All posts tagged "west orange times & observer"

  • Windy Ridge
    Windy Ridge welcomes royalty for annual book fair

    Windy Ridge School’s king and queen of the book fair invited all students and staff to come shop. This year’s king is Clement Ellis, and the queen is Media Specialist Cari Dee.

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • SCHOOLS
    Lakeview hosts language meeting

    Lakeview Middle School hosted recently the annual informational meeting for parents to meet teachers from the Spanish component of Dual Language Program. Details provided included ways parents can be involved, the progression of the program, and future...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • SCHOOLS
    Local students named NMS semifinalists

    Nine West Orange County high school students have been named among the estimated 16,000 semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • SCHOOLS
    Ocoee, West Orange classes plan fall reunions

    Ocoee High Class of 1964 The Ocoee High School Class of 1964 will hold its “Golden Reunion” Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Tom Ison Center, 1701 Adair St., Ocoee. The cost is $25. Social hour begins at 5:30...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • Whispering Oak
    Whispering Oak student breaks bread with Gov. Rick Scott

    Whispering Oak Elementary School student Nicolas Hernandez recently enjoyed breakfast with Gov. Rick Scott at First Watch in Winter Garden. Scott asked Nic to share his drawing he was doing, said he was very smart and invited...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • SCHOOLS
    Dr. Phillips alum finishes basic training

    Air Force Airman Thomas Fundora graduated recently from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Fundora completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values,...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • SCHOOLS
    Endowment honors Coach Fred Pennington

    Before this area had grown large enough for four public high schools, there was Lakeview High School, and it served all of West Orange County until 1976. The nearest high school was Evans to the east. Many...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • SCHOOLS
    Culture Keepers presents scholarships

    Two students have received scholarships from West Orange County Culture Keepers Inc.  The awards were presented at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, in Winter Garden, whose congregation actively supports youth excelling in their educational pursuits. Demaurius J. McMillian,...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • OPINION
    West Orange teacher offers slice of school life

    Editor’s note: 2015 Orange County Teacher of the Year, West Orange High School language-arts teacher Kristen Iannuzzi, will be blogging her year-long journey and sharing stories about the employees who work for Orange County Public Schools. We...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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  • FAITH People of Faith Lunch-JUMBO
    Faith church members complete service weekend

    Members of Faith Lutheran Church participated in an Evangelical Lutheran Church in America churchwide service weekend, titled, “God’s Work — Our Hands,” Sept. 6 to 7. People of Faith volunteers prepared and served food at the West...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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