Commencement ceremonies in limbo

PB County cancels ceremonies at fairgrounds, causing confusion PALM BEACH COUNTY — Dr. Donald Fennoy, superintendent of the Palm Beach County School District, wrote a letter April 7 to the “Distinguished Class of 2020,” informing thousands of seniors, sadly, that he had to cancel their traditional commencement ceremonies at the South Florida Fairgrounds. He said […]

Scholarship deadlines postponed

MOORE HAVEN — Moore Haven High School Seniors Class of 2020 are advised scholarship deadlines have been pushed to April 15. **This only includes the following local scholarships:• Moore Haven Scholarship Organization;• Judge Kirby Sullivan;• Glades County Cattlemen’s;• St. Joseph the Worker;• Glades County Youth Livestock;• Jack Smith;• Agricultural;• Amy Lundy Memorial;• Moore Haven Lions […]

KEC/CPE teachers are here to help!

CANAL POINT — Students of the KEC/Canal Point Elementary School are encouraged to email if they need any help at all. For technology support: Alvina Angram, alvina.angram@palmbeachschools.org. All student and parent support: Altoria Wells Henley, Altoria.henley@palmbeachschools.org. Don’t forget to share your virtual learning pictures on the school Facebook page. Never forget, you are the best […]

Hendry County schools distribute meals to children

HENDRY COUNTY — Parents/guardians may now pick up meals without the child being present. The volunteer staff will have student rosters from each school and they will verify what school the child is in. Once they confirm this, the meals will be handed to the parent/guardian. This process must be done on a daily basis. […]

Teachers driven to show support for their students

HENDRY COUNTY — The Florida Department of Education has extended the closure of our state’s schools until May 1. But Hendry and Glades schools such as Country Oaks Elementary, West Glades School, Eastside, Westside, Central and Clewiston Middle School found their parking lots filled with vehicles on Tuesday, March 31, as teachers and staff planned […]

IRSC summer registration starts April 6

FORT PIERCE — Registration for Summer classes at IRSC starts on Monday, April 6, and hundreds of courses will be offered throughout the term. In an abundance of caution for the safety of our faculty, staff, and students, all Summer “A” Session (May 6 to June 17) classes, and Full-Term Summer Session (May 6 to […]

OHS tennis team recognizes seniors

OKEECHOBEE — Originally the Okeechobee High School boys and girls tennis teams were scheduled to hold their senior night on March 31 before their match against Lake Placid. But after COVID-19 caused the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) to press pause on all spring sports at high schools in the state, the seniors on […]

Glades Central baseball seniors miss out on final season

BELLE GLADE — On April 1 the Glades Central Raiders varsity baseball team was supposed to be in the middle of their season and getting ready to head to Glades Day to take on their longtime rival Gators. Instead, both teams are at home and Glades Central seniors may have already unknowingly played their last […]

Palm Beach County schools to distribute food; Children do not have to be present for parents/guardians pick up food

WEST PALM BEACH – The School District of Palm Beach County’s commitment to feeding students while schools are closed continues. Starting March 30, 35 sites across Palm Beach County will be distributing ‘Grab and Go’ bags filled with breakfast, lunch, supper, and a snack. Boxes of food from Feeding South Florida will also be available […]

Hendry County Food Service provides meals for kids; children no longer be present for parents to pick up food

HENDRY COUNTY — Parents/Guardians may now pick up meals WITHOUT the child being present. The volunteer staff will have student rosters from each school and they will verify what school the child is in. Once they confirm this, the meals will be handed to the parent/guardian. This process must be done on a daily basis. […]

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