Representatives of Thornebrooke Elementary announced the opening of the Barracuda Playground. The structure, made of more than 32,000 recycled plastic containers, preserves the “green” school goal of considering both the community and environment as it grows.
Dr. Crissy Addonizio of Orlando Equine Veterinary Care visits Bay Meadows Elementary on Teach-In Day to discuss her job as a veterinarian.
Bridgewater Middle’s volunteer organization SPEW — Students Participating in Exceptional Work — donated more than 2,500 pounds of clothing for hurricane victims in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Volunteers came out in the pouring rain to staff the clothing drive.
Throughout Southwest Orlando, parents, teachers and children prepared for the first day of school. From preplanning to meet-the-teacher events to the first day, it’s been a bustle of activity gearing up for the 2017-18 academic year.
Grant Christian Sicard, a Windermere Chase resident and 2016-17 Gotha Middle student, places in the top 1 percent of seventh-graders.
Grant Christian Sicard, a straight-A honors student and 2016-17 seventh-grader at Gotha Middle, was invited to take the ACT test, sponsored by Duke University’s Talent Identification Program. Only the top 5 percent of seventh-graders are invited.
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Runners take off at the start of Bay Meadow Elementary’s annual 5K Koala Krawl.
The Bay Meadows Elementary PTA hosted its annual Festival and 5K Koala Krawl to celebrate the school’s 25th anniversary. Proceeds from the fundraising drive were donated for school programs. The day began with the Koala Krawl, a 5K that started and ended at the school and went through …
compiled by Lauren Salinero – Bay Meadows Elementary Miss Beverly, a Bay Meadows Elementary volunteer and coach for Girls on the Run Orlando, celebrates her 90th birthday. Bay Meadows Elementary volunteer Miss Beverly was honored by Girls on the Run Orlando on her 90th birthday. She was shown as an inspiring example of someone…