4-H and FFA Cattle Exhibited at the LaBelle Rodeo Grounds

The Pee Wee Calf, Beef Breeding and Market Steer Show were held on Tuesday, February 12 at the LaBelle Rodeo Grounds. The show consisted of pee-wee, 4-H and FFA members showing their calves, bulls, heifers, and steers. The steers exhibited at the show ranged in weight from 1,020 pounds to 1,350 pounds. Mr. Brett Brandner […]

LaBelle Youth Livestock Fashion Revue

Youth modeled constructed garments made at 4-H Club meeting at the LaBelle Youth Livestock Show on Thursday, February 14. Participants were Lilly DeVisme, Angely Galvez, Roger Galvez, Nevaeh Jones, Nichole Lujan, Jalyn Porth, Jacob Porth, Edianna Rodriguez, Hunter Sisk, Juliann Sisk, Ella Sutton, Eva Vigo, Grace Washam, Kathrine Washam and Lilly Washam. Ella Sutton and […]

LHS Student nominated for The Congress of Future Medical Leaders

Stephanie Alvarado, sophomore at LaBelle High School, will be a Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Massachusetts, this June. This is an honors-only program for high school students who are interested in a career in medicine. The goal of the event is to provide motivation and direction to these students, the top […]

Local children compete in Future Chef Challenge

This past Wednesday, March 6, things were really heating up in the LaBelle Elementary School cafeteria for the 2019 Future Chefs National Challenge presented by the Hendry County Schools Food Service Department. A panel of distinguished judges seated on the stage, watching ravenously, as the kids worked hard to prepare the recipes they had chosen […]

Youth Show Swine at the LaBelle Rodeo Grounds

On Wednesday, February 13, the 4-H/FFA Market Swine Show was held. The show consisted of 4-H’ers and FFA members exhibiting their market swine ranging from 200 pounds to 350 pounds. The show was sponsored by Diamond R Fertilizer. The Belt Buckle sponsors were Randy’s Garage, Total Truck Parts, D & D Machine & Hydraulics, Creel […]

Students of the Month for January at LaBelle Elementary School.

LaBelle High SChool January Students and Student Athletes of the Month

2019 School Related Employee of the Year

Golden Apple Teacher of the Year: Aarika Deerey

The Hendry County School District’s Golden Apple Teacher of the Year, Aarika Deerey, admits that school was always a challenge for her. “But I had many people by my side to help me succeed,” she says. Her family moved to LaBelle, from Louisiana, when she was in fourth grade. “My fourth-grade teacher played a huge […]

LaBelle Elementary’s November and December Student’s of the month

LaBelle Elementary’s Student of the Month for November – Left to right. First Row: Aisik Gomez-Escobedo, Riley Munoz, and Abdel Nicolas. Second Row: Janely Hernandez, Jesus Arreguin, Scarlet Alonso-Cruz, Emmelyn Williams, and Aleksi Raya. Third Row: Kimberly Escobedo, Marcos Diaz, Arely Reyes, and Crystal Garcia. Fourth Row: Kaven Thompson, Fernando Ortiz, Ashley Miranda, Jocelyne Gomez, […]