Our Mission: By uniting stakeholders, we will prepare our students to be college and career ready, empower our students to achieve personal excellence, and foster citizens.
Phone: 863-471-5437
School Hours Students: 8:10 - 3:10 PM Staff: 7:40 - 3:10 PM Office: 7:30 - 4:00 PM
All visitors must check in at the school office for a visitor's pass
Fax: 863-314-5245
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COVID-19 UPDATE

*** Instructional Continuity Plan - Virtual Learning ***

STATE ASSESSMENTS CANCELLED

Per the direction of Governor DeSantis and Commissioner Corcoran, all Florida state assessments are cancelled for the current school year.

SCHOOL RELATED EVENTS CANCELLED

All school-related extra-curricular events are cancelled through Friday, May 1, 2020.

This is a rapidly changing situation across the state and I thank you for your patience. We will share information as soon as we receive it and we will keep you informed as new K-12 education directives are given by the Governor and Commissioner of Education.

Superintendent Brenda Longshore

No Cost Meal Update graphic

For up to date information on school closings please refer to the School Board of Highlands County’s Facebook page or the District webpage.

Student Meal Information:

𝗜𝗠𝗣𝗢𝗥𝗧𝗔𝗡𝗧 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: We understand that the current COVID-19 situation has caused hardships for many families, so we will be modifying our meal delivery system to reduce the number of times families have to leave their homes. Beginning 𝗠𝗼𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘆, 𝗔𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗹 𝟮𝟬𝘁𝗵, we will serve no-cost meals to all children 18 and under, and up to age 22, if the child is an exceptional education student, as follows:

✔Meals served on 𝗠𝗼𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘆𝘀, 𝗪𝗲𝗱𝗻𝗲𝘀𝗱𝗮𝘆𝘀, 𝗙𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆𝘀

✔Each meal service will include 𝘁𝘄𝗼 𝗱𝗮𝘆𝘀 of meals.

✔There is no need to travel for meals on Tuesday or Thursday.

✔Adding two additional meals to the week, serving Saturday’s breakfast and lunch with Friday’s pick-up.

Please remember to check our Facebook page and website for updates, and please share with friends to help us reach every child.

In the wake of the Coronavirus, businesses are offering many free resources for students.

Because instruction will be home based for now, several companies have opened up their wifi free. Here are some resources that are available:

  • Comcast- 60 Days free internet. Click here for more info.
  • Spectrum- free internet
    • Spectrum is offering households with college students or K-12 students who have no Internet or low Internet speeds. Please call 844-488-8395 to get started.

Xfinity Wifi- Click here and see if there are open hotspots near you.

PC's for People - People is offering high speed 4G LTE internet service starting at $15.00 per month.