As they wrapped up this school year, Florida's third graders began to learn Friday if they passed the state’s reading test, which plays a role in whether they get to move into fourth grade.
More than 350 Port Charlotte High School seniors were adjusting their hair, moving their caps and sashes, fidgeting back and forth as they prepared to march into the Lee Civic Center Wednesday night for graduation.
For Port Charlotte High School graduate Roger Gonzalez, getting a diploma did not come without trials and tribulations.
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose,” Golden Apple Teacher of The Year Andrea Green told students.
More than 20 scholarships were awarded to Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High School students at their senior awards ceremony.
PUNTA GORDA — “Good job buddy, you got this!” first responders assured East Elementary School students preparing to take their Florida State Assessments.
OSPREY — Pine View School ranked best in Florida and 15th nationally in the latest annual high school rankings by U.S. News and World Report.