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 […]

Hendry County Road Watch

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. • SR 80 at Riverbend RV Park:  Maintenance permit project) Crews will be installing underground utilities near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, […]

Glades County Road Watch

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones.   • SR 80 from Birchwood Drive to Collingswood Boulevard: (Maintenance permit project) Crews will be landscaping near the roadway from 8 a.m. to 5 […]

Rebuild Florida Outreach Team to assist homeowners

BELLE GLADE — Rebuild Florida Outreach Team will be at the Belle Glade Public Library, 725 N.W. Fourth St., on Tuesday, Feb. 19 through Thursday, Feb. 21, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Friday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They will help homeowners register for assistance to rebuild Hurricane Irma damaged […]

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 […]

Feb. 18 City Commission meeting cancelled

The City Commission Meeting scheduled for Monday, Feb. 18, at 5:30 p.m. has been cancelled. The next City Commission Meeting is scheduled for March 4, at 5:30 p.m.

West Glades School announces honor roll students

West Glades School announces their honor roll students for the second semester of the 2018/2019 school year. A Honor Roll • First grade: Andrea Gaytan, Cassi Hendry, Jace Kennedy, Cole Martin, Keira Moore, Jaiden Moreno, Cason McCulley, Giovanni Cuacua-Vazquez, Parker Dillman, Harper Hatfield, Cheyenne Kats, Aubree Kersey, Ava Meyer, Alana Ross, Legend Thigpen, Andrea Madrid, […]

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 […]

Green Thumb Garden Club News

On Nov. 13, 2018, the Green Thumb Garden Club (GTGC) met at the First United Methodist Church in the Life Enrichment Center. The purpose of the meeting was to rejuvenate Christmas decorations for the public library in Clewiston. Every year for the past 40 years, the GTGC has decorated the library with natural plants and […]

West Glades School presents Bugs Awards

These are students who raised their grades by at least one letter grade in two subjects with out going down in any. Kindergarten through second grade students: Joel Orduna, Jil Gomez, Cory Waldron, Luis Felipe Garcia, Matthew Delgado, Jaime Gomez, Brantley Sanders, Daisy Carlos, and Andrea Madrid. Third through fifth grade students: Brittany Kats, Jessa […]