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District News

School District to Mark Hurricane Ian Anniversary
School District to Mark Hurricane Ian Anniversary
In advance of the anniversary, the School District is producing a documentary about Hurricane Ian’s impact and the community’s response.
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District Wins - September 22, 2023
District Wins - September 22, 2023
Our Automotive Academy students at East Lee County High School were recently thrilled to hear a guest speaker from Tesla. Learn all about this special day, and other moments that we'd like to share in the very latest edition of District Wins!
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School District Earns 2023 Aetna Workplace Well-being Award
School District Earns 2023 Aetna Workplace Well-being Award
The School District of Lee County is proud to announce it has received a Leading the Way Aetna Workplace Well-being Platinum Award.
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Principal's Message

Hello Wildcats, 

Welcome to our new school year!  We are so very happy you are all here with us.

Our commitments are: Take our Game to the Next Level and Level Up

These are for all of us.  We all want to improve at everything we do and this begins with giving your education everything we’ve got.  Give 100% to all you do.

Parents, we will love for you to become active members of our School Advisory Committee.  We will have five meetings this school year, 5:30 - 6:30pm, in our media center: August 30, October 24, January 30, March 26, and May 21.  August’s agenda will include a review of our current student data, our School Improvement Plan goals, upcoming safety measures, and grade level specific information.

We have additional events for parents to take part in as well, such as a couple of field trips and helping with book fairs.  Contact the front office to let us know how you might be available to volunteer at Diplomat, 239-574-5257.  If you have questions regarding school rules, procedures, policies, and any activity happening around campus, please check out our website or call us, 230-574-5257.  We will gladly answer any question you may have.  

This has already been a great year in the first seven days.  Let’s keep it going.  

Take Our Game to the Next Level.

Level Up,

Maura Bennington, Principal

Proud to be in the Pride




Dr. Christopher S. Bernier, Ed.D. - Superintendent

Armor Persons, District 5, Chair

Sam Fisher, District 1, Vice Chair

Melisa W. Giovannelli, District 2

Chris N. Patricca, District 3

Debbie Jordan, District 4

Jada Langford-Fleming, District 6

Cathleen O'Daniel Morgan, District 7

Kathy Dupuy-Bruno, Esq., School Board Attorney

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