All posts tagged "ocoee"

  • Abigail Sprinkle is CFCA’s 2015 valedictorian.
    GALLERY: Central Florida Christian Academy Graduation

    Central Florida Christian Academy celebrated its Class of 2015 with a faith-filled Commencement Ceremony May 21 at CFCA. The 20 members of the Class of 2015 each received their diplomas, and the school honored valedictorian Abigail Sprinkle...

    • Posted May 22, 2015
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    Thornebrooke wins Solar Bears contest

    Thornebrooke Elementary School students and staff received a trophy and an ad in West Orange Times & Observer after winning our Orlando Solar Bears contest. The students enjoyed meeting Solar Bears mascot Shades and snapping photos with Principal...

    • Posted May 22, 2015
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    GALLERY: Ocoee shows sign of improvement in 14-7 spring game loss to University

    OCOEE — With 1:06 to play in their spring football game, the Ocoee Knights’ defense got a stop on fourth down to give the offense back the ball, down 14-7. The Knights would drive from the 15-yard...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    GALLERY: Ocoee High seniors walk out

    Ocoee High School seniors took their final walk off the campus Thursday afternoon, armed with spray string, shaving cream and water balloons. They spent their last day of high school watching movies, putting their hand prints on...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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  • U.S. Army Pvt. George R. Tamsitt was added recently to Winter Garden’s war memorial.
    Winter Garden adds new name to war memorial ahead of Memorial Day celebration

    It has long been thought that only one resident of Winter Garden, Hugh T. Gregory, was killed serving his country in World War I. But nearly a century after that war — and 22 years after a...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    Tildenville Elementary to stage “The King and I”

    IF YOU GO WHAT: “The King and I” WHERE: Tildenville Elementary School, 1221 Brick Road, Winter Garden WHEN: 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 26 COST: Free admission ATTIRE: Audience members are asked to dress as if they are...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    Ocoee band selected as Florida rep in National Memorial Day Parade

    OCOEE — During the National Memorial Day Parade, which begins at 2 p.m. May 25, in Washington, D.C., there will be only one band from Florida, and only one band’s trumpeters from the entire country will play...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    05.21.15 Winner: Lianne Graham

    Lianne Graham, of Winter Garden, submitted this photo of these beautiful horses. The West Orange Times & Observer is hosting this weekly contest, and winners will have their photograph featured and receive a $20 prize. To enter,...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    TIPS FROM THE PROS: An Introduction to Flower Photography

    Flower photography offers an endless array of color, shape and textures to explore and is an ideal way to learn composition, lighting and the capabilities of your camera and lenses. It also allows you to slow down,...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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    No garbage collection Monday

    Orange County Utilities will not collect garbage or recycling Monday, May 25, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Customers with garbage collection on Monday will receive garbage service the following Thursday. Customers with recycling collection on...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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