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  1. 15-year-old Boone High student shot and killed on his way to school, sheriff says  Orlando Sentinel
  2. Sheriff: Boone High Student Slain While Walking to School  News 13 Orlando
  3. BOONE STUDENT SHOT: Boone High School student shot, killed on walk to school, deputies say  WFTV Orlando
  4. 15-year-old fatally shot while walking to school in Orange County, sheriff says  WESH 2 Orlando
  5. 15-year-old Orlando boy fatally shot walking to school identified  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
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  1. BOONE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT KILLED: Family, friends remember Alejandro Martinez  WFTV Orlando
  2. Memorial fund started for Orlando teenager shot and killed on his way to Boone High School  Orlando Weekly
  3. Video Shows Vehicle of Interest in Boone Student's Slaying  News 13 Orlando
  4. Authorities searching for gunman who shot, killed 15-year-old walking to school  ABC News
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The mood was somber at the funeral for a Boone High School student gunned down while walking to school.

Boone High School presents "Catch Me If You Can," February 14-16  Bungalower

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 ...

Danny Wuerffel aims for another championship, this time in flag football and as Michael Vick's teammate  Finger Lakes Times

ORLANDO, Fla. - Danny Wuerffel took the snap from center, turned to his left, and with the flick of his wrist, the ball was out. Wuerffel has executed that throw.

Reward now $15K for information in killing of 15-year-old Boone High student Alejandro Vargas Martinez  Orlando Sentinel

As he often did, 15-year-old Alejandro Vargas Martinez spoke to his mother on the phone while he walked to Boone High School in the predawn hours of Dec.

Vigil honors teen who was killed while walking to Boone High School  Orlando Sentinel

Friends and family gathered to remember the life of Alejandro Vargas Martinez, the 15-year-old boy who was shot to death Tuesday while walking to Boone High ...

Vigil Tonight For Boone High Student Killed In Shooting  News 13 Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — A vigil was held Friday night for the Boone High School sophomore gunned down Tuesday morning while walking to school. Alejandro ...

'He's bleeding everywhere:' 911 calls released in Boone student's death  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Recently released 911 calls shed some light on the aftermath of a shooting that killed a 15-year-old Boone High School student as he was walking to school, ...

Sketch released after 2 Orlando girls groped while walking to school  WESH 2 Orlando

Deputies have released a sketch of a man accused of groping two girls while they were walking to school earlier this week in Orlando. Officials with the Orange ...

Florida power Oak Ridge upset, held to 16 points by full-game stall tactics  USA TODAY High School Sports

Boone employed an aggressive stall campaign against Florida state power Oak Ridge, eventually pulling off a stunning 20-16 victory.

Former UCF standout BJ Taylor chases down NBA dream  News 13

BJ Taylor has always been a basketball player and a man of his word. Now the Orlando native is looking to fulfill a childhood prophecy he etched out for himself ...

Boone High School JROTC Practices for City of Orlando Veterans Day Parade  Orlando Political Observer

Next week, several dozen members of the Boone High School JROTC will be staying after school to practice their march choreography and flag routine prior to ...

High school start times: Orange school board to study options in May  Orlando Sentinel

Superintendent Barbara Jenkins said she'll present the Orange County School Board with options for later high school start times at a May 7 meeting.

Catch Me If You Can  Bungalower

Based on the hit film and the incredible true story of Frank Abignale Jr., Catch Me If You Can is the high-flying musical comedy about chasing your dreams by ...

'They're going to kill me': 15-year-old shot to death called mom one last time  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

The mother of a 15-year-old boy shot while walking to Boone High School last December cannot forget the final words she heard from her son before he was ...

Boone High School to debut new turf football field  Orlando Sentinel

Boone High School set to open their new multi-purpose turf field.

Lockout lifted at two schools after Orlando police investigate suspicious package  WFTV Orlando

A "lockout" has been lifted at two Orange County schools after Orlando police investigated a suspicious backpack left near a high school, officials said.

Deaths in Central Florida: 4/28  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

Stray bullet hits day care worker outside prep academy in Orlando, deputies say  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

A stray bullet from a nearby shooting hit a day care worker who was sitting outside near Scholar's Prep Academy Tuesday afternoon, according to the Orange ...

Orlando Teen Homicide Case: Sheriffs, Crimeline Money Increase Reward  News 13 Orlando

We're learning more about how Crimeline was able to increase the award for information in the death of Alejandro Vargas-Martinez.

Fatal shooting of 14-year-old boy not a 'random act,' deputies say  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

The fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy on Saturday was not a random act, officials from the Orange County Sheriff's Office said Monday.

Special-needs teacher with history of complaints retires amid investigation  WFTV Orlando

An Orange County teacher just retired while under investigation, which 9 Investigates learned was at least her 10th over the course of 13 years.

#RethinkSchool: Safety and Success in a Magnet School Setting  U.S. Department of Education

My zoned middle school, in Orlando, FL, made local news with a tragic and terrifying story: a student was taken into the bathroom and raped. That was exactly ...

Orange County homicides up nearly 30 percent in 2018  Orlando Sentinel

There were more homicides in Orlando and Orange County in 2018 than in the year prior, detectives in the local police department and sheriff's office said.

Florida college admissions: Getting into UF, FSU, UCF may depend a lot on where you went to high school  Orlando Sentinel

Students at Florida high schools in more affluent communities are more likely to get into UF or FSU — the state's top-ranked universities — than students from ...

Police activity prompts lockdown at Boone High School in Orlando  WESH Orlando

An Orlando school was locked down Friday morning due to police activity, an Orange County Public Schools representative said.

New Orlando football team will practice in Georgia (PHOTOS)  Orlando Business Journal

The Orlando team in the new Alliance of American Football will practice in Georgia in addition to Florida because of Florida's insurance rules, the Orlando ...

Doug Patterson of Boone is Orange County athletic director  Orlando Sentinel

Doug Patterson started anew this week after spending more than a decade as Boone High School School's athletic director.

Florida history: Iconic principal and his school were linked to the last day  Orlando Sentinel

It's not surprising that the imposing building on East Robinson Street that houses Orlando's Howard Middle School looks like a classic American high school.

Deaths in Central Florida: 5/14  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

Deaths in Central Florida: 2/24  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Weaver Endel Raulerson age 84, Montverde, ...

Helping the needy and the environment: Central Florida 100 | Commentary  Orlando Sentinel

This week's topics include plastics, psychiatric care and the true meaning of Christmas.

Central Florida's National Merit semifinalists announced  Orlando Sentinel

More than 100 Central Florida high school students are semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program, meaning their scores on the PSAT — a ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 3/19  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

Deaths in Central Florida: 11/18  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

Orange school board elections: 2 vie for district 7 seat  Orlando Sentinel

A teacher and a homemaker face off for the district 7 seat on the Orange County School Board.

Class of 2018 'Super Scholars': Orange schools celebrate seniors accepted into nation's top colleges  Orlando Sentinel

Ninety one high school seniors set to graduate from Orange County public high schools this month will be honored tonight as "super scholars" for getting ...

Boone High School student holds police appreciation rally  News965

Orlando, FL - "Police officers mean the world to me," said 16 year old Caroline Casola Saturday at a Police Appreciation Rally she held at the Acencia Banquet ...

911 calls released after teen murdered while walking to school  WESH 2 Orlando

For the first time, WESH 2 News is getting new insight into the murder of a local teen who was walking to school when he was gunned down.

Boone High School totem pole vandalized  WESH Orlando

Last week, the iconic totem pole at Boone High School was vandalized.

Best public high schools in Florida: U.S. News releases 2018 list  Orlando Sentinel

Twenty-five Central Florida high schools earned top rankings in the latest U.S. News & World Report's "best high schools" list meant to showcase excellent ...

Report: Orlando Apollos' Alliance of American Football suspends operations  Orlando Business Journal

The game is over for yet another experimental professional football league — one that had a team calling Orlando home. Several reports via sports new ...

Thousands of Central Florida students walk out calling for end to gun violence  Orlando Weekly

Thousands of Central Florida students joined nationwide school walkouts Wednesday to call for an end to gun violence and honor the people killed in a mass...

What's behind Orlando's pro sports graveyard  Orlando Business Journal

The region's latest sad story regarding the Orlando Apollos shows that Central Florida can sustain a team. So what happened?

House of the Day: Beautiful historic Delaney Park property wants $624,900 - REDUCED $599,900  Bungalower


Orlando Apollos committed to playing upcoming games, despite league's uncertain future  Orlando Business Journal

The future of the league is in question after its top executive mentions folding due to disagreements with NFL Players Association.

Deaths in Central Florida: 8/26  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

Deaths in Central Florida: 1/27  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

Several Orlando-area schools among 'best high schools' in US, report says  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Several Orlando-area high schools were ranked at the top of U.S. News & World Report's newly released list of "best high schools."

Hard Lesson  Orlando Magazine

Greg Dawson laments the need for team sports outside Publix—students raising money so they can keep their sports groups alive.

Windermere High gets new assistant principals for upcoming school year  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Nancy Murchison, Taylor Plumblee and Adele Salazar all have joined the Horizon West school.

Colonial High School reported 1,059 students absent on Thursday  Orlando Sentinel

Colonial High School, one of four Orange County campuses named in online threats this week, reported 1,059 students absent on Thursday, the fourth day of ...

Florida adopts tougher test scores for high school graduation  Orlando Sentinel

The State Board of Education voted to make it tougher on students who can't pass the two Florida exams needed for a diploma. They'll need higher ACT or SAT ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 2/3  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

House District 49: Where Carlos Guillermo Smith and Ben Griffin stand  Orlando Sentinel

Incumbent state Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, the first openly gay Latino to serve in the Florida Legislature, faces a challenge for the House District 49 seat from ...

MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for April 14, 2019  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - MaxPreps and the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) will team up again each week throughout the Spring season to select ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 6/19  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

House of the Day: Turn key home in Curry Ford West asking $435000  Bungalower

SPONSORED by Olde Town Brokers: This four-bedroom, three bath home is located in the new Curry Ford West Main Street District at 1327 Edmundshire Lane ...

Bill would require financial-literacy class in high school  Orlando Sentinel

A proposed law would require Florida high-school students to take money management.

House of the Day: Charming Colonial estate asking $950000  Bungalower

SPONSORED: This charming lakefront colonial estate was built in 1923 and measures in at 1.31-acres, with 5,435 SF of living space. Located at 930 Appleton ...

Orlando teen takes after his amputee mentor, Boston Bill

ORLANDO, Fla. — Jodi Bainter still has the special text messages saved on her cell phone. The long, emotional messages are from a contact saved simply as ...

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 ...

Nominees Announced for the 2018 Jimmy Awards, Recognizing the Best of High School Musical Theatre Actors

Laura Benanti hosts the tenth annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards June 25.

House of the Day: 1940s bungalow near Boone High School asks $265000  Bungalower

This updated 1,342 SF 1940s bungalow in Kaley Park Orange County, near Boone High School, features a salt water “martini pool” and detached pool ...

Under Armour Orlando: Camp Preview  247Sports

247Sports takes a look at the expected stars slated for Sunday's Under Armour camp in Orlando.

Blue Darters bounce back in a big way  The Apopka Voice

The best remedy for a tough loss is a bounce-back victory, and the Apopka Blue Darters accomplished that last Friday night in a big way.

Deaths in Central Florida: 5/27  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

Orange, Seminole students earn high school diplomas, associate degrees  Orlando Sentinel

A total of 41 high school seniors in Orange and Seminole counties will graduate this spring with two years of college completed.

The 2018 Jimmy® Awards at the Minskoff Theatre: And the Winners Are!  DC Metro Theater Arts

The 10th Annual Jimmy® Awards, presented by The Broadway League Foundation and Pittsburgh CLO on Monday, June 25, at the Minskoff Theatre, provided ...

Florida man kicked out window, pulled himself out of moving cop car, deputies say  WFTV Orlando

A 31-year-old Minneola man smashed out of the back window of a patrol car and hurled himself out it onto the road Tuesday while the deputy behind the wheel ...

Father shoots older son to save younger son after argument between brothers over pool game  WFTV Orlando

Law enforcement officials in Florida said a father shot and killed one son to save the other after the two brothers started fighting over a pool game.

Orange schools don't accommodate Spanish speakers, students, parents say  Orlando Sentinel

A group of parents from Puerto Rico told the Orange County school board that the district doesn't provide adequate resources for Spanish-speaking families.

Deaths in Central Florida: 12/3  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

House of the Day: 2014 Parade of Homes winner for sale in Delaney Park  Bungalower

SPONSORED: This beautiful 1950s mid-century modern home was built in 1954 and was the Orlando Parade of Homes Grand Winner in 2014. It's located at ...

St. Johns County 2018 Football Preview: FSDB has enthusiasm but low numbers  St. Augustine Record

The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind football team has won one game in the last two years. There may be more interest in playing in the marsh behind ...

Under Armour Middle School Camp - Orlando  Youth1

The Under Armour All-America Camp Series Middle School Camps are designed to teach fundamentals, individual skills, group work and elevate thru ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 2/9  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

Deaths in Central Florida: 2/11  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

Following pressure from Parkland shooting survivors, Publix suspends all political contributions  Orlando Weekly

Following a week of online outrage, Publix announced this afternoon that they will suspend all political donations after a Tampa Bay Times report revealed the...

SPACEX LAUNCH: Launch from Cape Canaveral Tuesday with Vice President Mike Pence in attendance  WFTV Orlando

With the backdrop of the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral, Vice President Mike Pence visited Florida's Space Coast on Tuesday morning to formally ...

Orlando deal with Ring security gives police broader access to crime-fighting tool  Orlando Sentinel

Now, Orlando police are hoping further access to the network of about 10000 Ring users in Orlando will help it solve burglaries, mail thefts and other crimes.

Deaths in Central Florida: 3/10  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

Central Florida hospitals, agencies practice for potential terrorist attack  Orlando Sentinel

Fourteen hospitals; Lake, Orange and Seminole counties; the City of Orlando; Center Florida Disaster Medical Coalition; Orange County Public Schools; FBI; ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 11/15  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

'Time doesn't heal' wounds for family of Orlando man found dead in pool of blood  Orlando Sentinel

Confesor "JR" Rodriguez was killed in November 2012 in Orlando, but case remains unsolved.

This South Florida firm plans to build more upscale apartments in Orlando. Here's why.  Orlando Business Journal

The city has a 3.2 percent vacancy rate in its multifamily sector, which is among the lowest for Southeastern cities.

See Which Talented High School Students Earned Top Marks at the 2017 Jimmy Awards

The ninth annual ceremony, hosted by Ben Platt, celebrated the best of high school musical theatre performances.

Blue Darters and Mustangs return to action Friday night  The Apopka Voice

The Apopka Blue Darters and Wekiva Mustangs return to action this week after a bounce-back victory for Apopka last Friday and a bye week for the Mustangs.

Women Of The Year 2018  Orlando Magazine

Women who are making a positive impact on our community.

Orange, Seminole schools announce new principals  Orlando Sentinel

The Orange County and Seminole County school districts announced new principals recently.

UCF student Brooke Dawkins dies after being hit by truck  WESH Orlando

A 19-year-old University of Central Florida student has died after being hit by a pickup truck last week on Alafaya Trail. Brooke Dawkins, a Boone High School ...

Delaney Park, Crystal Lake neighborhoods are quiet spots near SoDo  Orlando Sentinel

Delaney Park and neighboring Crystal Lake neighborhoods are quiet, desirable enclaves south of downtown Orlando with A rated schools and quick access to ...

Two Central Florida teens triumph at national theater awards  Orlando Sentinel

When Dana Brazil heard "Tony Moreno" announced as best actor at the Jimmy Awards in New York City, her heart jumped for joy. But the nail biting wasn't over.

Jewish history exhibit to showcase contributions to Orlando community  Orlando Sentinel

Jewish contributions to the Central Florida community are highlighted in an exhibit at the Orange County Regional History Center called 'Kehillah" a History of ...

UCF student possibly brain dead after being hit by truck  WESH Orlando

A 19-year-old UCF student is possibly brain dead after being hit by a pickup truck last week on Alafaya Trail, according to family members.possibly.

Relief High School in Horizon West taking shape  West Orange Times

Walls are starting to go up at the West Orange relief high school construction site, and Doug Guthrie has been named principal.

Deaths in Central Florida: 8/20  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

Brooke Dawkins' death gave others life  Orlando Sentinel

Brooke Dawkins saved four lives the day she died. The Orlando girl who would go on to be homecoming queen at Boone High School in 2012 and earn a Bright ...

Deaths in Central Florida: 2/2  Orlando Sentinel

See recent obituaries from around Central Florida published in the Orlando Sentinel.

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