CHS grads, teacher visit with U.S Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart

Clewiston High School teacher Kristine Petersen (right front, with her back to the camera), who is also a city commissioner, brought seven of her Public Safety Academy students who recently graduated on a visit to Washington, D.C. One of their stops was at a U.S. House of Representatives office building to visit with U.S. Rep. […]

Westside Elementary School Honor Roll

CLEWISTON — Westside Elementary School announces their kindergarten through fifth grade students for the fourth nine weeks of the 2017/2018 school year. Kindergarten • A Honor Roll: Yael Abrajano, Matthew Aldana, Aliyah Carrillo-Velasquez, Emily Centeno, Dario Escoto, Aliya Perez, Elizabeth Garcia Perez, Melanie Giralt-Kin, Yandiel Gonzalez, Kamarria Gray, Ai’yanna Hobbs, Aubriona Holligan, Kendall McKenzie, Kaylin […]

Eastside Elementary School Honor Roll

CLEWISTON — Eastside Elementary School announces their kindergarten through fifth grade honor roll students for the fourth nine weeks of the 2017/2018 school year. A Honor Roll • Kindergarten: Chance Brown, Izabella Cardenas, Emily Casas, Mia Diaz, Reylit Garcia, Khalif Jones, Amayrani Hose-Juarez, Lillie Maranda, Isabella Parodi-Castro, Annelys Ruiz, Alexavier Roman, Adleigh Sullivan, Waylon Zeh […]

Central Elementary School Honor Roll

CLEWISTON — Central Elementary School announces their A and AB Honor Roll students in kindergarten through fifth grade for the fourth nine weeks of the 2017/2018 school year. A Honor Roll: Adonis Martinez, Adriana Tomas, Adriel Perez, Alejandro Centeno, Alexander Alvarez, Allison Iglesias, Alyia Sparks, Amanda Prevatt, Angela DeSantiago, Anileigh Quinones, Anita Arreguin, Annabeth Paige, […]

Clewiston High School grads celebrate their passage

CLEWISTON — The graduating Class of 2018 gathered on the Clewiston High School football field after their commencement exercise last Friday night, May 18. The 176 CHS seniors seemed joyfully unfazed by an argument that raged on social media last week about whether high schools should continue the tradition of recognizing their valedictorian and salutatorian […]

Digital lessons demonstrated at EES

CLEWISTON — Silicon Valley technology came to the teachers and classrooms of Hendry County as part of a demonstration at Eastside Elementary School (EES) in Clewiston on May 7. Teachers across the country in cities and in rural areas alike are exploring technology to make their students 21st-century learners, according to a 6-year-old educational tech […]

FSW offers summer program to first time in college students

LABELLE — The LaBelle location of Florida SouthWestern State College is excited to offer a new program this summer called “Curtis Pathway Prep.” This program is entirely free to students who are accepted, and there are 60 seats available. This is a six week program offered over the summer from June 21 – August 2. […]

Warriors to participate in Special Olympics ceremonies

  CLEWISTON — Westside Warriors will participate in the opening ceremonies before the Special Olympics event in LaBelle later in the month of April.

Westside Elementary School News

CLEWISTON Events: • May 1-4: Kindergarten, first and second grades IReady Testing • May 1-2: Fifth grade Science testing • May 7 – 11: Scholastic Book Fair; Kindergarten, first and second grades testing; and Teacher Appreciation Week • May 8: Tropicana Speech Contest at 8 a.m.; Book Fair Family Night at 5:30-7 p.m. • May […]

Hendry County students reign at state academic competition

HENDRY COUNTY — On the weekend of April 19-21, a team of students from Clewiston High School and LaBelle High School went to Disney in Orlando to compete in the statewide Commissioner’s Academic Challenge, where they took home first place in Division III. This year’s Hendry County Academic Team consisted of handpicked students from both […]