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 […]

WGS Summer Book Giveaway kickoff

West Glades School (WGS) kicked off its summer reading program, which encourages students to “Be Wild Readers.” Students in kindergarten through seventh grades were called to the Media Center, allowed to choose a new book and given information about summer reading options. For more information and a suggested list of summer books to read, go […]

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 […]

Second graders celebrate National Lineman Day

LABELLE — Second graders in Ms. Hart’s class are learning to write letters and celebrated “National Lineman Day” by sending letters of appreciation to the workers at Glades Electric Coop and Florida Power and Light. Students wanted to thank them for all they do to “keep the lights shining bright” at West Glades School (WGS) […]

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 […]

Students participate in School Library Week

West Glades School students in Mrs. Huysman’s kindergarten through fourth-grade classes participated in School Library Week by decorating grocery bags with information and illustrations about their favorite books. Winn Dixie provided over 275 bags that were decorated and returned to the store to use for customers’ groceries. Stop by Winn Dixie and see some of […]