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James 'Chief' Wilson brought music, prestige to Jones High  Orlando Sentinel

James “Chief” Wilson was hired at all-black Jones High School in 1950 to teach history, but he was a talented musician and longed to share that love with his ...



Jones High students have a date at Carnegie Hall  Orlando Sentinel

Student musicians at Jones High have their sights set on the bright lights of New York — not as tourists but as stars. Members of the Orlando school's concert ...



Jones High School Carnegie Hall Pt.2  Orlando Times

Jones High Student Musicians Are Invited To Perform At Carnegie Hall JonesCarn1 JonesCarn2. BY JALESSA CASTILLO, TIMES STAFF WRITER. ORLANDO ...



Ellen DeGeneres surprises Jones High with help to Carnegie Hall  Orlando Sentinel

The dream of performing at Carnegie Hall just became reality for students at Jones High School: On national television Thursday afternoon, Ellen DeGeneres ...



Jones High School concert choir, wind ensemble set to perform at Carnegie Hall  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Jones High School cherishes many prestigious honors, including participating in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, but now, two of its music groups are New ...



Jones High- Carnegie Hall  Orlando Times

ORLANDO - Members of the Jones High School (JHS) Concert Choir and Wind Ensemble have spent months preparing for what is sure to be a life-changing ...



Former Jones High principal altered grades for 15 students, investigation finds  Orlando Sentinel

The former principal of Jones High School changed the grades of 15 students, looking to secure their eligibility to play sports, boost their chances of athletic ...



Jones High football transfers are under FHSAA scrutiny  Orlando Sentinel

An FHSAA investigator visited Jones High to check on the eligibility of 20 to 30 football transfers.



Orlando Jones DB Daquan Evans Verbally Commits to USF Football  The Daily Stampede

Orlando Jones defensive back Daquan Evans officially made himself the 14th prospect to verbally commit to USF's 2019 recruiting class last Wednesday.



Elijah Williams has made Jones High Orlando’s latest attraction  Orlando Sentinel

Elijah Williams is building the Jones High football program to new levels.



Jones High football assistant fined $5,000 for recruiting violation  Orlando Sentinel

Jones High School assistant football coach Andrew Anderson plans to appeal a hefty fine levied by the Florida High School Athletic Association for violation of ...



Jones High students can't take physics  Orlando Sentinel

Jones High has no students enrolled in physics, making it the only traditional high school in Central Florida that doesn't offer the class.



Prep roundup: Jones routs Forest, 60-0  Ocala

The Forest football team was no match for visiting Orlando Jones as the Wildcats trailed by as much as 41 points in the game's first quarter and fell 60-0 to the ...



Jones High School principal resigns, cites personal reasons, district says | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

The principal of Jones High School in Orange County, has resigned effective immediately, an Orange County school district spokesperson confirmed. A district ...



Orange County Schools applauded for handling of scandal involving Jones High School athletes | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

The Florida High School Athletic Association commended the Orange County School District for its handling of a grade-changing scandal involving athletes at ...



Elijah Williams returns to sideline as coach at Jones High  Orlando Sentinel

After a year away from the game Elijah Williams is making his return to the sideline. Williams accepted the head coaching position at Jones High School on ...



15-year-old slain at Orlando apartments identified  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

ORLANDO, Fla. - A 15-year-old boy was found shot to death Sunday at an Orlando apartment complex, police said. Orlando police said Wilvens Idoris was shot ...



New Parramore school seeks to overcome early struggles  Orlando Sentinel

The new school in Orlando's Parramore neighborhood was designed to be unique, a campus that promised college scholarships, an on-site pediatrician and, ...



Bey ready for Jay-Z, Beyoncé concert at Camping World Stadium  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

ORLANDO, Fla. - The power couple of a generation, Beyoncé and Jay-Z, will be in Orlando Wednesday playing at the Camping World Stadium. To make sure ...



National Signing Day 2018: Where Central Florida athletes are headed  WESH Orlando

Wednesday is National Signing Day, a huge day for Central Florida high school athletes, as they announce where they plan to play in college.



'My best wasn't good enough,' father of 15-year-old shooting victim says  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

ORLANDO, Fla. - The father of a 15-year-old boy found shot to death Sunday at an Orlando apartment complex says he was trying to get help for his son who ...



Bakari Burns  Orlando Times

ORLANDO - Health Care for the Homeless Inc. has a rich history of giving back and supporting those in need in the Central Florida community. At the helm is its ...



Florida school grades: 5 takeaways from 2018 report card  Orlando Sentinel

Here are five takeaways from the A-to-F grades given to Florida's more than 3,200 public schools and 67 school districts this week. 1. Schools that have ...



Paying It Forward - Metropoly - March 2018 - Orlando, FL  Orlando Magazine

Harris Rosen's compassion for the stricken people of Haiti is an ongoing mission of hope.



Track and field coach arrested on sex charges  WKMG Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. - A man who unofficially volunteered with the Jones High School track and field team is accused of having sex with a teenage girl multiple times ...



Recap: National Signing Day Wednesday  WESH Orlando

National signing day is Wednesday and elite high school athletes from all over Central Florida are signing their national letters of intent to play their sport at the ...



Teen entrepreneurs find sweet success in honey business  Orlando Sentinel

At the first Parramore Farmer's Market, Christopher Thornton,17, couldn't believe how many customers were buying up jars of honey sold under a business he ...



Orange County schools debut 6 new campuses  Orlando Sentinel

The Orange County school district will open six new schools on Aug. 14, including two built after protracted fights and one that is the first in Parramore in ...



Florida's high school graduation rate rises for class of 2016  Orlando Sentinel

Florida's high school graduation rate moved up again in 2016, hitting a record 80.7 percent and continuing a decades-long climb, state officials said Friday.



OPD program steers teens toward 'positive direction'  News 13 Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Taking Central Florida's young adults and keeping them on a positive direction toward success -- that's the goal of a mentoring program that ...



Crooms family opened doors wide to learning  Orlando Sentinel

Today, the Crooms Academy of Information Technology in Sanford is a public magnet high school, immersed in up-to-the-minute technology. But the academy's ...



Texas Football Recruiting: What does 3-star 2019 OLB Marcus Tillman Jr. bring for the Longhorns  Hook 'Em Headlines

An underrated 2019 prospect was added to the Texas football recruiting class in three-star outside linebacker Marcus Tillman Jr.



Filling critical need, hundreds of area high-schoolers enroll in health-sciences programs  Orlando Sentinel

Kyarra Garrett wants a career in health care — and she's not waiting to start her education. The Jones High senior is among a growing number of Central Florida ...



Streets will close for Citrus Parade, New Year's Eve, bowl game  Orlando Sentinel

And traffic brought to thine? The Citrus Parade, New Year's Eve celebrations and the Citrus Bowl will bring crowds, traffic and road closures to Orlando this ...



Maynard Evans doesn't deserve to have name on a high school  Orlando Sentinel

The debate over where to put Maynard Evans High School has raged for several years, but so far, no one has questioned whether a new school in a new ...



Spotlight: Susie Forehand  Orlando Times

ORLANDO - With a historical career, Susie Forehand has been an advocate for quality nursing education. In addition to educating thousands of students, she ...



Orlando's Jones High band makes whirlwind tour of DC  Florida Courier

WASHINGTON – After performing in Monday's 2016 National Memorial Day Parade – the largest such parade in the country – members of Orlando's Jones High ...



Officials unveil plans for new $41.3M school in Parramore neighborhood  Orlando Sentinel

A $41.3 million community school in Orlando's Parramore neighborhood is planned to open by August 2017, Orange County Public Schools officials announced ...



UCA adds 19 football players on Signing Day  KATV

Coach Nathan Brown's University of Central Arkansas football coaching staff added 19 newcomers to the UCA family on National Signing Day on Wednesday.



Q&A: Viera High football's Derek Smith  Florida Today

Q&A with new Viera High head football coach Derek Smith.



Windermere Elementary reaches golden milestone  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Fifty years ago, the community's elementary school opened in a new and larger facility. It previously operated in downtown Windermere in what is now the ...



Winter Springs middle school changes tune after cutting chorus  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

When Carol Waters' 11-year-old daughter, entrenched in the arts at Indian Trails Middle School in Winter Springs, came home sobbing last week, she was ...



Library reveals chapters from Orlando's varied past  Orlando Sentinel

Desserts were absent from many Orlando restaurant menus, national columnist Drew Pearson reported 70 years ago during a radio broadcast, but the trend had ...



Miami Heat's Matt Williams moves to bigger stage in his Orlando evolution  Sun Sentinel

Matt Williams takes his next step with the Miami Heat as he returns for exhibition against the Orlando Magic where he starred at the University of Central Florida.



Neighborhood gets results for family of slain Orlando mother  WKMG Orlando

Neighbors of 24-year-old Breanna Walker are coming together to get results for her family after the mother was fatally shot in her Orlando neighborhood ...



Three-star Defensive End Stacy Kirby Signs LOI with USF, Spurns C.  The Daily Stampede

To everyone's surprise, USF football landed three-star defensive end Stacy Kirby Tuesday afternoon during the first day of the new early signing period. SIGNED



Memphis basketball coach Penny Hardaway discusses new recruits and a potential assistant  The Commercial Appeal

Memphis coach Penny Hardaway held his first press conference since being introduced by the university last month and addressed a wide range of topics.



'The Voice': Ormond Beach singer goes soulful route  Orlando Sentinel

On 'The Voice,' Ormond Beach singer Kaleb Lee performed a simple, heartfelt version of 'It Is Well With My Soul.' He learns if he has made it to the finals on ...



Rep. Val Demings honors Commissioner Billie Dean in US Congress  The Apopka Voice

On April 12th Representative Val Demings of the 10th District of Florida honored Commissioner Billie Dean in the US Congress by reading a statement into the ...



Schools with an 'incomplete' on Florida's report card now get grades  Orlando Sentinel

Ten Central Florida schools issued an I, or incomplete, when Florida released its 2016 grades in July now have their official marks, according to the Florida ...



Gun Control  Orlando Times

Valentine's Day, a day of love displayed was marred by murder and bloodshed, in the wake of a South Florida School shooting. It's been two weeks since the ...



Bishop Wiggins Gets Bumped Up to International Bishops' Conference Chair  West Orlando News

From a Press Release. Steadily Orlando, the City Beautiful, continues to bustle with activity, growth, and development. The region houses landmark anchors ...



Candidates Face Off  Orlando Times

As the 2018 primary approaches, Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidates have made the Trump administration their collective centerpiece opponent.



Gabriel Davis  Orlando Times

ORLANDO - Born in Fernandina beach, FL, Gabriel Davis was raised in the heart of Sanford, the same place his mother, Alana Davis, grew up. During her ...



Campus groundbreaking signals new day for community, downtown Orlando  Florida Trend

Children from the Parramore community helped Central Florida leaders sink shovels into the dirt today at a groundbreaking ceremony ushering in a ...



Wekiva Mustangs football schedule announced  The Apopka Voice

Last season the Wekiva High School Mustangs enjoyed their best season in its 10-year history with a 7-4 record and a trip to the state playoffs.



Parramore Oaks affordable-housing project in Orlando faces hurdles  Orlando Sentinel

As Orlando leaders push for more affordable housing in Parramore, some argue the city should stop putting tax-supported apartments in a neighborhood still ...



Historic Black Town Celebrates Anniversary  Orlando Times

EATONVILLE - Eatonville has a birthday. All of Central Florida is invited to celebrate the birthday of this historic Black town, which is listed as the oldest Black ...



Orange schools ready to expand magnet programs  Orlando Sentinel

To stay competitive and prepare students for today's careers, Orange County schools plan to offer more magnet programs.



50 Most Powerful: Tourism & Transportation  Orlando Magazine

Harris Rosen ​Hotelier, Philanthropist. ​Orlando magazine's inaugural Most Powerful People list appeared in 2001 (at that time there were just 20 listed).



Arron Afflalo wins 2018 Rich and Helen DeVos Community Enrichment Award  FanSided

Arron Afflalo wrote a love letter to Orlando during the summer after signing with the Orlando Magic. He gave back to the community even more this year.



Shaquem Griffin  Orlando Times

Perseverance, Dedication And Determination Fuel UCF's Shaquem Griffin. BY DEVIN HEFLIN. ORLANDO - With an undefeated season, the UCF Knights ...



Police: Gunman fired shots from sunroof of moving car in Ivey Lane teen slaying  Orlando Sentinel

Police: Shooter Lafredrick Gandy fatally shot teen boy while standing out of car sunroof.



Christian Chamber announces December speaker  The Apopka Voice

From the cabbage fields of Flagler County to a senior director for Orange County schools, she was a trailblazer for women and African Americans.



Florida teaching certification exam: Teacher | WFTV | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

9 Investigates learned that some Central Florida teachers are struggling to make the grade on state certification exams.



50 Most Powerful: 21-29  Orlando Magazine

21 Belvin Perry Jr. Attorney, Morgan & Morgan »Age: 65. Although he retired as chief judge for the Orange-Osceola circuit last fall, Perry remains a powerful ...



WCBI's 2018 National Signing Day Headquarters  WCBI

Patrick Surtain, Jr., American Heritage HS (Fort Lauderdale, FL) (#1 DB) – SIGNED, Alabama. Justyn Ross, Central HS (Phenix City, AL) (#7 WR) – SIGNED, ...



50 Most Powerful: 41-50 & 10 to Watch  Orlando Magazine

41 E. Ann McGee. President, Seminole State College »Age: 65. Seminole State is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and McGee—only the college's ...



Cops: 21-year-old arrested in Ivey Lane slaying of teen  Orlando Sentinel

A 21-year-old man was charged with first-degree murder in last week's shooting death of a 16-year-old boy at an Orlando apartment complex, police said.



Emergency contact information in Central Florida  WKMG Orlando

Find important emergency contact information for the Central Florida area and statewide on ClickOrlando.com. SHELTERS. Shelter openings are ...



Banking And The Black Community  Orlando Times

CENTRAL FLORIDA - The industry of banking in the Black community has endured an interesting, and sometimes trying, history. Banking originated as the ...



Demings announces bid for Orange County Mayor  The Apopka Voice

After months of deliberation, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings has decided to run for Orange County Mayor during the 2018 election cycle.



The curious history of Forest Avenue - Part Two  The Apopka Voice

This is the second in a two-part series entitled “The curious history of Forest Avenue.” The series investigates the origin of the road's name, details the racial ...



Creating Future Health Leaders  University of Central Florida

Creating Future Health Leaders | Read more about UCF Community, Medicine, Orlando and Central Florida news.



Manager at Devereux in Viera accused of having sexual relationship with student, police say | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

COCOA BEACH, Fla. - A 24-year-old unit manager at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health in Viera was arrested recently and charged with having a sexual ...



Driving while black: OPD stops Aramis Ayala. No excuse for racial profiling  Orlando Sentinel

Lawyer Ernest DeLoach puts OPD's stop of Aramis Ayala into perspective as 100 of Central Florida's most influential people weigh in on current events.



Historic Black Bottom House of Prayer in Need of Restoration  Orlando Advacate

ORLANDO, FL– A historic downtown Orlando church is turning to the community for help in restoring the building to original condition. The Black Bottom House ...



9 Investigates: Group formed fake after-school program to commit Medicaid fraud | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

9 Investigates found out a group pf men are accused of stealing from at-risk youth and disabled seniors to fund lives of luxury. Investigators said the men used ...



Tropical Bowl Quarterbacks Are Talented & Intriguing  FloFootball

The Tropical Bowl is loaded with talented and intriguing quarterbacks, including LSU's Danny Etling and Indiana's Richard Lagow.



BUNGALOWER'S TOP 16 WEEKEND EVENT PICKS, FEB 16-18  Bungalower

Here is a look at some of the best events taking place this weekend. Remember, you can always visit the complete events calendar by clicking on “EVENTS” in ...



A Salute To Women  Orlando Times

Ahh…Moments A Salute To Women: Exhibit Honors "Hidden Figures Of Seminole County". BY VALADA FLEWELLYN Honoree Francis Oliver along with ...



'Pappy' Kennedy persevered to make civil-rights history  Orlando Sentinel

Joy Wallace Dickinson, Florida history: On Monday, January 18, the 25th Arthur "Pappy" Kennedy Prayer Breakfast once again celebrates the legacy of Martin ...



Orlando shooting victims remembered in vigils across city, nation and world  Orlando Sentinel

Mourners across Orlando - as well as the nation and world - paused Sunday night to remember the 50 people killed and 53 injured in the Pulse nightclub ...



Middle School Girls Rankings: Kennedi Sanders Is The Next Big Sprinter  MileSplit

Kennedi Sanders has the fastest middle school times in both the 100m and 200m dash. In the 100m she has run 11.62 (-0.1) and in the 200 she has run 24.51 ...



Land dispute pitting Eatonville vs. district - Orlando  Orlando Business Journal

EATONVILLE -- The city of Eatonville has been making plenty of noise lately, insisting Orange County Public Schools pay for the sins of its fathers. City officials ...



Commissioner Billie Dean: "I think it's time"  The Apopka Voice

By Reggie Connell/Managing Editor of The Apopka Voice. Commissioner Billie Dean is a brash, outspoken fighter. He has been for 24 years on the Apopka City ...



Orlando teen's 'violent and horrific' death remains unsolved  Orlando Sentinel

Cold Case: Josh Johnson was kidnapped, found dead in Pine Hills home in 2012.



Clare and the Chocolate Nutcracker Tour Central Florida  PR Web

Exciting! Lively! Delightful! Enchanting! These are some of the remarks from the audience last weekend when the cast of Clare and the Chocolate Nutcracker ...



Why Theoretical Physicist Sylvester James Gates Sees No Conflict Between Science and Religion  Smithsonian

An active proponent of education, diversity and communication, Sylvester James Gates is known for both his research in theoretical physics and his commitment ...



The Orlando Citrus Bowl: A Brief History  The Mane Land

The Orlando Citrus Bowl is *fresh* off a massive reconstruction process to update the 79-year-old building. Here is a look at its rich history.



Top 10 Moments in Flo Golden South History  FloTrack

By: Johanna Gretschel for MileSplitThe inaugural Flo Golden South in Clermont, Florida, is fast-approaching. Going on 40 years, this illustrious southeaster.



U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has steered tens of thousands of dollars to unusual organization  Florida Times-Union

Over the past four years, U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown repeatedly has used her name, office and political connections to steer tens of thousands of dollars to an ...



Leading By Example: John T. Washington Service Awards  University of Central Florida

Leading By Example: John T. Washington *Service* Awards | Read more about UCF Community, Orlando and Central Florida news.



Church News  Orlando Times

APOPKA - On Sunday, August 28th, Rev. Dr. Herman L. Dericho celebrated 53 years as Senior Pastor of historical New Hope Missionary Church of Apopka. Rev ...



Death Penalty Relevance  Orlando Times

The latest happenings in State Attorney Aramis Ayala's battle against the Governor and Florida legislature have refueled the once dormant debate on capital ...



Fla. boy reported missing found in NC with mom who cut off GPS bracelet | WFTV  WFTV Orlando

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - A Seminole County father is headed to North Carolina Friday morning, to be reunited with his son who was reported missing.



This Weekend's Kids & Family Activities in Bronx  NY Metro Parents

Fun and educational kids and family activities are abound this weekend in the Bronx! Interested in theater and museums? Want to go to book reading or concert ...



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