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Apopka High School 80s Mass Class Reunion

May 1, 2016 by Sherrie Parker (Register to contact)

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We are proud to announce our first Apopka High School 80s Mass Class Reunion for 1980-1989 graduates. The reunion will be held on Saturday June 4, 2016 @ Fran Carlton Center. Tickets are $35 per person. Search our Facebook page: AHS 80s Mass Class Reunion to purchase tickets ASAP. You may also call/text (407) 701-XXXX or ***** for details. This is an event you don't want to miss!! #AHS80sReunion

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Deaths in Central Florida: 4/20  Orlando Sentinel

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

Apopka police investigating threat made by student against high school  WFTV Orlando

Apopka police said they are investigating an online threat made by a student against Apopka High School.

Deaths in Central Florida: 4/9  Orlando Sentinel

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

Report: Guns used in shootout were stored in cars at Apopka High School  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

According to a newly released arrest report, Apopka police say the two guns used in an after-school shootout were stored in cars on campus on Friday.

Apopka school on lockout following anonymous phone call about potential threat  WFTV Orlando

An Orange County school had an early dismissal Friday in regards to a potential threat.

3 teens arrested following gunfire near Apopka High School  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Police arrested three teenagers Friday in connection with an argument that started at Apopka High School and culminated in a shooting. No one was hit by the ...


The latter is personified by 12 Florida students who attended the Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence held March 21-24 in Lake Buena.

Apopka High School Theatre Department presents Radium Girls  The Apopka Voice

The Apopka High School Theatre Department is pleased to present Radium Girls, November 8th–9th at 7 pm and November 10th at 2 pm.

New Apopka High School principal is familiar with school, community  Apopka Chief

As a former math teacher, Lyle Heinz, the new Apopka High School principal, said he likes to look at the numbers in determining how the students are ...

Retiring Apopka High School teacher began career to help kids learn to love to read  Apopka Chief

Even though she was in her 30s, longtime Apopka High School teacher Sue Beechum, who will direct her final Apopka High graduation on Friday, May 25, and ...

Apopka and Wekiva High students participate in Orange County Youth Leadership Conference  The Apopka Voice

Dozens of buses shuttled hundreds of high school students to Valencia College's West Campus for Orange County's annual Youth Leadership Conference.

Why are fewer Orange County students being disciplined?  WFTV Orlando

Thousands fewer Orange County Public School students are being kicked off campus as a form of discipline and district leaders say the drop in out-of-school ...

Blue Darter football coach Rick Darlington leaving Apopka  The Apopka Voice

Rick Darlington, the head football coach at Apopka High School, is expected to be named the new head coach at Enterprise High School in Alabama, according ...

9 Investigates: Apopka Police Department's use of force under review  WFTV Orlando

Only 9 Investigates has obtained body camera video at the center of an internal investigation. The July video is being investigated after an Apopka police captain ...

Former Apopka Principal inducted into Orange County Public School Hall of Fame  The Apopka Voice

Dr. Joe Joyner, the son of two educators, served 23 years at Orange County Public Schools as a teacher, coach and eventually principal at Apopka High School, ...

Rumor of possible threat at Apopka High School prompts added police presence, officials say  Orlando Sentinel

Principal Matthew Arnold did not elaborate on the nature of the possible threat or say when it may have been made.

Apopka High's Zack Greinke hits pitching milestone  The Apopka Voice

Zack Greinke reached a major-league milestone Sunday when he made his 400th career start against the San Diego Padres. Greinke pitches for the Arizona ...

Shots fired near Apopka High School  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Authorities are investigating after shots were fired near a high school Thursday afternoon in Apopka.

Blue Darters look to bounce back against state champ Dr. Phillips  The Apopka Voice

In the past three seasons, the DP-Apopka game has often looked like a preview of the state championships. The Blue Darters defeated the Panthers in all three ...

Former Blue Darter hoops star signs NBA deal  The Apopka Voice

From Charlotte Hornets President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Mitch Kupchak announced today that the team has signed guard ...

Three years after retiring from NFL, Apopka's Brandon Meriweather uses his head for business  Orlando Sentinel

Brandon Meriweather does not watch NFL games, at least not in a normal sense. He loves the sport, always has. After years on the inside, though, Meriweather's ...

Apopka senior receives scholarship from Apopka City Commissioners  The Apopka Voice

Because of her impressive resume of public *service*, Apopka senior Hope Hanson was awarded the Seat 4 Good Scholarship, presented by Former Apopka ...

Finding an NBA Alternative: Apopka's Basketball Lifers Can Play Elsewhere  The Apopka Voice

Apopka High School has a rich sporting history, with some notable alums leaving an indelible imprint on their respective sports. Some of Apopka's own include ...

Student accused of bringing stolen gun to Evans High School  WFTV Orlando

A 15-year-old boy was arrested Friday afternoon after bringing a stolen handgun to Maynard Evans High School, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.

Orange County teacher suspended, students' SAT scores invalid  WFTV Orlando

A now-former Orange County teacher is in trouble with the state.

UPDATE: Teenage Apopka girl found after missing for more than a month  WFTV Orlando

UPDATE: FDLE tweeted late Thursday that Elma has been found safe.

BREAKING NEWS: Matt Arnold named new principal of Winter Park High School  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Former Winter Park High School teacher, athletic director Matt Arnold returns as the new principal of the high school.

Teens organize to become “Santa to Seniors”  The Apopka Voice

After successfully providing gifts to senior residents in a local nursing home last year for the first “Santa to Seniors” project, a group of high school students are ...

It's peach season at Apopka High School  The Apopka Voice

The Apopka High School Theatre Department would like to invite you to their production of James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl adapted by David Wood.

Skeletal remains found along rural Apopka road  WFTV Orlando

Human remains were found Friday along a rural Apopka road , the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.

Ernest C. Swift to be inducted into the Apopka Sports Hall of Fame  The Apopka Voice

Swift is affectionately known to many as “Coach Swift” was a 1965 graduate of Phillis Wheatley Senior High School. He is the son of Ernest Sr. and Thelma Swift.

Apopka High School Ranked Among Nation's Most Challenging  The Apopka Voice

Apopka High School makes it on a national list of challenging high schools.

Blue Darter's star running back out for the season  The Apopka Voice

the first dose of bad news hit the Apopka program hard this week when it was learned that their star running back, junior Jecoryan Davis-Hamilton, was lost for ...

OCPS Board Confirms New Apopka High School Principal  The Apopka Voice

Matt Arnold, the principal of Southwest Middle School, has been named the new principal of Apopka High School. He replaces Doug Guthrie, who was principal ...

Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall arriving in Apopka Wednesday  The Apopka Voice

From the City of Apopka. Apopka is so excited to bring the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall to Kit Land Nelson Park on Park Avenue this Wednesday.

Biggest Apopka stories of 2016: Apopka High School gains national recognition  The Apopka Voice

This is the sixth in a series of articles published by The Apopka Voice in 2016 that were the most noteworthy events of the year.

Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall arriving in Apopka today  The Apopka Voice

Apopka is so excited to bring the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall to Kit Land Nelson Park on Park Avenue today.

Apopka High School Debate: High Key, Blue Key  The Apopka Voice

By Matida (Staff Writer for The Blue and White Apopka High School Newspaper). Gainesville – Cobblestone streets, a clock tower, and students in their best ...

Wekiva senior receives scholarship from Apopka City Commissioners  The Apopka Voice

At the Wekiva High Awards Ceremony on Monday, Brown was a recipient of Bright Futures, the MLK Jr. Humanitarian Award, and several others including The ...

Arnold brings diverse experience to AHS  The Apopka Voice

Renaissance man Matt Arnold brings a diversity of skills and experience with him to Apopka High School as the school's new principal.

Former Apopka Blue Darter drafted into the NFL  The Apopka Voice

Hendrickson, a former tight end and defensive end for the Apopka High School Blue Darters football team, was drafted by the New Orleans Saints.

Apopka High School Alumni Begin a Reunion Tradition  The Apopka Voice

Apopka High School alumni gathered for the 1st Annual 80's Mass Class Reunion for graduates and those who attended, taught or worked at Apopka High ...

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...

Deaths in Central Florida: 12/16  Orlando Sentinel

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

Apopka High football schedule announced  The Apopka Voice

Two non-district road games against a perennial powerhouse and a state runner-up in 2016 highlight the Apopka Blue Darter 2017 football schedule.

Windermere High choir to perform at Carnegie Hall  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

The choir will take the stage at the legendary venue next April.

Coach Delgado leaves Apopka High School  The Apopka Voice

James Delgado, the Assistant Head Coach, Offensive Line Coach and Recruiting Coordinator since 2011 at Apopka High School, is leaving to take a job as ...

Biography of an Apopka icon: The life and times of Billie Dean coming in 2020  The Apopka Voice

Reggie Connell, Managing Editor and Publisher of The Apopka Voice, has been given permission by Mr. and Mrs. Dean to write his biography, which is in the ...

Apopka Boys Soccer Team holding youth clinic this month  The Apopka Voice

The Apopka High School Boys Soccer Team invites all children ages 6 – 12 to participate in a free youth soccer clinic this month.

October 25 gala will raise funds for John Land Apopka Community Trust |  Apopka Chief

The first John Land Apopka Community Trust Legacy Gala will be held Thursday, October 25, at Highland Manor, 604 E. Main St., Apopka. The fundraiser gala ...

Central Florida students stage walkout for school safety, gun control  WFTV Orlando

Students in schools in Central Florida have staged walkouts Wednesday to raise awareness about school safety and gun control.

PD: Lockdown lifted at Apopka HS following search for suspect  WESH Orlando

A portion of Apopka High School was placed on lockdown as police searched for a teen suspect on Tuesday, according to officials.

Apopka teacher arrested, charged with 22 counts  The Apopka Voice

Apopka police arrested an Apopka teacher Friday in a complex case involving her relationship with a 14-year-old student. According to the Apopka Police ...

Breaking News: Vehicle Fire at Apopka High School  The Apopka Voice

Breaking News: Updated at 3:15PM. Matthew Arnold, Principal of Apopka HIgh School, sent this message to AHS parents: ” A truck caught on fire on the ...

Homecoming events at Apopka High rescheduled  The Apopka Voice

Matthew Arnold, Principal of Apopka High School, announces the rescheduled events that were cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew.

Apopka High School seniors enroll in course for national EMT certification  Apopka Chief

Ten Apopka High School seniors took the first steps Wednesday, April 19, in a progressive career education program that will make them nationally certified ...

Fitzpatrick announces bid for Orange County Public School Board Chair  The Apopka Voice

Matthew Fitzpatrick, an Apopka resident and former candidate for the District 7 Orange County Public School Board, announced on Facebook that he was ...

Apopka High Bowling Team Competes at Nationals  The Apopka Voice

The Apopka High School Boys Varsity Bowling Team competes today and tomorrow at the inaugural US High School Nationals in south Florida.

Eustis High baseball coach David Lee dies at 55 — 'He touched so many lives'  Orlando Sentinel

Eustis High School baseball coach David Lee died Thursday. He was 55.

Apopka High Debate Team Brings Home Medals  The Apopka Voice

While the rest of Apopka was enjoying a three-day weekend and observing Memorial Day the Apopka High School Debate Team was hard at work.

Apopka High School 80's Mass Class Reunion  The Apopka Voice

Everyone who attended, taught or worked at Apopka High School during the 1980's is invited to the First 1980's Mass Class Reunion. The weekend of fellowship ...

The Justice Project  Bungalower

A Partnership Between: Orlando REP and UCF. Join us for a showcase of original works devised by students from Apopka High School, Cypress Creek High ...

High School Students Help Clean-up Apopka  The Apopka Voice

Over 200 volunteers participated in the neighborhood clean-up including more than 150 students from Apopka and Wekiva High Schools.

Myeloma Awareness Month  Apopka Chief

Mayor Bryan Nelson, (c), held a proclamation on Monday, February 18, making March the Myeloma Awareness month. He is pictured with Myeloma patients, (l-r) ...

Homeless in Apopka: Lunch with Rosie at Tom Staley Park  The Apopka Voice

This was the first in an occasional series entitled Homeless in Apopka. The series features the stories of the homeless population in our community and how they ...

Baptiste Orthodontics is now accepting new patients in Apopka |  Apopka Chief

Great News Apopka! Baptiste Orthodontics is so excited to announce that the final touches are being put on their new office at 12 S. Park Avenue in Apopka ...

Apopka High Valedictorian announced  The Apopka Voice

Apopka High School announced its Valedictorian for the 2015-16 school year.

Apopka High School Debate Team Prepares for National Tournaments  The Apopka Voice

Apopka High School debaters are still working to find funding for national tournaments. California in May and Utah in June.

Blue Darters ranking still unanimous  The Apopka Voice

The Associated Press Top 10 Florida high school football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, rating points and previous rankings.

Apopka Blue Darters Sport Highlights  The Apopka Voice

Congratulations to the Blue Darter Wrestling team who beat West Port High School as well as seven other High School teams to bring home the District title on ...

Bowling Team receives National Championship Rings  The Apopka Voice

The Apopka High School Boys Varsity Bowling Team competed today at the inaugural US High School Nationals in South Florida.

Orange County announces shelter openings and locations  The Apopka Voice

Orange County will open shelters for the general population, including pet-friendly shelters beginning tomorrow morning, Saturday Sept. 9 at 9 a.m..

Wolf Lake Boys Basketball team in County Championship Thursday night  The Apopka Voice

The County Championship game between Wolf Lake and Carver Middle Schools is at 7:15 PM Thursday night at the Edgewater High School Gym. Tickets are ...

AHS Drama Department announces schedule  The Apopka Voice

The Apopka High School Drama Department has announced their 2016-2017 schedule and is looking for support from the community.

Apopka High School Debate Team Reaches Their Goals  The Apopka Voice

Three members of the Apopka High School Debate Team will be competing next week in the National Speech & Debate Association National Tournament.

PTA vigil honors Parkland school shooting victims  Orlando Sentinel

PTA vigil in Orlando honors Parkland school shooting victims, urges change to ensure "this is the last candlelight vigil we have to hold for our students."

Apopka High Football takes on Miramar in Helmet Challenge  The Apopka Voice

The Florida High School Football Helmet Challenge, brought to you by strategic partner HSPN Sports. It celebrates high school helmets.

Apopka High School Students Review Lake Brantley's Bye Bye Birdie  The Apopka Voice

Review. By Meagan Renard and Max Kelly. As beautiful as a “Spanish Rose”, Lake Brantley's production of Bye Bye Birdie will definitely make you “Put On A ...

Apopka Bowling Team Wins National Title  The Apopka Voice

The Apopka High School Boys Varsity Bowling Team competed today at the inaugural US High School Nationals in South Florida.

FHP: Apopka motorcyclist killed in early-morning I-4 crash  WFTV Orlando

A 50-year-old motorcyclist is dead after he wiped out on I-4 near the Disney Springs exit early Sunday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Deaths in Central Florida: 4/19  Orlando Sentinel

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

How to Choose a New Principal - The Process and a Student's Perspective  The Apopka Voice

The selection process for a new Apopka High School principal is moving quickly. It may be over in a few days.

Apopka Memorial Middle School science teacher needs your help  The Apopka Voice

As a teacher in a diverse school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom.

Apopka High School announces Drama Department Officers  The Apopka Voice

The Apopka High School Drama Department has big plans for the 2016-2017 school year. Here are the officers that will help make it happen.

Apopka High Bowling Team headed to Nationals  The Apopka Voice

Another Apopka High School team is headed to a National Tournament. This time it is the bowling team.

Apopka High Grad KJ Dillon drafted by The Houston Texans in NFL Draft  The Apopka Voice

Apopka High School football standout KJ Dillon was drafted in the 5th Round of the NFL Draft (159th overall) by the Houston Texans today. Dillon, a three-year ...

Hundreds 'cover the field' to support praying Apopka football team  WKMG Orlando

It's a tradition of faith that parents and students at Apopka High School refuse to break. A defeated football team "covered the field" in prayer Friday night.

Apopka's new 'Welcome' sign not welcome  Orlando Sentinel

Apopka City Council voted against a sign that would have welcomed visitors to Orange County's second-largest city.

Nelson names Bass and VanCamp to executive team  The Apopka Voice

Two familiar faces are returning to Apopka to fill what Mayor-Elect Bryan Nelson is describing as his executive team - City Administrator and Executive Assistant.

Ocoee native enters race for County Commission District 2  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Mark Byrd said his knowledge of the area will help him represent the community he calls home.

Smith draws on a diverse background in service to Apopka  The Apopka Voice

Alexander Smith is a product of Apopka. In many ways, he embodies its history, its struggle, and its growth like no other. Smith was born in poverty and raised in ...

800 students get treated to 'Hamilton' thanks to sponsors, charities  WESH 2 Orlando

Eight hundred students from low-income communities were treated to bus transportation, lunch and a ticket to the story of Alexander Hamilton during the ...

Mayor Kilsheimer says goodbye to Apopka City Council  The Apopka Voice

Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer closed out his final meeting on the City Council last night with this statement: “I would like to begin these closing remarks by ...

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.

Apopka returns to quick-strike offense  The Apopka Voice

It was a return to normalcy for the Apopka Blue Darters Football Team this evening at the University High School Football Field. Big plays, quick touchdowns, ...

Stoic, respectful reception or rowdiest event of the year?  The Apopka Voice

19 educators from local schools were honored with the title "Teacher of the Year". Each recipient received a plaque, a flower, and bone-jarring applause.

Hazardous Waste Collection scheduled in Apopka  The Apopka Voice

Americans generate 1.6 million tons of Household Hazardous Waste every year. The average home has more than 100 pounds of HHW in the garage and ...

Apopka to open first new fire station in 20 years this week  The Apopka Voice

Station No. 5 is the first additional fire station opened in Apopka in 20 years – meeting the need for an improved emergency response in Orange County's ...

Welcome back to school!  The Apopka Voice

Today, 208000 students will head to classes in Orange County Public Schools. The first two weeks of school is a very active time.

SRO's: A role that goes beyond the job description  The Apopka Voice

Officer Barry Brown takes over at Apopka Memorial Middle School as the new School Resource Officer from the Apopka Police Department.

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