CES students of the week

Central Elementary school would like to congratulate the students of the week for the week of Oct. 10. They are: Judson Johns, Andee Showmaker, Jose Serrano, Brayden Yates, Paigelynn Green, Shenae Robinson, Jacob Burgess, Josiah Cruz, Justino Betancourt, Jose Aranda, Karina Sanchez, Alejandra Juarez, Teraj Allen, Julian Marshall, Valentina Gaona, Morgan Smith, Adriana Garcia, Iyauna […]

CES Student of the Week

Central Elementary School would like to congraulate the students of the week for the week of Oct. 1. They are: Delani Velez, Ruben Chana-Hernandez, Joshua Rodriguez, Talan Pinon, Zaaron Dickinson, Jordynn Sauceda, Lea Edouard, Marvin Marcia Alvarado, Josias Ortiz, Charles Wilson, Laine Edouard, Emry Barcenas, Austin Burnsed, Lydell Hagins, Cash Norman, Aidon Rodgers, Ricky Sylvander, […]

SES Students of the Week

South Elementary Schools students of the week for the week of Oct. 5. They are: Jose Mercado, Brylan Dukes, Jasmin Allen, Edward Douglass, Brayden Clausen, Leah Small, Wesley Brady, Maliyah Koger, Matthew Moore, Brayden Garelick, Victor Gomez, Riley Thomas, Kinzie Kars, Vannia Morales, Stephen Rolen, Wyatte Yates, Luke Garcia, Hailey Michel, Stephen Towers, Junior Johnson, […]

NES Students of the Week

The North Elementary Students of the week for the week of for the week of Oct. 8. They are: Jostin Romero, Nadia Villarreal-Sanchez, Robert Moore, Ra’Layshia Holmes, Sandy Mendez, Geraldine Salazar, William Hyatt, Seth Morris, Candelario Guzman, Drake Nichols, Zayla Ridley, Angelina Amenold, Daniel Solorzano, Chloe Corwin, Mason Branam, Abigail Silvas, Deanna Amenold, Ryder Gorham, […]

Jahner ‘honored’ to be elected to school board

OKEECHOBEE — After being elected to the Okeechobee County School Board by Okeechobee voters on Aug. 28, Melisa Jahner said she appreciates the community for putting their trust in her. “I would like to say thank you to my community for having confidence in me and I am very honored to be their school board […]

School board plans to define medical marijuana policy

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee County School Board is planning to define it’s medical marijuana policy and vote to approve it in one of their upcoming monthly meetings. The Florida legislature is requiring each school district in the state to adopt a policy and procedure for allowing a student who is a qualified patient to have […]

Non-profit gives away school supplies to every student in Everglades Elementary

OKEECHOBEE — Eleven years ago Candi Nelson first noticed there were many students in Okeechobee who, through no fault of their own, didn’t have access to the school supplies they needed to start the new school year. In July of 2007 Mrs. Nelson gathered a few volunteers and started collecting school supplies and backpacks. She […]

CES students of the Week

Central Elementary School would like to congradualte the students of the week for the week of Aug. 13. They are: Amelia Beyel, Aizlee Delacruz, Jayleen Garcia, Trent Green, Stella Litrell, Harlee Arnold, Shyann Yates, Taylor Pendrey, Layla Medina, Natalie Bustos, Christian Pineda.

Back to School event hits a successful fourth year

OKEECHOBEE — Summer is almost over, and with the end of the season comes the excitement of heading back to school! New backpacks are carefully chosen by excited children, filled to the brim with paper and pencils, crayons and highlighters, binders set to organize and lunch boxes filled for hungry bellies. But what happens when […]

Prescott is Florida Teacher of the Year

OKEECHOBEE – Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School (PECS) fourth grade math teacher and former Okeechobee Brahman Joy Prescott was named the 2019 Florida Teacher of the Year at Florida Department of Education (FDOE) awards gala held in Orlando on July 13. Mrs. Prescott was awarded $20,000 from the FDOE and will now spend the next year […]