WGS presents Citizen awards

West Glades School presented Citizens of the Month awards to kindergarten through eighth-grade students for the month of April 2018. Kindergarten through second grade: Cheyenne Kats, Kaylee Dana, Reina Tyson, Edgar Santiago Pedro, Angelina Flores-Ortiz, Anna Cahuich Orellana, Reese Johnson, Jessa Bird, Reese Tyson, Abigail Townsend, and Arlet Ramirez. Third through fifth grades: Brianna Godinez, […]

Glades County recognizes West Glades students

West Glades School (WGS) students were recognized at the May 10 Glades County School Board Meeting for completing the Sunshine State Challenge. The purpose of this statewide reading motivational program is to encourage students to read independently for pleasure. WGS has 17 students who read 10 of the 15 books and 11 students who read […]

WGS celebrates Children’s Book Week

West Glades School (WGS) had daily themes for Children’s Book Week that included “Be Cool at School!” (wear sunglasses and a hat); “T-Shirt Tuesday!” (wear favorite Panther T-shirt); “Reading Rocks so Wear Your Funky Socks!” (wear holiday, mismatched, silly socks); and “Be a ‘Jean’-ius and Read Every Day!” (wear jeans). On Friday, students and staff […]

West Glades students donates Blessing Bags

During a social studies lesson on “How We Can Be Good Community Leaders,” West Glades students in Mrs. Fleming’s second-grade class decided to Pay It Forward by donating items to be included in “Blessing Bags” for the homeless. They brought in pretzels, soap, washcloths, Chap Stick, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, combs and granola bars. These items […]

MHES Tropicana winners

MOORE HAVEN — Congratulations to the Moore Haven Elementary and Middle School 2018 Tropicana Public Speaking Contest winners! Fourth-grade winners: Harley Pryor, first place; Ayden Thomas, second place; and Luke Flynn, third place. Fifth-grade winners: Cross Fulford, first place; Allyson Lara, second place; and Lindsay Miller, third place. Sixth-grade winners: Caydence Cisneros, first place; Brady […]

Safety Patrol tours Washington D.C.

Moore Haven Elementary School (MHES) Safety Patrol students went to Washington, D.C., during the week of May 7. During their busy week, they were able to tour the White House, the U.S. Capitol and George Washington’s home, Mount Vernon, in the Virginia countryside. They explored Smithsonian Institution museums, learned about the people and events behind […]

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 […]