The program allows students in south Lake to earn diploma while taking health sciences classes at college
The students are from Triangle Elementary and Eustis High schools
It was the only Lake County school to make the U.S. News & World Report list
Ranking considers number of AP, IB and AICE tests given each year
Congratulations Esther Hoagland and Bonnie Lee Pederson
Children must be 5 on or before Sept. 1 to enroll
National initiative seeks to inspire students to complete education beyond high school
Three Lake County high schools received honors for their outstanding leadership and civic responsibility in a regional competition designed to recognize and inspire community service.
Nicholas Smith, a Leesburg High School JROTC student, has been awarded a three-year Army ROTC scholarship to attend The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina.
Business leaders will get to know the future workforce of Lake County at the third annual Partners for Success networking event next week.
Congratulations to the Tavares Middle School Green Thumb Club! They had 4 first place Dish Garden winners in the Horticulture Competition at the Lake County Fair.
The girls will become a part of a formal leadership program that will focus on linking the concepts of success in school, self-esteem, and leadership to STEM-related college and career readiness.
The Academic Services Department of Lake County Schools recently hosted a “Bring Your Child to Work Day” event for the children of employees to learn more about their parents’ jobs and the career skills relevant to the 21st century workplace.
Rimes Early Learning Center recently opened its laptop computer lab, funded by a $10,000 grant from the United Way of Lake and Sumter Counties in support of the school’s literacy and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) initiatives.
Tavares Middle School celebrated its 8th annual disAbility Awareness Day on Thursday, April 7, with a full day of learning for all 6th-grade students.
Deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, April 22.
Students excel at Solor and Ensemble Music Assessment in Cape Coral
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EDMOND AMATEIS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
$1500 will be awarded to a 2016 graduate of the Lake County Schools that has a financial need and falls with income eligibility guidelines as determined for reduced lunch by USDA. The applicant must have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Employees, officers or and Board of directors of Sun Trust bank or The Educational Foundation of Lake County and their families are not eligible. The scholarship will have a 2 term distribution and completion of 12 credit hours are required for second term funding.
SCOTT STRONG MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$2000 will be awarded to a 2016 graduate from Lake County School that plans to pursue higher education in a community college, university or trade school. Student must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and must be actively involved in the community. Scholarship can be used for tuition/books or fees.
McLin Burnsed Academic Achievement Scholarship
$1,000 will be awarded to a 2016 graduate from Leesburg High School who is performing academically at an extremely high level of achievement. In addition to exceeding a GPA of 3.6 or higher, the applicant is expected to have exhibited high ethical standards and have a history of public service and community involvement. The preferred recipient must have expressed an interest in attending law school upon completion of undergraduate studies. The student must be a legal citizen of the U.S. and attend an accredited college or university in the State of Florida. Scholarship can be used to cover tuition, fees and books.
N K Charlie (Frenchie) Collette Memorial Scholarship NAM Knights of America
$1,000.00 will be awarded to a 2016 graduate from a Lake County High School who is performing academically at a reasonable level of achievement. In addition to maintaining a GPA of 2.5 or higher, the applicant is expected to have exhibited high ethical standards and have a history of public service and community involvement. The preferred recipient must have expressed an interest in continuing a career in the Military, upon completion of undergraduate studies. The student must be a legal citizen of the U.S. and will be attending an accredited college or university. Scholarship can be used to cover tuition, fees and books.
Frank Paulhamus Scholarship
$500 scholarship will be awarded by The Lake Soil and Water Conservation District. The scholarship is presented to a high school senior residing in Lake County and will have two ways to be considered for the scholarship: Community College, University, or Trade School - Major in an agricultural field such as: agricultural education, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, agronomy, forestry, horticulture, soils, or wildlife management. The recipient must demonstrate ability, knowledge, and need in the application. If the recipient changes his or her career field, the check will be given to the 2nd place applicant if he or she is still in compliance with the guidelines.
UNITED SOUTHERN BANK SCHOLARSHIP
$1,000 will be awarded to a 2016 graduate from Umatilla High School that plans to pursue higher education at a community college or university. Scholarship can be used for tuition/books or fees. Criteria for consideration: 2016 Umatilla High School graduate who intends to pursue a degree in business. Minimum 2.5 GPA
LINDA KOHLMEYER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
$1000 will be awarded to a 2016 graduate from Leesburg or Tavares High School that plans to pursue higher education in a community college, university or trade school. Student must have a 2.5 or higher GPA and must be actively involved in the community. Scholarship can be used for tuition/books or fees.
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM Special School Board Meeting
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Cancelled- School Board Tour of Personalized Learning Schools
6:00 PM Regular School Board Meeting
9:30 AM School Board Workshop
6:00 PM Regular School Board Meeting
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM Breakfast of Champions Sports Awards
12:00 PM Educational Foundation Board Meeting