Students First – HLE student one step closer to college

A fifth-grade student at Highlands Elementary School (HLE) is one step closer to college thanks to a two-year Florida Prepaid Scholarship she received as part of the Florida TaxWatch Principal Leadership Award program. Jennifer Aquayo-Narvaez was recommended for the scholarship by former HLE principal Dr. Laura Mendicino who received a 2019-2020 Principal Leadership Award through […]

Students First – The Class of 2020

The Class of 2020 is facing an unprecedented season of change due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), which has led to the cancellation of some events/activities, including many hallmark moments of the high school experience. We recognize graduation is the culmination of a student’s academic journey and a time to celebrate with family and friends. Our entire […]

Students First – The Gratitude Project

IMMOKALEE – Here at Collier County Public Schools, we love to see teachers share and collaborate. In this time of eLearning, we’re seeing it more and more. Teachers working together, bringing the best out of each other to ultimately benefit our students. So we weren’t surprised to see a special project that was put together […]

Students First – CCPS Updates

Governor Ron DeSantis has announced that all K-12 schools will continue distance learning through the end of the school year. Therefore, Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) campuses will remain CLOSED to all students through the end of the school year and CCPS eLearns will continue until the last day of school, which is June 3. […]

Students First – CCPS Updates

As we continue to navigate these challenging times, Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) wishes to communicate some updates on high school events and activities. PROMS AND SENIOR GRAD BASH EVENTS – All high school Proms and senior Grad Bash (or similar) events have been CANCELED. Refunds for any monies paid will be provided after May […]

Students First – CCPS uses Canvas Learning Management System to access coursework

Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) is committed to supporting children and families in continuous learning, and we are off to a great start! On Monday, March 30, virtual teacher-led instruction began with students using the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) to access coursework. Students are expected to log in to Canvas daily (canvas.collierschools.com) and regular […]

Students First – Schools to remain closed until May 1

This week, the Commissioner of the Florida Department of Education has directed all public schools in Florida to continue to be closed through May 1, 2020. Therefore, Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) campuses will remain CLOSED to all students from Monday, March 30 through Friday, May 1. Additional school closures will be re-evaluated by the […]

Students First – CCPS is committed to supporting children and families

With school being out until April 15, Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) is committed to supporting children and families in continuous learning. CCPS began its transition to virtual/online continuous learning for students this week (March 23-27). Information related to this week’s activities, as well as any future updates, may be found on the CCPS Continuous […]

Students First – STEAM Showcase scheduled

Calling all parents, guardians, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, brothers, and sisters! CCPS has a must-see event coming up—an event that will highlight the talent, ingenuity, and creativity of Immokalee students!  The second annual Immokalee Schools’ STEAM Showcase is scheduled for Thursday, March 19, at Immokalee Middle School (401 9th Street), from 5:00-6:30 p.m. The event […]

Students First – IHS Drill Teams heading to state competiton

JROTC stands for Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. At its core, the program is centered on character development and citizenship. JROTC teaches self-discipline, self-confidence, and leadership skills that can help students successfully meet the challenges of adulthood. It is conducted at accredited secondary schools throughout the nation, such as IHS, by instructors who are retired […]