CES celebrates Literacy Week

Central Elementary School in Clewiston celebrated Literacy Week by integrating the importance of reading into students’ preparation for future careers. They started the week off with a Career Literacy Parade, where each grade dressed for a specialized career that they would read and learn about all week. Upper grades paired with lower-grade students as one-on-one […]

Okeechobee takes steps toward having armed guardians

In an effort to increase the safety of local schoolchildren, the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office and the Okeechobee County School Board have decided to participate in the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program, which was included in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Safety Act in March 2018. Participation in the program is voluntary, but if […]

WGS collecting supplies for Hurricane Michael relief

West Glades School (WGS) joined the district in collecting supplies for the Hurricane Michael relief effort during the week of Oct. 22. In just three days, students, parents and staff were able to collect needed supplies that were transported to North Florida to help those recovering from the hurricane. WGS is happy to Pay It […]

WGS halfway to collection goal

Ronald McDonald House of Southwest Florida collects pull tabs instead of entire aluminum cans because the tabs are pure high-quality aluminum. West Glades School has set a goal this year to collect 100 gallons of pull tabs and has just reached 40 gallons. Students are working hard to collect tabs and will be continuing throughout […]

WGS Sunshine State Readers continued to read in November and December

West Glades students are continuing to read the Sunshine State books. The following categories are for the months of November and December. WGS thanks the Florida Power and Light funding through the Glades Education Foundation that provided their Sunshine State books this year!

West Glades School January Sunshine State Update

West Glades School (WGS) has a new update from the library for the January Sunshine State Reading Contest. The contest ends April 5, so WGS hopes to add more readers to the list! Three Book Readers: Erik Juarez Alonso, Mallory Saxon, Stephanie Pereyra-Aguilar, Camy Permenter and Luis Gamez. One student is missing in the photo. […]

WGS students gathered at See You at the Pole

See You at the Pole (SYATP) is an annual gathering of thousands of Christian students at a flagpole in front of their local schools for prayer and worship during the early morning. West Glades School FCA students led this student-initiated, student-organized event on Sept. 26 before the school day began. Thanks to the many students […]

WGS Jr Beta Club makes valentines

West Glades Jr. Beta Club recently made valentines for Oakbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center in LaBelle. The students created over 30 valentines to send out to brighten up the residents’ day. Thanks to WGS students who continue to Pay It Forward to make a difference for others.

KEC/Canal Point Honor Roll Students

CANAL POINT — KEC/Canal Point Elementary students received awards for academic achievement on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Congratulations to the students and their parents for all of the hard work! • Kindergarten: Javen Calderon, Curtisha Davis, A’Milia Haro, Sa’Riyah Robinson, Ruth Bridges, Stacey Gonzalez, Ja’Nasia Holmes, Ken’Nyiah Jackson. Jasper McNeal, Novaizaree Suarez, A’Maiya Thomas and Malachi […]

Gove’s Art Club wins first place in Super Hero Contest

BELLE GLADE — South Florida Fair and Yesteryear Village sponsored an art contest to create a sculpture for Spookyville in Yesteryear Village. The contest was open to schools, groups, organizations or individual artists. The challenge was to create a sculpture that was at least 60 inches tall, made of recycled materials that could stand on […]