Prescribed burn on Lake Okeechobee

MOORE HAVEN — A prescribed burn will be conducted on 3,000 acres of Lake Okeechobee between the Moore Haven Canal and Sportsman Cut on Wednesday, Dec. 12, to improve fish and wildlife habitat on the lake. This will be done as a joint effort by the South Florida Water Management District, Florida Fish and Wildlife […]

OMS Students of the Week

Osceola Middle School recognized its Students of the Week on Nov. 30, as well as celebrating National Computer Security Day. The students, who posed with their chromebooks, in no particular order  are: Trey Holmes, Maxx Belemonti, Kain Joles, Alexis Hernandez-Maldonado, Jayce Markham, Brett Shockley, Channing Delagall, Alyssa Bottari, Alison Denton, Ketelynn Terry, Rachel Hogenkamp, and […]

SES Students of the Week

South Elementary School would like to congratulate its Students of the Week for the week of Nov. 16. They are: Embree Rose, Delane’o Pryor, Kason Prescott, Khloe Voss, Alexis Alvarado, Kyree Smith, Luke Streelman, Trinity Sheffield, Genesis Martinez, Jordyn Wilburn, Chase Hardman, Shaun Morgan, Mason Staton, Derrick Williams, Blaze Hegedus, Karla Paz, Anne Aerony, Noah […]

NES Students of the Week

North Elementary School would like to congratulate its Students of the Week for the week of Nov. 26. They are: Peyton Whitford, Brooke Douglas, Jalisianah Tyson, Jackie Rediker, Kayden Villegas, Carolyn Busbin, Liam McKuhen, Ava PAdgett, Conner Stinson, Khalani Burgess , Gabriel Salas, Toni Chilel-Lopez, Kiera Osteen, Clinton Billie, Kevin Ramirez-Chavez, Kaleb Davis, Kylar Koedam, […]

CES Student of the Week

Central Elementary would like to congratulate its Students of the Week for the week of Nov. 15. They are: Aizlee Delacruz, Aiden Frontino, Melody Rojas Chavez, Carmelo Merritt, Danielle Shires, Aaron Queen, Juan Rivera-Torres, Brian Riddle, Ryan Torres, Chloi Scott, Carson Durrance, Aliyana Hernandez, Angel Candida, Bobbi-Lee Bales, Kierstin Spencer, Kay Shireman, Jayden Moreno, Ryleigh […]

CES students of the week

OKEECHOBEE — Central Elementary School would like to congratulate the Students of the Week for the week of Oct. 29. They are: Leovardo Arvizu, Ryan Chavez-Castaneda, Curtis Demedicis, Adail Antonio Torres, Christian Montoya, Ava Adams, Jahila Williams, Lisarah Curry, Peter Bandi, Aydin Orem, Marieli Aguirre, Litzy Grajalez, Yuleyni Hernandez, Andrea Sweatt, Malaki Valenciano, John Garcia-Hernandez, […]

Who has the best Halloween Costumes?

As has been our tradition for several years, the Lake Okeechobee News invites readers to share their Halloween costume photos. The newspaper will post the photos on our Facebook pages for Okeechobee, Moore Haven, Clewiston and Belle Glade/Pahokee. Facebook fans will be encouraged to vote for their favorites by “liking” the photos. The photos from […]

CES Students of the Week

Central Elementary School (CES) would like to congratulate the Students of the week of Oct. 15. They are: Maddison Whidden, Makenzie Garza, Jacobo Martinez, Jonathan Medrano, Key’no Garcia, Aryanna Richards, Teegan Glass, Crystal DeLaCruz, Daniel Jaimez, Gary Scherrer, Jacob Burgess, Geobani Gonzalez, Juana Garica, Mason Cruz, Briseyda Diaz, Abel Johnson, Joel Campos, Matteo Ruiz, Brooke […]

NES Students of the Week

North Elementary School would like to congratulate the Students of the Week for the week of Oct. 22. They are: Kenneth McQueen, David Romero, Gael Perez, Avery Davis, Gianna Gurrustieta, Mabel Sanchez-Rayo, An’najah Bryant, Carsin Fralix, Cris Ramos, Hadley Ciorrocco, Jessica Jimenez, Adrian Hernandez, Marleni Villegas, Giselle Hernandez, Alexzander Navarrete, Harper Harwas, Zaine Kemp, Kacyn […]

EES Students of the Week

Everglades Elementary School students, pictured with Principal Tracy Downing, are achieving excellence in the classroom for the week of Sept. 24, include: kg, Evalyn Close, Eli Robertson, Yanileth Castaneda, Romeo Gispert, Isaac Gonzalez, Chase Wazinek; first, Yancelin Flores, Farhan Rakin, Daneyla Valdes; second, Corryn Weltzin, Jose Callejas, Aiden Queen, Lextyn Bailey, Taylor Nolan, Lizbeth Santamaria; […]