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Poinciana summertime activities available for kids

Posted on April 24, 2015 at 12:22 pm

Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer Poinciana parents know that it’s time to start thinking about summertime activities for their children. One option close to home is the Association of Poinciana Villages’ Summer Camp, which will be held at the Poinciana Community Center. Registration is currently under way. This camp is for children ages 5 to 11 and will run from June 8 to Aug. 14.  The APV camp hours are Monday

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  • Poinciana seasonal activities scheduled

    Posted on April 17, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer Put a spring in your step and check out these seasonal activities. The Ladies Club of Poinciana, fresh off their successful spring carnival earlier this month, continues their fundraising endeavors by hosting a Chinese Auction on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Poinciana Community Center. A Chinese auction is a silent auction. This event does not have a live auctioneer. Items

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  • Jury selection begins in Loomes Wheeler trial

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 1:42 pm

    Loomes Wheeler

    By Ken Jackson Staff Writer Jury selection began earlier this week in the trial of a Kissimmee man accused of sexually battering at least two victims when they were minors and then fleeing the country while out on bond. Loomes Wheeler, the former owner of Horse World stables near Poinciana, will have his case heard this week in front of Ninth Circuit Court Judge Leticia Marquez after a jury is

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  • Poinciana High students to study weather patterns through new STEM program

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 1:16 pm

    Peter Birtolo from WeatherSTEM readies Poinciana High’s new weather station for use and explains how it works on March 17. Students in Earth Science swill be able to get online feedback from the on-campus station to use in their projects.

    By Ken Jackson Staff Writer Osceola County schools, through their expanded STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) curriculums, are teaching their students much more than ever about weather and what can be learned from the data. Maybe they can get the forecasts right. At Poinciana High School, a WeatherSTEM data transmission unit was installed the week before spring break. The school applied to WeatherSTEM, a professionally developed community centered weather network,

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  • Easter Egg Hunt set for Deerwood Park, Living Water Fellowship

    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer Hop on over to Deerwood Park and bring your children 12 and under to the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Presented by the Association of Poinciana Villages, the Hunt will be today at Deerwood Park, 4051 Laurel Ave. This free event begins promptly at 10 a.m. Living Water Fellowship, 4101 Pleasant Hill Road, will hold their Easter Egg Hunt today at 9:30 a.m. Children up to grade

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  • Ladies Club of Poinciana to host spring carnival April 2-5

    Posted on March 27, 2015 at 1:05 pm

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer The Ladies Club of Poinciana will present its annual Spring Carnival April 2-5 at Vance Harmon Park (Country Club Road and Cypress Parkway). Admission is free. All funds raised at the carnival and the recently held fashion show goes toward the Ladies Club of Poinciana scholarship fund. Last year, the Ladies Club of Poinciana awarded four $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who live in Poinciana.

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  • Ninth annual Poinciana Community Expo held today

    Posted on March 20, 2015 at 12:29 pm

    Lisa D’Cato Poinciana Writer The Ninth Annual Poinciana Business and Community Expo will be held today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event will be held at Liberty High School, 4250 Pleasant Hill Road. The Poinciana Business and Community Expo is presented by the Poinciana Area Council, which operates under the umbrella of the Kissimmee/Osceola Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored by Poinciana Medical Center, Toho Water Authority, CenterState Bank, the

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