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  • 23 Jun 2016 10:56 AM | Anonymous

    EHS will be distributing student laptops starting August 1st - August 5th. Before laptops can be distributed to your student, parents must complete the online OCPS digital agreement forms through ProgressBook 24 hours prior to your assigned distribution date. The forms will be released on July 29th through your student’s ProgressBook account. 

    Assigned Distribution Dates: 

    Must have all OCPS Digital Agreement forms filled out 24 hours in advance in order to receive laptop. 

    Date Times Grades Last Names 
    August 1, 2016 7:30 am - 3:00 pm 10th – 12th grade A - J 
    August 2, 2016 7:30 am – 3:00 pm 10th – 12th grade K – P 
    August 3, 2016 7:30 am – 3:00 pm 10th – 12th grade Q – Z 
    August 4, 2016 7:30 am – 3:00 pm 9th grade Freshman Frenzy All incoming 9th graders 
    August 5, 2016 7:30 am – 3:00 pm All grade levels that missed their distribution date.

    EHS will also be hosting our Digital Open House on August 4th from 9:30 – 11:00 am in the Auditorium for parents that are interested in seeing how the devices will be utilized in the classroom.

  • 03 Apr 2016 9:46 AM | Anonymous

    Tech Support Scams


    Cybercriminals are no longer targeting victims solely through email messages and fake websites. They’re diversifying their tactics and contacting individuals by telephone, claiming to represent well-known software companies and offering to solve computer problems. These individuals may claim that they have detected viruses or other malware on your computer to trick you into granting them remote access to your computer, or paying for software you don’t need. The goal of these fraudulent individuals is to make money and access your personal files to steal your identity.


    Once scammers have gained your trust, they may ask you to give them remote access to your computer in order to make changes to your settings that could leave your computer vulnerable; try to enroll you in worthless computer maintenance or warranty programs; ask for credit card information so they can bill you for phony services or services you could get elsewhere for free; trick you into installing malware that could steal sensitive data, like user names and passwords; or direct you to websites and ask for your credit card number and other personal information. Regardless of the tactics they use, their intention is to take your money.


    If you get a call from someone who claims to be a tech support person, hang up and call the company yourself on a phone number you know to be genuine. A caller who creates a sense of urgency or uses high-pressure tactics is probably a scam artist.


    How Can I Avoid Tech Support Scams?

    • Never grant a third party access to your computer unless you can verify that it is a legitimate representative of a computer support team with whom you are already a customer.
    • Never provide credit card or financial information over the phone, especially if you did not initiate the call or it is not from a known and trusted source.
    • Never provide a password over the phone. No legitimate organization will call you to verify your password.
    • If you receive a call claiming there is a virus on your computer, hang up!
    • Steps to Take if You Become a Victim
    • Update or download security software from a legitimate source and scan your computer. Delete any malware or viruses that may have been downloaded or installed through a third party.
    • Change the passwords for your computer, email and online banking/credit card accounts.
    • Contact your credit card provider and dispute charges for any bogus services rendered or purchases made without your consent.
    • Consider placing a fraud alert on your credit report if you shared personal and banking information with the scammer. Fraud alerts can be administered by calling one of the three major credit report agencies: Experian, Equifax or TransUnion.

    For additional information, contact the department at 1–800–HELP–FLA (435-7352), 1–800–FL–AYUDA (352-9832) en Español, or visit 800helpfla.com.


  • 30 Mar 2016 12:37 PM | Anonymous

    The City will be replacing an existing sanitary sewer pipe on Edgewater Drive near Lake Adair. The new pipe will service both residential and commercial properties and will provide increased wastewater capacity and efficiency plus environmental benefits. The project area is about 200 feet along Edgewater Drive from North Lake Adair to Lakeview Street. For project details go to http://www.cityoforlando.net/publicworks/college-park-sanitary-sewer-collection-system-improvements-project/

  • 09 Mar 2016 9:31 AM | Anonymous

    Dear College Park Resident,


    One of the top priorities of the City of Orlando is expanding and enhancing our transportation options to connect more of our residents with access to jobs and opportunity, active lifestyles and reduce our impact on the environment. Ensuring that these options are safe is a key component to the City’s focus, which is why we are proud to announce plans for safety upgrades at the Shady Lane crossing over Edgewater Drive.

    Construction of the project is expected to begin in late March and will utilize similar safety enhancements like those at the Orlando Urban Trail crossing located on Virginia Drive just west of Mills Avenue.


    Once complete in early April; this popular crossing in the College Park neighborhood will include rectangular rapid flashing beacons visible to both northbound and southbound travelers on Edgewater Drive and an audible, pedestrian-controlled push button signal on both sides of Shady Lane to facilitate the crossing of Edgewater. Additionally, the sidewalk ramps at three of the four corners of the intersection will be upgraded with ADA accessible ramps.


    Our Public Works Department is committed to delivering essential services while providing superior customer service. If you have any questions about this project, please contact myself, Frank Consoli, or my staff at Transportation Engineering 407.246.2281 or trafficstudies@cityoforlando.net. For more information you may also visit cityoforlando.net/shadylanecrossing. We appreciate your patience as we work together to improve our Great City.


    Sincerely,


    Frank A. Consoli, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP BD+C

    Traffic Operations Engineer


  • 25 Feb 2016 2:10 PM | Anonymous

    Edgewater Drive And Vassar Street Study


    For more information or questions, please contact Cindy Light at 407.246.3245 or cindy.light@cityoforlando.net.

  • 18 Feb 2016 12:20 PM | Anonymous

    Insect invasion of natural beauty in Leu Gardens


    James Tutten

    Orlando Sentinel


  • 18 Feb 2016 8:46 AM | Anonymous

    Edgewater Hall of Fame inductees announced


    by Community Paper Staff on February 17, 2016

  • 04 Feb 2016 6:36 PM | Anonymous
    Former Gators QB is Edgewater's new coach


    Alicia DelGallo

    Orlando Sentinel



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