Two Florida teachers honored as best in Math and Science education

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON, DC -- President Obama today named 103 mathematics and science teachers as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Tea..
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Report: FCAT scores delayed due to grading problem

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Scores on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test have been delayed more than six weeks because the testing company hired by the state had problems administering and..
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Local schools celebrating success at Odyssey of the Mind

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

The Odyssey of the Mind World Finals Competition was recently held on the campus of Michigan State University, and twol local schools finished in the top ten for their category.Bon..
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Lee County students get a jump start on their futures

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow.  That's the motto at Manatee Elementary and on Thursday students were thinking hard about what kind of future leaders they will be. The schoo..
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Lee County School District releases sites and times for summer feeding program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Lee County Public Schools will be participating in the Summer Food Service Programduring the months of June, July, and August 2010.Nutritionally balanced meals will be provided to ..
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Children honored for outstanding giving to dozens of local charities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

An orange orangatan invaded Lake Park Elementary in Naples on Friday and students and staff were happy to have him there. "Giver" a mascot for the non profit organization Charity f..
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Deputies on the lookout for good behavior

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Deputies are on the lookout in Immokalee: for good behavior. With the support of the Collier County Sheriff's Office and Handy Food Stores, youngsters in Immokalee stay cool during..
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FCAT scores released for 3rd grade math and reading.

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Third graders statewide slightlyincreased their reading performance while their average math scoresremained the same as last year on the Florida Comprehens..
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Collier recognizes school district employees of the year

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

The School District of Collier County’s six Employees of the Year were officially recognized during a regular meeting of the District School Board of Collier County on Thu..
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Lee County School Superintendent evaluates state of local schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The 2009-2010 school year is about to wrap up and today, Friday, May 21, Lee County School Superintendent Dr. James Browder issued his annual evaluation of the s..
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Lee County woman gets bogus diploma from online school

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Lee County woman who was working to get her high school diploma online says her work -- and money -- was all for nothing. The reason? The school, Belford High,..
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Local student is Doodle 4 Google finalist

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Lee County Public Schools is proud to recognize Tyler Worden, a student at Island Coast High School, for being named one of the Regional Finalists for the "Doodl..
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Lee County Math Council Hands Out Awards

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Fort Myers, Fla.-Congratulations to local math teachers recognized as Math Teachers of the Year! Thursday night, WINK News Now This Morning Anchor Lindsay Liepman had the honor of ..
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Superintendent Dr. James Browder to address State of Our Schools

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Jenelle Shriner

Lee County Superintendent Dr. James Browder will make a speech Friday morning as part of the 19th Annual State of Our Schools Breakfast.  The State of our Schools Breakfast is..
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FCAT retake results released

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Only 16 percent of about 22,000 highschool seniors retaking the reading portion of the FloridaComprehensive Assessment Test have passed it.  &nbs..
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Lee County student excels at international science fair

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Lee County Public Schools is very proud to announce that Samantha Prabakaran, a freshman at Fort Myers High School, participated and excelled at the recent Intel International Scie..
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Lockdown lifted on campus after small explosion

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tampa authorities have lifted a lockdown at a high school, which went into effect after a small device explodedon campus. The Tampa Police Department searched Ch..
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Lee schools named finalists for emergency back up power program

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Lee County Public Schools is proud to announce that Veterans Park Academy for the Arts, Island Coast High School and Oak Hammock Middle School have been notified that they are amon..
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Edison State College President Surprised with Degree

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

For the first time, the Edison State College commencement ceremony included students earning a baccalaureate degree in Education.  Just after the ceremony began, the Edison S..
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Canterbury marathon raises big money for local charities

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

Canterbury School students in grades Pre-K through 12 walked, jogged and ran at the school's annual marathon. Through their efforts, more than $23,000 was raised for charity. Four ..
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