UCF, Valencia College and city officials updated the community on Downtown Orlando’s latest developments and projects June 27 in a late-afternoon event hosted by the Creative Village of Downtown Orlando. The development of the UCF and Valencia downtown campuses and their economic, social and physical effects of the layout of Downtown Orlando were discussed amongst a full crowd of listeners […]
The 2019 Health Science Summer Academy is set to kick off at the Orange County Public Schools’ Academic Center for Excellence. This free event was put together by OCPS in collaboration with Mentoring in Medicine, Inc., and will be held Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., starting on July 8 and ending on Aug. 1. Participants will […]
Lake Highland Preparatory School kicked off its Highlander Summer Camp programs on June 10 and will end on July 26. With over 60 weekly camps and programs to choose from, children ages 4 through 17 can enjoy and improve on their skills in areas like academics, arts and crafts and sports. The programs will take place at the school’s main […]
Eighth-grade student Sophie Schaked of Lake Highland Preparatory School won first place in Florida at National History Day. National History Day is a statewide, annual event that takes place in all 50 states. Students in grades 6 to 12 research and discuss a topic picked specifically by the National History Day fund. Students use primary and secondary sources to research […]
Tanner Hurley, a 10th-grader at Edgewater High School, is the No. 1-ranked Pokémon player in the world for the second year in a row. Five summers ago, Hurley, along with the help of his family, turned his love for the famous Japanese card game into a summer camp to teach others how to hone their skills and catch them all. […]
A choir of students ranging from second to fifth grade sang the National Anthem before an Orlando Solar Bears hockey game at the Amway Center where the Solar Bears defeated the Atlanta Gladiators 3-1 on April 11. Hillcrest students earned second place in the regional Battle of the Books, and the winning team will be heading to the finals. According […]
District champs Congratulations to the EHS Boys Track & Field team for winning the District 6 championship. Rotary student of the month Seaira Sevison was named named EHS Rotary Student of the Month for College Park. Faculty practices yoga EHS faculty and staff have the opportunity to participate in yoga on campus each week. We’ve been fortunate to have Melissa […]
Two of Orlando Gifted Academy’s Odyssey of the Mind teams represented the school at the state competition. The third-grade team will head to the World Finals competition.
Ten digital-art students placed at the county level for video packages in the Orange County Student Media Festival. This is the school’s most wins in a single year, and all five videos will be going on to regionals.