A New Class At FGCU Is Seeking Your Opinions: White Racism

White Racism is a class being offered at FGCU in Spring 2018. We had the opportunity to talk with sociology professor, Theodore Thornhill Ph.D., about his upcoming class to get more clarification…

SWFL School Lunch
School Lunch Programs in SWFL Combat Hunger

For National School Lunch Week, our food journalist, Melanie, scoured the area in search of local school lunch programs. She uncovered lunch programs in Glades, Hendry, Lee, and Collier counties that not…

SWFL School Lunch Programs Combat Hunger

For National School Lunch Week, our food journalist, Melanie, scoured the area in search of local school lunch programs. She uncovered lunch programs in Glades, Hendry, Lee, and Collier counties that not…

FGCU Required Class Colloquium

Florida Gulf Coast University students have mixed opinions of the required class Colloquium. Since opening in 1997, FGCU has required every student to take this environmentally focused class to graduate.   Most…

Special Needs Children in SWFL

  With the school year in full swing, how is the Lee County School District catering to older students with special needs?

Back to School Vaccine

What could be missing on your back to school list? Maybe a vaccine your child needs to start school!

School Uniform Deals

With tax-free weekend around the corner check out these deals we found on school uniforms.

Island Park High School

  For students who prefer non-traditional learning environment Island Park High School offers students the choice to enroll in the session that best fits their needs.

School Choice?

Is Lee County’s School Choice really a choice? Leila Muvdi from Lee Schools says choice gives parents the opportunity to try and get their child into the school of their choice, but…

College Shopping

School might be out for summer, but it’s never too early to prepare for next semester. Find out some of the essentials you are going to need in this video.

SWFL Homeschoolers Combat Stereotypes
Young authors and scientists gather for the 1st Annual Holistic Homeschoolers of Southwest Florida Science Fair to showcase their unique talents and combat the conventional wisdom that homeschoolers are shy. Meet two…
Meet SWFL’s Own Homeschooled Geniuses

Hey NASA, it looks like you might have a few SWFL recruits after our visit to the Holistic Homeschoolers of SWFL Science Fair. From programmers to scientists to authors, this event showcases…

Looking For The Right VPK For Your Child?

Summer’s almost here, but mom’s work never ends! For you supermoms who are taking care of 3 and 4-year-old toddlers, you may want to consider VPK. In an earlier article, we explained what…

STEAM Spring Activities for Kids

I remember spring break! Couch potato Saturdays. Morning cartoon Mondays! It’s a free-for-all the entire week. Walking out into the kitchen in your favorite Batman pajamas at noon seems all fine and…

Dunbar Inspires Girls to Code

There are ten males to every female. That’s the reality for girls like Ana Monroy in Fort Myers Dunbar High School’s engineering classes. It’s also true for most engineering fields. But Ana…

Video: Technology-Driven Students Excel at Dunbar High School

We navigate through hallways crowded and buzzing with teenagers shuffling in packs to class, stopping only for brief moments of conversation with passing friends. It seems like an ordinary US high school, but Dunbar High School in…


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