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Osceola schools given 5-star status

Posted on August 20, 2014 at 12:45 pm

Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer The start of the new school year is a great time for parents to get involved with their child’s school. Thirty-seven Osceola County schools have been designated as Five Star Schools earning the Florida Department of Education’s most prestigious award for community involvement. The award is presented each year to schools that have shown evidence of exemplary family, school, and community involvement. To qualify, each school

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  • Poinciana Youth Sports Association

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 12:26 pm

    Poinciana Youth Sports Association has announced the presentation of two new recreational youth sports programs to the Poinciana community. These sports programs are open to any boy or girl within the ages of 5-14 regardless of skill level. We will be starting these activities in the fall of 2014 and look forward to meeting all interested parents who want their children to participate in fun, safe, educational and affordable recreational

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  • Plans change for new Poinciana Community Center

    Posted on August 15, 2014 at 12:52 pm

    By Tiffanie Reynolds Staff Writer A presentation from Osceola County Commissioner Brandon Arrington at the Aug. 12 Association of Poinciana Villages (APV) board meeting has temporarily halted plans for a recreational pool in front of the Poinciana Community Center. The APV board voted to delay its decision for the pool for a month, but continue with the plans for renovating the current Poinciana Community Center building as well as a

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  • New Poinciana civic group to host political rally

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 11:05 am

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer There’s a new civic group in Poinciana and their goal is to promote political, social, cultural and economic empowerment and to seek political accountability. Hispanic American Cultural, Educational and Recreational (H.A.C.E.R.) invites the community to a meet and greet political rally to be held on Saturday, Aug. 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Poinciana Village 7 Park (Poinciana Parkway and Lake Hatchineha Road).

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  • Construction has begun to widen Poinciana Blvd.

    Posted on August 6, 2014 at 12:09 pm

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer Construction has begun on a project to widen a portion of Poinciana Boulevard to four lanes. The $8 million dollar project will add two lanes between Oren Brown Road and north of the railroad crossing near U.S. Highway 17-92. When complete, it will help to ease traffic bottlenecking. “I am excited that work widening this section of Poinciana Boulevard is underway,” said Osceola County Commissioner Michael

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  • Deputies seek Poinciana larceny suspect

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 4:34 pm

    Osceola County Sheriff’s detectives are in search of a male who stole a delivered package from in front of a Poinciana home last week. Deputies were called to a home on Ficus Tree Road the evening of July 22, where the homeowner said he was expecting a package to be delivered to his home. At 1:03 p.m. that day, United Parcel Service notified him via email the package had been

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  • Open houses set for back to school information

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer Osceola County students head back to school on Monday, Aug. 18. The Osceola County School District has set the dates and times for all open houses. The open house for all high schools will be Wednesday, Aug. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m. All middle schools’ open houses will be Thursday, Aug. 14, from 4 to 7 p.m. Elementary and K-8 schools will have open house

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