News HeadlinesDillard High Fort Lauderdale, FL News

Dillard High School News Submitted by Alumni

Dillard High School News From Around The Web

Weapon report prompts lockdown at Dillard High School; ex-student accused of Miramar school threat  Sun Sentinel

Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale was on lockdown Monday as police investigated reports of a weapon on campus. And in Miramar a former student at ...



For third time in three weeks, Dillard High is locked down amid threat reports  Sun Sentinel

For the third time in three weeks, Dillard High School was locked down Friday for a possible weapon on campus and prompted a police search.



Boy, 12, fires BB gun on Dillard campus, cops say  Sun Sentinel

Dillard Middle/High School was on lockdown while a 12-year-old was being detained for firing a BB gun at a faculty member on campus, Fort Lauderdale police ...



Legendary BSO detective rights yet another wrongful conviction | Fred Grimm  Sun Sentinel

Dogged Broward Sheriff's Office Detective John Curcio once again finds the real killer in a wrongful conviction case, writes Sun Sentinel Columnist Fred Grimm.



12-year-old in court after pointing BB gun at Dillard High School staff official  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A 12-year-old student appeared in court Wednesday morning after he allegedly pointed a BB gun at a Dillard High School ...



Dillard High School’s jazz band prepares for New York City competition  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Dillard High School's jazz band is preparing for a New York City competition. The ensemble group will be playing “The ...



Teachers eager for safety measures after child tries to shoot BB gun at school  Sun Sentinel

After a student was accused of trying to shoot a BB gun at a Dillard Middle School counselor, the leader of the Broward Teachers Union heard from some of its ...



50 years after his death in Vietnam, Broward teen finally gets marked grave  Sun Sentinel

A Dillard High School graduate finally has a marked grave, 50 years after he was killed in battle in South Vietnam. “I'm just happy that it's getting straightened out ...



Students show 'Hamilton' cast what they've learned in EduHam  Sun Sentinel

The Hamilton Education Program — also known as EduHam — lets South Florida students perform songs, rap, poetry, scenes, monologues based on classroom ...



Teen charged for fake 911 call about gun on school campus  Sun Sentinel

Crying wolf to 911 has resulted in charges against a 14-year-old boy who told dispatchers there was a student with a gun on the campus of Dillard High School, ...



Longtime Broward politician Josephus Eggelletion dies at 69  Sun Sentinel

Josephus Eggelletion, Broward's first African-American mayor, died Wednesday at age 69. He resigned from the county commission after pleading guilty in a ...



Student accused of lying to authorities about a gun on Dillard High School campus  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A student accused of lying to administrators about a classmate bringing a gun to school has been arrested. Students and ...



Hundreds gather to remember Vietnam hero 50 years later in Fort Lauderdale memorial  Sun Sentinel

U.S. Marine Corps PFC Gregory Carter went to 50 years ago and the Vietnam veteran was finally remembered Saturday with a grave marker at a Fort ...



Two Fort Lauderdale schools on lockdown  Sun Sentinel

Dillard High and Elementary are on lock down amid police activity.



Hard: Opening the bus doors. Easy: Snatching passenger's cellphone  Sun Sentinel

Bus passenger seen on video snatching cellphone from another passenger's hands before jumping off the bus, detectives said.



Suspect arrested in fatal shooting near Dillard High School  WPLG Local 10

A 20-year-old Lauderhill man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of another man earlier this week near Dillard High School.



Fort Lauderdale juvenile charged for reporting fake school threat to police  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - A juvenile has been arrested after reporting a fake threat to police at Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale.



Tobias volleyball clubs enjoy successful season at Holiday Park Youth Volleyball League  Sun Sentinel

It was a season that focused on teaching the fundamentals and learning the various nuances of the game of indoor volleyball at the Holiday Park Youth ...



Holiday Park hosts volleyball camp for coed youth players  Sun Sentinel

The 2018 Youth Volleyball Program at Holiday Park is underway as the recreational league continues to grow in popularity and reputation for young coeds ...



David Beckham's Miami soccer team to play first two seasons in Fort Lauderdale if city approves  Sun Sentinel

David Beckham's Major League Soccer team based in South Florida, Inter Miami, will play its first two seasons at Fort Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium site if the ...



Dillard High may expand to K-12; 4 schools face drastic changes  Sun-Sentinel

Dillard High School may house middle school students next year under a proposal that could be the first step toward creating a countywide K-12 digital arts ...



Called to the principal's house: Museum honors Pompano Beach educational pioneer Blanche Ely | Photos  Sun Sentinel

Pompano Beach residents, alumni of Blanche Ely High School, city and school officials and the school's marching band, dance and JROTC teams gathered for ...



Dillard jazz band heading to finals in NYC  Sun Sentinel

Dillard High School's jazz band is once again ranked among the top 15 in North America -- and they aim to be the best. Selected from 100 schools, the ...



SWAT teams swoop after reports of suspicious person at Taravella High. It was a false alarm.  Sun Sentinel

It's a scenario that could become common in Broward Schools, with employees encouraged to call for an emergency lockdown if there's any potential for an ...



'IT'S A KING THING' | Birthday Celebrations  Florida Courier

There were MLK parades and birthday celebrations over the weekend around the state of Florida. Here's a pictorial review of the MLK commemoration in.



Pastor accused of sexually abusing teen girl, had her steal to perform voodoo rituals  WPLG Local 10

A pastor accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl repeatedly for almost a year, occasionally having sex with her in his vehicle outside a school and ...



Pastor accused of having sex with girl in parked car outside school  Broward Politics

Police say a pastor, Ricardo Strachan, had sex with a 13-year-old girl more than three dozen times. Strachan is jailed on a single felony count of performing a ...



Dillard High School Class of 1956 Celebrate 60th Class Reunion  Westside Gazette

Dillard High School Class of 1956 Celebrate 60th Class Reunion. 1 st Row Left to Right: Henry Mosby, Lillie Clarke, Joanna Murray VermeIl Smalls, Mary ...



Church choir competition, volunteer work among Broward County's Martin Luther King Jr. Day events  Sun Sentinel

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, Jan. 21 and there are a variety of events across Broward County for people to mark the late civil rights movement leader's ...



Dillard dominates Edgewater on way to historic seventh state crown  Miami Herald

The Panthers used a 22-0 second quarter surge to put the game away and claim their seventh state championship, giving them the most of any Broward County ...



At Dillard High School, art students get a glimpse of real word with their very own exhibit  Sun Sentinel

From ethereal to abstract styles and from 'radiant mapping' technique to graphic drawing, six seniors at Dillard High School displayed their best artwork in a ...



Dillard feted as one of nation's top hoop teams  Sun Sentinel

Coming off state title run, Dillard was celebrated by MaxPreps on Friday as one of the nation's top basketball teams.



Florida college admissions: Getting into UF, FSU, UCF may depend a lot on where you went to high school  Orlando Sentinel

Students at Florida high schools in more affluent communities are more likely to get into UF or FSU — the state's top-ranked universities — than students from ...



Dillard's big-band sound often goes unnoticed at home  Juice

The band's a pretty big deal outside of Broward County. They've played with jazz musician Wynton Marsalis. They're also two-time champions of the Swing ...



Coach, mentor and surrogate mom, Dillard's Pinder also becomes Basketball Hall of Fame honoree  Sun Sentinel

After 40 seasons, 918 wins and nine state championships, Dillard girls basketball coach Marcia Pinder's success and longevity are being honored at the ...



Broward School District to pay $525,000 to family of girl killed at Dillard High  Miami Hurricanes

FORT LAUDERDALE Nearly three years after a fellow student shot and killed Amanda Collette in the hallway of Dillard High School, the Broward County School ...



Elaborate staging of 'Porgy and Bess' goes to Broward  The Miami Times

Rikki Goodman saw “Porgy and Bess” many, many years ago on television, with Sir Sidney Poitier and Dorothy Dandridge in the title roles.



Griffin, Johnston, Westminster Academy one win from 4A boys basketball three-peat  Sun Sentinel

Westminster Academy holds off Jacksonville University Christian in second half of 4A state semifinal.



Dillard High takes $$ from clubs to pay for athletics  Sun Sentinel

Dillard High withdrew $55,725 from the budgets of school clubs, the music department and other areas to cover a deficit in the athletic budget, an audit has ...



Film Focuses On Acclaimed South Florida High School Band  WLRN

About 21 minutes into the documentary “Sweet Dillard,” the camera captures a moment of high drama in the band room of Fort Lauderdale's Dillard High School.



6 Things to Know - Your Top Stories For Friday, February 8  NBC 6 South Florida

It's Friday, February 8th – and NBC 6 has the top six stories you need to know for the day.



In one decade, more than 1,200 Florida youth dead to gunfire  Sun Sentinel

From 2006 to 2016, Florida lost 1284 babies, children and teenagers to gun violence. Forty-three percent of those kids died in South Florida.



Sunrise police arrest 2 teens in carjacking outside Sawgrass Mills  WPLG Local 10

Sunrise police have arrested two teenagers accused of carjacking a woman at gunpoint outside Sawgrass Mills last weekend.



Dillard High School shooter sentenced to 25 years for classmate’s murder  Miami Hurricanes

Dillard High School shooter Teah Wimberly was sentenced to 25 years in prison Friday for gunning down a fellow student because of unrequited love.



Broward teacher removed from classroom after another allegation of sexual misconduct  WPLG Local 10

A Broward County teacher has been removed from the classroom after being accused of molesting at least one student at his school.



Summer Youth Employment Program: A win-win for business and working teens | Opinion  Sun Sentinel

Heiko Dobrikow, general manager of the Riverside Hotel, writes that the Summer Youth Employment Program in Broward County is a "win-win" for businesses ...



Jupiter, 3 Broward teams win state cheer titles  Sun Sentinel

Jupiter, Coral Glades, Dillard and Coral Springs Charter each win state cheer titles at the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center on the campus of ...



UM adds running backs coach Eric Hickson, offensive line coach Butch Barry to staff  Sun Sentinel

A day after naming Dan Enos as his offensive coordinator, Miami Hurricanes coach Manny Diaz announced Fort Lauderdale native and Dillard High alum Eric ...



Fort Lauderdale Track Club meet an express lane for youth athletes  Sun Sentinel

For over 50 years, the Fort Lauderdale Track Club has been a steppingstone for young athletes not only from an athletic standpoint but also as outstanding ...



Most Broward, Palm Beach high schools earn top grades  Sun Sentinel

Palm Beach County's high schools received a record number of A's, while Broward couldn't maintain a banner performance from last year, according to school ...



Dania Beach man shot dead during neighborhood memorial service  WPLG Local 10

A Dania Beach man was shot and killed late Friday as he attended an impromptu memorial for a neighbor who had passed away a week earlier, authorities said.



Davie Jazz Festival to debut at Bergeron Rodeo Grounds this month  Sun Sentinel

Live music, food, adult beverages and fast cars will take over the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds for the inaugural Davie Jazz Festival presented by Azur Equities this ...



Pastor accused of raping 13-year-old girl bonds out of jail  WPLG Local 10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A South Florida pastor accused of raping a 13-year-old girl was released from jail Tuesday. Ricardo Strachan, 40, was fitted with a ...



Lockdown lifted for Dillard High School  WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - Authorities have lifted a lockdown at Dillard High School. Police responded to the school on Tuesday morning after reports ...



Driver sought in Fort Lauderdale hit-run death of girl, 15  Sun Sentinel

A motorist who struck and killed a teenage girl in Fort Lauderdale fled the scene, police said. The 15-year-old was struck shortly after 9 p.m. Monday along the ...



School resource officer was elsewhere on campus during shooting, Runcie says  Sun Sentinel

When gunman Nikolas Cruz showed up ready to kill, the lone school resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High was not in the building that housed ...



Driver, passenger killed after car, charter bus crash in Fort Lauderdale  Sun Sentinel

Two people inside a car were killed after their vehicle slammed into a charter bus in Fort Lauderdale that was carrying students returning from a field trip ...



Dillard coach Pinder earns Naismith Hall of Fame honor  Sun Sentinel

The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame has named Dillard coach Marcia Pinder as a 2017 Morgan Wootten Award winner.



Teacher, community leader Gwen Hankerson dies  Sun-Sentinel

As an educator, activist and author, Gwendolyn Hankerson served her community for decades. But on Feb. 13 she succumbed to a long illness and died at her ...



Florida Marines unmarked grave identified, honored after 50 years  St. Augustine Record

Two hundred people, including veterans, showed up to a dedication ceremony for a Florida Marine who was killed in action in 1969.



High-schooler expelled for cursing hires civil rights lawyer with help from Wade family  Miami Herald

American Heritage School basketball player Cyrus Nance, expelled from the school for cursing at a coach, has retained prominent attorney Benjamin Crump ...



Worst schools in Broward Public Schools District  Local 10

WORST 10 ON VIOLENCE: About 45 percent of the school's reports were on fights. It was also among 3 in Broward placing 3rd in the state for having the most ...



On World AIDS Day, Broward residents strive to end stigma of disease  Sun Sentinel

Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale hosts World AIDS Day event to highlight progress and educate on ways to stop the deadly disease.



Dillard girls race past Blanche Ely in fourth quarter  Sun Sentinel

Dillard's Raven White scored a game-high 26 points, grabbed 20 rebounds and the Panthers used a 13-0 run in the fourth quarter to defeat Blanche Ely 65-52, ...



Second man arrested in sex abuse case involving 13-year-old girl  Sun Sentinel

A 13-year-old girl was sexually abused by two men for more than a year, police say. Avo Avard Roker, 32, was arrested Saturday and faces three felony charges ...



Stranahan, King's cheerleading teams impress  Sun Sentinel

FORT LAUDERDALE -- Stranahan High School girls cheerleading coach Sylvia Adams-Johnson was understandably nervous going into Saturday's Region 4 ...



Threats of bombs, violence disrupt classes at six Broward schools  Sun Sentinel

Bomb threats and an unrelated cellphone video rant by a high school student caused disruptions and temporary shutdowns at six Broward County schools ...



Historical Society honors area's female pioneers  Sun Sentinel

Every year, the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society observes Women's History Month with informational programs that extol the contributions of local women.



Why we fight: Students talk about bullying and violence  Sun Sentinel

About 150 Broward students gathered Wednesday to talk about why they fight.



Pride Fort Lauderdale A Resounding Success | Local | News | SFGN Articles  SouthFloridaGayNews.com

By just about any standard of measure, Pride Fort Lauderdale 2019 can be chalked up as a big success. More than 120,000 visitors from the U.S. and beyond ...



Fight among teens leads to stabbing during high school football game, sheriff's office says  Sun Sentinel

A teen was stabbed Friday night at a high school football game in Lauderdale Lakes, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.



Dillard's Jordan Wright: 2017 All-Broward boys basketball Player of the Year  Sun Sentinel

Dillard High went 28-4 enroute to winning its second consecutive state basketball championship. But it was a loss — an 80-52 whipping at the hands of ...



Taravella High lockdown latest in string of gun scares at South Florida schools  Sun Sentinel

A threat of a gun at J.P. Tarvella High School in Coral Springs brought police from two agencies to search the campus. Students were evacuated to meet their ...



Local boxer Antonio 'Bang' Williams set to make his pro debut  Sun Sentinel

Antonio "Bang" Williams, a Dillard High Scholl senior who is a two-time Florida Golden Gloves and national champion, makes his pro boxing debut Thursday in ...



Ex-NFL star Isaac Bruce to honor alma mater, Dillard  Sun Sentinel

Former NFL great Isaac Bruce will present Dillard High with a commemorative Golden Football on Nov. 6 as part of the NFL's celebration of the Super Bowl's ...



Gibbons cheerleaders back on the big stage after a down year  Sun Sentinel

After being unable to field a competitive cheer squad last season, Cardinal Gibbons Catholic High School reached back into its past to rebuild the program and ...



Week 5 predictions: Broward high school football  Sun Sentinel

Games like St. Thomas Aquinas-Hallandale and Bolles-Deerfield Beach may get the headlines this week, but two critical games, Flanagan at Western and ...



Fort Lauderdale's downtown celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day  Sun Sentinel

Fort Lauderdale's Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration stepped off in downtown today. The parade began on Sistrunk Boulevard in the city's historically black ...



Veteran Arkansas coach named top high school girls basketball coach in America  KATV

Guy-Perkins High School'sJohn Hutchcraft has been named the 2018 winner of the Morgan Wootten Award, honoring the top high school girls basketball coach ...



SUNSHINE, FUN TIMES, TASTY TREATS  Florida Courier

BY LISA ROGERS-CHERRY FLORIDA COURIER. It was another exciting year in Miami Gardens with lots of popular acts in the Jazz in the Gardens (JITG) ...



BCAA track and field: Hallandale girls edge St. Thomas in final event, Raiders win boys title  Sun Sentinel

The Hallandale girls, trailing by one point in the team standings going into Friday night's final event at the BCAA track and field championships at Dillard, ...



West Boca High wind ensemble to perform at national band festival  Sun Sentinel

The Vanguard pep band marched in the London New Year's Day parade last year, and now the student musicians at West Boca High School have snared ...



Broward's longest serving educator says goodbye, for now  Sun Sentinel

Broward County teacher retires after 60 years in the district.



Aspiring rapper killed, two other teens critical after I-95 crash  Sun Sentinel

One teenager was killed and two others were in critical condition following a single car crash on Interstate 95 in Pompano Beach.



Arrested teen who helped Fort Lauderdale cop hopes to turn life around  Sun Sentinel

A day after his heroics in helping save the life of a stricken police officer made national news, a Fort Lauderdale teen in trouble with the law for most of his life ...



Former Dillard, UM standout Leonard Myers dead at 38  Sun Sentinel

Former Hurricanes and Dillard High cornerback Leonard Myers has died at age 38.



George Caldwell, whose company helped build Fort Lauderdale, died at age 81  Sun-Sentinel

George Caldwell, a former state legislator who ran a construction company responsible for South Florida landmarks including Calder Race Course and the ...



Destiny Frazier, Dillard push past pesky South Shore in DICK'S girls semifinal  USA TODAY High School Sports

MIDDLE VILLAGE, N.Y. — It was close for a lot longer than it should have been. Facing off against a team that didn't capture a state title, and entered as the ...



Dooling, Crocketts recall formative years at Broward Hall induction  Sun Sentinel

The skills Keyon Dooling learned in Fort Lauderdale would eventually help make him a first-round NBA draft choice — and, on Tuesday night, one of eight ...



Rome Saladino Brings FEELIN' GOOD - A SALUTE TO MICHAEL BUBLE To Aventura And Boca Raton In December  Broadway World

Multi-talented singer/dancer/actor/choreographer Rome Saladino will celebrate the stylings of Grammy and Juno Award-winner Michael Buble in Feelin' Good ...



February 2018 community events calendar  WPLG Local 10

Welcome to your community calendar. It's your one-stop shop to finding out about events taking place around your community. We have everything to help you ...



Dayonte Resiles: How a smart young man turned to a life of crime  Sun Sentinel

Before he pulled off his spectacular escape from a Broward County courtroom, murder suspect Dayonte Resiles spent his days in jail reading "The 48 Laws of ...



Boyd Anderson earns district win over Dillard  Sun Sentinel

Boyd Anderson capitalized on numerous Dillard first half miscues to defeat the Panthers 26-6 in a District 15-6A game at Dillard High on Thursday.



$75K bond sent for man accused in hit-run that killed Fort Lauderdale teen  Sun Sentinel

Bond was set at $75,000 Friday for the man accused in the hit-and-run crash that killed a Dillard High sophomore as she walked home from a convenience store ...



The Kennedy Center Announces Arts Across America  Broadway World

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces Arts Across America, a campaign that leverages the resources of the nation's cultural center to ...



Fort Lauderdale honors black contributions in centennial celebrations  Sun-Sentinel

Activists have long argued that the role of black residents was underrepresented in city history.



For Ely, repeat BCAA Big 8 title run may mean facing dominant Dillard  Sun Sentinel

The schedule for the BCAA Big 8 boys basketball championship is set, with a potential clash between district rivals Dillard and Blanche Ely in the championship ...



Palm Beach County schools hit a high note in the arts  Sun Sentinel

First ladies visit Bak Middle School while the chorus of S.D. Spady Elementary in Delray perform in Carnegie Hall.



The Women of South Florida: The Good, the Bad, and Miss Piggy  Sun Sentinel

They say that behind every successful man is a strong, independent, inspirational woman. That was certainly the case in South Florida over the past century.



The Point, April 10, 2019: Alachua County Commissioners Begin To Take Action On Dog Attacks, I-75 Crashes  WUFT

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m.. The top stories near you. • With the rise of dog attacks in Alachua County, county ...



News headlines by Google News for Dillard High School Fort Lauderdale FL

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Dillard . This site has been created to offer a place for DHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Dillard High Fort Lauderdale, FL alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.