LakeWalesNews.net - Communication Builds Our Community

(125) stories found containing 'lake wales charter schools'

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 125



 By Robert Connors    News 

Wayne Rodolfich Shares Vision During "Power Lunch"

The future of Lake Wales Charter Schools was described in sparkling terms in a 30-minute presentation by the new superintendent of schools, Dr. Wayne V. Rodolfich at a packed Lake W... — Updated 6/23/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Lake Wales Proposed Development Total Passes 12,000 Unit Mark

The parade of development proposals that have stirred citizen concerns of runaway changes to Lake Wales continued to be evident at the most recent city commission meeting as... — Updated 6/16/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Second High School Proposed for Lake Wales

A second public high school for Lake Wales moved a large step closer to reality last week after Polk County Schools Superintendent Frederick Heid proposed that McLaughlin Middle... — Updated 6/3/2022

 

School Board Trustee Arrested

Marcus Kirby, an associate pastor at HighPoint Church and a trustee of the Lake Wales Charter School Board, is facing felony charges after admitting he stole an estimated $23,690... — Updated 5/1/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Oguntola Issues Plea for Charter School Peace

A heartfelt plea for peace and an end to the politicizing of the Lake Wales Charter Schools has been sent to more than 20 leaders of the system by former Board of Trustees Chairman... — Updated 4/14/2022

 

A Disservice to Students, Parents, Community

Lake Wales has been blessed by the creation of the Lake Wales Charter Schools system nearly two decades ago. Now representing seven schools educating students in grades 1 through... — Updated 3/19/2022

 
 By Tom Paulson    News

Commissioners Hilligoss, Williams Kill Resolution Supporting Charter School System

Given an opportunity to help heal the community after a divisive search for a new charter school superintendent, two city commissioners said "no." A resolution presented to the... — Updated 3/19/2022

 

Charter School Trustees Choose Dr. Wayne V. Rodofich to Lead System

A nearly year-long search to recruit a new superintendent for Lake Wales Charter Schools concluded Tuesday evening, leaving many in the community determined to heal the divisions... — Updated 3/7/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Superintendent Finalists Met the Community Thursday

A well-attended reception Thursday evening offered the Lake Wales community its first opportunity to meet the four remaining candidates for superintendent of the Lake Wales Charter... — Updated 2/22/2022

 

Charter School Superintendent Vote Happens Tuesday

The Lake Wales Charter School Board of Trustees is expected to choose a new superintendent of schools Tuesday to run seven local schools and maintain the standard of excellence... — Updated 2/22/2022

 

Ideological Group Seeks to Influence Superintendent Selection

A small but vocal group has been a significant influence on the process of selecting a new superintendent for the Lake Wales Charter School system, a simple reading of documents... — Updated 2/21/2022

 

Superintendent Search Controversy Deepens

Shaken community confidence in the search for a new superintendent to lead the Lake Wales Charter School system has generated a wave of criticism from educators, community leaders... — Updated 2/17/2022

 
 By Robert Connros    News

Public Has Opportunity to Meet Superintendent Finalists Today

Four finalists for the position of superintendent for the Lake Wales Charter Schools system are participating in the interview process today. The day's agenda includes one-on-one... — Updated 2/11/2022

 
 By Tom Paulson    News

Charter School Superintendent Search Committee Recommends Three Finalists

EDITOR'S UPDATE: Dr. P.J. D'Aoust has withdrawn from the selection process after being selected as one of the finalists for Charter Schools Superintendent. After a lengthy and... — Updated 2/2/2022

 

High School Principal Donna Dunson Retains Legal Counsel

Lake Wales High School Principal Donna Dunson has notified the Lake Wales Charter Schools Board of Trustees that she is retaining an employment attorney to represent her "because... — Updated 2/2/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Six Candidates Remain in Charter School Superintendent Search

Six candidates for superintendent of Lake Wales Charter Schools are still under consideration following the latest meeting of the ten-member search committee, according to... — Updated 1/18/2022

 
 By News Staff    News

Looking Back: The Top Ten News Stories of 2021 in Lake Wales

The year just completed saw a number of big stories that impacted the Lake Wales community, and we've taken a look back at them through the perspective of the new year. Here's how... — Updated 1/12/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

City Commissioners Wrestle With Growth Challenges in Workshop

The challenge of managing the wave of new development proposed for Lake Wales was the topic of a two-hour workshop for city commissioners Friday afternoon, with the prospect for... — Updated 12/20/2021

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Superintendent Candidate Field Narrows to Eight

The field of candidates seeking the helm of the Lake Wales Charter Schools got a bit smaller this week as two of the remaining candidates have withdraw their applications. The... — Updated 12/15/2021

 

Proposal for Partisan School Boards a Bad Idea

Democracy relies upon "the consent of the governed" to function. Consent implies an understanding of the questions of importance to the populace, which in turn requires an educated... — Updated 12/13/2021

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Charter School Superintendent Search Enters Next Phase

The long-vacant position of leadership at the helm of the Lake Wales Charter Schools is a step closer to be filled after the Superintendent Search Committee reduced the original... — Updated 12/10/2021

 
 By Tom Paulson    News
Photo of Seminole Hotel

City Gets Seminole Hotel Under Settlement Terms

The City of Lake Wales will apparently acquire the Seminole Hotel as a result of a deal reached during court-ordered mediation on November 12. The terms of the settlement were... — Updated 12/7/2021

 
 By Robert Connors    News
Charter Schools logo

Charter School Superintendent Search Draws 25 Applicants

The search for a new superintendent for the Lake Wales Charter School System has entered its next phase following the close of applications for the position on November 17. Now the... — Updated 11/30/2021

 
 By Robert Connors    News

It's Officially John A. Davenport Veterans Day in Lake Wales

In an inspirational tribute to veterans in general and one man in particular, the Lake Wales Breakfast Rotary today hosted a special Veterans' Day observance in honor of "Captain... — Updated 11/14/2021

 
 By Robert Connors    Schools

Charter Schools Search for Superintendent Described as "Transparent"

Finding a new superintendent for the Lake Wales Charter School System is a painstaking process, with huge focus on finding the ideal candidate, according to Bill Vogel. Vogel, 72,... — Updated 10/20/2021

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021