Hard work is the secret behind Lady Brahmans’ success

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahmans basketball team split a series of two games this week, beating Suncoast and losing a contentious game to Jensen Beach. Okeechobee dominated Suncoast on Jan. 13 at home, winning 70-32. Senior Alkeecia Clayton had a huge game for the Lady Brahmans, leading the team with 29 points […]

OHS boys soccer beats Martin County on senior night

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Brahmans varsity soccer team held their senior night during their home game against the Martin County Tigers on Jan. 16. The Brahmans defeated the Tigers 3-0 in what is their last home game of the season. Ruben Martinez scored the first goal for Okeechobee and assisted Connor Rucks for […]

Everglades Elementary School presents its Leaders of the Week

OKEECHOBEE — Everglades Elementary School would like to congratulate its Leaders of the Week for the week of Jan. 13. They are, in no particular order: Larqavia Williams, Vianey Ruiz Espinoza (not pictured), Riley Gainer, Jer’maria Bradley, Caitlyn Miller (not pictured), Carlee Washbish Garcia, Moliyah Smith, Samuel Crispim, Kadence Stone, Wilasia Hendrieth, Skyanne Kimbro, Emily […]

Attendance is the target at Belle Glade Elementary

BELLE GLADE — BRIDGES of Belle Glade will be convening its Early Childhood Leadership Collaborative at its regular monthly meeting, set for 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, at Belle Glade Elementary School — and the community’s invited. Members will get together to discuss the new push the organization is jumping in on for 2020 and […]

OHS basketball team wins 12 games in a row

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Brahman varsity basketball team kicked off 2020 the same way they ended 2019, by winning big games. Brahman coach Demetre Riles secured his 100th career win and the Brahmans have now won 12 back-to-back games. The Brahmans got their coach his 100th win by beating Fort Pierce Central 62-45 […]

Gove Elementary School events for January

New school hours Students should arrive by 7:50 a.m. Instructional time is 8 a.m. to 2:35 p.m. There will be NO supervision before 7:30 a.m. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 7:50 a.m. only. Dismissal is at 2:35 p.m. Bus times and migrant Pre-K will remain the same. Dates to remember • Now through […]

Local teachers prepare for rally in Tallahassee

OKEECHOBEE — Members of the Okeechobee County Education Association (OCEA) make the trip to Tallahassee Monday, Jan. 13, to attend a rally for public education being held by the Florida Education Association. Educators attending the rally are hoping to make clear to state lawmakers the importance of investing in public education. The FEA has called […]

Westisde Elementary School Happenings

Westside Elementary School will hold the following events during January Friday, Jan. 10 — Tropicana Speech Contest at 9 a.m.; Pop with a Cop; and IReady Growth Celebration Tuesday, Jan. 14 — Report Card issued Friday, Jan. 17 — Early Release Day at 11:15 a.m. Monday, Jan. 20 — No school in observance of Martin […]

Lady Tigers basketball goes undefeated in December

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston High School Lady Tiger varsity basketball team capped off an undefeated streak in December by winning their first game in 2020 over FAU High School 37-34 on Jan. 3. The win improves Clewiston’s record to 6-1 this year, their best start since 2017. Throughout their winning streak the Lady Tigers collected […]

Okeechobee Brahmans bulldoze Terriers

OKEECHOBEE– The Okeechobee High School Brahman varsity basketball team dominated the Moore Haven Terriers on Dec. 13, winning 67-30. The win improves Okeechobee’s record to 3-1 this year and drops Moore Haven to 1-4. The Terriers kept things relatively close through the first quarter, with the Brahmans up 19-10 over Moore Haven a few minutes […]

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