News From the Nest

Week of April 4-8, 2022

Hello Falcon Families,

As we enter the month of April, being punctual to school each day will be very important. A myriad of exams and assessments will take place this month. Being on time gives everyone the advantage of starting the day, ready to succeed.

Upcoming this week:

Tuesday, April 5th: Grade 3 Reading Session 1

Wednesday, April 6th: Grade 3 Reading Session 2

Thursday, April 7th: Grades 4-8 Writing

Congratulations are in order for Mrs. Costa, ELL Resource teacher and her students. The OCPS Multilingual Department visited APS last week and awarded several of our hard-working students awards for their top progress in the Inspire Learning Program. I am proud of these students and their initiatives and growth.

What a week! Thank you to our wonderful PTSA, especially event planners Erin Provenzale and Lindsay Masterson and APSK8 lead, Mrs. Roberts for the appreciation-packed week of treats, breakfasts, lunches, and surprises along the way! Thank you to all the families and students who made our teachers and staff feel so loved. It was an amazing Staff Appreciation Week 2022!

Remember, Full Day Wednesday April 6th.

We hope to see you at the Park Life Falcon 5K next weekend, April 9th.

Trevor Honohan, Principal

The Audubon Park School K8

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Upcoming Dates

  • 4/5-4/6: 3rd grade Reading FSA
  • 4/6: Full day. No early release.
  • 4/6: Track meet @ ACE/College Park 4:30 p.m.
  • 4-6 back of the school Heartsong cookies
  • 4/7: FSA Writing, Grades 4-8
  • 4/9: Park Life Falcon 5K
  • 4/13: Walk N Roll
  • 4-13 Yum Yum pops front of the school
  • 4/13: Track meet @Howard 4:30 p.m.
  • 4/20: Track meet vs. Maitland/Carver at APS 4:30 p.m.
  • 4-20 back of the school Heartsong Cookies
  • 4-22 Diversity Dining Day featuring Italy

  • 4-27 Yum Yum Pops back of the school
  • 4/28: Track Cluster Championship Evans HS 6:00 p.m.
  • 5/3: PTSA general meeting (rescheduled from 4/12)
  • 5-4 Heartsong cookies front of the school
  • 5/10: OCPS Track and Field Championship Ocoee HS 6:00 p.m.
  • 5-11 Yum Yum pops front of the school

  • 5-18 Heartsong Cookies back of the school
  • 5-19 APSK8 Take Flight Literacy night
  • 5-25 Yum Yum Pops back of the school

Park Life Falcon 5K THIS Saturday!

Registration is open for the 4th Annual Park Life Falcon 5K

Make sure to sign up ASAP to guarantee your shirt size as the Park Life Falcon 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run is just a week away!

Join us on Saturday, April 9th at 8:00am at the APS K8 Track & Field.

The race will be professionally timed and award medals will be given out. The Kids Fun Run will take place around the track after the 5K awards presentation (roughly 9:00am). We know spring is busy with activities, so we’ve provided a virtual race option as well.

A HUGE thank you to our sponsors:

Park Life Group – Gold Sponsor (4th year)

Irvin & Irvin – Bronze Sponsor

Barre3 and East End Market – Water Station Sponsors

Carter Landscaping – Shirt Sponsor

Faith Hope Love Fitness – Booth Sponsor

If you are interested in being a sponsor, having a booth at the race, or providing swag for the swag bags, it’s not too late! Please contact Brooke Castino at or 407-284-0024. We are also in need of volunteers to help with packet pick up and race day logistics (high school students welcome).

Don’t miss out - see you on race day!

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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.