LHS Band receives Excellent Rating

Our beloved LaBelle High School (LHS) Marching Band traveled to Fort Myers High School, for their required, nerve-wracking Band Music Assessments this past weekend. “The purpose of the Band Music Performance Assessments, as stated on the official Florida State Music Association’s website, is to provide opportunities for students and directors to perform in an environment […]

LHS Homecoming Town Spirit

The LaBelle High School (LHS) students want to see your school pride as they show theirs. They would like to invite the wonderful businesses of LaBelle to join them in celebrating Homecoming week. Come and support the LHS students by showing that their school spirit is throughout LaBelle. Decorate your storefront windows in the LHS […]

LHS Golf Team Brings Cup Home

By Coach Dunbar Special to the Caloosa Belle The 2019 LaBelle High School Boys Golf Team ended their regular season in a winning fashion as they won the Hendry-Glades Golf Championship at the Clewiston Country Club on Tuesday, October 8. Senior Jered Hampton, Junior’s Aveary Vargas, and CJ Siner, sophomore’s Colton Bass, Evan Martin, Weston […]

LaBelle High School Marching Band competes in Mariner Triton Invitational

The importance of music in schools, is supported by a multitude of studies that show how music positively affects the brain, especially learning to playing instruments. Playing music keeps the brain active and growing, can help relieve stress, and is known to alleviate depression and anxiety. Marching band members are not just musicians, they’re endurance […]

LaBelle High School teacher arrested on firearm charges

On Friday, September 27, 2019, at approximately 9:00am, School Officials were alerted that a teacher, Lisa Horton, that had been hired to teach English at LaBelle High School had disclosed to another during a conversation, teacher that because she had a Carry Conceal Weapon permit, she carried a gun with her to and from school.  […]

LaBelle’s Own Airman Ryan Perry: Called to Serve

While LaBelle is an amazing and wonderful community, life in a small town like this can sometimes feel isolating to the kids who grow up here. While they sometimes seem out of reach, there are many different opportunities for our youth to get out to see the world, experience different cultures, and have new experiences. […]

Scholarship recipient thanks Kiwanis

Alondra Reyna Lopez is a 2018 graduate of LaBelle High School. She’s a scholarship recipient of the Kiwanis Club of LaBelle and returned to thank the club for helping her toward her degree at FSU in Tallahassee. Her goal is to earn a doctorate in psychology to help troubled teens in low income neighborhoods to […]

Reflections from the LaBelle High School’s Class of 1959

By Vicki (Patton) Burke Special to the Caloosa Belle In September of 1946, about thirty 6-year old students either ran in to LaBelle Elementary School with excitement or were pulled in by their mothers (I fitted into the last group.) We were introduced to Mrs. Middleton, our first-grade teacher. We soon learned to hold up […]

LaBelle Teen wins IBRA Championship

Jasmine Nicklos, a bright, beautiful, and hardworking LaBelle High School student, is the newly crowned Florida International Barrel Racing Association 2D Youth Champion. She is a hardworking and dedicated equestrian, who spends at least four days a week exercising her 7-year-old rescue horse, Suspicious Behavior. Tara Nicklos, Jasmine’s mother, says, “She is very grateful for […]

Email hacking ruled out at LaBelle High

LaBELLE — There was some small relief last week for Hendry County school authorities investigating those recent high school senior pranks. At LaBelle High, the email system wasn’t actually hacked, as previously reported here and in several other media outlets. Rather, the bogus memo that went out was the result of some seniors’ ingenious e-wizardry. […]