We Want to Hear From You!
Your input matters to us. Please take a few minutes to participate in our Annual Survey for parents. To access the survey, visit the District’s website, browardschools.com, and click on the Annual Survey icon. The survey is available until Friday, February 13, 2015, and is your opportunity to share your opinions and ideas about your child’s educational experience at Stranahan High School.
To access the survey, you will need your child’s student ID number and date of birth. If you do not have your child’s student ID number (which is printed on school report cards) or if you do not have internet access at home, please call (754) 323-2111 and we can assist you.
Thank you in advance for taking the time to participate in this important survey and for partnering with us in your child’s education.
Dual Enrollment Summer Term Registration
Summer term 2015 deadline for dual enrollment paperwork to be returned to guidance counselors is February 20, 2015. Once registration forms have been submitted to Guidance Counselors, students will be able to register on-line beginning March 27, 2015.
- Each student must have an unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 and must pass all sections of the PERT, ACT or SAT.
Please visit www.broward.edu/dual for a detailed chart of test score requirements.
In addition, all continuing students must maintain an unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 and a college GPA of 2.0.
We had a very sucessful 1st FAFSA Workshop on January 13. Seniors who have not completed the FAFSA to should see Ms. Lewis in to register (Brace office) for the upcoming workshop on Thurs, Jan 22, 5-7pm, Bldg 5, rooms 205/206. Broward College will also be onsite to register students for the Fall term. We will also have a couple of raffle drawings for a College bag of goodies. Attached are flyers with information. The students must attend with a parent and bring the items that are listed on the checklist.
JA Business Hall of Fame Reception
Aida Siegel, attended and spoke at our JA (Junior Achievement) Business Hall of Fame Laureate Reception this week. She was outstanding! She is the President of the JA Fellows program at Stranahan and represented our school well. The Laureate Reception is a private party for all of the CEO’s we have honored over the past 20 years so it’s definitely the who’s who of Broward County. Stranahan is excited to have our school represented at such a prestigious event.
Debate Team Earn Accolades
The following students went to their first after school debate:
Debate: Seirra Mitchell & Matt Hall, Kimrah Tracey & Martina Onyenwe
Speech: Ravensky Lundy, Nyokkie Mclean, Tylan Blades, Kierra Sterling, and Shareece Rose
There were over 600 students representing their individual schools, Each and every Stranahan student did outstanding and represented our school with Dragon pride. Seirra Mitchell and Matt Hall won a debate round. Kierra Sterling and Tylan Blades both placed first in a speech round.
The debate prompts were not easy and the teams had to be ready to debate both the pros and cons. The prompt was: Resolved: On balance, public subsidies for professional athletic organizations in the United States benefit their local communities. Each and every student knew how to present a claim, contention, and citation (all are found in our new common core standards).
Congrats to all Stranahan Debaters!