ORMOND BEACH, Fla. – Osceola is Ormond’s only beachside elementary school and for many families, it has become a generational staple for the last 65 years. “We’re only two streets from this school but I’m more concerned about all of the parents that live on the north end of the county,” said Mike Pavelka. [TRENDING: Trooper Steve diagnosed with cancer amid pandemic | Latest on $1,400 payments | How to get vaccine in Fla.] Pavelka went to Osceola Elementary, his mother worked there and now, his children go there.
The school district wants to close it and merge it with Ortona Elementary, roughly eight minutes south in Daytona Beach. The plan calls for building a new $24 Million school on Ortona’s property.Read more on clickorlando.com