G.A.A.P. Discussion held at Clewiston Middle School

On January 24, Clewiston Middle School participated in the Gaining Appreciation by Adjusting Perspectives (G.A.A.P.) Discussion. Hendry County Judge Darell Hill acted as the moderator for the round table session that included seven middle school students and 3 Hendry County Sheriff’s Office staff, and County Commissioner Emma Byrd with an audience of 26 youth. When […]

Footsteps2Brilliance comes to Hendry County Schools

Hendry County School District has partnered with Footsteps2Brilliance to bring a transformative, community-wide initiative to all families throughout our county. Recognizing that 47 percent of children in Florida are not ready for Kindergarten, Superintendent Paul Puletti tasked his Director of Federal Programs, Dr. Barbara Mundy, to bring Footsteps2Brilliance here to close the early learning gap […]

Local students named to TCC Fall 2019 President’s List

TALLAHASSEE – More than 1,800 students were named to the Fall 2019 President’s List at Tallahassee Community College. To qualify, students must earn a semester grade point average of 4.0 Christina Rosado, Flor De Santiago Zuniga and Kailee Hernandez both from LaBelle made that list. Tallahassee Community College (TCC) is consistently ranked as one of […]

Congratulations to the 2020 Golden Apple Teachers

The Hendry County School District has named the 2020 Golden Apple Teachers and they are: Front Row (left to right): Julie McGirt (LMS), Sherry Irey (EES), Rita Story (CES), Theresa Barber (LES) and George Wedeles (UES). Back Row (left to right): Daniel Soto (LHS), Joshua Hanna (CMS), Kristopher VanderBaan (WES), Leslie Harn (CHS) and Ryan […]

LaBelle native Wilson competes for Alvernia’s football team

READING, PA (01/06/2020)– Leland Wilson of LaBelle, competed as a member of the Golden Wolves football team during the 2019 season while studying Undecided at Alvernia University. Wilson is a graduate of LaBelle High School. Alvernia is an active member of the Middle Atlantic Conference’s (MAC) – Commonwealth Conference, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) […]

West Glades School Blood Drive

West Glades School (WGS) Beta Club partners with oneblood to have a blood drive on the school campus. Their recent blood drive resulted in 15 units of blood which means 45 patients could benefit from the lifesaving efforts of our blood donors that day. Also, 15 students received a backpack emoji clip for having someone […]

LHS Winter Concert

Clad in festive holiday sweaters, sequined reindeer antlers, and even a Grinch costume, talented music students gave a wonderful performance at LaBelle High School’s Winter Concert last Friday, December 6. The concert featured the LHS Chorus, Concert and Jazz Band.

LHS Cheerleaders perform at Disney

Jaelyn Purvis, Hailey Prince, Emma Willis and Betsy Vasquez are cheerleaders at LaBelle High School(LHS) and were among more than 800 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country that represented the camp brands of Varsity Spirit in the Varsity Spirit Spectacular at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, Florida from November 21 […]

Local Scholarships

LaBelle High School (LHS) would like to thank all local organizations, families, and businesses that have awarded scholarships to our students in previous years. These scholarships have been an invaluable resource for students in need of post secondary funds. LHS is in the process of updating local scholarship applications. Please have your scholarship committees send […]

Talented LaBelle Youth attend Tremaine Dance Convention

Residents of LaBelle, and students of The Dance Company, Sarina Wingard, age 10, and Regina Rojas, age 11, were among the talented young dancers who attended the Tremaine Dance Convention, recently held in Orlando. Tremaine Dance Conventions are led by dance industry pioneer, Joe Tremaine, and have become a well-known opportunity for young dancers to […]