December 2019

Growing Our Own
Growing Our Own
12/20/2019
Sunshine Elementary kindergarten teacher Cammiel Canady, the first recipient of our Grow Your Own Teacher Scholarship Program to be placed in a school, is shining in the classroom.
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District Wins - December 20, 2019
District Wins - December 20, 2019
12/20/2019
Our students from Tortuga Preserve Elementary School will be delivering lots of smiles to the Golisano Children's Hospital this holiday season.
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8th Annual Sounds of the Season
8th Annual Sounds of the Season
12/19/2019
The School District of Lee County presents the 8th Annual Sounds of the Season TV special on Friday, December 20th.
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Mariner High School Art Teacher Samantha Hower
Mariner High School Art Teacher Samantha Hower Selected as Lee County Teacher of the Year
12/18/2019
We are excited to announce that Mariner High School Art Teacher Samantha Hower is the District’s 2019 Teacher of the Year.
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Civics in Action with American Flag
Civics in Action
12/16/2019
Civic Education is a vibrant part of the K-12 experience in the School District of Lee County. In this comprehensive video, we bring you inside four different classrooms to show you how we teach civics to students of all ages.
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Burlington Adopt my school sweepstakes, $100,000 in school supply grants in partnership with Adoptaclassroom.org
Three Oaks Elementary to Receive $10,000 Grant
12/16/2019
We are excited to announce Three Oaks Elementary School is a winner of one of ten Burlington Stores’ Adopt My School Sweepstakes Grants through the national retailer’s partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org.
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Students lined up in hallway clapping while other students walk
Fifth Annual S.O.A.R. Dance
12/13/2019
The 5th Annual Special Olympics Adaptive Recreation (SOAR) end of the semester dance was held today, December 13, 2019. Middle School students with special needs were invited to just keep swimming.
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Melissa Robery and Jackson Morgan
District Selects Principal of the Year and Assistant Principal of the Year
12/10/2019
The School District of Lee County is proud to announce Melissa Robery, Principal at East Lee High School, is the Lee County Principal of the year. The District is also proud to announce Jackson Morgan, Assistant Principal at Lehigh Elementary School, is Lee County Assistant Principal of the year.
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Four Schools Chosen as PBIS Model Schools
Four Schools Chosen as PBIS Model Schools
12/10/2019
We are proud to announce four schools have been chosen as PBIS Model Schools.The PBIS program emphasizes teaching all students desired behaviors that lead to increased academic achievement and a safer more respectful school climate.
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Estero High's logo of a panther head
An Evening Under the Shadow Wood
12/09/2019
The 4th Annual Evening Under the Shadow Wood fundraising gala to support the arts programs at Estero High School is coming up on Monday, December 16th.
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A Band of Brothers
A Band of Brothers
12/09/2019
For the first time in school history, two Challenger Middle School students were selected to play in the 2019 All State Jazz Band.
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State Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto Coding on Campus
State Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto Coding on Campus
12/06/2019
State Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto visited three schools today to code with students on campus. She spent an hour each at Gulf Elementary, Paul Laurence Dunbar Middle School and Dunbar High School.
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Cypress Lake High School to Hold 15th Annual Special Olympics Field Day
Cypress Lake High School to Hold 15th Annual Special Olympics Field Day
12/05/2019
Cypress Lake High School is hosting its 15th Annual Special Olympics Field Day on Friday, December 6th. All 14 Lee County public high schools will send students to participate in the two-hour event.
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Vaping Prevention: A Facebook Live Town Hall Meeting
Vaping Prevention: A Facebook Live Town Hall Meeting
12/05/2019
The District invites families to join us for Vaping Prevention: A Facebook Live Town Hall meeting. The 1-hour event will feature what makes tobacco and vaping so dangerous for teens.
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Bird with a santa hat with Happy Holidays surrounded by flowers
Holiday Greeting Card Winners 2019
12/03/2019
The holiday season is upon us and it is time to announce this year’s winners for the annual Holiday Greeting Card event.
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All-County Middle and High School Band
All-County Middle and High School Band
12/03/2019
The top middle and high school band musicians the district has to offer will come together for a special concert on Friday, December 6th.
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