Community awareness meeting: Keeping your kids drug free this summer

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - The risk of substance abuse triples when teens enter high school and kids entering middle school have an increased exposure to situations involving drugs and ..
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FCAT writing results released

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE - The 2011 FCAT Writing results are out and the percentage of students scoring 4 or higher increased in all tested grade levels, with 4th, 8th, and 10th graders experi..
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Six local teachers receive Golden Apple award

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - More than 1,400 people gathered in Collier County to celebrate excellence in the classroom on Tuesday. They met at the Philharmonic Center for th..
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President honors outstanding math and science teachers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON, DC - President Obama today named 85 mathematics and science teachers as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Te..
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Broward schools' chief will leave with hefty check

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Outgoing Broward County schools Superintendent Jim Notter will be leaving in June with a hefty check.    The superintendent has accumula..
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WINK-TV to re-broadcast Golden Apple Awards

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla. – WINK-TV will re-air the Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Awards over the next two weekends. The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools hosted the 24..
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New leadership named at St. John Neumann High School

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

NAPLES, Fla - The Diocese of Venice has made a change in the administration at St. John Neumann Catholic High School in Collier County.Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, St. J..
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Education key to youth jobs in down economy

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

(AP) - The nation's economic upheaval has been especially hard on young people looking to start their working lives right after high school.In an Associated Press-Viacom survey, on..
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49 students earn scholarships in Lee County ceremony

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, in partnership with the Carson Scholars Fund, Inc. has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to 49 fifth grade st..
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Community asks the tough questions to final two Collier County superintendent candidates

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Collier County's search for a new superintendent is now down to just two candidates. On Tuesday night, the community got their first chance to ask the tough q..
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Subject area teachers of the year named

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla - Each year the Lee County School District recognizes the contributions to students by outstanding teachers in various subject areas. These educators have set thems..
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Candidates for Collier Superintendent of Schools now down to two

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - The Collier County School Board has invited three superintendent candidate finalists to attend an afternoon public reception and evening public forum Tue..
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Golden Apple teachers recognized in black tie event

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools will host the 24th annual Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Dinner on Friday, April 15th at the Harborside..
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Local woman earns Bob Graham Distinguished Service Award

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla - Jennifer Smith, SWAT (Students Working Against Tobacco) Coordinator for the Tobacco Control Program at the Collier County Health Department, was recently awar..
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Information night for teen drivers planned

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla  - If you’re the parent of a child who just started driving or is about to do so, then you won’t want to miss an important meeting aimed at giv..
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Lee County Library System gets website award

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - In conjunction with National Library Week, April 10-16, the Florida Library Association (FLA) announced its annual awards.  These awards recognize outstand..
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Students honored for doing the right thing

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

FORT MYERS, Fla - The Fort Myers Police Department’s “Do the Right Thing” program is honoring six children Tuesday for their good deeds. Captain Duke Perry is pre..
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FCAT testing gets underway

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

MIAMI (AP) - Some 1.8 million Florida public school students will be taking the state's key standardized tests during the next two weeks.    Florida Comprehensive As..
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Powder causes lockdown at Dunbar Middle School

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Amber Lindke

FORT MYERS, Fla - WINK News is on the scene of Dunbar Middle school after students complained of reaction to a powder found in the school. Twelve students and 11 cafeteria workers ..
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Students run pizzeria for MDA donations

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

NAPLES, Fla. - A marketing class took over a pizzeria to raise money to help a classmate living with muscular dystrophy. Nearly 2 dozen students of the Sports and Entertainment Mar..
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