Students at MHES receives awards for achievements

MOORE HAVEN — The Moore Haven Elementary School (MHES) held its third Nine Weeks Awards Ceremony on Monday, March 26, for students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grades. Pre-Kindergarten: Effort: Brielle Nasso, Darwin Albarado; Citizenship: Annabelle Jordan, Lyria White; Improvement: Levi Garrett, Jaxon Galloway; Upper Case Alphabet Award: Lyla Light, Grace Seiler, Thomas Toms, Yamileth Alfonso, […]

Jr. Beta Club raises $3,529.49 for cancer research

West Glades Jr. Beta Club is continuing in the school wide initiative to “pay it forward.” Again this year they hosted the Pennies for Patients campaign, collecting money to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. With the help of classroom teachers, students and parents the school raised $3,529.49 all of which goes toward cancer research. […]

West Glades School Honor Roll

West Glades School announced their third nine weeks honor roll students for the 2017/2018 school year. A Honor Roll • First grade: Brody Black, Colton Dorn, Fate Johnson, Nathan Molina, Coy Murray, Ashlynn Summeralls, Sierra Townsend, Aiden Gonzalez, Reid Sewell, Beharry Maldonado, Dakota Herrold, Tomas Santos, Estrella Reyes, Delilah Murray, Selena Comi-Sanchez, Anna Cahuich, Israel […]

WGS AVID students visit SFSC

On Feb. 21, West Glades sixth grade AVID students had the opportunity to go on a field trip to visit South Florida State College in Avon Park. The field trip was made possible through a Target Grant. The students were very excited about learning about college experiences and the possibilities that lie ahead for them. […]

Jump rope for heart

West Glades School participated in Jump Rope for Heart from Feb. 26 to March 1. During that week, the PE program emphasized heart awareness and healthy hearts. The students not only participated in fun jump roping activities, but also learned amazing facts about the heart (such as the fact that the average male heart pumps […]

Glades pushing to recruit teachers

GLADES COUNTY — After what Glades County Schools Superintendent Scott Bass called an “abnormal year” for teachers leaving in 2017, he’s not taking any chances this year on running short of qualified people. The school district, at his prompting, is undertaking an extra-intensive effort in 2018 to attract good teachers to the rural county, which […]

WGS recognizes students with BUGS award

West Glades School recognized these students with the BUGS award (Brought Up Grades) for bringing up two letter grades in two different subjects without going down in any. Special to the Glades County Democrat/Courtesy photo Kindergarten through fourth-grade students: Andrea Madrid, Isack Lazalde, Jessa Bird, Victor Guzman, Randy Wallace, Aydan Epperson, Laeda Middleton, Jesus Reyes, […]

West Glades students participates in Celebrate Literacy Week

West Glades School participated in Celebrate Literacy Week during the week of Jan. 22-26. A highlight of the week is the “friendly” competition between classes to be the first to identify the title of a book after hearing a short clue. Students then dash to the playground to be the first with the answer. Book […]

MHES’s Top AR Readers for January

Moore Haven Elementary School’s (MHES) Top Ten AR Point Earners for January 2018 are Bristol Rives, Emilly Rico, Joseph Paris, Neirin Tapia, Colt Rhymes, Dakota Peet, Aaron Gonzalez, Angel Rico-Perez, Antonio Lopez and Hailey Porter. Moore Haven Elementary School’s Grade Level Top Readers for January 2018 are Laniya Ash (4th grade), Bristol Rives (2nd grade), […]

WGS students Pay It Forward

Students at West Glades School (WGS) continued to Pay It Forward during the month of February. Their latest project was to make valentines for the residents of Oakbrook Rehabilitation in LaBelle and also for the residents of Douglas T Jacobsen State Veterans Home in Port Charlotte. They hope the residents of those communities enjoy the […]