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Lake County (Florida)

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  • Check out local kids’ video contest entries

     
    I love watching the videos our schools send in as part of the annual Jim Harbin Student Media Festival. It's great to see how kids are using their creative minds. Some of the videos made by students are downright silly. Some are serious and thought...
  • Lake County gets its first A-rated high school

     
    Most Lake County high schools got better grades from the state today under the Department of Education's new grading system.  And for the first time ever, Lake has an A-rated high school — Tavares High. Tavares earned a B last year and would have...
  • Eustis High teen chosen as top scholar for Lake’s Class of 2010

     
    Our hats are off this morning to Joseph Davis, a finance major at Florida State who graduated from Eustis High this past spring. The state recently picked him as the Bright Futures Academic Top Scholar for Lake County's Class of 2010, according to the...
  • British student invents gear system for going downhill

     
    OK, granted, this isn't a problem for cyclists in Central Florida except maybe in Lake County. But apparently it's a big deal for cyclists in hilly areas? Read about his solution here:...
  • Four Lake teachers earn prestigious certification

     
    Four Lake County teachers have earned the prestigious national certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. These high-ranking educators are: – Tony Beckett of Umatilla Middle School. – Diane Louis of Umatilla...
  • Lake County man claims Fantasy 5 prize

     
    A Lake County man has claimed his share of Saturday night's $273,096.36 Fantasy 5 jackpot. Geoffrey Jeffries, 43, of Grand Island, showed up at the Orlando District office in Casselberry to pick up his prize of $54,619.27. Jeffries had one of five...
  • Weather concerns cause Lake County to cancel all after school activities Tuesday

     
    Lake County Schools just sent out a press release saying that all its public schools were cancelling all after-school activities, including sporting events, because of concerns about possible severe weather later today. Here is the county's press release:...
  • Lake County teachers ask for more pay

     
    Lake County teachers aren't asking the school district to boost salaries this year. But they are asking to be allowed to move up the pay ladder if they receive good performance evaluations, which could put a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars...
  • Gov. Scott to release his budget proposal today at Tea Party rally in Lake County

     
    Florida' new governor is set to release his first budget proposal today at a Tea Party rally in Eustis this afternoon. He has promised “the most fiscally conservative budget in the country,” which most assume will mean steep cuts to the state'...
  • Lake schools could lose money thanks to poor record keeping

     
    Lake County schools could lose an estimated $360,000 because of errors in how they reported their enrollment during a recent state audit. Florida Auditor General David Martin recently released a report saying he found dozens of examples of reporting...
  • Mario Lanza tribute from Central Florida Lyric Opera

     
    News of the Central Florida Lyric Opera from my colleague Debbie Manis in the Orlando Sentinel's Lake County office: By Debbie Manis, Orlando Sentinel “Be My Love: A Tribute to Mario Lanza,” a tenor-turned-crooner in the 1950s who recorded...
  • Shuttle set for landing, will you hear the boom?

     
    Space shuttle Discovery is set to complete its tour of duty, coming in for a landing at Kennedy Space Center at 11:57 a.m. on Wednesday, March 9, 2011. to complete STS-133, its 39th and final mission. There may be two attempts at landing. The paths for...