Parents in Lake Nona’s Eagle Creek community frustrated over school rezoning plans
ORLANDO, Fla. — People living in Lake Nona’s Eagle Creek community are upset about proposed plans to rezone their neighborhood to a new middle school. Eagle Creek is directly across the street from Lake Nona Middle School, but proposals on the table would have students in the community go farther away to a new school. For Eagle Creek resident Jeffrey Banks, part of what he likes is a sense of community tied to his children’s school. Read: OCPS announces Hurricane Ian makeup daysIt’s one of the reasons he bought a home here and he hopes to continue that at nearby Lake Nona Middle School, where he’s currently zoned. They said Eagle Creek students would have to cross Narcoossee Road for either school, while students in neighborhoods northwest of Lake Nona Middle School don’t have to cross the busy road if they stay zoned for Lake Nona Middle.wftv.com
Free COVID-19 testing site to be held at Lake Nona Middle School
ORLANDO, Fla. Free coronavirus testing will be held at Lake Nona Middle School from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 29. Appointments are required for a patient to get a COVID-19 test. Patients must be 18 or older and have an Orange County ID. Orange County has posted a list of other county locations for COVID-19 tests at this link. More than 24,000 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Orange County.