WGS Jr. Beta Club honors officers

West Glades School (WGS) Jr. Beta Club completed a January community service project that involved giving thanks to those who protect and serve. As a token of their gratitude for all local officers, club members put together a survival kit candy bag to honor them on the Jan. 9 Law Enforcement Officer Appreciation Day. Over […]

West Glades School announces honor roll students

West Glades School announces their honor roll students for the second semester of the 2018/2019 school year. A Honor Roll • First grade: Andrea Gaytan, Cassi Hendry, Jace Kennedy, Cole Martin, Keira Moore, Jaiden Moreno, Cason McCulley, Giovanni Cuacua-Vazquez, Parker Dillman, Harper Hatfield, Cheyenne Kats, Aubree Kersey, Ava Meyer, Alana Ross, Legend Thigpen, Andrea Madrid, […]

WGS collects and delivers ChapStick and socks

West Glades School (WGS) students collected non-skid slipper socks and ChapStick during the month of December. They collected over 120 of each, enough to give to all the residents of Oakbrook Health and Rehabilitation Center, and Kingshouse Retirement Center. The kindergarten classes spent the morning of Dec. 17 at Oakbrook delivering the gifts. WGS is […]

WGS blood drive

GLADES COUNTY — West Glades School Beta Club partnered with Oneblood to have a blood drive on the school campus. Its recent blood drive resulted in 22 units of blood, which means 66 patients could benefit from the lifesaving efforts of its blood donors that day. Also, 21 students received a backpack emoji clip for […]

West Glades School Citizens of the Month

West Glades School announces the names of their Citizens of the Month students for November. Kindergarten through second grade: Rhys Roof, Kimberly Trejo, Macy Corbitt, Andrew Reinking, Andrea Madrid, Adrian Perez, John Dupree, Parker Dillman, Sophia Mora, Brianna Salazar, Israel DeSantiago and Colt Meyer. Third through fifth grades: Makayla Obenauer-Salazar, Evan Romero, Ayslin Trejo, Marco […]

Jr. Beta supports Operation Backpack

MOORE HAVEN — The mission of Operation Backpack is to feed children and give hope to the families who receive them. West Glades School (WGS) Jr. Beta Club recently spent an afternoon packing 240 backpacks to be distributed to students in LaBelle and West Glades Schools. This community service is completely funded by donations from […]

Students coordinate food project

Builders Club is the largest service organization for middle school students (ages 12-13) and West Glades School (WGS) in Glades County was proud to partner with LaBelle Kiwanis to have an active group in the school. Recently, these students spent time putting together boxes of Thanksgiving Day food to bless 13 families in their area. […]

WGS Builders Club coordinates Thanksgiving Food Project

Builders Club is the largest service organization for middle school students (ages 12-13) and West Glades School (WGS) is proud to partner with LaBelle Kiwanis to have an active group in our school. Recently, these students spent time putting together boxes of Thanksgiving Day food to bless 13 families in their area. Donations were made […]

West Glades School reaches 30 gallons of pull tabs

West Glades School has set a goal this year to collect 100 gallons of pull tabs from aluminum cans to support the Ronald McDonald House of Southwest Florida. Students have been working hard to collect these tabs to be recycled that will help provide a home-away-from-home for families of seriously ill children. All dollars raised […]

WGS Sunshine State October Update

West Glades students are continuing to meet the Sunshine State Reading Challenge. Their October update for WGS is: Three Book Readers – Kylee Carmo, Blake Sewell, Landon Summeralls, Jackson White, Laeda Lewis, Joshua Myrtil Pierre, Isai Mendoza Ramirez, Teagan Dobson and Karla Marines. Five Book Readers – Alex Nelson, Payton Crews, David Lopez, Valerie Zuniga […]