‘Adopt-a-Senior’ to celebrate Class of 2020

PALM BEACH COUNTY — A young lady who is to graduate from a county high school this month has started a Facebook group geared toward uplifting graduating seniors in Palm Beach County, inviting the community to participate in providing moral support and encouragement during this coronavirus pandemic. Kanedria Boldin, a senior at Royal Palm Beach […]

Glades Electric Education Foundation awards scholarships

MOORE HAVEN — On Thursday, April 30, 2020, eight students were selected as recipients of the Glades Electric Educational Foundation (GEEF) scholarship. The students, all high school seniors, will each receive $4,000 to assist with their college expenses. Open to all high school seniors served by Glades Electric Cooperative, the scholarships are awarded annually based […]

CHS honored seniors with ‘Be the Light’ event

CLEWISTON — Clewiston High School’s seniors of the Class of 2020 were celebrated and honored with a “Be the Light” car parade on Cane Field the evening of Friday, May 1. CHS seniors decorated their vehicles, while friends and family cheered them on with handmade posters. While it wasn’t the end to the year they […]

Spring sports officially canceled by FHSAA

GAINESVILLE– The Florid High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) finally made the announcement that many suspected was coming– 2019-20 spring sports across the state are now canceled. On April 20, two days after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that schools would remain closed for the 2019-20 academic year, the FHSAA broke the bad news about spring […]

Glades Central baseball honors its seniors

BELLE GLADE — Although there is a chance that baseball can continue in May, Glades Central Raiders coach Rene Leon Jr. still wants to make sure his seniors are recognized before the year is over. The Raiders varsity baseball team has five seniors on the squad this year — Oday Shatara, Cristian Rodriguez, Miguel Marquez, […]

Lady Gators softball wins three back-to-back

BELLE GLADE — It sounds strange, but the Glades Day Lady Gators are three games into their season and have yet to play an entire game of softball. That’s because the Lady Gators have jumped out to such huge leads in all three games that they had to be ended early due to the Florida […]

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 […]

Students represent Clewiston

FORT MYERS — A group of Public Safety Academy and other students from Clewiston High School line the back of the room at Florida Gulf Coast University while the South Florida Water Management District Governing Board members met last Thursday. Some of the students spoke, urging water managers to help “Slow the Flow” of nutrient-rich […]

FSW’s Clewiston Collegiate Institute wins Promising Practice Award

LABELLE — Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) has received the 2019 Florida College System Chancellor’s Best Practice/Promising Practice Award for its Collegiate Institute at Clewiston High School (CI). The Chancellor’s Best Practice Awards provide Florida College System institutions the opportunity to promote exemplary initiatives to statewide and national audiences. The Division of Florida Colleges annually […]

Athlete of the Week: L.J. Sampson

MOORE HAVEN — Moore Haven senior L.J. Sampson is this week’s Big Lake Athlete of the week for his performance in the Terriers’ playoff win over the First Baptist Academy Lions on Nov. 8. Against the Lions Sampson completed 11 out of 14 passes for 293 yards and five touchdowns. On paper, the Terriers headed […]