Graduation ceremonies are in the books and most family celebrations complete. Now, newly graduated Tribal students are spending the summer with friends and family and perhaps working or traveling. Some will spend the summer preparing for the fall semester of college or a technical school. The staff at the Center for
BIG CYPRESS — The Brighton Reservation’s Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School (PECS) is known for its Creek language immersion program. But it’s also unique for its instruction in traditional Seminole cooking and arts and crafts. In fact, visitors from Native American schools across the country have traveled to PECS to see how
MOORE HAVEN — Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School fifth-grader Alyssa Madrigal won first place in the 4-H/Tropicana Public Speaking Contest for Glades County on May 21 at the Doyle Connor Building in Moore Haven. Prior to this she also won first place in both the class and school competition. Her speech
IMMOKALEE — As the 11 members of the Ahfachkee School class of 2019 crowded the stage at the Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee on May 21, their families filled the enormous Seminole Center ballroom. The joyous event was a celebration of the students’ hard work and determination leading to their graduation from
BIG CYPRESS — After only four months playing musical instruments, Ahfachkee School students showed what practice and motivation can do as they performed a rousing, pop-inspired spring concert April 30 for family, friends and other students. The students demonstrated their new-found skills on guitar, bass, ukulele, keyboards and drums on songs
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PALM BEACH GARDENS — He met the governor at Florida Space Day in Tallahassee and has worked with Congressman Brian Mast. He was part of a presentation for the Seminole Tribe’s executive director of administration, Lee Zepeda. He’s been working with classmates on the launch of a satellite into space.