The idea behind AVID strategies and classes

GLADES COUNTY — The Glades County School District has incorporated the AVID program in all schools: West Glades School, Moore Haven Elementary School, Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School and Moore Haven Middle-High School. Glades County is closing the achievement gap by providing access to challenging coursework with high expectations, as well as giving the support students […]

Moore Haven Middle – High School Honor Roll

MOORE HAVEN — Moore Haven Middle – High School has announced their honor roll students for the third nine weeks of the 2017/2018 school year. A Honor Roll • Twelfth grade: Rosemary Aragus, Nathan Harris, Patrick Heflin, Maricela Rubio and Amber Summerall. • Eleventh grade: Angel Galvez, Austin Lee, Jacey Ridgdill and Destiny Williams. • […]

Second graders sends letters of encouragement

During a study on “How to Be Responsible and Helpful Community Members,” West Glades School second graders in Mrs. Fleming’s class decided that encouraging our military members shows respect and support for others. They chose to Pay It Forward by writing letters of encouragement to Whitney Range, a past student of Moore Haven High School […]

West Glades School Citizens of the month for March

West Glades School awarded kindergarten through eighth grade students with the Citizens of the Month awards for March. Special to the Glades County Democrat/Courtesy photo Kindergarten through second grade students: Selena Comi, John Dupree, Leland Pascual, Jackson Beer, Ashley Aguilar, Aiden Gonzalez, Mia Mendoza, Alondra Villeda, Jordy Cruz, Randy Wallace, Angelina Gallegos, Scarlett Smith. Not […]

Students participate in School Library Week

West Glades School students in Mrs. Huysman’s kindergarten through fourth-grade classes participated in School Library Week by decorating grocery bags with information and illustrations about their favorite books. Winn Dixie provided over 275 bags that were decorated and returned to the store to use for customers’ groceries. Stop by Winn Dixie and see some of […]

West Glades School continues to “Pay It Forward”

The second grade classes wrote letters to the Coral Springs Police Department and to some of the officers involved in the Parkland shooting. They also placed their hands on a banner saying thanks. The department received our poster and letters today and sent their thanks to West Glades School for thinking of them. The second […]

Progress on training center picks up

MOORE HAVEN — For years there has been a widely held belief that education – training – is the way this longtime agricultural area will survive and thrive in the future. Although it is a standing goal to bring vocational training to Hendry and Glades counties on a large scale, the reality has been extremely […]

Dunkin’ Donuts to award $15,000 in scholarships

Dunkin’ Donuts is proud to announce the launch of its 2018 Dunkin’ Donuts South/Southwest Florida Scholarship Program, which will award $15,000 in scholarships to high school seniors across Palm Beach Treasure Coast, Greater Miami-Fort Lauderdale and Greater Fort Myers-Naples areas. In partnership with Scholarship America, the nation’s largest designer and manager of education support programs, […]

Education Foundation awarded Community Impact Grant

The Glades Education Foundation was awarded a 2018 Community Impact Grant from the Southwest Florida Community Foundation for $40,000 to continue financing the AVID about Success program. The Glades Education Foundation was one of 20 local nonprofits awarded grants from the community foundation’s Field of Interest funds given by donors in their estate plans for […]

West Glades students receives BUGS awards

The following West Glades students received the BUGS award (Brought Up Grades) for bringing up 2 letter grades in two different subjects without going down. Kindergarten through fourth grade: Leland Pascual, Andrea Madrid, Wyatt Miller, Avery Perkins, Juan Molina Hernandez, Marcos Villafuerte. Not pictured: Emily Garcia-Linares. Fifth through sixth grades: Brenda Comi, Heather Diaz, Ismael […]