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Kindergarten pre-registration is now open

news@breezenewspapers.com Pre-registration has opened for children who will enter kindergarten in the fall. The School District of Lee County opened its kindergarten pre-registration for August 2022 on Monday. Pre-registration gives parents an opportunity to secure a seat at an elementary ...

Rummage Sale set for Saturday and Sunday

news@breezenewspapers.com The annual Christ United Methodist Church Rummage Sale will be held this weekend to raise money for youth activities. “We have one in the fall and one in the spring to coincide with the arrival and departure of the seasonal residents,” Rummage Sale Organizer ...

Fort Myers Brewing Company to host Oktoberfest Oct. 7-10

Fort Myers Brewing Company will host its annual Oktoberfest, a four-day family-friendly event featuring craft beer, authentic German food and live music, from Thursday, Oct. 7 through Sunday, Oct. 10 in Fort Myers. Throughout the four-day celebration, guests can experience more than 10 ...

Owen-Ames-Kimball completes the new Lehigh Acres Middle School

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company, a general contractor with a longstanding presence in Southwest Florida, has completed construction on the new Lehigh Acres Middle School. “The work from concept to a finished school is a massive undertaking, and the team at O-A-K worked seamlessly with the Lee ...

Lehigh firefighters help Clips for Cancer

news@breezenewspapers.com Firefighters from the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District had their heads shaved for a good cause earlier this month. The hair cutting extravaganza was held at Great Clips in Bonita Springs and was to raise funds to help patients at Golisano Children's ...

School board OKs purchase of State Road 82 acreage

news@breezenewspapers.com The School Board of Lee County has approved the purchase of 184 acres on State Road 82. The estimated total cost, $3,019,066.67, is for a tract at 17250 State Road 82, which includes 100 buildable acres due to wetlands. Gwyn Gittens was the sole board member who ...

Capital projects move along in the East Zone

news@breezenewspapers.com School District of Lee County capital projects continue to move forward in the East Zone, the school board was told during a briefing meeting last week. The updates included G. Weaver Hipps Elementary School, which is now in the first phase, the design phase for ...

Parents Bill of Rights plan to go to public hearing

news@breezenewspapers.com After a presentation by their attorney Tuesday afternoon, the Lee County School Board unanimously voted to move the Parents Bill of Rights policy to a public hearing. School Board Attorney Kathy Dupuy-Bruno said Policy 2.062, Parents Bill of Rights, is the same ...

Student proficiency declines

news@breezenewspapers.com The spring assessment results for the School District of Lee County indicated that there was “missed learning,” and a decline in proficiency, but at a lower rate than the state. Spring Assessment results Accountability, Research & Assessments Director Dr. ...