ACES ‘Champion’ Trey Vereen to attend FAU

BELLE GLADE — Venanza “Trey” Vereen, a Student ACES Center-recognized Champion of Character in his senior year at Glades Central Community High School (GCHS), has been a four-sport player and quite a scholar, too, in his four years. He ended up with a grade point average of 3.6 overall. Trey is set to attend Florida […]

Philanthropy Tank awards Belle Glade teens $10,500

WEST PALM BEACH — Eight student-led charity programs earned more than $96,000 in funding thanks to their pitches made to a group of philanthropist-investors. For the last four years, Philanthropy Tank finalists made their presentations on a stage in front of hundreds of audience members. This year’s “finals” event scheduled for the Kravis Center was […]

College board to allow remote advanced placement instruction, testing

TALLAHASSEE — Beginning Wednesday, March 25, Florida students will have access to free, live Advanced Placement (AP) review lessons delivered by AP teachers from across the country. These optional, mobile-friendly classes are designed to be used alongside work that may be given by schools. “I applaud the College Board for finding innovative ways for students […]

South Elementary School presents Students of the Week

OKEECHOBEE — South Elementary School would like to congratulate its Students of the Week for the week of Feb. 18. They are, in no particular order: Kylie Stephens, Rory Van Wormer, Ausum Allen, Tationa Thomas, Aaryianna Henry, Garrett Schwier, Corliessa Carter, Cassidy Garelick, Lily Johnson, Yeshua Martinez, JR Stanley and Madai Almanza.

Pahokee student takes community leadership to new heights

PAHOKEE — Pahokee-based 11th-grade student Farjana Yasmin is taking community leadership to new heights in western Palm Beach County. Farjana has spent over 370 hours volunteering with Frog Alley Community Garden, a collaborative food and botanical farming co-op in Pahokee, providing food with no harmful chemicals to local residents. Through her extensive volunteer experience with […]