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Mondays with Maria Banner
Dr. Vazquez's First 100-Days Summary
March27,2023
Superintendent Maria Vazquez talks about future plans for OCPS after hosting 44 ...
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University High School creates unique beat
March24,2023
University High School’s band features a unique steel drum ensemble. ...
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Alex Rodriguez teaches English language to students
OCPS’ SPOY: Alex Rodriguez
March22,2023
Vista Pointe’s Alex Rodriguez was named OCPS’ Support Person of the Year. Find o ...
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Francisco Cardoza connects with his students
OCPS' Teacher of the Year: Francisco Cardoza
March21,2023
This Village Park Elementary magic maker captured the attention of his students ...
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Mondays with Maria Banner
The importance of the last 9 weeks
March20,2023
Dr. Vazquez stresses the importance of the last 9 weeks of school ...
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OCPS High School students learn more about careers in STEM
Sparking interest in STEM
March10,2023
Nearly 130 students from Edgewater, Evans and Dr. Phillips attended STEM Spark 2 ...
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Jedi Scientist head to national competition
March09,2023
Dream Lake Elementary's Jedi Scientists will represent Central Florida in the SE ...
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Curriculum and Digital Learning leaders recently wrapped up their HERO teacher recognitions to show appreciation for teachers and all that they do on their campuses
Not all heroes wear capes
March08,2023
Curriculum and Digital Learning leaders recently wrapped up their HERO teacher r ...
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Fifth grade students at Tildenville elementary build roads from the bottom up, using “Chocolate Asphalt"
Paving the way for future engineers
March07,2023
Florida’s Turnpike engineers visited Tildenville Elementary School to teach 5th ...
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Mondays with Maria Banner
OCPS and Orange County Library share similar goals
March06,2023
OCPS and the Orange County Library share very similar goals when it comes to hel ...
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Mrs. Howat's kindergarten class watches with excitement as the eggs turn green
Cooking a book to life
March03,2023
Mrs. Howat’s kindergarten class joined several OCPS schools in celebrating Read ...
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MAO Outlets help provide clothing and confidence
March02,2023
The MAO Outlets provide a way for OCPS students and staff to buy, borrow, or tra ...
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Wekiva High School social worker, Taylor McGowan's office is filled with positive quotes
Social workers provide safe space for students
March01,2023
OCPS social workers are a vital part of the students’ success. This story highli ...
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Celebrating Black History Month
February28,2023
Ms. Phillip Malahoo’s 3rd grade class learned about significant Black figures in ...
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Adrian Arias poses with Governor Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis
South Creek MS student wins essay contest • by Stephanie Insanalli
February24,2023
Adrian Arias had an excused absence from school to visit the Governor's Mansion ...
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Cypress Creek school counselor guides student during scheduling process
School counselors wear many hats
February22,2023
OCPS school counselors are a vital part of the students’ success. This story hig ...
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The Ukuladies learn how to play the ukulele
Creating happiness with every strum
February21,2023
A group of VIP students from Sunridge Middle School come together twice a week t ...
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Dr. Vazquez discusses immunizations
February20,2023
Dr. Vazquez discusses immunizations and health screenings with Dr. Robert Karch, ...
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Gotha Middle School students create positive chalk art messages throughout the campus
Spreading the smile
February17,2023
Students at Gotha Middle School made chalk art, wrote gratitude cards for staff ...
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Students from France tour Boone High School
Boone students meet pen pals from France
February15,2023
After three months of communicating back and forth, Boone high school students m ...
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USA Pickleball teaches OCPS physical education teachers about pickleball
Learning more lifetime activities
February14,2023
USTA and USA Pickleball provided training to several OCPS physical education tea ...
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Mondays with Maria Banner
Dr. Vazquez reflects back on her first 100 days
February13,2023
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Slice of inclusion
February10,2023
The second annual School Spirit Run powered by Delta Dental was a huge success. ...
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Superintendent discusses student discipline
February09,2023
Nancy Alvarez talks with Dr. Vazquez about an important topic that emerged from ...
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Launch Boxes aid new teachers' supply needs
February08,2023
A Gift for Teaching unveils “Launch Boxes,”to provide 500 OCPS first-year teache ...
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Making meaningful connections
February07,2023
Cruz Diaz, an assistant principal at Rosemont Elementary, plays football with st ...
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Emergency resources available for student athletes
February06,2023
Superintendent Vazquez discusses with Jamie Holmes the medical resources that ar ...
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Topics include school choice, missing assignments
February04,2023
Check out this week's Parent Tech Tips to best support your student. ...
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Students from Lockhart MS CASE Magnet test cars they designed and built
Magnet programs offer unique experience
February03,2023
Dr. Kimberly Marlow, OCPS Magnet Program Director, discusses the importance of M ...
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Orange Center celebrates robotics success
February02,2023
Young but mighty! The Orange Center ES robotics team recently participated in a ...
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Two Black Diamond stingrays get adjusted to their new home at Audubon Park School
Meet Audubon Park School's newest family members
February01,2023
Two Black Diamond stingrays become the newest members of the Audubon Park School ...
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Principal simulates graduation for dying mom
January31,2023
It may not be graduation season just yet, but one family found out the lengths O ...
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Now accepting applications for magnet programs
January30,2023
Jamie Holmes and Superintendent Maria Vazquez discuss the nearly 50 magnet progr ...
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Local news features educators, students
January27,2023
Check out what's been in the local news recently. ...
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From Orange County to the Big Apple
January27,2023
An NYC Director produces a Lake Nona student’s play ...
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Step into a day in the life of an athletic trainer
January26,2023
You might not always see them but they are teaching, taping, training, and takin ...
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Kicking up learning
January25,2023
Premier League, EVERFI K-12 and OCPS teamed up to get students moving. Learn how ...
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Trauma experts teach students life saving skills
January24,2023
Boone HS students “scrubbed in” with trauma experts to learn life saving skills. ...
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School safety paramount for OCPS' Superintendent
January23,2023
Superintendent Maria Vazquez discusses safety and security protocols at athletic ...
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Trendy project has much more than micro impact
January20,2023
Over 1,500 Trend Micro employees helped beautify OCPS schools. Watch to learn ho ...
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Cooking up some friendly competition
January19,2023
More than 170 students representing 10 OCPS high schools and the OTC South Campu ...
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Celebration worthy of a perfect 10
January18,2023
Community leaders came together to celebrate The HUB at Evans High School's deca ...
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Dismissal process pleases parents
January17,2023
Castle Creek Elementary has a great example of an efficient process that has saf ...
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Cooking up opportunities
January12,2023
Cooking up opportunity. Students in Wekiva High School’s Culinary Arts Magnet re ...
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Ready. Set. Register!
January11,2023
The second annual School Spirit Run is right around the corner. Vista Lakes Elem ...
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Supt. Vazquez discusses bathroom practice
January10,2023
*OCPS Exclusive* Superintendent Maria Vazquez discusses the letter families rece ...
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Superintendent host Town Hall meetings
January09,2023
Superintendent Maria Vazquez discusses her plans on hosting more than 40 town ha ...
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What's News (Jan. 6, 2023)
January06,2023
Check out what's been in the news lately . . . ...
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Gifted students conduct mock trial
January06,2023
Several OCPS 5th grade gifted programs held mock trial to get a hands-on underst ...
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Nemours sponsors book fair
January05,2023
Nemours Children’s Hospital and Scholastic Book Fairs teamed up to provide free ...
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Palm Lake Kids Who Care Club
January04,2023
Palm Lake Elementary’s Kids Who Care Club is helping the school’s Kindness Matte ...
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AGFT free student shopping spree celebration
December16,2022
Three OCPS students were recognized with a free shopping spree celebration at A ...
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Rosemont Elementary 25 year time capsule reveal
December15,2022
Rosemont Elementary revealed a time capsule that was put into the side of the sc ...
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Wekiva High School Holiday Cookie Fundraiser
December14,2022
Students at Wekiva High School’s Culinary Arts Magnet Academy were hard at worki ...
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Protocols for emergencies on campuses
December13,2022
The Director of Safety and Emergency Management tells us why accurate updates fr ...
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Students learn about snow in Florida
December12,2022
OCPS Academic Center for Excellence's first-grade students participated in a hol ...
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Parent Tech Tips (Dec. 10, 2022)
December10,2022
Is your child missing assignments? ...
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Transportation Job Fair Promo and Evelyn Bell
December09,2022
Evelyn Bell truly enjoys her job with OCPS transportation. ...
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Blankner school’s “Living Lab”
December08,2022
Blankner school’s “Living Lab” helps teachers bring their lessons to life while ...
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Super STEM Saturday 2022
December07,2022
More than 500 students across OCPS came together to compete in Super STEM Saturd ...
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OCPS Standard Response Protocols
December06,2022
Since 2015, Orange County Public Schools has had a set of Standard Response Prot ...
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Combating behavior issues in the classroom
December05,2022
Superintendent Maria Vazquez addresses concerns on disrespect, fighting and bull ...
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What's News (Dec. 2, 2022)
December02,2022
Check out what's been in the news . . . ...
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Students get ready for Super STEM Saturday
December02,2022
The Citrus Elementary STEAM team is putting the final touches on their Super STE ...
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The Orlando Magic help celebrate reading
December01,2022
Thousands of students filled the seats at Amway Center, not for a basketball gam ...
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The Orlando Magic partners with The Foundation
November30,2022
Since 2018, the Orlando Magic has celebrated the reading achievements of fifth g ...
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Angel Tree Project supports students in need
November21,2022
Superintendent Maria Vazquez reflects on what she is grateful for during Thanksg ...
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Parent Tech Tips (Nov. 19, 2022)
November19,2022
Progress reports posted ...
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Arbor Ridge School wins green school award
November18,2022
Of 38 schools across the district, these students showed how their passion for t ...
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Magnet school opportunities
November17,2022
Local elementary school students had the opportunity to experience firsthand the ...
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Superintendent speaks to community
Superintendent Town Hall meetings
November15,2022
Dr. Vazquez is looking forward to meeting you at one of 44 Town Hall meetings be ...
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Storm-Preparedness Plan keeps students safe
November14,2022
Superintendent Maria Vazquez explains the district’s decision-making process whe ...
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What's News (Nov. 12, 2022)
November12,2022
Check out what's been in the news lately ...
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OCPS’ teacher perks help with easing shortage
November07,2022
Superintendent Maria Vazquez responds to questions on the teacher shortage throu ...
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Parent Tech Tips (Nov. 5, 2022)
November05,2022
Helping your child with homework ...
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OCPS Kids' Closet
November03,2022
Learn how OCPS helps students in need to help break down barriers at school. ...
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Sustainability 2030
November02,2022
OCPS works to inspire action among students and staff to improve the environment ...
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Purposeful ideas to engage your family
November01,2022
Celebrate Family Engagement month with these ideas ...
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Early Learning Programs lead students to success
October31,2022
Dr. Scott Fritz, Chief Executive Officer of the Early Learning Coalition, answer ...
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What's News (Oct. 29, 2022)
October29,2022
Check out what's been in the news lately . . . ...
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OCPS students interview a Supreme Court Justice
October28,2022
A once in a lifetime opportunity for a group of Orange County Public Schools stu ...
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In person dedication brings joy • by Lauren Roth
October27,2022
After three years of virtual dedications, attendees enjoyed being at the venue. ...
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Need to Know: Paying for College
October27,2022
There is money out there to help you pay for college. Nancy Alvarez found out wh ...
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What is the Foundation for OCPS
October26,2022
How the Foundation for OCPS supports the students and staff in Orange County Pub ...
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Urban Teacher Pipeline Project earns national recognition
October25,2022
District and UCF awarded for their innovative collaboration. ...
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OCPS takes part in a national discussion
October25,2022
School Board Chair Teresa Jacobs and an Evans High School student take part in a ...
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Innovative Academic Programs for all students
October24,2022
Jamie Holmes, Nancy Alvarez and Superintendent Maria Vazquez discuss plans for r ...
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Level Up to Learning
October21,2022
Schools participate in annual Rock Your School ...
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OCPS needs volunteers
October21,2022
How to volunteer in OCPS and what that means for a child. ...
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New school bus tracking technology coming soon
October20,2022
In tonight's "Need to Know," Nancy Alvarez and Jamie Holmes talk about the abili ...
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What is a Zen Den?
October19,2022
Nancy Alvarez visits Village Park Elementary where they have a Zen Den. ...
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How to standout on your college application
October18,2022
It is that time of year, college applications deadlines are coming up but here i ...
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Meet OCPS’ new Deputy Superintendent
October17,2022
Superintendent Maria Vazquez speaks with Dr. Michael Armbruster on his new leade ...
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Need to Know: Take Me to the Show
October14,2022
Senior Director Scott Evans describes the intense but rewarding training that st ...
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Maneuvering the College Application process
October12,2022
How OCPS can help in the college application process ...
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Foundation for OCPS - How to help and get help
October11,2022
How the Foundation for OCPS is helping to give assistance after Hurricane Ian an ...
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Hurricane Ian brings two schools together
October10,2022
If you would like to help with Hurricane Ian relief efforts text the word OCPSIA ...
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After Ian: Two Rivers, One Family
October07,2022
Riverdale Elementary families tour East River High School to see the classrooms ...
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Overture Players Only
October05,2022
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and Orlando Ballet performances return ...
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Impacts of Hurricane Ian on Riverdale Elementary
October03,2022
Dr. Vazquez assesses the impact of Hurricane Ian on Riverdale Elementary and how ...
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Grab 'n' go • by Alexis Ramos
September27,2022
Hopeful shoppers filled their bags with educational materials. ...
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How OCPS makes decisions to close schools
September27,2022
OCPS Chief Communications Officer Scott Howat talks to Superintendent Maria Vazq ...
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Feedback opportunity for staff and parents
September26,2022
Nancy Alvarez, Jamie Holmes and Superintendent Maria Vazquez introduce ThoughtEx ...
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Five letters make large impact
September23,2022
Schools participate in "Start with Hello" week. ...
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Graduate sees a bright future
September23,2022
Nancy Alvarez introduces us to an OCPS graduate who found success and support at ...
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Need to Know: Today’s high tech school buses
September23,2022
School buses on the roads today look much different than what we saw even ten ye ...
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West Orange High premieres “The Prom”
September22,2022
West Orange High School has done it again, a first in the nation performance at ...
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Need to Know: Come work with us
September20,2022
There are a lot of jobs that you may not know exist within OCPS, including this ...
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OCPS prioritizes the health and safety of students
September19,2022
Superintendent Maria Vazquez discusses Monkeypox, social media threats and progr ...
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Former student educates teachers
September15,2022
There are so many student success stories that come out of OCPS but when one hap ...
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Ocoee HS adds PAWSitive program
September13,2022
Adding to its already successful agriculture program, the school now hosts doggi ...
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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
September12,2022
Jamie Holmes and Nancy Alvarez talk to Superintendent Maria Vazquez about Hispan ...
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Need to Know
Parent's Guide to Progress Reports
September07,2022
Nancy Alvarez found out how to use Skyward and Canvas. ...
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Parent's Guide to Skyward
September07,2022
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Parent's Guide to Canvas
September07,2022
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Test your Bobby Fischer moves • by Nancy Golden
September07,2022
Play 100 games to test your skills and possibly win prizes ...
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Need to Know
OCPS and Mental Health First Aid
September06,2022
Watching out for children is everyone’s responsibility in OCPS. Nancy Alvarez sh ...
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Need to Know
Dr. Maria Vazquez's First Day as Superintendent
September02,2022
Be sure to follow OCPS on our social media channels for Mondays with Maria. ...
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Need to Know
Food and Nutrition Dietary Needs in Schools
August30,2022
If your child has special dietary restrictions here is what you need to know whe ...
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Meet New Superintendent Dr. Maria Vazquez - Part 2
August29,2022
Nancy Alvarez and Jamie Holmes find out what OCPS will look like under the leade ...
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Need to Know
Deadline Nears for Free/Reduced Meal Apps
August26,2022
Jamie Holmes speaks with the Senior Director of Food and Nutrition Services who ...
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Dancers embody beauty and strength
August26,2022
Dance students attended a performance by the National Ballet of Ukraine in the S ...
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Need to Know
Implementation of Alyssa's Alert in OCPS
August25,2022
OCPS District Police Chief Bryan Holmes and Orange County Sheriff John Mina talk ...
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How OCPS Provides Wellness Support for Students
August24,2022
Nancy Alvarez and Jamie Holmes bring you detailed information on how OCPS is pro ...
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Need to Know
Food and Nutrition Services is Hiring
August23,2022
Mark Watson, Senior Director of Food and Nutrition Services talks about all the ...
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Need to Know
Meet New Superintendent Dr. Maria Vazquez - Part 1
August22,2022
Nancy Alvarez and Jamie Holmes sit down with the incoming Superintendent to get ...
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Called to duty • by Nathan Hay
August19,2022
Baldwin Park Elementary's fifth grade safety patrols sworn in for duty. ...
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Not your normal GEICO commercial • by Danny Garner
August12,2022
Kyra Bandy, from Colonial HS, is a national finalists in the FFA Small Animal Pr ...
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Superintendent Designate visits 7 schools
August11,2022
Dr. Maria Vazquez began the first day of school at Edgewater HS. ...
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Quick-thinking heroes save co-worker's life • by Sandra Carr
August10,2022
A heroic team sprang into action after a co-worker suffered a heart attack and c ...
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PLC extravaganza
August03,2022
New year, renewed focus ...
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Super heroic classroom makeover 🎦
July26,2022
Christine Taylor won a classroom makeover. See the reveal. ...
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Girls get in the game
July25,2022
Eight OCPS high school girls participated in EA STEAM summer camp. ...
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OCPS opens 5 new schools August 2022 • by Lauren Roth
July21,2022
New schools add student capacity in growing areas, including Horizon West, Apopk ...
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District conducts Preparedness Days
July14,2022
The Safety and Emergency Management Team conducted a two-day training on emergen ...
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Board selects Dr. Vazquez as next superintendent
June28,2022
Dr. Maria Vazquez will be the first Hispanic superintendent in OCPS. ...
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FFA students, programs earn state honors • by Danny Garner
June20,2022
Students and teachers attended statewide conference. ...
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University HS nominated for architectural award • by Lauren Roth
June10,2022
Vote for University HS to earn architectural recognition ...
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Hand up provides educational opportunities
May25,2022
Six Edgewater High School graduates received post-secondary education scholarshi ...
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Players seek royalty status
May18,2022
Close to 450 students competed in an in-person chess tournament ...
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Esports championship reaches next level
May02,2022
Lake Nona High School won the district's inaugural High School Smash Bros Distri ...
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Berry awesome activism • by Ashley Sabat
April29,2022
Harrison Lintner lobbied for and received a greatly missed cafeteria menu option ...
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First rate FINish • by Shannon Latimer
April25,2022
Edgewater High School’s Red Fins First Robotics Team competed in the national co ...
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Quick on the draw • by Christy Garton
April22,2022
The Orlando Museum of Art hosted Portfolio Day for Advanced Placement Art Portfo ...
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Filling buckets for a cure • by Cathy Moore
April20,2022
Whispering Oaks students more than doubled their fundraising goal. ...
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Signing event secures top quality practitioners • by Kimberly Wood
April18,2022
OCPS hosted the first UCF TQP Signing Day ...
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Five new schools open in August • by Lauren Roth
April15,2022
Board approves names for the new schools, bringing district to 210 total schools ...
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Taking stock in student success • by Danny Garner
April13,2022
The Orlando-Colonial HS FFA earned the Livestock Evaluation and Selection state ...
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One fish, two fish, big fish achievement • by Danny Garner
April11,2022
FFA students from across Florida competed for state honors in the Aquaculture Ca ...
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Ready to launch
April01,2022
Three students in Wekiva HS' culinary magnet program will compete in NASA HUNCH ...
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Is there a vet in the house? • by Danny Garner
March28,2022
TCHS's FFA Veterinary Science team won the Career Development Event State Champi ...
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Lighting the path for others to follow
March28,2022
Meadow Woods Middle School became the first OCPS school to earn a Lighthouse Sch ...
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Students AICE their exams
March28,2022
For the first time in OCPS’ history, two students scored Top Learner Awards in t ...
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Students blossom with success • by Danny Garner
March22,2022
West Orange High School FFA won the high school Floriculture Career Development ...
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Students upcycle vinyl banners into works of art • by Scott Evans
March07,2022
OCPS celebrates Arts in Our Schools Month ...
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Ag-vocating for agriculture education • by Danny Garner
February28,2022
On Friday, Feb. 25, OCPS students and teachers participated in the first OCPS FF ...
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FNS event celebrates Black History Month • by Julia Hamilton
February25,2022
FNS created a Heritage Museum to celebrate Black History Month ...
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Love is in the air
February10,2022
February is “Love the Bus Month.” ...
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Seeing a sliver of their talent 🎦
February04,2022
More than 100 student competitors brought their A-game to the annual competition ...
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Graduation rate continues above state average
January05,2022
20 high schools earn a graduation rate over 94 percent ...
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Donations de-light first responder students
December08,2021
Orange County Fire Rescue donated key pieces of equipment to East River High Sch ...
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Apopka HS wins Mayor's Cup
November30,2021
Mayor Jerry Demings bestowed the “Mayor’s Cup” trophy to Apopka High School ...
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Golden opportunities
November19,2021
McDonald's selected Lake Nona High School to participate in the Hispanic America ...
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OCPS remembers Chief Facilities Officer
November16,2021
Chief Facilities Officer John Morris died Tuesday, Nov. 2. ...
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'Nichole' wins Best of Show
November15,2021
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They're alive: Bots battle for bragging rights 🎦
October29,2021
Working in teams, students collaborated to build the perfect battle bot. ...
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Read for the Record embraces creativity
October28,2021
Students listened intently as guest readers shared the book, Amy Wu and the Patc ...
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Hospitality students tour downtown venues
October27,2021
Hospitality and Tourism students visited venue sites in downtown Orlando. ...
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Students rocket into space exploration
October22,2021
As part of the annual Rock Your School event, elementary students throughout the ...
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Learning extends beyond the classroom walls
October20,2021
Students had an opportunity to hear from and have hands-on interaction with offi ...
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Picking reading provided MAGICal reward 🎦
October14,2021
The Orlando Magic celebrated 150 students with an exclusive event. ...
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Social Hour promotes inclusivity
September30,2021
In honor of the district’s Start WIth Hello Week Proclamation, Sally Ride Elemen ...
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Getting dirty has healthy benefits
September29,2021
In a partnership with Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, studen ...
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Gre8t to be green
September24,2021
For the eighth consecutive year, the OCPS’ Environmental Compliance and Sustaina ...
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Avalon MS named National Blue Ribbon School
September22,2021
Avalon Middle School is a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School. ...
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Teacher workroom receives surprise makeover 🎦
September17,2021
To celebrate Melissa Hall for going above and beyond for her school community, V ...
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The right ADDition
September10,2021
Eleanor Fisher created and directed the Orange County ADDitions school volunteer ...
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Academy Sports earns A+ 🎦
August20,2021
10 OCPS teachers received a $300 gift card to purchase physical education suppli ...
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Extra special first day
August11,2021
Kicking off the 2021-22 school year, students at Hungerford Elementary walked th ...
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FNS serves close to 2 million meals
August02,2021
Undeterred, Food and Nutrition Services staff worked through the summer heat, ra ...
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Dr. Jenkins serves as CGCS' chair
July06,2021
Superintendent Barbara Jenkins will chair the Council of the Great City Schools’ ...
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Culinary students cook for first responders 🎦
June18,2021
Students prepare BBQ to thank firefighters, police officers and healthcare staff ...
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Competition awards innovation 🎦
June03,2021
These Minority Leadership Scholars are aligned to be tomorrow’s leaders. ...
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Seeing stars
May14,2021
Three eighth grade girls at OCPS Academic Center for Excellence K8 School are be ...
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Seven schools conduct virtual dedications
May13,2021
The pandemic made it impossible to hold new school dedications in the traditiona ...
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Filling bellies is his super power
May07,2021
Andover Elementary School's Food Service Manager is one of four national School ...
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Students earn funds preparing for college
May05,2021
This program is open to all students and, so far this year, it has awarded $34,5 ...
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Random acts promote kindness
May03,2021
Students intentionally committed random acts of kindness throughout the week, Ap ...
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Readers cast ballot for favorite SSYRA book
April26,2021
Students from 62 schools put their social studies learning to practice. ...
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Multilingual Services' ceremony honors excellence 🎦
April22,2021
Multilingual Services continued to celebrate students, teachers and principals a ...
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Roberto Clemente's sons visit RCMS mural
April16,2021
Roberto Clemente Jr. rounded the corner outside Roberto Clemente Middle School a ...
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Buzzworthy
March26,2021
Like with most events this year, Multilingual Services had to rethink the distri ...
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Harmonic celebration
March25,2021
Celebrating Arts in our Schools Month, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra offere ...
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New K-8, middle school start construction
March05,2021
Five new Orange County Public Schools set to open in August 2022. ...
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A good day for a stroll
March03,2021
Students at Hunter’s Creek Elementary School participated in World Read Aloud Da ...
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Taking a walk through Black history
February26,2021
Schools throughout the district celebrated Black History Month through movies, m ...
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Colorful creations celebrate Black History Month
February24,2021
Students throughout the district showcase their artistic talents ...
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Ventura ES extends their impact
February19,2021
Parent and Family Engagement liaisons foster relationships with parents to help ...
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Stroke of perfection
February12,2021
In addition to showcasing their talents on their campuses and district buildings ...
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Schools show crossing guards appreciation
February05,2021
School districts throughout Florida recognize School Crossing Guard Appreciation ...
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The love moves us
February04,2021
Orange County Public Schools received 46 wheelchairs for school use. ...
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OCPS recognizes Severe Weather Awareness Week
February01,2021
This week provides an opportunity for Floridians to learn about the various weat ...
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Program offers pathway to law enforcement
January29,2021
Jones and Lake Nona high schools will offer a Junior Reserve Law Enforcement Pro ...
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Virtual concerts provide holiday entertainment
December21,2020
Since you couldn’t go to them this year, here’s a sampling of streamed shows. En ...
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Students exhibit artistic talent
December16,2020
More than 300 students submitted pieces to the second annual Ninth Circuit Court ...
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Bytes of knowledge
November04,2020
The Curriculum and Digital Learning department hosted the third annual Orange Ed ...
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Art educators earn state recognition
October28,2020
The Florida Arts Education Association recognizes two outstanding educators for ...
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Athletic trainer earns state recognition
October21,2020
Jillian Sutton, Windermere High School, received the Athletic Trainers’ Associat ...
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Orange County considered leader in arts education
October14,2020
Congratulations to Scott Evans and School Board for their well-deserved arts edu ...
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Art in the time of COVID-19
October12,2020
The 20 pieces of art in the “Through their eyes: 2020” exhibit at the RBELC prov ...
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Green teams make impact
October02,2020
OCPS celebrates 14 schools for their green efforts. ...
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Donation encourages healthy lifestyle
September28,2020
To help kick off this year’s Magic Fit 4-week challenge, the Orlando Magic gener ...
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Legend leaves legacy
September25,2020
Dr. Kathleen “Kat” Gordon received a plaque of appreciation from the Orange Coun ...
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PD initiative IMPACTs teachers, earns recognition
September22,2020
With an intense focus on student achievement, the Curriculum and Digital Learnin ...
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Alumnae help young learners get their MaskON
August28,2020
A team of college students created the MaskON Project, wellness kits for Pre-K a ...
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Students return for Face-to-Face instruction
August24,2020
Chair Jacobs and Supt. Jenkins kicked off the first day of face-to-face instruct ...
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Professionalism and kindness define staff attorney
August19,2020
Keshara Cowans, staff attorney, named the OCBA's Lawrence G. Mathews Jr. Young L ...
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Dressed as a superhero, Sally Shah teaches math doubles
OCPS partners with WUCF
August18,2020
WUCF and OCPS teamed up to provide engaging lessons for kindergarten through sec ...
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Meadow Woods earns recognition for engagement
August14,2020
Meadow Woods Elementary School prides itself on providing meaningful activities ...
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ITS has distribution under control
August12,2020
OCPS accelerated its cohort distribution plan ...
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Graduates parade through campuses
June05,2020
Recognizing the unprecedented circumstances, each OCPS high school found ways to ...
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Middle schools celebrate 8th graders
May29,2020
Middle and K-8 schools in the district celebrated students who are heading off t ...
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Schools celebrate 5th graders moving up
May26,2020
Schools across the district came up with creative ways to celebrate their fifth- ...
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Essential staff help families
April28,2020
While schools are closed, front line heroes are serving meals to almost 28,000 s ...
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Virtual display celebrates student artists
April24,2020
Students throughout the district competed in the OUC's annual Water Color Projec ...
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Student projects highlight hands-on learning 🎦
March03,2020
Students in Lockhart Middle School’s CASE magnet program enjoy seeing their scho ...
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Three schools showcase student-centered learning
February21,2020
Frank Brogan, USDOE, toured three OCPS Title 1 schools to celebrate their succes ...
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Middle, high school parents attend Parent Academy
January27,2020
Deciding the best courses to take in middle and high school to prepare for one’s ...
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Hospitality & Culinary Student Competition
January24,2020
Local students shine in our annual Hospitality and Culinary Competition. ...
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Multilingual Services hosts Spanish Spelling Bee
January22,2020
55 students competed in the annual competition. ...
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Students attend ‘Spreading the Dream’
January10,2020
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Freedom High students visit Universal Orlando 🎦
December17,2019
Freedom High students visit Universal Orlando ...
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150th VIP celebration 🎦
December12,2019
Celebrating #OCPS150 with some special guests ...
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U.S. Navy Lt. surprises son at school 🎦
November18,2019
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District celebrates scholars
November14,2019
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Read for the Record entertained students 🎦
November08,2019
Thousands of 4 year olds throughout OCPS participated in the 14th annual Read fo ...
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U.S. Surgeon General inspires students
October23,2019
“Is this how you do the floss?,” the U.S. Surgeon General asked a fidgety female ...
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Profession Learning Department received award for Outstanding Professional Learning Practices
District earns state PD award
October21,2019
The Professional Learning Department received Learning Forward Florida’s 2019 Ou ...
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A CROWNing achievement
October04,2019
Dove invited school administrators and middle school students to the Los Angeles ...
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Colonial HS first in national scholarships
September24,2019
Completing college scholarship applications can be a laborious process. From fil ...
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Lightning Made receive thunderous applause
September11,2019
Students at Andover Elementary School enjoyed their guest teachers. The Tampa Ba ...
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Students win awards in their school FFA program
Students win awards in their school FFA program
August13,2019
With a growing United States population and lack of additional farmland, as well ...
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Superintendent visits students, teachers
August13,2019
To kick off the school year, Dr. Jenkins visited schools throughout the district ...
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Shingle Creek hosts Welcome Back Party
August05,2019
To kick off the school year, Shingle Creek Elementary teamed up with Gatorland, ...
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Johnny Brummit is living his dream
July25,2019
Johnny Brummit was a guest speaker at the Pledge to America’s Workers on July 25 ...
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Human Resources receives prestigious award
June03,2019
Having previously won the Governor’s Sterling Award in 2015, a first for a Flori ...
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Hurricane Preparedness Resources
May29,2019
Hurricane Season begins June 1 ...
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Awards luncheon celebrates visual, performing arts
May22,2019
The 18th annual OCPS and Kessler Grand Bohemian Hotel Scholarship Awards luncheo ...
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Cruisin' down the street on their two wheels 🎦
May09,2019
They were ready to roll. Strapping on their helmets, students across the nation ...
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Ceremony honors bilingual literacy 🎦
May03,2019
Each year the Multilingual and Corrective Programs hosts the Seal of Biliteracy ...
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12 schools earn ‘green’ rewards 🎦
May01,2019
What do old clothing, a butterfly memorial garden and paper recycling have in co ...
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Cultural immersion photo examples
April29,2019
Seeking to gain insight into the United States’ education system, 32 students an ...
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Students receive awards SOE 2019
Spirit of Excellence awards celebrates ELLs
April26,2019
On April 24, the Multilingual and Corrective Programs departments hosted their a ...
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College students spend break helping students
April08,2019
Students from Cornell University spent their spring break, April 1-5, participat ...
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Khan Academy Recipients receive award at Board Meeting
District rewards 36 students for SAT prep
March13,2019
At Tuesday’s board meeting, Harold Border, chief of high schools, recognized 36 ...
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District Level Math Olympics
March12,2019
The OCPS District Level Math Olympics provided four competitions for teams to sh ...
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Three schools hosted The National Association of Bilingual Education conference attendees
March08,2019
Hunters Creek ES, Chickasaw ES and LakeView MS hosted more than 75 teachers and ...
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Pickleball anyone?
February27,2019
Students in SunRidge Middle School’s physical education classes love pickleball. ...
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Icelandic educators tour OCPS classrooms
February25,2019
On a professional development trip, approximately 40 Icelandic educators visited ...
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Event exposes juniors to post-graduate options
February22,2019
More than 2,500 OCPS high school juniors attended the district’s fifth annual Co ...
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When fun and academics coincide
February20,2019
Teachers get excited when they hear students use words like apex, coefficient, c ...
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Middle school students spread the joy of reading
January30,2019
Fly Guy, Fancy Nancy, Wild Things, pirates, dragons and bears - oh my! All of th ...
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Ocoee HS opens CFE bank
January25,2019
Celebrating the opening of the Ocoee High School Knight Branch at the Exchange, ...
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59 students compete in Spanish Spelling Bee
January24,2019
59 students vied for an opportunity to compete in the annual Spanish Spelling Be ...
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Student helps others, receives 'cool' swag 🎦
December20,2018
’Tis the season for giving and helping others, are minor reasons a fifth grader ...
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Students sharpen skills at annual event
December10,2018
The savory smell of simmering garlic wafted through the air, as high school and ...
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4 Roots partnership benefits students, community 🎦
November12,2018
Healthy eating, sustainability and farm-to-table are the buzzwords of modern-day ...
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'Zombies' thrill live audiences
October29,2018
In the spirit of Halloween, College Park Middle School’s Dance 3 students perfor ...
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Students learn bike safety
October19,2018
Students riding bikes in Orlando, Florida, should be extra cautious. Florida ran ...
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Summer enrichment has its benefits 🎦
October11,2018
Summer slide is a thing - seriously. When the bell rings on the last day of scho ...
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Everglades Foundation honors two OCPS schools with Silver designation
September26,2018
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$10,000 surprise for teachers
September19,2018
Two OCPS schools each received a surprise $10,000 donation for teachers thanks t ...
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Parent Academy
Children celebrate at the Parent Academy which helps parents build their education capacity
September13,2018
On Saturday, Sept. 15, the OCPS Parent Academy will kick off its new season with ...
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Students benefit from partnerships
August24,2018
Hannah's Closet Children's Consignment at First United Methodist Church in Winte ...
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District reviews emergency action plan
August10,2018
Planning for the new school year includes more than getting buildings, bus route ...
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CTE Scholars redefine the high school experience
August08,2018
Gone are the days of students attending vocational school because they aren’t “c ...
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Summer means rest, relaxation and reading time
July09,2018
It’s summertime. The time of year where backpacks get shoved under beds; swimsui ...
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Incoming freshman advance their learning
July02,2018
With their dreams set on getting into their college of choice, 500 rising freshm ...
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IB camp provides clarity of programme expectations
June28,2018
Even though school’s out for summer, 71 students from Cypress Creek, Evans, Jone ...
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Students calculate successful math progression
June26,2018
Maintaining its focus to be the top producer of successful students in the natio ...
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Oration Contest showcases students’ written, verbal skills
June13,2018
One might reasonably conclude that the nine students who participated in the dis ...
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Hurricane preparedness information
May30,2018
New state law calls for a sales tax holiday on the purchase of disaster prepared ...
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District further simplifies teacher evaluation
May30,2018
Since spring 2017, the district and union have met 9 times to collaboratively di ...
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CFEED partnership to improve student outcomes
May23,2018