Category Archives: Your Kids

Spring Fling in Pompano Beach

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By David Volz

Alexandra Perez enjoyed the Spring Fling event in Pompano Beach. She was among family members who came to the event and had lots of fun. Her sister Yaselyn Perez loved being a part of it. “This is good because it brought the community together,” she said.

The Spring Fling included bounce houses, interactive games for children of all ages, Easter Egg hunts for children of various ages and other fun activities. “This is good outdoor fun and it brings families together,” said Kate Belcher of Pompano Beach.

Kimberly Vera brought her daughter Jaylynn. “We had a lot of fun today,” she said.

The Spring Fling was a nice event for children of all ages and families.

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More than 4,500 students march in third annual Above the Influence March

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By David Volz

Today, March 13, 2015, more than 4,500 students, ranging from elementary through high school, united together to walk from Pompano Beach Middle School to Pompano Beach High School in the third annual Above the Influence March and Rally. The event started at Pompano Beach Middle where students gathered to support their decision to live above the influence, standing up to negative pressures, such as drug and alcohol usage, as well as other influences with negative impacts. Pictured above are students from Blanche Ely High School.

The festivities included marching bands, cheerleaders, drill teams and other student organizations from across the District.

In addition, this year’s event included a balloon release. Students from local schools including Northeast High School, Mirror Lake Elementary School, Apollo Middle School and J.P. Taravella High School, selected the No Place for Hate message for the special project. Students set the balloons free as a symbol of their commitment to releasing all forms of hate.

Once reaching Pompano Beach High, students re-affirmed their decision as a symbol to make positive choices and enjoyed student performances.