Tutor Corps students build wardrobe for college at Guadalupe Resale Shop

NAPLES – Graduates of Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps program are heading off to college with some stylish new apparel and items for their dorm rooms, courtesy of Guadalupe Resale Shop. The students, all recent graduates of Immokalee High School, were treated to a shopping trip in late July at Guadalupe Resale Shop in Naples. Each […]

Guadalupe Center students have ‘awesome’ experience touring Arthrex manufacturing facility

NAPLES – Forty-five students in Guadalupe Center’s Tutor Corps Program were offered an exclusive tour of Arthrex Manufacturing Inc., seeing firsthand some of the innovative products being developed by the Naples-based company. Engineers led the Immokalee High School students on a tour of the Arthrex facility in Ave Maria, showing cutting-edge Computer Numerically Controlled machines […]

School doors will be locked for safety

In April, Collier County Public Schools announced that we will be locking the front doors of schools during the day as an additional later of security beginning in the 2018-2019 school year. As of August 10, 2018, the front doors at all 50 CCPS campuses will be LOCKED and visitors must show a valid photo […]

Back to School Health Fair scheduled for this Friday

Receive vaccinations, nutrition information, learn more about Florida Department of Health services and more. Naples — The Florida Department of Health in Collier County (DOH-Collier) will be hosting a “Back-To-School Health Fair” on Friday, August 10, 2018 to encourage parents to bring their children in to receive immunizations for school. Collier County students will start […]

Students have big plans for Immokalee’s future

Over the summer, I had the honor of meeting 12 remarkable 2018 Immokalee High School graduates. These young women were attending Florida SouthWestern State College with four classes during a summer semester. A summer semester is about half of the time of a regular semester, and usually students only take one or two courses in […]

Enterprise Holdings Grants $5K for FSW Veteran Scholarships

Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Foundation received a $5,000 grant from Enterprise Holdings Foundation. The grant is directed for scholarships for the college’s student veterans. This is the third year that Enterprise has donated to FSW for this purpose. “These students sacrificed to serve our country, and we want to show our appreciation for that […]

Physical Therapist Assistant Program to hold information sessions at FSW

FORT MYERS – The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) will hold a series of informational sessions this summer at all four FSW locations. Under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist, physical therapist assistants work closely with people of all age groups who have a wide range of physical […]

Congrats to the IHS BETA Club on your recent wins

The Immokalee High School BETA club went to the National BETA Club convention in Savannah, Georgia on June 16 and were there until June 20, where they placed first in Campaign Skit, Scrapbook, Spotlight on Service and Freshlook at BETA. Second in Recycling. Third in Character Skit. Eighth in Banner and Advertising Design and tenth […]

iTech holds Unified Champions Banquet

On May 29, iTech hosted the Immokalee High School FHSAA Unified Champions 2018 Awards Banquet, under the leadership of David McKenzie , Director of Collier County Olympics, Ms. Kelly Stevenson and Ron Mosher. The opening statement was given by Ron Mosher of the Immokalee Kiwanis Cluband the invocation by Pastor Terry Mallory of the First […]

Guadalupe Center opening doors to higher education for another 29 Immokalee students through Tutor Corps

By Helen Midney, Guadalupe Center Special to the Immokalee Bulletin It was 90-minute ceremony that ultimately will change their lives. Although the magnitude of becoming a Tutor Corps student likely hasn’t yet hit them, 29 Immokalee students took the first major step toward college by saying “yes” on Tuesday, May 15. Guadalupe Center held a […]