Lauren Myers named next OHS principal

OKEECHOBEE — Lauren Myers has been chosen as the next principal at Okeechobee High School, filling the vacancy left when Dylan Tedders took the position of assistant superintendent of administrative services a month ago. Mrs. Myers was the assistant principal at OHS for the last four years and has worked as a teacher and administrator […]

Glades Central junior accepted at NASS

BELLE GLADE — Patriana Vickers, a junior at Glades Central High School, has been accepted into the United States Naval Academy’s Summer Session (NASS) for June 15-20. Terry McIntyre, who has been assigned as Ms. Vickers’ “Blue and Gold Officer” (BGO), guided her through the entire application instructions and process. She notified school district officials, […]

Gators take regional win over Colonial Christian

BELLE GLADE — It was a busy week at Glades Day High School. Academic awards were given out, class night was convened for the 2019 seniors and graduation was held marking the end of the 2018-19 school year. In the middle of all of that there was also a softball game. And a very big […]

Email hacking ruled out at LaBelle High

LaBELLE — There was some small relief last week for Hendry County school authorities investigating those recent high school senior pranks. At LaBelle High, the email system wasn’t actually hacked, as previously reported here and in several other media outlets. Rather, the bogus memo that went out was the result of some seniors’ ingenious e-wizardry. […]

Clewiston’s Donny Creagh signs letter of intent

CLEWISTON — Clewiston High School senior football player Donny Creagh has signed a letter of intent to play football at Methodist University in Fayetteville, N.C. Creagh played as a safety and wide receiver during his time with the Tigers, making big plays on both sides of the ball. As a safety Creagh didn’t shy away […]

Pahokee High School track students win gold

JACKSONVILLE — The Pahokee High School track team competed in the Florida High School State Championship Track and Field Meet on May 3 and 4. Very few gold medals were awarded to Palm Beach County Students but four young men from PHS managed to bring home a gold. The girls placed fourth in the 4x400m […]

Hendry seniors’ graduation pranks crossed the line

CLEWISTON — The dubious tradition of high school seniors pranking their institutions and classmates as they graduate to the next stage of life crossed the line between fun and harm this year, at least to chagrined Hendry County School District authorities. At LaBelle High School, it was “just” a fake memorandum that a few seniors […]

Collegiate Academy at CHS proudly sends 30 into life with degrees

CLEWISTON — Thirty Clewiston High School seniors who participated in the Collegiate Academy (CA) received their associate’s degrees last weekend in Fort Myers, even before they officially graduate from CHS next week. That’s because those young men and women participated in the Collegiate Academy through a dual enrollment program at CHS and make up the […]

OHS baseball team to face Jensen in districts

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee Brahman varsity baseball team will be facing the top-seeded Jensen Beach Falcons in the district semifinals on May 7. Okeechobee has struggled against Jensen this year, losing both times they faced the Falcons. On March 22 the Brahmans were shut out by Jensen 8-0, thanks in part to Falcon pitcher Dillon […]

Lady Brahmans advance to district championship

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Lady Brahman softball team pulled off an upset against the number two seeded Martin County Lady Tigers in the district semifinal. Okeechobee ended the Lady Tigers’ postseason hopes with a 4-1 victory on April 30. The win now guarantees the Lady Brahmans a berth in the regional tournament. The […]