Central Elementary School News

Clewiston’s Central Elementary School would like to congratulate Mrs. Covey for being nominated for the Gulf Coast Brilliant Orange Award, for first-year teachers! Principal Carter presented Mrs. Covey with her Brilliant Orange Award. Mrs. Covey’s fourth-grade kiddos are so proud of her hard work, and it looks like they agree with her award!    

Westside Elementary School Events

CLEWISTON -— Westside Elementary School plans the following upcoming events. • The Lollipop fundraiser will continue through Dec. 19. • Monday through Friday, Dec. 10-14: The Penguin Patch will be open to purchase gifts. • Monday, Dec. 11: Tropicana Speech Contest at 8:30 a.m. “7 Habitats for the Holidays” from 6 to 8 p.m. in […]

Kids visit Morikami Japanese Museum & Gardens

The Florida B. Thomas Library conducted a field trip to the Morikami Japanese Museum and Gardens in Delray Beach on Saturday, Dec. 1, for a large group of Harlem community kids. This field trip was in conjunction with ‘World Cultures’ month, the library’s celebration of various cultures of different countries. For lunch, the kids enjoyed […]

Students show support

Nov. 14 is World Diabetes Day, so Clewiston Elementary School students wore blue, to show support of their fellow Cub, who bravely battles Type I Diabetes every day.

Cold weather shelters to open tonight at 6 p.m.

The cold weather shelters will open on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 6 p.m. Those seeking shelter must be in the building by midnight or the facility will close and volunteers will be released. Clewiston • Janet B. Taylor Auditorium 1100 S. Olympia Street LaBelle United Way House 133 N. Bridge Street  

Everglades Boogie skydive event gets OK

CLEWISTON — Skydive Spaceland Clewiston has been granted approval to use parts of Airglades Airport for the staging of its five-day Everglades Boogie skydiving festival during the third week of the new year, ending on Martin Luther King Day. Hendry County Public Works Director R. Shane Parker requested county commissioners’ OK on Nov. 13 of […]

Clewiston FFA team enjoys visit to Indiana

This October, the Clewiston High School’s FFA officer, team and advisors attended and participated in the 91st national FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. from Oct. 22 to Oct. 27. The team flew from Ft. Myers to Indiana early Monday morning and temporarily traded in hot, sunny Florida weather for the chill of a northern climate. […]

St. Martin’s Episcopal Church to hold Christmas Bazaar

CLEWISTON — St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 207 North W. C. Owen Ave., will hold their 21st annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include homemade jellies and jams (including guava and hot pepper jelly), fresh baked goods, cookbooks for $5 each, and the Cookie Corner. Lunch […]

CES Cubs congratulates music teacher

CLEWISTON — The Central Elementary School (CES) Cubs want to congratulate their music teacher, Michaela Johnston Slamka, along with her quartet, for winning the crown at the 2018 International Women’s Barbershop Championship. Mrs. Slamka has been competing alongside of Mary Duncan, Hailey Parks and Heather Havens for the past four years at this competition, and […]

Alumni scramble fundraiser winners

On Saturday, Oct. 13, 25 golfers participated in the scramble fundraiser. The winners from the 2018 Clewiston High School Alumni scramble fundraiser are Damian Rende, Cody Difrederica and Ray Rende.