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Additional opportunities for community to provide feedback on proximity

Updated: Due to Hurricane Ira, the Sept. 27 Neighborhood Dialogue at James Stephens Elementary School has been cancelled. It will be rescheduled. Original post: Lee County School Superintendent Dr. Christopher Bernier and district staff will continue the conversation of “proximity” with ...

Cultural Park Theatre Company Fall Theater Classes begin Tuesday

The Cultural Park Theatre Company in Cape Coral has announced its Fall Musical Theater and Dance Class. This 10-week class from Sept. 27 to Nov. 29 led by Shaelyn Crabtree, Reese Thurmer and others, will focus on acting and dance techniques for the stage. Class meets every Tuesday from 5-7 ...

Education Notes

McCallum, University of Iowa Class of 2026 set bar high academically IOWA CITY, IOWA -- The University of Iowa continues to attract high-achieving students. This fall's incoming first-year class -- a group that includes Kenneth McCallum of Cape Coral, who plans to pursue a degree in ...

Dance class at Four Freedoms

Dance classes presented by the USA Dance Cape Coral chapter will be held on Tuesdays at Four Freedoms Park, 4818 Tarpon Point, Cape Coral. The cost is $8 per class/practice. Sessions run from 7-8 a.m., followed by a dance party from 8-9 p.m. The classes include ballroom, Latin, country and ...

Education Notes

60 students awarded academic honors from College Board National Recognition Programs Sixty School District of Lee County students have earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs. These National Recognition Programs grant underrepresented students with ...

Busatta, Feichthaler named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Two Cape Coral students have been named as semifinalists for the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program: Cape Coral High School's Anthony A. Busatta and Oasis High's Eric P. Feichthaler. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the list of over 16,000 semifinalists Wednesday in ...

American Legion Auxiliary donates supplies to CAC

On Aug. 22, the American Legion Auxiliary of Cape Coral Unit 90 had the honor of collecting and presenting school supplies, backpacks and monetary donations for the Children’s Advocacy Center located in Fort Myers. The supplies were valued at over $300, and the monetary donation was ...

Pilot year of FAST progress monitoring under way

This year marks the pilot year for Florida Assessment of Student Thinking, the new statewide progress monitoring test. “FAST test will provide additional student by student data to help inform their instruction. This particular tool will help teachers be able to drill down to specific ...

School board approves more than $2 billion budget

The school board approved a more than $2 billion budget during its Wednesday public hearing, which will supports99,900 students and 118 schools. The approved budget is $2,412,826,447, which includes 41,066,514,571 in the general or operating fund; $85,738,249 in debt services; $739,785,761 in ...