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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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Student Leader, Cambridge Scholar: Fort Lauderdale Senior Thinks Globally  NBC 6 South Florida

A senior, Watson is going from student government leader at Fort Lauderdale High School to the prestigious University of Chicago.

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.

Fort Lauderdale, Stranahan football teams hope to be included in David Beckham's Lockhart Stadium plans  Sun Sentinel

While the city of Fort Lauderdale and David Beckham's Inter Miami CF Major League Soccer club make plans to revitalize Lockhart Stadium for South Florida's ...

Moment of silence held for 17 killed at Florida high school a year ago  FOX 31 Denver

PARKLAND, Fla. -- Hundreds of thousands of students and adults across Florida and beyond bowed their heads in a moment of silence Thursday to mark the ...

Fort Lauderdale High celebrates 100th graduating class  Sun Sentinel

On Thursday, city leaders and alumni gathered at South Florida's oldest, continuously-functioning school as it celebrated its 100th graduating class.

Mother mourns teen skateboarder fatally hit by truck in Fort Lauderdale  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A South Florida mother is mourning the death of her son after he was fatally hit by a truck in Fort Lauderdale while ...

Flying L’s pitcher looking to build on strong freshmen performance  Sun Sentinel

Dylan Bridges just completed his freshman year as a pitcher for the Fort Lauderdale High School Flying L's varsity club and if he can continue to improve on his ...

Cardinal Gibbons High inducts new Athletic Hall of Fame members  Sun Sentinel

Families and friends of the Cardinal Gibbons Chiefs nation gathered at the 16th annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to honor the 2018-2019 class ...

Lead4Change Student Leadership Program Honors Student Teams Addressing Community Issues such as Recycling, Mental Health and Anti-Bullying  Business Wire

Today, 29 middle school and high school teams have been selected as winners of the Lead4Change Challenge. The top five teams earned a $10000 grant fo.

Students participate in Make a Friend-Be a Friend walk in Fort Lauderdale  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Several South Florida students came together to walk for a cause in Fort Lauderdale. Fort Lauderdale High School ...

Electric scooters invade Fort Lauderdale  WPLG Local 10

In early November, hundreds of dockless electric scooters popped up all over Fort Lauderdale.

Deaths in South Florida: 6/20  Sun Sentinel

To place a Sun Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. Eileen Therese Shumer Watson, 85, of Hallandale Beach, ...

Deaths in South Florida: 12/9  Sun Sentinel

To place a Sun Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. Robert "Bob" H. McDevitt, Jr. 73 of Oakland Park, passed away ...

Deaths in South Florida: 6/19  Sun Sentinel

To place a Sun Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. TAMARAC, FL - Harold E. King, 82, formerly of MA, passed ...

Rough surf kicks up competition at 2019 Junior Lifeguard Florida State championships  Sun Sentinel

Fort Lauderdale junior lifeguard Brian Bencie had plenty of incentive to compete in the 2019 Junior Lifeguard Florida State Championship conducted at Fort ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Student walkouts are being carried out across South Florida, as they push for gun law changes and school safety. Among the walkouts Tuesday was one by ...

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.

Deaths in South Florida: 4/9  Sun Sentinel

To place a Sun Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. Michelle "Mich" Yvonne Raymond, 67, of Deerfield Beach, ...

Broward County Commission considers expansion of Nova Southeastern University campus  South Florida Business Journal

The county will also vote on residential, industrial and self-storage projects.

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.

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 ...

Deaths in South Florida: 5/19  Sun Sentinel

To place a Sun Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. Pauline Desrochers Frobel, 86, of Hollywood Florida passed ...

Deaths in South Florida: 11/27  Sun Sentinel

To place a Sun Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. Sybil Goren Henry, born October 15, 1946, in Providence, ...

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.

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 ...

Florida middle school students hospitalized after eating THC-laced gummy bears  WPLG Local 10

MULBERRY, Fla. - Multiple students at a Florida middle school were hospitalized Thursday after eating THC-laced gummy bears. At least five students at ...

Education on 6: Thespian Champions at Norland Middle School  NBC 6 South Florida

When you win the middle school state drama championship, a funny thing happens. They send you off to strut your stuff at the high school state competition in ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Dade, Broward high school football Live scores and schedules  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 ...

SWAG on 6: Student Calls For Change Through Debate  NBC 6 South Florida

No ceiling is going to hold this young South Florida student back on her quest to achieve greatness.

National Walkout Day: Students from Stoneman Douglas and across U.S. call for safety, gun control  Broward Politics

Thousands of schools across the country are readying for a walkout of students, one month after the deadly Marjory Stoneman Douglas High shooting in ...

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 ...

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

Fort Lauderdale commissioners agreed to pay $75000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a teenage girl stopped by a police officer she feared was a "crazy psycho" ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Cardinal Gibbons swim coach Dillon retires  Sun Sentinel

After coaching several swimmers to individual state championships during a 19-year run, Duffy Dillon is calling it a career. The Cardinal Gibbons swimming and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Brag About Piper High School  NBC 6 South Florida

When a school's been educating students for 45 years, it becomes a pillar of the community, the kind of place generations of family members attend. That's what ...

Database: 2016 South Florida school grades - South Florida Sun-Sentinel  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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

No more valedictorians in Broward?  Sun-Sentinel

Like chalkboards, woodshop and home ec classes, another school staple may be on its way out. The Broward School Board may eliminate a long-established ...

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 ...

Broward County Public Schools Notice Higher Ratings  NBC 6 South Florida

The school year just started, so there's still time to celebrate last year's achievements and to use them as springboards for this year. 96% of Broward County ...

Broward Education Foundation Inductees to the 2015 Hall of Fame of Distinguished Alumni  South Florida Reporter

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Broward Education Foundation has announced the inductees to the 2015 Hall of Fame of Distinguished Alumni, which honors ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Education on 6: Code Red Drills Prepare Students for Active Shooter Threat  NBC 6 South Florida

After the unspeakable tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, it seemed everyone learned about Code Red drills.

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.

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.

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.

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

Florida crash involved a 2014 Tesla Model S that burst into flames, triggering NTSB investigation into its battery fire.

Brag About Your School: Hialeah's American Senior High School  NBC 6 South Florida

It seemed fitting at the time, and it still fits now. They named it American Senior High School because it opened in the nation's Bicentennial year, 1976. So the ...

Westminster's James Scasserra: Broward's 2016 3A-2A-1A Soccer Player of the Year  Sun Sentinel

Westminster Academy senior forward James Scasserra is the Sun Sentinel's Class 3A-2A-1A boys soccer Player of the Year for Broward County.

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 ...

Lauderhill man denied bail after girlfriend's fatal 'sacrifice'  Sun-Sentinel

As Monica Gooden's family arranged her funeral, the boyfriend of the young aspiring teacher was being held Tuesday in a Broward County jail on homicide and ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

75 years later, US refuses plea to bring home remains of fallen Broward war hero  Florida Bulldog

By Dan Christensen, - Seven five years later, the U.S. refuses a family's pleas to bring home the remains of a fallen Broward war hero.

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.

Brag About Your School: M.A.S.T. Academy Attracts Medical Minds  NBC 6 South Florida

It's a unique school with a unique concept. The Medical Academy of Science and Technology, or MAST at Homestead Academy, is an all-magnet, all-medical ...

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 ...

Woman essentially 'waterboarded' during torture episode in Hollywood, prosecutor says  Sun Sentinel

A Hollywood man is accused of attempted murder and other charges in a battery case in which a state prosecutor told a judge that the defendant, Freddy Elias.

SWAG on 6: Krop High School's Ben Manley  NBC 6 South Florida

Ben Manley is a virtuoso musician who has also earned straight “A's” taking all AP and honors classes during his four years at Dr. Michael Krop Senior High ...

Social whirl  The Miami Times

As one who had her formative years spent in the wonderful village of Overtown, the Bahamian influences were profound. Those of you who know my family and ...

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 ...

Road Closure, Ride Share and Parking Information for the 19th Annual Wilton Manors Stonewall Parade & Festival  PR Newswire

WILTON MANORS, Fla., June 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of pride and inclusion, more than 35,000 individuals from all across the state, country and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Parkland native leads armed forces team to ASA title  Sun Sentinel

Former Cardinal Gibbons High School athlete April Ortenzo committed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 2010, and five years later, she's an ...

South Florida Students Head Back to School on Monday  NBC 6 South Florida

Three new Miami-Dade County Public Schools will open for students this school year.

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.

Taylor Chapman: Dunkin' Donuts Ranter Has Mental Issues  New Times Broward-Palm Beach

On a bright and humid Saturday morning, a tanned woman approaches a Dunkin' Donuts counter, brandishes an iPhone, and informs the employees they're ...

U.S. soccer leader Alejandro Bedoya set for sweet South Florida homecoming  Sun Sentinel

Alejandro Bedoya's long, challenging road to a leadership role on the U.S. men's national soccer team is set to include a sweet South Florida homecoming.

Stonewall Organizers Promise to be 'In The Black' Again

Organizers of the Wilton Manors Stonewall Parade & Festival estimate that the event will cost $250,000, but say they will raise what's needed. “We're going to ...

Gene analysis lab moves to Deerfield Beach  Sun Sentinel

Ocean Ridge Biosciences, which has developed a niche in gene-based lab analysis, opens space in Deerfield Beach.

Teachers recognized at Golden Apple Dinner - Caloosa Belle  Caloosa Belle

Seated L to R: Ashley Corbitt – LaBelle Middle School; Kelle Collins – LaBelle High School; Kim Stitt – Country Oaks Elementary School; Lynn Davidson ...

Beating the Odds 2016: Top High Schools for Low-Income Students  Newsweek

Newsweek's 'Beating the Odds' list seeks to identify schools that do an excellent job of preparing their students for college while also overcoming the obstacles ...

Overcoming Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS) - A Hope-Inspiring Story of Courage & Determination  HelpingYouCare™

This is a story of true courage and determination with an uplifting ending that will help anyone suffering from Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS) or similar ...

Rangers go all-in with deadline acquisitions of Lucroy, Beltran  Sports Illustrated

The Rangers upgraded their lineup and defense with aggressive deadline acquisitions of catcher Jonathan Lucroy and designated hitter Carlos Beltran.

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