Everglades Elementary School Students of the Week

Everglades Elementary School students are achieving excellence in the classroom for the week of April 23 include: (kindergarten) Piper Faughnan, Yamilet Serrano, Joab Herrera, Alexa Harper, Marisol Mejia-Garcia, Isabella Rodriguez-Tijerina, Jacob Garcia; first, Melany Valdez, Guadalupe Gutierrez, Addison Moore, Taylor Edwards, Tristen Bailey, Xavier Mayfield, Yovanny Castaneda, Alejandra Martinez, Nicole Ruiz; second, Kara Richards, Harmony […]

North Elementary School honors Students of the Week

Congratulations to North Elementary School’s students of the week for the week of April 23: Rylee Morris, Joseph Estaban, Noah McCormack, Esmeralda Sablon, Kanon Pendleton, Juli Zaragoza, Madison Quinn, Jace Lakeman, Daniel Solorzano, David Roblero, Kinsley Vinson, Payton Barasch, Chase Stinson, Janessa Yates, Ethan Felkins, Kayliee Whirls, Breannah Whaley, Juan Ramos, Carter Branham, Masen Rucks, […]

NES Students of the Week

Congratulations to North Elementary Students’ of the Week for April 9. Malachi Bobst, Ahmad Kelly, Lanie Griffin, Kimberly Ramos, Ethan McDaniel, Sophia Baez, Keilan Mendez, Maci Gagliardi, Giovanni Ruiz, Makenna Nolte, Elias Trevino Brianna Guevara, Kyeleigh Walters, Samantha Carrasco, Bailey Medrano, Cadin Simpson, Kennith Laureano, Eli Wallace, Sarahi Catalan, Viviyanna Lopez, Diego Palacios Sophia Caves, […]

NES Students of the Week

Congratulations to North Elementary Students’ of the week for the week of April 16. Yamileth Mejia, Giovanni Sandoval, Justin Ramirez, Aiyanna Martinez, Liam McKuhen, Aubree Madrid, Delilah Lundy, Bryton Szentmartoni, Levi Bryan, Alexa Cooper, Lane Barber Heidy Mejia-Lopez, Brayden McCormack, Zachary Tucker, Skyla Suarez, Deanna Amenold, Fredy Colin Ochoa, Brooke Hamilton, Kevin Nieland, Wyatt Clere, […]

Creativity rewarded in high school writing contest

FORT PIERCE – Numerous public and private high school students in the four-county area of Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee participated in the Indian River State College Creative Writing Contest. This event is hosted annually by the English/Communications/Modern Languages Department. Contestants entered original short stories, one-act plays and poems for a chance to […]

CES Students of the Week

Central Elementary school would like to congratulate the students of the week for the week of April 9. They are: Jahila Williams, Alexander Jimenez, Aryanna Richards, Teegan Glass, Jaycie Rowe, Chase Hardman, Juana Garcia, Nehemiah Minondo, Brooke Smith, Jullian Marshall, Emry Barcenas, Harlee Arnold, Kason Aldridge, Javier Aguirre, Lean Edouard, Eddie Villegas, Iyauna McNeil, Skyla […]

EES Students of the Week

Everglades Elementary School students are achieving excellence in the classroom for the week of April 9 include: kg, Gina Ventura Meras, Makala Lassiter, Jacob Gaucin; first, Eva Garcia, Landon Staton, Connor Buchheit, Callen Pitt; second, Noah Harper, Eliana Pressley, Ruby Aguirre, Autumn Starnes; third, Chace Collins, Daisy Evans, Arissa Carnley, Jacelyn Davis; fourth, James Landaverde, […]

Okeechobee schools take first step towards arming staff

OKEECHOBEE — At their monthly meeting on April 10 the Okeechobee County School Board took the first steps in implementing the Coach Aaron Feis Guardian program, instructing superintendent Ken Kenworthy to bring the policy before the board at their May board meeting. All board members approved the motion. At the May meeting board members can […]

Education showcase highlights opportunities

OKEECHOBEE – Local residents can advance their education – and even earn a college degree – right here in Okeechobee. Those who want to find out more should plan to attend a special family-friendly education showcase in Downtown Okeechobee at Flagler Park #2 on Saturday, April 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Okeechobee […]

Board votes against teacher pay raise

OKEECHOBEE — At a legislative hearing held on April 9, the Okeechobee County School board voted 3-1 to deny an average pay increase of 2.7 percent that the Okeechobee County Education Association (OCEA) sought from the school district. Board members Joe Arnold, Amanda Riedel and Jill Holcomb voted to deny the increase, while Malissa Morgan […]