September 2018

2,500 Students to get Free Wireless Internet Access at Home
2,500 Students to get Free Wireless Internet Access at Home
09/28/2018
High school students and their families are going to be able to connect to the internet at home for the first time through free wireless hotspots. The School District of Lee County is one of just 122 districts nationwide selected to participate in The 1 Million Project.
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Scaling Up Healthy, Climate-Friendly School Food: Strategies for Success
Scaling Up Healthy, Climate-Friendly School Food: Strategies for Success
09/28/2018
Recently our Food and Nutrition Department participated in a case study with Friends of the Earth, international network of environmental organizations in 74 countries.
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Art Contest the Last Lesson in “Year in Space” Learning Program
Art Contest the Last Lesson in “Year in Space” Learning Program
09/28/2018
The students at Allen Park Elementary are just weeks away from speaking to an astronaut on board the International Space Station.
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School District Disputes Findings of Operational Audit
School District Disputes Findings of Operational Audit
09/27/2018
The School District of Lee County strongly disputes many of the findings in a just released Operational Audit released by the Florida Auditor General. The report is focused on District operations during the 2016-2017 school year.
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School District Awarded Major Grant for Mental Health Training
School District Awarded Major Grant for Mental Health Training
09/26/2018
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a Mental Health Awareness Training (MHAT) Grant to the School District of Lee County in the amount of $375,000 over the next three years.
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Leading Ladies
Leading Ladies
09/26/2018
South Fort Myers High is empowering its female students with a brand new course. Lee Schools TV student intern Zoe Yingling shows us how the Young Women’s Leadership Academy is preparing its members for college and beyond.
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College Night 2018
College Night 2018
09/25/2018
High School students interested in furthering their education after graduation can meet representatives from more than 100 colleges, universities and technical schools at the School District of Lee County’s 2018 College Night.
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Quick Flicks #37 - Compassion and Clothing
Compassion and Clothing
09/21/2018
There is a special room inside Fort Myers High School that provides Green Wave students in need with clothing and daily hygiene products. The Greenwave Boutique relies solely on donations from parents, students, and the business community.
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