July 2019

Back to School Rush
Back to School Rush
07/31/2019
The School District of Lee County is partnering with the Florida Department of Health to sponsor the Back to School Rush on Saturday August 3rd.
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School Enrollment Office Offering Extended Hours
School Enrollment Office Offering Extended Hours
07/30/2019
With the start of school now just two weeks away, the School District of Lee County is extending the hours of the School Enrollment office.
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Lee County Public Education Center Designated A Blue Zones Project Approved Worksite
Lee County Public Education Center Designated A Blue Zones Project Approved Worksite
07/29/2019
The School District of Lee County has been able to save $124 million in health care costs over the last five years because of a commitment to employee wellness.
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New Teacher Orientation
New Teacher Orientation
07/28/2019
Nearly 300 newly hired teachers gathered at Dunbar High School on Friday, July 26th for a day of orientation, training, and team building.
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Hundreds of New Teachers Welcomed to School District
Hundreds of New Teachers Welcomed to School District
07/26/2019
Hundreds of teachers about to begin their careers with the School District of Lee County attended new teacher orientation this past week.
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2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday
2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday
07/23/2019
The 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 2, 2019, and runs through Tuesday, August 6, 2019.
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Lee County School Board Appoints  Principal for High School MMM
Lee County School Board Appoints Principal for High School MMM
07/18/2019
The School District of Lee County is excited to announce that Neketa Watson has been appointed Principal of High School MMM. Watson will start her new role on August 12th.
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State Releases 2019 School Grades
State Releases 2019 School Grades
07/16/2019
According to the results, 60% of traditional Lee County public schools, not including charters, earned an “A” or “B”, an increase of 8% over last year. The District maintained its “B” grade for a sixth year in a row, however increased in total points, moving it within three percentage points of an “A” grade.
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