CHS making progress, its grad rate shows

CLEWISTON — Clewiston High continues to make progress as a school, earning the top high school grade in the Heartland region and the Lake O area for the 2017-18 school year. “I am proud of the work and effort our staff and students put into what we are trying accomplish here,” CHS Principal Roberto Sanchez […]

School brings back Random Acts of Kindness Club

CLEWISTON — Clewiston’s Christian School has revitalized its Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Club, where elementary students from kindergarten to sixth grade are joining together once a month to learn and practice goodwill in their community. The RAK Club was originally founded with much success many years ago by Denise Hatton. After her leadership, it […]

Football Around the Lake

• The Okeechobee Brahmans were shut out by the Sebastian River Sharks 41-0 on Sept. 14, making them 0-3 for the 2018 season. The Brahmans’ struggles continued on offense and defense for the third week in a row. One play that could encapsulate the whole game for Okeechobee saw the Brahman defense leave Sebastian River […]

Eastside Elementary School will hold SAC meeting Sept. 11

CLEWISTON — The Eastside Elementary School, 201 Arroyo Ave. in Clewiston, will hold a SAC meeting of this school year on Tuesday, September 11 at 6 p.m., in the Media Center. La siguiente reunión de SAC de Eastside Elementary de este año escolar está programada para el Martes 12 de Septiembre a las 6:00 p.m. […]

FSW’s Critical Thinking Series kicks off Sept. 6

Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) kicks off its fall Critical Thinking Lecture Series with “Voices in America: Diversity, Inclusion and Democracy,” presented by FSW Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Dr. Deborah Teed, at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 6, at the FSW Thomas Edison Campus, Building AA-177, Fort Myers. Additionally, the […]

Garrett enrolls at Troy University

TROY, Ala. — Shannon Garrett of Clewiston has completed IMPACT new student orientation and enrolled at Troy University for the fall 2018 semester at the Troy Campus. The fall semester for the Troy Campus started Wednesday, Aug. 15. Troy University is a public, historic, international university with more than 145,000 alumni. Students choose Troy for […]

Clewiston Christian School strives for excellence

CLEWISTON — At inception, Clewiston Christian School (CCS), then a K-6 program, had a distinct mission, to maintain academic excellence. Now, 12 years and 6 grade levels later, their mission remains. CCS, currently a K-12 institution, continues to push students to strive for excellence with the implementation of Advanced Placement (AP), honors, duel enrollment courses […]

Extension of Southeastern U. opening in Clewiston

CLEWISTON — A brand-new institution of higher learning has come to Clewiston, courtesy of the people at New Harvest Church, a non-denominational church located just east of the Clewiston city limits. KingsGate College at New Harvest, 370 Holiday Isle Drive, was established as an extension site of Southeastern University, which is a private, Christian liberal-arts […]

Red Cross offers back-to-school safety steps

Summer vacation for students around the country has ended and the schools are now in session. So, while you’re shopping for school supplies the kids will need, take a look at these safety steps from the American Red Cross for the start of the new school year. Keeping all students safe is the primary concern […]

Florida SouthWestern launches virtual campus tour

FORT MYERS — The Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Virtual Campus Tour was officially launched Aug. 1 for prospective students. The simulated experience includes 360-degree media layered with interactive elements, putting visitors in control of their own journey around the college’s four locations in Fort Myers, Naples, Punta Gorda and LaBelle. Users can access the […]