U.S. Sugar brings afternoon of science

CLEWISTON — On Thursday, April 18, staff from U.S. Sugar and Southern Gardens had an afternoon of science with a group of students at the Florida B. Thomas Library. The students made a tornado in a bottle and lava lamps. Through these experiments, the group learned that air takes up space, what a vortex is […]

Gove Elementary School Events

• Monday, May 3, PreK Dolly Hand • Tuesday, May 14-17, Ambassador and Safety Patrol Trip • Wednesday, May 15-19, Career Day classroom presentations • Wednesday, May 15, PTO/SAC from 5 to 6 p.m. • Thursday, May 16, Vehicle Day • Friday, May 17. Career Dress Up Day • May 17-19, Reading Counts Ceremony • […]

Pahokee Middle School Band breaks records

PAHOKEE — The Pahokee Middle School Band broke the record books this past week at Solo and Ensemble Music Performance Assessment Festival. For the first time in the history of Pahokee Middle High School, band director Alain Goindoo took a middle school ensemble to compete in Concert Band MPA and Solo and Ensemble MPA. At […]

West Glades School presents Citizens of the Month

The Citizens of the Month for kindergarten through second grade, in no particular order, are: Bryce Lynch, Tristan Steller, Luke Hutchinson, Fabian Lozano, Hannah Cruz, Legend Thigpen, Timothy Santizo, Mathew Calero, Jordy Hernandez, Steven Santiago, Reid Sewell and Emma Meyer who is not pictured. The Citizens of the Month for third through fifth grade, in […]

West Glades School finishes the 2018/2019 Sunshine State reading contest

LABELLE — West Glades School has finished the Sunshine State reading contest and has its final groups of readers. Students who read ten or more books will be traveling to Fort Myers in a limo party bus on May 22 to go to Chuck E Cheese, and the Barnes and Noble Bookstore. Additionally, each time […]

WGS students compete in leadership summit

A group of West Glades Jr. Beta Club students traveled to Jekyll Island, Ga., to participate and compete in the student leadership summit. The students gained knowledge of leadership roles and responsibilities, as well as the importance of teamwork. The summit hosted guest speakers Harriet Turk and Phil Boyte, who offered lessons in stepping up […]

West Glades School congratulates honor roll students

LABELLE — West Glades School would like to congratulate its honor roll students for the third nine weeks. A Honor Roll KindergartenMacy Corbitt, Jacob Cortes, Ronnie Jo Henderson, Jacob Jones, Weston Lavender, Bryce Lynch, Kenley Roberts, Julian Ramirez, Jeremiah Branch, Elijah Murray, Avah Gonzalez, Dennis Lewis, Kimberly Trejo-Munive, Emma Meyer, Lylah Oxer, Lyneah Rua, Jesus […]

School board hears of ‘crazy truck drivers’ on Berman Road

During the public comment section of the Okeechobee County School Board’s monthly meeting on April 9, the board heard from Ashley Tripp, a concerned parent worried about kids getting off buses on Berman Road. Mrs. Tripp spoke to the board to bring attention to the increased truck traffic on Berman Road and the potential for […]

South Elementary partners with Gilbert Ford in “Drive 4 UR School”

OKEECHOBEE — South Elementary School, 2468 S.W. Seventh Ave., has partnered with Gilbert Ford for “Drive 4 UR School”. South Elementary could earn up to $8000 for the school and its students. Come out to the school on Thursday, April 25, from 7 to 6 p.m. and take a spin in a new Ford vehicle. […]

Eastside Elementary School announces honor roll students

CLEWISTON — Eastside Elementary School (EES) would like to congratulate its honor roll students: A Honor Roll Kindergarten Blake Ball, Balon Mckenna, Evelyn Espinoza, Tanya Espinoza, AnnAleah Gonzalez, Daniel Granados, Mackenzie Grimes, Sa’Jah Hamin, Joseph Jackson, Alexia Longoria, David Love, Byron Martinez, Marley Mcghie, Marvin Mendez, Angel Perez, Yoana Ramirez, Joaquin Roquett and Cor’Mello Ward. […]