News From the Nest

Week of October 4 - October 6

Dear Falcon Families,

We hope all of our Falcon Families are safe and well after the storm. We are so thankful for the APS Cares branch of PTSA as they are ready to provide assistance to our families at this time. If your family is in need, please do not hesitate to reach out to

Remember, all OCPS schools will remain closed on Monday, October 3. We look forward to seeing all Falcons back at APS on Tuesday, October 4.

We have rescheduled the Gator Shower and our Gifts from the Heart Auction for this week!

The Gifts from the Heart Auction begins Tuesday, October 4 at 9am and will be live through Thursday, October 6 at 9pm (following the Gator Shower). Download the Handbid App and follow the instructions or simply visit and save to your favorites. We look forward to the amazing experiences your students will have thanks to these Gifts from the Heart!

We hope to see our Falcon Families at the Gator Shower on Thursday, October 6 from 4:30pm-7:30pm. Join us for photo ops with real gators, t-shirts, tons of animals, food, vendors, face painting, balloons, crafts, games with prizes, dancing, and so much more!

Trevor Honohan, Principal

The Audubon Park School K8


  • 10/3: All OCPS Schools CLOSED
  • 10/4: Classes Resume; Gifts from the Heart Auction OPENS at 9:00am
  • 10/6: End of Quarter 1; Gator Baby Shower, 4:30pm-7:30pm; Gifts from the Heart Auction ENDS at 9:00pm
  • 10/7: Student Holiday - NO SCHOOL
  • 10/10: Start of Quarter 2
  • 10/12: LONG Wednesday, Dismissal at 3:00pm; Walk & Roll
  • 10/17: Falcon Nation Zoom Event, 7:00pm-8:00pm
  • 10/18: SAC Meeting, 3:15pm; Quarter 1 Report Cards Go Home
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Gifts from the Heart - an APS annual fundraiser - has been rescheduled for this week! GFTH is a special opportunity for students to have one-of-a-kind experiences with their favorite teacher or staff member!

The Gifts from the Heart auction opens on Tuesday, 10/4 at 9am and ends on Thursday, 10/6 at 9pm (after the Baby Gator Shower).

Here is a snapshot of items you can bid on:

  • A kickball game - teachers vs students
  • Ice cream outings
  • Principal for the day
  • Pet-sit a class pet for the weekend
  • A custom STEAM experience
  • AND(!!) a "fast pass" for school drop off and pickup.
  • Plus, so much more!

Download the Handbid app and get ready for a fun online auction. This is our main fall fundraiser and all funds raised stay right here at APS and benefit projects and activities for teachers, faculty, staff and students.

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Falcon Nation 5.0: The 5 Things Every Falcon Family Needs to Know!

Become an APSK8 insider! Tune-in and listen to Principal Honohan share the latest news and happenings at APSK8, including the five things that our teachers really want parents to know this academic year!

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APS Volleyball (Grades 6-8)

Girls Coach – Coach Behl

Boys Coach – Coach Chacon

Informational Meeting: Thursday, 10/6 (3:15pm to 4:15pm)

Tryout Dates/Times

Boys: 10/10 (3:15-4:45), 10/12 (2:15-3:45), 10/14 (3:15-4:45)

Girls: 10/11 (3:15-4:45) , 10/13 (3:15-4:45), 10/14 (3:15-4:45)

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For easy access to information, there are live links on the homepage of the APS website, plus there are more pages of information and news. Please visit to stay connected!

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National Walk & Roll to School Day is Wednesday, October 12.

Bike 5 is coming up on Saturday, October 29. Click here for more information.

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Register with ADDitions to volunteer at APS

Orange County Public Schools require that all volunteers be registered and approved before being allowed to volunteer at school. Please be sure to take a moment go online to complete the application and start approval process.