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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Support Our Schools: Thank you for your support!

Hello Charter School Parents, 

Greetings! As we enter the second half of the 2016-17 school year, we would like to take the opportunity to thank every parent/guardian who has contributed or pledged a donation to our Support Our Schools Campaign.&n...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

A Dream Come True At NSU

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There a lot of people who deserve to have their dream come true. If anyone in particular deserves to have a day dedicated to them specifically, it would be senior and most importantly, leukemia cancer survivor Antonio Peetoom. Nothing can compare to the o...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Shining Jags

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Pembroke Pines Charter High is proud to announce its student athletes which have made the All-Broward Team. The Top-Broward athletes are Morgan Robertson (girls soccer second team), LJ Lemmers (boys soccer second team), Malik Hardy (boys basketball second...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

NHS Ceremony

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On Tuesday, March 21st, the National Honor Society held its induction ceremony for its new members. The ceremony kicked off in the River of Grass Auditorium, where the future inductees waited patiently in the first few rows and the volunteers scrambled to...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Jaguars Take Down The Tigers

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On Tuesday March 21st the Pembroke Pines Charter Jaguars took on the Blanche Ely Tigers. As soon as the game started all the Jaguar players were ready to play and they looked to hold nothing back offensively. In the first the Jags went on a powerful run s...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Something Is Rotten In The State Of Denmark...

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The PPCHS Drama Play is finally here! The long awaited show will debut and close on March 31st, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the River Of Grass. The play, Hamlet: Zombie Killer of Denmark, takes on a modern-twist of the classic tale written by Shakespeare. The pl...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Pep Rally Paradise

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On Friday March 18th, 2017, Charter Jags filled the gym with joyful noise and energy. Charter’s annual spring pep rally, hosted by SGA, became another success in the books. Students were greeted with leis, grass skirts, and a performance from Li...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Girls' Flag Football Gets the Win

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The Lady Jaguars Flag Football continued their winning streak in their most recent game against Archbishop McCarthy. Most valuables players were Jahneal Morgan who had one touchdown, 2 interceptions, 58 yards rushing, 128 yards receiving, 82 yards passing...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Oustanding Senior Leader Award Night

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On Thursday, March 17th, four lucky seniors were presented with the 2-foot bronze jaguar for the Outstanding Senior Leadership Award. Diego Burga, Sofia Mohammad, Sarah Duval, and Shreeya Singh all met on the steps of the River of Grass at 6:30 p.m. to be...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Charter Shines In Band MPA's

On Wednesday, March 15th and Thursday, March 16th the Pembroke Pines Charter High School band went over to JP Taravella High School and put on one amazing show for the yearly Music Performance Assessment. In this event, multiple schools from the region go...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Jaguars Tame the Bulldogs

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The Pembroke Pines Charter Jaguars took on the South Broward Bulldogs in a terrific matchup and a highly intense game. The winner of this game would get the number one seed in the district tournament. The honor will go to the Jaguars as they took down the...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Spring Pep Rally Last Day To Buy Tickets

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Spring Pep Rally is approaching and tickets are being sold every day, the last day to buy tickets for the Pep Rally is on Wednesday, March 15. The Pep Rally will be held on Friday, March 17, students should buy tickets not only to enjoy the Pep Rally, but...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Fall Dual Enrollment 2017

Fall DUAL Enrollment

Students interested in Dual Enrollment or Early Admissions at Broward College for the fall of 2017, now’s your chance to sign up!

Any student willing to sign up will have to meet the requirements for Dual Enrollment and submit completed paperwork bef...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Edmentum Unavailable

Edmentum

Edmentum was not available this past weekend, due to technical issues. The deadline will be extended from March 30, 2017 to Thursday, April 6, 2017.Students must complete 30 semester hours (per class), take each post-test/end of course test, and earn an o...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Jags Claw Cobras In First Game

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The Lady Jags flag football team played their first game of the season on Tuesday, March 14th. The match was against Boyd Anderson High School and also at their school at 4:30pm. Last season, the Jags had a phenomenal one going 9-2 in the regular season.

T...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Jaguars Set For A Huge District Game

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Today, March 15th 2017, the Pembroke Pines Charter Baseball Jaguars will take on the South Broward Bulldogs scheduled for 6:30pm at home. This game is the biggest one this year since it determines who will be the top seed in the district tournament later ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Showcasing Our Shining Students

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Attention PPCHS, The CHAT February/March issue of the 2016-2017 school year is here!

This star- studded issue includes stories like…. SGA's Cupid Spike Fundraiser for Chris AlegriaA spotlight on Colton Langs, sports fanatic&a...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Congrats To Our Boys And Girl Track Team

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As track season starts to begin, our very own boys and girls track & field team have already begun to win some of the meets. During one of the meets this past week against Everglades & Hollywood Hills High School our staff would like to congratula...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Lets Get Jobs Jags

Lets Get Jobs Jags

Having a job as a teenager is one of the first baby steps that’s taken into adulthood. Junior Albert Lougedo says, “[Jobs are] a good opportunity for high schoolers because they can build a foundation in a working environment and estab...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Forza Water Polo Tournament

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 After school today, March 10, 2017, the water polo boys and girls team will be participating in the inaugural Forza Stefano Water Polo Tournament. The event will be held at our very own pool right after school. The boys will host Cypress bay at ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Environmental Week Review

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Environmental Week took place on March 6th and went through March 10th. The focus of this week was to raise money to fill a water bottle filling station. PPCHS held daily activities each day after school to raise environmental awareness. On Monday it was ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Additional April Block Days

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In order to accommodate testing, there will be additional block days in the month of April. Aside from the regularly scheduled Tuesday and Wednesday block days, there will be more even and odd days. Here will be the future additional block days:

Thursday, ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Sign up for the Flamingo Strut 5k Today!

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Jaguars! The annual 5k is going to take place on Flamingo Strut 5k on Sunday, April 2nd! The proceeds go towards the Save Our Schools foundation. You can bring your entire family and friends, and even breakfast will be served. Everyone who runs gets a met...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Math Scavenger Hunt Winners Announced

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Last study day, math students looking for an educational afternoon the day participating in the Math Scavenger Hunt organized by Ms. Guzman. Students were sent around the school looking for math problems to solve, and at the end each team turned in their ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Jags Claw Cowboys

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The boys’ volleyball season is back in swing as they have been preparing physically and mentally for games like the one they just played. On Thursday, March 9th, was the team’s third season game, facing Cooper City High School. The game wa...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Action Speak Louder Than Words

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Actions certainly spoke louder than words at the PPCHS American Sign Language Show on Tuesday, March 14th! Performed by ASL II, III, and IV classes and club, students from 10th-12th grade came together to present “Lights, Camera, Sign!”

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

New Year, New Leaders- SGA Results are in!

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After a long week of endless posting on social media, giving speeches in homeroom, and hanging up various posters, candidates were relieved and anxious when SGA Campaign Week for the 2017- 2018 was supposed to come to a close on Friday, March 3, however, ...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Debate Team Breezes Through The Competition

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This past weekend was a big one for the PPCHS debate team. Ms. Schwab took 3 seniors to Gulfbreeze, Florida for a state tournament and the 3 seniors combined for 7 awards!

For Lincoln-Douglas, Stephen Scopa won a finalist trophy (2nd in the state) and Jord...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Jaguars Blowout the Hurricanes

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On March 7th 2017, the Pembroke Pines Charter High School Jaguars traveled to Northeast High School and took on the Hurricanes. The Jaguars started off slow earning only one run in the first two innings but then picked it up in the third and fourth inning...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

NEHS Ceremony

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After the process of filling application forms in hopes of acceptance, the time has come for members to be cemented and inducted into the National English Honor Society (NEHS). Both Ms.Phelps and Ms. Phelps (Sunshine and Sarah) are conducting the event, a...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Prep! Prep! Prep!

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Testing months are soon to be in session in April and May for students. However, Jags don’t have to overstress! PPCHS is offering a Saturday Test Prep program. In an effort to ensure the success of every PPCHS student, PPCHS will have intensive ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Get LUCKY And Dress Down

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Students, there will be a SOS dress down day tomorrow. $1 for top and $1 for bottom. All proceeds will go to the school. Make sure to follow the dress code policy. Students are allowed to wear their favorite top and bottom.Junior Zeyad Ghali said, &ld...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

SGA Seeking Talent for Spring Pep Rally

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Spring Pep Rally is quickly approaching and SGA will be hosting auditions on Tuesday, February 21st. The auditions will be for any students interested in participating in this year’s pep rally. SGA is seeking a National Anthem singer and MC&...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Detentions Updated

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As a Charter school, students are set under high standards to ensure that everyone gets the right education and treatment they are guaranteed. Because of this, there is a zero-toleration policy towards any behaviors that are disruptive towards students. T...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

FSA testing

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This week the freshmen and sophomores will begin taking their FSA tests. For the most part, the schedule will remain the same except for lunches. Some lunches may be delayed due to the testing finishing later than expected. There will be no movement durin...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Last 90's Babies Show Off Their Style With New Shirt

The Class of 2017 will be the final graduating class of Pines Charter to have kids entirely born in the 1990’s, and they are celebrating this in a big way. The Senior Class is selling Limited Edition “Last 90’s Babies&rdq...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

ASL Show

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A great night of great music and entertaining performances doesn’t necessarily need speakers booming popular songs here at Charter. The American Sign Language classes (ASL) have been in the process of putting together a night of immersive signin...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Flag Football In Need of Help

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The Lady Jags Flag Football season will be starting soon! We are in need of the following individually wrapped, store bought donations for the team:-Granola Bars (Non Quaker)-Powerade Mini Bottles-Healthy Chips (Individually wrapped)-Individually wrapped ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Water Polo Team In Need of Donations

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Attention fellow students the water polo team will be hosting a water polo tournament on Friday, March 10, 2017 and Saturday March 11, 2017 in which you’ll have the opportunity to get volunteer hours for you and your parents. This event will be ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Morning announcements for Friday, March 03, 2017

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· Do you know Ppchs senior Chris Alegria? Well the Red Cross club is hosting a volleyball tournament titled cupids spike in hope of raising funds for Chris and his battle with cancer. Only teams of 5 are allowed and you can sign up during a/b ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

PPCHS Photography Students Bring Back a Memorable Experience

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Saturday February 25th and Sunday February 26th, PPCHS photography students finished competing at the Second Annual High School National Society of Arts and Letters Competition at Florida Atlantic University, in Boca Raton, bringing pride to this school, ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Playing in the Gardens

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Attention all freshman and sophomores! The Busch Gardens Sleepover Field trip is on March 24th through the 25th. The trip consists of a fun, interactive, and educational sleepover in the theme park. Students will be able to enjoy the theme park on the fol...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Spike for a Spectacular Cause

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Fundraisers devoted towards a worthy cause are held all the time here at Pembroke Pines Charter High, but one recent fundraiser was extra special. On February 24, 2017 PPCHS hosted “Cupid’s Spike” for senior Chris Alegria.

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Purchase a Shirt to Support Chris Alegria

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All it took was one person to bring the whole school together in a matter of days. Chris Alegria was recently diagnosed with brain cancer. To support the costs and help show the love his school has for him, SGA will be selling long sleeve shirts that say ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Jaguars Tame the Lions

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On Tuesday February 21st the Pembroke Pines Charter Jaguars took on a very talented team in Chaminade- Madonna Lions. It was a special opening home game, Principal Peter Bayer threw out the ceremonial first pitch to catcher Julian Barceló.Short...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Jags Nail Biting Loss

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As the music blasted, basketballs bounced, and minds geared into game mode, the boys varsity basketball team was ready; ready to win. After coming short in the District Championship against Miramar High School, the boys were still able to advance into the...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Black History Show

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Black History Month is a very special time indeed; it gives heroes, such as Martin Luther King Jr, and Rosa Parks the recognition that they deserve. On February 23rd all of the heroes will be given special attention at the Black History Show.The showcase ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Student Athletes Win Big

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Seven students have been selected as the BCAA Scholar Athletes. The Broward County Athletic Association is an athletic conference in which students are nominated based off of their student achievements and athletic endeavors. Mr. Bayer nominates certain s...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Ray Dass' Math Weekend

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If any students are taking the PSAT, SAT, or ACT in March, Ray Dass will be hosting his Math Weekend classes on March 3rd and 4th. His classes will be held at Archbishop McCarthy high school, to attend it will be $99.Ray is surely the person to really imp...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Basket Ball's Road to Regions

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The boys’ basketball team will be playing their Regional Quarterfinal game at 7 pm against Miami Anderson HS on Thursday. This is the boys second time going to regional quarterfinals in the last four year. They will definitely be more determined...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

SHS Ronald McDonald

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Spanish Honor Society is holding a fundraiser in association with the Ronald McDonald House Drive. The foundation aids families who have sick children. You can participate by donating brand-new or lightly used house products to your second period&rsqu...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

'Unwind with SGA'

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On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017, PPCHS hosted its first ever Unwinding Wednesday. The one day event focused on stress relieving activities and promoted an anxiety-free lifestyle. Students had the opportunity to win a zen coloring book during homeroom, g...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

PPCHS' Photos Are Going to FAU

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Eight photography students from Yearbook, Newspaper, and AP Photography are going to take part and compete in a photo exhibit at Florida Atlantic University. Put on by the National Society of Arts and Letters, this event will take place this month.

Senior ...

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