Lake Highland Preparatory School

Lake Highland’s Math Counts team competed over their winter break and came in second place overall. One student came in second place individually at the chapter competition. The school was the top-finishing private school in the region and they are now advancing to state competition. Lake Highland Prep’s boys varsity soccer team celebrated a historic state championship win on February […]

Howard Middle School

Howard Middle School sent 35 students to the 2019 OCPS All County Guitar Festival, where they received high praise from the clinician after their performance. The dance troupe had a theatre masterclass with the Universal Studios STARS performance program. They learned about musical theater history and learned the choreography from the “Grinchmas” show. Twenty chorus students received 12 superior ratings […]

ACE – Academic Center for Excellence

First-grade students went on a field trip on Jan. 31 to a horse barn. This trip was to help promote literacy and meet horses from books they have read. The Rotary Club of Orlando and the Orange County Sheriff ’s Department helped make the trip happen for the children. The students received two books: “Little Black, A Pony” and “Little […]

The Christ School

Students from The Christ School returned home on Feb. 8 from a mission trip to the Dominican Republic. The eighth graders helped construct a sidewalk and build a home and helped members of the Cielo community.

Edgewater High School

The school aimed to provide 5,000 meals to those in need at their annual “Peanut Butter & Jelly Jam” event. They asked for 200 jars of peanut butter, 200 jars of grape jelly and 5,000 zip-close bags. Students helped out during their sixth period. Edgewater High School is seeking mentors for students to help lead them throughout their education and […]

Orlando Gifted Academy.

Music Teacher Mr. Lovelette and the OGA Harmonious Owls at the OCPS All County Elementary Music Concert.

Academic Center for Excellence School

A wonderful surprise was given to Principal Wendy Ivory when she heard the news that The Children’s Home Society received a $200,000 grant through the Bank of America Neighborhood Builder Award for Community Partnership Schools. OCPS Academic Center for Excellence, A Community Partnership School, decided to use the funds to launch Homework Café. Homework Café is a monthly event that […]

Howard Middle School

Four students represented Howard Middle School in the 2019 Florida Music Education Association’s All-State Ensemble in Tampa. The students were selected as best musicians among other musicians in the state. They performed on Jan. 12 alongside other students for middle school treble chorus and middle school concert chorus. The Howard Dance Troupe participated with the Pilobolus at Play residency at […]

Lake Highland Prep students impact lives by upgrading toy cars

Students from the robotics program at Lake Highland Preparatory School cheered on toddlers who were testing out their new toy vehicles, but these were not your average Fisher-Price cars. Over 90 students and volunteers spent Saturday morning modifying the cars to cater them to the five children with disabilities who would receive them. The cars had push-to-go buttons placed on […]

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