As the first day of school approaches, the halls of Foundation Academy are much like any other school, filled with teachers preparing classrooms and gearing up for the start of a new school year. However, this isn’t just any academic year for Foundation Academy. This year marks the school’s 60th anniversary, the celebration of which will officially kick off January 2018, at the annual State of the Academy Address.
During Bishop Moore Catholic High School’s 60th anniversary fundraising campaign in 2014, a group of freshmen created the Lion & Hornet Society in tribute to their current school and alma mater, Holy Family Catholic School. The group has continued its charitable efforts.
Southwest Orlando Bulletin’s 20th annual Back to School section provides a comprehensive look at a variety of school-related topics. In the following articles, area experts offer insights into different concerns often brought about by the start of a new school year. For students, there is an article about skin care. For parents, there is information about dental hygiene, healthy skin, stress management for the family, and more.
Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children hosts a ceremony to thank Windy Ridge School students and teachers for their donations during the school’s community service project for the 2016-17 school year.
Westbrooke Elementary School celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week for its 2016-17 teachers. The themes for the week were “Out of This World” and “Star Wars, May the 4th Be With You.” Students expressed their love by dressing up, decorating classroom doors and presenting gifts to the teachers who made it such an awesome school year.
Dedicated to enhancing health and wellness in west Orange County, West Orange Healthcare District is making some significant investments by funding the development of a farm at Tucker Ranch and the new Shepherd’s Hope headquarters and clinic, both in Winter Garden.
Windermere High School’s varsity cheerleading squad volunteers at Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.
(Front, l. to r.) David Hinshaw, Sarah Grande, Dean Hinshaw, Elijah Langley, Brady O’Malley, (back, l. to r.) Pammy Hinshaw, Sayla and Keira Wojdyla, Jane Langley and Claire O’Malley sew hearts to pass out to their neighbors in The Manors at Butler Bay to honor the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting.
The dictionary defines a cruise as “a pleasure voyage on a ship, usually with stops at various ports.” According to Michael Decker, franchise partner and owner of Expedia CruiseShipCenters Shingle Creek, it can and should be so much more than that.