Clewiston High School’s Collegiate Academy cohort visits FSW

CLEWISTON — Clewiston High School’s newest Collegiate Academy students visited Florida SouthWestern (FSW) State College’s Hendry-Glades campus Wednesday, Oct. 23, for a tour of the campus. Students toured the Academic Success Center, where tutors provide students support in math and writing throughout the week. They also toured the anatomy and physiology and biology lab classrooms, […]

Parents air concerns at School Board town hall meeting on Oct. 27

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee County School Board had its first-ever town hall on Oct. 27. Following a presentation on the state of the school district, residents of Okeechobee were given the chance to address the school board with their concerns. Common themes brought up by those in attendance were bullying in schools, Common Core math, […]

Pictures from the 2019 Clewiston homecoming ceremony

This pictures were taken at half time of Clewiston’s homecoming game against the Okeechobee Brahmans on Nov. 1. Troy Evans and Norma Velasquez were named homecoming king and queen. Clewiston would go on to beat the Brahmans 35-7, which will allow them to continue their season into the playoffs next week.

IRSC Dixon Hendry campus offers QuickBooks and salesmanship training

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee business owners looking for training opportunities for employees or themselves can register for classes in both Professional Development — with a focus on salesmanship — and QuickBooks. The two-day college credit courses are both being offered at the Indian River State College (IRSC) Dixon Hendry Campus this November. “The Salesmanship course includes […]

Everglades holds pumpkin painting contest

OKEECHOBEE — Everglades Elementary School did something new this year, and Robin Laskey, media specialist, was excited to see how well received the idea was. The idea was to paint a pumpkin using the theme of your favorite story book, and they ended up with possibly 100 pumpkins. She said she meant to count them, […]

Gove Elementary kicks off the year using SWPBIS

BELLE GLADE — At Gove Elementary, teachers use the School Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (SWPBIS) along with Conversation, Help, Activity, Movement, Participation and Success (CHAMPS) a classroom management system. This year there will be new and improved schoolwide behavior incentives. Each month, students can earn tickets for following the school guidelines and being […]

Westside Elementary School congratulates honor roll students

CLEWISTON ­— Westside Elementary School (WES) congratulates the honor roll students of the first quarter of the 2019-2020 school year. KindergartenA Honor Roll: Alyson Aldana, Jafet Bonilla, Ky-Mani Foster, Genesis Galo, Erick Gomez, Kiyah Howard, Emily Martinez-Lopez, Kaci Melton, Abigail Miles, Oscar Orozco, Nessly Reyes, McKinlee Riggs, Leigha Simpson, Jaliyah Sims, Emmanuel Valadez and Jordan […]

Central Elementary announces A and A/B honor roll students

CLEWISTON — Central Elementary School would like to congratulate its honor roll students for the first quarter. They are: A Honor Roll Juan Cruz-Martinez, Alejandro Garcia, Lluvia Guillen-Mena, Miriam Magana-Perez, Timothy Mcbride, Samuel Negrete, Trinity Sulzer, Rusvel Aceituno, Sasha Allred, Karen De Santiago, Alan Garcia-Aguilar, Madison Garrett, Jacob Herring, Julio Molina, Edward Neary, Annabelle Padgett, […]

Clewiston Christian School congratulates honor roll students

CLEWISTON — Clewiston Christian School would like to congratulate its honor roll students for Term One. They are: Kindergarten A Honor Roll Jean Carlo Auila, Nahomy Fernandez, Rut Garcia, Evelyn Harndon, Isla Hilliard, Austin Jackman, Kaelyn Miller, Allison Requena, Waylon Rives, Sienna Smith, Makinly Spooner, Triston Steller, Mason Story, Roberto Vallejo and Kinsleigh Vargas. A/B […]

Big Lake Athlete of the Week: Veyon Washington

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee High School senior Veyon Washington is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the Week for his record-breaking performance against the Glades Day Gators on Oct. 24. Washington racked up 397 yards rushing, five rushing touchdowns and one passing touchdown on the night. He also broke the all-time single game rushing record at […]