Named 2017 Assistant Principal of the Year  Coral Springs Talk

By: Chris Brunner. Coral Springs High School Assistant Principal Patricia Brown was named Broward County Public Schools' Assistant Principal of the Year at ...

Exclusive: Nephew Of WWII Hero Wants Remains Returned  CBS Miami

It's a South Florida story of heroism, history and determination.

Don Zimmer, Fort Lauderdale architect, dies at 71  Sun Sentinel

Don Zimmer, the owner of his namesake architect firm since 1976, died at his Fort Lauderdale home Wednesday from colon cancer.

NBC 6 Brag About Your School - Northeast High School  NBC 6 South Florida

Home of the Hurricanes, Northeast High School is bragging about their Industrial Biotechnology magnet program as well as having the top Latin Club in the state ...

In The Recruiting Huddle: Kaleb Boateng – Fort Lauderdale  CBS Miami

Here is a football prospect that we spotlighted at the end of the 2016 season. But over the past five months, he has picked up steam along with a lot of attention.

Democratic governor candidates (minus one) facing off in debates including tonight in Miramar  Broward Politics

Four of the five Democratic candidates for Florida governor are facing off in mid-June debates. Here's how to watch the events featuring Andrew Gillum, Gwen ...

Sonny Lovern, 88, owned Ford dealership  Sun Sentinel

Elmer "Sonny" Johnson Lovern, Jr. knew the car business. He was the son of the manager of a booming Ford dealership – the only one at the time in Broward ...

More than 100 Broward schools now serve free supper  Sun Sentinel

Six additional schools are now participating in Broward County Public Schools' Aftercare Supper Program, bringing the total number of schools in the program ...

Deerfield Beach, Cardinal Gibbons roll into BCAA Big 8 semis  Sun Sentinel

Deerfield Beach bounced Hallandale from the 2017 BCAA Big 8 quarterfinals with a 65-56 verdict at Fort Lauderdale High School.

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.

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 ...

Jack Nelson, legendary swim coach, dies at 82  Sun Sentinel

Jack Nelson, one of the most influential figures in Fort Lauderdale's swimming scene, died Wednesday morning from complications related to Alzheimer's ...

Broward, Dade standouts to clash in annual All-Star football game  Sun Sentinel

Some of South Florida's most talented football players will be on display this weekend in the Dade vs. Broward All-Star Football Game. The annual game ...

As teachers flee classrooms, thousands of students wait for permanent instructor  Sun Sentinel

Almost three months into the school year, thousands of public school students in South Florida still don't have a permanent teacher —a problem expecte.

Sunburn - The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics - 3.19.18  Florida Politics

Sunburn – The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics. By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Daniel McAuliffe, and Jim Rosica. It's hard to believe that just as ...

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Best Broward Public High Schools  Coral Springs Talk

By: Sharon Aron Baron. According to U.S. News & World Report, Parkland is home to one of Broward County Public Schools best high schools along with 15 ...

Slain Lauderhill woman's boyfriend tells police he 'sacrificed' her  Sun-Sentinel

A Lauderhill man told a bizarre tale of needing to find a victim who had a Taurus zodiac sign when he described the fatal Easter Sunday stabbing of his live-in ...

Man shot, killed in neighborhood near Fort Lauderdale  Sun Sentinel

A 28-year-old man was killed in a predawn shooting Wednesday near Fort Lauderdale. Fort Lauderdale police officers and Broward Sheriff's Office deputies ...

Ted Gore, former president of Fort Lauderdale News, dies at 88  Sun-Sentinel

Theodore T. Gore Sr., the former president of the Fort Lauderdale News, died Saturday at Holy Cross Hospital.

Top 100 Florida Public High Schools

Land O' Lakes, FL - U.S. News & World Report has released its 2016 high school rankings. Find out where your local school stands.

Reward offered for tips in case of man found slain on Fort Lauderdale street  Sun Sentinel

A $3000 reward is offered for tips about the killing of Patrice Mardy, 27, whose body was found in a Fort Lauderdale street.

Mayme Griffin, member of pioneering family, dies at 88  Sun Sentinel

Mayme "Pee Wee" Griffin, a member of the pioneering Davie family for whom Griffin Road is named, died Thursday at 88. A graduate of Fort Lauderdale High ...

Virginia Shuman Young celebrates 20 years of Montessori education  Sun-Sentinel

Hundreds of students walked in their school parade celebration Friday, including kindergartners and first-graders who used popsicle sticks to hoist their ...

From Homeless to the Big Ten

The incredible story of what Wisconsin Badgers' recruit Dallas Jeanty has overcome. From sleeping on the streets to now getting ready to play Division 1 ...

Earnest/Tighe Law Firm Welcomes Cindy Reilly to the Firm  Law Firm Newswire

Fort Lauderdale, FL (Law Firm Newswire) June 8, 2017 - The Earnest/Tighe Law Firm, P.A./EastSide Title, Inc. is pleased to announce that Cindy Reilly has ...

The Eight Best Activists In Broward County  New Times Broward-Palm Beach

Fighting for political rights in Florida is a Sisyphean task, sort of like trying to build a dam across the Atlantic Ocean.

Nonprofit sisters present students with scholarships  Sun Sentinel

Isabella Glazer and her sister, Gabriella, were raised by their grandparents and were always curious whether other children shared similar experiences.

Schools grades released: Palm Beach performs best in South Florida  Sun Sentinel

Florida's public schools received their 2015 grades Friday – months later than usual – amid criticism the marks were flawed and incomplete. Broward schools ...

Armstrong, Robert K.  Press of Atlantic City

Armstrong, Robert K. , - 63, of Venice, FL, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018. They broke the mold when Robert Keith Armstrong was born on October 9, ...

NBC 6 Brag About Your School - Cutler Bay Senior High School  NBC 6 South Florida

You've heard of boutique hotels. How about a boutique high school? The label fits Cutler Bay Senior High, a public, all-magnet school with only 480 students.

Know Your Wisconsin Badgers Recruiting Class of 2016: Dallas Jeanty  FanSided

The story of Wisconsin Badgers linebacker Dallas Jeanty is an interesting and inspiring one.

Cardinal Gibbons swim coach Dillon retires  Sun Sentinel

Cardinal Gibbons swim coach Duffy Dillon has retired.

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.

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.

Teen preps for career through BSO Explorers  Sun Sentinel

Olivia Johnson is just 15 years old and well on her way to a career in law enforcement. The Oakland Park resident credits the Broward Sheriff's Office Explorers ...

Fort Lauderdale native on Team USA at triathlon event  Sun Sentinel

Brendan Curl, who grew up in Fort Lauderdale, had a commendable effort during the recent ITU (International Triathlon Union) World Triathlon Series in ...

George 'Peter' Warrick, founder of Hobby Superstore in Plantation, dies at 62  Sun-Sentinel

George "Peter" Warrick, the founder of the Warrick Hobby Superstore in Plantation and a law enforcement supporter who donated 21 cars to help the Florida ...

Broward Education Foundation Announces 2016 Hall Of Fame Distinguished Alumni Inductees (2016-10-20)  South Florida Reporter

The Broward Education Foundation has announced the inductees to the 2016 Hall of Fame of Distinguished Alumni, which honors and recognizes alumni of ...

Florida releases school grades amid controversy  Miami Herald

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

The 'good guy' bank robber: A double life ends in a hail of deputies' bullets  Sun Sentinel

Bank robbery suspect killed by deputies in Pompano Beach led a life kept secret from those who loved him.

UF grad who set up school after Hurricane Katrina dies  The Independent Florida Alligator

Brian Dassler could rattle eight lines of poetry in 30 seconds.

Wicked Manors Returns: Flash mob resurrected for annual event

After an absence at last year's Wicked Manors, the flash mob will return for this year's Halloween festivities. The organizers of Wicked Manors, The Pride Center, ...

Pompano Piranhas swimmers earn gold in Junior Olympics and Senior Championships  Sun Sentinel

The Pompano Piranhas competitive swim program has six reasons to celebrate as six of their swimmers struck gold at the recent Florida Gulf Coast 14 and ...

Gospel singer killed in car crash had musical dreams  Miami Hurricanes

Well-known in Broward County as a gospel singer, Lisa Michelle Kemp had one of those sweet, strong voices that seem to soar to the heavens, said family and ...

Sender of drug-laced jail mail sentenced to prison  Sun Sentinel

A chemical engineer who mailed postcards laced with a hallucinogenic drug to inmates in the Broward County jail was sentenced to federal prison.

Deputies fatally shoot bank robbery suspect in Pompano Beach  Sun Sentinel

Four Broward Sheriff's deputies were involved in the fatal shooting Thursday of a bank robbery suspect in Pompano Beach, the agency said.

Rick Pitino playing? Legendary coach laces up for Masters Championships in Coral Springs  Sun Sentinel

Rick Pitino, the legendary basketball coach at Louisville, laced up his sneakers for the first time in 25 years so he could participate Tuesday in the annual ...

Deputies identified in fatal Pompano shooting  Sun Sentinel

Four Broward Sheriff's deputies involved in the fatal shooting of bank robbery suspect Charles Allen Ziegler in Pompano Beach were identified Monday by their ...

Northeast Floridas regional school chief replaced  Florida Times-Union

State education officials have replaced the person responsible for helping Northeast Florida improve its faltering schools because they wanted someone with ...

Brag About Your School: Poinciana Park Elementary  NBC 6 South Florida

The stigma of being labeled a “failing school” can be hard to shed, but it's not an impossible task. Just ask the students and teachers at Poinciana Park ...

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