Coach Garret sent off with big win

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Tigers defeated the Okeechobee Brahmans 42-2 in the final game of the season on Nov. 2, bringing them to 2-8 for the year and keeping Okeechobee at a winless 0-10. The Tigers racked up 394 yards rushing against the Brahmans and dominated both lines of scrimmage. The game remained scoreless up […]

Collegiate Academy students visits FSW campus

On Monday, Oct. 12, Clewiston High School’s Collegiate Academy students visited Florida Southwestern State College’s (FSW) Hendry Glades campus for the Dessert with Deans event, where FSW’s deans of pure & applied sciences; arts, humanities, and social sciences; business and technology; school of health professions; education and charter schools; and students helped the scholars to […]

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 […]

Clewiston defense stops Lely Trojans in fourth quarter

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Tiger defense held on to stop the Lely Trojans offense with a last-minute red-zone stand to secure Clewiston’s first victory of the year on Sept. 14. The 14-9 win also makes the Tigers 1-0 in district games this year. The Tiger offense struggled to get going early in the game; turnovers […]

CHS football team dominated Brahmans

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston High School junior varsity football team dominated the Okeechobee Brahmans 38-0 on Aug. 23 at Okeechobee High School. The two junior varsity teams will meet up again on Oct. 4 in Clewiston, and the varsity squads will face each other in the final game of the regular season on Nov. 2 […]

New, younger Clewiston Tigers team looks to rebound

CLEWISTON — Second-year head coach Brad Garret wasn’t happy with the Tigers’ record of 5-5 for the 2017 season, and in 2018 not only is he hoping to perform better, he’s hoping Clewiston will get to play the games when they’re actually scheduled. “For the first eight games we played last year, we were either […]

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 […]

CHS Freshman Orientation set Aug. 1

Clewiston High School, 1501 Francisco St. in Clewiston, will hold a Freshmen orientation event called Tiger Takeoff on Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Parent orientation will be held at 8:30-9 a.m. A t-shirt and lunch is available for a $5 donation. Activities include a campus tour, team building, information session, avid […]

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. […]

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 […]