Memorial Service for Christy Reynolds (Tentatively Set)

11/24/2009 2:00 pm

Christina "Christy" G. Reynolds was the first teacher Collins hired when the district converted it to a magnet high school 10 years ago. On Sunday evening she died in a car crash. A memorial service for Christy Reynolds is tentatively set for Tuesday at 2:00PM at Lake Mary (High School) Auditorium.

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Crooms Alumni BBQ @ Homecoming!

12/11/2009 5:30 pm

The Crooms Alumni BBQ is back and this time it will be more rockin' than ever! Come cheer the Panthers onto victory this Homecoming against Brevard Private on December 11th while reconnecting with old friends. The festivities start at 5:30PM in the Courtyard with the Alumni BBQ and the Panthers will take to the court at 7:00PM. To RSVP please contact

The Crooms Alumni @ the 2009-2010 Homecoming!

The Crooms Alumni BBQ starts at 5:30PM in the Courtyard
$10.00 per plate (ribs or chicken, 2 sides, drink & dessert)

Homecoming Game: Crooms v Brevard Private at 7:30PM
Tickets are $3.00


New School Year = New Bell Schedule and Growth At UCF

Classes started today across Florida and new year means new changes.

At Crooms, a new bell schedule has been adopted. The new bell schedule makes Tuesday and Wednesday the block days. You can check out the new bell schedule at:

Just south of Crooms, the University of Central Florida announced some interesting news as well on the first day of classes. UCF's enrollment is expected to surpass 52,000 this year, making it the largest university in the state. That means even more students will be at UCF than at the flagship University of Florida. UCF will also be joining The Ohio State University and Arizona State University as the three largest universities in the country. You can check out the full story here:

Dr. Collins Featured on the Front Page of SCPS's Website

Earlier this week, Dr. Collins was featured on the front page of Seminole County Public School's website. As you may know, earlier this year Dr. Collins was named the Principal of the Year for the State of Florida. Dr. Collins will now be representing Florida in National Principal of the Year Competition. Click on this story for more info.

Dr. Connie Collins, Principal of Crooms Academy of Information Technology (AoIT) in Sanford, Florida, has been named the Florida Association of Secondary School Principals (FASSP) "Principal of the Year."

And The Crooms AoIT Alumni Community Scholarship Recipient Is...

It is with great excitement that the Crooms AoIT Alumni are pleased to announce Benjamin B. as the recipient of the Crooms AoIT Alumni Community Scholarship for the 2008-2009 school year. This year, as a testament to the quality and competency of the Class of 2009, we had a pool of extremely well qualified applicants for this scholarship. After several hours of personal and group review, our scholarship review team arrived at Benjamin as our final pick on Tuesday evening. We fully appreciate all the effort, participation, and perseverance of those individuals that applied and we wish all of you the best in your future endeavors. On behalf of all of our Crooms AoIT Alumni supporters and donors, we look forward to hearing about the Class of 2009's future successes and we hope all of you decide to get involved with the Crooms AoIT Alumni group and continue giving back to your community, your future college, and, of course, Crooms AoIT.

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