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 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

 

Rodney Wiley Hill, 1942-2022

Franklin, NC - Rodney Wiley Hill passed from this life on June 5, 2022. Born in Lake Wales, Florida, on December 12, 1942, he was the only child of Reason Wiley and Clora Robbins... — Updated 6/13/2022

 

Richard Wagoner Sr., 1931-2022

Richard Wagoner Sr. was born in LaFollet, Tn. on January 29, 1931. His mother Lottie Long Wagoner, father Joshua Wagoner, and son David preceded him in death. Dick graduated from... — Updated 6/7/2022

 

Patricia "Pat" Schafstall, 1947-2022

Patricia "Pat" Schafstall passed Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at Mercy Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK. She was 74. Pat was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to many souls on... — Updated 6/4/2022

 
 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

 

Belinda DuBose Hurst, 1956-2022

Belinda DuBose Hurst of Lake Wales, Florida claimed her eternal reward and went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 30th, 2022, after a valiant fight against brain cancer. God... — Updated 6/2/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    Schools

McLaughlin School Gathers Input for New High School

Quickly advancing plans to co-locate a new high school on the campus of McLaughlin Middle School, administrators brought some 60 parents, students, teachers, and staff together... — Updated 6/1/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Barney Moore, Inspirational Community Leader, Dead at 61

Well-known Lake Wales community leader Barney Moore passed away early Friday at AdventHealth Lake Wales Medical Center. Moore, 61, inspired many citizens to greater efforts on... — Updated 5/8/2022

 
 By Tom Paulson    Sports

University, High School Student Sports Reporters Sought

Area college and high school students with a penchant for sports have an opportunity to earn some career creds by providing coverage of their favorite local teams, according to... — Updated 5/2/2022

 
 By Tom Paulson    News

"Olmsted Day" Offers a Fun Lake-side Festival April 30

A celebration of parks, trees, and all things "Olmsted" will draw families to Lake Wailes Park on Saturday, April 30. The all-day event will include food vendors, bands, games for... — Updated 5/1/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

City to Install Large Live Oak in Arbor Day Observance

The conception of the Lake Wales Connected plan and the growing awareness of the city's strong connections to the works of Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. have combined to make Arbor Day... — Updated 4/29/2022

 
 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

 

James Edward Brinkworth, 1936-2022

James Edward Brinkworth of Babson Park passed away Thursday, March 31, 2022 at Good Shepherd Hospice in Auburndale. He was born March 22, 1936 in Lake Wales to the late Ernest and... — Updated 4/6/2022

 

Middle School Girls Learn to be Fearless at Weekend Camp

Nearly two dozen middle school girls from Lake Wales and the surrounding area spent the weekend March 11-13 at camp learning about female empowerment and being encouraged to be... — Updated 3/18/2022

 
 By Robert Connros    News

Commission and Mayoral Candidates Answered Questions From the Public

Two candidates for mayor and a single commission candidate discussed their visions for the future of Lake Wales Monday evening at a community forum, with broad agreement on most... — Updated 3/9/2022

 

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

 

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 Connors    Sports

Highlander Girls Hope to Bring Home a Basketball Title

Lake Wales High School's girls' basketball team advanced in their effort to win a state title at home Thursday night as the top seed Highlanders defeated 8th seed Zephyrhills in the... — Updated 2/11/2022

 
 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

 

John Michael Stakowski, 1940-2022

John Michael Stakowski, died peacefully at his home Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 11:11 pm in Lakewood Ranch, Florida at the age of 81. John was born February 23,1940 to Joseph... — Updated 2/4/2022

 
 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

 

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