October 2018

Just Dance
Just Dance
10/31/2018
Harns Marsh Middle school students are jumping, spinning, and leaping this school year thanks to a new art program.
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Build My Future
Build My Future
10/30/2018
The School District of Lee County, in partnership with the Lee Building Industry Association, held its inaugural Build My Future Construction Career Day & Industry Showcase on October 24, 2018 at the Lee Civic Center.
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Bullying Prevention Seminars for Parents
Bullying Prevention Seminars for Parents
10/30/2018
Join our Prevention Department at Varsity Lakes Middle School, 801 Gunnery Rd. N, Lehigh Acres on Monday, November 5th, 6 - 7 p.m. for a Parent Presentation on Bullying.
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Local Bookstore to Help Hurricane-Impacted Schools Purchase New Books
Local Bookstore to Help Hurricane-Impacted Schools Purchase New Books
10/29/2018
The Florida Department of Education, Florida Education Foundation (FEF) and independent booksellers across the state have joined together to host Re-book to Re-build: Hurricane Relief Fundraiser.
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Contacts to Contracts: Strategies for Success with Government Contracting
Contacts to Contracts: Strategies for Success with Government Contracting
10/26/2018
Join our Procurement Department at a first-of-it’s-kind in the area contracts and acquisitions educational training for SWFL businesses looking to sell to the government.
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A Special Thanks
A Special Thanks
10/26/2018
In preparation for their upcoming Veterans Day event, students at Caloosa Elementary School said 'thank you' in a BIG way to our nation’s veterans. Wait ‘til you see the aerial shots of their message!
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A Blooming Passion
A Blooming Passion
10/24/2018
Passion is blooming at Island Coast High School, and it starts with these garden enthusiasts and a grant from our community partners. This story gets two green thumbs up! Produced by first-year LeeSchools TV student video journalist, Katelyn Vong.
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School District Donates to Hurricane Michael Relief
School District Donates to Hurricane Michael Relief
10/21/2018
Boxes of donations from students, teachers, staff and administrators with the School District of Lee County will soon be on their way to the victims of Hurricane Michael. Collection centers at the schools and Lee County Public Education Center have been filling up with supplies for more than a week.
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Largest Display of Student Art Opens to the Public
Largest Display of Student Art Opens to the Public
10/20/2018
The District will open its doors on October 23, 2018 for the largest public display of student artwork in the state of Florida, Designs and Dreams of Young Artists XXVI.
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Early Childhood Center Earns 5 Star Rating
Early Childhood Learning Center Earns 5 Star Rating
10/19/2018
The Early Childhood Center has been recognized as a 5 STAR Center according to the Early Learning Coalition of SW Florida’s Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS). This is the first time The Early Childhood Center has received the highest rating possible.
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Improved ACT Test Results for Lee County Graduates
Improved ACT Test Results for Lee County Graduates
10/18/2018
Just released results of the 2017-18 American College Test (ACT) show excellent improvement in all subject areas for recent graduates from the School District of Lee County.
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District Wins - October 18, 2018
District Wins - October 18, 2018
10/18/2018
Thanks to the Rotary Clubs of Lee County, every third grade student in The School District of Lee County received a brand new dictionary. Learn all about this story and other wonderful events we're celebrating in the latest edition of District Wins.
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Build My Future Lee County Trade Show
Build My Future Lee County Trade Show
10/17/2018
The School District of Lee County and the Lee Building Industry Association are hosting the Build My Future Lee County career trade show day on October 24th.
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Diplomat Middle School 3rd Annual PEACE Walk
Diplomat Middle School 3rd Annual PEACE Walk
10/17/2018
Diplomat Middle School is currently teaching its students about kindness and how to be kind and create “peace” through actions. The 3rd Annual PEACE Walk is planned for Friday, October 19th.
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Having A Ball
Having A Ball
10/17/2018
Using a strange new seat isn’t as strange as you might think! Classrooms are now using flexible seating to help students focus. Check out this story by LeeSchools TV student video journalist, Liv Bechdel.
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District Starting New Kindergarten Pre-Registration Program
District Starting New Kindergarten Pre-Registration Program
10/16/2018
For the first time, students who will start kindergarten in August 2019 can pre-register with the School District of Lee County. Pre-registration will allow parents to avoid the lengthy wait times often experienced during the traditional student enrollment period.
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Virtual Education
Virtual Education
10/15/2018
The School District of Lee County is dedicated to becoming a world-class school system. Check out how students at Pine Island Elementary and The Sanibel School are using virtual technology to enhance their learning experience.
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Rotary Club Gives Free Dictionaries to All Third Grade Students
Rotary Club Gives Free Dictionaries to All Third Grade Students
10/12/2018
Every third grade student in the School District of Lee County received a free dictionary on Friday, October 12th. The Rotary Clubs of Lee County are once again generously supporting our schools.
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Captain Raider
Captain Raider
10/12/2018
This year Coach James Delgado and the Riverdale High School football team have made an impression both on and off the field. Recently, the Raider players changed the life of a little boy and his family forever!
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School Board Approves Envision 2030 Strategic Plan
School Board Approves Envision 2030 Strategic Plan
10/11/2018
The Lee County School Board gave its approval Wednesday, October 10, 2018 to a new strategic plan to guide the School District of Lee County into the next decade. Envision 2030 builds off the improvements of Vision 2020 and adds new elements for further success.
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From Classroom to Coop
From Classroom to Coop
10/10/2018
What’s hopping around at the Alva School? Join LeeSchools TV student video journalists Kailey Natella and Erin Altman to see how the Agriculture program is changing the playing field.
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Financial Aid Nights 2018
Financial Aid Nights 2018
10/09/2018
For many students, the dream of continuing their education past high school would not be possible if not for financial aid. There are numerous ways students can get the financial help they need to make their college or university dreams a reality.
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Students Spoke with an Astronaut Aboard International Space Station
Students Spoke with an Astronaut Aboard International Space Station
10/08/2018
Sixteen School District of Lee County Students spoke to astronaut, Dr. Serena M. Auñón-Chancellor, flying on the International Space Station.
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School Messenger® Communicate
School Messenger® Communicate
10/05/2018
SchoolMessenger® Communicate is a program that enables us to send you important messages from the District and your child's school.
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Conversation With An Astronaut Set for October 8, 2018
Conversation With An Astronaut Set for October 8, 2018
10/05/2018
Sixteen School District of Lee County Students will talk to astronaut flying on the International Space Station on Monday, October 8th. “It’s a bit surreal to finally have a date set in stone,” says 5th grade science teacher Courtney Black. “The countless hours of preparation and practice are about to pay off for everyone involved.”
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District Wins - October 5, 2018
District Wins - October 5, 2018
10/05/2018
Students at Treeline Elementary School found a really sweet way to say thank you to all of their bus drivers. Learn more about this story and other wonderful events we're celebrating in a brand new edition of District Wins.
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Lee County Parks & Recreation brings new Special Olympics programs into schools
Lee County Parks & Recreation brings new Special Olympics programs into schools
10/02/2018
Lee County Parks & Recreation and School District of Lee County have announced a partnership to implement school-based Special Olympics programs.
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Business Leaders Back School District Financial Practices
Business Leaders Back School District Financial Practices
10/01/2018
Several Lee County business leaders gathered in support of the School District of Lee County Friday in response to an operational audit that was released this week.
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District Wins - September 28, 2018
District Wins - September 28, 2018
09/30/2018
Life Skills students at Island Coast High School were recently presented with a $2000 grant to enrich their education.
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