Scroll down to read updates plus check out the links on the upper right for information on our Magnet Program. We're one of a kind and located in Plantation, Florida. Please return to the site for updates throughout the year. The site was created by web design student Ashlyn Valdes as her senior project. For magnet information contact JoAnn Cantlupe, Magnet Coordinator at Joann.Cantlupe@browardschools.com.
2018-2019 Coming Attractions
August 14, Wednesday
First Day of School
Magnet Stories In the News:
Clean Air Calendar Two South Plantation magnet students will have their art in the 2020 Clean Air Calendar: Rianna DuPont and Catarina Merlo. Broward County celebrates 50 years of the Clean Air Act enacted in 1970. Students created a poster with a theme depicting how they enjoy clean air or how the Clean Air Act has impacted society. In 1970 the Environmental Protection Agency was created and the first Earth Day celebration. Teachers of the students were Matt Zealy (DuPont) and Dr. Jody Berman (Merio).
Newcomers into the Environmental Science and Everglades Restoration Magnet once again got their feet wet at Camp Everglades. For the first time campers merged with the Paladin RoundUp to gather more information about the start of school. Guest speaker Ron Bergeron, a sitting member of the Fish and Wilflife Commission, shared his love of the essential need to maintain the Everglades so everyone could enjoy this unique habitat. Former ER Ambassador President Jacob Ewert shared how the magnet program activities and opportunities have shaped his future.
Seniors Celebrate Successful Year At the Magnet Awards ceremony, not only did several seniors receive scholarships, but also other competitions were recognized. Scholarships included the following: Florida Marine Aquarium Society Brian Barretto and William McCulla Plantation Garden Club Brianna Anderson and Jessica Van Winkle Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) Kyle Spohn Matt Zealy /Kay Burley ER Ambassador Adrian Heinz and Felix Donis Culpepper Family Foundation Angelina Galavis and John Paul Carriego
Other Competition Results Throughout the year, other competitions are held and students emerged as winners. Clean Air Calendar Catarina Merlow (art to appear in calendar) Kids of Character Tyler Benting Plywood Regatta Winners: Gypseas with Industry Partner High Seas Megan Van Winkle, Jessica Van Winkle Angelina Galasvis, Asheligh Lucas, Eriza Magnuson, Sarah Jimenez (not magnet).
Unique partnerships are available
Would you or your company like to be a partner of the magnet program? Money needed to purchase special supplies and materials for the classrooms as well as fund student scholarships. If you can provide educational support, site visits and internship positions, please contact the magnet coordinator at JoAnn.Cantlupe@browardschools.com. Sponsorships are available and can be paid online (see the link above): $500 - Florida Panther; $250 - Rosette Spoonbill; $100 - Apple Snail; and $25-99 - Wildflower. If you wish to help a special class or magnet organization, please note it on the donation. Partners and Links are found in the navigation buttons.
We gladly accept donations for South Plantation High's Environmental Science & Everglades Restoration Magnet Program a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Simply click on the button below to process your donation.