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 […]

Student honored at Board of Education meeting

LABELLE — Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart recognized outstanding college students during the State Board of Education meeting at LaBelle High School on March 27. One of those students is Trent Brown, a junior at the Collegiate Academy at Clewiston High School. “Trent Brown epitomizes the characteristics we seek to highlight with the Commissioner’s Leadership […]

Students creates winning floats

The fourth grade at Eastside Elementary created floats to represent the state of Florida and its symbols. Students created the floats from boxes and many different materials. A parade was held around the school. The following students were the winners of the float contest. Left to right: Second place winner Jiromi Morales, first place winner […]

Career Day engages Clewiston High students

CLEWISTON — Clewiston High School hosted its annual Career Day Friday, April 6, and representatives from local businesses shared in-depth information about their careers. All students across campus participated in the event and were able to select career sessions that they were interested in prior to the event. Students had the opportunity to be in […]

Clewiston High School Honor Roll

Clewiston High School has announced their honor students for third nine weeks of the 2017/2018 school year. A Honor Roll • Twelfth grade: Robert Adams, Yesenia Almanza, Jesus Almaraz-Argueta, Florecita Benitez, Vanessa Castaneda, Johanna Colson, Sophia Connolly, Priscila Cossio, Kody Durance, Nathan Edwards, Shanya Edwards, Stephanie Galdino, Alma Granados, Shakayla Hankins, Zarrielle Hodges, Alexia Johnson, […]