Glades County makes History

On Tuesday, Nov. 20, Glades County School Board swore in its first ever, female African-American member, Gloria Reese.

Glades camp applications being accepted at schools

The Glades Education Foundation’s push to create a two-week summer camp getaway for children ages 5-12 that won’t be too costly for parents has succeeded. Applications are now being accepted at the county’s three elementary schools for kids to participate. They must be returned to the school offices at Moore Haven Elementary School (MHES), West […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]