LaBelle High School Students and Athletes of the Month for August 2018

LaBelle High School Students of the Month for August is Kyla Miller and Hector Zuniga Student-Athletes of the Month for August is Enrique Hernandez and Sadie Gaskins.

Felda Resident Blake Crawford competed in youth rodeo

The International Finals Youth Rodeo(IFYR) is an internationally recognized high school rodeo. Known as the world’s richest youth rodeo, it is held annually in Shawnee, Oklahoma and attracts the best youth rodeo athletes in the world. Blake Crawford (18) from Felda, competed in the 26th IFYR. Crawford joined more than 850 of the top high […]

Summer school students take a field trip around LaBelle

Each year Hendry County Schools offer a summer program to students of migrant workers through the federal programs. This year the elementary students of LaBelle Schools studied cities, so to end the unit of study, students took a field trip around LaBelle to see how a city works together. The trip started at City Hall […]

Improvements planned for LaBelle Elementary

Improvement plans are underway for LaBelle Elementary School, which was given a failing grade by the state. The district’s School Grades were also presented at the July 17 meeting of the Hendry County School Board. Dr. Barbara Mundy, Director of Federal Programs explained the scoring system. Over all the Hendry County School District (HCSD) had […]

LaBelle High School Students Visit Japan

From June 19-29, 23 LaBelle High School students, alumni, and family members traveled with Mrs. Joy Bridwell to Japan for an educational and cultural eleven day adventure. The group visited Tokyo, Kamakura, Hakone, Odawara, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Miyajima Island and Osaka. Along the way, the travelers learned much about Japan’s history as well as its pop […]

Student Drivers 2018 Top Drivers

The following students were selected as the top driver’s for the 2018 Summer School Driver’s Education Program. The program helped prepare over 65 students to drive safely and lawfully and exempted each individual from taking the Florida Driver License Class E Knowledge Exam and Driving Skills Test. From front to back are Nyah Aguilar, Christianna […]

LHS Students become Experts and Specialists

LaBelle – The Business Department at LaBelle High School had a record number of Microsoft Office Experts and Microsoft Office Specialists during the 2017-18 school year. There was a total of 22 different students who were Microsoft Experts in MS-Word or MS-Excel. Four of those students, Neydel Rego, Sergio Coronilla, Justin Curtis and Blayne Boyett […]

LaBelle Middle School students earn over 200 Industry Certifications

In order to ensure curriculum and lessons being taught to Career and Technical Education students are relevant, students are tested with exams designed by industry representatives, not teachers! Hendry County Schools has multiple Career and Technical Education programs such as Agriscience, Allied Health, Criminal Justice and Computer Technologies, just to name a few. The Industry […]

Gamma Zeta DKG Honors Educators

Local Educators gathered recently at the Bridge Street Coffee & Tea Shop in LaBelle for an afternoon Coffee Happy Hour to honor Hendry County and beyond Retired Teachers. Retired attendees enjoyed fellowship with local active teachers, Charlie’s special coffee and tea beverages and door prizes. Delta Kappa Gamma Vice-President Lisa Horton chaired this event and […]

Leadership Day at COES

On May 8, Country Oaks Elementary School held their Inaugural Community Leadership Day. Leadership and the 7 Habits of Happy Kids serve as a foundation that helps to unleash every child’s unique gifts and talents while providing them with opportunities to be a leader. The 7 Habits of Happy Kids Habit #1 – Be Proactive: […]