Latest LWCS News

Lake Wales High School Graduate, Jaime Barrow, Makes it to the National College Finals Rodeo for the 2nd Year

Jun 18th, 2014

LAKE WALES – 2010 graduate of Lake Wales High School, Jaime Barrow has qualified for the 2014 National College Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyoming that is being held this week, June 15th – 21st.

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LWHS 23rd Annual Football Golf Tournament

Jun 13th, 2014

   To Our Faithful Highlander Community, you are invited to join us for our 23rd Annual Football Golf Tournament at The Lake Wales Country Club on Saturday, June 28, 2014. Golf Tournament Flyer – LWHS 2014

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Janie Howard Wilson Reaches Out to Families

May 2nd, 2014

Janie Howard Wilson faculty and staff visited Tower Pointe this week to spend time with students and families while they participated in a variety of bubble activities.

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Calendar approved for 2014-2015 school year

May 2nd, 2014

LAKE WALES – Students will begin school on Monday, Aug. 18, according to the new school year calendar approved by the Lake Wales Charter Schools’ Board of Trustees on Monday (April 21).

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Lake Wales Charter Schools Celebrate 2014 Teacher of the Year and Support Person of the Year from Each School

Apr 22nd, 2014

Lake Wales Charter Schools celebrate the 2014 Teacher of the Year and Support Person of the Year from each school in our system at a special brunch held at the Central Office.

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Lake Wales Charter Schools Receive Excellence in Education Award at the State Capital

Apr 16th, 2014

Three schools, Dale R. Fair Babson Park Elementary, Hillcrest Elementary, and Edward W. Bok Academy, and the Lake Wales Charter Schools System received the distinguished Excellence in Education from the Florida Charter School Alliance in Tallahassee.

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Edward W. Bok Academy named Apple Distinguished Program

Apr 16th, 2014

Edward W. Bok Academy is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2013 to 2015 for its use of iPads and MacBooks as a framework for curriculum.

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BOK AT THE MOON

Feb 8th, 2014

5th Annual Bok at the Moon! Food, games, and fun! Come out and join us!

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Bok Academy IT Kids at B Street Center

Dec 12th, 2013

Let our “digital natives” give you customized tech support! The Bok IT Kids are offering a series of free community technology seminars, and our next one is coming up. Join us on Thursday, Dec. 12th 5:00 – 7:00pm at the B Street Community Center 863-679-8091.

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Books and Bagels at JHW!

Nov 20th, 2013

Books and Bagels at JHW – 2nd graders and their parents are spending quality time together while working on reading concepts and skills.

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What our students say...

“Our school incorporates the best technology, like iPads, into the instructional program to make it the highest possible standard.” – Joshua Collier, 10th grade, April 2012

Important Information

This section will be frequently updated with news and links to important items that have changed. Check back often so you don't miss anything important!

  • SUPPLEMENTAL INSURANCE: Each year, we purchase supplemental Student Accident Insurance  for all Lake Wales Charter Schools students during the school day and at school-sponsored events.

  • BUS DRIVERS: If you have a CDL/PS license, come see us and join our Transportation Team! Apply in person at 130 E. Central Ave., Lake Wales.

  • TRUSTEE CONTACTS: If you have concerns, suggestions or questions that cannot be resolved at the school level, please contact the LWCS Trustee who is designated as the parent/community contact for your school.

  • School Meals: Big changes this year in our school cafeterias! All elementary students eat free. Middle and high school students may apply online for free- or reduced-price meals.  To see our latest menus or learn more about the Federal School Lunch Program, click here.

  • CALENDAR: Check out the 2014-2015 Calendar and plan your year!

  • EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK has been updated, approved and posted for 2013-2014. Check it out!