Cape Coral Youth News

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14
Jun
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Cape High's IB Program developing leaders of tomorrow

Over the past decade, Cape Coral High School's International Bacaulerate (IB) program has grown into a shining star at the school.

Students across the area attend Cape Coral's oldest high school simply to be part of the IB program.

Started in Geneva, Switzerland in the 1960's the International Baccalaureate program has become recognized throughout the world one of, if not, the most, comprehensive and challenging high school curriculum.

Thu
19
May
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Cape Coral Police announce May 2016 Do The Right Thing winners

On Wednesday, May 18, the Cape Coral Police Department held their final monthly Do The Right Thing Awards ceremony of the 2015-2016 school year at City Hall.

The department recognized thirteen Cape Coral students who were nominated for their recent actions that had a positive impact on the community.

The department hosts the ceremony each month during the school year to honor local students for going above and beyond in their every day life to "do the right thing."

Mon
25
Apr
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North High's Lampkins makes Air Force Academy choice official

North Fort Myers High School Senior Madison Lampkins is giving new meaning to the phrase "Fly the coop."

Beginning this fall, Lampkins will spend the next four years attending the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado on a four-year full soccer scholarship.

Lampkins is one of only 1,200 students of the 9,000 that applied to be accepted into the prestigious academy this year. She will receive a full four-year scholarship that will include her education, room and board, insurance, and a base pay. The scholarship is valued just under $500,000.

Thu
21
Apr
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Cape Coral Police announce April 2016 Do The Right Thing winners

On Wednesday, April 20, the Cape Coral Police Department held their monthly Do The Right Thing Awards ceremony for the 2015-2016 school year at City Hall.

The department recognized thirteen Cape Coral students who were nominated for their recent actions that had a positive impact on the community.

The department hosts the ceremony each month during the school year to honor local students for going above and beyond in their every day life to "do the right thing."

Mon
28
Mar
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Cape Coral students hear harsh realities of distracted driving

For some years, the number one cause of death for teenagers in the United States has been car accidents.

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2013, 2,163 teens in the United States ages 16–19 were killed, and 243,243 were treated in emergency departments for injuries suffered in motor vehicle crashes. Breaking that number down further, six teens ages 16–19 died every day from motor vehicle injuries during that period.

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