March 2019

“Dress for Success” at Fort Myers High School
“Dress for Success” at Fort Myers High School
03/29/2019
Fort Myers High School students are about to get a special lesson in how to make a good first impression. More than 1,000 ties have been donated to the school to hand out during a “Dress for Success” event on Tuesday, April 2nd.
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Principal on the Roof
Principal on the Roof
03/29/2019
Orangewood Elementary School Principal Angela Nader moved her office to the roof of the school for a day after her students kept their end of a bargain.
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Art Imitating Life
Art Imitating Life
03/29/2019
An 11th grade student in Mrs. Shamrock's art class at Mariner High School has captured the hearts of his classmates, and his native country of Venezuela.
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District Partners with LCSO and B103.9 to Provide Bus Riders LED Lights
District Partners with LCSO and B103.9 to Provide Bus Riders LED Lights
03/28/2019
The School District of Lee County is partnering with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and Big Momma and the Wild Bunch at B103.9 to raise money so that every student bus rider has a flashing LED light they can attach to their backpack.
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Batch 1 Student Enrollment Complete for 2019-2020 School Year
Batch 1 Student Enrollment Complete for 2019-2020 School Year
03/27/2019
85.18% of the 18,843 students that participated in the School District of Lee County’s Student Enrollment Lottery received their first choice school for the 2019-2020 school year. The preliminary data also indicates that 96.24% were assigned to a school among their top three choices – both numbers are increases over the assignment results from the 2018-2019 school year.
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All-County Orchestra Performs March 29th
All-County Orchestra Performs March 29th
03/26/2019
You are invited to attend the Middle and High School, All-County Orchestras in Concert, with Elementary Strings, on the evening of Friday, March 29, 2019.
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Town Hall Metting with Gwynetta S. Gittens, District 5 (Chair)
Town Hall Metting with Gwynetta S. Gittens, District 5 (Chair)
03/21/2019
You are invited to a Town Hall meeting with School Board Chair Gwyn Gittens on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:00pm at the Lehigh Acres Municipal District, 601 East County Lane, Lehigh Acres.
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District Wins - March 20, 2019
District Wins - March 20, 2019
03/20/2019
There were some truly special moments at River Hall Elementary School.This was a day for students to celebrate dads and granddads with "Donuts for Dudes.". Enjoy this story and much more in a brand new edition of District Wins
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Cape Lit Fest
Cape Lit Fest
03/18/2019
Cape Coral High School recently held its 3rd annual Cape Literacy Festival to celebrate reading and writing, complete with a discussion panel of accomplished authors.
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Social Media Parent Presentation
Social Media Parent Presentation
03/14/2019
Having conversations with your child about social media and appropriate use can have a big impact on how your child chooses to use social media and what they post.
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The Golden Rule
The Golden Rule
03/14/2019
Today two Lee County High School Seniors were awarded Golden Futures Scholarships. Only condition of the scholarship requires them to give 4 years of service to The School District of Lee County upon graduation.
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Student Musicians Joins Touring Show Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown
Student Musicians Joins Touring Show Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown
03/12/2019
When the touring show Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown comes to the Southwest Florida Event Center on Thursday, March 21, a string quartet composed of students from Cypress Lake, North Fort Myers and Fort Myers High Schools and Cypress Lake Middle School will have the privilege of joining the professional musicians on stage to add some orchestral texture to the evening.
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East Lee County Receives Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative Classroom Resources Grant
East Lee County Receives Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative Classroom Resources Grant
03/11/2019
East Lee County High School is going to establish a permanent theater program thanks to a Classroom Resources Grant from the Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative. The $9,669 grant will allow the school to purchase the tools needed for a set shop, buy costumes for future productions and manage their own props.
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Career and Technical Education
Career and Technical Education
03/07/2019
The School District of Lee County is forward-thinking when it comes to education. We offer students multi-year courses that help prepare them for a variety of careers. Each program includes the academic and technical skills required to be successful in today’s economy.
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Twenty-First Annual Spelling Bee
Twenty-First Annual Spelling Bee
03/04/2019
The best spellers from 21 middle schools across Lee County are going to compete at the 21st Annual Lee County Spelling Bee on March 6, 2019.
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Dunbar's Cyber Patriot Team Earns 1st Place in the State and 3rd in the Nation
Dunbar's Cyber Patriot Team Earns 1st Place in the State and 3rd in the Nation
03/01/2019
The School District of Lee County is proud to congratulate the Dunbar High School’s Cyber Patriot “Senior Tiger Cyber” Team for winning 1st place in the State of Florida and 3rd Place Nationally in the Silver Tier Division for the Cyber Patriot XI competition held by the U.S. Air Force Association.
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