Glades County schools chosen for civics initiative

MOORE HAVEN — West Glades School and Moore Haven Middle High School are among the 60 Florida schools chosen to participate in Florida’s Civics and Debate Initiative. On June 12, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran announced 60 schools, representing 28 districts in Florida, were chosen to participate in the first phase […]

WGS participates in annual poster contest

LABELLE — West Glades School took part in this year’s annual NACD and NACD Auxiliary Poster Contest. The annual NACD (National Association of Conservation Districts) and NACD Auxiliary Poster Contest provides students from kindergarten through 12th grade the chance to have their art displayed as part of a national conservation outreach initiative. Each year, the […]

WGS celebrates Children’s Book Week

West Glades School celebrated Children’s Book Week from April 29 to May 2, with daily themes. “Be Cool at School” included wearing sunglasses and a hat, “T-Shirt Tuesday” students wore their favorite Panther t-shirt, “Reading rocks, So wear your funky socks,” included wearing holiday, mismatched, or silly socks, and “Be a Jean-ius” meant the students […]

WGS congratulates Citizens of the Month for grades K-8

West Glades School would like to congratulate its sixth through eighth grade Citizens of the Month for the month of February. They are: Garrett Cox, Brooke Black, Zoie Gregorio, Ryan Rodriguez, Brilee Cochran, John Davis and Mark Abrego. West Glades School would like to congratulate its third through fifth grade Citizens of the Month for […]

WGS students compete in leadership summit

A group of West Glades Jr. Beta Club students traveled to Jekyll Island, Ga., to participate and compete in the student leadership summit. The students gained knowledge of leadership roles and responsibilities, as well as the importance of teamwork. The summit hosted guest speakers Harriet Turk and Phil Boyte, who offered lessons in stepping up […]