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 […]

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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 […]

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, […]

CHS Senior class April and May events

April 2018 • Saturday, April 14: Prom at 7 p.m. at John Boy Auditorium • Friday, April 20: Grad Bash (Must be present at school) • Friday, April 20: Last day to submit letter to the guidance department for College Signing Day! • Saturday, April 28: Last day to turn in “A” grades to Alan […]

CHS senior Menta Jones signs to play at CU

CLEWISTON — Clewiston High School senior Menta Jones has signed a letter of intent to play football for the Concord University Wildcats in West Virgina. Jones joined the Tigers football team as a freshman during their 2014 season. Clewiston coach Brad Garret saw promise in the young player almost immediately. “When he showed up he […]

CHS Pittman signs to play for Broward College

CLEWISTON — On March 21 Clewiston High School senior Megan Pittman signed a letter of intent to continue her soccer career at Broward College. “I really wanted to play college soccer, and Broward gave me that opportunity,” said Miss Pittman. “I want to thank Coach Kari and Coach Ricky for always pushing me, as well […]