News From the Nest

Week of March 7-11, 2022

Falcon Family,


Our Orchestra 2/3 students had their MPAs last Tuesday at Lake Buena Vista High School.

As a result of all their hard work and attention to the finest details, our APS Orchestra students walked away sweeping Straight Superiors once again. Orchestra assessments uses a point/rubric system for the state and our students took every point they could get on the stage and in sight-reading.

Judge 1 - 67 / 68

Judge 2 - 67 / 68

Judge 3 - 65 / 68

Sight Reading - 19 / 20

Congratulations Mr. Munera and ROCK STAR APS orchestra students!


Coming up on Thursday, our PE Dept will host our APS Field Day for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade. This fun event will be a great way to end the third quarter, allowing for friendly compeition between classes and a great way to get active outside.


As a reminder, this Friday there is no school for students. Teachers will have a workday on Friday to prepare report cards. Please note: If your student in 3rd- 8th is bringing home their OCPS device, please have them keep it fully charged, as to not drain the internal battery.


I hope everyone has a relaxing and restful Spring Break.



Trevor Honohan, Principal

The Audubon Park School K8

trevor.honohan@ocps.net

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Upcoming Dates

  • 3/9: Yum Yum Pops after school front of the school

  • 3/10: Field Day for K-5 students

  • 3/11: Teacher Workday/No School for Students

  • 3/14 -3/18: Spring Break

  • 3/21 - 3/23: Track Tryouts for 6th - 8th, after school

  • 3/23: No Early Release Wednesday

  • 3/23:Yum Yum Pops after school back of the school

  • 3/25: PTSA Executive Board interest forms due
  • 3/28- 4/1: APS Staff Appreciation Week
  • 4/5-4/6: 3rd grade Reading FSA
  • 4/7: FSA Writing, Grades 4-8
  • 4/9: Park Life Falcon 5K

Important Testing Information

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Park Life Falcon 5K - Registration is Open!

APS PTSA, along with the Park Life Group, are excited to host the 4th annual Park Life Falcon 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, April 9, 2022! Registration is officially open:


https://events.hakuapp.com/falcon-run-5k


Come join us for a community event to support our neighborhood school! The race will begin and end at the campus of APS K8 and will weave through the beautiful Audubon Park neighborhoods. The race will be professionally timed and award medals will be given out to the top winner in each age group. Kids Fun Run will take place around the track and will be after the 5K awards presentation. Unable to attend in person, we have a virtual race option as well!


Event highlights include a race t-shirt, finishers medal, swag bag and awards ceremony. Please note, shirts may not be guaranteed if registering after April 1st.


We look forward to seeing you on April 9, 2022!


DATE, TIME & LOCATION

Packet Pickup: Friday, April 8, 2022

APS Baseball Field from 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Race Day: Saturday, April 9, 2022

Audubon Park School K8 Track

7:00am: Packet pick-up and late registration

8:00am: 5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles)

9:00am: 5K Awards Presentation (Age Group Awards)

9:15am: Kids Fun Run (Run lap(s) around the school track)

*Please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes early due to road closures and traffic congestion.


Questions regarding the event or sponsorship opportunities, please contact: Brooke Castino bcastino@cfl.rr.com or 407-284-0024.

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STAFF APPRECIATION SAVE THE DATE!

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STAFF APPRECIATION BOOK DRIVE

If you have been thinking of a "Spring Cleaning" here is the opportunity.

This year for Staff Appreciation Week, we will be hosting a book shopping event for teachers to add to their classrooms. If your family has outgrown books, please donate them in the Front Office bins. Let the love of reading and learning spread beyond your family's bookshelf!

Collecting now through March 25th!

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APSK8 CLUBS & ACTIVITIES

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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.