Oviedo High School homecoming gun scare ends with no charges
The state has decided not to charge a teenage boy with a crime after rumors circulated in November 2021 that he brought a gun to Oviedo High School’s homecoming dance, causing panic at the event and attracting the attention of law enforcement.
Jury finds former Oviedo High School janitor guilty of recording students in bathroom
A federal jury found a former Oviedo High School janitor guilty of recording female students and a teacher over one year after a cell phone was discovered under a sink to record up-skirt videos, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Oviedo High School testing gun detection technology
OVIEDO, Fla. – New gun detection technology is being tested at Oviedo High School in hopes of keeping the campus safe. It’s been used at Oviedo High School on a trial basis for the past three months. [TRENDING: Mega Millions jackpot hits $750M | Fla. firefighter charged in Capitol riot | How to get vaccine in Fla. | Gun background checks skyrocket]ZeroEyes is the company behind the gun detection technology, the team includes several military veterans with a background in information technology. ZeroEyes gun detection technology is currently being used in nine different school districts, including schools in New Jersey, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania. That new technology has been used at Oviedo High School on a trial basis for the past three months.
Oviedo High School to test new weapon detection system
OVIEDO, Fla. – Leaders in Seminole County on Wednesday are expected to unveil a new safety tool aimed at keeping students safe. The school district will take part in a pilot program called Zeroeyes. The weapon detection system uses artificial intelligence to detect guns quickly by using security cameras. District leaders say the pilot program will be conducted at Oviedo High School.
Oviedo High sophomore only student to be named 2020 Engineer Girl Ambassador in Florida
OVIEDO, Fla. – An Oviedo High School sophomore is one of 23 students nationwide to be named an Engineer Girl Ambassador for 2020. | Shaq’s mansion discounted by $3M]Nag is designing an engineering club for the Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida. Nag says learning that only 13% of women are engineers inspires her to expose young girls to science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers. The Engineer Ambassador Program is sponsored by the National Academy of Engineers along with the Society of Women Engineers. If you or someone you know would like to apply to be an Engineer Girl Ambassador for the 2021-2022 school year, apply here.
Oviedo High School coach receives award after winning teacher of the year in Seminole County
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – Oviedo High School coach Willi Furiosi received a $250 gift card to Academy Sports & Outdoors after winning the Seminole County teacher of the year award. The district said the University of Central Florida graduate helped revive the school’s Experimental Science program and AP Biology program. “He’s caring, he’s well-versed in his knowledge of science, and he also motivates his students to go into a STEM career,” Principal Dr. Trent Daniel said. He is also the tennis coach and ultimate-frisbee coach at Oviedo High School. Academy Sports also donated a $250 gift card to the principal to get sports equipment for the students.
Orlando-area students participate in walkouts in wake of school shooting
Walkouts were reported Wednesday at Hagerty High School, Lake Mary High School, Oviedo High School, University High School in Orange City and Lyman High School, among other schools across the state. Video showed students sitting on the ground outside of University High School in Orlando chanting "What do we want? Officials from Volusia County Schools said more than 2,000 students participated in a walk out at University High School in Orange City. Seminole County School DistrictWhile the district isn't organizing the event, officials have been made aware and school administrators have been notified. The principal at University High School in Orange City estimates more than 2,000 students participate.