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Superintendent compensation range approved

The next superintendent of the School District of Lee County will receive between $250,000 to $265,000 in salary. Interim Superintendent Dr. Ken Savage was offered a salary of $209,000. His total compensation is $293,000. The school board held a meeting Wednesday with consulting firm Ray ...

Marching band performance assessment Saturday

The community is invited to watch 15 bands compete during the Florida Band Masters Association District 18 Marching Performance Assessment Saturday at Lehigh Senior High School. "Each band has been working on a halftime show since July," Lehigh Senior High School Band Director Jay Parales ...

Education Notes 10-22-21

Students from Cape Coral named to Dean's List DAVENPORT, Iowa -- The following students were named to the summer 2021 quarter Dean's List at Palmer College of Chiropractic's Florida campus in Port Orange, Florida. • Zachary Trantina of Cape Coral. • Bryce Van Horn of Cape ...

Facebook Live provides update on new grading system

Middle and high school students are now being graded on a quality point system, the subject shared during the School District of Lee County's latest Facebook Live Wednesday. Teaching and Learning Director Lori Houchin explained the current grading system, which is based on percentage points ...

School Board discusses Guardian Program

Discussion on whether — and how — the School District of Lee County could boost an armed presence on school campuses continued this week with more talk on a possible Guardian Program. If implemented, such a program would be used as a “force multiplier” alongside the district’s ...

School district to replace 43 buses; discusses going electric

The School District of Lee County will replace 43 buses with new ones, paying approximately $4,810,625 in total. The diesel buses have an individual cost of $111,875 each. The district will piggyback the purchase with the Florida Department of Education’s bus purchases and optional ...

Medical Education Panel charged with answering masking question

The School District of Lee County Medical Education Panel, which is having their second meeting today, have been charged by the superintendent to answer the question of when are masks may be optional for staff. “They had one meeting already and they are convening this Wednesday,” ...

North takes ‘Best in Show’ at Lightning Tournament of the Bands

After nearly two years of sitting and practicing their instruments at home or in a classroom, the North Fort Myers High School marching band finally got to compete on the field of play for the first time since the pandemic started in March 2020. And it was a very impressive showing on Oct. ...

FSW hosting college Preview Days

Florida SouthWestern State College will be holding college Preview Days at FSW campuses on various dates through November. Preview Days provide prospective students a structured, guided campus visit in a small group setting. The event includes campus tours, admissions and financial aid ...