Throughout the weekend, ProStart students competed in categories including Culinary, Management, Edible Centerpiece, and Waiter’s Relay.
From the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association | 3/10/22
Wekiva Pop Warner Football and Cheer Association launches early signup campaign this Saturday in South Apopka
The Wekiva Pop Warner and Cheer season will kick off on August 1st, but practices start during spring break and summer, three days a week at Wheatley Park from 5-7 pm.
From Staff Reports | 2/17/22
Apopka artist Mariah Salinas was honored at the L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards Event in Hollywood as a winner in the Illustrators of the Future contest.
From Galaxy Press | 11/15/21
From Staff Reports The Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) is the ninth-largest district in the United States and the fourth largest in Florida. It serves more than 206,000 students at 202 schools. …
Wekiva High School won their grant for a water-conserving garden with STEM learning goals From the St. John's River Water Management District Wekiva High and 12 other schools (and 14 classroom …
High School Football From Staff Reports The Apopka Blue Darters continued their defensive dominance and winning ways with an impressive 28-14 victory over the Dr. Phillips Panthers. The …
Judge Cooper’s ruling follows an Aug. 24-27 trial stemming from a May lawsuit filed by parents from seven counties alleging Governor DeSantis’ order unconstitutionally bars school boards from …
Week Two Summary From Staff Reports It seems the Apopka Blue Darters and Wekiva Mustangs are traveling in two different directions this season. Apopka won its second straight game, while …
Could your students use $2,000 for hands-on learning? SJRWMD’s Blue School Grant Program Sept. deadline
Grants may be awarded in three areas: freshwater resources field study, water conserving landscape projects or water conservation community/school awareness campaigns From St. Johns River Water …
After a fall or hit to the head, even if you're not sure a concussion happened, youth athletes should not return to their game until they've been evaluated by a medical professional From …
High School Football 2021 From Staff Reports The Apopka Blue Darters and Wekiva Mustangs got their seasons started tonight by hosting pre-season Kickoff Classic games. The Blue Darters …
Studies show an association between school backpack use and back pain among children; prevention tips
One published literature review concluded that a student's backpack should have a maximum weight of no more than 10-15% of the student's body weight From AdventHealth Our children's safety …
High School Football 2021 By Nathaniel Marrero, Interning Correspondent with The Apopka Voice A race against time is a tough battle. And that's exactly what the Wekiva Mustangs football team finds …
Here are steps parents can take to help reduce their kids’ back-to-school anxiety and encourage a better start to the fall term.
By Elizabeth Englander, Bridgewater State University | 8/8/21
Faith & Inspiration By Rodney McFadden, Senior Religion Teacher at Forest Lake Academy The rain beat against the window in the dark hospital room. My wife, hours before, had just delivered little …
Orange Co. reports COVID positivity rate tripled past 3 weeks; Mayor Demings strongly recommends mask wearing indoors
Emergency rental assistance is still available to residents who are behind in rent due to the pandemic. Eligible residents may receive help to pay 12 months of past due rent and 1 month of future …
From Staff Reports The University of Central Florida has a major college football program and recruits from across the country. Its roster is filled with players from throughout the US, but in the …
Forest Lake Academy hosts three CO-ED summer sports camps - basketball, soccer, and volleyball - open to all student-athletes in the community By Ava Niemeyer, Interning Correspondent for The Apopka …
Parents and teachers: Know the warning signs of student mental health concerns, from a student's perspective
With the stress of homework, final exams, and the pressure of ensuring a successful future, student life can be a breeding ground for mental health issues.
Through another lens: How Wekiva High's Jamarric Hammond is balancing life as a basketball player and photographer
Rising Seniors By Nathaniel Marrero, Interning Correspondent with The Apopka Voice There’s more to Jamarric Hammond than basketball. This rising senior may be the point guard for …
From Staff Reports and the Orange County Public School Newsroom During this month's three week-long MustangChef Summer Camp at the Magnet Academy of Culinary Arts at Wekiva High School, 27 …
By Nathaniel Marerro, Interning Correspondent with The Apopka Voice The schedules for the Apopka Blue Darters and Wekiva Mustangs football teams are officially set for this fall. Both teams will …
Focus on Education By Raphael E. Rogers, Associate Professor of Practice, Clark University Nervous. Concerned. Worried. Wary. Unprepared. This is how middle and high school teachers have told me they …
From the Orange County Public Schools Newsroom It started with an idea, grew into innovation, and finally well-deserved recognition for some very talented students at Apopka and Wekiva High …
National Collegiate Athletic Association in April said it will consider pulling events from states that pass transgender athlete bans By John Haughey | The Center Square Florida became the …