Moore Haven Middle-High School Happening

MOORE HAVEN Sept. 19 • 3 p.m. Marching Band Rehearsal • 6 p.m. Varsity Volleyball at Marco Island Academy • 6 p.m. STEM Family Night – Community Learning Center Sept. 20 • 3:30 p.m. Golf vs. Golden Gate • 4:30 p.m. Middle School Team B Volleyball vs. PECS • 5 p.m. JV Volleyball at First […]

FSW presents lecture from Judge Mary Evans

20th Judicial Circuit Judge Mary Evans will present “Applied Critical Thinking: A View from the Bench” during Florida SouthWestern State College’s Critical Thinking Lecture Series at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the FSW Thomas Edison Campus, Building U-102, Fort Myers. Additionally, the presentation can be viewed digitally at the FSW Hendry/Glades Curtis Center, […]

Students receive $25 gift cards

West Glades School students who chose to read and take AR tests during the summer were entered into a drawing each time they successfully completed a book. During the first week of school, two names were drawn out to receive a $25 gift card from Wal-Mart. Congratulations to our winners, Laeda Middleton and Elliot Cruz […]

Buckhead AMVETS show appreciation

MOORE HAVEN — AMVETS Buckhead Ridge Post showed their appreciation to the Moore Haven Elementary School teachers by personally delivering donuts for their third annual Teacher Appreciation Day. Joe Mansfield, Carla Shearer and Commander Bob Burnes, representatives for AMVETS, delivered donuts at 7 a.m. on Aug. 17.

Red Cross offers safety tips for new school year

Summer vacation for students around the country has officially ended and the schools are now in session. So, while you’re shopping for school supplies the kids will need, take a look at these safety steps from the American Red Cross for the start of the new school year. Keeping all students safe is the primary […]

FSW’s Critical Thinking Series kicks off Sept. 6

Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) kicks off its fall Critical Thinking Lecture Series with “Voices in America: Diversity, Inclusion and Democracy,” presented by FSW Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Dr. Deborah Teed, at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 6, at the FSW Thomas Edison Campus, Building AA-177, Fort Myers. Additionally, the […]

Teacher test-training offered in Moore Haven

MOORE HAVEN — The legwork that Glades County Schools Superintendent Scott Bass has been doing in trying to set up job training programs at the county’s Regional Training Facility in Moore Haven is beginning to pay off, and the first program — aimed at assisting teachers and school districts — will begin in a few […]

Barbering program puts PBSC a cut and shave above

BELLE GLADE — A new barbering program is about to get underway on Palm Beach State College’s Belle Glade campus, and the timing couldn’t be better. With many licensed barbers nearing retirement age, and millennial males clamoring for the latest hair and beard styles, the demand for new barbers is growing fast. PBSC’s Barbering program […]

Prescott named FL Teacher of the Year

Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School (PECS) fourth grade math teacher Joy Prescott was named the 2019 Florida Teacher of the Year at Florida Department of Education (FDOE) awards gala held in Orlando on July 13. Mrs. Prescott was awarded $20,000 from the FDOE and will now spend the next year traveling the state to work with […]

Back to School Bash to be held for Glades County

A Back to School Bash will be held for Glades County students on Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 4-6 p.m. at the Doyle Conner Building, 900 N U.S. Hwy 27 in Moore Haven. Students must be present to receive free school supplies. The event includes food, fun, games, music prizes and more. For information, call Stephanie […]