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OCPS Board Member Melissa Byrd sponsoring a CommUnity Celebration at Wekiva High School

Wekiva High School
The event promises to be an engaging experience and will be packed with school and community resources, continuing education information, and extracurricular opportunities. Apr. 10, 2024 WHAT: CommUNITY Celebration at Wekiva High School This exciting family friendly event serves as a platform to …
Apopka's Jordan Ware is leaving UCF.
Former Blue Darter and Mustang standout Jarvis Ware leaving UCF
Jarvis Ware, a standout on the Apopka and Wekiva High School football teams, is leaving the University of Central Florida's program.
Wekiva High School
Wekiva High wins multiple awards in hospitality competition
The event was held from February 28 – March 2 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel. 400 Florida high school students from more than 50 schools competed.
Markeith Williams, the swimming and water polo coach for Wekiva High School, suffered a stroke on December 29th while on vacation in the Dominican Republic.
Urgent appeal for Wekiva Coach Williams: Community uniting to fund medical care
Markeith Williams, a coach at Wekiva High School and father of two, suffered a stroke on December 29th while vacationing in the Dominican Republic.
The Blue Darters won't face rival Seminole High in district play in 2024.
Blue Darters, Mustangs get new districts for 2024 football season
Last week, the Florida High School Athletic Association voted to shake up districts and regions, changing the schedules for the Apopka Blue Darters and Wekiva Mustangs.
How did Apopka schools perform in 2023?
The Orange County School District received a ‘B’ grade from the State for 2023 under the new ‘Informational Baseline’ system. The 2022 grade was also a B.
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Launch of the NASA Space Shuttle Atlantis, for the final space shuttle mission STS-135, on July 8, 2011.  Center for Space Agriculture and Biotechnology Research and Education program (SABRE), IFAS and NASA collaboration.
UF and partners launch Space-Edge Accelerator to promote space business development
The University of Florida is working with several universities to launch a new space-focused business accelerator.
And just like that... Pop-Up plant classes starting in June from UF/IFAS
UF/IFAS Extension Orange County provides education and information to residents and businesses through workshops, publications, and mass media in the areas of family life, youth development, natural resources, horticulture, and agriculture.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Apopka resident writes open letter to Gov. DeSantis
Rod Olsen is a former HOA President of Rock Springs Ridge and an Apopka resident who wrote an open letter to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis urging him to make policy changes in schools and in teaching history that concern him.
Ultimate Guide to Exploring the Opportunities of a Career in Freight Brokerage
In this comprehensive guide, we delve into the myriad opportunities that a career in freight brokerage offers, highlighting the benefits, challenges, and future prospects of this dynamic field.
Schools have reported increases in student misbehavior in recent years.
Florida’s school safety dashboard helps parents and teachers address root causes of bullying, fighting and other misbehavior
The dashboard includes all public K-12 schools in Florida and over 50 indicators of school safety – ranging from fights and weapons to school bus crashes.