Congressman Daniel Webster recognized three Tavares High School art students at the school this week for placing in the 2015 Congressional Art Competition.
The Tavares Middle School Chapter of Best Buddies needs your help! Last year, TMS Best Buddies was named International Middle School Chapter of the Year.
The Educational Foundation of Lake County and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lake and Sumter Counties are joining forces and hosting the Kentucky Derby Frolic on Saturday, May 2, 2015.
The NAWIC Orlando Chapter held a CAD/Design/Drafting Competition, which is a contest designed for Senior High School students.
The Educational Foundation of Lake County along with the Lake County School Board recently honored the Lake County Schools’ nominees for employee and volunteer of the year.
First day of school remains Aug. 24, 2015
The Military Child Scholarship Program, an initiative of Project SOS-Support Our Soldiers, Inc. will be working with Take Stock in Children in Lake , Sumter and Marion Counties to establish a program focusing on the children of US Military Veterans who are living at or below the poverty level and offering them a way to send their children to college.
The East Lake County Library is holding its 13th Annual Poetry Contest in honor of April as National Poetry Month. Entries are being accepted now until May 2, 2015.
Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation this week that permits school districts to begin the school year as early as August 10.
Local businesses are invited to participate in Leesburg High School’s Job Readiness Career Fair on May 6, 12 noon to 1 pm.
Umatilla Middle School’s AVID and National Junior Honor Society programs joined forces in the fight against Colon Cancer. Colon Cancer and other colon diseases affect many of our students, teachers and community members. We were excited to be able to contribute $1,500 to the American Cancer Society to further colon cancer research.
Students at Pine Ridge Elementary School in Clermont are taking Problem Based Learning to a new level and hoping to find a solution to an issue that affects their community every day – the need for safer routes to and from school.
Eustis Heights Elementary School faculty and Lake County Schools district leaders will take a bus ride through Eustis on Saturday, April 18, making stops along the way to greet students with free books!
Justine Hall, a freshman at Mount Dora High School, won 1st place in Public Speaking at the 65th annual State Leadership Conference in Orlando last month. She was among several Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students from Mount Dora High to attend the conference with chapter advisor Billye Kozlowski on March 19-22
Lake County Schools was recently highlighted in Education Week, a national publication, for our efforts to align budgets with academics.
Congratulations to the Silver Sisters Quartet of South Lake High School for their Superior rating – the highest rating possible – at the recent State Solo and Ensemble competition. The participants are Stephanie Hefelfinger, Irene Orcasitas, Megan Murphy and Marissa Weis.
Eustis High has scheduled its Panther Preview and Showcase for Wednesday, April 8, at 6:00 pm, at the Eustis High School main campus. The program begins in the auditorium and is designed to help provide next year’s freshman and any students new to EHS with a sneak peek of high school life with an emphasis on scheduling classes, graduation requirements, courses offered at the school as well as a chance to meet the staff of the school.
Fifth graders across the district and their families have been challenged to turn off their television sets, cell phones, video game systems and other electronic devices at 7 p.m. each night this week as part of the “Screens Off, Skills On” initiative. The goal is to get families to take a healthy break from screen time and focus on more rewarding activities such as exercising and reading. The challenge began on Monday, April 6, and continues through Friday, April 10.
Lake County Virtual School open enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year is April 20 - July 31. Orientations are required for ALL students and parents planning to become full-time Lake County Virtual School parents for the 2015-2016 school year.