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PECS Praise Patrol rewards teachers

BRIGHTON — Some Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School teachers and paraprofessionals are being rewarded by a weekly visit from a cartload of treats and supplies, which are free for the taking. It’s called the Praise Patrol and it recognizes teachers and paras for their successful use of the school’s Positive Behavior Intervention

Reservations show their Red Ribbon pride

With a nationwide theme of “Life is your journey, travel drug free,” Seminole reservations turned out in full force during the Tribe’s annual participation in Red Ribbon Week. (See all the images at the end of this story). From Oct. 12-17 Immokalee was filled with activities from colorfully decorated doors to community

Bureau of Indian Education sets forth new strategic direction

The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) recently published a new strategic direction for the organization – to be implemented through 2023. The BIE is a division of the U.S. Department of the Interior under the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs. The BIE provides funds and manages many functions and policies of

Ahfachkee School names students of the month

BIG CYPRESS — The Ahfachkee School awarded its first students of the month for each grade level in September. Students of the month are chosen based on the school’s newly implemented character education program, which focuses on a different character trait every month. The eight character traits are cooperation, responsibility, citizenship, kindness,

PECS Friday clubs add creative fun to school

BRIGHTON — On Friday afternoons, the classrooms where Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School students toil over their academics during the week are transformed into a camp-like atmosphere for Friday clubs. The Friday clubs program offer a host of activities designed to allow the kids let loose and see another side of their