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TECO, ALCO campus ceremony set for Thursday

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 1:17 pm

Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer After a short delay, the Technical Education Center Osceola (TECO) and Adult Learning Center Osceola (ALCO), in partnership with Osceola County government, will hold an open house and ribbon-cutting event at the new Poinciana campus. This event will be held Thursday. The open house will be from 4 to 7 p.m., the ribbon cutting takes place at 6 p.m. The TECO/ALCO center is located at 1030

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  • Poinciana High junior plays politics at the nation’s capitol

    Posted on October 22, 2014 at 1:14 pm

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Poinciana High School  junior Alexis Pratts recently returned from a trip to Washington, D.C. where she made a presentation to the staffs of two Florida Congressmen about continuing federal funding for career and technical education programs.

    By Ken Jackson Staff Writer If her gig in construction customer service doesn’t pan out, Poinciana High School’s Alexis Pratts could just as well go into a different mode of serving people — politics. The PHS junior recently returned from a trip to Washington, D.C. where she made a presentation to the staffs of two Florida Congressmen about continuing federal funding for career and technical education programs. As part of

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  • Poinciana Rec Center to host an open house

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer The Poinciana Recreation Center, 397 Marigold Ave., will hold an open house event on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is an opportunity for residents to see the full array of the Poinciana Recreation Center’s classes, sports and group activities. The Association of Poinciana Villages (APV) will also have face painting and food trucks on site to add to the festivities. The

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  • New $6 million Poinciana health facility to open

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer Since 2005, Poinciana residents have received medical care from the Osceola County Health Department out of “temporary” modular buildings. But, as of last Friday, temporary has a new meaning – September 2014. That’s when a new, permanent $6 million facility is scheduled for substantial completion. “I know it has been a long time coming but now we are in the homestretch,” said Commissioner Brandon Arrington. “This

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  • Ms. Pratts goes to Washington

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 12:29 pm

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Poinciana High School junior Alexis Pratts speaks in front of a class. She will travel to Washington D.C. to bring awareness to career and technical education in the state of Florida.

    By Aiyana Ruiz For the News-Gazette A Poinciana High School student will travel to Washington D.C., later this month to meet with several officials and Senate representatives to bring awareness to career and technical education in the state of Florida. Alexis Pratts, a junior, will not only represent Osceola County and the state of Florida when she meets with a representative of U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, but also SkillsUSA, which

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  • Community Complex plans moving forward

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 12:25 pm

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer Relief from the summertime blues is on the way. In addition to fall approaching, at the Association of Poinciana (APV) Board meeting held on Sept. 9, it was announced that plans will move forward with the Community Complex expansions and improvements, which will include a recreational community swimming pool. Prior to the APV board reaching their decision, two meetings were held where residents had the opportunity

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  • Annual Poinciana festival to include M.S. walk

    Posted on September 3, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer Poinciana’s largest festival has now become a true community event. In addition to the festival, which recognizes Hispanic Heritage month, Promociones Cultura y Herencias Hispania, which has presented this event for seven years, has included a M.S. Walk prior to the festival in conjunction with The National Multiple Sclerosis Society. This first-ever M.S. Walk for a cure event for Poinciana will take place at Vance Harmon

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