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. […]

Hendry County Seniors’ graduation pranks cross the line

CLEWISTON — The dubious tradition of high school seniors pranking their institutions and classmates as they graduate to the next stage of life crossed the line between fun and harm this year, at least to chagrined Hendry County School District authorities. At LaBelle High School, it was “just” a fake memorandum that a few seniors […]

LaBelle High School’s Student of the Month for March:

LaBelle High Schools Cowboys Weightlifting

On Saturday, March 30, LaBelle High School hosted Boys Weightlifting 1A Regional 8 Championship where twenty two schools were represented. LHS had seven lifters that competed. LHS came in third place by scoring thirty three team points. In the 119 weight class Hector Zuniga (10th) came in second place, Angel Sorcia (10th) came in third […]

LHS’s Spring Arts Festival featured painted and crafted art

The LaBelle High School’s(LHS) Spring Arts Festival, held last Thursday, March 21, featured the brilliantly painted and delicately crafted art, in as many different mediums and subjects as there were students. The gym was filled with displays of the creative endeavors from each school, as the enthusiastic teachers looked on proudly. Judges from the Barron […]

Cowboys heading to Regionals

On Friday, March 15, the LHS Boys Weightlifting team traveled to Lemon Bay High School for District competition. They represented well, finishing third as a team. Individuals that move on to Regional competition are: 119: Hector Zuniga, second and Angel Sorcia third 139: Jaime Deras Jr.- Champion, Yovanni Roblero fourth place 183: Ezekiel Moreno, third […]

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 […]