Latest LWCS News

Cowboy Ride into Town at JHW

Apr 15th, 2014

4th Graders enjoyed having a real cowboy ride into town at Janie Howard Wilson.

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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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Lake Wales High School Inducts 97 new members into the National Honor Society!

Nov 20th, 2013

Lake Wales High School recently inducted 97 new members into the National Honor Society!

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Seddon Henry signs letter of intent for Stetson University

Nov 20th, 2013

Seddon Henry signed his letter of intent this week to play baseball for Stetson University next year!

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Free Technology Seminar at B Street Center

Nov 15th, 2013

The Bok IT Kids are offering a series of free community technology seminars, and our first one is coming up.

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SOAR Academy students are leaders

Nov 1st, 2013

LAKE WALES –– A special group of students posed for a photo in the new Hillcrest Elementary gazebo recently, wearing blazers that identify them as members of SOAR Academy.

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Bok students visit Dali Museum

Oct 31st, 2013

LAKE WALES – Bok Academy students enrolled in Spanish classes got a special “Halloween treat” today (Oct. 31) when they took a field trip to the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg.

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Hillcrest parade honors storybook characters

Oct 31st, 2013

LAKE WALES – Hillcrest Elementary honored storybook characters Thursday (Oct. 31) with a costume parade at the school.

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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 2013-2014 Calendar and plan your year!

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