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26 x January 5 - 18, 2017 x n Dr. Phillips Elementary Dr. Phillips Elementary received several guests during Orange County Public Schools’ annual Teach-In. School representatives would like to extend thank-yous to all who came out and presented to classes, including visitors from As part of Orange County Public School’s Teach-In, Tricia Hartley and Kristin Bagley’s kindergartners at Dr. Phillips Elementary “back float” with Dr. P. Phillips YMCA’s Josh the Otter. SCHOOL NEWS Capoeira Brazilian Pelourinho Inc., Chuy’s, Dave & Buster’s, Dr. P. Phillips YMCA, McDonald’s, Universal Orlando Resort and more. n Waterbridge Elementary compiled by Lauren Salinero Orange Tree resident Megan Roy is named as Waterbridge Elementary’s teacher of the year. Megan Roy, a thirdgrade teacher at Waterbridge Elementary, was named as the school’s teacher of the year. Mrs. Roy graduated in 2005 with a degree in family and child sciences. She has served as the team leader for the third grade for the past five years and is a Common Core Black Belt. Mrs. Roy lives in Orange Tree with her husband, Michael, and four children. n Whispering Oak Elementary The Whispering Oak Elementary National Elementary Honor Society held its annual food drive. The group collected more than 3,000 items that were donated to Bread of Life Fellowship Inc., Matthew’s Hope Ministries Inc. and First United Methodist Church of Winter Garden’s food banks. The school’s NEHS officers include Natalia Bartko, Sophia Heller and Diya Raj; and members are Jack Bajdas, Aidan Bernhard, Diego Caso, Kathryn Crutchfield, Matthew Hazelwood, Karl Johnson, Noah Larson, Leiann Le, Orlando Premier Music Instruction THANKS TO YOU MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS & TO-GO ORDERS TODAY 407.248.3474 FIELDHOUSEORLANDO.COM JOIN US FOR THE BIG GAME SUNDAY FEBRUARY 5 Check out a few of the classes we currently have available for those kids that LOVE to be in the spotlight! MUSICAL THEATER CLASS - (grades K-12) Acting Movement Voice Stage Production COMEDY IMPROV CLASS (middle school/high school students) Present Moment Awareness Stand Up / Sketch Comedy Creative Writing Public Speaking Classes are currently in Winter Garden, Celebration, and East Orlando. Email for more info - x January 5 - 18, 2017 x 27 (Front, l. to r.) Katie Swirsky, Diego Caso, Leiann Le, Natalia Bartko, Noah Larson, Aidan Bernhard, Sophia Heller, Matthew Hazelwood, Jack Bajdas, Matthew Lee, (back, l. to r.) teacher Lise Abrams, Karl Johnson, Diya Raj, Kathryn Crutchfield, Isabel Reyes, Tiana Tran and teacher Cathy Moore of the Whispering Oak Elementary National Elementary Honor Society participate in NEHS’s annual food drive. Matthew Lee, Isabel Reyes, Katie Swirsky and Tiana Tran. n Bridgewater Middle Bridgewater Middle representatives announced the launch of a student of the month program, one of the portions of the Bridgewater’s Positive Behavior Support (PBS) systems. It acknowledges boys and girls in grades six through eight for their “paw-sitive” traits and their demonstration of specific character traits, such as respect, caring, self-discipline, perseverance and CONTINUED ON PAGE 28 Again!