McArthur High School Breaks Ground on New STEM Classroom Building

On Tuesday, April 30, McArthur High School commemorated a significant milestone with a groundbreaking ceremony for its new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) classroom building. The event brought together educators, community leaders, and stakeholders. Superintendent Dr. Howard Hepburn, School Board Member Daniel Foganholi, and Broward County School Board Member Debra Hixon were among the distinguished guests in attendance.
The new STEM building will feature state-of-the-art facilities, including dedicated spaces for Science, Chemistry, Business, Robotics, TV Production, Healthcare, and general classrooms. This addition is part of a comprehensive $17 million renovation initiative at McArthur High School, aimed at providing students with a modern learning environment.
Broward County School Board Member Debra Hixon shared her excitement for the project, stating, “As we break ground on this new building, we are investing in the future of our students and our community. I’m excited to witness the positive impact this new STEM building will have on the entire school community for generations to come.”
Superintendent Dr. Howard Hepburn remarked on the significance of STEM education, saying, “We know STEM is affecting all of our lives … so our students will be able to leverage those opportunities here as they continue to innovate, not just [in] the [schools] of Broward County but also beyond.”
The groundbreaking ceremony marks an important step forward for McArthur High School, underscoring its dedication to advancing educational opportunities. As construction progresses, the new STEM classroom building promises enhanced learning experiences for students and a stronger foundation for the community.