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.
Three members of Boy Scout Troop 6 receive National Medals of Merit for their heroic actions. Pictured are (l. to r.) Pamela and Blake Gardner; Scott, Aaron and Audrey Fetterhoff; and Benjamin and Karyn Phillips.
There is no day the music died when you experience the sights and sounds of Johnny Wild and the Delights, a local tribute band of ’50s and ’60s music. Specializing in the timeless classics of Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Hank Williams and others from the early rock ‘n’ roll generation, this band seeks to immerse audiences in the tunes of their youth or acquaint these artists with audiences for the first time.
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.