Okeechobee students crowned FFA national champions

OKEECHOBEE– The Okeechobee County School Board recognized John Williamson II and Jenna Larson at their Dec. 10 meeting for their accomplishment in being named the Agriscience Fair, Animal Systems Division II National Champions at the National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Convention in Indianapolis on Oct. 28. John and Jenna’s project focused on investigating the […]

Amanda Riedel selected as school board’s leader

OKEECHOBEE — At their Nov. 12 meeting, the Okeechobee County School Board reorganized, electing a new chairman and vice chairman. Amanda Riedel was nominated as chairman by Joe Arnold with a second from Jill Holcomb. Melisa Jahner was nominated as vice chairman, also by Mr. Arnold, with a second from Malissa Morgan. All board members […]

School Board to host town hall meeting Oct. 30

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee County School Board is preparing to host a town hall meeting on Oct. 30 in the Okeechobee Freshman Campus auditorium. The town hall meeting will be an opportunity for community members to provide feedback and suggest areas of opportunity for the school district. The notion of a town hall was first […]