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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 *****@gmail.com for details. This is an event you don't want to miss!! #AHS80sReunion

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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.



APOPKA SHOOTOUT: Apopka High School students  WFTV Orlando

9 Investigates obtained video that police said shows a shootout between two Apopka High School students after they left school Friday afternoon.



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.



Officials to crack down on senior prank following vandalization of Orange County school  WFTV Orlando

Eight people were taken into custody after Orange County deputies said they played a part in the vandalization of a high school.



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 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.



Blue Darter Alumni reunion coming in June  The Apopka Voice

The first Rivership reunion cruise was such a success, it's time for a REPEAT, PART 2! Join us for our 3rd AHS 80s Mass Reunion on Saturday, June 8th.



Apopka High sophomore chosen for Disney Dreamer's Academy  The Apopka Voice

Apopka's Julia Shepherd was selected to be part of the 2019 Disney Dreamer's Academy - which chooses only 100 teenagers from across the United States.



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 ...



Police investigating several videos of Apopka High School students in another campus brawl  WFTV Orlando

9 Investigates learned a mother accused of coming on school property to egg students into fighting could face charges.



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

Parents of Apopka High School students received an unnerving phone call Friday. Principal Matthew Arnold's voice played on a recording sent out to parents ...



Two Apopka roads will be temporarily closed for work |  Apopka Chief

At its meeting on Wednesday, June 5, the City Council approved two road closures, one near the city center and the other near Apopka High School.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Dream was right size for Sawyer Brown singer Gregg Hubbard  Apopka Chief

Growing up in Apopka, Sawyer Brown keyboardist and singer Gregg “Hobie” Hubbard had a pretty big dream, but he wasn't sure it would ever come true.



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 ...



Apopka's Biggest Stories of 2018: Darlington leaves Blue Darters  The Apopka Voice

Editor's Note: This is the 15th in a series of articles published by The Apopka Voice in 2018 that were the most noteworthy events of the year. The Apopka Voice ...



Apopka High School Beta Club needs your help  The Apopka Voice

Our school has a population of over 3,400, sometimes it's easy to get lost in the shuffle. We have a diverse culture with over 54% of our students receiving free or ...



Advanced Placement classes spark success — and criticism — in Orange County schools  Orlando Sentinel

Advanced Placement classes have expanded in Orange County schools and across Florida. More students are succeeding on the tough AP exams — but plenty ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

Former NFL safety Brandon Meriweather played at Apopka High School and the University of Miami, and he now is involved in several business ventures.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Blue Darter Jalen Carter commits to Georgia Bulldogs  The Apopka Voice

Apopka Blue Darter star defensive tackle Jalen Carter announced his commitment to play football for the University of Georgia on Monday.



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.



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.



Apopka High gives kids clothes for good grades  Orlando Sentinel

Hundreds of students at Apopka High School roamed the halls Tuesday proudly wearing T-shirts, polos and sweatshirts affectionately nicknamed "nerd wear."



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'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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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..



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 ...



Former Blue Darter hoops star signs NBA deal  The Apopka Voice

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



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.



Deaths in Central Florida: 4/20  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. ORANGE. Elaine V. Smyth Elaine Vevera Smyth passed ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



9 Investigates: More Orange County parents opt for charter schools  WFTV Orlando

Students are fleeing Orange County schools, some of which have gone through expensive renovations with your tax money.



Apopka High School car fire - Snapchat Video  The Apopka Voice

Here is a Snapchat video of the car fire this morning at Apopka High School, courtesy of Apopka High School student Andrew Bankson: ...



Apopka High Valedictorian announced  The Apopka Voice

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



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.



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...



Domino Effect: Windermere High athletic director hiring leads to changes throughout area --...  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

The hiring of Fred Priest as athletic director of Windermere High School, which will open next fall, has set off a chain reaction within the high school athletics ...



Blue Darter quarterback going west to play football  The Apopka Voice

Demetri Burch verbally committed to play football at the Unversity of South Florida in the summer, but on National Signing Day, things changed.



Dozens of teams register for Relay for Life of Apopka  Apopka Chief

Dozens of teams have registered for Relay for Life of Apopka, a fundraiser that will be held Saturday, April 8, at Apopka High School.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



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 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.



Former Blue Darter standout named to All-Big South Conference team  The Apopka Voice

Apopka High's Johnny Robinson has made the preseason Preseason All-Big South Conference team as a rising senior. Robinson also made the All-Big South ...



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 ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 4/9  Orlando Sentinel

To place an Orlando Sentinel obituary, visit this form. You can also search for previous obituaries here. LAKE. Kerry Kottal Kerry Harper Kottal,75, was born in ...



Myrtle Alexander: Apopka teacher brought lessons of love, language  Orlando Sentinel

Myrtle Hubbard Alexander, former teacher at Apopka High School, has died Aug. 25. She was 85.



Apopka Sports Hall of Fame: Sports champions to remember  The Apopka Voice

Last weekend, the Apopka community came together for the Apopka Sports Hall of Fame Ceremonial Luncheon, where they witnessed the inauguration of the ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Deaths in Central Florida: 12/16  Orlando Sentinel

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



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.



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.



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.



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, ...



World's 'foliage capital' planting different seeds of growth these days  Orlando Sentinel

Take a drive through Apopka and you're likely to see a scene not much different from a decade or two ago. Main Street is still flanked by fast-food restaurants.



KB Home Announces the Grand Opening of Carriage Hill in Apopka  Business Wire

APOPKA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced the grand opening of Carriage Hill, the builder's latest community of new ...



Virginia Tech Football Scouting Report: Norell Pollard  TechSideline.com

Norell Pollard is undersized right now, but he has some key attributes that could make him an excellent player in Virginia Tech's scheme.



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 ...



Car strikes school bus in Zellwood  The Apopka Voice

The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a car crashing into a school bus this morning transporting students to Apopka High School.



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.



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