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Teach-In program brings Hazardous Device Team to Howard Middle


S.T.E.M. students at Howard Middle School saw robots, drones and protective bomb suits this morning in a demonstration by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) Hazardous Device Team. Deputies demonstrated the tools they used in the field when responding to bomb threats. Eric Yuhasz, a S.T.E.M. teacher at Howard, said the goal of the demonstration was to show students how […]

The Christ School Celebrates Service


The Christ School, an independent, Christ-centered K – 8 school located in Downtown Orlando, celebrates serving our community at its annual event, One Great Day of Service. One Great Day of Service will take place on Oct. 25. A meaningful tradition at the Christ School since the event was first implemented in 2001, One Great Day of Service is a […]

Class of 2020 excels in the National Merit Scholarship Competition


Congratulations to each of the 21 students who qualified for the National Merit Scholarship Competition based on their October 2018 PSAT results. Those 21 students represented the top 50,000 scorers out of 1.6 million students nationwide. Of those 21, the eight students below are 2020 National Merit semifinalists. There are approximately 16,000 semifinalists nationwide, and they are considered the top 1% of […]

Hillcrest Elementary School Fun Run


Hillcrest Elementary School hosted a Fun Run to raise money for a sunshade to cover their playground. Thanks to donations from students’ families, friends and the local community, the children will now be protected from the Florida sun during recess. The legacy of Hillcrest Elementary, an OCPS foreign–language magnet program, dates back to the year 1923 when it first opened […]


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