According to Orange County Public Schools, seven out of 10 students are currently eligible to receive free school meals during the pandemic. OCPS's Food and Nutrition Services department is asking parents, whether they...
The City of Orlando is launching a program to expand support for families and their children during the pandemic. The City is getting behind the concept of "homeschooling pods" where groups of neighbors...
Most American families have found themselves entrenched in some sort of at-home education situation during the COVID-19 pandemic, while facilitating long-distance, virtual learning for students that were displaced by government shut downs. While...
The City of Orlando is rethinking some road layouts in Ivanhoe Village as traffic and development have intensified along the Orange Avenue corridor in recent years - including Mills Park, The Yard at Ivanhoe, Lake House, and...
WUCF, in partnership with PBS Learning Media, has announced a new initiative to help educators to reach their students remotely. PBS Learning Media has curated a special collection of resources organized by grade...
The University of Central Florida has named Alexander Cartwright, former chancellor at the University of Missouri, as its next president. Cartwright entered the search relatively last-minute as a mystery candidate just two days before...
This is a running list of closures and updates for Coronavirus resources and information as it pertains to Orlando and the bungalow neighborhoods downtown. Bungalower staff will be updating this list throughout the next few weeks with...
The City of Orlando and Orange County Public Schools have collaborated on an initiative called the Banner Project which features student artwork. Orange County Public School art students were provided with old banners...
SPONSORED: Boone High School's award-winning theatre department will perform its latest production of Kiss Me, Kate! on March 5-7. This very popular musical will be presented in the brand-new, state-of-the-art Boone High Performing Arts...
SPONSORED by Walden Community School: The Walden School in Winter Park (Website) offers alternatives to traditional public school experiences. The curriculum is hand-crafted for the students, combining aspects from educational systems like Waldorf, Montessori, and Reggio Emila...
SPONSORED: “Great Reads” is a regular roundup of books that the Orange County Public Library System thinks you should peruse that month. School bells are ringing all over Orange County! Whether the students in your...
Rollins College is building a new lakeside 250,000 SF residential development on its Winter Park campus where the former McKean Hall used to stand. McKean was demoed earlier in the summer to make...
Creative Village is edging ever nearer to its due date this month as we collectively give birth to Orlando's new twins; Valencia and UCF Downtown. The first phase of development in Creative Village...
Welbourne Avenue Nursery and Preschool (Website) is looking to hire a licensed preschool director for their Winter Park location. Applicants interested in the position should hold a bachelor's degree with early childhood director's...
According to Feeding America’s Map the Meal Gap 2019 report, one in five children in Central Florida struggle with hunger and with schools closed for the summer, most of these children lose access to the free or reduced lunches...
"So, what's up with Kaley Elementary now that it's not a school?" - Bungalower Reader A revamp of Orlando's downtown schools in 2015 led to the surprise closure of a number of smaller institutions,...
The Audubon Park Garden District was targeted by Rollins College planning students for a real-world application of their budding placemaking skills recently in a study of two of the district's alleyways in an effort to identify other...
THIS INTERVIEW HAS BEEN EDITED POST-PUBLISHING, BECAUSE PROFESSORS. Dr. Jana Mathews, associate professor of English and Medieval Literature at Rollins College, has been teaching a course based on George R. R. Martin's Song...
Students and staff of the new Valencia College and UCF campuses at Creative Village will be able to ride SunRail for free in August and September, thanks to a new partnership with the rail system.
Rollins College has appointed Robert Sanders as the new dean of their evening program, the Hamilton Holt School. Sanders comes to the school with a doctorate in education from University of Cincinnati, a...
PROMO: Boone High School’s Theatre Department will perform their next Musical, Catch Me If You Can, at Edgewater High School from February 14-16. As you may recall from our post last September, HERE, Boone High School is currently building a performing arts...
The Florida Department of Transportation will host over 3,000 students this weekend at their Construction Career Days event at Central Florida Fairgrounds. Junior and senior high school students from over 70 local schools will learn about jobs for engineers and...
According to a release out of Creative Village yesterday, funding has come through for their first market-rate apartment building. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey has arranged a $66 million loan for The Allen Morris Company and Ustler Development, Inc, the team behind...
PROMO: Boone High School students will be headed off-campus this year as they await the construction of a brand new auditorium. The award-winning theatre program lost their auditorium, which was built in 1952, this year and has been forced to...
"SGA has indicated they do not wish to fund the service any longer due to low ridership. The money saved from the elimination of the 212 will most likely be invested into other transportation services for the UCF student...