2017 Robotics Summer Camps Host: Clockwork Mania, Orlando Science Schools, 2427 Lynx Lane Dates: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 19-23 Ages: 9-13 Cost: $300 Students learn the basics of robot programming, 3-D printing, and other hands-on science activities, in a STEM-driven curriculum. Click HERE...
The City of Orlando's Creative Village Development Review Committee has approved plans for a 15-story student housing development, for the Downtown UCF/Valencia College campus in Parramore. The planned mixed-use building would house 7,700 students when completed, if approved by City...
Public-interest information exchange website, Planetizen, provides a series of free online video-lectures on urban planning, design, and development. One of their available courses is on Tactical Urbanism and is taught by Mike Lydon, Principal of the group, Street Plans Collaborative...
The City's Creative Village Development Review Committee has issued a recommendation for approval on plans submitted for a building that will anchor UCF's Downtown campus (Website). The Dr. Phillips Academic Commons is the first building to reach this point in...
"Hey Brendan, wanna report on OCPS voting to rename Lee Middle to College Park middle so as to not be named after a racist?" - Brad The School Advisory Council of Robert E. Lee Middle School voted to change the...
IMAGE VIA ROLLINS.EDU The Rollins College has scheduled a building dedication for their new Hume House Child Development and Student Research Center (Website) on Friday Monday, March 6, 2017 at 11 a.m. The Hume House will be a working laboratory pre-school...
The new Audubon Park K-8 school has undergone a few changes since we last wrote about it HERE. In papers filed with the City requesting for a Conditional Use Permit amendment to revise the original plan for a parking garage...
OCPS District 6 revealed the current version of their plans for the new Lake Como K-8 at a neighborhood design meeting last week. While Lake Como is being demolished and rebuilt, Kaley Elementary will function as the go-to swing site...
Rotary International District 6980 is accepting applications for their Rotary Youth Exchange Florida scholarships, valued at $25,000 each. The scholarships place teens on a long-term exchange program in one of 30 countries for the 2016-2017 academic school year. Over 72...
A new design school has opened up in Parramore called the Design House of Colour . Design House (Facebook | Website) will host courses and workshops that teach a variety of sewing and embellishment techniques like; embroidery, spangling, and direct-to-garment printing. The design...
The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is accepting applications for their 2015 class. YEA is a year-long program that guides middle and high school students on how to launch and run their own real businesses and social movements. The class is...
The City of Orlando was awarded $1.7 M from the Corporation for National and Community Service to hire 65 full-time AmeriCorps (Website) workers. Only five other cities in the country received this grant. The AmeriCorps members will be mentoring more than...
Page 15 (Website), a program run by the Urban Think Foundation (Website), will be hosting an after school writing program at the Orlando Museum of Art. Writing coaches will provide "language arts support for young writers of all abilities. Our...
The University of Central Florida and Valencia College have launched a website for their UCF Downtown campus, which is expected to open for the 2017 fall semester. The new site will serve as an information center for the $210 million project. The...
The Orlando Junior Academy is partnering with Florida Hospital for Children and the Emeril Lagasse Foundation to break ground on a Kitchen House and Culinary Garden as part of their Edible Education Experience. The Kitchen House and Culinary Garden will be located...
At a meeting tonight School Board Member Nancy Robbinson will discuss with parents and community members the plan to build a kindergarten through eighth grade school in the Audubon Park area. The new school would be on the site of...
Fern Creek fourth graders gathered at the Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy today to showcase to the community their projects created as a result of volunteers working with them to teach them how to code. The program was started by local...
Today the  Howard Middle School Dance Zombies performed Thriller Flash Mob Dances in Downtown Orlando. The students are part of the intermediate and advanced dance classes at the school. They performed at four different locations this afternoon; the OCPS Educational Leadership...
Over 40 Orange County public schools are participating in walking events throughout Orange County today as part of International Walk to School Day. Orange County Public School Board Chairman Bill Sublette, school board member Nancy Robbinson and Orlando City Council...
On Sunday the Orlando Junior Academy (Website | Facebook) began planting in their Community Give-Back Garden in College Park. The garden is located on the corner of King St. and Musselwhite Ave. directly across from the school in College Park. The...
Today is the first day of school in Orange County. Good luck to all the students as they head back today and remember the school zone speed limit is 20 mph and it's illegal to pass a school bus...