West Lee Middle School seventh grader Brianna Murchison no "doubt" made a comeback at the Lee County Schools district-wide spelling bee by taking first place by spelling "rehearse" correctly, after going out on "doubt" back in third grade. Now, on to the national level in Washington, D.C.
The lottery application period will be from February 19 – March 5, 2019, for the 2019-2020 school year.
WB Wicker and Tramway Elementary Schools timeline information is now available — including important dates and details.
There are 24 match-ups in a regular high school basketball season, as many as 32 if you make the playoffs and advance into a championship game. So for Gaston Collins, the head coach of Southern Lee High School's varsity basketball team, more than 200 wins in his 10 years leading the program is a pretty remarkable accomplishment.
Lee County Schools is well-known for the quality K-12 education offered to students – from award-winning teachers and administrators to inspirational students and innovative learning environments which give back to the community, the people of Lee County have a lot to be proud of when it comes to education at the primary and secondary levels. Less known, but just as important – if not more – is the pre-K education offered at three (and soon four) of the district's schools.
Lee County Schools will open a new elementary school – W.B. Wicker Elementary School – in August 2019. As part of the process for opening the new school, the Lee County Board of Education will realign elementary school attendance zones.
The Lee County Board of Education voted — at its regularly scheduled meeting on January 8, 2019 — to extend the school day by 15 minutes beginning Tuesday, January 22, 2019 so as to have extra instructional time built up in case of future inclement weather for the 2018-19 school year. The Board also voted to make March 22, 2019 — originally a teacher workday — a full instructional day of school for students.
The Lee County Board of Education approved — at its regularly scheduled meeting — that the half-days on October 26, 2018 and February 15, 2019 are now full instructional days for students.