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Cypress Lake student arrested for possession of a firearm at school  NBC2 News

FORT MYERS, Fla. - A Cypress Lake High School student was arrested for bringing a gun to school on Friday, deputies said. "It scares me, it really scares me ...

Elmer Tremont, Fort Myers and Cypress Lake High coaching icon, dies at 89  The News-Press

Elmer Tremont, an area coaching icon, a man who coached and won more games of any kind than anyone in Lee County high school athletics history, reclined ...

Cypress Lake High student arrested for bringing gun to school  The News-Press

Shane Humphrey, 16, was charged with disturbing the peace and possession of a firearm while on school property.

Cypress Lake High student accused of 'inappropriately touching' female classmate  NBC2 News

A Cypress Lake High School student was allegedly touched inappropriately by a male student on Friday.

Thursday's spring football roundup: Bishop Verot routs Mariner; North edges Cypress  The News-Press

North Fort Myers rallies from early 14-0 hole to beat Cypress Lake, while Bishop Verot has no problems with Mariner.

Time and dates for Lee County graduation ceremonies  Wink News

High School graduations in Lee County are quickly approaching and we have compiled a list of dates and times for each graduation ceremony. The high ...

Tips sought in threats made in bathroom at Fort Myers school  Fox 4

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Investigators are seeking help from students and the public to identify the person responsible for writing a threat in two bathroom stalls at ...

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.

Merchant Marine and Naval Armed Guard Memorial dedicated at Eco Park - | News, sports, community info.  Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Members of the community gathered to pay their respects to fallen members of our military, as well as dedicate a new monument celebrating an underdo...

30 finalists announced for Golden Apple teacher awards in Lee County schools  The News-Press

Joy Williams tried to fight off tears Friday when she learned she was one of the Lee County school district's 30 Golden Apple teacher finalists. A small group of ...

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.

Eight to be inducted to Lee County Athletic Hall of Fame - | 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.

Lee County's high school graduation rates hit all-time high  NBC2 News

The school district said this year's graduating class has an overall graduation rate of 82.8%. That's 4% higher than last year.

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.

McKeesport graduate, famous Florida high school coach, passes away  Tribune-Review

Elmer Tremont, a 1948 McKessport graduate who became a coaching legend in Fort Myers, Fla., died Monday. He was 89. Tremont grew up in Buena Vista, ...

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.

Army JROTC program a shining example for Lee County schools  The News-Press

The quality of leadership and the engagement and motivation of cadets made The School District of Lee County the natural choice of US Army Cadet Command ...

South Fort Myers great Dallas Crawford thanks those who got him to the LCAC Hall of Fame  The News-Press

Dallas Crawford remembers South Fort Myers High School offensive coordinator Anthony Dixon drawing up the play during the final drive of a regional final in ...

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 school district plans to hire safety attendants to monitor high school restrooms  The News-Press

The school district is having two problems in high school restrooms — students using them to vape and to write threatening messages, officials said.

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.

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.

Southwest Florida Sports Awards Special Olympic Athlete of the Year Finalists  The News-Press

Athletes from Cypress Lake, Fort Myers, Immokalee, Lely and Palmetto Ridge up for the award.

2018 News-Press Boys Golf All-Area team  The News-Press

Cypress Lake's Tyler Humphrey, Fort Myers' Josh Mesmer and Bishop Verot's Kyle Reece are finalists for Boys Golfer of the Year.

Lee County school board plans to approve teacher salary increase  Wink News

Teachers in Lee County turned out to demand more money. And it worked — almost. Teachers told WINK News they are struggling to support their families.

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

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

High School Football roundup: Lehigh loses in OT, North, Dunbar, ECS roll  The News-Press

Cypress Lake defeats Clewiston, while LaBelle has a thrilling win off interception return for a TD.

Broadway hit 'Newsies' comes to Florida Rep with 51 actors from all over SWFL  The News-Press

(Photo: Joseph Herrera). It's the biggest musical Kody C. Jones has ever directed — and it might be one of the biggest to play Florida Repertory Theatre, too.

The News-Press 2018 Football All-Area Team: Defense  The News-Press

Cape Coral's Tre'shaun Clark, Lehigh's Quashon Fuller and Dunbar's Derick Hunter Jr. are finalists for Football Defense Player of the Year.

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

Five current head coaches, at least three assistants and others learned passion, perfection from retired Immokalee, Cypress, Riverdale coach John Weber.

Photos and videos from college and high school graduations around Southwest Florida  Naples Daily News

It's graduation time and the photo team of the Naples Daily News and The News-Press will be there to capture those memorable moments.

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 ...

Estero, Fort Myers girls soccer teams earn district final berths with close semifinal wins  The News-Press

Isabella Dewitt scored in overtime to give the Estero High School girls soccer team a 1-0 victory over Gulf Coast in the semifinals of the Class 4A-District 12 ...

Despite multiple arrests, Lee County students continue threats to shoot up schools  The News-Press

Two students were arrested last week, and SWFL Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help to track down the student responsible for the latest threat.

Cypress Lake High baseball teaching more than the game  The News-Press

Coaching staff, which also teaches exceptional student education, carrying on mentor role with players and others.

Estero High School promotes inclusion through Special Olympics basketball  Wink News

It was more than a game, as one basketball bout between Estero High School and Cypress Lake High School, this week, brought ESE students onto the court ...

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.

Attention Lee County students, apply for the Red Sox scholarship  NBC2 News

The Red Sox Foundation is looking to award 13 scholarships to Lee County seniors attending public high schools.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

12 schools in Florida made the top 100 in U.S. News & World Report's national ranking of schools  Naples Daily News

According to U.S. News, 17245 public high schools out of more than 23000 reviewed were ranked.

Former Cypress Lake, Barron Collier coach Mark Ivey named interim coach at Appalachian State  The News-Press

Ivey took his first head coaching job at Cypress Lake and was there from 2002 to 2006 and led Barron Collier to a 36-19 overall record from 2007-11.

Local News Watch: Fox 4's Home For The Holidays Special WFTX Digital Team 6:01 PM  Fox 4

Welcome to Fox 4's Home For The Holidays Special for 2018. Thank you for joining us as we celebrate the holidays here at Fox 4. We're going to be highlighting ...

The famous Shrimp Festival returns for its 61st year  Fort Myers Beach Talk

Parades, princesses, and shrimp galore. This weekend, the Lion's Club will host the 61st Annual Fort Myers Beach Lions Club Shrimp Festival, and the beach ...

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 ...

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

Patty Gair has been named a Golden Apple winner.

Cypress Lake HS student arrested for Summerlin Road shooting death  The News-Press

Deputies arrested an 18-year-old Cypress Lake High School student for the death of a 43-year-old man who was killed almost six months ago as he drove along ...

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 ...

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.

Dear Running: You're The Reason I Coach  MileSplit

Rob Strong is the head cross country and assistant track and field coach at Chillicothe High School in Ohio. He spent 10 years as a teacher and coach in Florida ...

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.

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 ...

Verot tennis teams capture districts - | News, sports, community info.  Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Bishop Verot swept the boys and girls titles in the District 2A-12 tournament at Cypress Lake High School.

SWFL Special Olympics teams basketball competition  Fox 4

For the first time, Estero High School played Cypress Lake High School in a Special Olympics basketball game for students and faculty.

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.

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 ...

Cypress Lake High grad to play in Super Bowl LI  Wink News

FORT MYERS, Fla. A Cypress Lake High School alum will be making his Super Bowl debut with the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. After graduating from high ...

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.

Seven arrested for fighting at Cypress Lake High  NBC2 News

Seven male students were arrested for fighting at Cypress Lake High School Thursday morning, according to a spokesperson for the Lee County School District.

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

NOTE: Due to the length of the Judge Brett Kavanaugh Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, WINK News was unable to air exclusive interrogation video of Terry ...

Meet the 36 athletes to be honored at 33rd Rotary Scholar Athlete Banquet  The News-Press

The 33rd annual Rotary Scholar Athlete Banquet will honor 36 seniors nominated by all 18 Lee County schools for their academic and athletic accomplishments ...

Your teen isn't getting enough sleep. Here's why that's a problem  NBC2 News

Your teenagers aren't getting enough sleep, and they're more likely to develop obesity, diabetes and mental health issues because of it.

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.

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.

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.

Theatre program shaping the future of young actors  Fox 4

Florida Repertory Theatre's Conservatory Program is designed to challenge and train aspiring young actors.

Relay for Life fundraiser steps off this Saturday  Fort Myers Beach Observer

The annual Relay For Life of Greater Lee County will step off at Cypress Lake High School this Saturday to help the American Cancer Society attack...

Southwest Florida golf column: Yuengling Open set for March 2-3 at Fort Myers Country Club  Naples Daily News

The 2019 Yuengling Open will be held at Fort Myers Country Club on Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3.

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.

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.

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 ...

Cypress Lake High grad returns to school as head football coach  NBC2 News

Coach Richie Rode, a Cypress Lake alum, will take the helm this spring. He had been at Fort Myers High School since 2002, where he was offensive ...

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

Ashley La Mar is one of the Lee County School District's turn around principals. He brought Manatee Elementary from an F to a C. Fort Myers News-Press.

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 ...

South's Freddie Ward, Riverdale's Quantavius Brown take MVP honors in Rotary South All-Star Classic  The News-Press

With a pair of touchdowns each, Freddie Ward from South Fort Myers and Quantavius Brown from Riverdale were named MVPs of the 30th Rotary South All-Star ...

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 ...

Honoring those who have given all: Many ways to pay tribute to veterans who have fallen  North Fort Myers Neighbor

While Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer, the day is designated to remember all who have made the ultimate sacrifice to their...

Correction: Memorial Day remembrance at Eco Park in Cape Coral is set for Sunday, not Monday  North Fort Myers Neighbor

A Memorial Day remembrance will be held at Eco Park 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, hosted by Pfc.

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 ...

Questions, grief follow death of Cypress Lake High senior  Wink News

SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. The death of Cypress Lake High School senior Ryan Farrell on Saturday raised several questions and left friends and classmates in ...

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 ...

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 ...

After fire last spring, unlikely group helps Gulfshore Ballet rebuild  NBC2 News

When Gulfshore Ballet moved into their new studio off of US 41 in Fort Myers, it offered everything needed to help take the dance company to the next level.

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 ...

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

High school football teams began practice across Southwest Florida.

Then and now: Visitors return, tourism industry recovers from tough 2018  The News-Press

Southwest Florida hotels, restaurants and roads are packed in March as businesses return to booming as usual with red tide in the rearview mirror.

News-Press Luminary: Elmer Tabor is Mr. Cape Coral  The News-Press

Name the project in Cape Coral and Elmer Tabor's name is probably on it. He'll back away from any public acknowledgement of his impact on this city of 180000 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Dunbar's Seneca Milledge and Fort Myers' Maria Angelino named Rotary South Scholar winners  The News-Press

Top winners received $5000 scholarships while 12 others received $1000 *Service* Above Self scholarships.

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.

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.

Lee County Golden Apple finalists announced  NBC2 News

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

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 ...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hire Larry Rose As The Team’s Officiating Consultant  Bucs Nation

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that Larry Rose has been named the team's officiating consultant. In his role, Rose will assist Buccaneers ...

Cypress Lake football seeing strides under Rode  USA TODAY High School Sports

Richie Rode's 'welcome to head coaching' moment arrived when a sea of paperwork landed on his desk just weeks into his new job at Cypress Lake High.

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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