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FCAT is NEAR: Lake County Schools offers tips for parents to prepare their children

Lake County students grades 4th, 8th and 10th will kick off the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) season on Tuesday, Feb. 28, when they sit down to take the writing portion of FCAT. The writing portion of FCAT will conclude on Thursday, March 1. The FCAT/FCAT 2.0 will continue for students in grades 3-10 on April 16 and will conclude…


Annual spelling bee buzzes with a-n-t-i-c-i-p-a-t-i-o-n

p5rn7vb The Curriculum Department at Lake County Schools is pleased to team with the Orlando Sentinel in coordinating the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee for local schools at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 6, at the Eustis Community Center, located at 601 Northshore Drive. Local schools that will be participating in the 2012 Spelling Bee are: Beverly Shores Elementary Carver…


Student projects at 2012 Regional Science & Engineering Fair earn awards, recognition

If you were looking for answers to questions, such as “Do people stop at stop signs?,” “What factors can make you less dizzy?,” and “Is your tap water dangerous?,” then the place to be on Saturday was the 2012 Lake Regional Science and Engineering Fair at Tavares Middle School. More than 110 student projects were on display and being judged…


Online poll gives entire community the opportunity to voice preference for upcoming school calendar

Two calendar options for the 2012-2013 school year at Lake County Schools were recently developed by the District calendar committee, and for the first time, the entire community is invited to select their favorite through an online poll. Parents, students, employees and community members can review the two calendar options online before selecting their preferred option. With both options the…