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Cypress Lake High School student arrested after social media post threatens shooting  The News-Press

A letter from the school principal thanked students for alerting the school about the information that was posted to Instagram.

Students praised for reporting potential threat at Cypress Lake High School  NBC2 News

Students at Cypress Lake High School are being praised by their principal for speaking up about a potential shooting threat.

Who is Liam Ball? The 6-5, 240-pound Cypress Lake DE could have a big impact this season  The News-Press

Ball, who transferred to the school from the Pittsburgh area in 2017, gives Cypress another high-end threat on offense and defense.

High school golf districts: Cypress Lake boys; Bishop Verot, North Fort Myers girls win titles  The News-Press

Fort Myers senior Josh Mesmer shot a 3-under 69 to take medalist honors and help the Green Wave finish second as a team at districts.

Snapchat video prompts concerns for Cypress Lake High School  NBC2 News

South Caroline boy's Snapchat post prompts concerns at Cypress Lake High School.

Game of the Week: Bishop Verot picks off sixth win, tops Cypress Lake  The News-Press

For most of the season, it's been Bishop Verot's high-powered offense, which has led the way. Friday, the Vikings' defense made the key plays in their 33-20 ...

You voted and The News-Press Game of the Week is...  The News-Press

Cypress Lake (3-2) at Bishop Verot (5-1) should be a great matchup for us to cover on Friday night.

CLHS Reunion, Restore Fort Myers Beach Arches fundraiser  Fort Myers Beach Talk

Cypress Lake High School graduates — 1970-1979 — are invited to attend a get together this weekend at Bonita Bills Waterfront Cafe to help raise...

Cypress Lake High School under investigation one day after student's death  Fox 4

UPDATE (3/22) -- The Lee County Sheriff's Office confirmed Wednesday that a death investigation has been initiated into the death of Ryan Farrell.

Lee County football players begin heat illness prevention training by watching video  The News-Press

The Lee County School Districts expects all football players to complete the heat illness training video by the time school begins Aug. 10.

South Fort Myers ceremony honors Cypress Lake HS grad who died in 2016 Marine exercise  The News-Press

Cpl. Thomas Jardas died along with 11 other Marines when two helicopters collided in a training exercise off Hawaii in January 2016.

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

Students at a number of Lee County high schools held a walkout protest Wednesday in support of the Parkland students lobbying legislators in Tallahassee.

Fort Myers Police share Student Challenge Video  Fox 4

A Cypress Lake High School graduate decided to make a video honoring the Fort Myers Police Department.

Lee, Collier prohibit backpacks, large bags at high school sports events  The News-Press

Lee and Collier counties prohibit backpacks and large bags at football games and other high school sports event after deadly Jacksonville shooting.

Lee County Students 'Asked' to Not Walk Out  WGCU News

A month after the mass shooting at a Parkland high school, students across the nation planned to walk out of class in solidarity with victims and survivors.

Week 3: The News-Press previews all 15 of Friday's area high school football games  The News-Press

A battle of two 2-0 teams, Cypress Lake and Fort Myers, is The News-Press Readers' Choice Game of the Week.

Parkland: Lee schools unclear on plans for nationwide student walkout Wednesday  The News-Press

Lee County schools not among more than 2500 registered nationally for March 14 walkouts in honor of Stoneman Douglas shooting in Parkland.

Week 7: The News-Press previews all 13 of Friday's area high school football games  The News-Press

Cypress Lake at Bishop Verot is The News-Press Readers' Choice Game of the Week.

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 ...

Who ruled the diamond? The 2018 News-Press All-Area Baseball team  The News-Press

Canterbury's Giovanni DiGiacomo, SFCA's Max Rippl and Cypress Lake's Robert Wegielnik were selected as Baseball Player of the Year finalists.

Riverdale's single-wing offense could be key to Raiders' first winning season since 2010  The News-Press

In the age of flashy spread offenses, Riverdale is a part of a small minority that runs the single wing.

FHSAA requires heat illness training for coaches and athletes  Fox 4

The Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) requires student-athletes and coaches to watch heat illness training and prevention videos beginning July ...

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.

Cypress Lake High girls lacrosse win first district title; Canterbury holds off Bishop Verot for second straight championship  The News-Press

The best season in the history of the Cypress Lake High School girls lacrosse program needed a finishing touch over a team that they had two close calls ...

High school football players dream of following Lee county greats  Fox 4

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - The NFL Draft is on FOX 4. Lee and Collier counties have had their share of stars. Draft experts project a few more former high school ...

Lee County students tell Florida legislators they don't feel safe in our schools  The News-Press

Kathleen Passidomo said she was surprised when a Lee County public school student said she didn't feel safe at school before the Parkland killings.

Early estimates show cost to build Gateway school between $75M and $78M  The News-Press

The Lee County school district has received two early estimates on the cost to build a new school in Gateway, and the numbers are more than $2.6 million apart.

High school football Week 6 roundup: Naples, Immokalee, Estero grab victories  Naples Daily News

Watch: Naples football shuts out Palmetto Ridge 42-0 James Kellerman,; 239-272-2822. Nevertesonne Lahens. Immokalee ...

Cape Coral selects former Cypress Lake, Immokalee football coach Dale More to lead program  The News-Press

Dale More went 1-17 with Cypress Lake in 2012 and '13 and compiled a 6-6 mark with Immokalee in 2015, where he led the Indians to the playoffs.

North Fort Myers in, Golden Gate out in newest FHSAA high school football points standings  The News-Press

North Fort Myers has bumped Golden Gate, and Mariner, Dunbar and Cypress Lake all are just outside the cutoff to make the postseason in the newest FHSAA ...

Talented, resourceful, overachievers: Lee County public schools class of 2018  The News-Press

The Lee County school district's 2018 class is made up of roughly 5000 students.

South Fort Myers High student arrested after bringing gun to campus  The News-Press

A 16-year-old South Fort Myers High student was arrested after taking a gun to school and fighting another student and making threats.

Week 5: The News-Press previews all 12 of Friday's area high school football games  The News-Press

Bishop Verot at LaBelle was voted The News-Press Readers' Choice Game of the Week.

The News-Press High School Football Week 5 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 ...

Welter named 2017 Florida Senior Games Male Athlete of the Year - | News, sports, community info.  Cape Coral Daily Breeze

One of the most decorated pickleball players in the world calls Cape Coral home. Mike Welter, who's been dominating courts across the country for a decade, ...

Week 8: The News-Press previews all 15 of Friday's area high school football games  The News-Press

Riverdale at South Fort Myers is The News-Press Readers' Choice Game of the Week.

Family says suspect has gotten away with murder for 14 years  Wink News

It's been over a decade since the man who was last seen with Mary Mount led investigators to the shallow grave where he had left her body near Sierra Blanca, ...

The News-Press High School Football Week 8 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 ...

Tips on possible threats at Lee County schools increase after Broward County mass shooting  The News-Press

Tips on possible threats at area schools and related venues have increased since the Valentine's Day mass casualty shooting at a Broward County school.

Cypress Lake High student Ryan Farrell died due to brain tumor  The News-Press

A Cypress Lake High School senior who died mysteriously in March succumbed to a Stage IV brain tumor, an autopsy report released Wednesday revealed.

Housing boom forces FDOT's hand: Colonial Blvd. set for a makeover  WZVN-TV

Massive, new developments in Fort Myers are now open for leasing, and while that's good news for home buyers, it's bad news for commuters.

In Fort Myers, SWFL parents, grandparents join students in March for Our Lives  The News-Press

More than 1000 gather in downtown Fort Myers. More than 800 events are around the world.

High school football: Riverdale, Cape Coral remain unbeaten as North gets big district win  The News-Press

North Fort Myers pounds Port Charlotte; Dunbar edges Lely; Bishop Verot romps; Mariner gets past Clewiston; Oasis routs SFCA; Estero trims East Lee.

High school football: Dunbar upends Fort Myers; North, Mariner, Canterbury post wins  The News-Press

at North Law Firm Stadium. • Albert Nunes and the Dunbar defense turned in a dominant effort to win the field position battle while the Tigers running game wore ...

Two Lee public schools that can benefit from sales tax referendum  The News-Press

This second of three commentaries from former Lee schools superintendent Bobbie D'Alessandro, who also is a citizen member of The News-Press editorial ...

D'Alessandro: Why school district needs the sales tax to fix, build schools  The News-Press

This is the first of three commentaries appearing over the next three weeks from former Lee schools superintendent Bobbie D'Alessandro, who also is a citizen ...

Guns for teachers: Lee County schools want to look at other options  The News-Press

A round table of Lee County high school students gathered by The News-Press in the wake of the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School ...

Enduring roots: John Weber coaching tree spreads across Southwest Florida football  The News-Press

They call it a coaching tree: disciples of one coach begetting disciples of those coaches, and so on. This one may be more sprawling vine – fitting for Southwest ...

Sudden death of Cypress Lake High teen shocks school  The News-Press

Ryan Farrell was so excited when his Cypress Lake High School track coaches taught him how to triple jump. It even appeared the versatile senior, who was a ...

Dance 'mom' Patty Gair finally earns a Golden Apple  The News-Press

Patty Gair has been named a Golden Apple winner.

Cypress Lake High principal resigns after 11 years  The News-Press

Longtime Cypress Lake High Principal Tracy Perkins resigned Monday saying she would not serve political interests or allow herself to be bullied. The 11-year ...

High school football Week 11 roundup: CSN, Gulf Coast, Naples, St. John Neumann win  Naples Daily News

Watch: Hardee football at Barron Collier James Kellerman,; 239-272-2822. Ndn 1102 Naples Piper Football 1814565002.

FHSAA football playoff points update: Naples slips, Bishop Verot climbs with month to go  The News-Press

It's a good thing there's four weeks left in the high school football regular season because playoff contenders are separated by razor-thin margins in the FHSAA ...

Fort Myers Beach arches to rise again?  The News-Press

The nonprofit group called Restore Fort Myers Beach Arches is ardently working to make sure the beach gateway rises again.

Things to do with the kids this Easter weekend  The News-Press

Easter egg hunts and festivals rule the weekend, plus there's Science Saturday, Princesses and Pirates Night and a car show.

How does the Lee County school district turn around its failing schools?  The News-Press

The Lee County school district reduced its poor-performing schools from 23 to one over the past five school years.

Tiny bubbles part of new strategy to strangle Lee County's blue-green algae problem  The News-Press

The state environmental agency and Lee County will allow a company that manage lakes to do a demonstration project on controlling algae.

Army Corps to send less Lake Okeechobee water down the Caloosahatchee starting Friday  The News-Press

Army Corps will begin slowing down releases of water from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee Friday.

What happens when someone fakes a school threat?  WZVN-TV

The news of the threat at Riverdale High school on Monday serves as a reminder that the FBI is warning students and parents that hoax threats are no laughing ...

Army Corps suspends Lake O releases; Protest on river decries algae issues  The News-Press

Sen. Marco Rubio, R- Miami, spoke and now the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is listening. Rubio sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to order the ...

Fort Myers defeats Cypress Lake 35-0  USA TODAY High School Sports

Had someone tried to tell Sam Sirianni Jr. when his head coaching tenure began in 2002 that in his 100th victory, his Fort Myers Green Wave football team ...

Cypress Lake avoids football player transfers, builds unity heading into District 5A-12 play  The News-Press

For the past few years, Cypress Lake High School's football team resembled a cash-strapped, Major League Baseball club. The Panthers developed young ...

High school football practices kick off in SWFL  USA TODAY High School Sports

High school football teams began practice across Southwest Florida.

98-year-old WWII veteran tells tales at Cypress Lake High  The News-Press

Frank Golon, 98, gave Cypress Lake High School students a glimpse of living history.

Cypress Lake (Fla.) football player Nuk Johnson killed in double homicide  USA TODAY High School Sports

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Neighbors heard what sounded like firecrackers near their home Thursday evening on Thomas Street. It wasn't until they saw the police ...

High school football: What you need to know as practice begins for the 2018 season  Naples Daily News

As FHSAA teams hit the field Monday, here's what's new and different for 2018.

High school essay (tie for 3rd): Ideals of a democracy  The News-Press

A democracy, by nature, should be open, and freedom of the press accentuates this ideology by putting the actions of the government and its members into ...

DC sniper, former Lee County resident, has life sentence thrown out  NBC2 News

One of the Washington D.C. snipers who lived in Lee County for a short time had his life sentence thrown out.

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?

Riverdale edges Cypress as fallen players, family remembered  The News-Press

They began the evening with a moment of silence not just for late Riverdale High junior offensive lineman Zachary Martin-Polsenberg but also for late Cypress ...

Questions surround Cypress Lake principal's resignation  The News-Press

Questions and rumors are mounting in the wake of the resignation of a popular high school principal. Cypress Lake Principal Tracy Perkins didn't specify what ...

North Fort Myers High wins big at High School Musical Awards  The News-Press

North Fort Myers High won big at the High School Musical Awards for the musical "Legally Blonde"

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.

Lee, Collier football teams reinforce heat precautions after Riverdale High player's death  The News-Press

As football players were shuttled on and off the field at Wednesday's 7-on-7 passing league at South Fort Myers High School, there was no shortage of coaches ...

Falcons linebacker, Fort Myers native hosts free youth football camp  Wink News

FORT MYERS, Fla. Atlanta Falcons linebacker De'Vondre Campbell hosted a free football camp Saturday for children and teens at Cypress Lake High School.

Lori Fayhee: Candidate for Lee Co. School Board, Dist. 6  The News-Press

Fayhee: "I am running for Lee County School Board because I am passionate about the success of our students and the economic development of Lee County."

Passidomo, other lawmakers jump in after FHSAA won't mandate ice tubs for heat stroke  The News-Press

Kathleen Passidomo of Naples and other lawmakers to examine heat stroke safety after FHSAA refuses mandate on ice tubs, thermometers.

At Congressman Francis Rooney's town hall, a disruptive crowd wants solutions to school shootings  The News-Press

Congressman Francis Rooney took heavy criticism at a town hall in Lee County from those who want Congress to enact laws that will stop mass shooters.

Jan Hooks, 'SNL' & Cypress Lake alumnus dies  The News-Press

Jan Hooks, a 1975 Cypress Lake High School graduate and former "Saturday Night Live" cast member has died. The 57-year-old Hooks died Thursday in New ...

18-year-old student arrested for drive by shooting death in March  Fox 4

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott has announced the arrest of 18 year old high school student Dalvon Lawrence in connection with the ...

TAG shows off their skill ahead of big competition  Wink News

FORT MYERS, Fla. Cypress Lake High School's acapella group “TAG” stopped by the WINK studio for a performance ahead of their shot at winning the ...

Missing Fort Myers teen last seen near Rutenberg Park  The News-Press

A Fort Myers couple is frantic to find their 16-year-old daughter, missing since she was last seen on Thursday.

2017 People of the Year: Lee County public school principals during Hurricane Irma aftermath  The News-Press

People of the Year awards honor leaders across Southwest Florida, including Rising Star Isabella Andersen, Publix, and Lee County public school principals.

School board to investigate Perkins' resignation  The News-Press

A report cites Tracy Perkins for lack of urgency on student safety and weak leadership.

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Katelyn Collier, a sophomore at Cypress Lake High School, stands with her mother and other protesters at the Franklin lock and dam on the Caloosahatchee ...

Surprise! Meet Lee County's Golden Apple finalists  The News-Press

Today is the day the 31 finalists for the 2017 Golden Apple awards are surprised in their classrooms. Follow for updates of Lee's teachers ...

Six Lee County teachers surprised with Golden Apples  The News-Press

The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools awarded six Golden Apple awards to teachers for going above and beyond in the classroom.

Dunbar High, North Law Firm announce historic naming rights agreement for football stadium  The News-Press

North Law Firm, owned by Fort Myers native and attorney Joe North, agreed to a five-year stadium naming rights deal at Dunbar High School.

Missing Cape Coral girl found safe  The News-Press

An 8-year-old girl is missing from Cape Coral. An Amber alert states she may be in the company of 37-year-old Theodore Moschovas.

19-year-old convicted in shooting death of Summerlin Road driver  The News-Press

Dalvon Lawrence faces 20 years for the death of Friedrich "Fritz" Timmermann.

Investigation into suspicious package at 7-Eleven in Estero ends; area deemed safe  The News-Press

Lee County deputies were on scene 7-Eleven located at 21850 South Tamiami Trail investigating a suspicious package.

Dear Running: You're The Reason I Coach  MileSplit

A high school coach from Ohio pens a letter to running.

Marine Thomas Jardas, who died in helicopter crash, honored  The News-Press

Marine Cpl. Thomas Jardas came home Friday under cotton clouds and baby blue skies, with breezes whipping the Stars and Stripes that lined the streets in his ...

Veteran's Day events in Southwest Florida  NBC2 News

A list of events in Southwest Florida honoring and recognizing veterans.

Heat safety is priority at Campbell's NFL youth camp  Wink News

Luther Campbell didn't believe his son, De'Vondre, would be come an NFL player when he started playing football in the ninth grade for Cypress Lake High ...

Lee County Golden Apple finalists announced - NBC2 News  NBC2 News

The Foundation for Lee County Publics Schools has announced the finalists for the 30th Annual Golden Apple Teacher Award.

Man receives 20 years for Summerlin Road shooting  Wink News

FORT MYERS, Fla. A 19-year-old man accused of shooting and killing a man driving along Summerlin Road was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday.

Fort Myers teen arrested after random attacks  NBC2 News

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has arrested a juvenile in connection with two random attacks reported in Lee County. Investigators believe the attacks are part of ...

Cypress Lake grad among those killed in horrific Tampa crash  NBC2 News

A horrific Tampa-area crash Sunday morning has claimed the life of a Cypress Lake High School grad. Imtiyaz "Jim" Ilias, 20, was one of five people to perish in ...

Pro-con: Move Florida high school football to winter, possibly in trade with basketball  The News-Press

A look at the reasons why moving Florida high school football from fall to winter to escape bad weather can work. And why it absolutely can't.

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