Grand Opening of Evans Community School This Saturday
Evans Community School, the first of its kind in Florida, will formally open its doors at a Grand OpeningÂ this Saturday, Oct. 13.
The founding partners ofÂ Evans Community SchoolÂ â UCF’s College of Health and Public Affairs, the Children’s Home Society of Florida and Orange County Public Schools â invite you to join in theÂ celebration atÂ the community school, located at Evans High SchoolÂ at 4949 Silver Star Road in the Pine Hills area of Orlando.
The celebration will include a community health and resource fair with nearly 50 vendors from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.Â Â AÂ ribbon-cutting ceremony willÂ take placeÂ fromÂ 12 to 12:30 p.m, and an open house will be held fromÂ 12:30 to 1 p.m.
Evans Community School is openingÂ afterÂ nearly four years of planning by theÂ partner organizations. The community school will offerÂ an arrayÂ of academic, health care and enrichment programs and servicesÂ for Evans’ students, along with opportunities for parents to become more involved inÂ their children’s education and to advanceÂ their own education and training.
Research has shown that asÂ families grow stronger and more students succeed, opportunities for community and economic growth increase.