Hollywood students participate in drone competition

A group of Hollywood students participated in the first Broward County Drone League competition at South Plantation High School. Members of the Hollywood Academy of Arts and Science Drone Ninjas participated. The competition features middle and high school students showcasing their drone-flying skills, in an effort to get them excited and learning more about science, […]

Express The Arts conducted their HIV/AIDS Awareness Pep Rally during lunch on Dec. 16.

McArthur High club brings awareness to social issues through performance arts

McArthur High School students who enjoy sharing their talents are joining Express the Arts, a student-led club that provides an opportunity to develop skills in singing, dancing, poetry, step dance and other artistic forms. McArthur High alumna Sheleessa Constantine created the club in 2014 as a way to bring awareness to key social issues through the […]

Latinos in Action empowers students to teach others, give back to community

Anais Avila understands the challenges young people from a Latin-American background face navigating the education system. Many come from families where young people are expected to take on adult responsibilities in their late teens. This often means helping to raise younger siblings and getting a job to support the family. Avila, a junior at McArthur […]

Hollywood Hills Marching Band earns superior ratings in competition

The Hollywood Hills High School Marching Band recently participated in the Florida Bandmaster’s Association assessment at Coral Springs High School. Most of Broward County’s schools that have marching band programs were part of the event. The Hollywood Hills band received a superior rating in every category of the event. Bands were judged on their musical […]

Scholarship to be awarded to one local student for Leadership Hollywood Class XLI

Are you a college student interested in journalism and expanding your leadership skills to make a difference in your community? This year, Hollywood Gazette is providing a scholarship to one local college student for the upcoming Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Leadership Hollywood program. Leadership Hollywood provides an interactive program each year where participants can […]

Chaminade-Madonna students start support group for disadvantaged youth

Isabella Glazer and Gabriella Glazer, students at Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory, are being raised by their grandparents. As such, they understand some of the challenges faced by young people who are being raised by people other than their biological parents. Wanting to reach out to children like them, they created Bella’s Kinship Group, a non-profit support […]

Hollywood’s Summer Camp programs begin June 13; kids 4 and under can learn to swim for free

Registration is now open for a wide variety of affordable summer camp options for Hollywood youth aged 5 – 17.  2016 programs include Junior Beach Lifeguard Camp, Maximizing Out of School Time (M.O.S.T.) Camp, Science, Education & Adventure (S.E.A.) Camp and Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (S.T.E.M.) Themed Camp. Aquatic programs are also available at the Driftwood Pool […]

Bethune Elementary students ‘give peace a chance’

Students at Bethune Elementary School for the Arts recently had the opportunity to learn about video production, courtesy of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. The visit was a part of the Turnaround Arts school program, which focuses on exposing students in academically struggling schools to the arts in order to encourage academic achievement. The Tour Bus […]