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Extra counselors at Fort Myers High School in wake of student's death while shark fishing  The News-Press

The family of William "Willie" Jenkins, 16, said the high school freshman had gone shark fishing with a friend Saturday and apparently had a epileptic seizure ...



Lee County high school graduation details  NBC2 News

This coming weekend, students from Lee County's 13 high schools will be graduating.



Fort Myers High student arrested for text threat  NBC2 News

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Fort Myers Police Department arrested 17-year-old Trayvon Campbell Thursday morning for sending text messages threatening to ...



Fort Myers High School student fights adversity  Fox 4

FORT MYERS, Fl. Dijon Wallace lost everything when his house burnt down two years ago. The Fort Meyers High School community stepped up and donated ...



Two arrests made in connection with threats at Lee County schools  The News-Press

A threat of violence at North Fort Myers High School prompted the assignment of additional school resource officers on campus Monday.



Driver in crash that killed Fort Myers High teen last year gets suspended license, community service  The News-Press

The driver in a 2018 crash along Colonial Boulevard that killed a Fort Myers High School student along for a test drive has received a six-month suspended ...



Crimestoppers seeks tips in threats at North High - NorthFortMyersNeighbor.com, news, sports, Florida info  North Fort Myers Neighbor

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for anonymous tips from students at North Fort Myers High School after written threats of violence were...



Deion Sanders to return to Fort Myers for Prime Underclassmen Camp, community forum  The News-Press

Deion Sanders will bring the Prime Underclassmen Camp to Fort Myers on May 5. In addition, Sanders will speak at a free community forum May 4 at Fort Myers ...



Three Lee County students face felony charges in making threats at middle and high schools  The News-Press

Two Lee County students facing felony charges, accused of making written threats of violence at their schools, had their first appearances in court Tuesday and ...



North High presents musical 'Barnum' on stage this weekend - NorthFortMyersNeighbor.com, news, sports, Florida info  North Fort Myers Neighbor

The circus is coming to town this weekend, and it will be the students at North Fort Myers High School who will bring you the greatest show on eart.



School District provides campus safety update  North Fort Myers Neighbor

Are schools safer now than they were a year ago? The consensus was yes as North Fort Myers High School administrators, representatives from the ...



Lee County Sheriff's Office investigating threats at Bonita Springs, Riverdale high schools  The News-Press

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has active investigations ongoing by youth services detectives for the threats.



Fort Myers High School Principal David LaRosa leaving after 12 years at school  The News-Press

Fort Myers High School Principal David LaRosa is leaving the position he has held for 12 years to take a job in the Lee County school district's administrative ...



Former NBA, European player Brad Branson's basketball journey brings him home to North Fort Myers  The News-Press

Six-foot-10 former Red Knights player grew into junior college All-America, two-year NBA player and athletic big man for a dozen years in Europe.



North High to present Musical 'Barnum' on stage this weekend - NorthFortMyersNeighbor.com, news, sports, Florida info  North Fort Myers Neighbor

The circus is coming to town this weekend, and it will be the students at North Fort Myers High School who will bring you the greatest show on eart.



THC dab pens being found in SWFL schools  NBC2 News

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Authorities say they are finding more THC oil in vape pen devices in Southwest Florida Schools. Follow this story to get email or text alerts ...



Open houses for school choice start this week  North Fort Myers Neighbor

Incoming sixth and ninth grade students and their parents have the opportunity to visit middle and high school open houses through December and...



A Knight Out at The Ranch to support NFM football  North Fort Myers Neighbor

A Friday night concert event at The Ranch in Fort Myers will help support the North Fort Myers High School football team.



Lee County students' drinking above state average, district hosts parent seminars  Wink News

A staggering statistic shows that one in six high schoolers in Lee County report blacking out at some point in their life, and now the school district is sounding the ...



Lee County athletes who participated in National Signing Day on Feb. 6  The News-Press

Here is a list of the Lee County high school athletes who signed a National Letter of Intent to play in college next year. BISHOP VEROT. Football. Joslyn Mira — ...



The News-Press High School Football Week 4 Power Rankings of all 20 area teams  The News-Press

Who are the best high school football teams in the area? Each week The News-Press will rank all 20 teams in Lee County and LaBelle. The power rankings are ...



Regional playoffs: The News-Press previews all 8 of Friday's area high school football games  The News-Press

Barron Collier at Fort Myers headlines the slate of eight high school football regional quarterfinal games in Lee County on Friday.



Renowned basketball coach, Indiana Hall of Famer Hugh Thimlar dies at 94 in Fort Myers  The News-Press

Hugh Thimlar, a “legend before his time,” a man who led and inspired hundreds of junior college basketball players at Edison Community College in Fort Myers ...



Lee County school district's graduation rate hits 82 percent — its highest level ever  The News-Press

The Lee County school district's graduation rate has been steadily increasing the past few years.



Things to do in Fort Myers, Cape Coral: Tattoo Tales II, Game of Thrones party, Record Store Day, etc.  The News-Press

Fort Myers Film Festival: The ninth-annual festival brings independent feature-length films, documentaries, shorts and more to Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center ...



Student arrested for bringing gun to South Fort Myers High School  NBC2 News

A South Fort Myers High School student was arrested Wednesday for bringing a gun to the school.



Gulf Middle School student arrested over shooting threat, Cape Coral police say  The News-Press

According to Cape Coral Police, a 12-year-old student hand-wrote a note that read: “The school gonna get shot see yau soon 2/11/19”.



Eight to be inducted to Lee County Athletic Hall of Fame - cape-coral-daily-breeze.com | News, sports, community info.  Cape Coral Daily Breeze

The School District of Lee County has announced the Lee County Athletic Conference Hall of Fame inductees for 201.



Week 2: The News-Press previews all 13 of Friday's area high school football games  The News-Press

North Fort Myers at Fort Myers was voted The News-Press Reader's Choice Game of the Week.



Principal's note says bomb threat at Fort Myers High School termed not credible by LCSO  The News-Press

Threats of a bomb at Fort Myers High School on Monday prompted a letter from the school's principal on Sunday to parents, students and staff and the promise of ...



Rosters released for 30th annual Rotary South Classic football all-star game  The News-Press

The Rotary South All-Star Classic will kick off for the 30th time on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at Fort Myers High School with 68 of Lee County's top senior football ...



North football starts fall practice - NorthFortMyersNeighbor.com, news, sports, Florida info  North Fort Myers Neighbor

The new school year got started for most on Friday, but for the North Fort Myers High School football team, school was back in session two weeks...



It's more than football for Rotary Club of Fort Myers South  The News-Press

*Service* organization also puts on Law Enforcement Ball, gives scholarships to scholar athletes.



Things to do in Fort Myers, Cape Coral: LGBT pride parade, Celebrate Bonita, DAAS moves, etc.  The News-Press

“Second Chances: The Thrift Shop Musical”: Written by Broadway Palm co-founder Tom Prather, the inspirational musical comedy returns to the Fort Myers ...



'Commitment' defines NFM boys hoops  North Fort Myers Neighbor

Leland Clifford has one expectation for the North Fort Myers High School boys basketball team: commitment.



Fort Myers community prays for missing college student, Dunbar High graduate TeNiya Jones  The News-Press

TeNiya Jones' family learned late Saturday she disappeared while swimming in the Mediterranean Sea near a Tel Aviv, Israel beach.



High school track: Retiring Sheryl Jones leaves lasting legacy at Fort Myers High  The News-Press

Sheryl Jones spent the last 35 years as an educator, guidance counselor and coach at Fort Myers. She is retiring at the end of the school year.



North girls hoops need to develop confidence - NorthFortMyersNeighbor.com, news, sports, Florida info  North Fort Myers Neighbor

At halftime of the North Fort Myers High School girls basketball game against Charlotte last week, assistant coach Brad Branson watched his team war...



The 19 most underrated high school football players in Lee County for the 2018 season  The News-Press

Lee County placed nine players on the annual The News-Press/Naples Daily News Big 15 list of top college football recruits in Southwest Florida. The rankings ...



Earnest Graham resigns as North Fort Myers High School football coach  The News-Press

Graham cited ongoing health issues and a desire to spend more time with his family as the reason for his decision.



SWFL High School football: Scores, photos, videos for Week 4 of the regular season  The News-Press

Participate in a live chat with The News-Press and Naples Daily News sports journalists as we break down the action from tonight's games.



Two North teachers Golden Apple finalists - NorthFortMyersNeighbor.com, news, sports, Florida info  North Fort Myers Neighbor

Two North Fort Myers teachers are among 30 Lee County educators selected as finalists for the 32nd annual Golden Apple Teacher Recognition Program.



School district choice open houses begin this month  Lehigh Acres Citizen

Incoming sixth and ninth-grade students and their parents have the opportunity to visit middle and high school open houses in their zone through...



High school football team scores 72 points to honor late teammate  Fox 4

LEE COUNTY, Fla. – A Fort Myers high school football team lit up the scoreboard to honor a former teammate who died of heat exhaustion.



North Fort Myers High teacher defends pursuit of former students despite wave of complaints  The News-Press

For several days after she made a Facebook post last week accusing former North Fort Myers High School teacher Scott Kilhefner of inappropriately pursuing ...



NFL star, former North Fort Myers athlete, honored in Edison parade  Wink News

Thousands of people are expected to fill the streets of Fort Myers during one of the biggest parades in the nation. All those in attendance will watch one ...



NFL: J.C. Jackson of Patriots, Sammy Watkins of Chiefs face off in AFC Championship  Naples Daily News

Watkins has had a resurgence for the Chiefs, while Jackson has impressed as a rookie for the Patriots. One of them will go to the Super Bowl.



Things to do in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples: Trucks Gone Wild, 'Frozen,' Beatles Vs. Stones, etc.  The News-Press

Top things to do in SWFL: Beatles Vs. Stones, 'Frozen,' Trucks Gone Wild, Jackie Evancho, Winger, Music Walk, Peace River Art Festival, etc.



Build Your Future Lee County aims to bridge construction trades workforce gap  The News-Press

More than 500 high school and adult-education students spent a good part of the day sampling the building trades' occupational skills.



Edison Festival of Light 2019 events: Parades, car shows, concerts, festivals, runs and more  The News-Press

Edison Festival of Light events for 2019: Parades, fests, concerts and more.



TEACHERS FLEE BAD PAY  Florida Weekly

BORN TO TEACH, NOT SUFfer poverty, Virginia Grace Sisk had no sooner plunged into the profession in 2006 for a no-fat salary of about $35000, than she ...



BWW Feature: MARY POPPINS at North Fort Myers High School  Broadway World

As one of the most infamous local high schools to attend for dance and theatre, it is no surprise that North Fort Myers High School's Center for Arts and Media ...



Move Florida high school football to winter? Something has to be done about the weather  The News-Press

Endless thunderstorms make the first half of football season a precarious time. Could a move to winter be the answer?



Fort Myers High teacher named JROTC Instructor of the Year  Lehigh Acres Citizen

A Lehigh Acres man found his passion — and national recognition — after trying his hand at substitute teaching while he was still on active duty.



SWFL High School football: Scores, photos, videos for Preseason Kickoff Classics  The News-Press

Participate in a live chat with Naples Daily News and News-Press sports journalists as we break down the action from tonight's preseason games.



Edison Festival of Light parade: Everything you need to know about the 2019 event  The News-Press

“Jeopardy” champion Claire Sattler has never seen the Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade. Yet there she'll be on Feb. 16, waving from a car as the popular ...



Deion Sanders has strained relationship with Fort Myers  The News-Press

A disconnect exists between Fort Myers native Deion Sanders and the hometown that helped fuel him to achieve Pro Football Hall of Fame glory.



South Fort Myers High School students skip class for sexual activity in stairwell  Fox 4

A Lee County Sheriff's Office report says students skipped class at South Fort Myers High School to engage in sexual activity in the school's stairwell, and the ...



FHSAA investigating recruiting complaint against Fort Myers High girls basketball  The News-Press

Fort Myers High School's bid for a third consecutive girls basketball state title may be facing its toughest obstacle – this one internal. The Florida High School ...



North Fort Myers teacher resigns amid investigation  Fox 4

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A North Fort Myers High School teacher resigned, Thursday, amid an investigation into inappropriate messages he allegedly sent to ...



Report: Multiple South Fort Myers High teens had sex in school bathroom  The News-Press

Multiple male students from South Fort Myers High School are believed to have had sex with a 15-year-old female in a campus bathroom after school ended ...



Fort Myers councilman supports Deion Sanders' idea for return to Fort Myers  The News-Press

Fort Myers native and Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders floated the idea of a return to his hometown in a tweet last week that prompted plenty of support.



High school football: Building culture of success harder in era of free agency  The News-Press

Spring games test efforts to build programs and culture or sustain them at schools such as Island Coast, East Lee and North and South Fort Myers.



SWFL High School football: Scores, photos, videos for Week 8 of the regular season  The News-Press

Southwest Florida high school football scores for Week 8 of the regular season.



GIRLS HOOPS: Beaver Dam blows out Florida Class 7a state powerhouse Fort Myers  WiscNews

The Beaver Dam prep girls basketball team's stout defense is near the top of the list of things opponents must try and solve against the Golden Beavers, the No.



Lee County to host state volleyball championships for next 3 years at Florida SouthWestern  The News-Press

Florida's high school state volleyball championships will run through Lee County for the next three years. The Florida High School Athletic Association and Lee ...



Family of Fort Myers High School student files lawsuit against coach accused of hard foul  Wink News

FORT MYERS, Fla. The family of a Fort Myers High School student filed a lawsuit Wednesday in federal court after their son was shoved by his basketball coach ...



U.S. News & World report: Fort Myers, Cape Coral high schools ranked in top 200 in Florida  The News-Press

Florida ranked fourth for the second year in a row for college readiness in the U.S. News & World Report.



North boys soccer looks to get over hump - NorthFortMyersNeighbor.com, news, sports, Florida info  North Fort Myers Neighbor

The North Fort Myers High School boys soccer team, despite missing several of its starters, had a couple golden opportunities to earn victories...



Things to do in Fort Myers, Cape Coral: Bikefest, Million Dollar Quartet, India Fest, etc.  The News-Press

Top things to do in SWFL: Lehigh Spring Fest, Bikefest, 'Million Dollar Quartet,' 'Show Boat,' India Fest, Clint Black, Show Boat and more.



North Fort Myers Civic Association: We are diverse, yes, but 'We are all North Fort Myers' - NorthFortMyersNeighbor.com, news, sports, Florida info  North Fort Myers Neighbor

North Fort Myers, it's a wonderful place. So many times, when you hear or read about North Fort Myers you never really get a true perspective of what type of ...



Organ donation ceremony at Lee Memorial honors Fort Myers teen involved in fatal crash  The News-Press

Many people, some here in Southwest Florida, will be helped by Erik's organs.



Shooting investigation closes Lee Boulevard in Lehigh Acres, Sheriff's Office says  The News-Press

All traffic lanes on Lee Boulevard between Olympia Pointe Boulevard and Westgate Boulevard were blocked Sunday morning.



Irma's sheltering lessons: Go tens of miles, not hundreds  The News-Press

Lee County says one lesson from Hurricane Irma may be that people should plan closer destinations for hurricane safety, rather than fleeing the state.



Florida college admissions: Getting into UF, FSU, UCF may depend a lot on where you went to high school  Orlando Sentinel

Students at Florida high schools in more affluent communities are more likely to get into UF or FSU — the state's top-ranked universities — than students from ...



School Choice open houses to begin - cape-coral-daily-breeze.com | News, sports, community info.  Cape Coral Daily Breeze

By MEGHAN BRADBURY. news@breezenewspapers.com. Incoming sixth and ninth grade students and their parents have the opportunity to visit middle and ...



When a mother kills: a month after murder-suicide in Dunbar, community still shocked by deaths  The News-Press

More than a month after the death of a mother and her 10-year-old son, a Lee County community is still reeling with the question: why would a loving, devoted ...



‘Fired up and ready’: Naples High could have historic crowd for historic football game  Naples Daily News

Naples High School will face Miami's Northwestern High in the state Class 6A football semifinals at Naples' Staver Field.



Human trafficking at core of S. Fort Myers High sex scandal  NBC2 News

Many have cast judgment about the young girl at the center of the controversy, but her mother reached out asking us to tell her story to set the record straight.



NASCAR Driver Visits Fort Myers  Gulfshore Life

As the NASCAR playoffs are winding down before Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway November 16-18, driver Ross Chastain visited ...



Top 5 things to do this weekend in Southwest Florida  Naples Daily News

Plan your weekend (Feb. 15-17) with happenings in Naples, Fort Myers.



Tre Boston hosts football camp at North Fort Myers High - cape-coral-daily-breeze.com | News, sports, community info.  Cape Coral Daily Breeze

NFL defensive back Tre Boston may still be looking for a team, but that didn't stop him from hosting more than 150 kids at North Fort Myers High...



Lori Zamniak Awarded 2019 Golden Coconut  Fort Myers Beach Observer

A local non-profit is dedicated to giving Fort Myers Beach teachers the recognition they deserve. Teacher Lori Zamniak was awarded the "Golden Coconut" last ...



Honorable Lynn Gerald Jr., army veteran and 20th circuit court judge of 22 years, dies at 77  The News-Press

The United States Army veteran and judge served on the 20th Judicial Circuit Court bench for 22 years.



Fort Myers robotics team advances to world competition in first year  NBC2 News

"Team Invictus" is a robotics team comprised of Fort Myers High School students, and the team is competing in a global competition next week in Houston.



Leigh Eby Scrabis: Candidate Fort Myers Council, Ward 4  The News-Press

Eby Scrabis: "This is a critical time for the City with important decisions and growth initiatives that will impact our citizens, our budgets and our quality of life for ...



Lee County graduation ceremonies to be streamed online  Fox 4

Lee County schools are planning on streaming the 2018 graduation ceremonies online. About 5000 seniors are expected to earn their diploma this year.



Bohanon camp fills North High field - NorthFortMyersNeighbor.com, news, sports, Florida info  North Fort Myers Neighbor

Kids from throughout Lee County converged on the North Fort Myers High School football field Saturday to train like a pro at the second-annual Tommy Bohanon ...



Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade draws families, friends for food, entertainment, and bonding  The News-Press

The Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade drew thousands to downtown Fort Myers on Saturday. The weather was picturesque, the food was abundant and the ...



BWW Review: NATIVE GARDENS at Florida Rep is Hilarious and Heartfelt!  Broadway World

Florida Repertory Theatre's production of NATIVE GARDENS closes out their 2018/19 season with a comedy that is not only very hilarious, but also quite ...



Teenager arrested for stealing gun from woman's car  NBC2 News

Deputies arrested a high school student for allegedly stealing a handgun from a woman's vehicle in Fort Myers.



Cecil Pendergrass: Candidate for Lee County Commissioner, District 2  The News-Press

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is an interview conducted via questionnaire by The News-Press with Lee County election candidates for their respective races.



Things to do in Fort Myers, Cape Coral: 'Bronx Tale,' Celtic Festival, Tour de Cape, etc.  The News-Press

“A Bronx Tale”: Legendary actor Robert De Niro and Tony Award-winning director Jerry Zaks direct this show that mines some of the same territory as the smash ...



Lee County high school students walk out to support Parkland shooting victims  The News-Press

Lee County high school students walked out of class at noon Wednesday in support of the victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High ...



NFM wrestlers looking forward to good season  North Fort Myers Neighbor

The North Fort Myers High School wrestling team over the past few seasons has been living proof that filling out a roster is half the battle on the...



North student earns teaching scholarship - NorthFortMyersNeighbor.com, news, sports, Florida info  North Fort Myers Neighbor

One of the things the Lee County school system is having a hard time of is finding is teachers because there are just not enough of them.



Big Backpack Event moves to NFM High  North Fort Myers Neighbor

The Big Backpack Event is returning for the 19th year at the end of the month at a new location, providing more parking for attendees.



BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Florida Rep is Refreshing and Rhythmic!  Broadway World

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Florida Repertory Theatre, directed by Jason Parrish, brings to life some of the most iconic voices in music history, Elvis Presley, ...



Things to do in Cape Coral, Fort Myers: Coconut Fest, Willie Nelson, Bike Night, etc.  The News-Press

Top things to do this week in SWFL: Coconut Fest, Willie Nelson, Bike Night, Arts For ACT, Matt Maher, First Amendment Fest and more.



Gateway site to become next high school after Lee school board vote  The News-Press

Hesitant claps eventually turned into cheers of "yay" after the Lee County school board approved Gateway for its next high school.



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