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June 29, 2011 by Kelly Farrell (Register to contact)

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The Estero High School campus is about to be painted and the principal wants to hear from the community whether it should stay pink or not. What do you think? Are you still in the Estero area?
Hope you'll take a minute to share your thoughts-- call, send a message or email.
Kelly Farrell
Naples Daily News
Staff reporter
(239) 877-XXXX cell

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A graduate reacts as family and friends celebrated their student walked the stage. Estero High School seniors were excited to graduate Saturday morning during ...

Estero residents, business owners teach money skills to local students through Junior Achievement program  Naples Daily News

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High school softball: Experienced Estero team sets expectations for the state title in 2019  Naples Daily News

The Wildcats have progressively improved the least three season with getting past Fort Myers and into the state final four the next hurdle.

Estero teacher accused of inappropriate sex talk with student has Florida teacher certificate revoked  The News-Press

Two years after FGCU graduate Christopher Rohling began teaching history at Estero High School, alleged sex talk with a female student ended his career in ...

Lee County high school graduation details  NBC2 News

This coming weekend, students from Lee County's 13 high schools will be graduating.

3 Fort Myers soccer players taken to hospital during district title game  NBC2 News

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Fort Myers High School Seniors Olivia Boskie and Nicole Wilcox knew playing against Estero High School for the Girls Soccer District ...

Lee County school district plans to buy land in Estero for $2.5 million  The News-Press

The Lee County school district has agreed to buy 10 acres of land in Estero for $2.5 million to build one or more schools. The land purchase is pending a study ...

THC dab pens being found in SWFL schools  NBC2 News

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Two arrests made in connection with threats at Lee County schools  The News-Press

A threat of violence at North Fort Myers High School prompted the assignment of additional school resource officers on campus Monday.

Teen stalks, takes pictures of woman at Coconut Point Mall  NBC2 News

Lee County deputies arrested 18-year-old Eugenio Gonzalez Friday afternoon.

Estero High football coach Brad Vojcak steps down a week before fall camp  The News-Press

The Estero High football program will be in search of its third head coach in less than a year. The current coaching search began a week before fall camp.

Estero in 2019: From Road construction to the village's first land buy, here's what to keep an eye on  Naples Daily News

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Congrats! Here are all of the 2019 Graduates of Distinction  Naples Daily News

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Rec center hosts state hoops tourney  North Fort Myers Neighbor

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Wave of vehicle burglaries hit three Estero, Bonita Springs neighborhoods  The News-Press

Overall, there were 21 vehicle burglaries across Lee County reported Monday, including 11 in Estero and seven in Bonita Springs.

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Readers' Choice Game of the Week: Rashawn Hunter stars as Mariner overwhelms Estero  The News-Press

Hunter accounts for five of seven touchdowns Mariner had in first half to lead 47-6 at home at halftime.

12 schools in Florida made the top 100 in U.S. News & World Report's national ranking of schools  Naples Daily News

According to U.S. News, 17245 public high schools out of more than 23000 reviewed were ranked.

Photos and videos from college and high school graduations around Southwest Florida  Naples Daily News

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Public access keeps Estero driving range open  Naples Daily News

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Weeks Fish Camp site plans draw more than 100 people to meeting in Estero  Naples Daily News

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New FEMA maps in Estero as of Dec. 7 could impact flood insurance rates  Naples Daily News

Some property owners in south Estero may no longer have to purchase flood insurance or might be eligible to buy insurance at a lower rate.

Roofing company completes large high school project  Business Observer

Target Roofing installs 210000 square feet of roofing, 1.5 miles of gutter and fascia at Estero High School.

Three Lee County students face felony charges in making threats at middle and high schools  The News-Press

Two Lee County students facing felony charges, accused of making written threats of violence at their schools, had their first appearances in court Tuesday and ...

Back to school in new Bonita Springs High School  The News-Press

Lee County students are heading back to school, and teens in Bonita Springs are excited to jump into a brand new high school.

FGCU student, Estero High School graduate opens acai cafe in Estero  Naples Daily News

Ben Casey, 20, opened Bahia Bowls with the help of his father and a family friend after seeing a need for healthy eating options in Estero.

Prep Football 2017 Preview: Estero upgrades offense, looks to be a force in 2017  Naples Daily News

Estero optimistic about chances in 2017 due to improved offense.

Lee Sheriff Mike Scott says his agency will fund deputies in Bonita, Estero, Fort Myers Beach schools  Naples Daily News

In a phone interview, Scott said his agency will pitch in the 50 percent funding needed to make sure that law enforcement is at each public school.

Estero teacher resigns amid allegations of inappropriate contact  NBC2 News

A female teacher at Estero High School is accused of being inappropriate with one of her male students, but she resigned before the school district could do ...

From a teacher's alleged sexual relationship with a student comes a new Florida law  The News-Press

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Opinion: 'Defenseless' hit doesn't belong in high school football either given brain, CTE knowledge, safety  The News-Press

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Family, friends honor, run for Estero track coach Jeff Sommer  The News-Press

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Monday Night Football: The News-Press high school football game previews for Aug. 27  The News-Press

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Estero OK's tentative tax rate, approves $37M capital improvement program  Naples Daily News

The council can still lower the village-wide property tax rate prior to final adoption in September.

Citizens fighting against possible Bonita Springs rezoning for proposed retirement community  NBC2 News

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Lehigh Acres man facing 20 charges of possessing child pornography  The News-Press

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Lely High School senior inspired by late father to pursue career in car industry  Naples Daily News

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Lee County school district's graduation rate hits 82 percent — its highest level ever  The News-Press

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Lee district recommends Estes for Bonita High principal  The News-Press

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Hundreds mourn Estero's Jeff Sommer  The News-Press

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