Class studies solar system

CLEWISTON — Clewiston’s Central Elementary School fourth-grade students created solar system models that are “Out of this World”! They researched the solar system, the order of the planets and interesting space facts, then created a model (of their choice) to showcase their findings. They also had a surprise visit from the “Magic School Bus,” Ms. […]

CES to hold Chili Bingo

  CLEWISTON — The Central Elementary School (CES), 1000 S Deane Duff Ave., will host the 2018 Chili Bingo Family Fun Night on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Bingo cards will be $4 each or 3 cards for $10.

Students wear blue to show support of Bullying Prevention Month

Ms. Robertson’s first-grade class discussed bullying prevention and signed a classroom contract pledging to “Be the Nice Kid!” Central Elementary School students, in Clewiston, wore blue school-wide on Friday, Oct. 5, to show their support for National Bullying Prevention Month. Paris Kinsler, kindergarten student, at Central Elementary School, is raising awareness with her personalized shirt […]

Clewiston students tour train engine

CLEWISTON — Clewiston Central Elementary School Pre-K wants to send a huge thank-you to the United States Sugar Company and the South Central Florida Express for allowing them to visit on Friday, Sept. 28. The students were given a tour of the train engine and shown, firsthand, what it takes to drive the powerful train. […]

Westside Elementary School events

CLEWISTON — Westside Elementary School plans the following: Yankee Candle Sales end on Oct. 10. Wear pink on each Friday in October for Breast Cancer awareness Oct. 1-19: Pennies for Patients Oct. 5: Heavenly Hat Day Oct. 8: Pajama Penny Day – bring your pennies Oct. 9: Neon Nickel Day – bring your nickels and […]

Students celebrate FSA scores with limo ride and lunch

CLEWISTON — Students from Central Elementary School in Clewiston finally got a chance to celebrate their hard work! On Friday, Sept. 14, the third-, fourth- and fifth-graders who received a five on their FSA reading, math and/or science during the 2017-18 school year, received their promised “Limo Ride to Lunch.” Like celebrities, they were cheered […]

Governor recognizes students’ FSA scores

CLEWISTON — Central Elementary School students from Clewiston are acknowledged and awarded for meeting proficient levels on their 2017-18 FSA math and reading assessments. They were recognized at Central’s kickoff rally, where they received a letter from Gov. Rick Scott, congratulating them on scoring a three or higher on their FSA. They also celebrated with […]

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 […]