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 […]

FSW faculty to showcase scholarly research

Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) faculty members will showcase their 2017-2018 Academic Research Council (ARC) grant projects during an ARC event from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Aug. 16, in Building AA-168, at the FSW Thomas Edison Campus, 8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers. The presentations can also be viewed digitally at the FSW Hendry/Glades […]

U.S. Sugar donates to CHS

CLEWISTON — U.S. Sugar Director of Corporate Communication Ryan Duffy presented the Clewiston High School athletic program with a donation of $10,000 on July 24 on behalf of U.S. Sugar Corp. “We could not do this without help, and every year U.S. Sugar comes through in a huge way for us,” said Clewiston High School […]

Barbering program puts PBSC a cut and shave above

BELLE GLADE — A new barbering program is about to get underway on Palm Beach State College’s Belle Glade campus, and the timing couldn’t be better. With many licensed barbers nearing retirement age, and millennial males clamoring for the latest hair and beard styles, the demand for new barbers is growing fast. PBSC’s Barbering program […]