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Kindergarten roundup in full swing at Lake County Schools

Kindergarten roundups are set for the coming weeks at local elementary schools to help parents and guardians of next year’s kindergarten class register their children. Parents or guardians are asked to provide the child’s birth certificate, a physical examination certificate from the past 12 months, a Florida Certificate of Immunization and proof of residency. To show proof of residency, parents…


End of third grading period, no school for students April 6

p5rn7vb Code of Student Conduct incorrectly lists April 20 as no school The third grading period for students of Lake County Schools comes to a close this week as students will have Friday, April 6, off from school. All schools and the District offices will be open on Friday. The next scheduled holiday for students and District staff is Memorial…


Winning puts Lake County bee champ in a ‘jocular’ mood

After last year’s marathon 39-round spelling bee competition to determine the champion for Lake County, competitors from 24 schools upped the ante and put on a 54-round show on Tuesday before Tracey Agyeiwaa-Piasare, an eighth grader from East Ridge Middle, repeated as the County’s bee champ. For 31 rounds, Agyeiwaa-Piasare and the bee’s runner-up Alfred Akomeah, a fifth grader from…


East Ridge Middle teacher selected as Lake County Schools’ Teacher of the Year

For the four finalists of the Lake County Schools’ Teacher of the Year the agonizing wait to find out who would be crowned the 2012-2013 Teacher of the Year came to an end Saturday evening at Lake Receptions in Mount Dora. The Teacher of the Year Celebration, presented by the Educational Foundation of Lake County, recognized 47 teachers from schools…