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Dommerich students winning at safety, sweep statewide poster contest

This year, not only did the three winners of the WalkSafe Statewide Poster Contest come from Orange County, they also came from one school: Dommerich Elementary. Safe to say that they’re doing something right when it comes to talking about safe biking and walking. WalkSafe comes from the University of […]

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OCPS students grab life by the handlebars on Bike to School Day

Students across Orange County showed that bicycling and walking to school is cool on National Bike to School Day, Wednesday, May 9.  Best Foot Forward (BFF) coalition partners Healthy Central Florida, Orange County’s Walk-Ride-Thrive and Sheriff’s Office, City of Maitland officials and Orlando Health participated with Orange County Public School […]

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Springing forward – stay alert for those biking and walking

It’s that time again – we are springing forward for Daylight Saving Time. On Sunday, March 11, remember to set your clocks an hour ahead and plan for that hour lost. More importantly, be alert for more vulnerable road users out and about in those dawn hours. With the time […]

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Audubon Park Walking School Bus gets kids moving, alert and ready to learn

A little drizzle wasn’t enough to dampen the spirits of Audubon Park Elementary students and parents as they started the year on the right foot, kicking off their walking school bus program on Wednesday, January 10. A walking school bus (WSB) is a group of children walking to school accompanied […]

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Getting to school in downtown Orlando is getting easier

Big improvements are coming to Downtown Orlando. First, Orange County Public Schools is opening one of its brand new schools in downtown, named OCPS Academic Center for Excellence (OCPS ACE). The new preschool through eight grade school is particularly remarkable. Not only does it serve students on one campus but […]