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Dr. Phillips High School Presents SHE KILLS MONSTERS  Broadway World

Dr. Phillips High School Theatre Magnet continues their 2018-2019 theatrical season with Qui Nguyen's She Kills Monsters.

High-school relief coming — in 2022  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Two meetings are scheduled this month and next to inform residents and parents of two new high schools planned in West Orange County to relieve ...

Oprah TV series builds set at high school near Universal Orlando  Orlando Weekly

A new drama series for the Oprah Winfrey Network has built an elaborate pink set on the grounds of a high school near Universal Orlando Resort. The TV series ...

2 Orange County students to share with legislators their ideas to make schools safer  WFTV Orlando

A pair of Dr. Phillips High School students said they hope state lawmakers will consider their ideas for making schools safer.

PHOTOS: Dr. Phillips High's 9/11 Anniversary Memorial Tribute  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Dr. Phillips High School held a memorial ceremony to reflect on the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

DP names Ben Witherspoon as boys basketball coach  Orlando Sentinel

Ben Witherspoon, who was an assistant for national power Montverde Academy for the 2018-19 season, announced by Twitter on Thursday night that he had ...

Dr. Phillips girls weightlifting breaks records | Observer Preps  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

At Dr. Phillips High School, a group of young weightlifters are showing they have what it takes to be the best.

Dr. Phillips High thespians to present ‘A Bright Room Called Day’  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Dr. Phillips High School theater students will be transporting audiences to 1930s Germany and 1980s America with their upcoming production, “A Bright Room ...

Girls basketball heats up with Florida Prospects Thanksgiving invite  Orlando Sentinel

This weekend's Florida Prospects Thanksgiving Invitational again brings some of the state's best girls basketball teams to Orlando for two big days of holiday ...

2019 Baseball/softball preview: Dr. Phillips baseball looks to repeat last year's success |...  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Following a run to the state final four, the Dr. Phillips baseball team is looking to continue making improvements on the field.

Dr. Phillips High student recovering after shooting  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

DR. PHILLIPS – Just weeks after playing in the state semifinals with her flag football teammates at Dr. Phillips High School, Emily Nelson, 16, is in a hospital ...

Advanced Placement classes spark success — and criticism — in Orange County schools  Orlando Sentinel

Advanced Placement classes have expanded in Orange County schools and across Florida. More students are succeeding on the tough AP exams — but plenty ...

Body found in Apopka identified as man missing since 2017. His sister had never given up hope  Orlando Sentinel

Skeletal remains found in Apopka last September have been identified as Lechmani Desroches, a man missing since 2017, the Orange County Sheriff's Office ...

Varsity scores and top performers: Sept. 22  Orlando Sentinel

Dr. Phillips High School Showcase. Saturday's bracket play. Advertisement. Premier Gold Pool. Semifinals. Clearwater Central Catholic d. Winter Springs 14-25, ...

Dr. Phillips High theater department takes a trip to the Prohibition era with “Nice Work if...  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

The musical comedy follows a trio of bootleggers as their paths cross with a well-to-do couple off to their honeymoon.

Man seeks answers after video shows daughter kicked, punched on campus  WKMG Orlando

Cellphone video shows a student at Dr. Phillips High School being punched, kicked and stomped on by another student, and the victim's father said he's ...

Dr. Phillips High students to take ‘Avenue Q’ to Scotland  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Sixteen students from Dr. Phillips High are set to perform an edited version of “Avenue Q” in three weeks at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Dr. Phillips, Orlando community mourns former principal  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Alisa Witherspoon Dorsett, a former principal of Carver Middle School and vice principal of Dr. Phillips High, died from a heart attack on May 8.

Dr. Phillips High's Special Hearts Farm to benefit from school's Walks 4 Autism  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

At Dr. Phillips High, students with autism and other disabilities maintain the school's Special Hearts Farm, one of the beneficiaries of Saturday's Walk 4 Autism.

Orlando expatriate Amanda Seales stirs debate, spits wisdom and smashes the patriarchy  Orlando Weekly

True believer and visionary comedian Amanda Seales maintains a full catalog of skills and achievements. She has a weekly podcast, “Small Doses”; she is the ...

PHOTOS: Dr. Phillips High School Senior Walkout 2018  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

With the school's drumline initiating the walkout, Dr. Phillip's High school's class of 2018 equipped with baby powder and shaving cream ran off campus to the ...

Teen gets 10 years for stabbing girlfriend in Dr. Phillips H.S. parking lot  WFTV Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. - A 17-year-old student has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for cutting his girlfriend on the neck in the parking lot of Dr. Phillips High ...

Student arrested in connection with Dr. Phillips High shooting threat  West Orange Times

ORLANDO Orlando police arrested a 15-year-old student Monday, Sept. 12, in connection with written threats made to “shoot up” Westridge Middle School and ...

Lockdown lifted at Dr. Phillips High School  WFTV Orlando

A lockdown Wednesday at Dr. Phillips High School has been lifted, according Orlando police. The school was placed on lockdown around 11:45 a.

Florida Film Academy taps Dr. Phillips High School teacher for new post  West Orange Times

Elliot Schwartz will serve as director of development and global partnerships for the Winter Garden-based academy.

Dr. Phillips High seniors receive $20,000 Dell scholarship  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Dr. Phillips High School seniors Pooja Patel and Cynthia Santiago are two of 500 students nationwide to receive the Dell Scholars award.

Dr. Phillips High senior accepted to Juilliard  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Dr. Phillips High School senior Ellexis Hatch is one of only 12 female dancers worldwide to be accepted into Juilliard's incoming freshman class.

Central Florida's National Merit semifinalists announced  Orlando Sentinel

More than 100 Central Florida high school students are semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program, meaning their scores on the PSAT — a ...

Every holiday event happening in Orlando till the end of the year  Orlando Weekly

As we limp into the holiday season this year under the looming cloud of a bitter battle over the nebulous results of this year's midterm...

GALLERY: Dr. Phillips High School Theatre presents RENT  West Orange Times

Catch the show this weekend at Dr. Phillips High School.

Chorus teacher spearheads concert for injured student  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Proceeds from the concert will fund medical expenses for Dr. Phillips High School student Emily Nelson as she recovers from a shooting incident.

Thousands of students apply to OCPS magnet programs every year  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

With his sights set on a musical career, Josiah Hall is anxiously waiting to hear back from the Visual and Performing Arts Magnet at Dr. Phillips High School.

NFL star Ha Ha Clinton-Dix buys $1.425 million lakefront mansion in Sanford  Orlando Sentinel

An NFL Pro Bowl safety just bought a lakefront estate home that was built with fun in mind. Orlando native Ha Ha Clinton-Dix paid $1.425 million for an estate ...

Dr. Phillips High School hosted a ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

On Dec. 7, students and JROTC cadets gathered at the school's flagpole for a Pearl Harbor Day ceremony.

Meet Florida House District 44 candidate Bobby Olszewski  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Read our exclusive Q&A with Florida House District 44 incumbent candidate Bobby Olszewski.

GALLERY: Dr. Phillips High School Graduation 2016  West Orange Times

Dr. Phillips High School graduates converged on the Amway Center May 24 for their commencement ceremony. More than 800 graduates participated in the ...

Dr. Phillips High School lockdown lifted after police conduct search  Orlando Weekly

Yes, there was briefly a lockdown at Dr. Phillips High School today, after a student reported seeing a gun on campus to an administrator. Officers...

Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts Announces 2017 Applause Awards Winners  Broadway World

Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts announces the 2017 recipients of the Applause Awards, boasting a range of students and talent from 32 ...

Slain Orlando Police Master Sgt. Debra Clayton was Dr. Phillips alumna, Ocoee resident  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

After a lifetime of serving the community she loved, Orlando Police Master Sgt. Debra Clayton, an Ocoee resident and alumna of Dr. Phillips High, was killed in ...

Dr. Phillips High alum, YouTube sensation Scooter Magruder talks online success  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Scooter Magruder, a sports aficionado and YouTube star, is also an Orlando resident and Dr. Phillips High graduate.

Four-star linebacker commits to Florida State  Tomahawk Nation

FSU's 2020 recruiting class is off to a great start; after landing stud QB Jeff Sims yesterday they've landed four-star outside linebacker Stephen Dix, Jr. today.

F-rated Carver Middle school struggles, as state mandates improvement  Orlando Sentinel

Orange County school leaders promised last summer to give F-rated Carver Middle School an academic reboot after its students posted some of the lowest math ...

Family, friends hold vigil to honor pregnant woman shot and killed in Pine Hills  Orlando Sentinel

A vigil was held to remember Imelda Francois, the 21-year-old pregnant woman who was killed in a shooting in Pine Hills on Monday.

Sports Spotlight - Windermere Observer: Samijah Butler  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Two-sport standout Samijah Butler is a leader for the Dr. Phillips High School flag football team, which won its eighth district championship in the past nine years ...

VARSITY TODAY: Area lacrosse teams shine | Tavares tennis captures tournament  Orlando Sentinel

Here are Varsity sports headlines for April 13, 2018. Refresh to get the latest as we add news throughout the night as we collect scores: Advertisement ...

Dr. Phillips Center Announces 2016 Applause Award Winners!  Broadway World

The Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts announces the 2016 recipients of the Applause Awards, boasting a range of students and talent from ...

DREAMERS WHO WIN | Walt Disney World  Florida Courier

A selected group of high school students got a chance to be energized to achieve their dreams during a weekend symposium at Walt Disney World.

OCPS students accepted into prestigious universities  West Orange Times

Orange County Public School students from across the county are being recognized for their acceptance into 32 of the top colleges, universities and *service* ...

Recap: National Signing Day Wednesday  WESH Orlando

National signing day is Wednesday and elite high school athletes from all over Central Florida are signing their national letters of intent to play their sport at the ...

Central Florida students plan school walkouts against gun violence Wednesday  Orlando Weekly

Central Florida students are joining schools around the country in a nationwide school walkout Wednesday morning against gun violence. The walkouts come ...

PHOTOS: Windermere High Trunk-or-Treat 2018  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Current and future Wolverines trunk-or-treated, played games, painted faces, met FFA animals and more during the school's Halloween event.

Real Life campus coming to Dr. Phillips  West Orange Times

Real Life Christian Church will open its newest campus this fall at Dr. Phillips High School.

12 innings later, Dr. Phillips baseball advances in regional playoffs | Observer Preps  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

The Dr. Phillips High School Panthers baseball team outlasted the Lake Brantley High School Patriots in an extra-inning playoff game May 8. The Panthers ...

Sarina Zhou wins first place at the Orlando Global Peace Film Festival Art Show  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

DR. PHILLIPS As part of the Center for International Studies Magnet at Dr. Phillips High School, Sarina Zhou is deeply passionate about people and living in ...

Holiday Hoopla: Ten things you may not know about Vero Beach's basketball tournament  TCPalm

Here are 10 things you may not know about the Holiday Hoopla, the long-running Vero Beach High School boys basketball tournament.

Osceola's Hines, Martinez add to wrestling medals at Nationals  Osceola News-Gazette

Wrestling season never ends … especially when you're a three-time state champion.

Stars align for upcoming WHS chorus fundraiser show  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Voctave will be the headlining performers at Windermere High's upcoming 'Rai$e Your Voice' chorus concert.

Atlantic High Eagles football team hopes to soar to playoffs again  Sun Sentinel

The Atlantic High School football team in Delray Beach went to new heights last season as it reached the Class 8A state championship game. The Eagles (12-2) ...

House District 50: Where Republicans Rene Plasencia, George Collins stand  Orlando Sentinel

Incumbent Republican Rene Plasencia again faces a challenge from George Collins, an Air Force veteran and business owner, for his Florida House District 50.

GALLERY: Dr. Phillips vs. Miami Southridge State Championship -- Observer Preps  West Orange Times

ORLANDO The Dr. Phillips High School football team fell just short of a state championship, falling 14-10 to Miami Southridge in the Class 8A state football ...

Father accused of attacking referee during wrestling match  WESH Orlando

A father is accused of assaulting a high school referee. The father, Robert Rios, said he was upset that the official was not making a call to stop when he saw his ...

Violinist preaches positivity through music  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Jasmin Rhia once lived out her dream working for the music industry but learned that her dream had a dark side. Today, she uses music to encourage self-love.

GALLERY: Dr. Phillips Spring Lake Health and Living Campus Unveiling  West Orange Times

Dr. Phillips, Inc. has teamed up with Orlando Health and Harbor Retirement Associates to create a new senior living and health care campus.

Plan ahead: Here's what's happening in food and fun on the Space Coast March 27-April 2  Florida Today

The Indialantic Chamber Singers will sing their way through a variety of sacred and secular choral works based on famous poetry during a concert at 7:30 p.m., ...

One Man's Millions Turn a Community in Florida Around  New York Times

ORLANDO, Fla. — Two decades ago, Harris Rosen, who grew up poor on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and became wealthy in the Florida hotel business, ...

OBITUARY: Mary Ella Hardwick Bruce  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Mary Ella Hardwick Bruce, 88, of Gotha, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, and a Celebration ...

Orange, Seminole students earn high school diplomas, associate degrees  Orlando Sentinel

A total of 41 high school seniors in Orange and Seminole counties will graduate this spring with two years of college completed.

Dr. Phillips High marching band performs in NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade  West Orange Times

The Dr. Phillips High School marching band brought its sound all the way to the Big Apple last week when it participated in the NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade ...

West Orange theater programs honored in Applause Awards  West Orange Times

West Orange musical theater programs got plenty of recognition from the 2015-2016 Applause Awards, given by the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Christmas cheer: Dozens of events to celebrate the season  Orlando Sentinel

When Orlando Repertory Theatre throws a party, it does so with children in mind. The theater's fifth annual Holiday Family Gala gives everyone a chance to ...

BLACK TIE: Best Buddies Florida Champion of the Year — Gatsby Gala  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Suits, suspenders, top hats and flapper dresses were the attire of choice for Best Buddies' 1920s-themed gala at Rosen Shingle Creek.

Bills Today: Here's what happened the last time Tre White played in Lambeau

1 - Here's what happened the last time Tre'Davious White played in Lambeau. Green Bay's Lambeau Field is a stadium that many kids dream about playing in ...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK - Windermere Observer: Richie Diedrich  West Orange Times

The senior outside hitter for Dr. Phillips boys volleyball has helped to key a strong stretch for the Panthers, including wins over Apopka and Olympia.

A first glimpse at the 2020 recruiting class  Tomahawk Nation

Now that the 2019 class is signed and delivered, it's time to recruit the next class of Seminoles. Here's your first look at Tribe 2020. Florida State's 2020 class is ...

Fighting like a girl: Female participation up in high school wrestling  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Last year, there were 358 female wrestlers on high school teams in Florida, up from 97 in 2010.

2022's Joseph Patti is being compared to Marcus Mariota  Youth1

Joseph Patti is one of the best players from the Orlando, FL area in the Class of 2022. The 5-foot-9, 165-pound Patti, who attends Chain of Lakes Middle school ...

Family tradition: Haka pregame ritual passed down through Dr. Phillips football family --...  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Since 2009, Dr. Phillips High's football team has performed the Haka before its games. The ritual is a family affair, passed down from Phillip Amone to cousin ...

Crestview team members place at girls wrestling championships  Crestview News Bulletin

CRESTVIEW — Crestview High School's first ever female wrestlers competed at the Florida Girls Wrestling Championships Feb. 2 at Dr. Phillips High School in ...

Dr. Phillips community mourns passing of Ian Supra  Orange Observer

DR. PHILLIPS Thousands around the Dr. Phillips community — and, indeed, the Central Florida community, at large — woke up Nov. 24 to the sad news that Ian ...

Special education inclusion: Schools in Orange County and across Florida lag behind the U.S. in the inclusion of disabled students in regular classes  Orlando Sentinel

All of the students in Mary Bock's sophomore English class at Dr. Phillips High School are being prepared to graduate with standard diplomas — even the eight ...

NSYNC's Joey Fatone opens Fat One's Hot Dogs at Florida Mall  WESH Orlando

The hot dog eatery is Fatone's first Fat One's location.

Cancer survivor talks involvement in Dr. Phillips Relay for Life  West Orange Times

Dr. Phillips Relay for Life Survivor Lead Teresa Wardingley speaks on surviving cancer and celebrating that victory with others.

Floridas film struggles and successes post-tax incentives  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Surveying Florida film landscape and proposed legislation to attract productions going to Georgia, Louisiana.

Housekeeper wanted for jewelry heist  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

A Windermere family hired the suspect through Police say she then still $30000 worth of jewelry.

Major League catcher buys Bay Hill area home  Orlando Sentinel

Major League Baseball Catcher A.J. Pierzynski, a 37-year-old free agent who had played for Dr. Phillips High School, purchased a home on Lake Tibet near ...

Arts Beat: Present Perfect - Metropoly - August 2015  Orlando Magazine

Over the years, you heard a lot of lofty rhetoric about “future generations” from the folks who were working to make a new performing arts center a reality.

Family pleads for answers in slayings of brothers  Orlando Sentinel

It was going to be a special summer for Christian Jones. In a letter dated Feb. 8, the 16-year-old sophomore at West Orange High School was invited to attend a ...

The mysterious and spooky comes alive at Olympia High School  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Things are taking a quirky turn at Olympia High School as the theater department stages “The Addams Family” musical this weekend. What makes this show ...

Maccabeats take center stage in Orlando  Heritage Florida Jewish News

Using only the human voice as their instrument, the Maccabeats brought their eclectic array of vocal arrangements to Orlando on the afternoon of.

16-year-old brother ID'd as second Orlando homicide victim  Orlando Sentinel

A mother and father will bury two sons on Saturday. Orlando police identified the second victim of Sunday's double homicide as a 16-year-old Christian Jones ...

Meet Windermere Town Council candidate Richard Montgomery  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Read our exclusive Q&A with Windermere Town Council candidate Richard Montgomery.

LOVE mural honors Pulse victims, helps community heal  Orlando Weekly

A new mural across the street from the gay nightclub Pulse on Orange Avenue is now finished and has begun to resonate with Orlando locals....

Mainland's winning football's transfer game. Not everyone likes that.  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Just two years ago, Jake Novello was a junior varsity quarterback on the West Orange High School football team in Orlando.On Friday night, he will be on the ...

NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Bargnare, Alexander highlight Dr. Phillips signees  West Orange Times

Jaquarius Bargnare expressed his excitement about signing with UCF and new head coach Scott Frost while Nigel Alexander is Ivy League-bound.

Sports Spotlight - Windermere Observer: Kaylee Messina  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Kaylee Messina plays as the quarterback for the Dr. Phillip High School's flag football team, which is ranked No. 3 in the state.

Bills' Matt Milano finds his rookie form in dominant showing  Buffalo News

Milano stuffed the stat sheet with an interception, fumble recovery and his first career sack in the Bills' win over the Vikings.

DP girls LAX closing in on undefeated regular season -- Observer Preps  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

The Panthers are defeating opponents by an average of 15.2 points per game and have already locked up the Metro West title.

PHOTOS: First Baptist Church Windermere’s ‘Game On!’ VBS  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Around 800 children and volunteers helped make the church's vacation Bible school a week full of fun and learning.

A new dance and music school opens in Horizon West  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Peaches Dance and Music welcomed the first students to its new studio on Monday, June 12.

Athlete of the Week - Windermere Observer: Jacob Huizinga  West Orange Times

Bay Hill resident and DPHS alumnus Jacob Huizinga won the 2016 Florida State Golf Association Amateur Championship in Fort Myers.

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